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Smith’s Tavern

440 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.669523 -73.986309
nr. 9th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-788-5218 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Work, Dive Bar, Game Nights, Neighborhood Bar, Sports Bar
Photo by Patrick Siggins

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Hours

Mon-Sat, 8am-4am; Sun, noon-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G, R at Fourth Ave.-9th St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Profile

For almost 80 years, Smith’s Tavern has survived with little fanfare on Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue. The bar is a no-frills, cheap-beer-out-of-a-cold-mug kind of place—the kind that attracts regulars who stay for years, if not decades. That doesn’t mean it’s completely opposed to change: In the fall of 2000, Smith’s underwent a renovation, with implicit hopes of attracting some of the younger neighborhood drinkers. The results maintain the beloved classic tavern feel, with faux-stone archways and wood-paneled arched ceilings with a fresh polish. There are now fifteen beers on tap and eight TVs tuned to sports and Sunday’s NFL package. For years, Smith’s signature sandwich board promised $1.75 mugs of cold Bud all day beginning at 8am. The price has now risen—to $2.50.

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