The home of Southern hospitality since 1752

Choose from fine dining or casual tavern seating.
Relax in our bar that welcomes both locals and new friends alike.
Enjoy our Garden for your special event or our Sunday pet-friendly brunch seating.
Unwind in one of our boutique suites while savoring downtown’s charm.  

From near or far, our guests say the kindest things...

“Extraordinary in every way!” ~ Cathy M., Moreno Valley CA

Step Back

From 1752 through the present, The Smithfield Inn is the historic home of Southern hospitality in downtown Smithfield.

Scallops with Peppercorn Bacon Crumbles


Fine dining, tavern trips, happy hour treats, and al fresco fun await. Our menu blends classic Southern favorites with modern tastes.

Unwind by the fire


Our boutique suites and guest rooms have welcomed the good and the great, the weekend getaways, and families for over two centuries.


The Garden is the outdoor experience your guests will cherish. Our elegant Dining Room and warm Tavern will welcome one & all.

Upcoming Events

Unwind over drinks in the Tavern, savor the cuisine of our dining menu, or escape to one of our suites.