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Tumulty's

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Irish, American, Bar, Pub
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361 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
+1 732-545-6205
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding an established tavern in New Brunswick was perfect for us to settle in and enjoy. The Guinness and stew were perfect.

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Thank Dennis M
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Damn! The new owners renovated, took out ALL the booths & thereby destroyed all the "Authentic PUB Character" this place had since I've been going here (1985!) The new decor is sparse, minimal and "Sports Bar-like;" complete with 3 huge flat screens playing 3 "games," behind the enormous (out of proportions, oversized & overkill new Bar!) Food (Fish N Chips,... More 

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Thank ModMick
Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were last there, about 7 years ago, it looked like a nice, mid to up scale pub. We were shocked walking in this time, it looked like a place that had just opened after being hit by superstorm sandy! But the burgers were first rate, although my burger which was ordered rare, came nearly medium. And the menu... More 

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Thank ZenGolfGuy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What was once a nice old cozy pub with great food has turned into for the lack of a better word a cafeteria. The food is not bad but not as good as it once was and the service is adequate at best. I do not think I will be returning anytime soon and I work a few blocks away.

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1 Thank Jeffrey F
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was dark - thought I was going into a cellar but I climbed stairs! Not the most welcoming place. Very matter-of-fact - customer here I have to serve them. Steak was cooked how I required but was chewy. The train running around was the highlight.

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Thank Michelle F
Milltown, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This establishment has new owners "NewBees." The atmosphere is has been updated and spacious. The trains remain! Family restaurant. Known for their tempting menu and wedge salad. Take a drive into New Brunswick, park and enjoy. Great cheddar burger.

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Thank geralyngerhart04
Fairfield, Connecticut
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For decades, Tumulty's was a mainstay in New Brunswick and one of the best Pubs anywhere. After its long-time family owners retired last year, the name was kept with much of the menu. New owners renovated, keeping what they thought was best and got rid of what they thought was worst. But they destroyed the signature cozy wood booths and... More 

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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an unpretentious place and that's a good thing too. As Churchill once remarked, "that woman is modest and she has a lot to be modest about." Starting with the best part: the bartender at a private function I attended a couple of weeks ago was most congenial and helpful. The staff was evidently trying hard, but their professional... More 

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Thank Vicarmuddlebush
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Tumulty's has recently been refurbished, given it an "old world" feeling, but once inside it is very comforting and both the food and staff give excellent quality and service

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Thank Andy B
Somerset, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I wish I had read the reviews before setting foot into Tumulty's. It no longer has the atmosphere of a warm cozy pub it used to be. Booths are gone, which are replaced with tables reminding me of a cafeteria. The coziness is just not there. The food is ok but the pub fries are not there. The waiter we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Cuisine
Irish, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-6205
Description
Tumulty’s is known for providing the best value in Casual American food and drink. Our 10 Ounce Pub Burgers and Black Angus Burgers are consistently ranked among New Jersey’s Best Burgers. Our Prime Rib and New York Strip Steaks compare with entrees costing much more at other restaurants. Fresh seafood specials and vegetarian entrees provide great choices for non-meat eaters.Our downstairs room is great for private parties and meetings. We welcome Rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, holiday celebrations, cocktail parties, business meetings and seminars. Packages for dinners, buffets, hors-d’oervres and open bars are very reasonably priced.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?