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Steakhouse 85

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85 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242 (George Street)
+1 732-247-8585
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner with colleagues and business partners. Wanted to get something special and Steakhouse 85 did it!! We decided to share several dishes between diners and got a seafood plates as starter (shrimps, crab, shellfish and oysters) and then ordered a few different steaks. All the food was perfect and fresh, service was just right - attentive waiter... More 

Thank Alexander S
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clubby steakhouse I was at business meeting and enjoyed a great steak and excellent service. Highly recommend

Thank Luckydog17
Milltown, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing! Sweetheart package is offered on Friday's and Monday's. DELICIOUS!!!! Nice music in the background. Perfect ambiance. Excellent waiter/waitress service. You cannot miss at Steakhouse 85. We are going back in February with 14 people.

Thank geralyngerhart04
Princeton, New Jersey
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Everything about this restaurant was average except the prices. We booked a reservation but they were unable to seat us upon arriving so we had drinks at the bar. They seated us at a backroom table (not much for atmosphere about 20 minutes after our reservation time because we complained about the wait) I ordered a red wine that I... More 

Thank Cathleen H
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204 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a very elegant restaurant with excellent variety in its menu. The two appetizers that we picked were excellent: the flavorful applewood smoked bacon, and the mussels in a sauce that included some light mustard. We rubbed the plate with the bread to fully enjoy the sauce. Really enjoyed the delicious PorterHOUSE steak, excellent for two hungry persons. Good... More 

Thank viatgesrjr
Princeton, New Jersey
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I've been here in the past three months for Happy Hour, Lunch, and Dinner. All three were fantastic. The service here is top notch, from the greeters to the bartenders to the servers to the owner. TOP NOTCH! Never will you feel as welcomed to a place than here, The steaks, obviously, are the best. This is their business, and... More 

Thank Teressina
Redding, Connecticut
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175 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. Reasonable prices...ok salads (like the fact they will put whatever you want in salad). Standard menu/fare. Conveniently located near hotel and businesses.

Thank elmjr525
Kendall Park, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great deal on steak dinner for 2: appetizer, dinner, side and dessert plus a bottle of wine for $99! food was excellent as well as their service plus the light music that complimented the ambiance.

Thank camicia2014
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I wen here one evening with work colleagues and was greeted by warm and friendly staff and even during the week, this place was very busy! After initial drinks at the bar we were taken to our table where we started to digest the menu ... quite a lot to choose from ... Our waiter then brought out a large... More 

Thank Harold_Faltermeyer
Hackettstown, NJ, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lunch here is really great, and very reasonably priced. They have a build your own chopped salad with amazing options, roasted brussels sprouts and truffle tater-tots which are to die for! Dinners are more expensive, as you would expect at a steak house, but the portions are enormous. They also have a terrific wine list. Steakhouse 85 is my go-to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
    (George Street)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is just a one minute walk from the New Brunswick stop on the NJ Transit Northeast Corridor line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-247-8585
Steakhouse 85 is a 21st century rendition of the classic American Steakhouse. The menu at Steakhouse 85 is comprised of fresh and inspiring modern day interpretations of classic American cuisine, served alongside the traditional steakhouse classics we all know and love. The back bone of our menu is without a doubt our beef. Our mouth watering dry aged steaks are rubbed with a simple yet luscious combination of sea salt, black pepper and fresh herbs. They are seared on a 1200 degree cast iron grill and then broiled to your liking. Paired with a large classically designed bar, complete with savvy cocktails and a Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this steakhouse is sure to please.

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