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Old Man Rafferty's

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106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
+1 732-846-6153
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and I had lunch here. It was a Tuesday but the restaurant was nearly full at 12:15. He ordered from the 'daily special' menu - a turkey sandwich with cranberry mayo on some fabulous looking bread. It was a huge sandwich and he barely ate half and took the rest home. I had a cup of tomato soup... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Large menu, lots of choices but look around and get the vibe and somehow the have to have a hamburger spirit moved me...and so 4 of 5 of us did...perfectly cooked, very nice, kinda skimpy on the sauteed onions, good brioche bun, extra for sweet potato fries...all good. Would skip the appetizers, which really were substandard, especially the lettuce cups/wraps... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on time and were seated immediately. Our waiter was wonderful, Mike K, we asked to move our seat since we were aware near crying children and he was very accommodating. We both had hamburgers. I had their "smashburger" which is a hamburger on white bread with lots on American cheese. The food was delicious. We would certainly return... More 

1 Thank marcie C
Edison, New Jersey
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75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 5pm Reservation to make a 7o'clock theater.Well we were seated right away ordered immediately meal came at 6:15. The tomato bisque we good.The Asian chicken stir fry was cold (sent back) the Asian shrimp had so much sauce we thought the shrimp was still swimming and super spicy (but it was hot). The ravioli was average. Ordered white... More 

1 Thank obamagal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place, service was friendly&attentive. Awesome food too....great location in the heart of new brunswick!!

2 Thank Joan C
Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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372 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went here on Sunday morning for a brunch, as it was recommended to us by the hotel. The restaurant is located across the street from the station and is very easy to find. It is very large inside and they managed to accommodate 8 of us easily and were very flexible in re-assigning a table when we asked. The... More 

2 Thank Mark_from_Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you want heartburn then this is your place. I was with a group of 11 people and the service was real slow.

Thank bcnyyan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Really great food as always. Great attention and very reasonable ..the toasted sandwiches are very nice as are the steak and burgers. They also have a lovely dessert trolley

Thank pandoraLondon
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The food here is really good but has terrible service. The food here takes forever and its really annoying. Overall, try it.

Thank Matan O
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Mediocre at best! I was seated propyl in a nearly empty dining room,but waited for a while for server to arrive. Placed the order of a chicken Madeira with spinach and Yukon mash potatoes. Chicken was cut scallopini style over cooked and under seasoned . The potatoes under seasoned and not creamy the spinach was also very bland. Salt and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-846-6153

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?