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££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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55 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (Spring Street and Elm Row)
+1 732-846-6521
11:30 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 19:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Torrance, California
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in New Brunswick, make sure you stop here. They have a huge, huge selection of whiskeys, bourbons, scotch, etc. and also mixed drinks. The wait staff can provide helpful advice on individual drinks or pairings. The menu is very unique, and has preparations that you will not find anywhere else. Again, the staff is very prepared to... More 

Thank Ed R
toms river nj
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone really like this place. It's like a little speakeasy. Service was excellent, tried a Gibson and it was outstanding. Loved the atmosphere and the mix of patrons. This was either first or second on everyone's list.

Thank berky11
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I met an old friend here for lunch. We heard they have great martinis, so we decided to give it a try. We sat in the back room in a booth and it was fine for us. We did each order a different martini and they lived up to the hype. Large and delicious! We had a good lunch, good... More 

Thank Judith F
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food was OK but in summer I prefer to sit in a room with day light or even outside. We were squeezed in a basement , too much tables and no day light.

Thank Vince816
Edison, New Jersey
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great Martini Bar! The bartender was busy but still attentive to our needs. Suggested the Victoria's Secret Martini. No matter what mojito you order, you will enjoy it!

Thank Cheryl Q
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My boyfriend and I started going to Clydz last year after hearing about it though friends. Our favorite drink is the Smoky Donkey by far. It's and acquired taste, but really good. For the food, I really liked the Deviled Eggs and the Thai wings. The scallops, gators in a blanket and nachos, the times I've had them were not... More 

Thank nicolefU3679LR
Mercerville, New Jersey
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Martini's are good. Bartenders make great drinks. Although it was Happy Hour the prices are not that great unless you order house drinks. Premium brands will cost you premium $$$.

Thank Richard C
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great martini bar and has some interesting food. There is a lot of options available for martinis. The service is not that great and the place can get extremely crowded. I often have to wait a long whole before I can get service.

Thank Jane2983
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is my absolute favorite spot downtown New Brunsick was an exceptional gourmet menu and wide variety of martinis - the Lychee martini is the best. Lunch, dinner or late night - the menu options always include wild game and other specialities. It's fine dining in a very relaxed and happening atmosphere. Get seated in a booth behind the bar... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

During a difficult time at the Middlesex Courts, lunch was had at Clydz. It was close, service was quick, staff was understanding, and food was good. It was a great place for a breather during court sessions where one could be left to their own thoughts or engage in a discussion without being interrupted. The staff should be highly commended... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (Spring Street and Elm Row)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is just 2 blocks from the New Brunswick train station, on the NJ Transit Northeast Corridor Line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-846-6521

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