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Rutt's Hut

417 River Rd, Clifton, NJ 07014-1520
+1 973-779-8615
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (40 reviews)
“chili” (45 reviews)
“homemade relish” (18 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
417 River Rd, Clifton, NJ 07014-1520
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go very often. Growing up my parents brought me there all the time. The food is amazing. Now I bring my Family and they love it just as much.

Thank K8060IImattheww
Reviewed 9 January 2018

this is the first place we stop after leaving the airport when we travel to nj. if you're from the area, you already know it, if you're not, give it a try, it's inexpensive, the hot dogs are the best, and the drinks are reasonable....More

Thank njnine
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I have wanted to try Rutt's for a while now and finally had the chance. I went there with a few friends and overall we all were very satisfied. Speaking for myself I had the burger and the hot dog because I wanted to try...More

Thank RobertStevensJr
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Tried 2 hot dog places, including this one given the rave reviews. Got the ripper and tried the “house relish.” The “ripper” had a single rip and an ok snap. Relish was underwhelming. Nothing here would entice me to make the drive again.

Thank sam l
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a good place for hot dogs. We were there a while back. The food was OK and the service was good. It was an experience.

Thank Ileana M
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Typical New Jersey hot dog place. Their Texas wiener sauce is not the primary draw it's basic and not worth the trip. They have a special sauce which appears to be a mix of yellow mustard and relish. Although their dogs are deep fried till...More

Thank allamerican1
Reviewed 14 December 2017

we headed out to Clifton New Jersey’s Rutt’s Hutt(near the Meadowlands and established in 1928) for reasonably priced onion rings. The area was deserted at midnight (as was the restaurant), but a big Rutt’s Hutt sign lit up the area. Rutt’s Hutt is a cavernous,...More

Thank richiebs123
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Local legend and Clifton landmark. Eaten there for years. Recomended. Listen to otherwise before ordering. Busy environment

Thank jfdunphy1
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Just got back from lunch at Rutts. Rippers are GREAT!! Fries with gravy cannot be beat and try the pork sandwich with extra gravy Amazing!!! Also the Birch Beer is draft try it once and you have it all the time.

Thank lou3837
Reviewed 1 December 2017

In over 50 years of patronage Rutt's is a Timeless Experience. Great food, not just Hot Dogs, great service, great people(think they are all the same as yesteryear), great prices. Place has not changed in the slightest. Experience it yourself, addicting!

Thank stephans705
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2016|
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Response from BBDY | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to get into the parking lot with a van and trailer.
12 December 2015|
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Response from Emmet R | Reviewed this property |
Not really. You would probably have to take three or four buses. check NJ Transit web site for bus routes. PS. the place is not worth if just for the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 River Rd, Clifton, NJ 07014-1520
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-779-8615
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