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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
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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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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have eaten here for lunch and dinner. Excellent service, waitstaff very nice, food variety and quality. And desserts are...the best!

Thank Moises C
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here for lunch and dinner. Food is always great. Fridays get a bit crowded at lunchtime. Game days also get busy. Good menu.

Thank KayDeeAr
Exton, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this restaurantr! Nice menu, good drinks, waitstaff very nice. The food was great. The establishment was very clean. Also, had an awesome bakery and deli attached.

Thank Mary K
Bryan, Texas
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tomato basil soup and deserts are a must do. Bring your appetite. Entrees and service were also good.

Thank kr_texas
Stockholm, Sweden
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198 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old man rafferty's seems to be one of the locals favourite place. The place was full so I sat in the bar for dinner. The bartenders were very attentive and service minded. The food was ok.

Thank Anders L
Galena, Illinois
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399 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in with a client to grab a meal and discuss business. They had a nice selection on the menu along with decent choices in craft beer. Service was fast and freindly.

Thank Burns57777
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here with a few work colleagues for a business lunch. Place was fairly full and service was efficient and effective. The food was nothing outstanding but very good with your standard pub/grille fare (burgers, salads, entrees, etc.). They do have a small but well curated beer list, consisting of a number of local NJ/PA area beers so that was... More 

Thank DaddyDookers
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and were sat outside. When no server approached us for drinks after a few minutes, the outstanding man (Caliph) who sat us saw we were growing annoyed and came over to us. He immediately apologizes took our order and even without complaint told us he would notify the manager. The manager came out and apologized and thesis two... More 

Thank jrsygrl172
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Rafferty's numerous times over the years, but yesterday all 4 of us found our meals especially satisfying. We all ordered seafood but different dishes. Each of us was really pleased with our dinners. I enjoyed a grilled shrimp salad that was not only delicious but huge and had lots of shrimp. My husband ordered salmon and... More 

2 Thank JTB46
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298 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A rainy day lunch started with ridiculous parking challenges (even bad for NB asa BMW promotion reserved loads of street spots). Met at the door by a friendly hostess who went above and beyond to help ID and seat later arrivals for our lunch. Waiter Abril and his partners were also good..attentive, trying hard to please. Good bar and drinks... More 

1 Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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?