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Old Man Rafferty's

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106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
+1 732-846-6153
11:00 - 00:00
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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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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great venue to enjoy a bite before heading over to the show at the NJ State Theater. Good menu, great bar choices, you won't go wrong here

Thank David_Valaika
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Note: I frequent the Hillsborough location. Went here before a show with another couple. Seated right away and had good service throughout our night. The dish I ordered was very good and but the ladies both ordered the salmon and were disappointed. Both said the dish lacked flavor/taste. I tried it and I agreed. It was also supposed to come... More 

Thank Dennis K
Somerset, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Doing the snow storm last week I needed a break - to my surprise Old Man Rafferty was open- I needed a Burgrer- so I tryed the Smashed Burger Petty Melt I was Excellent!

Livingston, New Jersey
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171 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all my parking experience was absolutely horrific. There was nowhere to park. New Brunswick is an extremely overcrowded city on a Saturday night, that was never built to handle these types of crowds. Every parking garage was full, and in the end I wound up driving about a mile away and Ubering to the restaurant. The restaurant has... More 

Thank bocaberger
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great spot in New Brunswick. We had Joe as our server, who was very attentive and a very charismatic gentleman! The food servings were very generous and the food was delicious - definitely try the chicken pot pie empanadas! Lastly, the dessert was to die for - the red velvet was so yummy! I finished it... More 

Thank Autumn L
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get there early for sunday brunch. The food was fresh, portions were great, everything from fresh fruit, cakes, fresh waffles ,omelets, french toast. carving station, shell fish, and the list goes on.

Thank mrmikhael
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Re visited on two occassions, once as an eat in and once as a takeaway, both visits were excellent, staff very helpful and courteous in the resturant and in the takeaway section again staff very helpful with an excellent variety of sandwiches, soups and cakes

Thank Andy B
Quincy, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner with colleagues. The waitress was friendly and offered good suggestions. She also checked in several times. The menu has a good variety of food, so it should cater to even the pickiest eaters. Be sure to try their cheesecake!

Thank francesshakira
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 3 January 2017

You can NEVER go wrong with Rafferty's. The food is great, the atmosphere warm and fun, and desserts to die for. No matter the reason for your visit, you'll feel the environment is just right. They have a GREAT Sunday brunch too. The menu has a zillion wonderful things on it, and I've never had a bad meal here, as... More 

Thank Teressina
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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225 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

It has been several years since we last visited Old Man Raferty and unfortunately it was not as we remembered. The service was extremely slow (it was not crowded) and we ordered the calamari as an appetizer. Was not fresh--definitely frozen. The only saving grace was the sandwiches---BLT was well packed and tasty.

Thank Joan S

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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, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, Business meetings, 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?