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1270 Easton Turnpike, Branchburg, NJ 08876
908 722 1113
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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    Very good
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun, family place

Went here with the grandkids and had a great time. Food is good, nice atmosphere, especially if you like sports.! Lots of TV's to watch your favorite sport/teams. Also has a great beer list.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Nancy B
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North Babylon, New York
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  • Late Night
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We found out about half price appetizers & wine by accident! There were 4 of us and we made a dinner out of 6 appetizers & a bottle of Chardonnay! The Willies calamari, potato pancakes, sweet chili wings & potstickers were outstanding! Service was fun & attentive!

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North Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went here with the grandkids and had a great time. Food is good, nice atmosphere, especially if you like sports.! Lots of TV's to watch your favorite sport/teams. Also has a great beer list.

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Willie's has a very active bar scene. There are lots of tv screens and music, and high levels of chatter. I don't join the bar scene so I usually ask to be seated in a little quieter spot. The wait staff try to accomodate me. The burgers are great, the fish and chips are better than okay but a little... More 

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New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

First time there, and we were looking forward to enjoying an Irish pub atmosphere. We were seated in a small side room that was SWELTERING! Our waitress was much more focused on the large table, with screaming kids, also in the room. I guess she figured they'd give her a bigger tip, and she was right! We had to ask... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I work nearby and can’t say that I visit often. It is probably one of very few full service restaurants in the immediate area but they are really over priced for being so far out and the food is average. I would recommend the black bean burger if you do ever visit but you aren’t missing much.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First time here. I ordered the Sunday special corn chowder. A bowl no less.the chowder had at the most 2 spoons of vegetables and at most 6 kernels of corn and the rest was broth. I sent it back and replaced it with French onion soup. I also had fish and chips.was not lightly battered as the noted.had a very... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

took the family here for a quick dinner. I have been here before a few times and I keep forgetting the food is terrible. I go a turkey club which had maybe one or two slices of turkey on each layer. My wife got a spinach salad and the dressing was horrible. My son got a kids chicken fingers and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I was in area on business which is unusual given the area which is considered more rural. I enjoyed a cup of their homemade Potato Leek Soup and a Fish & Chips Sandwich. Both were very good. Atmosphere was typical Irish Bar setting, spacious, clean and friendly. Definitely would recommend this one.

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West Orange
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66 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A casual style, sit down restaurant where something is always happening. Irish music, guitar solos, DJ's and more make this restaurant an enjoyable venue. The food is well prepared, and the menu . A good place to had many choices. Good choice for a burger and a beer, or a casual dinner. And, the entertainment was a plus. Two guys... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Service just okay and food was so so. The manager is rude and the bar area is very noisy. I had been here before and did not have a good experience I decided to give it another try, but same problems.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1270 Easton Turnpike, Branchburg, NJ 08876
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Branchburg
  • Phone Number: 908 722 1113

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Irish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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