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135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 (Corner of 2nd Street)
2 Blocks from the PATH Train Station and Ferry
(201) 659-7074
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A mainstay forever...

When you are looking for descent food, the Brass Rail is there...It's a little more expensive than many in the area but its a little bit better as well. The appetizers are great and you can make a meal with a friends with 3+ items. Brunch on the weekends is good filling for what ails you...

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Tbancuso
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Hoboken, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Midlothian, Virginia
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I attended a business dinner and the food and service was exceptional. Unique touches on common dishes, excellent vegetarian option. It gets VERY loud but it's worth it for the food!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When you are looking for descent food, the Brass Rail is there...It's a little more expensive than many in the area but its a little bit better as well. The appetizers are great and you can make a meal with a friends with 3+ items. Brunch on the weekends is good filling for what ails you...

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Alberta
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went here with family. My pulled pork sandwich (one of the specials) tasted like it was burnt badly. Wife's French onion soup was not good. Son did not like burger and Mom did not like hers either. The service and ambiance were good. Won't be coming again

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Nutley, New Jersey
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Just celebrated Mother's Day with my extended family for brunch. Prix fix was reasonable ($25) and the menu offered a variety of appetizers and main courses of breakfast and lunch items. Great Bloody Mary too!

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I think this place might be good for drinks and a burger. It always seems busy. We came for brunch. This was our first visit. The staff is attentive but it is not worth a second trip for us. I am in the food industry and travel a lot so maybe I am spoiled. The food was not that good,... More 

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West Windsor, NJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Mother's Day disaster! The front of the house had NO CLUE what the back of the house was preparing for a PRE-FIXED menu. TWICE we had to change our orders, after an hour of being seated, because the original pre-fix menu was not correct. Basically were left with burgers for Mother's Day. Wait staff needs more training or needs to... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Went here for brunch, and ordered the brunch that came with drinks. For $30 you get an appetizer, entree, and all the mimosas, Bloody Mary's, Dosequi, or Sangrias you can drink while you eat. The food, drinks, and service were excellent, and the atmosphere was very nice. I will be going back.

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West New York, New Jersey
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great outside seating and the bar has view seats too. Great for people watching. The bartenders are friendly and the locals are too. The food is good enough to keep you coming back.

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Jersey City, NJ, USA
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A tip: try to get there BETWEEN Lunch & Dinner, when the noise level is bearable ! We were only there for drinks, but thoroughly enjoyed the French onion soup, the mussels appetizer (good broth !), the squash salad & the wine. The service was good, the ambience is quite nice, the location is perfect -- only a 2-block walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Cute gem in Hoboken. Limited seating downstairs but another room upstairs. Good cocktail menu. Food was delicious. Service a bit on the slow side for a Thursday night both at bar and table. Worth it for a memorable evening.

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Additional Information about The Brass Rail

Address: 135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone Number: (201) 659-7074
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (Corner of 2nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 2 Blocks from the PATH Train Station and Ferry
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: (201) 659-7074

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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