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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 - 10:00 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: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lively Corner Bar

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Brian A
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Jersey City, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Succasunna, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Hoboken, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Food here is pretty good... Could be better for the price. I like coming here to escape the normal crazy crowd of hoboken. Its nice to come here for their happy hours for the cheaper wines and beers. Cocktails are expensive here though. Fun place overall.

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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

I liked it. Had brunch upstairs. Beautiful place, delicious food. friendly servers. Mimosas were good - wish it had a stronger champagne taste but it was fine. I would def come again - lovely experience

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've eaten at Brass Rail a hand-full of times and never have been disappointed. It's a nice environment where you won't feel rushed and can enjoy your meal and some drinks.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Brass Rail has been around for 100 years and in the past the food and service seem to have stayed there~but I must admit I was very pleasantly surprised on a recent visit because the food was cutting edge fresh, out of the box modern and reasonably affordable. I was in Hoboken on business and had not been there... More 

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watertown, CT
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100 reviews 100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Actually I think they can do better too. The food is not bad and neither is the service, it is all just sort of dull and passionless. There seemed to be little pride or purpose to the place. It all adds up to just another sort of generic restaurant. It is also way to loud downstairs to have any shot... More 

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New Delhi, India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Went there for lunch and even though it was just the two of us, we decided to make reservations beforehand in case it got quite full. As it turned out, we were the only ones there. So I don't think you need to make reservations, at least on weekdays. Staff was attentive and food was of high standards. I enjoyed... More 

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?