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Old Man Rafferty's

106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
(732) 846-6153
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Ranked #11 of 162 restaurants in New Brunswick
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
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194 reviews 194 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I had a slice of cheesecake, as I was in NY after all, from the Rafferty Gourmet and it was a pretty damn good slice. Their shoppe was nice and contained a selection on yummy goods and desserts which I wish I could have bought from and taken back to Canada.

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The food is above-average, as is the service. The outdoor seating on the side is surprisingly well executed, offering privacy and ambient lighting. Very enjoyable to sit out in comfortable weather among the lushly packed planters. Highly recommended!

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Manalapan, New Jersey, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food is really very very good but the portions are very generous! For a local place they offer a huge selection. Had a great meal there last night. The wait was long because they seemed to be understaffed and couldn't man all the tables. We had a waiter, Cody, that was really on the ball. Great Meal!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

No complaints, great food, solid service. Fish cooked perfectly. Great corned beef sandwich, slaw and fries Delicious Caesar salad. Awesome desserts. Yuengling on tap. Must try.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Have been here thrice now. Once out of choice, other time out of compulsion. The ambience is great. Outside seating in the evening is full almost everyday. The food is just good. Nothing extra ordinary, nothing that you can find only at this old man's place. Price is also on the higher side making it a costly affair. Go if... More

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Edison, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Any restaurant that urges it's customers to eat dessert first is rare. The reason for the urging is twofold, dessert selections are phenomenal and secondly if you eat dinner first you won't have room for dessert. I ordered the full rack of ribs and was only able to finish half of this wonderful meal. Definitely the best ribs north of... More

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A few of my friends had dinner and split the bill in paying on a separate credit card payments of each individual but the payment was USD25 and rest. charged USD75 instead.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

A wide variety of great food at a great price. Service is excellent and it's got good wines to chose from. Not fancy but you eat well, and have a great time. I suggest making reservations for larger groups. It even has a store were you can buy products used in their kitchen.

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Spring, TX
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We hesitate to try out new places for fear it won't be good. Old Man Rafferty's did not disappoint. They were generous with their meat, fast, friendly, and reasonably priced. Can't wait to try their nachos!

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Houston, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Many options for entree's and deserts. Service was excellent and enjoyed the daily specials, including wine! The deserts were out of this world! Many choices to chose from! Seems like they have a nice bar area as well. The weather was great and the patio area was hopping! I would eat here again if in the area!

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