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21 W River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760-1337
732-842-6205
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Double date night

After a not so pleasant experience at Char, a friend took us to What's your beef. It was a cute little place that I never would have noticed if I was driving. Our friends have been there before so they new the rules of ordering. when you are seated the hostess leaves your ticket with your table... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Kathleen G
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Spotswood, New Jersey
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Rumson, New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What's Your Beef? is the most dependable restaurant I have ever known. Since 1969, my family and I have had great dinners with amazing salads, and we have gone there countless times without a single bad experience ever.The staff is excellent and always friendly and always the same people. They don't turn over staff members. So, you are always greeted... More 

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Rumson, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is a favorite with locals for its casual, friendly atmosphere. The decor is dated with an old pub feel. To order you step up to the grill chef and order your meats, fish, chicken, etc. and the food is delivered to your table. The restaurant has a nice salad bar which is well stocked. The food presentation and... More 

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Spotswood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

After a not so pleasant experience at Char, a friend took us to What's your beef. It was a cute little place that I never would have noticed if I was driving. Our friends have been there before so they new the rules of ordering. when you are seated the hostess leaves your ticket with your table#. when you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great salad bar not worth the $9 charge if you don't order a entree great onion rings. hamburger s and shrimp cocktail. Steaks and prime rib are way below average but I have been going back for over 30 years. Dont like the bread box where everyone touch the bread your eating. Cant understand how the health department let's them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First off, I loved the fact that the cut and weighed your steak and you could say what piece you wanted. The salad bar was yummy and the waitress was very good to us and attentive. The steak was good, but I have had better, there was really no flavor. Nice area, I would go back again but maybe just... More 

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Rumson, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My wife and I enjoy eating at the bar with a couple of glasses of wine and talking to the to all the people there. The food is good and it is not over the top expensive . Liz is a great bartender and is very welcoming . :-)

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Manalapan, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This place has consistantly the best steaks anywhere...keep peter luger and ruths chris and mortons....this is monmouth countys best kept secret. The owner cuts your choice of type of steak and cooks it to your taste, the wait staff is the same for years, bartenders are very welcoming, sometimes there is a long wait, but its so worth it...they also... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Met friends for a party. the bartender was very nice, hostess was accommodating since we were late and the waitress was very nice. Salad bar was just good nice selections for a starter. Bread selection was good. most of the guests had steak and lobster combos. I would have liked more selection of cuts. I had the NY 11 oz... More 

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Red Bank, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A while back I wrote a review of Neal Michaels Steak House. I raved about their food and service. They rank up there with What's Your Beef in my opinion. This past Saturday was my birthday and my family wanted to take me out to my favorite restaurant for dinner. Uh-oh, I had to choose between the two. I weighed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We sat at the bar and ordered a beer and ribeye steak. The place was just finishing its dinner rush and the bar was half full. The bartenders were very slow and distracted. He served us two warm beers in 12 oz. mugs , not the usual cold pint glasses most places serve. The salad bar was dirty with butter... More 

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Additional Information about What's Your Beef

Address: 21 W River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760-1337
Phone Number: 732-842-6205
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rumson
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 W River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760-1337
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rumson
  • Phone Number: 732-842-6205

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?