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The Brass Rail

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135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4658 (Corner of 2nd Street)
(201) 659-7074
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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reston, va
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182 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We had dinner here as part of a group. I had the spinach salad to start; it was just ok--with small bits of apple, cheese and a few cashews but almost no dressing. My risotto entree was pretty bad. It was both gummy and dry at the same; the few small bits of shrimp in it were like rubber. They... More 

Thank vakamalua
Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went there for a dinner with family and friends, and everything was very good! We started with the mussels, that came in an amazing broth, had great rose wine and all the dishes were very tasty! It's a bit pricey, but the overall experience was worth it.

Thank FlaviaRBianco
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Good sangria and appetizers. The food is average but it is a great spot to people watch on Washington. Definitely order the white sangria if you are up for it.

Thank JHF561
Versailles, Kentucky
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The restaurant is attractive, handy and friendly. The staff is helpful and efficient. The food is good but nothing special. My Kale salad was good and the shrimp and asparagus risotto was good as well, but I have had better of both. My wife felt the same about her Chicken fettuccini and my son echoed the same for his meal.... More 

Thank racehorses
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Nice specials in the lunch menu, very reasonably priced for the quality of the food. Good service, friendly.....

Thank tizsajon
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Brass Rail has a great burger and lively bar scene, without being one of those "out of control too young" Hoboken spots on Washington St. Highly recommended for "adults".

Thank Keith C
Florence, South Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

A great place to go while in Hoboken…feels like it did 40 years ago…food was prepared wonderfully…and though they are busy it is worth the wait at times…any issues ask for Nancy, she is great…we go back every time we visit my family in Hoboken. You won't be disappointed!

Thank ChristineCunningham
Belmont, North Carolina
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129 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

I was there for a late lunch. The lunch menu had a wide variety to choose from. I had the Trio....Chicken Slider, Fresh Tomato Bisque, Asparagus Ricsotto. Perfect rague Risoto

Thank ChrissysBluMoon
Trenton, New Jersey
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Two of us were recommended here for brunch and we got there good timing because there weren't too many people there yet and we didn't have to wait for a table. Unfortunately, service was ridiculously slow. We had to wait 40 minutes just for our one app and we didn't get our main meal until another 30 minutes after that.... More 

Thank soccergallystuff
NancyG303, General Manager at The Brass Rail, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your experience yesterday for Brunch. You and your guest should have definitely not have waited as long as you did and there is absolutely no excuse for it. Would love to invite you back for a do over and when you do please ask for me, Nancy. Hope to see you soon! More 

New York City, New York
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414 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Everything on the menu sounded good but we were in the mood for a lighter meal. The truffle gnocchi meatballs were scrumptious, and the kale salad was fresh and tasty with just enough dressing. They have 1/2 off house wine during happy hour too!

Thank Skych8ser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4658
    (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

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