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Steakhouse 85

85 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
+1 732-247-8585
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
85 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Steakhouse 85 for my fiance's 25th birthday dinner and I'm so happy I did. Our party consisted of 2 couples: Two of us had Tomahawk steaks, two of us had filet mignon. We ordered several sides: mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, sweet potatoes, creamed...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wine list here is awesome, the bartenders are great and it’s nice that the owner walks around and checks on everyone. The food is delicious and they take good care of those with celiac disease. Lots of gluten free/wheat free options!

Thank Kimberly02
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Great meal and menu selections. Gets crowded...understandably because the food is excellent. I was here with a group of 10 people and everyone was very satisfied with the food, service, and wine.

Thank timbL19NQ
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfect at Steakhouse 85– the food exceptional; the service impeccable; and the atmosphere elegant yet comfortable! Wonderful place to celebrate or enjoy a good meal with friends.

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Our high school held our reunion at Steakhouse 85 recently. I had never been there but always heard how great this restaurant was. I was not disappointed. The food, service, atmosphere is excellent!! Love this place and plan to visit again. Can't say enough good...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We went with a group of couple to celebrate a birthday. To be honest we were the loudest people in the place that night so Id have to complain about us, lol. The food was great. Shrimp, tuna, burrata appetizers, I had a sirloin for...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner on a business trip. Sat at the bar and really enjoyed the food and sights. The bacon appetizer is killer! Overall a great meal and experience.

Thank Uxbridgeite
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Wait staff is excellent and food is better. Expensive, but worth it. Would go there again and again. Easy to park at deck nearby.

Thank Maria052755
Reviewed October 6, 2018

As good if not better than your more expensive steak housed in NYC. Pleasant atmosphere and fantastic wait staff. Never have I had a bad meal here. Love their raw bar selection.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

5 stars was hostess and our waitress! They sat us way early cause we came early. Waitress was super friendly and knowledgeable of the menu. Food not good. Crab cakes not good. Stuff shrimp were just okay and my husband steak was just okay. My...More

Thank Srgill72
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Clay A
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Ijs11 | Reviewed this property |
Usually that morning you can get reservations
October 19, 2015|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
I doubt the steakhouse have a shuttle.... Unless they are going to pick up some meat nearby....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 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
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
    (George Street)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is just a one minute walk from the New Brunswick stop on the NJ Transit Northeast Corridor line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-247-8585
  • E-mail
Steakhouse 85 is a 21st century rendition of the classic American Steakhouse. The menu at Steakhouse 85 is comprised of fresh and inspiring modern day interpretations of classic American cuisine, served alongside the traditional steakhouse classics we all know and love. The back bone of our menu is without a doubt our beef. Our mouth watering dry aged steaks are rubbed with a simple yet luscious combination of sea salt, black pepper and fresh herbs. They are seared on a 1200 degree cast iron grill and then broiled to your liking. Paired with a large classically designed bar, complete with savvy cocktails and a Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this steakhouse is sure to please.
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