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Old Man Rafferty's

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106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
(732) 846-6153
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went after work - quite a large and diverse group. But the great part was that there was something for everyone. The drinks menu was good and the food menu was quite exhaustive. The food was delicious and we all had a good time !

Thank LifeTraveler02
New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Old Man Rafferty's is a favorite of my family. There is always something for everyone on the menu and their specials are varied and good. We even celebrated my husband's 50th birthday here with family and friends. If you have a large party, call a week ahead of time so they can accommodate you. The desserts are outstanding. Sometimes we... More 

Thank heomom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful culinary experience here back in May with loads of delicious choices, specials, and homemade/made to order options. Decided to celebrate a family birthday here last night. I was not as impressed the second time around. Although place is nice and service was very good, the meal was mediocre at best. We started with calamari appetizer which were... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is good enough that I visited it both times I have stayed nearby on a Sunday night. The outdoor patio is especially pleasant. The menu is extensive, and we were disappointed that the skirt steak was unavailable. Chicken Parmesan provided dinner also for the next night In a takeaway box- far too much to eat after a salad... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE truly loved our experience at your restaurant. Two thumbs up for the COFFEE! What is the name of the maker? Where can we buy it?

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154 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here twice in a week - once with a colleague the second time with 10 colleagues. Both times we had great meals and enjoyed excellent service. The outside area was perfect on a windless June evening. If you are in New Brunswick this is a must do. Warning ! Beware American serve sizes - don't order entrees +... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great, divers menu with wonderful desserts which you can choose from the case in the shop section. The food is well-prepared and they have every comfort food you could want. When my husband was in Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, we often had lunch there and it was very welcoming and comforting.

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Aurora, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had a family dinner of 8 people. The atmosphere was great, casual dinning. However, the servers need more training. Several at our table ordered Rubens, both Corned Beef and Pastrami. When the server delivered the food, he just said who got the Ruben and placed them down with no thought to what kind it was. Since some at the... More 

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Torrance, California
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The menu is unique in that the desserts are shown at the front of the menu, with dinner/lunch in the back. Fantastic choices. Portions are very large. Excellent experience

Thank Ed R
Madison, Wisconsin
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245 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

There is a reason that this is one of the best restaurants on campus!! HUGE portions of deli meat in their sandwiches! Prices are not too bad...but for the quality it more than makes up for it.

Thank mitchell m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Vegetarian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: (732) 846-6153

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