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Grease Trucks

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8 College Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Family tradition. Every time we are in New Brunswick we grab a fat sandwich. Taste great and are cheap. Perfect food for the college kids.

Thank DTM8
New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

I know, people will be saying that Pittsburg has been doing this forever...French fries in a hoagie....who cares. If visiting the campus, I would google maps this place and have a sandwich....many yo choose from. My kid loved it. Great to see how many people beat the challenge, which is now somewhat famous thanks to man vs food

Thank Michael A
Monroe, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Im not big into the fatty grease foods but tend to give myself a cheat day every so often. Wow.. i was blown away.. excellent service and food. When you are visiting Rutgers, do yourself a favor and check them out.

Thank Luke M
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2015

R U Hungry is the best grease truck around, on College Ave on the Rutger's campus. Food is tasty, Fresh, bread is good too. I ordered the Fat Buddah, and my GF ordered the Chicken Finger Fat Cat...both are really good. For a TRUE "FAT" sandwich experience...this grease truck is a must.

Thank dave911nj
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

For any Rutgers experience to be complete, you have to visit at least one of the famed Grease Trucks. Spread out all over the Rutgers campuses, each truck contains a plethora of big, bountiful sandwiches with all sorts of different combinations of meats, cheese, and sauces. For me, I've come to rely on the Fat Jhonny, a combination of cheesesteak,... More 

2 Thank kirbyfan1996
Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Cool environment and great food. The area was booming with college kids. It is interesting that the dueling trucks are going after the same customers across the parking lot.

1 Thank rettig1
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

My family lives in Bricktown NJ and my cousin kept talking about the "Grease Trucks" near Rutgers! We took the trip to eat there and it was AMAZING! Such cool menu items. My boyfriend was in heaven. I got a sub with a hamburger patty, cheesesticks, and more. It was a very large sub. We even saw it on Man... More 

Thank JamieL1588
New Yor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Let's say this. You're a new freshman at Rutgers University. You're walking around with your new friends on your first weekend at the BIG STATE SCHOOL at around midnight. Then you walk upon the fabled GREASE TRUCKS. You check out all the different sandwiches and choices and your friends and you finally decide on what you want. You sit down... More 

1 Thank Lev G
Milltown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

My daughter and her friends go out of there way to eat at the Grease Trucks. Her friends drive 40 minutes so they can have a delicious fat cat sub or any of the large variety subs that the Grease Trucks make. She says she hasn't had a bad meal there yet, and her mouth waters just thinking about it.

Thank Marion B
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

It is recommend to try something new every time. I wouldn't eat this everyday but when I do it definitely hits the spot!

Thank Davidson H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 College Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick

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