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What's Your Beef

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21 W River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760-1337
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Staten Island, New York
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been several years since my husband and I had been there. We decided for our 25th anniversary to go there for dinner, remembering how nice our prior experience had been. Being able to pick your own steak was a very great and novel idea. We arrived to the restaurant and found parking across the street. From the street... More 

1 Thank Linmare
Rumson, New Jersey
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently revisited What's Your Beef since we heard about the new ownership. What a lovely surprise! Now you are greeted by a lovely hostess, you can order dinner from your table, the menu is extended and the salad bar is better than it has ever been! Service was great and so was the food. The atmosphere is brighter and... More 

Thank lora715
new york
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in after change in ownership and enjoyed my time! Sat at bar and had drinks and appetizers. I want to go back and try the entrees!

Thank NewYorkRobbyf
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family went out to celebrate a birthday. It had been quite a few years since we had been here so we decided to give it a try as there was no wait. We ordered a few appetizers which were enjoyable to those who ate them. I had scallops with the included salad bar. I have definitely had better. The... More 

2 Thank jacmarff
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place always has a waiting time so reservations are recommended.You choose you own cut of meat from the butchers case and they cook it to perfection!

Thank anthonymA4478AU
Oceanport, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

There was a food tasting tonight, June 15th, so good. Will definitely be back for some of their specials. Interesting Happy Hour - starts at 8pm.

Thank Cathy K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Went there to try out.heard there were new owners. Bar service sketchy. Ordered a prime rib medium well . Server left it at bar like hot potato. Rare. Ordered it again with young mgr. Never checked on it. Later i asked her she showed suprise i was not served yet. Came out rare again.then real mgr took over. She got... More 

3 Thank gary k
Holmdel, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

With the new ownership comes some on warranted changes. Sadly the quality of the steak was not the same. I would say that this is the first time in at least 60 times that we have been to the restaurant that I feel unsatisfied. The food is not worth the crazy prices that they charge. Maybe the new ownership should... More 

4 Thank tscarano
Highlands, New Jersey
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants. You actually go up to the butcher and pick the size and what kind of beef you want. It is a very different experience. The food is wonderful! They also have chicken, seafood and other things, but the steaks are the best.

Thank WeTravelers
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213 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to What's Your Beef since I was young with my family and it really hasn't changed. Great salad bar, awesome food, nice cosy atmosphere, love the steak fries and baked potato. It's a really good steak house. It's a sit down but you go up to the counter and pick out your cut and steak you want... More 

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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
$5 - $10
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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

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