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Old Man Rafferty's

106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
+1 732-846-6153
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday lunch was VERY busy, with people heading to the State Theater and the Rutgers game after lunch. Despite the crowd, the busy waiters hustled to make sure everyone was able to get out the door in time for the next event. (They succeeded for...More

Thank molnarnj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wait staff are a bit inattentive but they are friendly and knowledgeable. I think there was a vegetarian option but I can’t remember because I was quite distracted by the great meat options. They do a really tasty burger!

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends here yesterday for brunch and enjoyed it so much. The selection fit everyone and not too overdone in terms of selections. We asked for a table in the back away from the bustling front area and it was perfect. Thanks again

Thank NCKari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service in a classical restaurant. Old man raffertys has been around as long as I can remember. The food is good As is the service.

Thank timbL19NQ
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

When visiting Rutgers this is one of the “go -to” restaurants choices. The students love Rafferty’s and so do the parents. Something for everyone. Just steps from the College Ave campus - Rafferty’s is a good choice.

Thank Mike1indy
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is our 'go-to' restaurant before or after the Rutger's football games. We like that we can make a reservation and the place is large enough to accommodate many patrons. It is always busy and that is a good sign. Keep in mind that sometimes...More

Thank Beantowntrekker
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

If you have a vegan in your dinner party, don’t go here! Dinner for 6–Birthday gathering for our Rutgers boy. Easily got Sunday night reservations so that’s a plus! Attentive and informative waiter was excellent. But almost no options for our daughter who is vegan...More

Thank medfordnjmom
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

For if us went here for lunch on a Sunday. We opted not to do the brunch buffet because we weren't that hungry. However, we looked at the buffet and it looked amazing... carved meats, breads, salads, desserts, etc. For $29.95. we're sat outside and...More

Thank LoR722
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Great food! Something on the menu for everyone, great atmosphere, friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank 1ClassyWoman
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. They were very accommodating to modifications. Children enjoyed eating here and found food easily. Waiters were friendly and knowledgeable. Gluten free and vegetarian options available. Good value for money

Thank olsonmvec
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Andrea H
February 5, 2018|
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Response from cascadesjn | Reviewed this property |
They do have some quieter nooks for groups. They do a lot of group functions.
October 25, 2017|
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Response from Diana6972 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, sorry
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Burns57777 | Reviewed this property |
The are city lots and some street parking nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-846-6153
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