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The Brass Rail

$$ - $$$American, ,
135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4658
+1 201-659-7074
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
“prix fixe” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4658
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went back today after 20 years! Glad we did, it was delicious and our waiter made it more delightful! Thomas is honest, very knowledgeable, and made our visit wonderful. Every dish we had he recommended. The app's... tuna tartare special, and sesame crusted tuna off...More

Thank Licia M
Nancy G, Owner at The Brass Rail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Licia, we really appreciate the feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope that will see you dining with us in the future.

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food. Staff were really professional and friendly. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Michelle L
Nancy G, Manager at The Brass Rail, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Michelle. We truly appreciate your kind words and hope that we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a reservation for a birthday dinner last night. We asked to be upstairs and had the whole floor to ourselves! We had a fabulous 2.5 hour dinner, with multiple waiters and outstanding service. They even served a cake I brought, with no typically...More

Thank fauxmaven
Nancy G, Owner at The Brass Rail, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review, we really appreciate it. We are delighted you enjoyed your birthday dinner and general experience with us, and we hope that we will see you again in the future. We will pass on your feedback regarding the Tuna Tartare.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Four of us went one Saturday lunchtime for the $22 prix fixe. Some parts of the meal were good - the hamburgers were excellent - but some were disappointing: the falafel balls were not crumbly inside, more like lumps of dough, with little falafel flavor....More

Thank Casualhiker22
Reviewed 23 May 2017

good food at bar and fine dining in bar room as well with tables and wait staff. try the weiss beer with rasberry sirup and lemon wedge, its great

Thank deicemanhfd1
Nancy G, Owner at The Brass Rail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks for the review. We really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A party of 6 of us came in for Dinner on a Sunday night and it was pretty packed downstairs. We asked to be sat upstairs, which is a little more refined and has a more intimate, quiet feel. They obliged and we ascended the...More

Thank cyranotony
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you are in a party state of mind this might be a good place to have a meal. If you are in a mood to have a conversation with friends, not so much. Food is decent and priced competitively relative to comparable restaurants in...More

Thank Aguiladeacero
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is the place to come to for the variety of beers on tap. The list is extensive and almost every type is offered. Wines were a bit pricey. On the other hand the food ranges from average to worse. Our waitress warned us about...More

Thank njgramps
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best restaurants in Hoboken. I'm a city person so I do find Hoboken to be subpar.

Thank Travelswithlab
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Had dinner with my son who is attending nearby Stevens Institute. Had picked this place because we both are steak fans. I ordered the filet and it was very tender and tasty (although I asked for medium and was red in center even after I...More

Thank DDRDA99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4658
    (Corner of 2nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 2 Blocks from the PATH Train Station and Ferry
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: +1 201-659-7074
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