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Old Man Rafferty's

106 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2106
+1 732-846-6153
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“burger” (24 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 2 days ago

Have eaten here for lunch and dinner. Excellent service, waitstaff very nice, food variety and quality. And desserts are...the best!

Thank Moises C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here for lunch and dinner. Food is always great. Fridays get a bit crowded at lunchtime. Game days also get busy. Good menu.

Thank KayDeeAr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this restaurantr! Nice menu, good drinks, waitstaff very nice. The food was great. The establishment was very clean. Also, had an awesome bakery and deli attached.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tomato basil soup and deserts are a must do. Bring your appetite. Entrees and service were also good.

Thank kr_texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old man rafferty's seems to be one of the locals favourite place. The place was full so I sat in the bar for dinner. The bartenders were very attentive and service minded. The food was ok.

Thank Anders L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in with a client to grab a meal and discuss business. They had a nice selection on the menu along with decent choices in craft beer. Service was fast and freindly.

Thank Burns57777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here with a few work colleagues for a business lunch. Place was fairly full and service was efficient and effective. The food was nothing outstanding but very good with your standard pub/grille fare (burgers, salads, entrees, etc.). They do have a small but well...More

Thank DaddyDookers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and were sat outside. When no server approached us for drinks after a few minutes, the outstanding man (Caliph) who sat us saw we were growing annoyed and came over to us. He immediately apologizes took our order and even without complaint told...More

Thank jrsygrl172
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Rafferty's numerous times over the years, but yesterday all 4 of us found our meals especially satisfying. We all ordered seafood but different dishes. Each of us was really pleased with our dinners. I enjoyed a grilled shrimp salad that was...More

2  Thank JTB46
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A rainy day lunch started with ridiculous parking challenges (even bad for NB asa BMW promotion reserved loads of street spots). Met at the door by a friendly hostess who went above and beyond to help ID and seat later arrivals for our lunch. Waiter...More

1  Thank Robert S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you serve hot lunches?
19 January 2017|
Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
Do you serve hot lunches
19 January 2017|
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Response from obamagal | Reviewed this property |
Do you have a Sunday brunch menu
29 August 2016|
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Response from Carolyn2312 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Ate there during the week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail