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Rue Noir Steakhouse
Rue Noir Steakhouse

Rue Noir Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruenoirsteakhouse.com
  • Email: info@ruenoirsteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (908) 253-6700
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am,

    Sunday: Closed for private events
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, French American, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact the Rue Noir Steakhouse directly for catering information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Readington Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Rue Noir Steakhouse
Rue Noir Steakhouse brings old school NYC Steakhouse charm to Central Jersey. Enjoy Dry Aged Steaks. Dry aged in house by our own team, the flavors intensify with the age, try a 21 to 60 day Dry Aged Ribeye, NY Strip or Porterhouse today. Come relax and lose yourself in our Black Street Bar, where you can enjoy our extensive Scotch, Whiskey and Bourbon menu as well as a full bar.
Rue Noir offers the areas largest Raw Bar with fresh Clams, Oysters, Jonah Crab Claws, Pacific NorthWest Dungeoness Crab, Alaskan Halibut, Pacific King Salmon Steaks and a varying seasonal selection. Additionally our French American inspired Cuisine features: Braised Oxen Tails, Coq Au Vin, Roasted Beet infused Risotto, Grass Fed North American Veal Chops and Colorado Rack of Lamb.
Our restaurant features three sections. Enjoy our casual Black Street Bar and lounge where reservations are never needed, the main dining room and our private library room, accented with a fireplace and wine cellar.
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was a great find through Open Table. Thoroughly enjoyed the attentiveness to my guests by our server Omar. Top notch. He explained the menu's different offering such as the fish, boar, veal and steak dishes. The string bean appetizer and Edamame were tasty and we all enjoyed our meals (Flounder, Chinese Five Spice Ribs & Mac n Cheese Burger). All cooked as we requested. The manager also continued to check in with us about the food, service, etc. Overall a great experience and would return for lunch or dinner."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were seated promptly. The bacon appetizer was actually quite good. The escargot was disappointing, though. The steaks were excellent, cooked perfectly and very tasty. The creamed spinach and the sauteed spinach were both quite good. However, the potatoes au gratin was very disappointing. The pour on the drinks was adequate, but not worth mentioning. It's also very clear that the restaurant was previously a diner, although the lighting and decor was fine. For the prices charged ($40+ for each steak and sides were extra), one would expect an experience that is a notch or two above what one gets at Rue Noir."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Excellent steak one if the best we have had in a while. Even bests Bobby Vans in NYC! Servers very pleasant and attentive. Sides also very good' overall super experience."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "I was reticent to come here after all the negative reviews I read outside of Open Table, however I decided to give this place a try anyways. My first request was the She crab soup, and of course they were out. This seems to happen to me no matter where I go. We decided to go for the Drunken Mussels and the Slab of Bacon. The mussels were WAY too salty and the bacon was over cooked and tough. Both were underwhelming to say the least. The only thing that was mildly enjoyable was the cole slaw that came with the bacon. Then came the Porterhouse with a side of garlicky spinach and fries. THANK GOD they didn't screw up the steak or this meal would have been a complete bust. The spinach was insanely good and but the fries reminded me of BK fries."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "For the prices they charge they have a loooong way to go. For a $42 steak..NY strip..it should be perfect. .it was chewy even though it was more rare than medium rare that I ordered. Regadless from the 30 min wait beyond my reservation. .granted it was Valentine's day..to the poor service it was poor overall..my guest had salmon which was very fishy.. we told them don't bother wrapping it up...I told the waiter it was poor tasting and then offered no resolution. .I had no energy to make a fuss. Was supposed to bring water as requested. .but had to ask. Appetizers were fair but overpriced. Best person there was the bartender who was pleasant while we waited to be seated..very disappointed"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Aware of what others have said about this Branchburg restaurant, I was cautious when I suggested this for our party of 3. Not to worry; it was a great experience. Myself and another had the boar osso bucco (fall off the bone tender), while another had braised short ribs. I tried the onion soup (very good) and we shared such starters as calamari, escargot and oysters from the raw bar. After this variety of well-prepared foods, all a solid 4 star quality, we ended with expressos The wine list, if not too extensive, is well-suited to the menu, Service, from staff to manager was very attentive. It was a very wet Saurday evening and the place was not too packed. Perhaps we really got the best of what they are capable. Give them a try!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Former diner, spruced up. It seems like a fancy diner. Did nothing to the decor to make it an atmospheric restaurant. Still has diner booths and a counter. Expensive for a diner. Food OK nothing special. Steak overcooked, had to send back. One gets to watch the other eat our favorite experience."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "My second visit to this lovely new steakhouse right in Branchburg, New Jersey, this time with my husband. We both enjoy an excellent steak and selected Rue Noir for New Years from my previous visit with an adult daughter . Food is outstanding, steaks cooked to perfection. Great selections of specials. We shared an absolutely fabulous red pepper soup. Service is pleasant and courteous. The decor gives you a wonderful sense of calm with pleasing colors. Bar area is beautiful and they offer a small separate dining room for special occasions. My only complaint was were our table was located it was a bit cold. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We dined for New Year's Eve and an Anniversary. Great food. Filet Mignon was supposed to be medium well.....but I should have requested more "well" than "medium" as it was a little too rare for my taste. Our server was fantastic but made a mistake with our meal....in our favor. Very nice atmosphere.....upscale. Yes, we will be back here!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Service was great, food was great, everyone was very friendly, pleasant and attentive. All around a great time. Will definitely be back again."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Took my wife and some friends and had a great time. Food was excellent...definitely a keeper!"
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "This place is a gem! Food was fabulous! The decor is so well done as well."
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "Nice atmosphere, food good, but the service was amateur. It's ok to have a high school age waiter, but he should know the basics: don't make me ask for bread when every other table has it, if I order steak give me a steak knife, and do not clear dishes while someone is still eating. My wife sat there finishing her meal while the rest of us had our places cleared."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "I really had high hopes for Rue Noir as the pictures looked great on the website. Great idea, not so great execution. What was good: my filet, baked potato, and my partner's bread pudding dessert. Not so good: the mushrooms w/Boursin and bacon as they was undercooked and mostly grocery store cheese, iceberg lettuce salad was drowned in blue cheese dressing, the rib eye was kind of flavorless. Inside the decor is nice. I've seen NYC restaurants with the same look and they're considered edgy. The front doors are being replaced with custom wood doors (I was told) so that will be an improvement. Service was ggod and attentive and errors were handled quickly. LOSE the live musician! He was no vocalist and even less talented musically."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "Their dry aged beef and raw bar is extensive. Executive Chef Quinton has some outstanding daily specials as well. I had the short ribs last night that had been cooking all day and you could cut them with your fork. The plate ptesentation is equally well done. I highly recommend."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "I had a good meal, not great. I picked the porterhouse medium rare and it came out right. But for the price you pay I would expect a better quality of steak. My wife got the salmon, which was good but not cook all the way through. I understand it is one of the toughest fish to cook correctly. One thing they should have done was descale the fish. I could get the same cut of salmon at the Hmart. The service was good and the chef did come out just to check on us. People were very nice. The onlu problem is they charge way to much for the quality they give you. This restaurant will not make it. I service restaurants for a living. It was not crowded on a friday evening, lots of empty chairs. They should adjust their prices if they want to survive"
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "I enjoyed the veal chop entree. It was cooked exactly as I like it, along with the Yukon potatoes which were delicious. I had a shrimp dumpling appetizer, which was tasty, and just tangy enough without being overbearing. The portions were just enough and as I was too full for dessert, ordered only coffee. Maybe next time I will order dessert to sample the offerings."
    Dined on 7/21/2013