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Rod's Steak and Seafood Grille

1577 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Welcome to New Jersey's Legendary Steak House

Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, an area landmark and winner of New Jersey Monthly's 'Best Steakhouse' award, offers lunch and dinner daily as well as the finest Sunday Brunch in New Jersey.

The restaurant's new design, rich wood paneling and highly polished brass, lends a classic elegance to the sophisticated atmosphere. For an intimate and unique experience, dinner aboard the private Parlour Cars is sure to be remembered. Formerly the private domain of the rich and famous, these beautifully refurbished, turn of the century railway cars are exquisitely complimented by the haute cuisine of Rod's esteemed Executive Chef.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Breakfast 7:00am - 10:00am Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(973) 539-6666
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
For memorable private dining and parties from 10 to 60 guests, you'll rave about Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille's perfect atmosphere while your guests will appreciate a most unique venue and culinary experience not found anywhere else in the region.

Birthdays, anniversaries, small weddings, corporate functions or any special occasion can be custom designed by our experienced staff with extra personal attention to every detail.
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Private party contact
Caitlin Keller: (973) 539-6666
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With over 60 years experience, The Madison Hotel sets the standard for personalized service, creating flawless events with attention to the smallest detail. From gala weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs to perfectly orchestrated corporate events, our team of catering professionals expertly produce memorable occasions worthy of a New Jersey landmark. Whether it's 100 for cocktails or 500 for dinner and dancing, The Madison Hotel provides the ideal setting for your event….warm, welcoming, and unfailingly gracious. Our innovative chefs will design a menu tailored to your tastes, offering extraordinary
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Cross street
Madison Avenue
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Public transit
New Jersey Transit Trains and Bus at our doorstep.
Convent Station New Jersey
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Check with restaurant or website for the entertainment schedule
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Special events & promotions
We will be serving a special price fixed menu of $85 per person plus tax and gratuity on Valentine's Day.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine


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What 1577 People Are Saying
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engine401 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Rods is an old school classic steak house. Food is great, bar is well tended. Expensive and a nice treat. Band in the bar is a nice treat

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We always have a great . Never a bad experience. Love this place.

vipKimS (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Noise in bar area impacts dining above.

vipSteveD (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We have been going to Rod's for (gulp) 40 years. It never disappoints. Not every day but for special occasions- so we feel it's the "go-to" place when you want great atmosphere, being treated to very good service and outstanding food.

love2fly (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Outstanding! We were celebrating our 25th anniversary and were greeted upon arrival. The food was perfect and then we were surprised with an anniversary cake. Sean the manager also gave us a personal tour of the train cars. Great experience! Will definitely go back.

vipTraveler32 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Great dinner. Still thinking about that cheesecake. Outstanding!

vipARR3 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We always enjoy Rod’s great service, lovely ambiance and delicious food.

SusanB (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Had a great Sunday brunch with a friend celebrating her birthday. The 1 problem was getting the waiter to bring coffee. He seemed to spend his time catering to a party of 8 seated right next to us and would then walk away.

vipMars (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I have been there before and this place is one of my favorite restaurant to go to. The ambience is beautiful. I had the escargot for the appetizer and my oh my-delectable. then for my entree I had ordered their aged petite filet mignon and the portion is just perfect for me... it was tender and moist. I would go back there again but this time, I want to try the train dining area. I would recommend this place to my friend.

EileenH (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Love to celebrate birthdays at Rod's! Food never disappoints.