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Jul 19, 2007 06:05 AM

Old Man Rafferty's Asbury Park

I am an enormous fan of OMR in New Brunswick and have heard that there is one open now in Asbury? Has anyone been there yet, Im sure it is the same type of food- I was hoping it was as dependable as the one in NB.


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  1. I don't think it has opened yet

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    1. re: OGguy

      Any news when its supposed to open?

      1. re: bgut1

        The website said it had opened during Memorial Day weekend.

        1. re: yankeefan

          I rode past there at noon today. It's not open but there are big 'Now Hiring' signs in the window,

    2. Sign in the window yesterday said "Opening August 2007".

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      1. re: OGguy

        Oh yeah! I miss OMR from NB and can't wait for this one to open. Someone close by please keep an eye on the place and let us know when they open. Thanks.

      2. Sunday's Asbury Park Press had an article about the place, and said it would open on August 28. Don't know if the story is on line, but in the print edition the captions under 2 pictures had the opening date, while the body of the story didn't say

        1. As of ugust 11 (last time i passed by) it wasn't open

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          1. re: camel653

            Tonight, August 28th, is opening night.

              1. re: stack_c

                Well, you have to give us credit for trying as my family tried to dine there this evening. As we were going with our young children we thought arriving at 6 pm was early enough. How wrong we were. Who knew that they have a street festival on the first Saturday of each month. Anyway, the place was packed with at least an hour wait. My kids couldn't handle the wait so we went to the Brickwall instead. I did however get a chance to walk in and look around. All I can say about the interior is that the owner should get his/her money back from the interior designer. How horrible. Its nothing like New Brunswick. Its stark, empty and cold. Nothing hangs from the walls. I hope at least the food is good.

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