Arthur’s Steak House Announces Closure — Owners Remodeling the Building

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Arthur’s Steak House – located at 237 Washington Street – announced that its last day of service will be on Sunday, January 30th, as the restaurant will be closing for renovations. This is not goodbye, the restaurant will be saving the historical part of the building and putting an addition on to make it more modern before reopening.

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The steakhouse has become a longstanding staple of Hoboken, starting service in the mid-1980s as one of the first of its kind in the area. Current owners David and Wanda Jacey bought Arthur’s in 2011, and David also owns Mills Tavern and Black Bear Bar and Grill. Arthur’s is best known for its “famous” garlic bread, griddled potatoes, French onion soup, and Arthur’s Famous Cheeseburger.

The laid-back, casual restaurant has a sweet and simple menu, not a lot of items but the great quality overweighs all. Along with the most popular dishes, there’s also a 24-ounce ribeye and a 16-ounce New York strip (of course!), along with lighter options like a classic wedge salad.

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Arthur’s is also known to be haunted according to employees, with reports of footsteps, flickering lights, whispers, and more spine-chilling occasions to prove it. But all in all, the restaurant is loved by residents and non-residents alike.

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In wake of the closing, Arthur’s released this statement on Instagram, including in the message that they will be selling all Arthur’s memorabilia to interested parties:

Dear friends and loyal customers. It’s with a heavy heart that we announce that Arthur’s will be closing for renovations at the end of January. Our last day of business will be Sunday January 30.

Please come visit us one more time and enjoy an Arthur’s steak, the famous griddled potatoes, garlic bread, french onion soup, and our famous burger before we close. We will also be selling all Arthur’s memorabilia, all neon beer signs, vintage beer and liquor mirrors/signs, tiffany lamps, and all furnishings.

Please call (201)656-5009 or e-mail to make a reservation. Our hours of operation until we close will be Thursday and Friday 4PM, Saturday and Sunday 1PM. If you have any interest in purchasing any Arthur’s memorabilia please e-mail us or send us a message on our Instagram or Facebook.

Sincerely David and Wanda Jacey.

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Arthur’s estimates that the renovation will take over a year and up to 18 months to complete before its reopening. We will keep you updated on the status of the reopening as more details become available to us.

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A recent Montclair State journalism graduate, Samantha loves sharing her view of the world through her writing. With roots in Woodbridge Township, she is a true Jersey Girl. You can find her looking for local coffee shops and places to shop for clothes and new plants. Samantha is an avid hockey fan and experienced in sports media, newspapers, and editing. Aside from her writing, she loves to travel, especially to Disney and beach locales.