Where to Eat around The Westin Jersey City Newport
Collected by Westin AFAR
Jersey City’s renaissance began in the 1980s, and today it’s long emerged from New York City’s shadow. With a revitalized waterfront, historic downtown and up-and-coming arts and food scenes, the state’s second largest city is not only prosperous—it’s fun to explore.
Pier 25, Hudson River Park, New York, NY 10013, USA
All aboard Grand Banks, a seasonal oyster bar on the historic Sherman Zwicker, the last of a large fleet of schooners that fished the Grand Banks of the North Atlantic and traded goods in South America. It's docked at Hudson River Park's Pier 25...
104 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
Before I begin, this post is not about a bakery. There is more to Hoboken than Carlo. Just don’t tell the people waiting in line, they would never believe you. In a desperate attempt to get our vacation fix over a long weekend, we decided to give...
Path Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
From May through December, head down to the Grove Street PATH Station (between Grove and Newark Street) for a taste of true local flavor. Here, the Historic Downtown Jersey Farmers' Market blooms with fresh produce, spices, pastries, and other...
500 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
At just over a year old, Thirty Acres is a relative newcomer on the Jersey City food scene, but it's putting the city on the epicurist's map. Run by husband and wife team Kevin and Alex Pemoulie (Kevin served five years as chef for NYC's notable...
30 Mall Dr E W, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
The mall at Newport Center offers everything from fashion-forward stores (think: A/X Armani Exchange to the baby GAP) to gadget stories (Brookstone) and eats. You'll find generic brand names to specialty, boutique style stores like Carol's...
2934, 354 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, United States
The tacos at Taqueria Downtown are the real deal—juicy meats, a bit of chopped onion and cilantro, a wedge of lime, and a slice of radish all tucked in a double soft corn tortilla. Known for a rather authoritarian service style, Taqueria...
3854, 804 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
Run by two brothers from Andhra Pradesh, Sapthagiri specializes in flavorful Southern Indian dishes (though a few Northern favorites appear on the menu, too). There's nearly 20 varieties of dosas, the thin, rice crepes signature to the region, and...
146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Skinner's Loft has a classic North American feel as well as local flavor. Committed to farm-to-table eats and crafted drinks, everything here is well worth the visit. From the gourmet dishes to a unique beverage selection, you'll find seasonal...
133 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Discovering a consistently good pizzeria is a bit like stumbling into a good watering hole: it's the gift that keeps on giving. At Two Boots, the options range from the traditional to the cheeky and quirky. The "Earth Mother" is vegan with five...
415 U.S. 9, Englishtown, NJ 07726, USA
This sister-run shop carries all the makings of a typical confectionary—bins upon bins of classic taffies, hard candies and chocolate covered gummy bears, along with fine chocolates and macadamia pralines. But there's more in store for the...
171 Schraalenburgh Rd, Closter, NJ 07624, USA
Azucar Cuban Cuisine offers you a slice of 1950's Havana in Jersey City. Here, you can relax with a glass of rum in your hand on the outside patio and admire the fresh flowers, or dine inside the restaurant. The spacious restaurant offers a full...
85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Bistro La Source is a classic European bistro off-the-path to almost everyone but expats. With a personal touch, they make everyone feel like a regular and offer some savory home-cooked dishes. The food ranges from typical pub fare to fan...
795 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
"Little India" in Jersey City always looks festive, with streamers, bright colors, and welcoming hidden-gems to explore. While Newark Avenue is filled with Indian restaurants and snack shops, Mithaas stands out. Their freshly made sweets...
475 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
VB3 combines Italian fare and a lively American bar atmosphere. Their classic menu, often updated with modern specials, is well complimented by a range of craft cocktails and special entertainment. Located right near the water, it's a pleasant...
116 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Located on Grove Square, the Bistro is a recent addition to Jersey City's vibrant dining scene. A slice of France on the East Coast, the restaurant takes a note from the book of Parisian brasseries, displaying its stylish menu on polished mirrors....
161 Newkirk St, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
For a foodoe adventure in Jersey City, sign up for a class at the Culinary Conference Center. Whether you just want to learn the basics or pick up some new Mexican or vegetarian recipes, this place has an option for you. Courses change every...
458 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013, USA
An exciting new concept has moved into the old Turks and Frogs space on Greenwich Street in Tribeca -- downtown's first and only ouzerie and taverna, The Greek. The gorgeous dining room is outfitted with leather banquettes, rustic wine barrels and...
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