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New Food Spots To Check Out In Jersey City

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New Food Spots To Check Out In Jersey City

Jersey City always offers vibrant and delicious food options! We can’t help but admire these fantastic businesses that bring us new cuisines and food to try out! We are fortunate to have various food options, including indoor and outdoor dining. Also, more expansion! Here is the list of new food spots you must check out.

Angry Archies

565 Palisades Ave Jersey City


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One of Jersey City’s most popular food trucks, Angry Archies, has now opened a seafood restaurant in the Heights at 565 Palisade Avenue. They will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 12 pm to 8 pm and offer crab cakes, lobster rolls, crab poutine, sandwiches, and more on their menu!

Boots & Bones(Coming Soon)

116 Newark Avenue, Jersey City


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A brand new BBQ restaurant is coming soon to downtown Jersey City. Boots & Bones is taking over the space at 116 Newark Avenue and bringing some southern flavors to JC. The restaurant is the latest endeavor by the team behind The Ashford and Six26.

Don’t Tell Liv(Coming Soon)

138 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

A new speakeasy is coming to the Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City! Don’t Tell Liv will be above Oliva market on the second floor. Philadelphia-based Raymond Haldeman is working on the project and has teased a few design images on his Instagram page. The posts refer to Don’t Tell Liv as an “upscale lounge,” and the previews include renderings of a full bar plus table seating.

Waffle It & Co.

232.5 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City

There is an exciting addition coming to Hamilton Park. Waffle It & Co., a shop specializing in Belgian Liège waffles and crepes, has opened its second location at 232.5 Pavonia Avenue. They have been Harborside for years and will now bring their diverse menu of sweet and savory crepes, waffles, freshly baked baguette sandwiches, soups, omelets, and more to this location!

Bourke Street Bakery NYC

180 Morgan Street, Jersey City 

Bourke Street Bakery, an Australian bakery, is now open in the base of the recently opened Hendrix tower at 180 Morgan Street. The shop serves a variety of award-winning pies, breakfast sandwiches, fresh pastries, bread, and, of course, espresso drinks.

Bon Vivant

295 Johnson Avenue, Jersey City 

In 2013, Maya Hormis founded the Bon Vivant cake café, leaving behind a 17-year career in the corporate world. Moved by a thought-provoking speech by Steve Jobs and seeking to find work that resonated deeply within her, she found her true passion in pastry during an exploratory year that included enrollment and certifications in the Culinary & Pastry Arts from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu. As a result, the french pastry shop will be opening a location at 295 Johnston Avenue in Bergen-Lafayette. They are known for their miniature cakes and petits fours. These bite-sized cakes are served alongside afternoon tea with other delicious sweet + savory treats.

Kura Sushi

525 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310

Jersey City now has its first conveyor belt sushi bar. Japan-based chain Kura Revolving Sushi Bar has opened its 42nd U.S. location at 525 Washington Boulevard. This is the chain’s second location in New Jersey.

Madam Jersey City

390 4th Street, Jersey City


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Madame Claude Bis will officially reopen on November 23rd as Madame under new ownership(from the same owners of Cellar 335) at 390 4th Street. Madame is the modern version of a classic French bistro, offering shareable plates and handcrafted cocktails.

Shake Shack

30 Mall Dr. W, Jersey City, NJ 07310


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It looks like Shake Shack is now open at Newport Mall. The spot is located on the 3rd level of the dining pavilion. In the coming months, another location will open at 318 Grove Street. There is no confirmed opening date, but you can stop by the mall to get your Shake Shack fixed in the meantime!

Kimchi Guys

172 Newark Avenue


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Exciting news for Korean chicken fans! Kimchi Guys is officially open in the former Bonchon spot at 172 Newark Avenue. They specialize in Korean fried chicken and will offer other options on their menu, including fried rice, bulgogi, spicy pork, and veggie bowls.

Bombay Vada House 

131 Erie Street, Jersey City

Bombay Vada House has officially opened near Hamilton Park. Located at 131 Erie Street (in the former Blue Lotus space), the eatery specializes in street food from India. In particular, it offers a variety of vada pav, a deep-fried potato served inside a bun.

Gussys Cafe

340 3rd Street, Jersey City


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Gussys Cafe is a brand new brunch spot now in downtown Jersey City. Gussy’s Cafe is at the former FM venue at 340 3rd Street. The menu includes an all-day brunch menu with options like pancakes, sandwiches, eggs, salads, lattes, and more.

Ela Greek Kitchen

179 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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Ela Greek Kitchen is a brand-new greek restaurant in downtown Jersey City. They offer delicious gyros, meat platters, dips, and desserts.

Wattle Cafe

351 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City

Wattle is your local Cafe, serving up Australian vibes. And yes, they do serve waffles but not just any waffles. They serve superfood waffles. Think Keto, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Matcha, to name a few different waffles we scratch-make.


673 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304


Updated January 3rd, 2022

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