Top 5 Places To Eat in Jersey City
Our vibrant and bustling Jersey City is home to a seemingly endless array of amazing restaurants. Whether looking for the best pizza in town, delicious ramen, or the coolest hidden gem, Jersey City has it all. Gearing up to try one of these exciting spots for dinner this weekend, but not sure where to start with all our nearby options? Let Newport help you narrow it down with our guide to the 5 best places to eat in Jersey City.
Though there are many excellent options for pizza in Jersey City, none draw quite the same crowd and attention as Razza. Serving up artisanal pizzas fresh from their wood burning oven, small plates, and seasonally-inspired cocktails, it’s easy to see why this JC hotspot has gained such a popular following. Their menu changes daily based on local and seasonal availability, so be sure to check here for the latest.
Found in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of JC, Harry’s Daughter is a Caribbean-inspired gastropub serving up a mix of contemporary and traditional dishes. From Trinidad-style curries to jerk chicken and double braised short ribs, the menu is full of delicious options. Be sure to try one of Harry’s signature cocktails, like the Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita or the Jersey City Martini, on your visit!
Started as the First Hand Roll Bar in NYC, Domodomo expanded across the river to Jersey City, bringing its excellent sushi menu along. For dinner, try sampling from their super inventive Domokase course--an omakase-inspired menu that features sushi alongside hot and cold dishes at reasonable price points. Reservations are recommended, and can be made in advance here.
When you just need a bowl of perfectly slurpable ramen, Ani Ramen is the best spot in town! The spicy miso ramen is great for a classic chicken broth-based ramen option, and don’t forget to add on some pork belly bao buns while you’re at it. A signature cocktail like the Samurai Old Fashioned, made with Japanese whiskey, pairs nicely with the whole meal.
15 Fox Place
An Italian restaurant in Jersey City’s Journal Square, 15 Fox Place is as much an experience as it is a fantastic dining option. Located within a house on a residential block, eating here feels like having dinner at an Italian grandma’s house. The $95 prix fixe menu changes nightly, but expect a multi-course meal with an array of family-style favorites like stuffed eggplant, homemade pastas, and decadent desserts. The restaurant is BYOB and you’ll want to be sure to call beforehand to make reservations: (201) 333-1476.