With small businesses taking a serious hit during the pandemic, we want to continue supporting local food businesses popping up throughout the community. If you’re looking to try something new or want to see what restaurants have just moved in, here are some food spots to check out in Jersey City!
The House of Hot Chicken
The House of Hot Chicken is a delivery-only pop-up chicken spot in Jersey City. They currently offer delivery to Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, and Bayonne.
525 Washington Blvd
Automat Kitchen offers American comfort foods, from a designated mac &cheese menu to big plates like Chicken Pot Pie or a Frito Pie Burrito.
115 Palisade Ave
Box Cafe is the newest addition to Palisade Ave, serving up homemade baked goods, coffee, lunch boxes, and dinner platters. They’re also BYOB!
822 Newark Ave
The family behind Korai Kitchen have opened up Hilsa, a Halal Bangladeshi grocery store, on Newark Ave in Journal Square. The store features a variety of snacks, fish, meat, and more while offering online ordering and delivery.
Life of Pie
437 Martin Luther King Dr
Life of Pie is a new pizza spot that opened by the MLK Drive Light Rail station! Stop by for a variety of apps, sandwiches, dinners, and pizza. Try their special pies, like the Life of Pie pizza or the Greenville pizza.
408 Central Ave
Phan Thai is a new BYOB Thai spot located in the Heights. Their signature dishes include Khao Nua Yang, Khao Moo Tod, and the Massaman Curry.
Dottie’s Crispy Chicken
Dottie’s Crispy Chicken is another delivery-only spot offering three fried chicken sandwiches, including a vegetarian option.
465 Central Ave
Stack Creamery is now open in the Heights! They offer ice cream sandwiches with cookies, brownies, or donuts (along with standard ice cream menu options like cones, cups, and pints).
Busy Bee Organics (2nd location)
175 2nd St
Busy Bee Organics has opened their second location in Downtown Jersey City within the DVORA building. Enjoy gluten-free, organic meals and snacks with vegan options available, as well.
74 Maple St
Offering: breakfast and lunch, smoothies, fresh juices
Gãia & Loki
346 Grove St
Offering: vegan foods
124 Bay St
Offering: Chinese hotpot
124 Bay St
Offering: tacos, burritas, quesadillas
137 Newark Ave
Offering: Thai cuisine
413A Central Ave
Offering: birria, tacos, tortas
333 Palisade Ave
Offering: Mexican dishes
246 Bay St