New Jersey

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in New Jersey. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the state, which you can browse here.

Surprisingly good pan dulce (Mexicano) in Freehold, NJ

by goodparmesan 8 hours ago

Something about the pan dulce here just gets me. I’ve eaten a ton of crappy conchas in my day. I’ve had bad pan dulce all around the US, in Mexico even. Sometimes the thing about prehispanic sty...

Mr. Bee's - Bridgewater NJ

by memling 14 years ago

Hello Chowhounds, I am planning a trip to central NJ this weekend coming up, and had totally sold my travelling companion on a side trip for some hamburgers at Mr. Bee's in Bridgewater. It's be...

Essex Green (W. Orange) Throwback

by Curlz 6 years ago

Okay, 'hounds...I *know* one of you will be able to help me here. Today as I drove past Essex Green with a friend who didn't grow up in the area, I said that I remembered going shopping there as a...

Knife Sharpening Service in Central NJ

by ThanksVille 4 years ago

Just had my battery of go-to cooking knives, (wustof classics, Shun, Global and a homemade butchering blade) given a complete sharpening and some re-profiling by Ziggy of ZB Sharpening. Locat...

Punto Peruano, Plainfield, NJ

by EDANTES 15 days ago

We were in Plainfield NJ around dinner and found a wonderful peruvian restaurant, Punto Peruano which is close to the train station. We were eating seafood and everything was extremely fresh and ...

Hy's cheesecake

by eileen 14 years ago

There used to be a wonderful shop in NJ (don't recall the town)called Hy's cheesecake. Hy retired and did not sell the shop (or the recipe) anybody know the shop (or a similar cheesecake) It was VE...

Donahue's Restaurant on ret-23 wayne

by bogsidebunny 8 years ago

Does anyone remember a restaurant called Donahue's on Rte 23 in Wayne, NJ just North of the Rte-46 intersection? I know it's been gone a long time but I have memories of it being a fine place t...

Oaxacan Restaurants in New Brunswick, NJ

by goodparmesan 6 months ago

Downtown New Brunswick, the real downtown New Brunswick is often a road less traveled. The Easton Ave. and George St. sections usually get all the recognition and restaurant attention, but my favor...

My hunt for the best pastel de nata in New Jersey

by goodparmesan 4 months ago

I love the elusive Portuguese egg tart. I traveled to Portugal for it, and I’ve been on the hunt to find one that can match my nostalgia for it. One would think that would be easy, as Newark is...

Eatery near Hunterdon Care Center, Flemington NJ

by DonnaMarieNJ 1 month ago

Looking for a place to eat near the Hunterdon Care Center - no Asian - my elderly aunt does not like it. Maybe a diner? Italian? I'm going this Monday (President's Day). Thanks in advance!

Franklin Park/Rt. 27

by tarilyn 2 months ago

I'm commuting through Kendall Park/Franklin Park/North Brunswick for the next few months. I know there are a ton of South Asian/Southeast Asian/East Asian restaurants along Rt. 27 in particular. I ...

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ???

by FairlessHills 6 years ago

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ??? I know it's not a nutritious or dietary food.... but we love Taylor Ham (although SOME call it Pork Roll). Living in Southern ...

Hamiliton Township, NJ 1960's?

by buenosds 11 years ago

I grew up in Hamilton Sq. and have a recollection of my dad taking me to get pork roll sandwiches from a drive in type restaurant on the northwest corner of Quakerbridge and I think, Sloans Rd. whe...

Restaurants in northern NJ serving passover style dinners

by coachrbc 8 years ago

All I know is Rosa Mexicana in Hackensack and Kosher nosh anyone no of any others. i'd like to go out this weekend and not feel guilty

The old Jade Fountain, North Arlington

by jethro 5 years ago

After having a lengthy chat today about how good the food was here, does anyone know if the owners opened another restaurant in the area? I would kill and/or die to try the food again. They had a...

Afghan Kebab in Central NJ

by Blue1968 1 month ago

My family loves the delicious kebab at this take-out/eat-in place in Hamilton. Beef, chicken, lamb, with delicious sauces, yogurt, mint, and spicy red sauce. Worth a drive if you are in-state. They...


by kiddushfresser 3 months ago

Anyone know where I can get real kosher Charcuterie? I’m not talking about sausages, I want pancetta and bresola

Newark Ironbound First Timer

by Daniel_D21 2 months ago

Have been looking forward to eating in Ironbound for many years, and will finally get the chance in two weeks. Best place for seafood for solo diner on a Sunday night?

Fantastic Oaxacan in Matawan, NJ

by goodparmesan 2 months ago

La Guadalupe Grocery is a small family-owned bodega for Mexican products on Main St. in Matawan, which I’ve passed by a million times. I recently stopped in because I saw the photo of Mexican dishe...

Where to find a beef pelvic bone for broth?

by tangoking 2 months ago

I want to make a rich and creamy sipping broth, and mid-femur bones just don't have what it takes. I want to make broth from the biggest bone of the animal: the pelvic bone. Where can I find a b...