• The ABC’s of Hudson County, NJ Restaurants

    There’s no denying that Hudson County has endless restaurants, cafes and bars. Whether you’re in the mood for a caffeine boost, a low-key lunch or a night on the town, you’re in for a treat in this area, which offers some of the best restaurants in New Jersey. We had a little fun and selected our favorite NJ restaurants that begin with A, B or C. If you’re new to the area or just looking for a new place to explore, these ABC options will not disappoint.


    Amanda’s Restaurant welcomes diners who are looking for a great meal and an extensive wine list. Located inside two brownstones, Amanda’s offers Saturday and Sunday brunch, daily dinner and an “Early Dinner” menu that lets guests purchase a 3-course dinner for two for $34.

    Address: 908 Washington Street, Hoboken NJ 07030

    Phone: (201) 798-0101

    Website: http://amandasrestaurant.com/

    Abbey’s Pub & Grill has a great bar and a pool table where you and your friends can have some fun. They have multiple TVs behind the bar, so you can always catch the big game, too. Abbey’s also offers outdoor seating, so when the weather warms up you can head outside.

    Address: 409 Monmouth Street, Jersey City NJ 07302

    Phone: (201) 963-3334

    Website: http://www.abbeyspubgrill.com/



    Bwè Kafe offers authentic Haitian lattes and is the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet tooth with a fresh-baked pastry. The new café is located in the Newport section of Jersey City. A portion of each coffee sale goes to one of the two charities they are affiliated with in Haiti. Good coffee and a great cause? Double win!

    Address: 140 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310

    Phone: (201) 683-0045

    Website: http://www.bwekafe.com/


    Black Bear Bar & Grill is a popular spot for a night out with two floors and multiple bars that are stocked with micro brews and imported beers. With over 50 TVs, three 12-foot HD Wide Screens and a dart board, Black Bear is the perfect place to hang out and watch the game. They also offer a full food menu, which is available until 11PM Monday through Saturday and 10PM on Sundays.

    Address: 205 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

    Phone: (201) 656-5511

    Website: http://blackbearbar.com/



    Carlos Bakery is famous for its TLC hit show ‘Cake Boss.’ The original Carlos Bakery, where a majority of the shows were filmed, is in Hoboken. Since the show’s growth in popularity, they’ve opened 12 additional stores across the nation, one of which is in Jersey City! The new location even offers cake decorating classes. Head over to Carlos for a cannoli and maybe you’ll run into Buddy, the Cake Boss himself!

    Address: 631 Grove Street, Jersey City NJ 07310

    Phone: (201) 659-3671

    Website: http://www.carlosbakery.com/

    Cooper’s Union is the place to be if you’re into playing bar games. This spot has two separate bars—one in the front, one in the back—and shuffleboard available for anyone to play. Locally famous for its great bar food, we recommend trying the large soft pretzels and the mac n’ cheese balls. Yum!

    Address: 104 Hudson Street, Hoboken NJ 07030

    Phone: (201) 222-3443

    Website: https://www.yelp.com/biz/coopers-union-hoboken


    With these ABCs you’ll never go hungry (or thirsty)! Check out more great NJ restaurants and dining options in Hudson County here. We also have plenty of recommendations for the best bars in Jersey City and the surrounding areas! Stay updated on all the best places to eat and other great things to do in Jersey City by checking back on our site regularly for updates!