Five Places to Dine in New Jersey
The East Coast has much to offer in the ways of food. When it comes to pizza, no other state can beat New Jersey and New York. That said, Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria is a must visit, must try local restaurant.
Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria supports local farmers ensuring customers fresh ingredients.
Their newest New Jersey restaurant addition has just opened in the heart of Jersey City, making this Jersey City restaurant an easy visit during your stay with us at Dharma Home Suites. Their new restaurant features a similar menu and is dubbed the Razza Pizza Artiganale.
As a pizzeria, you can expect delicious and quality pizzas from Artuos. Other entrées include pastas, lunch sandwiches, and salads. To take a look at their menu, follow this link: http://www.arturosnj.com
If you are looking for a more authentic Italian experience, Nicola’s Restaurante located in Totowa, New Jersey is just the place for you. The New York Times gave them a terrific 4-star rating.
Another notable award was their spot on Gayot’s list of the best restaurants in the US.
Their entrées are completely organic and feature an array of many authentic Italian dishes. Dishes include: Zuppa di Clams Posilipo, and Hot and Cold Antipasta.
Here is Nicola’s link to their menu: http://nicolasristorante.net/dinner.htm
3. The Peacock Inn
If you find yourself hungry in Princeton stop by the only luxury hotel boutique and fine dining restaurant. The restaurant has a rich history dating back to even the 1700s!
The hotel is designed in a colonial fashion, staying true to it’s history. The restaurant specializes in New American Cuisine and has received a four star review Cody Kendell of The Star Ledger. They’ve also been listed in New Jersey’s Monthly Magazine for “Best New Restaurants.”
The Peacock Inn serves delicious entrées such as: Sautéed Ricotta Gnochi, Pan Roasted Halibut, Big Eye Tune Tartare, and much, much more.
Take a look at their downloadable menu here: http://cdn1.buuteeq.com/upload/19018/a-la-carte-menu-summer-2015-7.pdf
Careful your mouth doesn’t overflow from how tasty this menu looks, wouldn’t want to have to buy a new computer. 😀
Some like Italian, some like New American, but where on Earth is the French food? If this sounds like you, look into Lorena’s. Here is their website: http://restaurantlorena.com/article.php?Restaurant-Lorena-s-6
Lorena’s sources their ingredients from local and organic farmers so you’ll know that your entrees will be that much more delicious. Loreno’s is indeed one of the finest dining spots in New Jersey.
5. Edward’s Steakhouse
What better way to end this article than by closing with a steakhouse? Edward’s Steakhouse is the crown jewel of Jersey City’s bar and steakhouses. It has a fun prohibition era theme and is located in the historic downtown of Jersey City.
Edward’s Steakhouse is another fine dining restaurant that has been rated well by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. They, just like the Peacock Inn, have also received the Wine Spectator award.
Their menu offers steaks, of course, roast turkey BLT’s, roast beef sandwiches, and more. Plus, steak. Need I say anything else?
Ultimately, your taste buds and cravings will lead the way. Fortunately for food-lovers of all wakes of life, Jersey City sports great diversity in restaurant and fine dining choices to experience during a visit. There is Chinese, Mediterranean, and Indian. In fact, anything you can think of and it is probably there. If there is any restaurants you feel should be on this list, please let us know. If we get enough input, we will revisit and make a second article! From all of us here at Dharma , thank you!