Good cheap eats around Ikea in Elizabeth, NJ
Going from Staten Island to Elizabeth, NJ, to shop at Ikea tomorrow. Are there any good cheap eats around Ikea?
I usually don't make it to Jersey, so I was hoping to try out some Indian food. Are there any places closer than Chowpatty, etc? (I don't know NJ geography very well...)
If not, I'm open to any good cheap eats. Thank you!
You won't find anything cheaper than the 20 "Meatballs with Lingonberry Sauce" that you can get at the Ikea cafeteria for 5.00!
Cheap is good, but not the most important factor. I want GOOD food around $10-$15 for a meal (small appetites).
Plus, I'm vegetarian--hence, hoping for Indian food. Although my boyfriend eats meat, so we want to go somewhere where both/just veg are available.
Thank you for the input, nonetheless!
If you go south on Route 1 & 9 for perhaps 8 miles or so, in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Twp. there is "1-9 Seafood Restaurant", a genuinely authentic Chinese restaurant situated in a former diner.
While they specialize in seafood, they do have various tofu/vegetable dishes on the menu.
I think that there are also some meat dishes for your carnivore boyfriend, but since I only eat fish, I am not totally sure of this.
If you are used to REAL Chinese food, I recommend this place highly. On the other hand, if your idea of Chinese food is Shrimp in Lobster Sauce or Egg Foo Young, you should probably skip it. If you go, you may even be the only non-Asian people in the place, so that should give you an idea of the authenticity.
Since you are seeking vegetarian, you can of course order them without the cutlets. Please go to Spritio's and report back! One of my all time favorite meals, the ravioli and cutlet. Haven't been there in many years. Ask for the sauce on the side. The ravioli are so good and tblsp may be all you need.
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