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Restaurants in northern NJ serving passover style dinners

coachrbc Apr 22, 2011 05:42 AM

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

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  1. Curlz RE: coachrbc Apr 23, 2011 06:41 AM

    You didn't specify if you're strictly Kosher or just trying to keep Pesach, but I'm sure you can find good eats at Eppes Essen (Livingston), The Ritz Diner (across the street from EE), or Irving's (Rt 10 in E. Hanover)...

    Eppes Essen
    105 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039

    Ritz Diner
    72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039

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    1. re: Curlz
      fourunder RE: Curlz Apr 23, 2011 09:03 AM

      Eppes Essen may not be the best choice at this time.....


    2. menton1 RE: coachrbc Apr 23, 2011 09:57 AM

      I believe the 2 traditional Passover dinner evenings were last Monday and Tuesday. You'll have to wait until next year...

      No reason to be guilty, either, unless your Grandmother is calling you and provoking you. Do you observe the Sabbath? No driving on Saturday? No turning the lights on or off?

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      1. re: menton1
        Curlz RE: menton1 Apr 24, 2011 05:27 AM

        Passover lasts for 8 full days, and Seders are held on the 1st and 2nd, 7th and 8th nights.

        1. re: Curlz
          JRBlack RE: Curlz Apr 24, 2011 05:35 AM

          Seders are first and second nights only. The seventh and eighth days are full-fledged holidays with appropriately festive meals, but they are not seders.

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        jerseydiner RE: coachrbc Apr 23, 2011 05:46 PM

        Most diners, steakhouses and fish markets will offer options of bread/leavened free meals. You can always just get a salad or grilled protein with a baked potato. Some may even have matza available. I know one Panera that offered Matza instead of the bread. If you are looking for more than that, there are fewer options as many kosher restaurants close for the week since the burden of cleaning to please everyone for Passover is often too great.

        As for Rosa Mexicano, the "Passover Menu" is a loose interpretation of K for P. It follows a Sephard variation and uses corn and rice.


        Rosa Mexicano
        390 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601

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