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Jersey City good eats for a foodie ??

ItsMee Sep 29, 2011 12:49 PM

Jersey City is a melting pot ! So I'm sure there some good , cheap eats to be had here. What your favorite , hole in the wall , " go-to" spot for authentic , ethnic fare ???

I open to ANY cuisine ....

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    fourunder Sep 29, 2011 02:20 PM



    Laico's or Rita & Joe's for rustic Italian

    Komegashi Too for Japanese

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      stickman731 Sep 29, 2011 04:54 PM


      67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305

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        bifpocaroba Oct 3, 2011 05:48 AM


        Nha Trang Palace

        Marco and Pepe's http://www.marcoandpepe.com/

        Marco and Pepe
        289 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

        67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305

        1. tommy Oct 3, 2011 07:38 AM

          Grand Sichuan.

          Grand Sichuan
          342 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

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            carlylecat Oct 3, 2011 09:26 AM


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              coldbeer Oct 4, 2011 09:25 AM


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                nixienox Oct 4, 2011 11:07 AM

                Second Street Bakery 402 2nd St, Italian, wonderful sandwiches on their own bread, they close early

                Philippine Bread House Cafe 530 Newark Ave, baked goods and plate lunches

                Pecoraro Bakery 279 Newark Ave, good bread and focaccia

                Carmen Rosa Bakery 37 Coles St, sugary dominican treats, incredible value. My daughter vouches for the red velvet cake

                Cinco De Mayo 401 Central Ave
                Los Tres Chilitos Mexican - 456 Central Ave
                These 2 Mexican restaurants in the Heights are sometimes uneven, as staff come and go and communication can be an issue if you don't speak spanish, but if you're willing to take a chance, and if you find out what the specials are, the food can be delicious.

                There's White Star for a burger and a beer http://whitestarbar.com/

                Indian in Jersey City, well there are quite a few places in close proximity and I can't say I've ever had a sublime meal, but not a bad one either, and I've just tried a place that would be fun for the adventurous, China Chowk. It's an Indian take on Chinese food. The sauces were a bit gloppy, but I'd like to explore the menu further, especially more of the appetizers and the "drier" dishes.

                I agree on most of the other recommendations except for Hard Grove, which is terrible.

                Pecoraro Bakery
                279 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

                Hard Grove Cafe
                319 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

                Philippine Bread House
                530 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

                1. ChefJune Oct 6, 2011 02:17 PM

                  Dosa Hut and Rosai on Newark Ave for Indian.

                  Have not been to Rosai yet, but it was highly recommended by an Indian friend.

                  Dosa Hut
                  777 Newark Ave Ste A, Jersey City, NJ 07306

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