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Top 50 Places to Eat in North Jersey 2019

2019 is coming to a close, and it’s a great opportunity to look back at some of the year’s most mouthwatering meals! We’ve rounded up the best five-star foodie finds and put together a list of Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in North Jersey. Read on to find out which eateries made the biggest splash in 2019.

Morris, Essex, Bergen, Hudson, Warren, Union and Passaic counties are all represented on this list. From wood fired pizza and hot pot to organic acai bowls, there is truly something for every palette to enjoy.

Did your favorite hot-spot land on the list? Do you think our data missed the mark? Let us know what you think on InstagramFacebook, or Twitter using the hashtag #YelpTop50NJDownload the Yelp App and follow our newly created Top 50 Places to Eat in New Jersey Bookmark Collection to have this entire list available at your fingertips! And don’t forget to leave love, via review, about your favorite businesses on the list.

  1. Missy’s Main Street Cafe (Rockaway)
  2. Korai Kitchen (Jersey City)
  3. Peck Peck Korean Style Chicken (Teaneck)
  4. The Pasta Shop (Denville)
  5. Cyndia’s (Totowa)
  6. Casa d’Paco (Newark)
  7. Griot Cafe (Jersey City)
  8. Bloom (Verona)
  9. Kim’s Sushi (West Orange)
  10. Alfalfa (Hoboken)
  11. Tim’s Po-Boys and Wings (Hawthorne) 
  12. Terrace Street Cafe (Haworth)
  13. The Corner (Montclair)
  14. Red White & Que Smokehouse (Kearny)
  15. Saigon Subs & Café (Morristown)
  16. Steve’s Burgers (Garfield)
  17. Sorriso Kitchen (Chatham)
  18. Porto By Antonio – Wood Burning Pizza & Pasta (North Bergen)
  19. Sazon Latino Restaurant (Boonton)
  20. Urban Griddle (Elizabeth)
  21. Obaltan (Fort Lee)
  22. Cafe Bubamara (Clifton)
  23. Cafe Peanut (Jersey City)
  24. Gyro Grill (Wayne)
  25. ShabuRo (Palisades Park)
  26. Bucco (Bloomfield)
  27. Downtown Dhaba (Westwood)
  28. Ada Mediterranean Grill (Fair Lawn)
  29. Aurora Ristorante (Clifton)
  30. Wich-One (Cliffside Park)
  31. Westfield Station Cafe (Westfield)
  32. Benji’s Taqueria Mexican Grill Caldwell (Caldwell)
  33. Big Tuna Poke (North Arlington)
  34. Natoli’s (Secaucus)
  35. OSaka Ryu Gin (Glen Rock)
  36. Pasha Mezze Grill (Lake Hiawatha)
  37. Napoli Wood Fired Pizza & Bakery (Cliffside Park)
  38. Tops Diner (East Newark)
  39. Dorrian’s Red Hand (Jersey City)
  40. Samurai Sushi (East Rutherford)
  41. The Cast Iron Pot 2 (Fairview) 
  42. Jessica’s Cafe (Plainfield) 
  43. Lyndhurst Jerk & Gyro Spot (Lyndhurst)
  44. Platters Corner (Hackensack)
  45. Vanillamore (Montclair)
  46. Farinolio (Westfield)
  47. Ambeli Greek Taverna (Cranford)
  48. Juany’s Cafe & Grill (Fair Lawn)
  49. Lovin’ Today (Wood-Ridge)
  50. James On Main (Hackettstown) 

MethodologyThis is a list of the 50 best places to eat in North Jersey according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.

All photos featured in this post were pulled from Yelp.