Yelp’s Top 50 most photographed businesses in North Jersey is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also chock full of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path joints like Kura Revolving Sushi Bar tucked away in a strip mall in Fort Lee. From fine dining to parks and the zoo — find them all in Yelp’s Top 50 most photographed businesses in North Jersey
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Topping this year’s most photographed list is none other than Prudential Center, otherwise known as The Rock. From NJ Devils games to musical performances, college basketball, comedy shows and more, there’s no shortage of action packed fun on the calendar.
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1. The Prudential Center (Newark)
What they’re known for: New Jersey Devils Ice hockey and other live events like concerts and comedy shows
Yelpers say: “It’s The Rock and you’re there for an event…what’s not to love? It’s everything you’d come to expect from a great venue that hosts all sorts of entertainment, from sports to concerts to even graduation ceremonies.” – Justin B.
2. Mitsuwa Marketplace (Edgewater)
What they’re known for: endless amounts of Japanese groceries and a food court with sushi, ramen, sweets and so much more
Yelpers say: ” The food court is massive with plenty of options for sweet and savory bites. They have crepes, bubble tea, mochi donuts, ramen, rice dishes, musubi, tempura, sushi, and so much more. The middle center is part grocery store and bakery. The prices of the dishes are average and most importantly delicious!” – Mia S.
3. Tops Diner (Newark)
What they’re known for: elevated diner food and a full bar in a sleek remodeled space
Yelpers say: “I highly suggest making a trip to this iconic newly renovated Jersey diner. The ambiance is aesthetically pleasing, it’s clean and most importantly the good and drinks are delicious! I highly suggest the disco fries and burger, you won’t be disappointed!” – Ann Y.
4. SoJo Spa Club (Edgewater)
What they’re known for: an expansive multi-level Korean bath house with spa cultures and treatments from around the world
Yelpers say: “Started the day with foot massages overlooking the city skyline, then went to the infinity pool before full body restorative massages & more pool time, then we hit the saunas! They have so many different kinds! My favorite was the Himalayan salt sauna The food was delicious & the views were stunning, definitely recommend!” – Rachel D.
5. Brownstone Pancake Factory (Edgewater)
What they’re known for: photogenic pancakes and milkshakes and other comfort food
Yelpers say: “Yes the hype is true. This place is truly amazing. The blueberry pancakes with light and fluffy I’m perfect In all ways. Huge portion. The eggs Benedict were even better. It was done on a pita bread which was really really good. I now understand why people wait for two hours.” – Ty H.
6. Cuban Pete’s (Montclair)
What they’re known for: Cuban food and tapas in a fun and inviting atmosphere
Yelpers say: “Great time, good food and fantastic hospitality. We ordered multiple appetizers and 3 entrees. Excellent preparation on everything. We brought our own wine and ordered their sangria pitcher to make our own mix.” – Joe K.
7. Metlife Stadium (East Rutherford)
What they’re known for: NFL games, sold out concerts and a ton of other events
Yelpers say: “HUGE stadium!! You will have plenty of food selections to qualm your appetite in between games or shows. The parking lot is large, and security is plentiful and a breeze to get through. The seats are comfortable and the quality of the stadium maintains well-kept.” – Jessenia R.
8. Soup Dumpling Plus (Fort Lee)
What they’re known for: soup dumplings, noodles and other flavorful Chinese dishes
Yelpers say: “The soup dumplings at this place were perfectly made and arrived at our table with warm soup still tucked away safely inside. The broth was flavorful but did not overwhelm the meat. My personal favorite was the crab meat and pork dumplings and I can definitely just sit and eat baskets of these.” – Nadine A.
9. HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar (Edgewater)
What they’re known for: skyline views, innovative modern dishes and cocktails
Yelpers say: “Great waterfront restaurant in Edgewater. Classy and chill vibes. Drinks and food are just right. Staff is friendly and helpful. Enjoyable dining experience with a nice view.” – Marco L.
10. Urban Griddle (Elizabeth)
What they’re known for: an array of American comfort food with brunch and lunch favorites
Yelpers say: “Amazing brunch spot, has a ton of varieties for breakfast and lunch options. Some of my favorites are the kale salad and the falafel burger. They also have good champagne cocktails and local beers.” – Damaris B.
11. The Barrow House (Clifton)
12. The Corner (Montclair)
13. Orale Mexican Kitchen (Jersey City)
14. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament (Lyndhurst)
15. American Dream (East Rutherford)
16. Ani Ramen House (Montclair)
17. DOMODOMO Jersey City (Jersey City)
18. Son Cubano (West New York)
19. Essex County Turtle Back Zoo (West Orange)
20. King Spa & Sauna (Palisades Park)
21. Pier 115 (Edgewater)
22. Kura Revolving Sushi Bar (Fort Lee)
23. Valença Restaurant (Elizabeth
24. Rails Steakhouse (Towaco)
25. Raymond’s (Montclair)
26. Taqueria Downtown (Jersey City)
27. Kenko Sushi (Lincoln Park)
28. The Cast Iron Pot (Fairview)
29. Menya Sandaime (Fort Lee)
30. Battello (Jersey City)
31. Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (Clifton)
32. Cellar 335 (Jersey City)
33. Casa d’Paco (Newark)
34. SEAK (Edgewater)
35. Sofia (Englewood)
36. Liberty State Park (Jersey City)
37. Ventanas Restaurant and Lounge (Fort Lee)
38. Elia Mediterranean Restaurant (East Rutherford)
39. Original Pancake House (Edgewater)
40. The Cuban Restaurant and Bar (Hoboken)
41. Fire & Oak – Jersey City (Jersey City)
42. Porta (Jersey City)
43. Razza Pizza Artigianale (Jersey City)
44. Rumba Cubana – Guttenberg (Guttenberg)
45. Molos (Weehawken)
46. Cafe Bubamara (Clifton)
47. South House (Jersey City)
48. Soba Noodle Azuma (Fort Lee)
49. Skinner’s Loft (Jersey City)
50. Shanghai Restaurant (Fort Lee)
Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Most Photographed Businesses in the North Jersey area according to Yelp. To come up with this list, we identified businesses on Yelp, then ranked them based on how frequently users submit photos. This list looked at businesses in and around the North Jersey area. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of July 1, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of July 1, 2022.