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Top 50 Places to Eat in New Jersey 2018

2019 is rounding the corner, which means it’s a great time to start thinking about those New Year’s resolutions. Sure, hitting the gym or taking up a new hobby is always a great idea… but what about a foodie resolution? Or better yet, how about a foodie bucket list? Cue Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in New Jersey. For your eating pleasure, we’ve rounded up a list of New Jersey’s finest culinary gems. These eateries are spread out across the entire state and 16 out of 21 counties are represented on this list. Bring your appetite and read on to find out who made the cut!

Did your favorite hot-spot land on the list? Do you think our data missed the mark? Let us know what you think on Instagram, Facebook, 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.

MethodologyThis is a list of the 50 best places to eat in New 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.

Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in New Jersey 2018:

1. Korai Kitchen, Jersey City

2. The Edison Automat, Edison

3. Samurai Sushi, East Rutherford

4. JJ’s Diner, Pleasantville

5. Griot Cafe, Jersey City

6. The Pasta Shop, Denville

7. Pinwheel Garden Dumpling & Noodle Bar, Jersey City

8. Hills of Herat, Martinsville

9. Pasta Volo, Asbury Park

10. Urban Griddle, Elizabeth

11. Kinyobi, Hackensack

12. Missy’s Main Street Cafe, Rockaway

13. Cafe Bubamara, Clifton

14. Saigon Subs & Cafe, Morristown

15. Casa d’Paco, Newark

16. Kitchen87, Mount Holly

17. Hooked JC, Jersey City

18. Noah’s Irie, Long Branch

19. House of Falafel, South Plainfield

20. The Corner, Montclair

21. Cuomo And Sons, North Bergen

22. Smoke BBQ, Audubon

23. Track 5 Coffee, Cranford

24. OC Eatery, Ocean City

25. Napoli Wood Fired Pizza & Bakery, Cliffside Park

26. The Hive Bar & Bistro, Garfield

27. Spice Isle, Warren

28. Mount Masala, Voorhees Township

29. Square 1, Jersey City

30. Pinto Thong Thai Cuisine, Deptford

31. Sazon Latino Restaurant, Boonton

32. Broad Street Diner, Keyport

33. Allamuchy General Store Cafe, Allamuchy Township

34. Red White & Que Smokehouse, Kearny

35. Cafe Talya, Bayonne

36. Casa Tel Taco, Cliffside Park

37. Juany’s Cafe & Grill, Fair Lawn

38. Namli Mediterranean & Turkish Cuisine, New Brunswick

39. Cafe Nune, Dunellen

40. Diesel and Duke, Montclair

41. Downtown Dhaba, Westwood

42. El Tango Argentina Grill Hackensack, Hackensack

43. Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, Freehold

44. Tops Diner, East Newark

45. Bon Palay, Manville

46. Steve’s Burgers, Garfield

47. Aarzu Modern Indian Bistro, Freehold Township

48. Kenko Sushi, Lincoln Park

49. Falafel Brothers, Brick

50. Dulce De Leche Bakery, West New York


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