Whether you’re on the hunt for a new burger spot or you need to broaden your plant-based horizons, our latest roundup of openings in the Garden State has an option for you. Check out the list below and then head out to try something new!
86 & Vine Wine & Cocktail Parlor, Norwood
From date nights and girls’ night out to lunch with friends and after-work meet-ups, 86 & Vine is primed to be a go-to spot in Bergen County. The 3,500 sq. ft. space features 500 hand-picked, personally tasted wines, at all price points and from all growing regions. Sit back in one of their cushy seats and enjoy the globally influenced, tapas-style small bites menu, craft cocktails and even shop their selection of cocktail baskets, mixers, and other accessories for easy gift-giving and home bartending.
86 & Vine Wine & Cocktail Parlor
519 Livingston Street
Bareburger, Jersey City
The health-conscious burger joint Bareburger recently opened in Jersey City. The mouthwatering, ethically sourced burgers maintain the brand’s commitment to using sustainable, all-natural, and fresh ingredients. Not a beef fan? Try one of the meatless burgers or salads.
143 Newark Ave.
Jersey City, NJ
Boots & Bones, Jersey City
Located directly across from the Grove Street Path station, Boots & Bones recently opened on Newark Ave. in Jersey City. The Southern-inspired American restaurant features slow-cooked and smoked barbecue, fresh seafood, several vegetarian options. You’ll also find a variety of creative cocktails and mocktails.
Boots & Bones
116 Newark Ave.
Jersey City, NJ
Cafe Crevier, Denville
Located in downtown Denville, Cafe Crevier offers a trendy, modern vibe. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And check out the weekend brunch, complete with live music.
25 E Main Street
DIG of NYC, Bridgewater Commons
Renowned NYC spot DIG expands its culinary footprint to include its first New Jersey. Find the new spot at The Village at Bridgewater Commons. From the avocado grain bowl to charred chicken to build-your-own options, there’s something for everyone.
610 Commons Way #4310
Good Dog Bar, Atlantic City
Now open in AC, lively meets chill at Good Dog Bar’s second location. Check out the creative beverage menu, daily specials, and more. Good Dog Bar even offers an “allergy menu,” to help guests with food sensitivities and allergies have a clear understanding of what they can or cannot eat.
Good Dog Bar
3426 Atlantic Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ
The Gyro Project, Fort Lee
This June, Fort Lee welcomes the Gyro Project. The menu will feature authentic Greek street food and modern options. Visit the Gyro Project for house-stacked gyros, souvlaki, bowls, salads, rotisserie meats, and poultry. You can also find several vegan options.
The Gyro Project
2151 Lemoine Ave.
Fort Lee, NJ
Jerrell’s BETR BRGR, Hoboken
Hoboken’s new late-night vegan burger spot, Jerrell’s BETR BRGR, serves 100% plant-based burgers. The menu also includes a range of delectable sides. Enjoy crispy fries, flavorful chili, and other famed menu items such as shakes and soft serves.
JERRELL’S BETR BRGR
324 Washington St.
Kanji Noodle Bar, Cherry Hill
Craving top-of-the-line, delicious noodles? Look no further than Kanji Noodle Bar, the latest culinary gem at Cherry Hill. Known for its exceptional ramen and Yakisoba noodles, Kanji takes pride in crafting savory broths, donburi rice bowls, and appetizers such as gyoza, Kanji wings, seaweed salad, and more.
Kanji Noodle Bar
1558 Kings Highway N.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Latin Port, Metuchen
Discover the vibrant flavors of Latin America at Latin Port, the newest Latin American restaurant in downtown Metuchen. Latin Port brings the rich and traditional flavors of Latin food through dishes like costillas, Cuban masitas, Costa Rican carne en salsa, Brazilian moqueca, Peruvian rostisado, and more.
333 Lake Ave.
Lita, Aberdeen Township
Bringing Portuguese classics like fejauda, rissóis de camarão and fideo to Aberdeen Township, Lida is an Iberian spot in Aberdeen. Begin your dining experience with Essenciales, a delightful assortment of Spanish and Portuguese light bites and tapas designed to be shared before digging into the main course. Then prepare to choose from an array of dishes. Options include fiery piri piri chicken, clams, chorizo, and the restaurant’s signature paella dishes.
Aberdeen Township, NJ
Los Barbaros Birria, Asbury Park
With its original location in Belmar, Los Barbaros Birria now calls Asbury Park home as well. Stop in for Tijuana-style cuisine, and don’t miss the tacos. Options from the menu include from tortuga birria, noodle birria, pizzabirria, quesabirrias, and mulitas.
Los Barbaros Birria
704 Main Street
Asbury Park, NJ
Paris Baguette, Ridgewood
Ridgewood welcomes the international franchise Paris Baguette. Known for its assortment of baked and brewed goods, Paris Baguette offers quick pick-me-ups in a serene space for working. It just might be your new go-to destination.
24 Franklin Ave.
Ugly Dumpling, Edison
With a creative name and a menu to match, the Ugly Dumpling showcases a broad range of traditional and modern Chinese cuisine options. Check out the dim sum, soup buns, wonton options, noodles, Shanghai street classics, and more.
Raffi Juice Bar, Haledon
Looking for a new juice bar? Swing by Belmont Avenue in Haledon for a stop into Raffi Juice Bar. You’ll find freshly made juices and quick ready-to-go items. If you’re looking to detox, you’ll find options for that as well.
Raffi Juice Bar
466 Belmont Ave.