New Jersey Restaurant Openings: Coffee, Sushi, Beer, and More

The weather’s still cool, but the Garden State is heating up with more new spots to try, statewide. Here’s a look at the latest new restaurants for you to check out.

2D Cafe Tornado, Montville  

Immerse yourself in a whimsical world at the newly opened 2D Cafe Tornado, in Montville (Towaco), pictured at top. Step into a comic cafe where the entire interior is hand-drawn in two-dimensional (2D) style using black-ink markers, creating the illusion of stepping into the vibrant worlds of cartoons and comic books. Enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, and casual Korean bites in a world of imagination. 

2D Cafe Tornado
662 Main Road
Towaco, NJ

87 Sussex, Jersey City  

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In Jersey City’s Paulus Hook neighborhood, discover 87 Sussex, a new culinary experience. The new spot’s menu features fresh flavors and ingredients, with elevated American meals including vegetarian dishes. And don’t miss out on the extensive list of signature cocktails and wines from prestigious vineyards in France, Italy, New Zealand, and California.

87 Sussex
87 Sussex Street
Jersey City, NJ 

Bordentown Square Tap + Grill, Bordentown  

Looking for a cold, refreshing beer? Stop by Bordentown Square Tap + Grill. This new spot features a state-of-the-art self-pour tap wall and a mixed menu, including appetizers (poutine!), sandwiches (firecracker chicken sandwich!), burgers (bacon jam burger!), salads, quinoa jars, tacos, and more. 

Bordentown Square Tap + Grill
233 Farnsworth Avenue
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Buffalo Wild Wings GO, Voorhees 

Have you heard about the new Buffalo Wild Wings GO? It’s Wild Wings’  takeout-and-delivery-focused model, designed to offer the same famous and award-winning chicken wings you’re used to, with 26 signature sauces and seasoning options, plus a few other fan favorites. 

Buffalo Wild Wings GO
1120 White Horse Rd 
Vorhees, NJ

Cafe Cartel, Hoboken 

Recently opened in Hoboken, Cafe Cartel serves curated Colombian coffee and light bites, including empanadas and baked goods. This new Adams Street spot brings a fresh twist to the everyday coffee routine and serves coffee using Medellin beans, making it a must-visit for coffee lovers in the area. 

Cafe Cartel
1100 Adams Street
Hoboken, NJ

Just Salad, Sea Girt and West Windsor

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The newest NJ locations of Just Salad are now open, in Sea Girt and West Windsor. With salads, warm bowls, wraps, build-your-own options, and more, Just Salads is actually much more than “just” salads. 

Just Salad (Sea Girt)
2150 NJ-35
Sea Girt, NJ

Just Salad (West Windsor / Princeton)
153 Nassau Park Boulevard
West Windsor (Princeton), NJ

Mango Mango, Edison 

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Enjoying its return to Edison, Mango Mango, a traditional Hong Kong-style dessert spot, offers a refreshing twist on the world of sweets. Check out favorites like mango mochi, durian dessert bowl, the popular coconut mango-infused smoothie, and more.

Mango Mango
1783 Lincoln Highway, Unit 102
Edison, NJ

New York Fries, Edison 

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Love fries? Opening in Menlo Park Mall, the newest New York Fries location will offer a specialized menu showcasing freshly cut fries crafted from Idaho potatoes, either plain or loaded with toppings, including beef chili, pulled pork, queso, and crumbled bacon. 

New York Fries
Menlo Park Mall
55 Parsonage Road
Edison, NJ 

Ovale, Hoboken 

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New to Hoboken’s hopping pizza scene, Ovale’s second location recently opened with classics like il pesto and la margarita, as well as a variety of salads and focaccia. (The first Ovale is in Cliffside Park.) And that’s not all: Ovale also offers delicious gelato and croissants with gianduia. 

305 Willow Avenue
Hoboken, NJ

Raising Cane’s, Marlton  

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The beloved and crave-a-licious chicken spot Raising Cane’s has opened in Marlton, New Jersey. From the Caniac combo to the 75-Finger Tailgate locals can get their chicken on for lunch, dinner, and anytime in between. 

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
800 Route 70 W 
Marlton, NJ

Rumi, Bloomfield  

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Introducing Rumi, a new cafe and grill offering must-try, authentic Mediterranean dishes in the former home of the Glenwood Diner. Options include babaganoush, acili ezme, adana kebab, lamb, manti (Turkish ravioli), wraps, a kids’ menu, and more. 

265 Glenwood Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ

Umi, East Brunswick  

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Can you ever have enough sushi? If your answer is no, have we got a place for you. Now open in East Brunswick, Umi Sushi & Seafood Buffet invites guests to choose from an array of sushi options and entrees, as well as a range of desserts. 

Umi Sushi & Seafood Buffet
Miracle Mall
275 NJ-18 S
East Brunswick, NJ