The Best Spots for Avocado Toast {in Jersey City}

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If there’s anything that anyone can agree on — no matter where you live — it’s that avocado toast rules.  In case your lips haven’t met this healthy {and tasty} concoction yet, here’s an accurate description: Avocado Toast = smashed avocado, toast, + anything else your heart desires. And it just doesn’t just taste good. It’s filled with iron, potassium, vitamin K, and so many other nutrients, AND it’s a fruit that’s filled with GOOD fats. Keep reading to discover the best spots for avocado toast in Jersey City. 

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Ground Connection Coffee Bar {3 Second Street}

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If you want options, you’ll get options here. Choose from a classic feta avo toast with olive oil and micro basil on multigrain toast, and if you want to do your toast “pinkies up” style, go for the salmon option with smoked salmon, red onion, olive oil, and chives on multigrain toast.

Cost: Check store for pricing.

Bwè Kafe {140 River Drive}

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The second best thing to a chai latte at bwè, is their fattoush-topped avocado toast to go along with it. While it’s only served on the weekends, it’s certainly worth the wait to take a bite into this colorful, creamy toast situation.

Cost: $10

Vegan: Yes

The Kitchen Step {500 Jersey Avenue}

Located in the historic Van Vorst neighborhood downtown, this little locale is the perfect spot for a quaint brunch stop. Their smashed avocado toast is filling, super cheap, and is complete with a swoon-worthy interior.

Cost: $7

Read More: Vegan Food in Jersey City: Subia’s Vegan Cafe

The Hamilton Inn {708 Jersey Avenue}

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When you’re in the mood for ~finer dining~, The Hamilton Inn makes you feel just the right amount of boujee for the right price. This avo beauty includes two poached eggs, a toasted English muffin, pickled onion, jalepeño, and field greens for a healthy addition.

Cost: $14 

Gluten-Free/Vegan Option: No

B. Good {525 Washington Boulevard}

If you just want quick and easy avocado toast in a non-traditional brunch setting, B. Good is your best bet. With sustainably sourced food, seasonal menus, and balanced meals, you’ll have no guilt chowing down here. Plus, the restaurant works with local farmers, so you can support your neighbors, too.

Cost: Check store for pricing.

Congress Station {589 Palisade Avenue}

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Sometimes you just want it plain and simple, and Congress Station offers just that. This classic toast includes sliced avocado, lemon juice, sea salt, and bread from Balthazar for an extra special touch. And, it doesn’t break the bank.

Cost: $5.95

Square 1 {283 St. Pauls Avenue}

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Square 1 serves up multiple avo options, but the most popular {pictured} is the toasted rye with vegan bread, a fried egg, arugula, and pico de gallo with Nigella seeds {black cumin}.

Cost: From $6.95; average $9.50 with fried sunny-side-up egg with arugula and pico de gallo.

Vegan/Gluten-Free option: Gluten-free English muffins available

The Cliff {38 Congress Street}

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Feast your eyes on this lean, mean avo toast situation. Multigrain toast is topped with avocado, a poached egg, mushroom “bacon,” greens, and Aleppo pepper for a kick. Plus, The Cliff delivers to JC and Hoboken, so you don’t even have to leave your door when that Sunday AM hangover hits and you need some toast — STAT.

Cost: $12

Gluten Free/Vegan? Can swap bread for gluten-free bread and sub in tofu scramble.

See More: 8 Healthy Meal Delivery Services in Hoboken + Jersey City

Short Grain {183 Montgomery Street}

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JC’s neighborhood cafe is keeping things plain and simple with a classic avo toast complemented with feta, lemon, and pickled red onion for an extra dash of flavor. This tasty toast is also vegetarian-friendly.

Cost: $9; $1 extra for egg topping

Vegan/Gluten Free? Vegan without Feta Cheese

Olivia {138 Newark Avenue}

Upgrade your avo toast to something a bit heartier with the avocado toast box at Olivia. This Create Your Own Box option includes avocado on bread served with the diner’s choice of greens, cherry tomatoes, red onions, black peppers, and salt. There is also an avocado toast + salad box option {with a choice of greens}, and a simple order of two slices of bread with avocado.

Cost: $11.95 and $6.99 {for two slices of bread and avocado}

OhLaLa! French Kitchen {690 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City}

JC newcomer OhLaLa! French Kitchen serves up a simple-yet-satisfying avocado toast with goat cheese. It’s the perfect meal for a quick morning or midday pick-me-up. Plus, their dessert menus are nothing to scoff at, either. Click here for a preview [link].

Cost: $8

Hidden Grounds Coffee {148 1st Street}

For an endless amount of options, try the avocado toast at Hidden Grounds Coffee. This JC coffee shop offers standard breakfast avocado toast {with feta cheese, chili flakes, and cucumbers — which feels extra as it is #notcomplaining}, hummus avocado toast {self-explanatory}, savory avocado toast {similar to the breakfast toast with honey + sirracha [WUT]}, and classic avocado toast {with mint chutney, mozzarella cheese, and almonds}. Delicious doesn’t begin to cover it. And, they have a Hoboken location FYI.

Cost: $8 for all toasts except the Hummus Avocado Toast which is $7

Griot Cafe {434 Central Avenue}

For avocado toast with a twist, try Griot Cafe. This JC eatery in the Heights sells toast with a side of sliced avocado and eggs for a build-your-own option. If you’re thinking of doing a bit of work, make sure to peep the backyard — it’s so quaint and a perfect spot to WFH.

Cost: $6.99

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What is your favorite spot for some avocado toast in Jersey City? Share with us in the comments!

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By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.


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