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The Best Ravioli in Hoboken + Jersey City, According to HG Readers

by The Hoboken Girl Team
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Ravioli is the middle child of pasta: it’s pretty much no one’s *favorite*, but only because it’s oft-forgotten and overlooked (a middle child is writing this, can you tell?). To avenge ravioli everywhere, we took to our Hoboken Girl Insiders Facebook group to conduct some urgent research, asking The Hoboken Girl readers what spot in Hoboken or Jersey City has the best ravioli. As always, our readers showed up — not only for us, but for the entire ravioli community and the cheesy goodness with which it gifts our tastebuds. Read on to see which spots in Hoboken + Jersey City have the best ravioli, per HG readers. 

Augustino’s | 1104 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Widely known as the hardest place to get a reservation in Hoboken, you can’t go wrong here. As we’ve previously stated, You’ll lick your plate clean with options including complimentary bruschetta — but the cheese ravioli is something to write home about, 100%. You knew this was making the list, and so did we.

Read More: The Best Italian Restaurants in Hoboken — A Definitive List

Barge Inn | 324 3rd Street, Jersey City

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Corto | 507 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City


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Full of charm, Corto is a must-try. The menu is small but ambitious — each item a thoughtful take on rustic Italian classics. The pasta is made fresh daily – so you know it’s delicious. In terms of ravioli, Corto actually offers something called “Agnolotti,” a near relative of our dear Italian dumplings. The only difference is that ravioli is traditionally made with two pieces of pasta, while agnolotti is made with one. Corto’s Agnolotti features roasted pear, shallot, ricotta, cambozola, thyme, and olive oil.

Margherita’s | 740 Washington Street, Hoboken

Margherita’s is arguably most-known for its ravioli, so consider this the Team HG submission. At Margherita’s, there are all of the usual Italian winners, like the pizzas + house-made pasta that are dominating this list. The rav representation here is strong. On the main menu stars a six-cheese jumbo ravioli topped with marinara sauce + reggiano cheese. One may ask if six (really seven) cheeses are necessary, but to that, we say yes. Ravioli also gets its seaside moment on the weekly specials menu with lobster ravioli served in a pesto cream sauce.

Otto Strada | 743 Park Avenue, Hoboken


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Otto Strada is a small, BYOB spot that does not take reservations — but it’s worth the gamble to wander over here for a meal. Like the rest of its locally acclaimed pasta, Otto Strada’s ravioli is something you’ve likely never had anywhere else: espresso short rib ravioli. Per the menu, this dish features “homemade ravioli filled with braised beef short ribs, tossed in a Parmigiano butter sauce: topped with espresso dust, semi-sweet Vincotto + chives.” Yeah, we’ll have what she’s having.

See More: A List of Must-Try Pasta Spots in Essex County

Porto Leggero | 185 Hudson Street, Jersey City

Porto Leggero is an upscale, elegant dining experience. The place itself has tall windows to set the ambiance and a cool bar area. This spot has not one, but two ravioli options, each of which is worth trying. There’s the Porcini Ravioli, which includes porcini ravioli in a white and black truffle cream sauce, and there’s the Agnolotti di Zucca, a butternut squash-filled ravioli topped with brown butter + sage sauce. Choosing between truffle and butternut squash is like choosing between children.

Have any spots in Hoboken or Jersey City with your favorite ravioli? This list is ongoing, so DM us on Instagram or shoot us an email at hello@hobokengirl.com with your recs (pictures encouraged). 

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