New Seafood Restaurant Opening in Jersey City

Seafood lovers will be thrilled to know that Jersey City is will be home to a new but well-known crab spot, Crab Du Jour. The restaurant will be located at 125 18th Street inside the Newport Plaza in between Papa John’s and Popeyes. If the name sounds familiar, it might be because the cajun seafood restaurant has locations in popular cities in and around the area including Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, North Bergen, and Springfield – to name a few. Read on to learn more about Crab Du Jour’s new outpost in Jersey City.

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The restaurant has two versions, the standard Crab Du Jour and the Crab Du Jour Xpress. Jersey City will be getting the Xpress version that includes grab-and-go options as well as indoor dining.

Crab Du Jour prides itself on, “Delicious home-style seafood with generous portions is what you can expect with every meal.”

What to Expect

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The Xpress menu offers convenient grab-and-go options for guests inspired by classic cajun recipes. The crab, crawfish, calamari, and lobster are made fresh daily.

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Apps include hush puppies, onion rings, calamari, fried pickles, wings, and fried mozz sticks. The eatery offers “Baskets” of chicken tenders, fried flounder, fried shrimp, fried oysters, and wings.

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The po’ boy options include the same proteins – chicken tenders, fried flounder, fried shrimp, and fried oysters.

The “Pick Your Catch” section of the menu gives patrons the option to pick between the many protein options served in a bag with their choice of seasoning and spice level and comes with a side of two pieces of corn and two pieces of potatoes. This protein includes several types of crab, lobster, crawfish, shrimp, mussels, and more.

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The “extras” include cajun, sweet potato, and regular fries, as well as broccoli, potatoes, and corn.

Crab Du Jour

Crab Du Jour joins Papa John’s, Popeyes, the Maz Challenge, ACME, Best Buy, Sally’s beauty store, and more in the Newport Plaza.

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There has been no word of the official opening date of the new storefront as of yet. We will keep you updated as the details unfold.

To stay in the know, follow the restaurant on Instagram at @crabdujourusa.

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Victoria is HG's Associate Editor and Social Media Coordinator for the Hoboken Historical Museum + Fire Department Museum. She is a fourth-generation Hoboken native, BNR in the Mile Square, and Jersey City. Through playing softball in town for fourteen years, playing the trumpet for the Hoboken High School Redwings Band, and graduating from New Jersey City University, these two cities have a special place in her heart. When she isn’t Style Assisting or volunteering at Symposia Bookstore, she’s exploring everything the Concrete Jungle has to offer. You can catch her at art exhibitions, local festivities, traveling, diving into a new book, thrifting, or indulging in some form of arts and crafts.