Green Food to Try on St. Patrick’s Day in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Ah yes, St. Patrick’s Day – a holiday that Hoboken _ Jersey City loves. Of course, no event in the Mile Square and Chilltown could go by without some fun, festive food. From green bagels to Leprechaun bowls, read on for a roundup of the best green foods to try in Hoboken + Jersey City available on St. Patrick’s Day.


Carlo’s Bakery {95 Washington Street}

Carlo’s Bakery

Bring one of the most famous bakers in Hoboken right to your kitchen this holiday. The bakery is offering themed cupcakes.

For Cups Sakes at Joey No Nuts {638 Willow Avenue}

For Cups Sakes 

The nut-free cafe is working with For Cups Sakes out of NYC to offer up limited quantities of hand-decorated cookies in the form of shamrocks, leprechauns, rainbows, and more.

Insomnia Cookies {56 Newark Street}

Insomnia Cookies

Patrons can purchase a regular box of cookies with the special limited edition Lucky Dippers, a green-colored frosting dip.

JP’S Bagel Express {52 Newark Street}

jps bagels green bagels

For a morning bite, grab a green bagel at JP’s Bagel Express. Get it toasted, add some cream cheese or sprinkle cream cheese {as pictured above}. The bagels will be limited, so the shop suggests coming in early.

Read More: Where to Get Bagels in Jersey City

Sugarsuckle {600-604 Newark Street}


This chic bakery has a whole holiday menu that includes a St. Paddy’s-themed cake and macaroons.

Bagels on Hudson {802 Washington Street}

bagels on hudson green bagels

Indulge in another festive breakfast food with special hand-rolled green bagels from Bagels on Hudson.

O’Bagel {600 Washington Street}

o bagel green bagels

Plain, everything – whatever bagel diners are the mood for, O’Bagel has it covered. Grab a cream cheese, butter, or sandwich-style green bagel in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

Jersey City

Casa Klado {232.5 Pavonia Avenue}

Casa Klado

Three festive brigadieros come together in the ‘Lucky box’. One of the flavors is ‘The Fizz’, a sweet and tart mix that combining the best of Irish soda bread, without any of the gluten.

See More: A Guide to Classic Italian Desserts in Hoboken

Cocoa Bakery {475 Central Avenue}

Cocoa Bakery 

Cocoa Bakery is serving up festive lucky charm cake truffle balls and stout cupcakes.

Milk Sugar Love {19 McWilliams Place}

Milk Sugar Love

Milk Sugar Love will be offering a special ‘Frosty Clover Milkshake’, made with mint chip ice cream, topped with a shamrock french macaron. Plus, mint chip is available by the scoop along with scoops and pints of malted marshmallow.

The Cottage {136 Monticello Avenue}

The Cottage

The Cottage has festive cookies available at the shop that are topped with green and gold sprinkles.

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Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.