• The Best Hangover Food Cures in Hoboken

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    With all the fine-dining restaurant options in Hoboken, sometimes, you just need some pure guilt. No, not guilt-free — greasy, guilty, goodness. And thankfully, we’ve got a bunch of spots in the Mile Square that offer just that. When you’re feeling naughty and craving some good ol’ junk food to nurse your hangover, check out some of these spots around town:

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    Cheesesteaks from Midtown Philly Steaks {523 Washington Street}

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    There’s no need to travel to Philly if you’re craving an authentic cheesesteak — Midtown Philly Steaks is whipping up some pretty darn good ones. The options at Midtown Philly Steaks are endless — from a classic steak to pizza, California, and beyond, they have it all. If you’re really feeling crazy, try the Garlic Bread Cheesesteak — enough said. {Stay tuned for our post on Midtown Philly Steaks, coming soon!}

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    Wings from Cluck U Chicken {112 Washington Street}

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    Cluck U Chicken is definitely a go-to late-night spot {and it’s located downtown, in the midst of the bar scene}. But no matter what time of day it is, Cluck U can surely satisfy that buffalo-wing craving. Get your wings boneless, bone-in, or as mini bites with your choice of sauce. They’ve got killer sides too, from mac and cheese to fries.

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    Mac & Cheese from Pizza Republic {406 Washington Street}

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    If you thought Pizza Republic was most known for their pizza — think again {although it’s pretty darn good, too}. They also call themselves the “Mac Daddy of Hoboken” — and with 22 different mac + cheese dishes on the menu, we have to agree with that title. From the classic to Buffalo chicken to white truffle and even spinach + artichoke mac + cheese, this is not your regular pizza spot.

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    S#it Faced Pizza from Tony Boloneys {263 1st Street}

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    Photo: @tonyboloneys on Instagram

    Tony Boloney’s serves up some of the most unique pizza creations in our area {like the jumbo pizza bagel, taco pizza, vodka sauce pizza + ramen pizza} and is the town’s go-to spot for a guilty, {+ insta-worthy} meal. Out of the many creations TB’s has to offer, one that we can’t get enough of {+ one that’s on the menu all the time} is the S#itfaced pizza — beer battered chicken, homemade honey stout BBQ sauce, mozzarella, and cheddar. Whether you’re s#hitfaced or not, this pizza is always a good idea. 

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    French Onion Soup Dumplings from The Madison {1316 Washington Street}

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    Photo: @_madisonbarandgrill on Instagram

    If you’re grabbing a drink at the Madison with a friend and need something to nosh on — look no further than French Onion Soup Dumplings {yes, we’re serious}. This unique and oh so delicious appetizer is something to brag about — and we dare you to just order one. Seriously — this app is addicting and all French onion soup lovers alike will appreciate it.

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    Waffle Fries with Cheese and Gravy from Mr. Wraps {741 Garden Street}

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    Mr. Wraps is an #HGFave for casual dining and delivery — and while their wraps are super huge and filling, sometimes you can’t help but get an extra treat on the side. They have a bunch of yummy appetizers {jalepeño poppers, mac + cheese, mozzarella sticks, + more}, but one that shines for us is their waffle fries with cheese and gravy. If you’re a true New Jerseyian, you know the deal — and Mr. Wraps is super generous with the mutz + gravy, making it one of our fave disco fries in town.

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    Mac & Cheese Burger from The Ainsworth {310 Sinatra Drive}

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    Two cravings at once = no problem. The Ainsworth’s Mac & Cheese Burger has a beef patty, fried mac & cheese patty, AND mac & cheese, all between a sesame bun. Author’s note: this is SO good but definitely a very guilty, guilty pleasure. You will feel like you’re rolling out onto Sinatra Drive after eating this bad boy. 

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    READ: The Best Hoboken Pizza Spots {According to Your Cravings}

    Milkshake from Birch {92 River Street}

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    Birch isn’t just whipping up regular ol’ milkshakes — these babies are a meal {ok, dessert} in themselves. Flavors include Give Me S’Mores, The Birthday Shake, and Strawberry Short Cake, to name a few. See above for the jaw-dropping creations {clearly, Birch isn’t skimping on the toppings}. PS: If milk while hungover isn’t your thing, they offer burgers and fries too.

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    Loaded Tater Tots from The Stewed Cow {400 Adams Street}

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    Tater tot lovers, rejoice — and even if you aren’t, the loaded tots from The Stewed Cow will convert you. This cast-iron skillet filled with tater tots is topped with melted cheese, bacon, scallions, and sour cream that you taste in every. single. bite. Word of advice — maybe ride the bull *before* indulging in these 😉

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    Buffalo Shrimp from 10th + Willow {935 Willow Avenue}

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    10th & Willow has some seriously good wings — but their buffalo shrimp are not to be missed, either. These huge {and we mean HUGE} breaded + fried shrimp are tossed in their buffalo sauce making for the perfect appetizer, meal, or bar snack — because, duh.

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    The 201 Sandwich from Sauced {217 Washington Street}

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    If you name a sandwich after Hoboken’s zip code — it better be good {spoiler alert: it is}. The 201 Sandwich from Sauced is filled with breaded chicken, and {of course} fresh mutz with vodka sauce — yes, you heard that correctly — on a wrap. Not only is the wrap huge and filling, but it’s simply delish.

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    Bacon, Egg, + Cheese from O’Bagel {600 Washington Street}

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    Photo: @obagel_family on Instagram

    For a breakfast option, a simple bacon, egg, + cheese sandwich from O’Bagel is the way to go. To really get crazy, add a hashbrown on there {we promise, you won’t regret it}. Their fluffy, homemade bagels {in a bunch of different flavors} make for the perfect devices to hold all of that breaky-goodness together.

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    See More: A French Fries Tour of Downtown Jersey City

    So, now that we’ve got you hungry — what’s your favorite guilty-meal in Hoboken? Share with us in the comments below and tag us in your foodie pics on Instagram @HobokenGirlBlog + #HobokenGirl <3

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    Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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