• Where to Host Your Holiday Parties in Hoboken + Jersey City

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    With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the prime time to book office holiday parties {+ after a year of hard work, everyone deserves to have some fun!}. Whether your office is big or small, there are plenty of different spots in our area that can accommodate all types of crowds. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of spots — from enjoying a delicious steak dinner to eating tacos to cookie and cake decorating at Carlo’s Bakery. Check out our picks of restaurants and locations to host holiday parties in Hoboken and Jersey City below.

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    ^^ Some of the Hoboken Girl team at our holiday party {at Carlo’s Bakery factory location in Jersey City} where we decorated our own cakes — so fun!

    Hoboken

    The Brass Rail {135 Washington Street}

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    The Brass Rail’s warm and inviting atmosphere is a cozy spot for your office holiday party. The upstairs dining room can accommodate up to 70 people. Not to mention, as a popular Mile Square restaurant, you know you’ll be getting good food and good booze {they even have wine on tap!}. For more information call The Brass Rail at (201) 659-7074 or email Nancy@TheBrassRailNJ.com.

    Kolo Klub {1422 Grand Street}

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    The Kolo Klub’s 4,000-square-foot loft is spacious {+ can accommodate up to 140 guests}, yet still gives off that intimate feel. You can completely customize your event — from the decor to the layout, all the way to the food and menu. For more information, contact Kolo Klub here.

    Sugarsuckle {600-604 Newark Street}

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    For a unique experience, take your employees to decorate some cookies {+ bring back all the nostalgic feels} at Sugarsuckle. This local bakery has a brand new shop in Hoboken, and the holidays are the perfect time to take advantage of it. The shop hosts private parties for birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, corporate events, and more. To inquire about events, click here.

    Antique Loft {33 Newark Street}

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    If you’re looking to impress with major #viewz, Antique Loft will not disappoint. Relatively new to the Mile Square, this event space will make your holiday party planning go smoothly. With an on-site host, high-speed WiFi, a flexible space, and gourmet culinary from Antique Bar & Bakery, it’s hard to go wrong here. The space can accommodate up to 200 people, ideal for those who have a large guest list. Inquire about events here.

    ArteVino {720 Monroe Street}

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    Wine and painting make for an interesting combo — and something hands-on to do with fellow employees. Luckily in Hoboken, we’ve got ArteVino Studio, located in the Monroe Center, a unique space that hosts painting classes and private parties. Two super awesome features of this type of party are that you can bring your own booze and each guest will have a special painting to take home with them. Learn more about events at ArteVino here.

    Biggie’s {36-42 Newark Street}

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    This Hoboken classic always brings good food, yummy drinks, and a chill atmosphere to the table. With a downtown location {just a couple blocks from the PATH station}, this is a great spot for those coming from the city. Even better, Biggie’s has their very own private room downstairs if you want to throw a more intimate gathering. Contact Biggie’s here for more information.

    Birch {92 River Street}

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    Birch might be one of Hoboken’s most popular nightclubs {and known for their over-the-top milkshakes}, but they should definitely make your list of options for an office holiday party, too. With yummy finger food, a huge space, and unique drinks, your employees and coworkers are sure to have a great time. Contact Birch here for more information.

    City Bistro {56 14th Street}

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    With two different private event areas at this uptown hot-spot, you won’t have to worry about your party clashing with any others. Choose from a cocktail-style, sit-down, or buffet party, depending on which is best for your guests. Contact City Bistro here for more information on private parties.

    Halifax {225 River Street}

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    Located in the heart of Hoboken {+ inside the W Hotel} Halifax is a regular favorite when it comes to fine dining. This waterfront restaurant has an impressive {+ always delicious} menu and is currently booking for corporate and private gatherings. Even better about this location — guests can get a room at the hotel if needed {so they can have a little extra fun and not worry about getting home — they deserve it after working hard all year, anyway!}. Get more information about private events at Halifax by emailing info@halifaxhoboken.com.

    House of Que {340 Sinatra Drive}

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    Switch up the food scene and treat guests to authentic BBQ food. A visit to House of Que always calls for a good time — and with a great location {right on the waterfront, blocks away from the PATH station}, it’s convenient for everyone. Fill out the form here to get more information about hosting a party.

    Hudson Table {1403 Clinton Street}

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    For another outside-the-box experience, Hudson Table allows guests to cook their own food {and then eat it, of course} in an open kitchen. Let everyone feel like a master chef and test their limits at this local venue. Get more information about private parties here.

    Dino and Harry’s {163 14th Street}

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    After working hard all year — everyone deserves a nice steak. And that’s exactly what you get when dining at Dino and Harry’s {seriously, the porterhouse is mouth-watering good}. For the ultimate dining experience, Dino and Harry’s offers private dining for up to 50 guests and makes for the perfect intimate dinner. Get more information here.

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    Jersey City

    Carlo’s Bakery Factory {631 Grove Street}

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    Put your crew’s skills to the test and have them decorate their very own cake. That’s right, Carlo’s Bakery has their very own cake factory in Jersey City and hosts private parties. Fun fact: The Hoboken Girl team had our holiday party here last year and it was a blast! Check out their website here to learn more.

    Cellar 335 {335 Newark Street}

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    With tiki-style cocktails {like the one photographed above}, this Jersey City spot will make party-goers feel like its summer. Break away from the cold and enjoy Cellar 335’s chill atmosphere with your crew. Inquire here about hosting a private event.

    Gringo’s Tacos {12 Coles Street}

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    There’s no arguing that tacos simply make people happy. Gringo’s is killin’ the tacos game and is a super popular spot any time of year. Besides being a go-to place to spend #TacoTuesday, Gringo’s also hosts all sorts of private parties. Contact them here for more information.

    Liberty Prime Steakhouse {111 Montgomery Street}

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    Popular Jersey City steakhouse, Liberty Prime, isn’t only a great place for date-night but hosts private parties as well. From intimate gatherings with 25-75 guests to large parties with up to 200 guests, and even larger parties with up to 500 guests, this is a great location for events big or small. Learn more and contact Liberty Prime here.

    Liberty Science Center {222 Jersey City Boulevard}

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    Let kids be kids — ok, or let adults be kids. We can’t think of a better way to wind down than to experience some nostalgia at the Liberty Science Center. This is a unique option if there will be a lot of guests attending, as the museum itself is HUGE. Get more information about hosting special events here.

    Zeppelin Hall {88 Liberty View Drive}

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    This JC beer garden is the ultimate spot for hanging with friends and coworkers — AKA, a prime holiday party spot. Zeppelin Hall has a delicious menu, drinks the size of your head, and a HUGE space both indoors and outdoors {ok, it might be too cold to be outside but you never know}. Check out event menus and inquire here about hosting one.

    Ruth’s Chris {499 Washington Boulevard}

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    We couldn’t help but add another yummy steakhouse on the list. Ruth’s Chris just opened in downtown Jersey City and is in an awesome location for those working in town, in NYC, or in Hoboken. This upscale spot is sure to give guests a classy dining experience complete with delicious food. Learn more about private dining at Ruth’s Chris here.

    Where will you be hosting your holiday party? Share with us in the comments below!

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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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