• Hudson Restaurant Week 2019 Starts July 22nd: Here’s Where to Eat

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    Start making your list and checking it twice — the most wonderful time of year is upon us {OK, the second most wonderful time of year}: Hudson Restaurant Week 2019 is here {and it actually falls on Christmas in July — not mad about it}.

    Hudson Restaurant Week happens twice yearly throughout Hudson County and the summer season’s Hudson Restaurant Week 2019 spans from July 22nd to August 2nd. This is Hudson Restaurant Week’s 15th year and there are more than 50 restaurants participating {which is the most ever!}. Each restaurant will be offering a three-course meal for discounted prices from a select menu that’s only available during HRW.

    To see the full list of participating HRW restaurants, click here.

    Keep reading to learn all you need to know about Hudson Restaurant Week Summer 2019, starting July 22nd, as well as some of our favorite picks that we think you need to try, based on the tastes you’re in the mood to explore:

    Exotic Tastes

    Barbes {1300 Park Avenue, Hoboken}

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    The menu at Barbes takes its lead from Morocco and is balanced with traditional French brasserie fare. Their cozy atmosphere echoes the bistros of Paris but with some added Moroccan touches.

    Click here to make a reservation at Barbes.

    Soul Curry {618 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Soul Curry serves innovative Indian cuisine, featuring locally-sourced seafood, meats, and produce. Their plates offer a globetrotter’s spin on comforting Indian classics. The ingredient-forward menu pays tribute to the deep-rooted flavors of native India. Enjoy a soulful, culinary adventure, guided by nostalgia and fueled with invention.  Check out their full HRW menu here, which features three courses for just $20.

    Click here to make a reservation at Soul Curry.

     Explore New Territory

    The Franklin {156 New York Avenue, Jersey City}

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    The Franklin serves brunch and dinner as well as catering for weddings, parties, and events. It’s a family-friendly environment that everyone can enjoy and a new-to-the-scene restaurant in JC Heights that’s worth a trip. Their dinner and lunch menu has something for everyone, but we’re especially excited for the mussels.

    Click here to make a reservation at The Franklin.

    Green Pear Cafe {93 Franklin Street, Jersey City}

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    The Green Pear Cafe is a family-owned Italian eatery. Different from their Hoboken cafe, the newly opened Jersey City location is only open for dinner, offering Mediterranean delights. The food is prepared with care and served fresh each time. Start your dinner off with the Hungarian charcuterie plate but leave room for the beef goulash with gnocchi and cottage cheese.

    Click here to make a reservation at Green Pear Cafe.

    Some Like it Hot

    House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken + 500 Avenue at Port Imperial, Weehawken}

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    House Of ‘Que serves up authentic Austin-style barbecue amidst the most sought-after waterfront locations. The brainchild of award-winning Texas Pitmaster Michael Rodriguez, House Of ‘Que dishes out smoked chicken, sausage, brisket, pulled pork, and ribs. Each tender piece of meat is hand-seasoned with Pitmaster Rodriguez’s proprietary rub and then smoked low and slow with a blend of oak and hickory, only to be topped off with a selection of in-house barbecue sauces. Check out their BBQ Combo Plate for only $13.50 for lunch during HRW.

    Click here to make a reservation at House of ‘Que.

     New to Hudson Restaurant Week

    Jersey Social {837 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City}

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    Jersey Social offers a refined approach to contemporary American cuisine and cocktails by using high-quality ingredients and techniques. It’s a local spot that you can enjoy with friends or family. Jersey Social is RB Hospitality Group’s newest location and first in NJ. The Michelin Starred Group has brought in acclaimed Chef Adin Langille {former executive chef at Fabric by David Burke, and Michelin Starred Junoon Restaurant} and world-renowned mixologist Hemant Pathak to lead the culinary and cocktail program at Jersey Social.

    Click here to make a reservation at Jersey Social.

     Harry’s Daughter {339 Communipaw Avenue, Jersey City}

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    Harry’s Daughter is co-owned by Ria and Allister, who live around the corner from the restaurant and have called Jersey City their home for the last five years. Ria has an extensive background in Caribbean cuisine and formerly worked as a manager for Manhattan’s Negril Village, later moving over to Pearl’s Bake and Shake in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The menu includes a Caribbean-influenced dishes and keeps a focus on freshness as a big component of their food sourcing.

    Click here to make a reservation at Harry’s Daughter.

    When Cocktails Are Life

    Birch {92 River Street, Hoboken}

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    Birch is Hoboken’s premiere milkshake and burger destination. They use the highest quality ingredients and their own family recipes to serve up handspun shakes, craft burgers, and delicious cocktails. Head over for lunch or dinner and then treat yo’ self to a milkshake, unique dessert, or specialty frozen cocktail.

    Click here to make a reservation and view the menu.

    South House {149 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

    south house cocktails

    South House Bar and Restaurant fuses Austin, Texas flavor with the gritty soul of the south. Located in the heart of Pedestrian Plaza of the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District in Jersey City, the South House experience is a perfect mix of the best of the south; serving “farm to glass” specialty crafted cocktails made with brown spirits, tequilas’ and mezcals, ice-cold brew, Texas-style southern eats.

    Click here to make a reservation and view the menu.

    Million Dollar Views

    Molos {1 Pershing Road, Weehawken}

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    Molos Restaurant is a Greek + Mediterranean inspired seafood restaurant located on the Hudson River in Weehawken. The floor to ceiling windows on this two-story restaurant over-look the NYC skyline. The restaurant’s full bar features wines from Greece. Molos offers guests the freshest seafood available, prepared with uncompromising quality. Stop in for lunch or dinner and enjoy the mesmerizing view.

    Click here to make a reservation and view the menu.

    Liberty House {76 Audrey Zap Drive, Jersey City}

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    {Photo credit: @libertyhouserestaurant}

    Head over to Liberty House for stunning views of the Manhattan skyline from the Jersey City waterfront. Liberty House offers award-winning farm to table cuisine, handcrafted decor, live music, inviting seating areas, and lavish grounds. They have been recognized as one of New Jersey’s top restaurants and is one of the most coveted wedding and event venues in the state. Seasonally, they offer patrons spectacular outdoor dining, with unmatched New York City views. Dining at Liberty House is truly a “see and be seen” experience. Guests receive the perfect setting for a casual evening with friends for lunch or dinner. Try the seared Atlantic salmon and try not to fall in love through your taste buds.

    Make a reservation and check out their eye-popping views.

    Hudson & Co {3 Second Street, Jersey City}

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    {Photo credit: @hudsonandconj}

    Besides stylish décor, breathtaking views, and an interactive atmosphere, the dining and cocktail selection at Hudson & Co. add a unique element to downtown Jersey City. Their dishes are sophisticated but approachable and offer shareability or traditional dining. Guests can indulge in a wide variety of food options including crunchy tuna tartare rice cakes, sashimi/sushi roll selection, artisanal wood-fired pizzas, wild-caught arctic char, a 40-day dry-aged NY Strip, and homemade delicata squash ravioli with sage. And make sure to try their Bella Cookie for dessert, topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. {Your diet can take a day off for this}.

     Click here to make a reservation.

    BYOB

    Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}

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    Chef Anthony Pino serves dinner every evening that includes Italian classics and new creations, made with seasonal, local ingredients, strong flavors, and simple, honest presentation, are served in a relaxed, totally refreshed and expanded new setting. Get cozy on the corner of 10th and Bloomfield with a bottle of your fave vino and make sure to snack on their burrata toast while waiting for your entrée.

    Click here to make a reservation.

    Pasta Dal Cuore {527 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City}

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    Pasta Dal Cuore is a fresh pasta shop and Italian restaurant. They believe that la cucina Italiana is not just a category of world cuisine, but both a method and philosophy and ultimately an expression of love and passion. The menu is inspired by a variety of classic regional dishes from the cuisine found in the valleys of the Italian Dolomites to the Ligurian coast, and down to the Puglian peninsula where the ancient trulli villages dot the sea-straddled landscape. Head over to your favorite wine shop and find the perfect pairing for your dinner.

    Click here to make a reservation.

    Where will you be dining during Hudson Restaurant Week?

    Click here to see the full list of restaurants and make sure to tag your yummy food pictures with #HudsonRW for a chance to get one of your meals paid for!

     

    This post is sponsored by Hudson Restaurant Week.


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    Morgan is a career copywriter and copyeditor and has a background in small business marketing. Her professional work has been across many business verticals such as medical, web security, health + wellness, lifestyle, and consumer goods. She also has an original play being produced at the Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken, coming late June 2019. When not writing, she can be found in Sephora buying unnecessary amounts of makeup or teaching a yoga class at the Hudson Yoga Project. She works from her home office in Hoboken with her husband and two rescue dogs, Jagger and Bowie.


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