• March Madness Brackets: Hoboken Restaurant Edition

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    Heading into the final games of the March Madness tournament, it’s time to take this tournament to the streets—the streets of Hoboken, that is. In a neighborhood full of delicious food, coming up with a single establishment with the title of “Best Hoboken Restaurant” is nearly impossible. Not only are there waaaaay too many options—they’re all amazing at what they do. Luckily, with inspiration from the March Madness brackets swirling around this season, finding the best restaurant in the Mile Square is just a post away.

    It’s time to play…

    March Madness {Hoboken Restaurant Edition}

    march-madness hoboken restaurants

    Directions

    Using this graphic, post this to your stories and choose between the best restaurants in the city. Some choices are not as obvious {how do you choose between sushi and Italian?}, but sometimes you have to make the tough decisions. There is no wrong answer, but with so many choices, it can be rough choosing between an old favorite and an up-and-comer per say. If you’re having trouble deciding on your winner, don’t worry. Look to these criteria to help suss out the true winner:

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    Things to Consider

    Overall Aesthetic—Does the ambiance of the restaurant make the dining experience more pleasurable? Is the restaurant clean and appealing to the eye? Any fun decor?

    Service—Does your food come out in a timely manner? Do servers know the menu and have good recs? Is the wait staff friendly? 

    Food—Is the food good? How does the food at one restaurant compare to the food of other restaurants? Does the price match the quality of the food? Good presentation?

    Extras—Does the establishment have anything special that sets them apart from the competition? Good specials, great music playlist, etc.?

    Restaurants to Choose From

    Birch
    The Ainsworth
    Carpe Diem
    Barbes
    The Madison
    Halifax
    Northern Soul
    Malibu Diner
    Antique Bar & Bakery
    Grand Vin
    Blues Eyes
    Tutta Pesca
    Onieal’s
    Del Frisco’s
    Charrito’s
    Cucharamama
    The Brass Rail
    Court Street
    Rosticeria Da Gigi
    Amanda’s
    Okinawa Sushi
    Anthony David’s
    Elysian Cafe
    Augustino’s
    La Isla
    Sorrelina
    Grimaldi’s
    Panello
    Ali Baba
    Leo’s
    Saku

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    While they’re all yummy options and very different all around, there can only be one winner—we want to know yours. Post this bracket graphic to your Instagram story and fill it out how you think these Hoboken restaurants stack up {can be numerous stories in a row for each round}. Tag @HobokenGirlBlog sand maybe see your bracket reposted on the Hoboken Girl Instagram story!

    What’s your favorite Hoboken restaurant? Are there any that we missed?

    Let us know in the comments. Happy Final Four Weekend!


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    The Louisiana native started at NYU in 2016 and is currently working on her degree in Media and Communication. She is making her way through the Mile Square neighborhood, one coffee shop at a time. When she isn’t writing or getting her caffeine fix, Alyssa enjoys trying out new dessert recipes (especially if there’s chocolate in it) or attending a midnight showing of the newest blockbusters. On a typical Saturday night, you can usually find Alyssa either at a concert or watching Netflix’s newest binge-worthy TV series.


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