Marty’s, a Burger Spot, Opens in Jersey City

A Fort Lee-based burger joint has expanded to Jersey City at 488 Central Avenue in the former Firehouse Blazing Pizza outpost. The pizzeria shut its doors in April 2021 after serving the Jersey City Heights community for three years. Now, Marty’s Burgers is the new restaurant on the block.

About Firehouse Blazing Pizza

Firehouse Blazing Pizza

(Photo credit: @firehouseblazingpizza)

Debuting in 2018, Firehouse Blazing Pizza wasn’t your ordinary pizzeria. The shop was designed to replicate the inside of a real firehouse – think, authentic uniforms and tools as decor, and real photos of local firefighters, including the owner, Felix Santiago. Felix made history as the first Latino Captain of the Hoboken Fire Department.

The menu featured a variety of pizza flavors, which included gluten-free and vegan options, French fries, pasta, sandwiches, and more.

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Firehouse Blazing Pizza closed its doors this past April, Jersey Digs reported.

What to Expect Next

Marty’s Burgers

(Photo credit: @martysfortlee)

Marty’s, somewhat new to the Fort Lee scene as well, serves up burgers, a chicken sandwich, a grilled cheese, a griddle dog, mac and cheese, and a variation of fries, as well as desserts like a chocolate milkshake.

Patrons can build their own burgers using the five-and-a-half-ounce beef patty, and choose add-ons like avocado, smoked bacon, sauteed mushrooms, and fried egg.

Marty’s Burgers

(Photo credit: @martysfortlee)

The classic burgers include a “single” and double”, and the signature burgers include creations like The Impossible Burger, The Rise N’ Shine that has a breakfast sandwich feel, and The BBQ, which features sharp cheddar, jalapenos, smoked bacon, and frizzled onions.

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French fries are offered with classic seasoning, Old Bay, disco fries, salt and vinegar, and truffle parmesan.

Marty’s is officially open as of January 22nd, 2022. To stay in the know with the burger shop, follow it on Instagram at @martysnj.

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Victoria is HG's Associate Editor and Social Media Coordinator for the Hoboken Historical Museum + Fire Department Museum. She is also a Board Member of LUPE Fund – a nonprofit by Latinas for Latinas. Victoria is a fourth-generation Hoboken native, BNR in the Mile Square, and Jersey City. Through playing softball in town for fourteen years, playing the trumpet for the Hoboken High School Redwings Band, and graduating from New Jersey City University, these two cities have a special place in her heart. When she isn’t Style Assisting or volunteering at Symposia Bookstore, she’s exploring everything the Concrete Jungle has to offer. You can catch her at art exhibitions, trying new restaurants, traveling, diving into a new book, thrifting, or indulging in some form of arts and crafts.