Nûrish Brooklyn Opening in Bergen-Lafayette

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Over the past few years, the hidden gem of the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood has continued to grow in popularity, with a variety of different restaurant and retail locations slated to open soon. Nourish, a Brooklyn-based healthy eatery will open its second location at 346 Communipaw Avenue, in the heart of Bergen-Lafayette. Read on to learn more about this nourishing newcomer in Jersey City. 

Nûrish Brooklyn

What We Know 

Nûrish Brooklyn

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Nûrish is a vegetarian and vegan-friendly cafe located at 637 Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. It offers sustainable meat options, sourced organically when possible, and aims to provide nutritious and affordable options to the community. Jersey Digs broke the news that the restaurant is expanding to Jersey City.

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Owner Elijah M. Bah immigrated to the US from the West African country of Guinea at the age of 14. He first landed in the Bronx but eventually moved to Brooklyn, where he currently resides today. Elijah started his “career” even before getting his high school diploma and worked in the restaurant industry preparing and serving food, while also charming the community and was dubbed “The Mayor of Park Slope”. 

Elijah spent a decade working in restaurants offering healthy options and learning more about the industry. He wanted to provide healthy, vegetarian, vegan, delicious, and affordable food and went on to open Nûrish in 2019. 

Healthy Eats To Expect

Nûrish Brooklyn

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Nûrish aims to provide beautifully crafted, great tasting, nutritious and accessible food. The purpose is to ‘nourish,’ uplift, empower and energize customers with food that tastes good and is good for you. 

The name Nûrish uses the circumflex punctuation symbol (^) to symbolize how food can lift diners up, and the goal is to make customers feel good physically and holistically after dining. 

Nûrish Brooklyn

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Nûrish’s menu is vegetarian friendly and includes vegan options as well as sustainable meat options. The diverse menu has endless options from fresh-brewed + organic coffee, made-to-order organic fruit, green juices + smoothies, breakfast, and brunch options, and much more. 

Breakfast includes items like organic scrambled eggs on brioche, and the Nûrish croissant sandwich, made with two baked organic eggs, aged cheddar, butterhead lettuce, avocados, tomatoes, vegan chipotle mayo with diner’s choice of tempeh or turkey bacon, and oven-baked frittatas, among other items. 

The ‘Toast + Things’ section of the menu includes smashed avocado on fresh sourdough, fresh made-to-order acai bowls, and steel-cut oats made with chia seeds, granola, and fresh berry compote. 

Nûrish Brooklyn

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Brunch and lunch options on Nûrish’s menu include organic wraps and sandwiches, such as the ‘Hummuna Hummuna’ made with hummus, oven-roasted cherry tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, house-made pickled onions or the ‘Rude Boi’ made with avocado, fresh mixed greens, tomato, honey mustard with the option of jerk chicken or jerk portobello. All options can be made as a sandwich or wrap.  

Diners can also find a selection of fresh signature salads and warm bowls made with grain options such as quinoa, farro, savory oats, roasted veggies, lentils, amaranth, with protein options such as pan-seared shrimp, salmon, pan-seared tofu, grilled chicken, tuna, turkey bacon or hard-boiled eggs. 

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There are various create-your-own bowl or salad options as well, which allow patrons to customize meals with a choice of arugula, spinach, kale or mixed greens, brown rice, quinoa, barley, choice of a protein, cheese and add toppings such as microgreens, roasted Brussel sprouts, red kidney bean hummus, roasted corn, and much more.  

Nourish aims to nourish its customers with healthy options and a warm, friendly and comfortable environment to feel rejuvenated and have a satisfying meal. 

The opening date has not been announced, follow along on Instagram at @nurishbk for more information on the opening date. 

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Evelyn is a born and raised Jersey Girl and is a local influencer {@thefoundrygirljc} in Jersey City. She has a degree in marketing and business from Syracuse University, and currently works freelancing in social media. She has lived in both Hoboken and Jersey City and is very committed to supporting local businesses and being a local resource to all her friends and neighbors. She is an animal {dog} lover and claims to know more animals in Jersey City than people {really}. When she is not freelancing, she can be found hanging out with friends at local spots in Bergen-Lafayette and attending social and networking events in Jersey City and Hoboken.