One of the best pandemic pivots has been the abundance of outdoor dining. Even venues that didn’t have a dedicated patio or deck have gotten creative with outdoor space, and we’re here for it. For locals here in Hoboken + Jersey City, we have rounded up a growing list of restaurants with the capacity to comfortably and safely welcome guests for outdoor dining. Read on to learn more about which restaurants are open for outdoor dining in Hoboken and Jersey City — and some photos of what to expect from these al fresco spots throughout the area.
Disclaimer: Please call ahead of visiting the below restaurants to confirm that they have set up their outdoor dining for the day.
80 River | 80 River Street
80 River serves American fare and has a full bar.
8th Street Tavern | 800 Washington Street
8th Street Tavern serves comfort food, along with a selection of whiskey and other alcohol.
Acai Ya Later | 203 Washington Street
Acai Ya Later serves health food, best known for its acai bowls and smoothies.
Ainsworth | 316 Sinatra Drive
Ainsworth serves American fare and cocktails.
Anthony David’s | 953 Bloomfield Avenue
Anthony David’s serves American fare, best known for its brunch, and offers cocktails.
Ali Baba | 912 Washington Street
Ali Baba serves Middle Eastern fare.
Apulia | 1319 Washington Street
Apulia serves Italian fare including gelato.
Bangkok City Thai | 335 Washington Street
Bangkok City serves Thai fare.
Barbés | 1300 Park Avenue
Barbés serves French Moroccan fare and cocktails.
Bareburger | 515 Washington Street
Bareburger serves American food, best known for its burgers.
Belo Bar | 104 Hudson Street
Belo Bar serves small bites with a full bar.
Benny Tudino’s | 622 Washington Street
Benny Tudino’s serves Italian fare, best known for its pizza.
Bin 14 | 1314 Washington Street
Bin 14 is a wine bar and serves American fare.
Black Bear Bar + Grill | 205 Washington Street
Black Bear serves American fare and has a full bar.
Blue Eyes | 525 Sinatra Drive
Blue Eyes serves Italian fare and cocktails and has a view of the water.
Bluestone Lane | 409 Washington Street
Bluestone Lane is a Melbourne, Australia-inspired coffee and food spot.
Brass Rail | 135 Washington Street
Brass Rail serves American fare.
Cafe Michelina | 423 Bloomfield Avenue
Cafe Michelina serves Italian fare.
Cafe Unibread | 519 Washington Street
Cafe Unibread serves Taiwanese and Japanese fare, known for its bakery items.
Carpe Diem | 1405 Grand Street
Carpe Diem serves Irish and American fare.
Chango Kitchen | 54 Newark Street
Charrito’s | 121 Washington Street
Charrito’s serves Mexican fare and is best known for its fresh guacamole.
Chicken Factory | 529 Washington Street
Chicken Factory serves Korean fare, best known for all kinds of chicken.
Choc O Pain | 157 1st Street
Choco O pain serves European French desserts and coffee.
City Bistro | 56 Fourteenth Street
City Bistro serves American fare, has a full bar, and a rooftop.
Court Street | 61 6th Street
(Photo credit: @courtsthoboken)
Court Street serves American fare, best known for its lobster.
Dino + Harry’s | 163 14th Street
Dino + Harry’s serves American fare, best known for its steak.
East LA | 508 Washington Street
East LA serves Tex-Mex fare and cocktail, best known for its frozen margs.
Elysian Cafe | 1001 Washington Street
Elysian Cafe serves European fare and drinks like sangria.
Empyrean Indian Kitchen + Bar | 20 Hudson Place
Empyrean Kitchen serves Indian fare.
Farside Tavern | 531 Washington Street
Farside Tavern serves American fare in a laid-back atmosphere.
Grand Vin | 500 Grand Street
Grand Vin serves American fare and has a full bar, best known for its wine selection.
Greek from Greece | 221 River Street
GFG serves Greek and European-style fare.
Green Pear Cafe | 93 Grand Street
Green Pear Cafe serves American fare.
Grimaldi’s | 411 Washington Street
Grimaldi’s serves Italian fare.
H + S Giovanni’s | 603 Washington Street
H+S Giovanni’s serves Italian fare, best known for its pizza, pasta, and sandwiches.
Hot House Pizza | 606 2nd Avenue
Hot House Pizza serves Italian fare, best known for its Sicilian pie.
House of ‘Que | 340 Sinatra Drive
House of ‘Que specializes in American fare and has a few of the skyline.
Hudson Table | 1403 Clinton Street
Hudson Table serves all types of cuisine and offers cooking classes.
Il Tavolo di Palmisano | 700 Clinton Street
Il Tavolo serves Italian fare and cocktails.
Illuzion | 337 Washington Street
Illuzion serves Japanese fare and sushi.
Imposto’s | 102 Washington Street
Imposto’s serves Italian fare, best known for its pizza.
Johnny Pepperoni | 219 11th Street
Johnny Pepperoni serves Italian fare.
Jungle Juice | 417 Washington Street + 1016 Washington Street
Jungle Juice serves various smoothies, juices, and acai bowls.
Karma Kafe | 505 Washington Street
Karma Kafe serves Indian fare.
Keming | 1006 Washington Street
Keming serves Chinese fare, best known for its dim sum.
La Bouche | 207 Washington Street
La Bouche serves French fare.
La Casa | 54 Newark Street
La Casa serves Latin fare.
La Isla | 104 Washington Street
La Isla serves Cuban fare and is best known for its sandwiches.
Louise + Jerry’s | 329 Washington Street
Louise + Jerry’s serves bar bites and a full bar.
M & P Biancamano | 1116 Washington Street
M & P serves Italian fare, best known for its cold-cut sandwiches.
Madd Hatter | 221 Washington Street
Madd Hatter serves comfort food and a full bar.
Margherita’s | 740 Washington Street
Margherita’s specializes in Italian + American fare.
Mario’s Pizza | 742 Garden Street
Mario’s serves Italian fare, best known for its pizza.
Midtown Philly Steaks | 523 Washington Street
Midtown Philly Steaks is known for its authentic cheesesteaks and other Philadelphia food favorites.
Mikie Squared Bar + Grill | 616 Washington Street
(Photo credit: @mikiesquared)
Mikie Squared is a sports bar known for its burgers, sandwiches, and more.
Mulligan’s Pub | 159 1st Street
Mulligan’s serves classic Irish fare.
Muteki Ramen | 533 Washington Street
Muteki serves Japanese comfort food, and is best known for its variety of ramen.
Napoli’s | 1118 Washington Street + 133 Clinton Street
Napoli’s serves Italian fare, best known for its pizza.
Northern Soul | 700 1st Street
Northern Soul serves American food, best known for its vegan options.
Onieal’s | 343 Park Avenue
Onieal’s serves New American fare.
Pastrami House | 832 Washington Street
Pastrami House is a simple, Jewish-style deli known for its sandwiches, soups, salads, and more.
Pilsner Haus Biergarten | 1422 Grand Street
Pilsner Haus serves Austrian-Hungarian fare, best known for its sausage and beer.
Piki Poke | 535 Washington Street
Known for its Hawaiian-style food, Piki Poke serves poke bowls, rice balls, ice cream, and more.
Pizza Republic | 406 Washington Street
Pizza Republic serves American fare, best known for its mac and cheese.
Proven Poke Co. | 1401 Hudson Street
Proven Poke serves a variety of poke bowls, known as a “Hawaiian Raw Fish Paradise.”
Rosticeria Da Gigi | 916 Washington Street
Rosticeria Da Gigi serves Italian fare, best known for its deli items.
Shaka Bowl | 110 Washington Street + 720 Monroe Street
Shaka Bowl serves Hawaiian fare, best known for its acai bowls.
Sakú | 936 Park Avenue
Saku serves Japanese fare and cocktails, best known for its sushi.
Seven Valleys | 936 Washington Street
Seven Valleys serves Persian fare.
Sorellina | 1036 Washington Street
Sorellina serves American fare and cocktails.
SouzaFit Restaurant | 517 Washington Street
Souzafit offers healthy food and meal prep options.
Stingray Lounge | 1210 Washington Street
Stingray Lounge serves seafood and cocktails.
Tastee Platters | 217 Washington Street
Tastee Platters serves Halal fare.
Tenth Street Pasta + Pizza | 1000 Willow Avenue
Tenth Street Pasta + Pizza serves Italian fare, best known for its square pie.
Tenth and Willow | 935 Willow Avenue
Tenth and Willow serves American fare.
Texas Arizona | 76 River Street
Texas Arizona serves American fare and a full bar.
The Brick | 1122 Washington Street
The Bricks serves Italian fare, best known for its vegan pizza.
The Cuban | 333 Washington Street
The Cuban serves Cuban fare and drinks like sangria.
The Ferryman On 1st | 94-98 Bloomfield Street
The Ferryman serves American fare with a full bar.
The Little Grocery | 1212 Washington Street
The Little Grocery serves American and French fare.
The Little Local | 519 Adams Street
The Little Local is best known for its coffee, and also serves up small bites like pastries.
The Roost Outpost | 55 1st Street
The Roost is best known for its coffee, pastries, homemade oatmeal, and more.
The Shepherd and the Knucklehead | 1313 Willow Avenue
The Shep serves American fare and a full bar.
The Stewed Cow | 400 Adams Street
The Stewed Cow serves American fare and a full bar.
Tony Boloney’s | 263 First Street
Tony Boloney’s serves Italian + American fare, best known for its taco pizza.
Tosti | 1024 Washington Street
Tosti serves American fare.
Trattoria Saporito | 328 Washington Street
Trattoria Saporito serves Italian fare.
Union Hall | 306 Sinatra Drive
Union Hall serves American fare and a full bar.
Urban Coalhouse Pizza + Bar | 116 14th Street
Urban Coalhouse serves American fare and a full bar.
Willie McBride’s | 616 Grand Street
Willie McBride’s serves Irish fare with a full bar.
Zack’s | 232 Willow Avenue
Zack’s serves American fare and a full bar.
Zero Otto Uno | 502 Washington Street
Zero Otto Uno serves Italian fare.
512 Quantum Sound | 512 Paterson Plank Road
512 serves American fare and a full bar.
Barcade | 163 Newark Avenue
Barcade serves American fare and a full bar, best known for its arcade aspect.
Battello | 502 Washington Boulevard
Battello serves American fare and cocktails and has a view of the skyline.
Bistro La Source | 85 Morris Street
Bistro La Source serves French fare.
Buddy’s | 247 Washington Street
Buddy’s specializes in American fare, best known for its cereal pancakes.
Corto | 507 Palisade Avenue
Corto serves Italian fare, best known for its pasta.
Domodomo | 200 Greene Street
Domodomo serves Japanese fare, best known for its sushi.
Dullboy | 364 Grove Street
Dullboy serves American fare and a bull bar.
Ed + Mary’s | 174 Coles Street
Ed + Mary’s serves American fare.
Fire + Oak | 479 Washington Boulevard
Fire + Oak serves American fare, best known for its seafood.
Fox + Crow | 594 Palisade Avenue
(Photo credit: @foxandcrowjc)
Fox + Crow serves pub food, beer, cocktails, and more.
Frankie Eats | 264 Grove Street
Frankie serves Aussie fare and cocktails.
Hamilton Inn | 708 Jersey Avenue
The Hamilton Inn serves American fare, best known for its French onion dumpling soup.
Hamilton Pork | 247 10th Street
Hamilton Pork serves BBQ fare.
Harry’s Daughter | 339 Communipaw Avenue
Harry’s Daughter serves Caribbean fare and cocktails.
Hudson Hall | 364 Marin Boulevard
Hudson Hall is a gastropub that serves American fare.
Hudson Hound | 8 Erie Street A
(Photo credit: @hudsonhoundjerseycity)
Hudson Hound serves Irish fare, best known for its bar bites, craft beer, and spirits.
Iron Monkey | 99 Greene Street
Iron Monkey serves American fare and a full bar, as well as a rooftop.
JSQ Lounge | 50 Journal Square Plaza
If you’re down by Journal Square, be sure to swing by JSQ Lounge for some alfresco dining.
Latham House | 299 Marin Boulevard
Latham House offers American fare.
Light Rail Cafe | 237 Randolph Avenue
The Light Rail Cafe offers American fare.
Liberty House | 76 Audrey Zapp Drive
Liberty House offers American fare, cocktails, and view of the skyline.
Lokal Eatery + Bar | 2 2nd Street
Lokal offers American fare and full bar, as well as a view of the skyline.
Luna | 279 Grove Street
Luna serves Italian fare and cocktails.
Mathews Food + Drink | 351 Grove Street
Matthew’s offers American fare and cocktails.
Martha’s | 308 Pacific Avenue
Martha’s serves American fare.
Mordi’s Sandwich Shop | 320 Communipaw Avenue
Mordi’s serves American fare, best known for its sandwiches.
Nicole’s | 521 Jersey Avenue
Nicole’s serves Caribbean fare.
Orale | 341 Grove Street
Orale serves Mexican fare and cocktails, best known for its vibrant decor.
O’Leary’s Publik House | 788 Garfield Avenue
O’Leary’s offers Irish fare and a full bar.
Porta | 135 Newark Avenue
Porta serves American and Italian fare, and is best known for its pizza and rooftop.
Roman Nose | 125 Newark Street
Roman Nose serves Italian fare.
RoofTop at Exchange Place | 1st First Street
(Photo credit: @rooftop_xp)
A popular rooftop bar in the area, this spot is best known for its cocktails, other drinks, and American-style bites.
Satis Bistro | 212 Washington Street
Satis Bistro serves European fare and drinks.
Six26 | 128 Christopher Columbus Drive
Six26 offers American fare and a full bar and has a rooftop.
South House | 149 Newark Avenue
South House serves American fare and a full bar.
Tamborim Bar + Grill | 130 Newark Avenue
(Photo credit: @tamborim_bar)
Tamborim serves Brazilian fare and cocktails.
The Ashford | 145 Newark Avenue
The Ashford serves American fare and a full bar and a rooftop.
The Boil | 8 Erie Street
The Boil serves New Orleans-inspired fare, best known for its seafood.
The Cliff | 38 Congress Street
(Photo credit: @thecliffjc)
The Cliff serves Icelandic-inspired fare, known for its health-conscious menu.
The Hutton | 225 Hutton Street
The Hutton serves American fare and a full bar.
Two Boots | 133 Newark Avenue
Two Boots serves American and Italian fare, and is best known for its pizza.
Uncle Momo | 289 Grove Street
Uncle Momo serves French-Lebanese fare.