Your Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Dining in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Local restaurants are taking every precaution to ensure the safety of all parties. 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. 


80 River {80 River Street}

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This normally busy restaurant and bar will be welcoming patrons to the outdoor patio space from now on. Swing by and grab a bite to eat and a few drinks. Soak up the sun with friends but don’t forget to make a reservation, which can be done directly through the 80 River Instagram.

Ainsworth {316 Sinatra Drive}


Brunch on the right — beer garden on the left — party all around. Ainsworth will be serving customers all day and night on the outdoor patio starting at 12:00PM on weekdays and 11:00AM on Saturday and Sunday for brunch. 

Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield Avenue}

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The outdoor cafe at Anthony David’s will open starting June 15th for brunch and dinner. Brunch will be served daily from 8:00AM until 3:00PM and dinner from 4:00PM until 10:00PM. Reservations can be placed using Resy. The restaurant will continue to offer takeout and delivery, too.

Ali Baba {912 Washington Street}

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Ali Baba can’t wait to open its outdoor patio for dining and is already making preparations to welcome guests. This Middle Eastern restaurant has been a Hoboken staple for many years and has been working tirelessly to serve the community during the quarantine. 

Apulia {1319 Washington Street}

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This cozy, Italian bistro has expanding the backyard patio to safely accommodate guests in its outdoor areas. The menu is filled with Puglian favorites including specialty pizzas, pasta, entrees, as well as gelato.

Arthur’s {237 Washington Street}


This popular steakhouse has several tables with large umbrellas set up out front – the perfect location for those who like to people watch (we don’t judge), as 2nd Street is always filled with hustle + bustle!

Barbés {1300 Park Avenue}

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French Moroccan food is on the menu at this uptown hidden gem. The unique cuisine at Barbés will have dishes like Bronzini Grillé {bronzini fillet grilled in olive oil and preserved lemon sauce with seasonal veggies}, Tangines of chicken, lamb, vegetables, fish, and more.

Bin 14 {1314 Washington Street}

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Chef Pino and his crew have been hard at work putting together an unforgettable menu as well as making sure the outdoor space is ready for guests to enjoy. Lunch will be served Monday-Friday from 11:00AM-4:00PM and dinner daily from 4:00PM-10:00PM. Brunch will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM until 4:00PM. Reservations for each 90-minute seating can be placed directly on Resy.

Black Bear Bar + Grill {205 Washington Street}

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Black Bear is serving its menu focused on local favorites and will include drinks, too! Reservations are not required but are definitely welcome at this time.

Blue Eyes {525 Sinatra Drive}

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For authentic Italian fare, Blue Eyes will be opening the outdoor patio for dining. This waterfront restaurant is prime real estate for diners looking for dinner and a view. Pizza, gelato, cocktails, and a view sound perfetto.

Brass Rail {135 Washington Street}

This Hoboken staple will open its doors for outdoor dining on June 15th, weather permitting. Guests can call to make a reservation for up to eight people from 3:00PM-8:30PM. The restaurant will be hosting patrons in one and a half-hour time slots to ensure everyone has the chance to enjoy this local spot.

Cafe Michelina {423 Bloomfield Avenue}

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For authentic, Italian comfort food, head to Cafe Michelina. The Vicari family has made it their mission to continuously serve the community and will be open for outdoor dining. The restaurant will utilize the outdoor patio space and will be adhering to all social distancing guidelines.

Carpe Diem {1405 Grand Street}

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This Irish restaurant serves up delicious eats with a unique outdoor dining experience. Patrons can dine underneath the viaduct for a socially distanced meal in addition to the tables that wrap around the front of the restaurant.

Charrito’s {121 Washington Street}

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Similar to what Charrito’s of Weehawken does, the restaurant will have outdoor patio seating, thanks to the street extensions, as well as a minibar. If Mexican food is on your mind, this is the place to go.

Choc O Pain {157 1st Street}

Choco O pain is the place for breakfast, lunch, and snacks; where all breads are baked in the traditional European way. With a new patio space available, enjoy favorites like the ‘Choc O Pain’ chocolate croissant outside.

City Bistro {56 Fourteenth Street}

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The long-awaited opening of the City Bistro rooftop will be happening on the 15th. In addition to that, the patio will also have extended space for dining as well. The restaurant will not be taking reservations but encourage guests to come and enjoy the space.

Court Street {61 6th Street}

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{Photo credit: @courtsthoboken}

Court Street in Hoboken is open for outdoor dining via its sidewalk cafe, is offering brunch every Saturday and Sunday, and is open for dinner. Enjoy favorites like steak fries, chicken parm, and more.

The Cuban {333 Washington Street}


For great island flavors, The Cuban is the place to go. Reservations are always recommended to ensure a seat at this local hot spot that will be serving up food and drinks from its delicious menu.

Dino + Harry’s {163 14th Street}

In-person, outdoor dining is back at Dino + Harry’s. The restaurant will permit parties of two to four {or 5-8 with a reservation} and will have three seating shifts at 4:00PM, 6:00PM, and 8:00PM Monday through Saturday. On Sunday, seating shifts will be available at 3:00PM, 5:00PM and 8:00PM. Reservations can be made through Resy.

East LA {508 Washington Street}

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For authentic Tex-Mex cuisine, East LA will now offer outdoor dining in their expanded patio area. Stay tuned for more updates on how to make reservations. Do yourself a favor and grab a Hurricane Marg and tacos.

Elysian Cafe {1001 Washington Street}

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Outdoor dining will begin June 15th — and weather permitting, the restaurant will take reservations for day-of dining. Tables will be spaced six feet apart to adhere to state guidelines.

Grand Vin {500 Grand Street}

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Grand Vin is ready to welcome the crowds as the restaurant opens for outdoor dining. This wine bar is known for its unique dishes and a great selection of wines and cocktails. Reservations can be made online.

Green Pear Cafe {93 Grand Street}

The small, intimate space outside of Green Pear Cafe is perfect for a cozy breakfast or lunch. Decorated with beautiful décor, this outdoor space is a quaint little spot to enjoy all that life has to offer. Grab a caffeinated drink, pastry, breakfast sandwich, or omelet while there.

Grimaldi’s {411 Washington Street}


This Washington Street hotspot will be offering outdoor dining for customers. Grimaldi’s has applied for expanded outdoor seating, so the restaurant will be able to serve its guests properly and safely. Pizza is, obviously, a must but don’t sleep on those meatballs. They are TDF.

Hot House Pizza {606 2nd Avenue}

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The private back patio at Hot House Pizza + Cafe Sophia will be open for dining. Tables will be placed at a safe distance so guests can dine comfortably. Looking to indulge? Try the chicken parm sandwich — it could feed a small army. 

House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive}

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For all things barbecue and outdoor dining, look no further than House of ‘Que. This spot will be open from Sundays 11:00AM-11:00PM, Mondays through Wednesdays from 12:00PM-11:00PM, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:00PM-12:00AM, and Saturdays from 11:00AM-12:00AM.

Hudson Table {1403 Clinton Street}

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The only cooking class in the area, Hudson Table has now taken its talents to the next level. Alfresco dining in its quaint outdoor space is perfect for getting together with friends and enjoying a great meal. The meal is served at a per person price point and the restaurant is BYOB. Please email Hudson Table to reserve for groups larger than four. Brunch is also served on Sundays with live music.

Johnny Pepperoni {219 11th Street}

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Hurray for the return of outdoor dining at the local hot spot, Johnny Pepperoni. Not only does JPs have great pizza, but also incredible pasta, salads, and other popular Italian entrees. End the night on a sweet note with a cannoli or Nutella pizza.

Karma Kafe {505 Washington Street}

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Hoboken’s Indian Bistro, Karma Kafe will also be opening its “Outdoor Kafe” for alfresco dining. Seating will be limited. Garlic naan, kabob samplers, and samosas, cocktails, and so much more will be available at Karma Kafe.

Keming {1006 Washington Street}

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This modern Chinese restaurant is open and ready to serve customers via its new outdoor dining setup — enjoy menu options such as juicy pork buns, fried rice, beef noodle soup, and more.

La Bouche {207 Washington Street}

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For French bistro breakfast, lunch, and dinner, La Bouche will have outdoor dining on the front patio. No stones were left unturned in the reopening of the outdoor space and the staff will be taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of all guests. Walk-ins are welcome but reservations can be made online. Be sure to check out La Bouche’s IG for more information on how the restaurant plans to keep everyone safe.

La Isla {104 Washington Street}

The downtown La Isla location will be open for outdoor dining and are happy to get back to serving the community. This local spot has authentic Cuban dishes like croquetas, Media Noche sandwiches, and so much more. 

Malibu Diner {257 14th Street}

The picnic tables are already set up outside of the iconic Malibu Diner. Enjoy diner classics in the beautiful outdoors. Picnic tables are spaced at a safe distance apart and will be ready for guests to picnic at the Bu!

Napoli’s {1118 Washington Street +133 Clinton Street}

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Both Napoli’s locations will be open to the public for outdoor dining beginning next week. That means pizza and garlic knot sliders hot and fresh out of the oven and right to the table. Neither location is accepting reservations at this time and tables will be waited on a first come first serve basis.

Northern Soul {700 1st Street}

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This Southwest gem will be opening the outdoor patio for dining and are ready to serve the community. Brunch will begin at 11:0AM on Saturdays and Sundays but the restaurant will be open for dining all day until 11:00PM. Walk-ins and reservations are welcome. 

Napoli’s {1118 Washington Street + 133 Clinton Street}


Both Napoli’s locations will have outdoor dining available for guests to enjoy. The menu is undoubtedly top-notch, with a huge selection of pizzas, pasta, and of course, the famous garlic knot sliders. Trust us on this one — the chicken parm sliders must not be passed up. 

Pizza Republic {406 Washington Street}


Pizza Republic will be opening the patio space to patrons starting this Monday. The menu is filled with pizzas, pasta, salads sandwiches, sweets, and so much more. There is something for everybody, here.

Shaka Bowl {110 Washington Street}

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This Hawaiian Acaí and Poké shop will have outdoor seating tentatively scheduled for the 15th at both the Monroe Street and Washington Street locations. For healthy, wholesome dishes, visit Shaka Bowl.

Sakú {936 Park Avenue}

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Craving sushi? You’re not alone. Sakú will be open Tuesday through Saturday {5:00PM-10:00PM except for weekends, which is open until 11:00PM}. The Sakú Sushi Bowl is the newest addition to the menu and it looks incredible. Reservations can be made directly by calling the restaurant.

Sorellina {1036 Washington Street}


Of course, Sorellina will be utilizing the outdoor space for dining, as per usual when the weather is nice. Seating will be available and meet social distance standards. The restaurant is waiting on the approval of extended streatery and parklet permits for more dining space. 

Soul Curry {618 Washington Street}

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This Indian fusion menu is sure to tantalize the tastebuds with the incredible flavors of Southern Asia. The restaurant will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00PM until 9:00PM. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis. Also still available is takeout and delivery.

Tenth Street Pasta + Pizza {1000 Willow Avenue}

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The thought of sitting outside on the beautiful Willow Avenue while enjoying pizza and pasta sounds amazing. Tenth Street will be ready to welcome diners to their outdoor patio starting Monday with social distancing guidelines in place.

Tenth and Willow {935 Willow Avenue}

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A Hoboken staple restaurant and Bar, Tenth and Willow will be open for outdoor dining beginning on Monday. Stop by for drinks and food sure to help you remember all of the reasons you love Hoboken.

The Shepherd and the Knucklehead {1313 Willow Avenue}

As if The Lemonade Stand wasn’t enough, The Shep continues to outdo themselves. The restaurant will be introducing The Oasis, which consists of 40 seats — 8 tables, for daily dining for brunch {Saturdays, and Sundays starting at noon}, lunch, and dinner. The outdoor space is beautifully decorated for all to enjoy. Reservations can be made for up to 8 people by calling the restaurant.  

The Stewed Cow {400 Adams Street}

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Everyone’s favorite neighborhood bar will be opening for outdoor dining and will be whipping up quite the brunch! Guests can choose a la carte or from the $25 pre-fixe menu, which includes one entree, two brunch drinks {Mimosa, sangria, Bloody Mary, or Manmosa}, and a little something from the house. Also available are $5 Mimosas, Manmosas, and Bloody Marys all day. 

Texas Arizona {76 River Street}

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This local hot spot will be welcoming guests in their outdoor space with limited seating available. The restaurant will ensure that all social distancing guidelines are being followed. We have been long awaiting the day where we can drink and eat at this bar and restaurant. Reservations can be made directly through the Texas Arizona Instagram. 

Tony Boloney’s {263 First Street}

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Tony Boloney’s is proud to announce the restaurant will now have the capacity to host guests on the outdoor patio. The owners have moved the slice counter to the front of the store so guests can safely choose pizza without having to enter the store. 

Union Hall {306 Sinatra Drive}

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This waterfront restaurant will have outdoor dining available for guests to enjoy. The new Union Hall menu will be available as well as some classic dishes and new seasonal items. In addition, the pickup window will be open for to-go drinks and street food. Looking for brunch? Union Hall will be open for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays as well and will be featuring its “Big Drinks” those days.

Urban Coalhouse Pizza + Bar {116 14th Street}

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Urban Coalhouse is stoked about opening up the outdoor patio for dining this Monday. The crew is looking forward to serving the community and ensuring that safety is their priority. This uptown spot is a great place to kick back and enjoy the beauty of the city with great food and drinks. 

Zack’s {232 Willow Avenue}


Zack’s has a tremendous capacity for outdoor seating, thanks to the extension into neighboring building’s space. Also available will be a large outdoor bar area, where guests can drink and socialize at a standing table. While most tables will be for walk-ins, there will be a few reservation spots available.

Jersey City

Battello {502 Washington Boulevard}


For dinner with a waterfront view, Battello will be opening the outdoor patio for dining. Due to state restrictions, tables of four people maximum will be accepted. In addition to the delectable menu, Battello will have live music daily from 6:00-9:00PM. Reservations must be made in advance using Resy.

Broa Cafe {297 Grove Street}


Portuguese food is on the menu at this culinary gem. Visiting Broa will feel like typical European-style dining, as tables will be set up out front and in the street as well as in the backyard garden. Enjoy the best of Portugal at Broa. 

Corto {507 Palisade Avenue}


Everything is fresh to order and handmade at this Jersey City local spot. From starters to pastas, to entrees and dessert, Corto has it all. The backyard patio will be open for guests to enjoy at a safe distance. Please make all reservations on Resy.

Domodomo {200 Greene Street}

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Handrolls, sashimi, the ever famous Domokase —the restaurant’s signature course menu, and so much more is available at Domodomo’s outdoor patio space. The restaurant will be open every day from 12:00PM-2:30PM and 5:00PM-10:00PM. Reservations can be made in advance on the website.

Dullboy {364 Grove Street}

This cafe + liquor bar will be opening up the beautiful backyard patio area for dining and we are all about it. Sipping on a Corita {Del Meguey Vida Mezcal, Paranubes Oaxacan Rum, pineapple, lemon, agave, + pink peppercorn} with a filet Philly cheesesteak is the perfect way to soak up the outdoor space. 

Ed + Mary’s {174 Coles Street}

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Starting on June 15th, Ed + Mary’s will have outdoor seating available from 12:00PM until 8:00PM every day of the week. We are curious about the new additions to the menu which includes a báhnmi sandwich. Check back for more updates on their extended outdoor seating as more information from the city becomes available. 

Fire + Oak {479 Washington Boulevard}

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Fire + Oak is thrilled to be open for patio dining during the week from 3:00PM until 10:00PM. The restaurant will also be open on the weekends starting at 11:00AM for brunch. Limited seats are available, due to social distancing guidelines so reservations are recommended. 

Frankie Eats {264 Grove Street}

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Starting June 16th {Frankie is closed on Mondays}, this restaurant will be surviving guests on the large outdoor, astroturf patio. The music will be playing and the new summer menu, which just so happens to include lobster rolls, fish and chips, and so much more, will be available as well. 

Hamilton Inn {708 Jersey Avenue}

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This American-style restaurant will be open for outdoor dining and we are all about it. Tables will be placed six feet apart in the regular outdoor cafe. Hamilton Inn also has something special up its sleeve, so stay tuned for more info.

Hamilton Pork {247 10th Street}

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If you’re craving BBQ, Hamilton Pork will also have a few tables open out front for outdoor dining. The restaurant will also have the yard open as well. Tacos, pulled pork, baby back ribs, and so much more will be available.

Harry’s Daughter {339 Communipaw Avenue}

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For Caribbean-inspired food, Harry’s Daughter has it covered. Starting Monday, the restaurant will have tables set up on the sidewalk and open dining in the backyard. The restaurant will be introducing Maine-style lobster rolls, which just so happen to pair nicely with a Venturini Baldini Sparkling Rosato.

Hudson Hall {364 Marin Boulevard}

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Hudson Hall, everyone’s favorite gastropub will certainly be opening up its bar on the corner of the street. The restaurant and bar will also be placing tables along Marin Boulevard and 1st Street to accommodate guests for outdoor dining and drinking. 

Iron Monkey {99 Greene Street}

The rooftop is back! Iron Monkey will begin welcoming guests for outdoor seating and we are all about that rooftop vibe. During the shutdown, the staff began intensive training and preparation to reopen, learning how to ensure the safety of all guests and employees. The restaurant and bar are happy to welcome everyone back safely to enjoy the front patio and rooftop area.

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 will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00PM until 8:00PM. This American restaurant has a ton of great drinks and food selections. Reservations are highly suggested by the Latham House Team. 

Light Rail Cafe {237 Randolph Avenue}

This Randolph Avenue spot is now open for outdoor seating, so guests can enjoy everything from burgers and cocktails to coffee and wraps.

Liberty House {76 Audrey Zapp Drive}

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The gorgeous waterfront restaurant is happy to announce that its outdoor patio space will be open beginning June 19th. Hours of operation include Thursdays and Fridays from 5:00PM-11:00PM, Saturdays and Sundays 12:00PM-3:00PM and 5:00PM-11:00PM.

Lokal Eatery + Bar {2 2nd Street}

New to the outdoor dining scene, Lokal has recently built a beautiful waterfront-adjacent parklet to accommodate all outdoor diners. Stop by for a happy hour drink or dinner with skyline views.

Luna {279 Grove Street}

With the great number of restaurants on Grove Street, the city decided to close off extra space for restaurants to host guests outdoors, Lua will have around 20 tables outside, starting Monday. Reservations can be made through Yelp.

Mathews Food + Drink {351 Grove Street}

The long-awaited return of outdoor dining at Mathews has finally arrived, and guests can enjoy the delectable food and drink menu starting soon. Reservations will not be accepted at first, but stay tuned for more information as it begins to surface. Get ready for hot honey chicken sandwiches and pulled pork stuffed ravioli.

Martha’s {308 Pacific Avenue}

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Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious sandwich or a breakfast omelet, Martha’s has you covered. Stop by this JC spot for something truly delicious and some alfresco dining.

Mordi’s Sandwich Shop {320 Communipaw Avenue}

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On a similar sandwich note, for all things sandwiches, be sure to stop by Mordi’s Sandwich Shop, which is now open for outdoor dining.

Orale {341 Grove Street}


This unique Mexican kitchen will have the full drink and food menu available for diners on the outdoor patio area. The Caribbean Passion cocktail is one of our favorites paired with a breakfast taco for a perfectly satisfying meal.

O’Leary’s Publik House {788 Garfield Avenue}

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This local JC spot is now open for outdoor dining — indulge in burgers, tacos, and more!

Roman Nose {125 Newark Street}

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Nestled into the restaurant scene on Newark Street, Roman Nose will be offering its menu filled with popular dishes from the city of Rome. That means the famous cacio e pepe dish is ready to be served for dinner. 

Satis Bistro {212 Washington Street}

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This European cafe is chock full of unique and treasured plates filled with flavor. The restaurant will be making sure everyone can enjoy the food and drink menu while feeling comfortable and safe doing so. We are most excited about their summer favorites like the pan-roasted Scottish Salmon and the Lamb Burger! 

Six26 {128 Christopher Columbus Drive}

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Sister location to The Ashford, Six26 will open its rooftop starting June 18th. Drinks will be flowing, with extra focus on the frozen ones — think margs, daiquiris, pina coladas, and Miami Vices.

South House {149 Newark Avenue}

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Cocktails will be on the menu at this Newark Avenue restaurant and bar. From classics like the Smoked Old Fashioned to the Luau #3 Chai, South House will be doing it big as it hosts guests on the outdoor patio. 

The Hutton {225 Hutton Street}

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In The Heights? Check out The Hutton. This bar and grill is known for its unique cocktails, wine, and outstanding food. The gorgeous outdoor space is ready to welcome guests on the sidewalk and patio cafe starting at 3:00PM for dinner.

Tony Boloney’s {363 Grove Street}

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Just like its Hoboken counterpart, Tony Boloney’s in JC has announced the restaurant will now have the capacity to host guests on the outdoor patio. The owners have also moved the slice counter to the front of the store so guests can safely order pizza without having to enter the store. 

Uncle Momo {289 Grove Street}

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Uncle Momo is a French-Lebanese bistro located in downtown Jersey City. The space is ready to extend its outdoor patio area for brunch, lunch, and dinner.

512 Quantum Sound {512 Paterson Plank Road}


The restaurant and bar are also working on applying for a parklet out front to host more guests at a safe distance. 


Molos {3 Pershing Road, Weehawken}

Bonsu, this Greek and Mediterranean-inspired seafood restaurant on the Hudson River will be welcoming guests under the direction of Chef Gregory Zapantis. With a menu including lobster pasta, lavraki, seafood orzo, filet mignon, souvlaki and so much more, this waterfront spot will be seating guests on a first come first serve basis Tuesday through Friday from 3:00PM-10:00PM and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00PM-10:00PM for brunch, lunch, and dinner, weather permitting.


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Hoboken homeowner and lover of all things local, Danielle made her home in the Mile Square City nearly six years ago. Danielle is a second grade teacher by day; after hours, she can be found in the kitchen whipping up a a new recipe or grabbing a bite to eat with her husband and friends. Danielle is the try-er and buyer of all things beauty and loves finding a good deal. Shopping on Washington, interior decorating, and riding her Peloton are just a few of Danielle's favorite things. Oh, and did we mention her undying love for the New York Yankees?