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A Guide to Seafood Markets in Hudson County

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Seafood lovers, rejoice! We’ve created a guide to local seafood markets for when you’re craving your favorite dishes. If you’re in the mood for some classic meals, something with a twist, or simply looking to re-create delicious favorites like sushi, this guide is for you. Read on for a guide to local seafood markets in Hudson County. 

Jersey City Fish Stand

{Photo credit: @thefishstand}

Canaan Fresh Seafood {7106 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen}

North Bergen’s own seafood market, Canaan Fresh Seafood, provides fresh fish for great prices. The seafood market sells all types of seafood ranging from red snapper to organic salmon. Medium to x-large Shrimp ranges from $6.99-$9.99 per pound and the sea bass is $23.99. The market also sells fried fish and chips for takeout.  

Ceila’s Fish Market + Restaurant {6128 Palisade Avenue, West New York}

Ceila’s Fish Market and restaurant is a go-to spot for locals looking for fresh seafood with a Cuban twist. The market/restaurant also offers your usual seafood options as well as fish and chips. Traditional Cuban seafood dishes include shrimp soup, bacalao, and pescado frito con tostones. Ceila’s is open for dining in, delivery and takeout.

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Central Fish Market {401 Central Avenue, Jersey City}

A local favorite, Central Fish Market has everything you need to enjoy a delicious seafood meal. With reasonably priced portions and a great selection, you’ll be coming back for more. The food can be enjoyed inside the market at the dining room, take it home with you or have it delivered to your door. If you’re looking for an appetizer, a 12 piece order of fried shrimp goes for $6.99 and a pound of calamari will cost you $9.99. A pound of broiled salmon is $11.99.

Fancy Fish Market {444 62nd Street, Bergenline Avenue, West New York}

This popular West New York spot has fresh fish options available, as well as two restaurants in town. The second location is located at 5201 Bergenline Avenue, West New York. Reasonable prices and main dishes like ceviche, fish sticks, and fried fish, there’s something for every fish lover. 

Harbor Fish Market {6213 Bergenline Avenue, West New York}

Harbor Fish Market is a West New York fish market with many seafood options and large portions. The seafood market doubles as a restaurant and has delicious items on the menu including salmon with tostones and tilapia with fried rice with prices ranging from $3.95 to $12.99.

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Jersey City Fish Stand {508 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City}

From black sea bass to Atlantic halibut, Jersey City Fish Stand has got you covered for all your seafood needs. With a variety of options to choose from, this seafood market boasts high-quality seafood that is wild-caught + organically raised and supply local, sustainable seafood. They also carry ready-to-cook items and ready-to-eat gourmet prepared side dishes. Currently, the stand has a special seafood dinner offer available for two people for $50 which includes 2 7-ounce lobster tails, 1 buffalo shrimp dip, 2 crab cakes, and remoulade. Contactless pick-up and delivery is available. Visit the stand or shop the seafood at the farmers’ market in Jersey City Heights or Uptown Hoboken.

Scale {Farmer’s Marlet Pop-Up}

Scale is a fish market pop-up that can be found at Jersey City Farmer’s Markets including Van Vorst Farmers’ Market 9:00AM – 1:30PM and Hamilton Park Farmers’ Market 4:00PM – 7:00PM.

Yama Seafood, Inc {43 Edward Hart Drive, Jersey City}

Yama Seafood, Inc was started over 30 years ago and the company’s mission is to provide fresh and tasty fish to its customers. The company sells caviar, tuna, salmon, kingfish, and more. According to Yama, the Yellowtail and Bigeyes tuna is sourced from all over the world including the East Coast, Hawaii, Brasil, and Islands in the Indian ocean. Prices range from $20 a pound for Japanese Yellowtail to $159 a pack for a Sashimi set.    


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Yarleen is a proud Jersey girl with Cuban roots. She’s an actor and freelance writer with an affinity for poetry, astrology, and fried plantains. Born in Jersey City and raised in West New York, where she currently resides, this Hudson county native can usually be found with an Americano in hand, or any caffeinated beverage really. A St. Peter’s University alum with a degree in Communication and Media Culture, Yarleen was News Editor of her college newspaper, while also reporting for the Hudson Reporter and The Jersey Journal. When she’s not on stage, enjoying a new hobby {currently rollerskating}, or typing away on her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.

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