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Things to Do on Park Avenue in Hoboken

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The Mile Square has something to offer for everyone. With the warm days finally upon us, there are more reasons to step out to discover new spots or revisit local favorites. As we continue our Street Series, we focus on Park Avenue in Hoboken. It personifies an eclectic feel of the Upper East Side in New York City with its lush foliage, adorable cafes, and magnificent homes. A walk along this street makes it easy to understand why it is worth the hype. 

We’re excited to continue with our latest Street Series. Read along to learn more about the hidden spots to visit along Park Avenue in Hoboken from downtown to uptown – all the local businesses and sights to see.

Downtown | Newark Street – 3rd Street

Revival Vintage Boutique | 86 Park Avenue

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There is something oh-so-exclusive about vintage shopping. While New York might be the mecca of fashion, Revival has made its way from the Brooklyn Flea in Fort Greene to Hoboken and showcases different styles to celebrate the nuances of fashion.

Luca Brasi’s | 100 Park Avenue

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Luca Brasi’s has been serving the community of Hoboken since 2005 with its delectable Italian menu. The deli serves a variety of homemade dishes both desserts and breakfast.

Ally’s Bridal | 138 Park Avenue

Ally’s Bridal

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When it’s time to tie the knot, there is no better place to head to than Ally’s on Park Avenue. Whether it’s a last-minute alteration or having a personalized experience that makes you feel like a princess, this needs to be on every bride-to-be’s list.

Read More: Things to Do on Madison Street in Hoboken

Onieals | 343 Park Avenue

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This neighborhood gem overlooking Church Square Park is a great spot for a date night or casual dinner with family and friends. During the warmer months, it has a beautiful outdoor setup overlooking the park. Year-round there is an exquisite dining room as well as a lively bar with free live music to enjoy the vibes of the neighborhood.

Church Square Park

Church Square Park

While Hoboken might be a train stop away from the concrete jungle, the several parks around town help bring in an aspect of nature and serenity. Church Square Park is an expansive area right outside the Hoboken library and has a dog park, basketball court, and playground. There are several events that also take place on a regular basis so be sure to keep an eye out!

Midtown | 4th Street 7th Street

Hoboken Public Library | 500 Park Avenue

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Books are to the mind what exercise is to the body. Hoboken Public Library is the free public library of Hoboken. Spanning a huge selection of children’s sections as well as adult fiction and non-fiction novels, the library continues to maintain its old town charm. Getting a library card is as easy as talking to your Alexa and gives you access to the entire selection of physical and audiobooks. Currently, the library offers self-service locker pickups. 

Alessio’s Café | 539 Park Avenue

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Located in the heart of Hoboken, Alessio’s has an expansive Italian breakfast and lunch menu while also serving up some delicious coffee and a flavorful selection of gelato for our sweet-tooth lovers. The customer experience is top-notch and they’re set to open their new location on Pier A park this season.

Otto Strada | 743 Park Avenue

Otto Strada

If a visit to Italy isn’t on the itinerary yet, at least a visit to Otto Strada should be. It brings in the best of flavors and has a cute outdoor setup during warmer months. It is a BYOB and the burrata is everything that one needs in life along with the wood-burning brick oven pizza.

Uptown | 8th Street 16th Street

Lisa’s Italian Deli | 901 Park Avenue

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Nothing is more authentically Jersey than an old-school deli, preserving the heritage and bringing in the truest flavors of Italy to every dish. Owners Pietro and Caterina Lisa’s goal is to make sure everyone feels like they’re eating a home-cooked meal using the finest quality ingredients. Apart from the regular menu, they also offer catering, and the cannolis are a must-try.

Saku Hoboken | 936 Park Avenue

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While the trees around town might just be blooming, it’s always cherry blossom season inside Saku, with its vibrant decor and delicious food. The specialty cocktails paired with the varieties of sushi make this Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar a good idea any day of the week. 

The Hive | 1000 Park Avenue

The Hive

Park Avenue is lined with several small businesses, each adding its own charm to the neighborhood. The Hive, located on the corner of Park and 10th, is not your average coffee shop. The owners built this on the concept of connection; in particular, mamas having time to bond and little ones having time to play. The cafe allows you to sip, shop, and have a great time. 

See More: Things to Do on Garden Street in Hoboken

Johnny Pepperoni | 219 11th Street

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The vibes here sometimes remind one of a perfect movie scene with the red and white checkered tablecloth, wonderful location and not to forget scrumptiously tempting pizza. There is something for every palate and if you’re not a pizza fanatic, then trying their chicken parm pie is a must.

Barbes | 1300 Park Avenue

barbes outdoor dining hoboken

Come for the live jazz music and stay for the French and Moroccan cuisine. Barbes creates a cozy atmosphere with its colorful outdoor set up outside, and french bistro vibes inside,  and the extremely attentive staff make it a worthwhile experience.

Soccer Field | 1600 Park Avenue

Rain or shine, soccer is a part of life for a lot of us and the Soccer Field in Hoboken is a great place to catch up for a game. Located at the corner of 16th and Park, the field is huge and is a quick walk away from mesmerizing views of the skyline.

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Originally from India, in search of a place she could call home, Risha finally found her space in Home Sweet Hoboken. She currently works in advertising in New York City and loves to write about mindfulness and positivity. Her happiness lies in her morning routine - catching a sunrise at Maxwell Park, yoga by the pier followed by a hot cup of Joe before kickstarting the day. She equally loves her happy hours and can be found sipping a beer (or a few more) around the local spots. Her guilty pleasure is Garlic Naan and a big bowl of frozen yogurt enjoyed by the skyline.


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