For many, cigars are a hallmark of a tropical vacation. A good cigar can be an otherworldly, calming experience for people – which is why great quality cigars are imported from all over the world. In New Jersey, several shops import cigars and offer a huge selection of options, transporting people to another time or another place in a flash. If you consider yourself a cigar aficionado, check out our list of places to buy cigars in Hoboken and Jersey City below.
Hoboken Cigars | 77 River Street #27, Hoboken
A native of the Dominican Republic, Don Donato opened Hoboken Cigars in 2001. His career began when he was just 15, but he moved to the United States in the 80s and found work at a cigar shop in New York City. Now, his shop by the PATH station offers an extensive array of cigars.
Hoboken Smoke Shop | 614 Washington Street, Hoboken
Among other things, this midtown shop offers a range of brands and boxes of cigars. The company has been in business for over a decade, and prices vary depending on the brand of cigar purchased.
Rodriguez Puros Cigars | 587 Central Avenue, Jersey City
While this company has no website, it is one of the highest-rated cigar shops in the area, with a 4.9-star rating on Google. The cigar bar has several cigar options, including rolled cigars from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, as well as other premier options.
Smoke Shop Jersey City | 2822 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City
Fit for a cigarillo and cigar connoisseur, this Bergen Section smoke shop offers an array of cigars, as well as a huge selection of their other merchandise, which includes vapes, pipes, and more.
Sky Tobacco Company | 344 Grove Street #1, Jersey City
This cigar lounge has been open for a long time and is located in the Exchange Place area of Jersey City. With friendly staff and a big selection, it attracts regulars that are also drawn in by the fair prices as knowledgeable staff.
!Crave Burger Cafe | 61b Baldwin Avenue, Jersey City
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Started by two JC natives, this restaurant and smoke shop offers great foo – no burger or fry options that they wouldn’t eat themselves, as well as a selection of cigars available for purchase. There are food options for both vegetarian and meat-loving cigar aficionados.
Havana On The Hudson Cigars | 1907 Willow Avenue, Weehawken
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Nestled right outside of Hoboken on the tip of Weehkawen is this spacious cigar shop. Havana on the Hudson Cigars has a large Spanish Cedar-lined humidor with a great variety of premium cigars. There’s a nice smoking lounge and outdoor patio, a state-of-the-art air cleaning system, and corporate member lockers and memberships.