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Get A Taste of the Tropics This January At These Local Restaurants


It may be chilly outside of our Beacon apartments here in Jersey City, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t take a little ‘trip’ with our dining plates – there are tons of local restaurants sporting tropical cuisine that will make you feel like you’re on vacation!

If you’re ready for a little mini getaway with a Jamaican, Thai or Mexican dish, then visit these amazing local restaurants and you can feel like – at least during dinner hour – that you’re thousands of miles away from the cold!


Nicole’s, located at 521 Jersey Ave, Jersey City which is five minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a modest Caribbean spot offering jerk chicken, curries and other staples, including vegetarian eats.

Try inspiring dishes like their spicy beef stews and curries or something new like their fried bits. Their experienced chefs and accommodating staff are some of the best in Jersey City and are sure to provide you with a memorable dining experience.


Sky Thai, located at 62 Morris St, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, serves Thai favorites presented in a warmly lit interior with modern accents and exposed brick.

With a huge menu including rice and meat specials, wok items, curry items, soups and salads and also those looking for something more health-conscious, there’s something for everyone at Sky Thai! Stop by to see what specials they are currently showcasing – there’s always something new cooking up here.



521 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 433-8443


Sky Thai

62 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 333-4311


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