restaurants

Relax This Thanksgiving With a Dinner Out At One of These Local Restaurants

10Nov

Yes, you could cook in your beautiful Beacon kitchen this Thanksgiving, but why bother when we have so many amazing restaurants in the area that will be serving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 28?

If you don’t feel like cooking a huge meal for your friends and family but still want to enjoy a top-notch turkey as well as stuffing and mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, then let our local eateries do the work and make a reservation at one of these neighboring restaurants!

Liberty House Restaurant, located at 76 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City which is nine minutes from your Beacon apartment, is an American eatery and event space known for their steaks and seafood in chic digs on the water with Manhattan views.

The restaurant features seasonal, farm-fresh cuisine from award-winning Chef Ken Trickilo. Their incredible meats and fresh seafood will pair brilliantly with their fine wines and craft cocktails here on Thanksgiving Day!

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington St A, Hoboken which is 14 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is an American eatery serving early-bird dinner, Sunday brunch and more in a circa-1895 brownstone. Plus, they have been highly rated by Zagat for food, service and décor.

This Hoboken favorite, which has been delighting customers for over 25 years, serves a three-course prix fixe menu featuring oven-roasted turkey (or your choice of four other options), plus an assortment of delectable appetizers and desserts. Their popularity stems from the talents of their chef, their dedication to warm, gracious service and the comfortable elegance of their dining rooms.

 

Liberty House Restaurant

76 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305

(201) 395-0300

 

Amanda’s

908 Washington St A, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 798-0101

Celebrate National Pasta Month at These Jersey City Eateries

01Oct

As if you needed an excuse to indulge in some tasty pasta, October is National Pasta Month which recognizes one of the most popular types of food with over 600 different shapes of pasta produced worldwide! No matter the shape, some of our favorites are located right here in Jersey City.

If you’re craving a bowl of hot, comforting pasta, check out some of these eateries known for their amazing pasta located near your Beacon apartment. Don’t feel guilty… hey, it is National Pasta Month!

Pasta Dal Cuore, located at 527 Jersey Ave, Jersey City which is about five minutes from your Beacon apartment, is known for their housemade pasta and other Italian specialties at this chic BYOB with a to-go counter.

Their menu is inspired by a variety of classic regional dishes; from the cuisine found in the valleys of the Italian Dolomites to the Ligurian coast, and down to the Puglian peninsula where the ancient trulli villages dot the sea-straddled landscape.

Roman Nose, located at 125 Newark Ave, Jersey City which is about eight minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a charming, snug spot with Italian comfort food and creative cocktails, plus a notable beer and wine list.

Roman Nose is the culmination of Maria and Ruggero Fiore’s journey from a small farming village in the Lazio region of Italy (between Rome and Naples) to the heart of Jersey City’s blossoming culinary scene. Together with their sons Frank and Raymond, they wanted to create a warm, welcoming, and relaxed trattoria atmosphere in which to share their love of high-quality, simple, clean food using the freshest ingredients.

 

Pasta Dal Cuore

527 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 332-8505

 

Roman Nose

125 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 360-2176

Eating your Wary Through National Burrito Day in Jersey City

02Apr

National Burrito Day is observed annually on the first Thursday in April. There are plenty of places around the Beacon which serve this delicious meal to enjoy with friends.  Burritos also pair perfectly with margaritas!

If you have never tried a burrito it’s a heavy tortilla wrapped around meat, cheese, tomato, rice, beans, vegetables, and sauces.  Burritos are traditionally filled with ground beef, shredded chicken, shredded beef or shredded pork.  If you’re vegetarian, skip the meat and do all veggies! Here are some great burrito places which are all just a 10 minute drive from The Beacon.

 

Bubby’s Burritos – Their food is prepared with only the finest and freshest ingredients, making them all delicious and satisfying. Bubby’s salads, quesadillas, soft and hard shell tacos, burritos, enchiladas, wraps, and combo plates are all mouth-watering and will satisfy your cravings.  Some of their favorite burritos are the grilled chicken burrito, grilled steak burrito and their vegan burrito.

 

Taqueria Viva Mexico Kitchen Café – This establishment is a cornerstone in the Jersey City community and has been recognized for its outstanding Mexican cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. They serve classic dishes and only use high quality fresh ingredients. They are open all day and offer breakfast burritos, and have 16 types of lunch/dinner burritos such as the cactus burrito, chorizo burrito and Cajun shrimp burrito.

 

Orale Mexican Kitchen – Orale is a fun place with great margaritas to pair with your burrito.  If you can’t celebrate National Burrito Day on April 4th, go for brunch on the weekend and order the Burrito Loco which has eggs, chorizo, bacon, cheese, black beans and salsa.

 

Bubby’s Burritos

440 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 333-7004

 

Taqueria Viva Mexico Kitchen Café

133 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 433-3477

 

Orale Mexican Kitchen

341 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 333-0001

 

 

 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day At One of These Local Romantic Eateries

09Feb

This February 14, it’s time to celebrate that special someone in our lives with a bouquet of flowers, a beautiful box of chocolate and an amazing meal out that will make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Of course, this makes the decision of where to eat an important one!

If you’re working on making Valentine’s Day dinner reservations, then check out some of these upscale eateries near your Beacon apartment. Don’t wait too long, though – they’re sure to fill up quickly!

Light Horse Tavern, located at 199 Washington St, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is known for its upscale, contemporary American fusion fare at this airy spot in a restored building.

Light Horse Tavern serves local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. They receive fresh products on a daily basis, such as oysters from Fishers Island that are pulled out of the water and sent to them on the same day. The ingredients are then transformed by Chef John Holm into delicious and unique dishes.

Liberty Prime Steakhouse, located at 111 Montgomery St, Jersey City which is nine minutes from your Beacon apartment, serves classic American steak and seafood dishes in a swanky, elegantly decorated space.

All cuts of meat and produce are hand-selected daily from local markets at Liberty Prime Steakhouse, ensuring only the freshest ingredients are used while also supporting local distributors. It’s also been voted as one of the 10 best restaurants in New Jersey by NJ.com!

 

Light Horse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 946-2028

 

Liberty Prime Steakhouse

111 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 333-3633

Don’t Feel Like Cooking Tonight? Order From These Eateries Near Your Beacon Apartment

18Jan

Once it gets cold outside, there’s nothing like some comforting eats delivered right to your Beacon apartment to take the chill outside of the January air. For foodies, this is actually a bit of a welcome change – there’s nothing like tasty comfort food such as pizza, Chinese food and more!

If you’re craving some comfort food to get you through this drop in temperatures, then order from some of their local restaurants so you never even have to change out of your pajamas.

Good Year Chinese Cuisine, located at 416 Central Ave, Jersey City which is a 10 minute drive from your Beacon apartment, is known for their General Tso’s chicken, fried rice, beef with broccoli at this snug, basic venue.

Good Year Chinese Cuisine is a cornerstone in the Jersey City community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Their Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Famous Gyro & Pizza, located at 725 NJ-440, Jersey City which is a 12 minute drive from your Beacon apartment, is known for their gyros and pizzas which share the menu with grilled sandwiches, burgers and pastas, for delivery or takeout.

Although Famous Gyro and Pizza is very bare-bones, it’s much-loved by locals due to their friendly staff, perfectly seasoned meats and great delivery service. You definitely won’t be disappointed if you order from here for dinner!

 

Good Year Chinese Cuisine

416 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307

(201) 876-8818

 

Famous Gyro & Pizza

725 NJ-440, Jersey City, NJ 07304

(201) 451-5045