Interested in finding out about the freshest new spots in Jersey City? From a Japanese joint to a Portuguese restaurant, read on for the newest destinations to make their debut near you.
Lokal Eatery & Bar
Head over to 2 Second St., Suite 101 in the Waterfront and you'll find Lokal Eatery & Bar, a New American tapas spot.
Stop by for oyster night and score some kumamoto or blue point oysters. Flatbreads, small plates (like a hummus sampler, a pot of mussels or truffle mac and cheese) and large plates (pappardelle with a wild mushroom sauce; Atlantic wild cod served with polenta mousse; and crab risotto with kelp dust) are also available. Thirsty? A wide array of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. Check out the full menu here.
Bao by Kaya
Next, Bao by Kaya is a new Taiwanese spot that's located at 30 Mall Drive East.
Popular bao sandwiches include the Pork Belly Bao with scallion, cucumber, radish, crushed peanuts and hoisin sauce; the Shrimp Tempura Bao with red cabbage, red onion, cilantro, black sesame seeds and spicy mayo; and the Buddha Bao with tofu, red cabbage, red onion, cilantro, black sesame seeds and sweet chili sauce. Rice platters, sides and drinks are also on offer. View the menu here.
Now open at 200 Greene St. in the Waterfront is DOMODOMO, a sushi bar.
This new spot features both lunch and dinner menus with options such as hand rolls, nigiri, hot dishes and desserts. Sushi options include lobster, salmon and avocado, blue crab and more.
Tribos Peri Peri
Finally, stop by 109 Christopher Columbus Drive and you'll find Tribos Peri Peri, a new Portuguese and halal spot.
Start off with a small plate such as potato chips, wings, hummus, falafel or mac and cheese bites, before opting for more filling menu choices such as a half chicken meal, a classic beef burger or a lamb chop platter.