Where To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Hoboken

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner on Thursday, Nov. 23, and for many of us that means one thing – a long day of slaving around a hot stove to make a meal that is devoured only moments later. However, this doesn’t have to be the case for Rivington residents – there are tons of restaurants near your apartment that will make Thanksgiving dinner for you!

If you don’t feel like cooking this November, regardless of how beautiful your Rivington kitchen is, then make reservations at one of these restaurants for a meal that you won’t forget.

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington St A, Hoboken which is a 10 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is an American eatery serving early-bird dinner, Sunday brunch and more in a circa-1895 brownstone.

Highly rated by the Zagat Guide for food, service and decor, Amanda’s is proud to have been named on their short list of the state’s Most Popular Restaurants. Although very culinary sophisticated, Amanda’s isn’t afraid to slow down to smile and truly aim to please each guest.

The Brass Rail, located at 135 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 20 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a lively bar scene on the street level and a New American menu served in an upstairs dining room.

This landmark restaurant has been restored to its original early 1900’s elegance and is the perfect setting for a fine dining experience in the heart of historic downtown Hoboken. They offer an extensive wine program as well as a premium-only bar featuring the world’s best spirits and cordials.

 

Amanda’s

908 Washington St A, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 798-0101

amandasrestaurant.com

 

The Brass Rail

135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 659-7074

thebrassrailnj.com

Enjoy Comfort Food at These Hoboken Restaurants This Fall

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With the chilly weather of the fall finally here, it’s that time to start indulging in some comfort foods like steak, beef, potatoes and more. Restaurant owners in Hoboken definitely seem to understand the need for this – there are tons of eateries offering comfort foods near your Rivington apartment.

To find out where you can head for a quality, filling dinner before hopping into bed at your Rivington apartment, read our roundup below and start getting hungry!

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington St A, Hoboken which is a 10 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is an American eatery serving early-bird dinner, Sunday brunch and more in a circa-1895 brownstone.

Try some of their favorites such as the roasted chicken breast, jumbo scallops, pan seared duck breast, seared monkfish, spicy seafood stew and so much more! Stop in to see what their daily specials are.

Del Frisco’s Grille, located at 221 River St, Hoboken which is a 10 minute drive from your Rivington apartment, is a sophisticated chophouse chain serving steak, seafood, sandwiches and cocktails in a trendy space.

Overlooking the Manahattan skyline, Del Frisco’s Grille in Hoboken offers a modern, inviting, stylish and fun, environment. Del Frisco’s Grille takes the classic bar and grill to new heights, drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. The energetic bar, a destination in itself, will create a buzz throughout the restaurant and sets the stage for an amazing night out.

 

Amanda’s

908 Washington St A, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 798-0101

 

Del Frisco’s Grille

221 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 653-0195

 

Visit These Small Plate Restaurants Near Your Rivington Apartment

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These days, most foodies don’t want a heaping plate of food – instead, they want to try everything that an eatery has to offer, especially when a restaurant has tons of tantalizing dishes.

 

This makes small plate restaurants all the rage these days, where meals are built for sharing and sampling. This type of meal is perfect for the summertime, when we want fun, light dishes that won’t weigh us down in the heat! If you’re looking to try some small plate restaurants near your Rivington apartment, then visit the ones below.

 

Bin 14, located at 1314 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 10-minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is an upscale wine bar where various vintages are pairable with a menu of Italian small plates.

 

When Bin 14 opened in November 2008, it established Hoboken’s first and only wine bar. The restaurant features a contemporary blend of upscale Italian tapas in an industrial chic space with exposed brick walls, tin molded ceilings and a marble top bar.

 

Lola’s, located at 153 14th St, Hoboken which is a 10-minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a Spanish wine bar featuring tapas, sangria and a quaint indoor-courtyard setting with a fountain.

 

Lola’s offers a unique and mouthwatering array of dishes and wine from Spain’s most delicacies. With succulent dishes ranging from avocado stuffed with lobster and shrimp to goat cheese and wild mushrooms over pitas, there is truly something for everyone there.

 

Bin 14

1314 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 963-9463

bin14.com

 

Lola’s

153 14th St, Hoboken

(201) 420-6062

lolastapasbar.com

 

Where to Find Barbecue This Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and there’s not a more traditional way to celebrate than to enjoy some smoky, fresh barbecue right from the grill. From ribs to chicken and more, every American loves a heaping plate of barbecue to celebrate our country and the summertime.

Luckily for Rivington residents, there are tons of spots for barbecue in your Hoboken neighborhood in case you don’t feel like firing up the grill this Fourth of July. Read on to find out where you can find the best barbecue restaurants for you and your friends and family without having to stand in a long line at the grocery store.

House of ‘Que, located at 340 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken which is an hour and a half from your Rivington apartment, is a serves Texas BBQ meals in a fun environment with country-chic decor and communal seating.

Besides their signature barbecue options, House of ‘Que also offers tons of sandwich selections such as their Sloppy Texan, Smoky Baked Potato, pulled pork sandwich, brisket sandwich and much more. Stop in today to see what new items they have cooking!

Louie’s BBQ Pit, located at 5107 Palisade Ave, West New York which is about three miles from your Rivington apartment, is a compact, unadorned counter serve dishing out BBQ sandwiches, plates and family-style meals.

Louie’s BBQ Pit specializes in crafting mouth-watering meals and providing superb customer service. Order online for delivery or pickup! Some of their most popular items include their beef ribs with rice and beans, pulled pork sandwich with fries and brisket sandwich.

 

House of ‘Que

340 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken NJ 07030

(201) 706-8755

houseofque.com

 

Louie’s BBQ Pit

5107 Palisade Ave, West New York NJ 07093

(201) 974-8848

louiesbbqpitwestnewyork.com

The Best Seafood Restaurants Near Your Rivington Apartment

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Although in a bustling city like Hoboken we have the opportunity to eat fresh seafood any time of the year, there seems to be no better time to enjoy it than the summertime, when we can sit outside, watch the sun go down and eat some locally-caught seafood with our friends and family.

Near your Rivington apartment, there is certainly no shortage of seafood restaurants right around the corner. Read on to find out where you should have a mouthwatering dinner tonight!

Del Frisco’s Grille, located at 221 River St, Hoboken which is about a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, is a sophisticated chophouse chain serving steak, seafood, sandwiches and cocktails in a trendy space.

Overlooking the Manahattan skyline, Del Frisco’s Grille offers a modern, inviting, stylish and fun, environment. This eatery takes the classic bar and grill to new heights, drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients.

The Chart House, located at Lincoln Harbor Pier D-T, Weehawken which is about a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, is a high-end chain eatery serving seafood and steakhouse fare in a classy setting with view.

An unforgettable seafood restaurant, the Chart House thrills diners not only with its views and million-dollar remodel, but also its unique cuisine, like seafood specialties such as their mac nut mahi. Plus, since they are located right on the Hudson River and directly across from Manhattan, the Chart House offers gorgeous panoramic views of the glittering New York skyline – from the Empire State Building to Wall Street.

 

Del Frisco’s Grille

221 River St., Hoboken

(201) 653-0195

delfriscosgrille.com

 

 

The Chart House

Lincoln Harbor Pier D-T, Weehawken

(201) 348-6628

chart-house.com/locations/weehawken

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at These Irish Eateries Near Your Rivington Apartment

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With Saint Patrick’s Day almost here on Friday, March 17, Rivington residents who want to celebrate with some authentic Irish food rather than just some typical green beer have lots of options in their Hoboken neighborhood.

Throughout the area, there are tons of Irish restaurants that will make your taste buds feel like you’re in Ireland – even if you don’t have a drop of Irish blood in you.

Carpe Diem, located at 1405 Grand Street in Hoboken which is only three blocks from your Rivington apartment, is a convivial haunt featuring Irish pub grub and a large beer list, plus a fireplace and outdoor seating. Established in 2006, this Irish restaurant offers a more upscale take on traditional Irish dishes.

Try their gruyere and mushroom burger, which features a medley of sautéed mushrooms smothered in gruyere or the Claire’s Fave Burger, which has melted gorgonzola cheese and tumbleweed onions. This corner bar and restaurant also has dishes of other cuisines, such as their chicken stiry-fry and rigatoni alla vodka, if you’re visiting with someone not so keen on Irish food!

McSwiggan’s Pub, located at 110 1st Street in Hoboken which is about a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, is a classic Irish pub features burgers, brunch, sandwiches, entrees and all-you-can-eat specials.

A restaurant filled with deals every day of the week, they have $5 all-you-can-eat wings on Mondays starting at 9 p.m. as well as Miller Lite pitcher specials and live music. Check out their online calendar to see what else is happening at McSwiggan’s this week!

 

Carpe Diem

1405 Grand Street, Hoboken

(201) 792-0050

carpediemhoboken.com

 

McSwiggan’s Pub

110 1st Street, Hoboken

(201) 798-6700

mcswigganshoboken.com

Hudson Restaurant Week in Hoboken

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If you’re feeling a bit too tired to cook dinner tonight in your Rivington apartment, then you’re in luck – Hudson Restaurant Week, which features discounted rates for 40 participating restaurants in Hoboken and beyond, is running until Feb. 3.

In this promotion, visitors can order from a pre-fixe menu for a much cheaper rate than they would normally pay the restaurant. Check out what local restaurants will be participating in your Rivington neighborhood below!

The Turtle Club, located at 936 Park Avenue which is about five blocks from your Rivington apartment, is a classic American restaurant that is offering a $30 menu on every weekday night of Hudson Restaurant Week. Established in 1796, it is a historic Hoboken venue that is a must-visit.

Leo’s Grandevous, located at 200 Grand Street which is one mile from your Rivington apartment, is a mainstay from 1939 serving Italian classics and cocktails in an old-school setting with Sinatra tunes. For Hudson Restaurant Week, they will be offering a $38 pre fixe menu every night of the week. Leo’s Grandevous is not only the one of the oldest and best-known Italian restaurants in Hoboken, it is the best place to come to appreciate the classic style of the city.

Sushi Lounge, located at 200 Hudson Street which is a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, serves creative sushi and cooked Japanese fare in a clublike lounge where DJs and techno music add to the buzz. For Hudson Restaurant Week, they will be offering a $35 menu every night of the week. Whether for a lively evening out with the girls or an intimate dinner with that special someone, Sushi Lounge is the perfect destination for a good time.

 

Turtle Club

936 Park Avenue

(201) 710-5960

hobokenturtleclub.com

 

Leo’s Grandevous

200 Grand Street

(201) 659-9467

leosgrandevous.com

 

Sushi Lounge

200 Hudson Street

(201) 386-1117

sushilounge.com/hoboken

Check out one of these three most popular restaurants in N.J. located in Hoboken

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Foursquare recently published their annual list of the most popular restaurants in New Jersey and of no surprise to Rivington residents, three of the 16 named are right at home in Hoboken. The app ranked the restaurants based on likes and dislikes, check-ins, tip sentiment and more. Read on to discover what some of the most popular restaurants are in your neighborhood.

House of Que, located at 340 Sinatra Drive which is about a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, serves Texas BBQ meals with country-chic decor, cafeteria-style service and communal seating. Don’t miss out on their famous smoked wings available naked, mild or with chipotle BBQ or the HOQ chicken sandwich with a house rubbed grilled chicken breast and special seasoning on a brioche bun served with BBQ mayo, spring mix lettuce, tomato and pickled onion.

Honeygrow, located at 120 Washington Street which is five miles from your Rivington apartment, is a hip counter-serve spot for locally sourced salads, smoothies, stir-fries and fruit-honey desserts. Try out one of their seven signature stir-fry options, including the spicy garlic with freshly made egg white noodles, roasted FreeBird chicken, bell peppers, broccoli, red onions, pineapples and parsley.

Pilsener Haus and Biergarten, located at 1422 Grand Street which is less than a half a mile from your Rivington apartment, serves sausages, beer and other Austrian-Hungarian favorites at communal tables indoors and out. Try out their famous Bavarian soft pretzel, which is warm from the oven and comes with lipateur cheese and Haus-made grainy mustard.

 

House of Que

340 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken

(201) 706-8755

Houseofque.com

 

Honeygrow

120 Washington Street, Hoboken

(201) 533-8089

honeygrow.com
Pilsener Haus and Biergarten

1422 Grand St, Hoboken

(201) 683-5465

pilsenerhaus.com

Skip Chef-Duty by Getting Thanksgiving Dinner at these Hoboken Restaurants

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Your Rivington apartment may be stunning, but we get it – you don’t always have the time or will to cook, especially on busy Thanksgiving Day. If you want to skip the hassle this year, you certainly live in the right place – there are tons of places in Hoboken to get a Thanksgiving dinner right outside of your Rivington apartment.

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington Street, will be hosting their Thanksgiving dinner from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the big day. For $55 per person for a three-course, pre-fixe menu, you can choose from selections such as traditional oven roasted turkey with stuffing served with Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes and cranberry chutney as well as roasted prime rib with smashed marble potatoes, braised onions, horseradish aioli and au jus.

At The Brass Rail located at 135 Washington Street, guests can enjoy a three-course pre-fixe meal for $45 per person which includes coffee, tea or soda as well as entrees such as a roasted turkey dinner served with savory sausage bread pudding, Yukon gold mashed potatoes and baby carrots topped with a black pepper gravy as well as sweet potato and short rib ravioli with patty pan squash, pomegranate and house made chive marshmallow.

From 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., McLoone’s Pier House at 1300 Sinatra Drive will be serving their buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner for about $30 per adult and $13 per child 12 and under as well as $4 mimosas and Bloody Marys. Some of the dishes you can expect to find at this waterfront favorite are turkey and gravy, chicken with white wine sauce, eggplant lasagna and more.

Seafood for Summer in Hoboken

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Our waterfront city is nautical all year round, but there’s something about the summer that just gets us in the mood for seafood. Whether’s it’s waterfront dining with beautiful city views, or a greasy little food truck with the best fried seafood around, Hoboken has a few great summery options for sea food lovers.

Biggie’s Clam Bar: With multiple locations around New Jersey (and one in Tennessee!) Biggie’s Clam Bar is a local, casual favorite for some seafood. Just as much a destination for their social scene and outdoor dining, Biggie’s is the perfect atmosphere for a casual night of fried delights from the sea.

 

Luke’s Lobster: While most equate lobster to New England, in Hoboken it’s all about Luke. Luke’s has locations all around the country, but we love Hoboken’s with it’s rustic, chic vibe. You can also catch Luke’s on the go, with their food truck frequently seen around the city, tantalizing residents with their mouth watering lobster rolls.

Del Frisco’s Grille: Upscale and on the waterfront, Del Frisco’s is everything that you expect a good seafood restaurant to be. Famous in name for it’s Manhattan counterpart, this Hoboken seafood restaurant is a must for those looking for a date night with a side of shellfish.