Downtown Jersey City Restaurants

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In a metropolitan area, you’ll find plenty of diverse food options and things to do. It should come as no surprise, then, that the downtown Jersey City restaurants do not disappoint with their variety of cuisines. At Metro Honda, we know the best restaurants in our city are fit for any occasion; whether you’re looking for a place for a romantic evening, a quick bite, a late night food run, or a family dining. Allow our dealership to guide you to our favorite downtown restaurants in Jersey City, NJ!

Second Street Bakery

Interested in an authentic, local-favorite food joint? We highly recommend stopping by Second Street Bakery, a cash-only establishment that has served the locals of Jersey City for almost 100 years, welcoming firefighters, police officers, and any other hungry visitors who want to eat some great food! Chow down on authentic Italian sub sandwiches that give you a glimpse of Italy in New Jersey. Don’t forget about cinnamon dessert variety for when you’re looking for a sweet snack!

Brownstone Diner & Pancake Factory

After making an appearance on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, America knows of this local favorite restaurant near Bayonne, Brownstone Diner & Pancake Factory. If breakfast is your favorite meal, this is the place to go. They are known for their pancake wraps, but be sure to check out their other 27 flavors of pancakes on the menu. This restaurant prides itself on only serving high-quality food. It’s no wonder why they have lines outside every weekend! At Brownstone’s, enjoy a welcoming setting and a fulfilling meal that is worth every bite.

Wonder Bagel

The name makes it sound like a traditional bagel shop, right? Well, the bagels served at Wonder Bagel are far from traditional! From unique bagel flavors to yummy cream cheese spreads, this place is sure to make you wonder why you’ve never stopped here while visiting Downtown Jersey City. At Wonder Bagel, they use Taylor Ham, which isn’t found at just any local restaurant near Newark. Don’t feel like an outsider when you go visit for your first time – the long lines on the weekends are full of regulars and first-timers. Bagels are served fresh daily, but the staff here is ready to prepare them for a party for you. Order your party package online today!


No one does bratwurst and hotdogs like Würstbar does! Würstbar near Hoboken is the food joint that brings the taste of Germany to the Downtown Jersey City area. Whether you’re looking for a traditional dog, street-style dog, or duck sausage, you’re sure to find something you like among the 19 different types of sausages and hotdogs they serve. Not only can you enjoy a great brat or dog, buy you can also try out one of the 70 beers or 38 ciders.


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Explore Jersey City with Metro Honda!

Now that you’ve learned about our favorite places to eat, we hope this helps when you’re on your search for the perfect bite. Still not sure where to go? Metro Honda is here to help! You can even learn more about the history of Jersey City, as well as more hotspots like local theaters. Feel free to contact us with any questions!


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