Newark Restaurants

Je's Restaurant in Newark

Je’s Restaurant in Newark

Newark Restaurants

Art Kitchen
DESCRIPTION: Considered one of the top 75 art house cafes in greater New York City for inexpensive breakfast and lunch
CUISINE: American fare includes Southern cupcake classics such as Red Velvet
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 8a-7p; Sat 8a-5p
CREDIT CARDS: okay
ADDRESS: 61 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Washington Park Station
PHONE: 973-732-1278
WEBSITE: none

Blue Mirror Bar & Grill
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 2008, it specializes in live Jazz featuring local artists; they conduct a lot of fundraisers for city council members and the board of education
CUISINE: combination of Soul Food-Mexican and Italian-American foods; specialties include oxtails and crab cakes
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Wed 11a–10a; Thu 11a–12a; Fri 24 hours; Sat 12–2:30a, 5a–2:30a
ADDRESS: 257 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: none nearby
PHONE: 973-732-7979
WEBSITE: http://bluemirrorrestaurant.com

Brick City Bar & Grill
DESCRIPTION: Those seeking to barhop in Newark while not recreating the experience of pub crawling in New York city will not be left wanting for a good time
CUISINE: Light fare
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Wed, Sun 10:30a–12a, Thu-Sat 10:30a–1a
ADDRESS: 35 Edison Place, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 973-596-0004
WEBSITE: http://brickcitybarandgrill.com

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
DESCRIPTION: In Newark, Dinosaur BBQ founder John Stage made a friend of vegetarian Mayor Corey Booker when he catered an event for him; located next to Prudential Center
CUISINE: Barbecue
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 11:30a-11p; Fri-Sat 11:30a.m-Midnight; Sun 11:30a-10p; Reservations recommended on Prudential Center event nights
ADDRESS: 224 Market Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 862-214-6100
WEBSITE: http://dinobbq.com

Je’s Restaurant
DESCRIPTION: A local dining legend
CUISINE: Soul Food; many consider Je’s to have Newark’s best Soul Food
CREDIT CARDS: Okay
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 8a-7:30p, Sun 9a-7:30p
ADDRESS: 260 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 973-623-8848
WEBSITE: http://jesrestaurant.com

John’s Place
DESCRIPTION: Restaurant; John left General Motors in 1966 to worked at his mother’s restaurant before opening his own place; today he boasts a mix of Trinidadian and Soul Food flavor; many customers are “lifers” from nearby Newark International Airport; seats 100 people
CUISINE: Caribbean-Soul Food; specialties include oxtails, baked chicken, chicken fried steaks, and grilled pork chops.
CREDIT CARDS: Okay
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Thu 12-10p, Fri-Sun 8-10p
ADDRESS: 24 Wright Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: none
PHONE: 973-824-9233
WEBSITE: none

Loft 47
DESCRIPTION: Nightclub; 7 years in business, 1 year at this location, its a grown and sexy with live bands near the Prudential Center; owner is Tammi Brown is considered a platinum level example of BCDC uplifting minority businesses
CREDIT CARDS: Okay
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Thu 11:30a-12a, Fri 11:30a-1a
ADDRESS: 47 Edison Place, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 973-642-840
WEBSITE: http://loft47bistro.com

The Coffee Cave
DESCRIPTION: Coffeehouse with WiFi
CREDIT CARDS: Okay
DAYS & HOURS: Mon, Thu 10:30a-7p, Tue-Wed 10:30a-10p, Fri-Sat Noon-6p, Fri-Sat 10p-2:30a
ADDRESS: 45 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Washington Park Station
PHONE: 973-368-4654
WEBSITE: http://cavevibes.com

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