Guidebook for Weehawken

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Guidebook for Weehawken

Food Scene
Thin Italian crust pizza that you can grab just a slice and sit in the bakery or sit down in the back for full service and to rest your feet!
Farinella Bakery Pizza
788 Lexington Ave
Thin Italian crust pizza that you can grab just a slice and sit in the bakery or sit down in the back for full service and to rest your feet!
Try the Dutch Baby! So many breakfast options... so little time! =p
Original Pancake House
1638 15 the Promenade
Try the Dutch Baby! So many breakfast options... so little time! =p
They bring in the mesquite wood from Texas to smoke the brisket. Ask for the brisket lean, jalapeno sage, smoked turkey ,fried okra, mac-n-cheese and you're in Texas Heaven!!! Hill Country honors the barbecue and live music capital of Texas and takes its “cue” from the legendary meat-markets-turned- barbecue-joints of Central Texas with their distinctive, dry-rub style. Their Mission is to share their passion for authentic food, music and hospitality inspired by the Hill Country of Texas.
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Hill Country
30 W 26th St
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They bring in the mesquite wood from Texas to smoke the brisket. Ask for the brisket lean, jalapeno sage, smoked turkey ,fried okra, mac-n-cheese and you're in Texas Heaven!!! Hill Country honors the barbecue and live music capital of Texas and takes its “cue” from the legendary meat-markets-turned- barbecue-joints of Central Texas with their distinctive, dry-rub style. Their Mission is to share their passion for authentic food, music and hospitality inspired by the Hill Country of Texas.
My all time favorite in the city! PRINT Restaurant is among one of the country’s leading restaurants dedicated to seasonal, sustainable cuisine.
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PRINT Restaurant
11th Avenue
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My all time favorite in the city! PRINT Restaurant is among one of the country’s leading restaurants dedicated to seasonal, sustainable cuisine.
One you can walk to or take a quick Uber 5 minutes away. Established in 1981, Family owned , the #1 restaurant in Union City. BYOB & Cash only.
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Casa di Napoli
703 32nd Street
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One you can walk to or take a quick Uber 5 minutes away. Established in 1981, Family owned , the #1 restaurant in Union City. BYOB & Cash only.
I'm sure the food is delicious, but the OUT OF THIS WORLD desserts!!! Great ambiance for a memorable experience. Fresh baked Ghiradelli Brownies, Signature Sundaes, Milk Shakes & More!
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Cafe Archetypus
266 Old River Road
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I'm sure the food is delicious, but the OUT OF THIS WORLD desserts!!! Great ambiance for a memorable experience. Fresh baked Ghiradelli Brownies, Signature Sundaes, Milk Shakes & More!
Great authentic Italian food and wood burning pizza/fresh pasta made daily!
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Porto By Antonio
8921 River Rd
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Great authentic Italian food and wood burning pizza/fresh pasta made daily!
*Best for nice weather conditions. Iconic scene and a hidden gem inside of Central Park. Nice for a quick drink on your way through or after a boat ride!
The Boathouse Outdoor Bar
*Best for nice weather conditions. Iconic scene and a hidden gem inside of Central Park. Nice for a quick drink on your way through or after a boat ride!
Great selection of Beer and true German fare with outdoor seating available
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Pilsener Haus & Biergarten
1422 Grand Street
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Great selection of Beer and true German fare with outdoor seating available
In 2018, New York Magazine named Dirt Candy "The Absolute Best Restaurant on the Lower East Side" and Wine Enthusiast named it one of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America. ~Vegetarian Food
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Dirt Candy
86 Allen St
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In 2018, New York Magazine named Dirt Candy "The Absolute Best Restaurant on the Lower East Side" and Wine Enthusiast named it one of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America. ~Vegetarian Food
Wonderful fish selection, traditional Greek cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Best to sit inside as smells of the city are unpleasant.
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Avra Madison Estiatorio
14 East 60th Street
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Wonderful fish selection, traditional Greek cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Best to sit inside as smells of the city are unpleasant.
Southern favorites for brunch... can you imagine cheddar chive biscuits...DELISH!
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Tipsy Parson
156 9th Avenue
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Southern favorites for brunch... can you imagine cheddar chive biscuits...DELISH!
One of the best culinary experiences in the city. Be prepared to spend the big bucks $$$$$ though! Great for a special occasion!
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The Modern
9 West 53rd Street
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One of the best culinary experiences in the city. Be prepared to spend the big bucks $$$$$ though! Great for a special occasion!
These are scattered throughout the city however the location at Madison Square Park is the best for warm weather! The only fast food we indulge in for a delish cheeseburger, fires and an Abita Root beer!
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Shake Shack
Madison Avenue
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These are scattered throughout the city however the location at Madison Square Park is the best for warm weather! The only fast food we indulge in for a delish cheeseburger, fires and an Abita Root beer!
Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s serene urban oasis sets an ambitious standard for modern Japanese cooking. The world-renowned chef showcases exhilarating interpretations of Japanese food in a breathtaking space architect Tadao Ando built as a respite from the non-stop chaos of New York City. The room’s extraordinary looks, which blend Japanese and American sensibilities with subtle futuristic details, are rivaled only by the mouthwatering menu, which melds ancient Eastern tradition with modern Western innovation.
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Morimoto
88 10th Avenue
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Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s serene urban oasis sets an ambitious standard for modern Japanese cooking. The world-renowned chef showcases exhilarating interpretations of Japanese food in a breathtaking space architect Tadao Ando built as a respite from the non-stop chaos of New York City. The room’s extraordinary looks, which blend Japanese and American sensibilities with subtle futuristic details, are rivaled only by the mouthwatering menu, which melds ancient Eastern tradition with modern Western innovation.
"Pie is good for breakfast" is their motto! But so much more for a great brunch place then walk it off on the Highline! Offers outdoor seating.
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Bubby's
73 Gansevoort Street
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"Pie is good for breakfast" is their motto! But so much more for a great brunch place then walk it off on the Highline! Offers outdoor seating.
Closed on Sundays a southern tradition. Try the original Chick-fil-A sandwich with waffle fries & 1/2 and 1/2 sweet tea. Super moist and delish!
Chick-fil-A
144 Fulton St
Closed on Sundays a southern tradition. Try the original Chick-fil-A sandwich with waffle fries & 1/2 and 1/2 sweet tea. Super moist and delish!
Clean sunny and inviting ambiance. The sushi was the best in the city and beyond fresh. Super busy and may require a reservation in advance. Great lunch specials.
Hatsuhana
17 E 48th St
Clean sunny and inviting ambiance. The sushi was the best in the city and beyond fresh. Super busy and may require a reservation in advance. Great lunch specials.
Great fresh baked cookies with a twist!
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Schmackary's
362 West 45th Street
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Great fresh baked cookies with a twist!
Mexican restaurant with authentic street side steak tacos. Fresh guacamole & 4 different types of salsa.
Cemitas Puebla Y Taqueria
520 24th St
Mexican restaurant with authentic street side steak tacos. Fresh guacamole & 4 different types of salsa.
Local spot to pick up or order delivery. Fairly priced and genuinely always trying to please your cravings!
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Five Stars Thai Cuisine-ToGo
324 29th Street
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Local spot to pick up or order delivery. Fairly priced and genuinely always trying to please your cravings!
Recommend by a friend that's been going for over 40 years. Owners are friendly and care about the ingredients they are serving to their guest. Everything we have had was delish and full-filling!
Salam
104 West 13th Street
Recommend by a friend that's been going for over 40 years. Owners are friendly and care about the ingredients they are serving to their guest. Everything we have had was delish and full-filling!
A small place with great owners and fresh food. Craving the truffle pizza with garlic olive oil now! Salad, lamb chops or pasta, you can't go wrong at this local pleasure!
3 Giovani
548 LaGuardia Pl
A small place with great owners and fresh food. Craving the truffle pizza with garlic olive oil now! Salad, lamb chops or pasta, you can't go wrong at this local pleasure!
Drinks & Nightlife
One of our favorite Speakeasy's! Try the Garden Paloma with a few appetizers...delish!
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Raines Law Room at the William
24 E 39th St
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One of our favorite Speakeasy's! Try the Garden Paloma with a few appetizers...delish!
Best Rooftop view of Midtown and looking over the Hudson River! Modern and Sophisticated scene, not to mention breathtaking!
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Kimpton Ink48 Hotel
653 11th Avenue
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Best Rooftop view of Midtown and looking over the Hudson River! Modern and Sophisticated scene, not to mention breathtaking!
Another great rooftop bar option.
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The Kimberly Hotel
145 East 50th Street
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Another great rooftop bar option.
Parks & Nature
For nice walks in the morning and evenings
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Weehawken & Union City Reservoir Park
2100-2198 Palisade Ave
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For nice walks in the morning and evenings
Great place to people watch and take in the sights of the Iconic NYC skyline!!!
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Hamilton Park
773 Boulevard East
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Great place to people watch and take in the sights of the Iconic NYC skyline!!!
It's a breath of fresh air in the middle of Gotham.
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Central Park
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It's a breath of fresh air in the middle of Gotham.
It's a nice way to walk off a meal, relax and people watch, get out of the city while your in the city or take a walk safely.
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High Line
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It's a nice way to walk off a meal, relax and people watch, get out of the city while your in the city or take a walk safely.
Iconic NYC views and where Lady Liberty lives!
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Statue de la Liberté
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Iconic NYC views and where Lady Liberty lives!
Shopping
A transit hub, shopping mall and stunning architecture!
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The Oculus
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A transit hub, shopping mall and stunning architecture!
For the finer things in life and the best window displays in the city!!! Have a bite to eat in the restaurant on the 7th floor or the Cafe in the basement.
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Bergdorf Goodman
754 5th Ave
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For the finer things in life and the best window displays in the city!!! Have a bite to eat in the restaurant on the 7th floor or the Cafe in the basement.
For any basics you could have forgotten, if you get caught in the rain and need an umbrella or raincoat that's close to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. They have great travel pillows too!
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MUJI Times Square Store
620 8th Avenue
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For any basics you could have forgotten, if you get caught in the rain and need an umbrella or raincoat that's close to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. They have great travel pillows too!
Great basics try the Heat Tech Thermal options they have them in tights, leggings, crew necks, turtlenecks, gloves and hats!!
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UNIQLO
666 5th Avenue
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Great basics try the Heat Tech Thermal options they have them in tights, leggings, crew necks, turtlenecks, gloves and hats!!
Launched in 2005, No.6 began as an under-the-radar shop in the Little Italy/Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan, carrying curated vintage and European designers. Since its advent, No.6 has garnered a cult following for their handmade shoes and aspirational yet accessible ready to wear collection.
No.6
8 Centre Market Pl
Launched in 2005, No.6 began as an under-the-radar shop in the Little Italy/Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan, carrying curated vintage and European designers. Since its advent, No.6 has garnered a cult following for their handmade shoes and aspirational yet accessible ready to wear collection.
So many shops and great food spots in the former Nabisco factory. No mobile phone service once your on the inside. Walk around, shop and eat in an artisanal space.
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Chelsea Market
75 9th Ave
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So many shops and great food spots in the former Nabisco factory. No mobile phone service once your on the inside. Walk around, shop and eat in an artisanal space.
A HUGE place for the fashion band bargain shopper in you.
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Century 21
1972 Broadway
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A HUGE place for the fashion band bargain shopper in you.
Great for inexpensive finds. They have everything from necessities you may have forgotten to souvenirs.
jacks. - W 40th St
223 W 40th St
Great for inexpensive finds. They have everything from necessities you may have forgotten to souvenirs.
Essentials
Walkable if your fit! Would need a car or take an Uber as the return is ALL up hill and about a 25 minuet walk! Fair pricing, great selection and a California staple. If you have a car, the parking garage is underneath which allows FREE parking! However, you will need to have your parking ticket validated at the cashier during time of checkout!
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Trader Joe's
1350 Willow Ave
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Walkable if your fit! Would need a car or take an Uber as the return is ALL up hill and about a 25 minuet walk! Fair pricing, great selection and a California staple. If you have a car, the parking garage is underneath which allows FREE parking! However, you will need to have your parking ticket validated at the cashier during time of checkout!
Only a 5 minute walk and open from 7am to 11:45pm. Basic essentials and a super friendly staff!
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Moe's Deli And Grocery
2500 Palisade Avenue
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Only a 5 minute walk and open from 7am to 11:45pm. Basic essentials and a super friendly staff!
One of the top rated hospitals in NJ
Hackensack University Medical Center Emergency Room
30 Prospect Ave
One of the top rated hospitals in NJ
In the event that you have forgotten any essentials. Target will have more than you need... groceries, pharmacy, beauty and clothing.
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Target
100 14th Street
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In the event that you have forgotten any essentials. Target will have more than you need... groceries, pharmacy, beauty and clothing.
Nearby for food staples and necessities.
Lidl
4100 Park Avenue
Nearby for food staples and necessities.
Entertainment & Activities
Home of the Giant's & the Jets. Several major music concerts are all held here!
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MetLife Stadium Drive
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Home of the Giant's & the Jets. Several major music concerts are all held here!
Everyone loves a good concert & sporting event!
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The Grill Room an MSG Restaurant
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
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Everyone loves a good concert & sporting event!
Events always ongoing, easier if you take the jitney bus and get off a Dyer street and 40th. The walk is only 7 minutes from there. Take the Lincoln Harbor Ferry and the Chelsea free shuttle bus straight to the Javits center.
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Jacob Javitsz Center
655 W. 34th St
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Events always ongoing, easier if you take the jitney bus and get off a Dyer street and 40th. The walk is only 7 minutes from there. Take the Lincoln Harbor Ferry and the Chelsea free shuttle bus straight to the Javits center.
Getting Around
*Must download NY Waterway App for tickets! *Lincoln Harbor runs on a limited schedule. *Ferry ticket also includes free bus shuttles in Manhattan. Great option to ride to the city as the dock is downhill. If you're up for a hike, uphill, take the ferry home. Check website for pricing and options of arrival locations in Manhattan.
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Lincoln Harbor
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*Must download NY Waterway App for tickets! *Lincoln Harbor runs on a limited schedule. *Ferry ticket also includes free bus shuttles in Manhattan. Great option to ride to the city as the dock is downhill. If you're up for a hike, uphill, take the ferry home. Check website for pricing and options of arrival locations in Manhattan.
This is the best transportation into Manhattan. You can pay cash inbound and have the option to take the NJ Transit bus 123 into the city at Highpoint Avenue or walk to 30th street to take any NYC bound NJ Transit or the jitney bus along S Marginal Highway. Once you arrive at Port Authority, we recommend purchasing a 10 pack of NJ bus tickets in advance as NJ Transit does not accept cash on the way back to NJ. ***Purchase ROUTE 123 ZONE 2 and get back off at Highpoint Avenue. *Please refer to NJ Transit App for bus schedules.
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Port Authority Bus Terminal
41st Street
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This is the best transportation into Manhattan. You can pay cash inbound and have the option to take the NJ Transit bus 123 into the city at Highpoint Avenue or walk to 30th street to take any NYC bound NJ Transit or the jitney bus along S Marginal Highway. Once you arrive at Port Authority, we recommend purchasing a 10 pack of NJ bus tickets in advance as NJ Transit does not accept cash on the way back to NJ. ***Purchase ROUTE 123 ZONE 2 and get back off at Highpoint Avenue. *Please refer to NJ Transit App for bus schedules.