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These 18 Restaurants In New Jersey Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good

New Jersey has hundreds of beautiful restaurants worth dining in, expertly designed and decorated to draw guests in. A fancy exterior isn’t everything, though. Our state also has a multitude of places that don’t look like much, but have incredible food. The following restaurants serve as a reminder not to judge a book by its cover:

Please note that this isn’t a ranking, each restaurant is unique and wonderful. The list features North Jersey restaurants first and South Jersey restaurants after, with Central Jersey spots mixed in. What other underrated spots would you add to this list?

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.