menu search

You Haven’t Lived Until You Try These 20 Mouthwatering Restaurants In New Jersey

Saveur, the nation’s premier dining magazine, recently named New Jersey as the best state for foodies. They love New Jersey so much that they’re devoting an entire month of coverage to the Garden State and have called us the “unsung hero of American eating.” I couldn’t agree more. We’ve got some serious dining diversity and a solid mix of truly unique restaurants. Here are 20 that you absolutely have to check out, in no particular order.

From casual fare to upscale dining this list offers quite the selection, and it’s just the start. We’re the best state to grab a great meal, after all. For more incredible options, check out my delectable Jersey dining bucket list. What’s your favorite New Jersey restaurant?

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.