The 12 New Jersey Restaurants You Should Add To Your 2019 Dining Bucket List

New Jersey is home to hundreds, if not thousands, of incredible restaurants. From casual to upscale, there’s a perfect spot for everyone. Over the years, I’ve covered hidden gems, local icons, and everything in between. Each eatery has a special place in my heart and I highly recommend all of the spots I’ve highlighted in the past. You can discover a few by clicking here (our 2018 picks), here (the most beautiful restaurants in New Jersey), and here (local favorites). Of course, I’m all about bringing you delicious new dining spots to enjoy, so here are a few greats that you may not know about yet. They’re listed below in no particular order.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you been to any of these restaurants? What’s your favorite eatery in New Jersey? Share with me in the comments – I always love to discover good food, and I’m particularly interested in unique spots. Happy dining!