15 Irresistible Restaurants That Define New Jersey

New Jersey is a foodie haven. Numerous national magazines have sung our state’s culinary praises and it’s not hard to see why. We’ve got a diverse mix of excellent eateries ranging from casual to upscale, and cuisines from all over the world. Below, you’ll find 15 restaurants that define our state in some way, and all are worth a visit. They’re listed 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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What other restaurants do you think “define” New Jersey dining? Let me know in the comments. For more mouthwatering New Jersey restaurants, check out these waterfront eateries.