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ME Casa

€€ - €€€Latin, , Caribbean
356 Varick St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3424
+1 201-706-2242
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (8 reviews)
“beef stew” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
356 Varick St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3424
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We stopped by to get some food to go, seeing that the Yelp reviews were very positive. Disappointed did not even cover it. The tostones were solid, and I mean like rocks, cold and not edible. The rice was salty and dry, could have easily...More

Thank alice0k
Reviewed 25 September 2017

There was tasty food, great offered menu selections, nice music playing, and friendly staff-plus a kind owner, too! Definitely enjoy going there as much as we can.

Thank 250ka1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's a small place but with excellent Puerto Rican food and great service. Portion size is good and is value for money. Highly recommend it.

Thank Rkarakoti
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We dropped in at lunch time and the welcome was so warm and friendly. The food was great, good size servings but the service, though very friendly, was very slow and unsatisfactory.

Thank Gloria Jean R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If want some delicious Puerto Rican food in a casual setting, ME Casa is your spot. Went as a party of 3 on a recent Sunday evening and not one bite was disappointing. Attentive, nice service in a cozy subterranean space. Every dish we ordered...More

Thank cmactravels
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Found this place in an ad and I bought one for two people. The place is a whole-in-the-wall but boy it is clean with nice ambience and the food is authentically Puerto Rican! Loved and I will definitely try it again!

Thank Lester M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant didn't disappoint. Went for late lunch on a Saturday afternoon and really enjoyed ourselves. We ate mini monfongos, accapudias, rice and beans with fish. It was all good. The owner came our and greeted us. The son was the waiter. Very nice small...More

Thank Neysa C
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

i heard a lot of good things about this place and coming from a pr neighborhood from brooklyn, i expected a lot. well, i was quite pleased with the food. had the pernil and a side of tostones. it brought me back to my old...More

Thank rz1519
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I heard good things of this restaurant but when we sat down to eat there on Sunday I thought we were never going to leave. It was almost an hour before we saw an appetizer and another hour before we saw our dinner. No refills...More

Thank Raymond A
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Came in for dinner on a Thursday night at around 8 and had a much better experience with the food this time around. We had a Groupon deal, which included an appetizer, two entrees, and two soft drinks. To start, we ordered the Papas Rellena...More

Thank Melanie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Varick St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3424
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-706-2242
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Description
So good! I live across the street from this place and was hungry so I decided to check it out with my boyfriend. The place that was there before was not good at all. It is a new restaurant with new owners. Boy was I pleasantly surprised. The appetizers Empanadas and trio of Monfongos are freaking to die for. I am not of Puerto Rican decent but I have seen the light of what I have been missing. The Entrees were equally as tasty, my boyfriend had the pork and I had the chicken with Aji Verde sauce. So yummy , the owner calls this his money sauce, which could not be any further from the truth. I know online their menu was like family style but that is a typo they serve single entrees. I was a chef for over ten years before I got into food sales. I know my food! This place is a diamond in the rough excellent.
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