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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“meatloaf” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to get out of the torrential rain and ended up having drinks and bar snacks which were great. Another side street bar that seems to thrive of local trade but well worth a visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 28SAC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Varied menu, well-prepared food, varied dietary options. Full bar. A relaxing historic spot to meet friends.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marilynska
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Just moved to area and discovered this on a Sunday night, when many restaurants are closed. Charming decor, with piano player on Sundays’. Our luck. Pretty crowded with cool vibes. Food was very good. Only downside was our male waiter, who seemed visibly annoyed when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had a really amazing meal here this week although just a couple of non food related gripes. We were sat upstairs on the balcony with no downlight above, only a small oil lamp at the table. The server kept chasing us to order but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GoldyKent
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Had great food and drinks while watching football games with the doors all open because it was a beautiful day We both had the chicken sandwich which was delicious and then it was happy hour. Fun place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carla321
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent Saturday night fall dinner in Jersey City. Extensive wine, beer and cocktail selection. Good bread, oyster and shrimp appetizers. Delicious rib eye with Brussels sprouts and thick juicy pork chop. Homemade ice cream with a glass of port was a great finish. Fair price...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mikef2089
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the cozy and pleasant atmosphere and the food and beer was absolutely perfect. Enjoyed a Schneider-Weiss on draft, tasty fish and chips, and the chocolate ganache dessert.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank krissullivan
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Excellent service. Food is fresh and amazing. Atmosphere is divine and a very attractive restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Naveen T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Had great night here allegedly yep it was that good don't remember leaving well it was Christmas eve! Great fun great people

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank alcollick
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We ate at a place,my wife found, that was walking distance from our Hyatt Hotel in NJ. The food, drinks and entertainment were wonderful and we went there several times while visiting her family in New York City and in New Jersey. I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JosephJ1
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Edward B
29 March 2017|
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Response from HeinBloed | Reviewed this property |
Not really. No parking yard of its own. Residential area.
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Robert Y
31 January 2015|
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Response from FrancCAR | Reviewed this property |
I was there for brunch, don't recall wine list or not. If they position self as a wine bar, then absolutely should ... could use that incredible bar as a showpiece for their featured bottles!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
    (Morris Street)
  • Public Transportation: Light Horse Tavern is conveniently situated next to several public transit stops. The Essex Street stop on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail is two blocks from the restaurant. The Exchange Place Path station is a 10 minute walk. The Paulus Hook Ferry terminal is a 10 minute walk. The Grove Street Path station is a 15-20 minute walk.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-946-2028
  • E-mail
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