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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank mikef2089
Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank krissullivan
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Naveen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank alcollick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank JosephJ1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just travelled around Jersey City with my 92 year old dad where he showed us where he lived and went to school as a kid. Wanted to find a good lunch spot and this site helped us pick this place. Great place with...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best lobster we eaten in nyc! Fantastic service !!! 10/10!!!! Great location in wood we really like it

Thank fabandste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and friendly service, quite dark ambiance, I need more light. We order Duck, pork ribs and fish and chips, the duck was outstanding. We order mussels as appetizer to share, and was impossible to eat, to much sand, yes sand, need a carefully review...More

Thank Andre O
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We had the fish and chips, it was good, with some local ales again good. Nice friendly service, and atmosphere.

1  Thank siennalee1800
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable lunch especially with two children under three. The waitress was very helpful and accommodating for seating the the children. Service was excellent and the tavern had a nice casual ambiance. We had a large booth which worked out perfect for the children. Most of...More

Thank sealover12
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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|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
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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