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Bistro La Source

85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
+1 201-209-1717
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (26 reviews)
“coq au vin” (4 reviews)
“cassoulet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
French, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant feels like Normandy/France. Friendly service, excellent cooking, quiet atmosphere - a great place to return to often.

Thank BearZee
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The place we were heading for in Liberty park was closed and after a detour we walked past bistro la source and decided on a late lunch with our daughter and 8 day old grandchild. We sat outside and were made very welcome. Had awesome...More

Thank ChrisMB37
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for the Fourth of July and had a wonderful view of the fireworks (obviously we were sitting outside) and great cocktails. Only tried the octopus & chorizo appetizer and was a bit disappointed there wasn't more octopus. Drinks were a good price tho...More

Thank JazzSooner
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Also very good and accommodating service. Loved the filet mignon and the steak; great meat. Went twice for dinner and will keep the place in mind if I come back to Jersey City.

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have dined here 3 times since 2015, and each time the food has been consistently excellent and the service very good. This is a very well managed establishment where there is a varied menu that gets updated from time to time. From time honored...More

1  Thank Steven P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Little French restaurant in the residential area of Jersey City. Friendly service, reasonable prices, some original dishes.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Surprisingly good and very inexpensive. Came here on Sunday of Memorial day weekend. At 6:30 it was rather quiet but by 8:00 pm it was hopping. Giant bowl of mussels to split for $12 - delicious. Filet Mignon - $26, Coq au vin - $19??...More

1  Thank SunNFunNJ
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The food was ok... until I tasted my second goat cheese and spinach crepe. The cheese was sour. Had others in my party taste and we all agreed that the cheese had gone bad. This was after we had already paid, we were in a...More

Thank annette v
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had stopped by a few times but it was too crowded. I had tuna tartare and Italian pork, my wife has escargot and coq au vin- all were excellent. We were there around 5 pm on a week day. The bar was full but...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The mussels in this place are top-notch. So I'm told. I still don't eat them out after reading Kitchen Confidential.

Thank shanadevil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Essex Street light rail Exchange Place PATH train
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-209-1717
  • E-mail
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