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ME Casa

$$ - $$$
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
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356 Varick St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3424
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New Jersey
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 intimate place with great music playing. The next day my BF got us take out... More 

Thank Neysa C
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 neighborhood- the taste, aroma, the music--everything! the food was materfully prepared (see pictures attached), yes... More 

Thank rz1519
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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 were offered on our soft drinks and our waiter never owned up to the fact... More 

Thank Raymond A
New York City, New York
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516 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
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 (fried mashed potato balls filled with beef picadillo). I loved these! They tasted like rice... More 

Thank Melanie T
Chicago, Illinois
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204 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I really enjoyed the food. Very flavorful and tasty. And really inexpensive. If you are looking for something a little different, this is a good stop!

Thank djh5723
Wood Ridge, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place is too expensive for ordinary Puerto Rican food. Small portions and the food is adequate for the expensive price. I paid a total of $80 for two people. The $11 shrimp ceviche had two very tiny shrimp. Too funny, I thought they forget the order until I was told that's it :-).

Thank godwincruz01
New York City, New York
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516 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our party of 4 came into Me Casa for lunch on a Saturday at around 12:30. There were only two other tables dining. The place is small both on the inside and the outside. From the outside, it doesn't look like it's a restaurant, so it's easy to miss. To start, we had their empanada platter, which comes with your... More 

Thank Melanie T
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We've been to Me Casa for family gatherings as well as with friends. Authentic delicious food with very nice presentation. BYOB is always a plus and the service is great.

Thank Naomi C
Lewisville, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

have been here for family meals and have enjoyed every meal we have had here. Excellent service and excellent food.

Thank 1701Sidd
New York City, New York
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262 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 922 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

First of all I would not classify this as a restaurant. When you see a floor cleaning mop and bucket and a bunch of brown boxes of plastic spoons in front of your dining table, that's not a restaurant for me. Service is slow. Really really slow. We were 2 and we ordered 1 started and 2 entrees. How difficult... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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: 201-706-2242
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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