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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:30All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Following Kelly and Amanda's direction....since they were driving and directing......we moved from drinks and snacks to dinner at The Lighthorse Tavern. First of all, service was excellent. Our server, Fernando, took care of all our requests, most efficiently and quickly. The food was delicious. From...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a good atmosphere and I would go there for drinks but would not go back for food. The food was definitely average and over priced. I asked for an entree as an appetizer and was charged the full amount. When I queried...More

Thank alicairns2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique and outstanding restaurant and bar. Probably been here 100 times for business, pleasure and just for the food.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had French Onion Soup, which was wonderful! Other guests in our party had the salmon & asparagus and the seafood sampler. Both were presented well & looked amazing.

Thank nluscombe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the appetizers. The garlic shrimp was outstanding. Easy walking distance from the waterfront hotels. For a Sunday night, the place was bustling and there were a lot of people walking around the neighborhood.

Thank WendyWoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is great here. Love the shrimp scampi. My friend and I will ask fro extra bread and scrape the sauce till the plate is clean!!

Thank Charing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place.. all the food is awesome.. the pastas we're really fresh. The muscles were amazing. Tip: order the muscles without sausage.. so much more tastier!

Thank Danny F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is beautiful with excellent food and service. Good choices of drinks with a full bar and bar tenders who are friendly and helpful. Bathrooms are clean and well kept.

Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautifully renovated building. There is also outdoor seating. Our food was very good and the service was also good. As we were leaving there was a cello player setting up with a piano player inside. The neighborhood is always bustling.

Thank Noraneal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked out this restaurant for the first time with their participating with Hudson Restaurant Week! Dined on a Sunday evening and given a choice of dining indoors or outdoors. Enjoyed live (jazz) music of a keyboardist and upright bass that added to the whole dining...More

Thank Jay V
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Edward B
30 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
1 February 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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