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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (39 reviews)
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank siennalee1800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Great ambiance of an upscale pub. Food was delicious. Fish and chips where great. My husband said it was the best steak he has had in ages. As the sun was going down there was a musician playing guitar and singing. Would...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great food, gorgeous interior and the best damn Bloody Mary I have ever had. The bartender takes his job very seriously and we watched him measure out his ingredients so carefully and the consistency of his drinks was impressive. Awesome lobster roll and in a...More

Thank Stephenie A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Went there for brunch on July 22nd. From the host to the person that brought us water and silverware the attitude was between indifference and annoyance. The end result was that after 30 minutes of various staff walking past us and ignoring us we left....More

1  Thank shatiras
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We enjoyed a family meal together after a long flight from the UK. Good menu choice, good food and a relaxed atmosphere in the outdoor dining area.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I hosted an afternoon ladies luncheon here and had a lovely time. The service and food were good. The room is beautiful. The neighborhood - right across the street from a small park with the Colgate Tower- was fun.

Thank shakiracsyed
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I love the Lighthorse. The room is great - tall ceilings, a great bar, nice views of the neighborhood. Upstairs there is a nice dining area also that looks out over the main room. I used to live nearby for several years and this was...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It's one of those "must go back to" places. Chill and dine outside during summer weather and cozy up to the fireplace inside during winter. Has a cool mezzanine dining area. Plus a nice long bar downstairs where you can watch sport, drink, eat, read...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Booked reservations here on a Friday with colleagues. Service was very good. I liked that they had a drink menu and a number of good scotches. I tried the grouper dish and I cleaned my plate, fish was perfectly cooked. I would certainly visit again...More

Thank RichardGilliland83
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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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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