The Weekender: Movies on the Pier, plus new places to eat in JC

by newjerseyshores | Sep 1, 2023

 

The Table JC cocktailsThe unofficial end of summer has arrived. While there aren’t a lot of events happening in the city this weekend, we’ve rounded up some new spots worth checking out. From The Table in West Side to Ko Cafe in Bergen-Lafayette, here’s a quick list of places to eat, drink, and chill during this long holiday weekend.

Recent Openings:

What: The Table JC
Where: 400 Claremont at 3 Acres
The team behind Latham House is back with a new restaurant located inside 3 Acres. The Table serves killer cocktails (try the Big in Japan) and a wide range of classic American dishes alongside some Latham House favorites like their Asian Chicken Salad.

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What: Jane Doe
Where: 333 Newark Avenue
If you’re a fan of Orale or Dullboy, you’ll want to check out Jane Doe. The new restaurant is serving up Italian-Asian fusion alongside a menu of signature cocktails.

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What: Maddy Rose
Where: 76 Audrey Zapp Drive
Located inside the Liberty House at Liberty State Park, Maddy Rose is a new Mediterranean restaurant with food that’s as impressive as the New York City views.

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What: Ko Cafe
Where: 722 Grand
Ko is one of Jersey City’s newest and chillest cafes. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee with treats like cookies, apple turnovers, or samosas.

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What: Alessio’s Cafe
Where: 99 Franklin
This Hoboken eatery has expanded to the Heights offering a mix of Italian coffee, sandwiches, pizza, and treats.

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What: Bettie’s
Where: 579 West Side Avenue
Enjoy Haitian, Latin, and Caribbean eats at Bettie’s. The new BYOB features Haitian-style macaroni gratinée, plantain cups, as well as vegan and pescatarian options

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Friday Events

What: Movies on the Pier by Exchange Place Alliance
When: Friday, September 1 at sunset
Where: J. Owen Grundy Park
The Exchange Place Alliance is hosting its last night of Movies on the Pier. This Friday you’ll be able to catch a free screening of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The movie starts at sunset (around 7:30pm). Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Sunday Events

What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, September 3
Where: 364 Grove Street
Every Sunday night, Dullboy will be screening a movie in its patio. The movie will begin at 8pm. Make sure to give them a follow on Instagram to find out what movie they’ll show.

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