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Lighthorse Tavern

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199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527 (Morris Street)
+1 201-946-2028
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10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 23:00
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I went out of our way to find this place again,well we were disappointed to say the least a really strange crew working and sitting at the bar. The bartender did not no how to pour a draft with out having to scrape off the head and pour it into two or three glasses.Must be something in... More 

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Thank kevin m
Chester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful restaurant in a great location to our hotel (hyatt jersey city). We went for lunch on our first day and loved it so much we returned the dinner. Great Service on both occasions and wonderful food.

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Thank hondacb750
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were visiting Jersey City and checked out this historic local place. The food was very good, there was a great variety on the menu for food and drinks. Desserts were yummy, the music was very fun and we enjoyed walking there from the waterfront through a lovely neighborhood.

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Thank Suzanne M
Jersey City, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the most well known restaurant in Jersey City When I first moved here everyone I met told me I had to eat here. I prefer going for brunch and the bar is very dramatic Overall a fun place to go. Make sure you have reservations

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Thank Laurie W
Clinton
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a customer here for dinner. Both of our meals were superb. Staff was helpful, and Ron, the owner, was very friendly and knowledgeable

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Thank Tom H
Hoboken, New Jersey
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357 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The renovation in this space is truly wonderful, with tall ceilings, a second story balcony and a great elegant bar. Have been many times with friends for lunch and dinner. Each time, the service was excellent and very considerate of any special requirements. I must share I just love the burger with a beer here. Yet they also have elegant... More 

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Thank StellaHobo
Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Simply the best restaurant downtown Jersy City, hands down. The food, excellent!, The cocktails, bar service, excellent. The wait people and staff, the best. The atmosphere, first class. A great place to bring family or meet friends, it has made me look good to business clients on many occasions. Check it out!

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Thank Patrick F
Heppenheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We arrived from Europe on New Year's Eve. We booked the table many weeks before and I was nicely surprised that I got a call to inform me that they will not offer their à-la-carte menu but a special three-course-New Year's Eve menu with life music and dance. We confirmed our booking for 17.00 hrs since we will be jet... More 

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Thank HeinBloed
Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great atmosphere, good food and friendly service. Great meeting place for old friends. Never heard a negative word about this resturant. Good well stocked bar

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Thank megtaylor10
Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Food menu varies and is a great eclectic place near home, seriously good and inexpensive burger and a great variety of drinks and cocktails. If you live close by is a must choice particularly for rainy days otherwise is a hassle to look for parking around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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

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Millburn, NJ
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?