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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lighthorse is one of my favorite upscale casual joints in Jersey City. Food is always stellar - the meatloaf is way better than moms! Service is top notch and environment is great to catch up with friends or go on a date. They’ve installed acoustic...More

Thank lmbjre8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great Location, great Service, Great atmosphere, great Food, Great live music Everything was perfect!

Thank Richard_031630
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Greeted by one of the owners, menu was interesting and varied. Food was well cooked and nicely presented. Raw bar was new to us. And we tried the lobster tail and also the calamari . delicious. Very friendly staff. Sorry we couldn't return.

Thank The_Buchans
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My favorite downtown Jersey City restaurant. The food is always amazing as is the service. Their daily specials nearly always sell out. Weather permitting you can dine casually outside. Go early and have a drink at the bar. This vibe in this place is amazing....More

Thank Dafnia819
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The space is very cool with high ceilings, outdoor seating and very consistently good food. I don't think I have ever had a less than good meal there. They also do a great brunch.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Came here with a group after work recently. Good selection of local beer. Food and service was very good. Atmosphere was loud, there was a guy playing guitar and singing

Thank Shakespeare_fan
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had been here before awhile ago and had enjoyed the skirt steak. Last night we started with the grilled shrimp, I had the fish and chips. He had the grilled branzino. We both enjoyed our meals. I would recommend reservations as...More

Thank Drea260
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Went over the weekend with friends and family- about six of us all over the area came there to meet for dinner. Before making the reservation we called and asked if they can accommodate two of the guests with food allergies- they said yes. We...More

1  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Very friendly people who made us feel very welcome. We just went i for a drink and my daughter was singing along to some of the songs ten other joined in.it was good fun

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This place is perfect for a business lunch or friends / family dinner. A dont miss in Jersey City resturaunts. Bill, the owner, is fantastic.

Thank JeffreyPMarsh
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Response from HeinBloed | Reviewed this property |
Not really. No parking yard of its own. Residential area.
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1 February 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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