Satis looks like a converted loft you might find in Brooklyn Heights, but the high-ceilinged, brick-walled bistro is on a quiet street in Paulus Hook. You don’t need to eat here and spend $18 on a small portion of bland cacio e pepe, but keep the attractive space in mind for a glass of wine on a weekend afternoon or during Happy Hour, which is offered everyday from 4-6pm in the bar room next door.
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Andrea Salumeria is an Italian deli in Jersey City that serves some of the best subs anywhere around NYC.
Korai Kitchen is a Bangladeshi spot in Jersey City with a delicious, $20 buffet that changes daily.
The menu at Broa changes often, but we’ve never had a bad dish at this Portuguese BYO spot in Jersey City.
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Taboon is one of the best restaurants in Hell's Kitchen, especially if you get down on Middle Eastern food. But also even if you don't.
Ruffian is a tiny East Village bar with a huge natural wine list and a short menu of really good Mediterranean food.
Jack's Wife Freda
A good spot for your weekend brunch rotation, but don't rely on it for dinner. Jack's Wife Freda does not get better when the sun goes down.
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Razza is a wood-fired pizza spot in Jersey City that’s well worth a trip from New York. Or from anywhere else.
Bread And Salt
Bread And Salt is a BYOB pizza spot in Jersey City that serves some of our favorite slices around NYC.
Kitchen Step is an upscale American restaurant in Jersey City that serves a great burger.
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