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La Isla

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Caribbean, Cuban
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104 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-8197
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 100
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

We went for breakfast mid week. There is a good atmosphere and a mixed clientele. Good range on menu from pancakes to Cuban dishes. Kids had pancakes and they were very good especially the blueberry ones. I had heuvos rancheros which is poached eggs in a chilly sauce on black beans and rice with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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Cork
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went for breakfast mid week. There is a good atmosphere and a mixed clientele. Good range on menu from pancakes to Cuban dishes. Kids had pancakes and they were very good especially the blueberry ones. I had heuvos rancheros which is poached eggs in a chilly sauce on black beans and rice with tacos. It was very good. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A refreshing new venue in North Hoboken! I live in the Maxwell neighborhood in Hoboken and about a month ago they opened the new La Isla restaurant in our building, (there is also a smaller La Isla in downtown Hoboken). We have eaten there several times since it opened and I have to tell you that the food is fantastic!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've been there a few times and honestly am never crazy about this place. On my last visit I picked up a dessert. Tres leches to be exact. Took it home and it was spoiled and sour. I asked the guy to deliver me a few dessert. Refused. Ok, so I waked back and told them I wanted something else.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Dropped in for lunch thanks to the Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives feature. We greatly enjoyed the papa rellenas, choripan and Cuban sandwiches, and the speedy service! Next time I want to try their French toast breakfast (featured on Throwdown with Bobby Flay). I'd definitely recommend dropping in for a quick, casual, and affordable bite to eat!

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london
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

It was so busy for a Tuesday night! We managed to get a seat at the Bar, all the tables were booked out! The ceviche small plate was so delicious. I had a salad with Shrimp for my main course which was very tasty. My Husband had the Garlic Chicken dish which I tasted, very nice, huge portion. The wine... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is our favorite breakfast place. You need to get there when the doors open otherwise you will not get a seat. The cafe con leche is a must, they have the best coffee I have had in the states. You can not go wrong with anything in the menu there. I usually get an omlet.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This sister location to the original La Isla (on Washington Street in Hoboken) opened on or about mid-June 2015. It's a block away from Sinatra Drive which is situated on the Hudson River with spectacular view of Manhattan. With its entrance flanked by two enormous palm trees, it is located at Maxwell Place on 12th Street off Hudson Street in... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This places is really great, i love the sandwiches and the food. The best thing is their coffee and tres leches, I think its amazing. So good! Treat yo self!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

La Isla, the little gem from downtown, has finally opened a larger and lovely restaurant complete with a full bar. Food is just as amazing, staff is friendly and new, but its a larger, fancier version of the older, original. Prices are slightly elevated to account for the space and liquor license but same amazing quality. Its a must!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

What looks like a dive houses many wonderful surprises in cuisine. Their pork dishes are so tasty, plaintanos fantabulous and all of their food is authentic. The only reason I gav eit 4 stars is because of its appearance. But it is very clean.

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Additional Information about La Isla

Address: 104 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone Number: (201) 659-8197
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: (201) 659-8197

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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