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Elysian Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5201
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Ringwood, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the BLT for late lunch. Enjoyed a bottle of Pino. Service was friendly without being intrusive. Agree the fries are great, opted for the side salad. Yum

Thank Mary-Ellen G
Ardrossan, Scotland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Made visit one morning for breakfast. we were only people in the restaurant. We sat on bench. waitress told us rudely to move table as they were going to be very busy. We left had breakfast over the road, and one hour later we passed the cafe again and it was empty. only time in one week visit to Hoboken... More 

Thank Jim M
Hoboken, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I love hitting this place for brunch or a a burger ( the fries are to die for). I get eggs Benedict generally and the wine / bar is pretty extensive. Always good service but can get a little crowded and/or noisy with the occasional baby carriage I'm sure the other courses are great as wel

Thank CulturedKat
Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My husband and I really enjoy going here, not just because it's not too far from our place, but also because of the decor - it's nice inside and outside - and because you get good value for your money. And in Hoboken, that's something. A lot of places charge too much, we think. As I don't eat gluten, I... More 

Thank glutenfreeinmunich
Tongeren, Belgium
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Warm welcome and immediate water on the table . The menu is ' readable ' ( lettertype is big enough ) and shows a variety of good food. Looks like everything is prepared fresh given the amount of time they needed to bring us the ordered food. We had ' Lobster Sandwish ' : don't hasitate !!

Thank Hubert G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I love this place despite its not perfect (review from a person with high standard)! Food is predictable, fresh and good value for money. In addition the atmosphere is superb. Service can at times be so so. Stil, I walk away with feeling of well established, high quality/standard place with good old French/American bistro atmosphere. Cannot beat this especially considering... More 

Thank Åsa E
East Meadow, New York
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

What a nice surprise...a great brunch with family/friends. Reasonably priced for salad and eggs/potato. The portioning was very generous. Indoor and outdoor eating available. Enjoyed it tremendously.

Thank N O
Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Exellent & worth the stop, not just bugers! The bar is a little noisy but the back room is charming. The daily specials are usually great. Desserts are special and should be considered.

Thank N8246PCjohnc
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and solid food. A must visit when in the area. Great outdoor seating in the summer and fun patrons to chat with then flying solo at the bar. The food is rich and tasty!

Thank C4744QBthomasc
San Francisco, California, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

lovely place for a date. good food. good service. nice casual ambiance. great drinks. lovely outdoor space. ....... would definitely come back again. even fine for kids.

Thank SpringHaughton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5201
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: 201-798-5898

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