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Skinner's Loft

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$$ - $$$
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146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812 (Grove St. & Erie St.)
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu - Mon 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Princeton, New Jersey
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing atmosphere with an urban vibe. Great food both at the bar while waiting for our friends and at the table. Friendly servers and bartenders rounded out a great evening. We'll be back!

Thank DebMC123
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

My parents, sister and I ate at Skinner's Loft last night! Everything was perfect. We ate on the roof, which was worth the extra wait! Loved the atmosphere and the waiters were so nice. We all loved our meals and appetizers; chorizo corn dogs, lamb hot dog apps, skirt steak with potato wedge special, filet mignon, salmon, pork, Mac and... More 

Thank Angela P
Jersey City, New Jersey
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in JC. Laid back atmosphere, friendly staff, and good food. Had the fillet mignon last time there and it was cooked perfectly. My wife's salmon was excellent as well. That was my first time having dinner there, usually we go for brunch which I highly recommend. Worth checking out.

Thank JayUlrich
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This place grabbed my attention right away. I loved the interior architecture of the old building. Those buildings make such great restaurant spaces. The bar area on the main floor was packed and looked like everyone was having a great time. We dined on the second floor. I would've loved to be on the roof top but it was just... More 

Thank Matt J
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Food is good...a bit shi shi, but very good. Great thin french fries. Very cozy and romantic on first floor. Good selection of beers. Great place to bring clients. Prices are OK. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Recommended.

Thank BeehiveMan
Omaha, Nebraska
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great place to eat and meet. The place looks really small from the door, but it's mutliple floors with lots of room. We ate on the patio out front and enjoyed the people watching, but there is also a rooftop patio. The turkey meatloaf was amazing!

Thank Michael H
Chicago, Illinois
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185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

I just moved into Jersey City, and this was the first place I went to. Burgers were great. Nice selection of beers. A=ll in all, a great first stop. I'm sure I will be back many times

Thank djh5723
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

A good place for friends, family, or a date. The waitress was very helpful and went out of her way to make me feel comfortable about creating a gluten free order. The food came in a decent amount of time and all was very tasty.

Thank Larsonrso
Hoboken, New Jersey
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Located on the pedestrian mall section of Newark Avenue, this is an attractive restaurant with an inviting, varied menu. I would like to write something nice but the brunch I had with friends was thoroughly disappointing. The start was a bucket of muffins [corn, bran, blueberry] and biscuits, although stone cold, was still a good opener. I ordered a three... More 

Thank peter r
Tucson, Arizona
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132 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Really wanted to like this place. Great atmosphere of vintage building and old pub. Unfortunately my pizza was cold (hard congealed cheese not appealing), the fries were cold (not worth the calories to eat) and the much anticipated meat pie was just warm enough. It was busy but not such that the food should be delivered cold/lukewarm. Waitress was friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $36
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812
    (Grove St. & Erie St.)
  • Public Transportation: Grove Street (PATH) and Harsimus Cove (HBLR).
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 12019150600
Charming, upscale-casual restaurant & bar with a New American menu, craft brews & rooftop dining.

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