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La Conguita Restaurant - CLOSED

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CUISINES
Caribbean, Cuban
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Menu

DRINKS‏
$1.00
Double $2.00
Espresso
$1.25
Cortadito
Espresso with a shot of milk
$1.50
Grande large $3.00
Café con Leche
Spanish coffee with milk
$3.50
Cafe Frio
Iced coffee
$3.00
Cappuccino
$1.50
Chocolate Caliente
Hot chocolate
$1.50
Tea
$4.00
Clarita
Beer with lemon-lime soda
$4.50
Calimocho
Red wine and cola
$4.50
Summer Tinto
Red or white wine with lemon-lime soda
APPETIZERS
$1.50
Stuffed Potato
Mashed potato stuffed with ground meat
$1.50
Stuffed Cassava
Mashed cassava stuffed with ground meat
$1.50
Beef Turnover
$1.50
Chicken Turnover
$1.50
Guava and Cheese Turnover
$1.00
Ham Croquette
$9.00
Sampler
Stuffed potato, stuffed cassava, beef turnover, chicken turnover, guava and cheese turnover, and two croquettes
$3.00
Spanish Sausage
With red onions
$4.00
Puerto Rican Tamale
$5.00
Mini Burger (4 oz)
With sweet‏ potato fries
SALAD & SANDWICHES‏
$4.00
Garlic Soup
Garlic broth, egg, and bread; topped with cheese
$7.50
Shrimp Soup
Served with white rice
$4.00
Mixed Salad
Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and balsamic dressing
$4.00
With chicken $+2.50
With fish $+2.50
Mixed Greens Salad with Apple and Sherry Dressing
$3.00
Avocado Salad
$5.00
Spanish Sausage Sandwich
$5.50
With salami $+2.00
Cuban
Pork, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickle
$8.00
Plt
Roasted pork, lettuce, tomatoes, and mayo; with French fries
$8.50
Conguita Burger
10oz Beef, tomato, lettuce, onions, grilled bacon
$9.00
Sirloin Steak
Lettuce, tomato and mayo, with fries
DAILY SPECIALS
$3.50
Chicken Soup
$7.50
Roasted Chicken
$7.25
Sliced Pork
$7.50
Roasted Spare Ribs
$6.50
Ground Beef
$3.00
Ham Soup
$3.00
Lentil Soup
$7.50
Roasted Chicken
$8.00
Beef Stew
$7.50
Spanish Meatballs
DINNER‏
$8.00
Roast Pork
$9.50
Pork Chops
Fried or grilled, with fried onions
$10.00
Liver a la Italian
With peppers, onions, and tomato sauce
$12.00
Breaded $+1.00
With two fried eggs $+1.50
Top Sirloin Steak
$18.00
Skirt Steak (12 oz.)
With mint chimichurri or Argentinian chimichurri
$18.00
Sirloin Steak (12 oz.)
With mashed potatoes, spinach and gravy (no acompañantes de la casa / no house sides)
$8.25
Garlic Chicken
$10.00
Breaded $+1.00
Chicken Steak
$11.50
Sherry Wine
With onions‏ and mushrooms
$14.00
Chicken Stuffed with Crab and Shrimp
DESSERTS
$3.50
Flan
$3.50
Coconut Flan
$3.00
Cheesecake
$3.50
Tres Leches
With berry mix
$4.00
Chocolate Cake
With ice cream
$4.00
Bread Pudding
With ice cream
$3.50
Ice Cream
With berry mix. Ask for flavors
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

Thought I take a chance on this place during lunch. The place looked new so my expectations were high. The service was average the waiter never was more like an order taker he did not smile at all. The food was o.k. The music was...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank William R
Reviewed January 8, 2015

I do not like giving bad reviews, but my last visits have been awful. I sent the owner a letter - waited weeks for a response, called him numerous times, but was always told to call another day. I give up. Here is the letter...More

Date of visit: December 2014
2  Thank dnvpaul
Reviewed December 22, 2014

Hidden in plain sight in Jersey City near the Grove Street PATH station. La Conguita serves up Cuban food, some in a straightforward, classic style. and others have modern twists. You'll start with gratis Cuban bread, buttered and warmed by the sandwich press. I've enjoyed...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Trix716D
Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food here is delightful and not overly expensive. The milkshakes are unique flavors not found elsewhere - very good! Only drawback would be space - it is a little difficult to maneuver.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Winnie C
Reviewed June 18, 2014

The best spanish food in Jersey City. The portions are just right and the service is excellent. All the meals are affordable and the flank steak is to die for. Amazing.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Tony G
Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch recently with a friend. What a find. Friendly staff. Decor is nothing to write home about but the star is the food. Flavorful and authentic. I had the beef and my friend had the pulled pork. All came with choice of rice,...More

Date of visit: May 2014
1  Thank Joetzz191
Reviewed April 24, 2014

This family friendly and casual restaurant serves traditional cuban foods that are delicious. Portions are large and prices are great. You can't go wrong with the Cuban sandwiche!

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank OttoNYC2013
Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been living in JC for the 9 yrs and I don't understand why I didn't go to this place sooner! If not for running marathons I may not have because of a runner we met, who introduced us to this place. The food is...More

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank WanderingKaat
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I've been coming here since 1985 when I visit family in the neighborhood. Its grown from a cramped tiny cafe to a nice corner restaurant with a more upscale, remodled feel (& a slight increase in prices) However, this place still has the greatest selection...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Kurt G
Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We couldn't get into the place we wanted, tried this restaurant & we were pleasantly surprised. Tasty, interesting food at reasonable prices.

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