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La Conguita Restaurant - CLOSED


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

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Double $2.00
Espresso with a shot of milk
Grande large $3.00
Café con Leche
Spanish coffee with milk
Cafe Frio
Iced coffee
Chocolate Caliente
Hot chocolate
Beer with lemon-lime soda
Red wine and cola
Summer Tinto
Red or white wine with lemon-lime soda
Stuffed Potato
Mashed potato stuffed with ground meat
Stuffed Cassava
Mashed cassava stuffed with ground meat
Beef Turnover
Chicken Turnover
Guava and Cheese Turnover
Ham Croquette
Stuffed potato, stuffed cassava, beef turnover, chicken turnover, guava and cheese turnover, and two croquettes
Spanish Sausage
With red onions
Puerto Rican Tamale
Mini Burger (4 oz)
With sweet‏ potato fries
Garlic Soup
Garlic broth, egg, and bread; topped with cheese
Shrimp Soup
Served with white rice
Mixed Salad
Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and balsamic dressing
With chicken $+2.50
With fish $+2.50
Mixed Greens Salad with Apple and Sherry Dressing
Avocado Salad
Spanish Sausage Sandwich
With salami $+2.00
Pork, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickle
Roasted pork, lettuce, tomatoes, and mayo; with French fries
Conguita Burger
10oz Beef, tomato, lettuce, onions, grilled bacon
Sirloin Steak
Lettuce, tomato and mayo, with fries
Chicken Soup
Roasted Chicken
Sliced Pork
Roasted Spare Ribs
Ground Beef
Ham Soup
Lentil Soup
Roasted Chicken
Beef Stew
Spanish Meatballs
Roast Pork
Pork Chops
Fried or grilled, with fried onions
Liver a la Italian
With peppers, onions, and tomato sauce
Breaded $+1.00
With two fried eggs $+1.50
Top Sirloin Steak
Skirt Steak (12 oz.)
With mint chimichurri or Argentinian chimichurri
Sirloin Steak (12 oz.)
With mashed potatoes, spinach and gravy (no acompañantes de la casa / no house sides)
Garlic Chicken
Breaded $+1.00
Chicken Steak
Sherry Wine
With onions‏ and mushrooms
Chicken Stuffed with Crab and Shrimp
Coconut Flan
Tres Leches
With berry mix
Chocolate Cake
With ice cream
Bread Pudding
With ice cream
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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