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Bistro La Source

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85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
+1 201-209-1717
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“mussels” (28 reviews)
“coq au vin” (4 reviews)
“cassoulet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
French, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
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11 - 20 of 80 reviews

Reviewed February 13, 2017

Went there on restaurant week. Wonderful food, great selection of drinks and friendly service from a lovely Irish lass from Derry. Place is very cozy and there is a feeling of warmth and good times. Plus and this is a big plus, there is parking...More

Thank megtaylor10
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Great staff, amazing menu, strong cocktails and a reasonably priced wine list. Nice bar crowd, good music too.

Thank Mazza102
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We met friends here for Sunday lunch. The servers are attentive and helpful. We needed to change the table and they were quick to assist. The Bloody Mary cocktails here are nice and spicy, made with authentic ingredients. It is great place to dine and...More

Thank KilgoreTrout53
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Wish I knew the secret to their delectable crispy batter but this was the best Fried Calamari I ever had - and we eat it often. The Ahi Tuna tartare was lovely also. Next. We are shared their Cassoulet. It reminded us of our first...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Bistro La Source looks just like a bistro you'd find in France. It is located in a pretty historic section of Jersey City, just steps to the PATH train. No blaring music, just good conversation, ....which in this restaurant thrives. Diners know New Year's Eve...More

Thank CountyGent
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Met another couple last night for dinner. Rarely is a restaurant open on a Monday, however, Bistro La Source pulls out all the stops. Monday is Mussels' night...all you can eat for $12....with four different au jus. Your favorite French dishes will be found inside...More

Thank panamer_11
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We were on a weeks holiday to NY and found this quaint bistro on our travels. Glad we made reservations because it was extremely busy with no spare tables inside. We ordered 4 different meals and all received above average pass marks. Staff were friendly...More

Thank GRFoster
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Good Continental Euro food. Great bar too. Can get busy at popular hours. Try eating al fresco in the evening. First time go during off hours. We find it friendly at any time.

Thank John S
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I've eaten here about three or four times and every time I do I'm impressed by the friendly welcome we receive, the local neighborhood vibe, and the European-style feel of the small dining room. The food is typical French bistro fare and the wine list...More

Thank misstutti2
Reviewed July 30, 2016

There were 4 of us for a late lunch (2:30 pm). The greeting involved asking us if we had reservations. (The place was mostly empty, predictably at that time!) We were all excited about the menu as we had checked it out on-line. Unfortunately, that...More

Thank Slocum1895
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4543
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Essex Street light rail Exchange Place PATH train
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-209-1717
  • E-mail
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