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Gypsy Grill

187 Newark Ave, 187 NEWARK AVE JERSEY CITY, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2813
+1 201-839-5115
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good57%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“shawarma” (4 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Fast Food, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
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LOCATION
187 Newark Ave, 187 NEWARK AVE JERSEY CITY, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2813
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the chicken shawarma and chicken kebab sandwich here several times. Inconsistent taste - sometimes better than others. Small place and pick up is challenging due to lack of parking close by. Service is generally good.

Thank let_jar
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

The Chicken kebab sandwiches is pretty good. The chicken shawarma is average. The pita was ok. Quick service.

Thank let_jar
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Great place with good fresh food. Best falafel in Jersey City. But overpriced. I guess it’s another restaurant in JC that thinks they are in mid town manhattan. Restaurants of the same type in Manhattan are much much cheaper.

Thank hughb997
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I tried the Middle Eastern food at this restaurant and asked falafel and shawarma to eat delicious and good. The restaurant is small. The best outside request is good experience and the food is good. The staff are good and friendly. The restaurant needs a...More

Thank Bin D
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

A pita sandwich at gypsy is not only the best felafel/Schwarma in the area, but also could be the best sandwich in downtown JC. Prices are reasonable, wait time is minimal, and the staff is super friendly. I’m not from the Middle East, but it...More

Thank Neal F
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Great food costing not much and nice people who run the place. Convenient location and consistent quality.

Thank YorkRegionYnot
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Tiny place with just a couple of small tables but perfect for takeout. Counter service is efficient and pleasant. The hummus is excellent, as are the pita and chicken shawarma. Serving size is very generous. Prices are very good. Great lunch option.

Thank NCtravelerWS
Moudy R, Owner at Gypsy Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

So happy that the shawarma and hummus both impressed! It's great that the serving size was what you were looking for, too. Hope we get to serve you lunch again sometime soon! Best, Moudy Razek, Owner

Reviewed May 16, 2017

This tiny place in Jersey City makes some great Mediterranean food and is a good option if you want to pick up food. The seating is very limited and cramped but not really bad for a quick bite. Dishes worth a mention are their veg...More

Thank Pallavi S
Moudy R, Owner at Gypsy Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

I really appreciate the feedback, both candid and constructive -- I'll certainly keep all of it in mind moving forward. It's great that you're a fan of our food overall, and I hope you'll come by for some takeout or a quick bite soon. See...More

Reviewed August 14, 2016

Stayed 2 blocks from "Gypsy Grill" and went up there to buy some lunch. Ordered some different items as there was plenty to choose from. We all loved it, it was great; Thanks ! We would definately come back, next time we are around.More

Thank merelinelars
Moudy R, Owner at Gypsy Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

I'm glad you decided to stop by while you were here! We enjoy giving our guests several options, but we're always committed to making sure each dish that comes out of our kitchen has been made just right. We're definitely looking forward to having you...More

Reviewed April 28, 2016

Small, mostly take out mediterranean style food. We had the beef/lamb shawarma - fantastic! They gave us samples of a lamb/beef meat pie that they only make on the weekends - out of this world good. Friendly people, reasonable prices and great food - what...More

1  Thank Astrid_Avia
Moudy R, Owner at Gypsy Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2016

I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our shawarma so much! It's our pleasure to do whatever we can to make sure our guests enjoy their meal with us, from making sure our prices are reasonable to letting you sample our food. I hope you'll...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Newark Ave, 187 NEWARK AVE JERSEY CITY, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2813
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-839-5115
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Description
Specialties Edit Remove The Gypsy Grill invites you to join your host, Moudy Razek, for a tantalizing selection of barbecued entrees and light, Mediterranean inspired fare that will appeal to your inner "foodie". Moudy Razek was schooled in the culinary arts in London, Cairo, and the US, and has worked in, ran, and owned the finest restaurants across the world. (The Rainbow Room in NYC, The Sphinx Grill in Amsterdam, Lantana Restaurant and Doc's Steakhouse right here in NJ). It was in these places that he learned to use the finest, freshest ingredients to create mouth-watering, delicious dishes designed to appeal to everyone from vegetarians to devout carnivores. Moudy's time spent abroad has infused his culinary creations with a unique European/Mediterranean flair that also displays more than a hint of middle-eastern sensibility. Offering high-quality food at reasonable prices, The Gypsy Grill will likely become a favorite with your family or coworkers. The Gypsy Grill is perhaps one of the finest, most unique, casual family-oriented fusion restaurants you're likely to find in the NYC area. Check out our menu on GrubHub. History Edit Remove Established in 1987. Gypsy Grill was created to serve delicious, authentic Middle Eastern food for diners looking to grab a quick bite to eat. We pride ourselves on being able to whip up tasty food using quality ingredients for diners on the go. We have always offered a casual and comfortable atmosphere, inviting customers to have an easy dining experience with us. Gypsy Grill is dedicated to offering very good food at very reasonable prices, so whether you are in a hurry or have some time to enjoy yourself, we invite you stop by and try our savory food! Meet the Business Owner Edit Remove Moudy R. Moudy R. Moudy Razek was schooled in the culinary arts in London, Cairo, and the U.S., and has worked in, managed, and owned some of the finest restaurants across the world - The Rainbow Room in NYC, The Sphinx Grill in Amsterdam, Lantana Restaurant and Doc's Steakhouse right here in New Jersey. It was in these places that he learned to use the finest, freshest ingredients to create mouth-watering, delicious dishes designed to appeal to everyone from vegetarians to devout carnivores! Moudy's time spent abroad has infused his culinary creations with a unique European/Mediterranean flair that also displays more than a hint of Middle Eastern sensibility. Offering high-quality food at reasonable prices, The Gypsy Grill will likely become a favorite with your family or coworkers.
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