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Lighthorse Tavern

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American, Bar
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199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527 (Morris Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoy the ambiance. It's clean and sleek. The brunch menu is fairly decent. This is a nice place to dine for brunch or early dinner. The service is suffice. They are always able to seat you right away. I have it a 3 because the parking is horrendous! There is never any where to park. If you're extremely... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a full day walking around Manhattan, we needed food and drinks. This was a wise choice, for a group of picky eaters. Go at 5pm when they reopen and have the seat of your choice. Our waiter, Ben, was most excellent and attentive. I had a cosmopolitan, the cheese plate and the fish and chips. I'm soooo full and... More 

Thank sewingone
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great. It has a romantic cozy feel. The food and drinks are very good. It is a good date place!

Thank PAffenita
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lighthorse Tavern was terrific! I was torn between a few items and the server suggested the lobster roll, she said the lobster is very fresh. As a Florida guy, that's all I needed to hear. It was awesome. The ambience was also great! A great neighborhood feel.

Thank Darren D
Sarasota, Florida
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165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were recently visiting in the area and checked out TA for a good lunch restaurant. Lighthouse Tavern was #1 and we decided to give it a try! Great decision and great lunch. The restaurant is in an old building and has a warm and inviting atmosphere. The service was excellent, and our lunches were outstanding. Nothing elaborate as I... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This place has been here a long time and the neighborhood has grown around it. It is always there to welcome you with a great atmosphere and great food, professional service and great dink menu. They also have a pastry chef so this is one of those places where dessert is worth it.

Thank gracecoughlin
New York City, New York
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205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

his is a consistently good eatery. I have been here several times and have always enjoyed my meals. I have had: - cheese burger with gruyere cheese - very good with chipotle mayo and sautéed onions - crab cake - very tasty - steak cob salad - very good - creme brûlée - tasty - chocolate, coffee and pistachio. Keep... More 

Thank Jaimee A
North Caldwell, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great meal, great atmosphere and the best service! Ate outside after passing a few waterfront restaurants but made reservation because of reviews. Not disappointed!

Thank jjjmf
Houston, Texas
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92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Lunch: I had lobster roll, came with potato chips and coleslaw. Lots of lobster but with little taste, very tough and watery. Which are all signs the lobster had been frozen, not fresh. Coleslaw average, chips spicy but good. Husband had the Friday special: Prime Rib French Dip, with horseradish sauce and onion rings. Meat was tough and dry, horseradish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

In a New Adventure with my husband found this excellent gourmet restaurant by the Exchange Place in NJ! The Manager went overboard to make us feel welcomed! The server was unique! Food was delicious! The restaurant offered a cheese plate and have a variety of wines. The restaurant's ambience is trendy.

Thank Profeta Alina P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
    (Morris Street)
  • Public Transportation: Light Horse Tavern is conveniently situated next to several public transit stops. The Essex Street stop on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail is two blocks from the restaurant. The Exchange Place Path station is a 10 minute walk. The Paulus Hook Ferry terminal is a 10 minute walk. The Grove Street Path station is a 15-20 minute walk.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 201-946-2028

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