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“Go-To Brunch Spot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elysian Cafe

Elysian Cafe
Ranked #7 of 293 Restaurants in Hoboken
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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491 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
“Go-To Brunch Spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

A wonderful cafe for weekend brunch in a charming but crowded setting. Great pancakes & egg dishes, thick sliced bacon was cooked perfectly. Coffee was okay but Mimosa was perfection.

Staff was very accommodating & super-kind, kudos to management for hiring good people & training them well.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Hoboken, New Jersey
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

Nice menu with plenty of outdoor seating. Staff are friendly and helpful, Menu does rotate to keep you interested. Reasonably priced. Great for a date or hang at the bar and watch the local game.

Visited March 2013
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Middlesex, New Jersey
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138 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Authentic Hoboken Feel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

Went on a Saturday evening after walking around the neighborhood. Dinner is not served until 5:00 pm, so unless you are there for the brunch, no entry till 5:00PM. Nice table for two in the bar area and it was a delight to have the choice of either the bar menu or the regular menu. The back room is mostly used by families who prefer a "quieter atmosphere". The garlic/parm. cheese fries are addictive. My husband had the skirt steak w/risotto and it was delightful! I had the cheese board selection (very nice) and the crispy fried fish tacos. Good selection of wine by the glass and a perfectly poured Guinness.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Pretty Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

Looks like an old speakeasy. Was an old waterfront bar back in the day! Food is okay, But the atmosphere is classic Hoboken

Visited August 2013
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New Jersey, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“cool place for dinner and drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

the decor is really interesting and old fashioned. The food is pretty good too and they have an extensive bar including absinthe.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Joe J
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