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The Merchant - CLOSED

279 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4680
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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
12 Jul 2014
“Great Food”
11 May 2014
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Bar, Pub, Irish
279 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4680
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

I went with a group to the Merchant for lunch. There were about 12 of us. The food was fabulious. Everone ordered something different and everyone commented on how great it was. I have the Thai Chicken wrap. it tasted great and I asked for...More

Thank wanderlust3_11
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Quick stop for drinks nothing special, your average pub. Went there on a Saturday night they barely had their regular menu.

Thank Around-the-Globe17
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Nice atmosphere for after-work happy hour. Happy hour specials, drinks and appetizers. Food is pretty good.

Thank M C
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Went there on 2/2/13 to celebrate my brother's 65th birthday. There were 14 of us from 65 to 4 months. Happened to luck out as it was restaurant week. For $25, we were able to order an appetizer, soup or salad, entrée & desert. Drinks...More

Thank megtaylor10
Reviewed 8 February 2013

My mom and I went to The Merchant during Restaurant Week. It was a fabulous 3-course menu in which we both shared dishes. However, the service was a bit iffy. The waiter we started with wasn't the waiter we had for the entire meal. The...More

Thank catcell11290
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We usually go to the Merchant when we want a quick meal, not too expensive in a nice ambiance. The food is consistently good even though the selections are pretty much average. Good place to go with friends.

Thank roslu
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Set in an old bank building, the atmosphere is casual. The menu is varied with something for everyone. great selection of beer and wine and any cocktail that takes your fancy.

Thank NYTim
Reviewed 27 October 2012

but a below-average beer tap. Get the chicken sandwich - it's always delicious. They also have outdoor seating when the weather is nice. One thing that I do love is that it's an eclectic crowd - maybe because it's so close to the PATH? Anyway,...More

Thank WIgirls
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Our go-to several times a week. Service, food, vibe, and drinks all consistently great, whether we're there for drinks, snacks, or full meals. We just had a party in the back area this weekend, and everything was perfect. EVERYONE complimented the food. And that's from...More

Thank neilandjeanne
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Average at best. Bar is nice. Service here has always been a problem. City Hall people overall go here for a drink after work.

Thank Jaymaxx
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub, Irish
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4680
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
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