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Lighthorse Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527 (Morris Street)
+1 201-946-2028
10:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 23:00
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, good food and friendly service. Great meeting place for old friends. Never heard a negative word about this resturant. Good well stocked bar

Thank megtaylor10
Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food menu varies and is a great eclectic place near home, seriously good and inexpensive burger and a great variety of drinks and cocktails. If you live close by is a must choice particularly for rainy days otherwise is a hassle to look for parking around.

Thank Erzengel777
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, fast service! Very clean with rustic feel. Very great skirt steak! It gets very busy at lunch for great reason!!!

Thank Jody L
Akersberga, Sweden
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy restaurang w wonderful food! Try their "Crispy cod" (fish & chips)! Server with homemade fries aswell as homemade tartarsauce! Yammiyamm

Thank miaaggring
Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland
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145 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this is a fantastic tavern to enjoy their tasty well presented food. Really enjoyed the prosciutto and skirt steak...tasty and juicy. The apple pie was too big for me, very good anyway

Thank Paolos
Jersey City, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AWSOME place! Elegance at its finest love this place and the food is rich and succulent set your taste buds at attention.The Pork Chops Porterhouse is to live for, the shot Rib and aged Ribeye hummm good. For dessert you can't go wrong with the Trio of Creme Brûlée. I am tasting it now! Lol Tell them Joe and Zelpha... More 

Thank Zelpha D
New York City, New York
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks very promising. Nice inheritor, a little dated but cosy. Sadly the food and service were sloppy and felt like the place was just going through the motions. Staff were friendly but perfunctory in service. Food was served hot but bland and the coffee was stale and tepid. Overall the atmosphere felt bored and just getting through it.... More 

Thank Jamesdotkelly
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my "Go To" Restaurants with company or friends. Very pleasant atmosphere inside and out.

Thank Beth B
Jersey City, New Jersey
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We recently visited Light Horse Tavern for a three course early New Years Eve dinner. Light House was a favorite of ours half a dozen years ago but when the chef was changed, it lost its spark for us. I'm happy to report the food was much improved and our appetizers and entrees were top notch. Alas, the desserts were... More 

Thank rustyztwo
Somerset, New Jersey
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place, great food, great atmosphere, fabulous bar, if you are a beer lover, much to choose from on tap or if like a cocktail then cheers! The homemade potato chips with Parmesan Cheese with blue chips are a great starter, meatloaf wrapped in bacon, a burger or steak many choices and reasonable prices. They also have a... More 

Thank Gina L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
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: +1 201-946-2028

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