Lara
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  • Review Count
    9
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    June 14, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 18, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    4.1
 
 
Lara's Reviews
 
Opened in 2002, this local favorite has become an institution. Light Horse Tavern's chef, Carlos Ortega brings a new exciting vision to the Jersey City culinary scene. The chef's philosophy is to source out seasonal ingredients and to preserve the integrity of the product when cooking. <br /><br />The seasonal menu always includes a variety of fresh oysters and clams, as well as lighter fare such as the grilled octopus salad, fresh market fish, and heartier favorites such as the prime steaks.<br /><br />Whether settling in at the bar for a pint or indulging in the spectacular cuisine, you are sure to become addicted to the experience. Visit any day for lunch, weekend days for brunch, and always for exquisite food, people watching and pristine outdoor seating. <br /><br />Light Horse Tavern, a revolutionary dining experience!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
good meal
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/13/2014
 2012
Dined on 9/13/2014
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"always enjoy it here. Good brunch, and nice outdoor seating"
Dined on 9/13/2014
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch
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Opened in 2002, this local favorite has become an institution. Light Horse Tavern's chef, Carlos Ortega brings a new exciting vision to the Jersey City culinary scene. The chef's philosophy is to source out seasonal ingredients and to preserve the integrity of the product when cooking. <br /><br />The seasonal menu always includes a variety of fresh oysters and clams, as well as lighter fare such as the grilled octopus salad, fresh market fish, and heartier favorites such as the prime steaks.<br /><br />Whether settling in at the bar for a pint or indulging in the spectacular cuisine, you are sure to become addicted to the experience. Visit any day for lunch, weekend days for brunch, and always for exquisite food, people watching and pristine outdoor seating. <br /><br />Light Horse Tavern, a revolutionary dining experience!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Good brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2012
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Good brunch, as always. Enjoyed Light Horse taven. Pretty accommodating with babies, too"
Dined on 9/07/2014
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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Markers Restaurant is located on the Waterfront in the Harborside Financial Center, Jersey City, New Jersey. Since 1989, Markers Restaurant and Markers Express have been a mainstay of the Jersey City financial district, serving breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner Monday through Friday. Markers is located at the south entrance to the world-class Harborside Financial Center, on the Jersey City waterfront, directly across from lower Manhattan. Sometimes referred to as "Wall Street West", the bustling business and financial district is easily accessible by car or train from Newark, Hoboken and New York City. Harborside Financial Center is just steps from the Exchange Place PATH station, and is also the site of a station on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, the first modern light rail transportation system to be built in New Jersey in 50 years.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Fun
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2012
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Enjoyed the meal, and Danny was great. However, we waited to be seated, with no clarity about how to get seated, and one of the wait stuff just ignored us"
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2012
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Amanda's has been delighting customers for over 20 years. Guests enter our elegantly restored brownstones and are warmly welcomed by an accommodating staff. Although geographically close to Manhattan and certainly as culinary sophisticated, we're not slow to smile and truly aim to please each guest. Highly rated by the Zagat Guide for food, service and decor, we are proud to have been named on their short list of the state's Most Popular Restaurants. Our popularity stems from the talents of our CIA-trained chef, Rodney Petersen, our dedication to warm, gracious service and the comfortable elegance of our dining rooms. Amanda's is the natural choice for so many occasions: the romantic couple on a "date to impress," a family brunch on Sunday or the place to enjoy pre-theater Early Dinner at a price that is really too good to believe. Sophisticated wine lovers enjoy our monthly five-course wine dinners.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
wonderful
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2012
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"such a wonderful place to eat. I love Amanda's. Great to meet the owner, too, who popped round to tables to say hi"
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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WELCOME TO 44 & X HELL’S KITCHEN, at the northeast corner of Forty-fouth Street and Tenth Avenue. Enjoy a respite from a stressful New York day in a jewel-box setting, within walking distance of Broadway and Theatre Row. Our seasonally-inspired menu features reinvented American classics and the finest hand-selected meats. Settle in at a comfy table for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Or indulge, any time, in one of our Tony-themed cocktails at the bar. Come in. Your table is ready.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great meal
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/19/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/19/2014
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"4th time here, and really enjoyed it. Great food, and a lovely corner table. Very attentive waiting staff, and great meal"
Dined on 6/19/2014
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch
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Located inside historic Liberty State Park, Jersey City, Liberty House is a 14,000sq ft venue featuring unsurpassed views of the Manhattan Skyline, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty; hence our “view with a room.” <br /><br />Chef Ken Trickilo has created a diverse menu, which focuses on unique combination of farm-fresh ingredients, flavorings and spectacular presentation.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
great view
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/08/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/08/2014
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"food was nice, view was fab, and they were very kind bringing a birthday cake to my Dad and husband. Only gripe was that they were very funny about space for our stroller, even though I'd been very clear on our booking"
Dined on 6/08/2014
 2012
Special Features: great for outdoor dining
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Amelia"s Bistro offers new/eclectic contemporary dining experience. Dining room, outdoor patio and private party room are available.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
always great fun at Amelia's
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/09/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/09/2014
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Always enjoy it here, and it was the first time for Lobster Monday - something we've been looking forward to for a while. It didn't let down - fun food, and great service"
Dined on 6/09/2014
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch, kid-friendly
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Battello is Jersey City's newest waterfront restaurant, offering breathtaking views of the iconic NYC skyline. Battello is nestled inside the prestigious Newport Yacht Club showcasing some of the areas magnificent yachts.<br /><br />Battello offers the perfect venue for any occasion! Both the main dining room and lounge can be rented for weddings, private event or functions. The outdoor terrace is that perfect space for a cocktail hour, while the private wine room can seat up to 16 for an intimate chefs tasting.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
ok
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/05/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/05/2014
 2012
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"very expensive for what was not great food or service. The view was incredible and the vibe was good, but I won't be returning soon"
Dined on 6/05/2014
 2012
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Chef and owner Frank Crispo opened Crispo Restaurant in the heart of Chelsea and the West Village in the summer of 2002. <br /><br />Our 150 seats create a lively, warm and friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy our signature Northern Italian cuisine. <br /><br />We were nominated in 2002 for "Best New Restaurant" by Time Out magazine, and received an award for "Best Spaghetti Carbonara" by New York Magazine in 2004. <br /><br />Food is not our only passion. Our extensive wine list covers the major regions of Italy and several other countries beyond. For enthusiasts, we have a full bar stocked with grappa, amaros, aperitifs and digestifs.<br /><br />Come join us for dinner in our main dining room, or in our outdoor garden space. It remains open year long. With this newest addition to Crispo Restaurant you will truly feel like you are not in New York.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
lovely birthday meal
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2012
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"booked for my parents, who absolutely loved it. They are tough critics, but came home raving about Crispo"
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2012
Special Features: romantic
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