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Lighthorse Tavern

199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
+1 201-946-2028
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
199 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4527
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed dinner and a few beers with a friend here recently. The Lighthorse is tad more refined and elegant than most bars in the area, and actually had someone playing the baby grand piano when we were in. Decent beer selection, particularly in bottles,...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, and customer service. Indoor and outdoor sitting available. Music inside is quiet, so it is pleasant and easy to have a conversation with someone. I tried brunch and dinner, and the meals were very good.

1  Thank Agnieszka W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant has a New York City vibe to it. It feels nice and the service is very good. However, it is quite noisy so you really have to yell to talk. If you happen to be sitting on a table for two, that are...More

Thank Anurag Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, went there fora business team dinner. The grand seafood platter was not super, brut ok.the salmon was good, overall not memorable.

Thank Backstreets78
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar and the barman was very knowledgeable and friendly. I had a kale and quinoa salad, very good, but could have used a bit more quinoa, to be honest. My wife had a very good omelet. The place was pretty packed...More

1  Thank ggtirevite
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Love going to eat here. Very good wait staff and tonight a piano man. Food was very good, very fresh, and hot. Atmosphere is beautiful.

1  Thank lc0425
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I have to say after visiting several NYC restaurants, the Lighthorse Tavern in Jersey City is my favorite! We visited this restaurant for a family dinner in September and the ambience and food were so memorable, I had to make it a point to revisit...More

1  Thank tusk5920
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place use to be great. Not so much anymore. Great looking space. But food is average at best and the drinks are outrageously expensive.

Thank hughb997
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Like you can read by the title of my review, this restaurant is such a nice place. We got live music and the atmosphere was so good! The menu is not that big but the quality is really high. I had fish and chips and...More

Thank Emiliano I
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful little neighborhood restaurant! Came her for lunch with a friend during the week. The food was excellent with ample portions! Will definitely return!

Thank Norma B
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Edward B
30 March 2017|
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Response from HeinBloed | Reviewed this property |
Not really. No parking yard of its own. Residential area.
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Robert Y
1 February 2015|
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Response from FrancCAR | Reviewed this property |
I was there for brunch, don't recall wine list or not. If they position self as a wine bar, then absolutely should ... could use that incredible bar as a showpiece for their featured bottles!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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: +1 201-946-2028
  • E-mail
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