Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll Results 2016

The results of our 33rd Annual Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll are in! Here are the restaurants our readers voted best in the state in 44 categories.


N: Stirling Hotel, Long Hill
C: Stage Left, New Brunswick
S: Frankie’s, Point Pleasant Beach
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Morristown
Windward Tavern, Brick

Caribbean |Southern

N: Cuban Pete’s, Montclair
C: Drew’s Bayshore Bistro, Keyport
S: 410 Bank Street, Cape May
Little Negril, Berlin, Cherry Hill
Son Cubano, West New York
Vital, Montclair


N: Market Basket, Franklin Lakes
C: A&G Italian, Multiple locations (TIE)
C: DeMarco’s Catering & Gourmet Deli, Aberdeen (TIE)
S: Joe Leone’s, Point Pleasant Beach

Chain Restaurant

Bonefish Grill
Cheesecake Factory
Panera Bread
Mighty Quinn’s BBQ, Clifton

Cheese Steak

N: Cloverleaf Tavern, Caldwell
C: Philly’s Famous Cheesesteaks, Atlantic Highlands
S: Midway Steak House, Seaside Heights
Hoagie Haven, Princeton
Rockhill, Cherry Hill


N: T.S. Ma, Montclair
C: Peking Pavilion, Manalapan
S: Silver Lake Kitchen, Point Pleasant
Cheng Du 23, Wayne
Han Dynasty, Cherry Hill
Lan Sheng, Wallington

Coffee | Tea Bar

N: Rock ’n’ Joe, Multiple locations
C: Rook Coffee, Multiple locations
S: The Beanery, Point Pleasant Beach
American Bulldog, Ridgewood
Booskerdoo, Multiple locations
Modcup, Jersey City
Small World, Princeton

Deli (Italian-Style)

N: Biagio’s, Stirling
C: A&G Italian, Multiple locations
S: Joe Leone’s, Multiple locations
Lisa’s, Hoboken
Nicolo’s, Montclair
Piccolo’s Gastronomia, Ridgefield
Severino Pasta, Westmont

Deli (Kosher-Style)

N: Eppes Essen Deli, Livingston
C: Harold’s New York Deli, Edison
S: Wolfie’s Deli, Toms River
Hobby’s, Newark


N: Anthony’s Cheesecake, Bloomfield
C: Whipped Creperie, Red Bank
S: Washington Inn, Cape May
★  Curiosity Doughnuts, Stockton

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