Top 12 Kosher Restaurants In New Jersey, USA

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Given the significant population of orthodox Jews in the areas of New Jersey, kosher restaurants have emerged upholding the stylistic preparation. With this method, pigs and shellfish are forbidden and the mixture of milk and meat is unwanted. Even with these rather minimal rules to follow, kosher cuisine won’t disappoint in satisfying your hunger. You will find the food appetizing especially with the way these restaurants present their food. Just looking at the pictures of the delicious food can make your stomach growl! Check out some of the top kosher restaurants in New Jersey, USA, that are worthy of a visit.

1. Nobo Wine and Grill

Braised Short Ribs
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Editor’s Disclaimer: This establishment is permanently closed.

For those who love to eat delicious food paired with wine, the kosher restaurant, Nobo Wine and Grill, is the perfect place to go. The place serves both hot and cold starters, plus a wide variety of meat dishes. To start your gastronomic adventure, order some salads, soup, or omelets. Some entrees include braised short ribs, duck, stuffed chicken, and steaks. Nobo Wine and Grill boasts sourcing its fish from the finest supplier in the area. You can order some sides to complement your wine.

Nobo Wine and Grill

Address: 1400 Palisade Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Nobo Wine and Grill

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 3:30pm, 4:30pm - 10pm (closed on Fri & Sat)

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2. Noah's Ark

Delicious roast chicken
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The gourmet Noah’s Ark offers selected specialties that are sure to satisfy your hunger. For your starters, there are salads, salmon, fruit platters, and tuna. The main course selections include grilled or roast chicken breast, grilled or pan-seared salmon, and steak. In addition, you can order some desserts to pair with your delicious wine. Choose from dessert options like brownies, fruit cuts, and cookies. If you are coming with a group, you can opt for the hot or cold cut platters.

Noah's Ark

Address: 493 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Noah’s Ark

Opening hours: Sun -Thu: 10:30am - 8:30pm; Fri: 8:30am - 2pm (closed on Sat)

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3. Etc Steakhouse

Halal-certified beef steak
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The variety of steaks in Etc Steakhouse is what you can look forward to. What makes it even greater is the addition of a glass of wine. Other meats like chicken, fish, and duck are also included in the menu. For a unique flavor, try out the chili and chocolate-braised brisket, sweet wine-glazed corned beef, and more interesting dishes. Enhance your appetite with the salads or risotto. Keep warm with the delicious hearty soups with meatballs, mushrooms, and other vegetables. For the sides, you can choose among the potato salad, ratatouille, coleslaw, mashed potatoes, and much more.

Etc Steakhouse

Address: 1409 Palisade Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Etc Steakhouse

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (closed on Fri & Sat)

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4. Sababa Grill

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Serving the unique flavors of Israel since 2005, Sababa Grill boasts authentic recipes with fresh ingredients. Having each dish made-to-order, expect flavorful and delectable meals. Every week, the menu may change and special items are added to make sure you look forward to something new every visit. They serve all kinds of meat like beef, chicken, and fish. In addition, a wide range of salads like potato salad, Israeli salad, Turkish salad, and Moroccan eggplant are also available.

Sababa Grill

Address: 456 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Sababa Grill

Opening hours: Sun & Tue: 11:30am - 8pm; Mon: 12pm - 8pm; Wed - Thu: 11:30am - 8:30pm; Fri: 8am - 2pm (closed on Sat)

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5. Veggie Heaven

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Who says vegetables have to be plain and boring? The vegan and kosher restaurant, Veggie Heaven, takes vegetable dishes to a whole new level in a colorful and flavorful way. Dine in to experience oriental flavors while honoring the authentic flavors of the Middle East. For the chef’s specials, they have organic Jamaican beef patties, hot pepper chicken, chicken curry, Thai basil duck, and much more. Lots of soups and appetizers are included in the menu, so go ahead and ask for the bestsellers for reference.

Veggie Heaven

Address: 473 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Veggie Heaven

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:15am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:15am - 10pm

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6. Chopstix Kosher Chinese

Chinese kosher noodle dish
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The authentic flavor and spice of Chinese food go well with the kosher diet. At Chopstix Kosher Chinese, you will find combination platters of vegetables, chicken, steak, beef, etc. If you are spending lunch here, you can try out the kung pao chicken, sweet and sour veal, fried chicken wings, beef broccoli, tofu with mixed vegetables, and much more. The chef’s specials are a must-try as well; these include General Tso’s chicken, orange-flavored chicken, and Mongolian beef, among many others. For an unforgettable Asian fusion dining, check out the section that features mango chicken, chicken lettuce wrap, and chow fun.

Chopstix Kosher Chinese

Address: 172 W Englewood Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Chopstix Kosher Chinese

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm (closed on Sat)

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7. Mocha Bleu

French onion soup
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At Mocha Bleu, you are up for a remarkable dining experience thanks to the international cuisine that includes 10 varieties of pizza, sushi, and pastries. The restaurant itself includes a bakery that ensures freshly baked goods for customers, so don’t forget to check it out since wines also work great with bread. Mocha Bleu has menu items particularly for groups. From breakfast to dinner, diners can take themselves on a culinary adventure around the world. You can order the French toast Vegas-style breakfast, some yummy hummus platter, three-cheese panini, or French onion soup, and you can also check out the famous sushi bar.

Mocha Bleu

Address: 1399 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Mocha Bleu

Opening hours: Sun: 11:30am - 9pm; Mon - Tue: 11:30am - 3:30pm, 5pm - 9pm; Wed - Thu: 11:30am - 3:30pm, 5pm - 9:30pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Sat: 5:30pm - 12am

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8. Teaneck Doghouse

Buffalo wings
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Editor’s Disclaimer: This establishment is permanently closed.

Did you know that Teaneck Doghouse is the only kosher sports bar in the area? Here, you will find a huge selection of beer. Since the restaurant promotes socialization, lots of meals are for sharing including chicken wings and pizza. Start with the soup of the day, nachos, or New York pretzels. The restaurant offers a 9.99 menu which includes burgers with fries, chicken tenders, and veggie wraps. You can also consider the loaded flatbreads with chicken, ground beef, and more.

Teaneck Doghouse

Address: 1415 Palisade Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666, United States

Website: Teaneck Doghouse

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 7pm - 12am; Mon - Thu: 5pm - 12am (closed on Fri)

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9. Hummus Elite

Top Kosher Restaurants In New Jersey, USA
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Continue your healthy living with delicious kosher food that showcases quality and authentic ingredients. Hummus Elite offers exactly that at affordable prices. The restaurant may be small with only 10 tables, but you will surely enjoy the scrumptious food. Choose among their soups to start your dining experience or go for appetizers that include roasted eggplant, hummus, chicken wings, and French fries among many others. There is a wide selection of hummus platters and sandwiches to choose from. Diners can order meat or vegetarian dishes as the main course.

Hummus Elite

Address: 39 E Palisade Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631, United States

Website: Hummus Elite

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10:30am - 10pm; Fri: 10am - 4pm (closed on Sat)

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10. Mediterranea

A platter of Mediterranean food
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Have an unforgettable dining experience as you try out the cuisines of the Middle East, Israel, and the Mediterranean. Want to go creative on your starter? Opt to create your own salad with a choice of ingredients from the salad bar plus your choice of meat toppings. Choose from four kinds of shawarma, five schnitzel dishes, hummus bowls, shish kabob, and burgers with french fries on the side. In addition, there are also lunch specials and a kids’ menu. Finish off your meal with either a lava cake or Italian ices.


Address: 182 W Englewood Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666-3512

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11. Kosher Nosh

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Serving some of the best kosher delicacies since 1976, Kosher Nosh is one of the best-known places to enjoy an authentic kosher meal. Their wide variety of menu includes fully packed cold-cut platters that consist of roast beef, corned beef, potato salad, coleslaw, sour tomatoes, and NY’s best rye bread, sandwiches, wraps, smoked fish platters, and more. If you are planning a gathering of a minimum of 50 persons, you can also order their famous Kiddush Package.

Kosher Nosh

Address: 894 Prospect St. Glen Rock NJ

Website: Kosher Nosh

Opening hours: 8am - 8pm (daily); Lunch and Dinner: 11am - 7:30pm

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12. The Orchid

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by The Orchid on Thursday, February 12, 2015

Set in the heart of Metuchen, The Orchid is a glatt kosher restaurant offering a delectable choice of scrumptious kosher meals that range from deli favorites to lip-smacking Mediterranean classics. Open for lunch and dinner, the eatery has a full selection of salads, soups, appetizers, entrees as well as desserts and beverages. Start your meal with barbecue chicken wings or a falafel platter, then order one of their famous steaks or burgers, and finally, wrap up your meal with either a fresh fruit salad or a cake.

The Orchid

Address: 455 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Website: The Orchid

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri: 11am - 2pm (closed on Sat)

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A satisfying lunch and a time well-spent

The dishes at these restaurants are well-prepared for you to enjoy some unique flavors. Grab some lunch with friends and enjoy a delightful bonding time. Besides the popular go-to food like hummus and falafel, you might want to order some of the specialties at one of these top kosher restaurants in New Jersey, USA, and you might just find a new favorite.

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