The Best Cafes In Jersey City, New Jersey

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Sarah Howell

Nothing goes so well together as urban neighborhoods and coffee shops, and Jersey City is no exception. Follow us through some of the best coffee shops and cafes in Jersey City.

1. sam a.m.

Cafe, American, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Coffee, Tea

sam a.m., Jersey City
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sam a.m. cafe serves Stumptown coffee and simple American foods made with locally sourced ingredients. Stop by for a bite to eat, served until 2:30 pm, or perhaps for a cup of coffee and to get some work done. sam a.m. is located only three blocks away from the Hudson River and is a wonderful stop before a morning walk along the water. The cafe also serves a BYO brunch on the weekends that’s attracted local fans. Stop by and try the apple pie French toast or just order some coffee and pass the time in the neighborhood joint.

2. Brewshot Cafe

Coffee Shop, American, Coffee, Tea , Fast Food, Dessert

Brewshot - Liberty Harbor, Jersey City
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Brewshot is a cafe that takes pride in its caffeinated beverages. Brewshot doesn’t just see coffee as a drink, but as a way of life, and has been perfecting the art since its opening in 2012. Sidewalk seating is available outside and indoor window seating is available as well, bar style. Come and enjoy a cold brew or an artfully decorated latte with a pastry. Bring a book and stay a while, as this cafe isn’t going anywhere.

3. Short Grain

Cafe, American, Asian

Short-Grain-EmilyTan
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This small cafe situated in downtown Jersey City has food options that have foodies from Manhattan, locals, and tourists going crazy. From avocado toast to juices to amazing Vietnamese coffee, this is a foodie detour. Although it’s not your standard sit and eat cafe (there are only three tables available for seating), it’s a great stop for takeout or, if you get lucky and the tables are open, a good spot to sit and enjoy the menu.

4. The Warehouse Cafe

Cafe

The Warehouse Cafe

The Warehouse Cafe is an industrial style cafe located in downtown Jersey City. The cafe serves organic coffee and tea options, and the indoor decor allows for an ample workspace for those who are looking to utilize the free WiFi. Milk comes from the nearby Hudson Valley and the menu is comprised of hearty treats like the pecan sticky bun and the meatloaf. If good coffee and a rustic atmosphere are a go for you, head to this little culture hub located in downtown Jersey City’s arts district.

The Warehouse Cafe, 140 Bay St, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA +1 201 420 8882

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5. Basic

Cafe, Restaurant, American, Fast Food, Coffee, Tea , Vegetarian, Dessert, Vegan

This quaint cafe is located in a building corner right by the lovely Hamilton Park. A budget friendly stop, Basic is ideal for any sunny or even blustery fall day where coffee can be enjoyed while walking the park. Free WiFi is an amenity, and pumpkin spice lattes are served year-round for all those craving the popular drink.

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