Bayonne is home to a culinary scene with distinct Italian influences. Yet there are undoubtedly other cultural cuisines available, including Mexican and Turkish fare alongside quaint cafes and vegan restaurants. Come with us as we tour the top 10 best restaurants in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Café Talya offers traditional American breakfasts with Mediterranean influences. For instance, a popular menu item is the Talya omelet, which comes with Turkish sausage, mozzarella, and feta. They also make delicious pancakes rolled up like crêpes with fruit in between and crisp, light French toast. Be sure to accompany your meal with a big glass freshly squeezed orange juice or an aromatic and flavorful Turkish coffee. Pair the coffee with some of their wonderful apple cookies dusted in powdered sugar. If you’re looking for lunch, Café Talya has that too. Come here for burgers, BLTs, and grilled cheese.
Café Talya, 218 Avenue B, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA +1 201-535-5333
Located in an historic brick and Tudor building, Hendrickson’s Corner offers tasty traditional American food with a penchant for steaks. The interior is dimly lit with remarkable stained glass windows filtering sunlight inside. It is clearly an old building and this only adds to its charm. It’s essential that you start you meal with Hendrickson’s famous French onion soup, which is oozing with melted cheese. For the main course, try the open face steak sandwich, potato pancakes served with apple sauce and sour cream, cheeseburger with sautéed onions and mushrooms, or chicken zinfandel. Hendrickson’s also makes their own Irish soda bread.
Hendrickson’s Corner, 671 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002, United States (+1) 201-437-4955
Lot 13 is a fun hangout serving a variety of craft and imported beers. Expect to find even the most obscure of foreign beers here. If you’re looking for something to snack on while you drink, opt for chicken wings, Bavarian pretzel, fish and chips or double patty barge burger. You’ll have to look skywards to read the menu, as it’s written on the ceiling. The establishment holds a large pool table and hosts local musicians as well. Lot 13 is a quirky and fun place to hang out with friends or dance the night away.
Lot 13, 169 Ave E Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA (+1) 201-535-5066
Pizza Masters serves decadent pizzas and other Italian classics. Some popular options are the Sicilian pizza, grilled chicken pizza with roasted peppers, roast beef on focaccia with melted mozzarella, chicken shells with broccoli, chicken Parmesan and grandma pizza with fresh cheese and homemade sauce. Accompany your slice with a delicious Stewart’s soda. The interior is stylish and rustic with wooden beams spanning across the ceiling, an exposed brick wall, yellow hued tiles, and a wrought iron chandelier at the center. There is ample space to eat inside or you can order your food to go. Plus, Pizza Masters offers unbeatable prices.
Pizza Masters, 532 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA (+1) 201-437-4802
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