UPDATED MONDAY 6/1
It’s near impossible to predict the ongoing toll of the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s clear businesses are already hurting, severely. Within the restaurant industry, we’ve already seen some initiatives to mitigate the damage: delivery options, discount gift cards, most recently—and perhaps ambitiously—the Dining Bonds Initiative, a new national program spearheaded by HP-PR and Hall PR meant to draw funding to the struggling restaurant industry ASAP.
The concept is simple: consumers buy a Dining Bond from a participating restaurant now, thus providing funds vital to support them through this crisis. You can redeem your bond at a later date. The crux of the whole set-up is the bonds are sold at 25 percent cheaper than the actual value, meaning you can buy a $100 bond from a restaurant for just $75. FYI, most restaurants require 30 to 60 days before redeeming (and of course any new coronavirus restrictions will impact that). You can find a list of participating restaurants, including Sushi by Bou and Costanera, here.
It might seem like a drastic step, but restaurants are suffering hugely in the wake of COVID-19. In a recent press release, Dining Bonds initiative co-founder Helen Patrikis was blunt: “We’re already seeing a number of restaurants close and are very concerned about the future of the industry.”
We’ve started compiling a list of such closures below. Bear in mind: these are temporary closures.
We’re also updating the list of restaurants offering takeout and delivery on a daily basis.
NJ RESTAURANTS WITH TAKEOUT AND DELIVERY OPTIONS:
16 Prospect Wine Bar and Bistro in Westfield is open Tuesday–Saturday from 4–8pm for curbside pickup, and offering delivery on Friday and Saturday.
The Able Baker in Maplewood is open, and taking orders for delivery (local only, on Fridays, 9am–6pm). It’s currently a small team operating the bakery, with Able Baker herself Julie Pauly the helm, so orders can add up quickly—get yours in by Wednesday at the latest.
Ani Ramen has set up “Ani Express” out of its District Kitchen location in the Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City. There’s some assembly required for the ramen only, but it’s super simple, and you end up with a delicious meal. You can order online and pick-up at District Kitchen (they also deliver to Jersey City and sections of Hoboken within a two-mile radius).
A Toute Heure in Cranford is open for takeout at its pickup window on Elm Street.
Allegory at the MC Hotel in Montclair is staying open for curbside pick-up and delivery.
Amanda’s Restaurant in Hoboken is partially operational, doing what looks to be occasional limited menus for pick-up and doing (work helping local community, as in a recent coordinated donation to the Hoboken Community Center.
Ambeli Greek Taverna in Cranford has been open for online ordering since early April. They’ve also been incredibly active in feeding first responders, from Westfield and Cranford Police Departments to a recent dinner delivery to University Hospital in Newark. Check out the online menu.
Ariane Kitchen & Bar in Verona is doing a limited menu of takeout and curbside pick-up from Thursday through Sunday from 4:30–7:30pm.
The Hoboken location of Artichoke Basille’s Pizza is doing takeout and delivery via delivery apps like GrubHub and Uber Eats.
Aumm Aumm Pizzeria & Wine Bar in Englewood is open for takeout and offering 15 percent off all orders, with free local delivery.
Bamboo Grill in Bergenfield has fought to remain open to serve the community for the entirety of the pandemic. Open for takeout and curbside pick-up Tuesday–Sunday, 11am to 6pm (they ask that you place your order by 5:30pm latest).
Bamboo Village in Woodland Park is open for takeout only. Closed Tuesday.
Barcade locations in Newark and Jersey City have reopened, though they’re only doing beer growlers at the moment. Keep an eye on their social media for updates on food, wine, and cocktail ordering (they’re working on it). Orders can be placed online.
Benares in Wyckoff is doing takeout and delivery, with 20 percent off all online orders.
Bistro d’Azur in South Orange has a Bistro d’Go curbside pickup menu, plus bottles of wine from Unionville Vineyards available. They are also offering “fine dining delivery” from chef Rich Krug. Open daily.
Bivio Pizza in Montclair is offering limited takeout.
Rockaway’s Brick 46 is doing pick-up and delivery (in Rockaway and Denville only) from 3–8pm, daily. In addition the regular menu, they’re doing a special package deal menu, with combination meals that can feed four to eight people for $49.95, with three courses of laid back Italian restaurant classics (think wings, pasta, pizza, penne vodka). Call 973-625-4900.
Broa Cafe in Jersey City is offering takeout and delivery.
Café Chameleon in Bloomingdale launched a Sunday family-style menu. They’re taking orders during the week for Sunday pick-up, including bottles of wine. A $50 quarter tray feeds two; the $99 half tray feeds four.
Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill is open from 2–8pm for takeout and curbside pick-up; order online here. All three Calandra’s bakeries (in Caldwell, Newark, and Fairfield) are open for takeout from 7am–7pm and Calandra’s Italian Village deli is open from 7am to 7pm. (Both the grill and deli are offering wine pick-up.)
Chef Bob’s Catering in Closter is open for delivery only. Deliveries are made between 3—5pm, daily.
Chengdu 23 in Wayne closed their dining room early on as Covid-19 struck, citing both supplier issues and a general precaution to keep their regular customers and staff safe. But as of Wednesday, April 29 they’re open again, doing online ordering and contact-free pick-up from 11:30am to 8pm.
Chevys Fresh Mex in Clifton is open daily, and offering a limited menu. They also have family meals available as well as Margarita kits and a variety of beer and wine for pick-up with a valid ID. Items are available for call-in to-go orders or contactless curbside pick-up. Delivery is also available through Uber Eats and DoorDash.
Chez Catherine in Westfield is open for takeout, with a menu that’s updated weekly.
Chopt Creative Salad Co. has delivery and pick-up options available at locations in Florham Park and New Providence.
Churrascaria Paladar in Hackettstown reopened in mid-May. They’re open Thursday–Sunday, with limited hours. And while they ask you order at least 24 hours in advance, they’re doing a regularly updated curbside pick-up menu. Call ahead: 908-813-1700
Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell is not only doing curbside pick-up and delivery of delightful tavern food, they’ve got Margarita Kits. They’re open 11am–8pm.
Crave Home Kitchen in Closter is open with curbside pick-up and delivery options.
Curry Up Now in Hoboken is offering meal packages that feed families of 4, 6, or 8 (for $50, $72, and $96, respectively), available for pick-up or delivery.
Da Pepo in Montclair is doing takeout and delivery.
David Burke’s DB Orange Lawn in South Orange is doing takeout and delivery through Grubhub.
Domodomo in Jersey City is offering food and beverages for curbside pick-up from 11:30am–7:30pm, daily.
Eccola Italian Bistro in Parsippany is open for curbside pick-up and free contactless delivery. Open noon–8pm, daily. Call 973-334-8211 to place order.
Erie Coffeeshop & Bakery in Rutherford is open again for pre-order pick-up, Friday–Sunday from 9am–2pm.
Call ahead to pick up from Chinese restaurant Ewha Won in Closter.
Faubourg in Montclair is doing a daily takeout menu from 4–8pm. You can order by noon for curbside pick-up that day, though they’re also delivering orders over $50 to Glen Ridge, Verona, Essex Fells, Bloomfield and Montclair. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order.
The Fine Grind Coffee Bar in Little Falls is open every day from 10am–6pm. They recommend DoorDash for no-fee pick-up or delivery. They also recently launched an online store, Shop a Latte, to ease your grocery needs.
Fink’s BBQ in Dumont is offering takeout from noon–8pm. They’re also offering free delivery as well as six-packs and wine from their own stock as long as supplies last. Carnivore’s rejoice, and check out the menu.
The West Indian restaurant Freetown Road Project in Jersey City is fulfilling takeout and delivery orders.
Goldberg’s Famous Deli in Millburn is open for pick-up and delivery.
Greto’s Modern Italian in East Rutherford is offering curbside pick-up and delivery.
Hainesville General Store in Branchville is open and operating from 7am–5pm, Tuesday–Saturday. You can order ahead or actually order in the store itself, with plenty of items ready to go.
The Halal Guys are offering delivery through Postmates, DoorDash, Grub Hub and UberEats.
Halifax in Hoboken is open for takeout and delivery (via UberEats and GrubHUb), including a $50 dinner for two with a bottle of wine.
Hudson Hall in Jersey City is offering pick-up and delivery.
Il Capriccio in Whippany is offering takeout and delivery.
J & J Sushi in North Arlington is open for business and delivering via GrubHub.
James on Main in Hackettstown is doing curbside pick-up and delivery on Thursday, Frida, and Saturday. (They ask that you place your order a day in advance.) It’s $79 for apps, entrees, and dessert for two, with larger packages available as well.
Delivery and call-ahead pick-up is available at Kai Yang in Montclair. Customers ordering more than $50 in food for pick-up/delivery receive a $10 gift card for a future visit.
La Promenade bakery and catering in Tenafly is open—both the retail shop, for limited customer-capacity shopping, and curbside pick-up and delivery (order at least 36 hours in advance for either).
La Rocca Osteria in Montclair is open for takeout or delivery.
La Salbuen in Montclair is doing a takeout and also offering groceries.
Lefkes in Englewood Cliffs is doing takeout, curbside pick-up, and free delivery from 11:30am—7:30pm.
Limani Seafood Grill in Westfield is open Thursday–Sunday, noon–8pm, doing curbside pick-up and free local delivery.
Lorena’s in Maplewood is offering pick-up and curbside service for lunch and dinner.
Low Fidelity Bar in Jersey City—known for their deep dish pizzas—has online ordering for pick-up and delivery takeout available.
Luna Stella in Maplewood has announced it’s opening back up on May 1 and to check its social media for updates on times and menus.
Mama’s Café Baci in Hackettsown is open, doing delivery and takeout (and it looks like they’re doing pretty much the full menu, plus random specials like this impressive $1 bottle of wine special). They’re also giving out free homemade bread: “At this time where store shelves may be in need of a helping hand, Mamas is baking extra homemade bread, and a loaf can be picked up by anyone to take home safely or pass along to anyone who may not be able to get out of their homes.” Call ahead to pick up: 908-852-2820
Mama’s Pizza in Garwood is open Tuesday–Sunday, from noon–8pm, for delivery or pick-up.
Marcel Bakery and Kitchen in Montclair is open again, with takeout and curbside pick-up from 8am–2pm, Tuesday through Sunday.
Mason Jar in Mahwah is open with limited hours. Call to order for pick-up (201-529-2302) or use a delivery app (they’re doing Grubhub, Uber Eats, and DoorDash).
McLoone’s Boathouse in West Orange is open 11am–8pm, daily.
Mike’s Pasta & Sandwich Shoppe in Nutley is open for takeout.
MishMish in Montclair is open for takeout and local delivery.
Miss Saigon Restaurant in Freehold is re-opening on Tuesday, May 19. Credit card only until further notice.
The Mohawk House in Sparta isn’t just doing “Mobile Butcher Shop Steaks,” they’ve got a mini library of books and puzzles you can purchase to take home with your meat. They’re open from 11am to close every day, offering both the butcher’s market as well as a Garden Market.
Montclair Brewery is open for pick-up and local delivery every day of the week, with 21 taps to slake your thirst.
Muscle Maker Grill in Clifton is offering “great food with your health in mind” delivered right to your door as well as for takeout; 862-899-7111.
Nonna Clementina Italian Deli in Closter is offering takeout and free delivery on orders over $30.
Ome Caterers in Whippany is shifting gears to “Ome at Home,” offering pick-up of $50 boxes (that feed four). Place your order by 10am the day before.
Osteria Crescendo in Westwood has reopened for curbside pick-up and local delivery. The a la carte menu, subject to change, is starting off with a mix of spring lightness and rich comforts. Open Wednesday–Sunday, 4–8pm. You can order same-day for a la carte menu options, though they recommend you pre-order (by Saturday, 8pm) for Sunday dinners.
The Parkwood Diner in Maplewood is offering contact-less pick-up at their backdoor. They’re doing their regular menu plus some daily specials, which you can hear by phone; open from 7am–7pm, daily and doing delivery from 11am–3pm. Call for pick-up. 973-313-3990
Patsy’s Tavern in Paterson is open for pick-up only—employees are wearing masks and gloves and customers are asked to wear a mask if entering. Lunch, Thursday and Friday. Dinner, Tuesday–Sunday. Cash only.
Pierogies House in Morristown is open for takeout.
Porta in in Jersey City is open again for takeout.
Pulled Fork BBQ in Long Valley is offering a “through-the-glass high five” with every order of pick-up barbecue. They’re open from 11am–5pm, or as long as supplies.
Rails Steakhouse in Towaco is open Tuesday–Sunday, 3–8pm for curbside pick-up and takeout. Each week Rails has rotating daily specials and half priced wine. And every Sunday, Rails has been offering a complete Sunday dinner free of charge to their 75 employees—in, or out-of-work—and 50 three-course dinners to neighborhood residents in need of a helping hand through Chapel Cares Delivers.
Rod’s Steak & Seafood Grille/ GK’s Red Dog Tavern in Morristown is open for takeout and delivery, 4–8pm.
Rudy’s Italian Restaurant in Closter and Garwood is open for takeout and curbside pick-up, 11am–8pm, daily.
Rutt’s Hut in Clifton is doing takeout/pick-up from 8am to 8pm daily.
Sam AM in Paulus Hook in Jersey City is doing pick-up. They’re also running a grocery service (you sign up for a time slot Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday, and come shop).
Samba in Montclair is offering takeout and delivery.
Sammy’s Steak House in Mendham is open for takeout, Wednesday–Sunday.
Santillo’s Pizza in Elizabeth is open for takeout.
Sear Steakhouse in Closter is open for takeout and delivery from 3–8pm, Tuesday–Sunday.
The Shannon Rose Irish Pub locations in Clifton and Ramsey are open for takeout and curbside pick-up.
SLA Thai in Montclair is offering pick-up and delivery.
Sofia in Englewood is offering curbside pickup and delivery of (almost) the entire a la carte menu. Orders can be made by phone (201-541-8530) or online. They are also offering daily specials and free dessert on all orders. You can also opt for the daily family dinner special for four, which includes dessert, a bottle of wine, and must be ordered two hours in advance. More information about specials can be found here.
Some Good Food in West Orange (which also caters to at-home seniors through Meals on Wheels) is doing “curbside pick-up and delivery through UberEats, Doordash, GrubHub, and Postmates.” They’re also catering through ezcater.com, and currently offering a $25 off promo code, CATERNOW2092.
Sorellina in Hoboken is open from Thursday–Sunday for takeout and local delivery. They’re also offering a weekend “Bar & Bakery” concept, featuring fresh baked goods such as a variety of focaccia, muffins, loaves of bread and assorted pastries. An assortment of to-go cocktails and Italian wines are also available for takeout.
Sorriso Kitchen in Chatham is open for regular breakfast and lunch takeout and delivery, as well as Sorriso Suppers that are available on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings for safe, curbside pick-up
South + Pine in Morristown has takeout and delivery, and is selling some pantry items.
On May 15, Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas in Clifton is reopening, and will offer takeout (including family specials that feed four) and delivery.
Stuffed Grass-Fed Burgers in Montclair is open for pick-up and local delivery. Delivery is through Uber Eats or Door Dash; for curbside pick-up order online or text “Stuffed” to 33733 to download the app.
Summit House in Summit is open for takeout Tuesday–Friday, taking orders each day for pick-up the following day.
Sushi Lounge in Morristown and Hoboken is open for takeout and free local delivery.
Taphouse 15 in Jefferson is back to operating, albeit with a slimmed-down menu. They’re also doing limited beer and wine for delivery/pick-up.
Tao Haus a “Hong Kong eatery” in Closter will begin offering takeout on June 1.
Toast City Diner in Montclair is open and taking online orders for delivery or pick-up from 8am–2pm.
Turning Point Restaurants in Hoboken and Westfield are open for curbside pick up and for delivery through Grubhub, Door Dash and Uber Eats. Open daily from 7:30am–3pm.
Veggie Heaven in Denville is open as of Sunday, April 5, doing takeout and delivery of its healthy, veg-centric Chinese and a few pan-Asian specialties from Monday through Sunday from 3–8pm.
Ventanas at The Modern in Fort Lee went cash-free, and doing takeout and delivery.
Vesta Wood-Fired in East Rutherford is offering their full menu, as well as delivering $65 Italian family-style dinners (via DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats) that can include your choice of beer, wine, or mason jar cocktails.
Viaggio in Wayne has closed its Marketplace to focus entirely on curbside pick-up and delivery operations. In addition to a la carte menu, they’re doing “Family Style Dinners” on Sundays. Open Wednesday–Sunday, 4–8pm. You can order same-day for a la carte menu options, though they recommend you pre-order (by Saturday, 8pm) for Sunday dinners.
White Birch in Long Valley is doing new “family style” menu for 4 to 6 people, available for pick-up.
618 Restaurant in Freehold is open for curbside pick-up from 4–8pm, Friday–Sunday. You can also get ready-to-drink cocktails to go as well as bottles like Tito’s and Woodford Reserve and a selection of wines to go.
AMA Pizza e Cucina in Hillsborough is open for takeout and delivery (free within 5 miles of AMA). Open Tuesday–Thursdy, 4-8pm; and Friday–Sunday, noon–8pm.
Alfonso’s Trattoria in Somerville is open for takeout and delivery, Monday–Saturday from noon–8 pm.
Bagel Barn in Princeton is open for takeout and curbside pickup.
Brian’s Restaurant in Lambertville is open for takeout, and updates the menu regularly online. Order by calling 609-460-4148.
Brick Farm Tavern in Hopewell is offering takeout, including curbside delivery if you call ahead.
Cambo Box in New Brunswick is open noon-7:30pm, Tuesday through Friday. You can order through UberEats, Grubhub and Doordash, or by calling directly 732-220-0017. They’re also offering a 15 percent off promotion to healthcare workers and first responders until June 30.
Carlucci’s Grill in Princeton is open for curbside pick-up and delivery.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill in East Brunswick is open for takeout and delivery until 8pm, daily.
Catherine Lombardi in New Brunswick is open Monday–Saturday from 1-8pm, and Sunday from 3–8pm for curbside pickup and local deliveries. The full menu along with the wine list is available is on the website.
Cafe du Pain Bakery in Lawrenceville is open three days a week (Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday) for curbside pick-up and delivery.
All three locations of the Chimney Rock Inn (Bridgewater, Gillette and Flemington) are open and doing curbside pick-up and no-contact delivery from noon–8pm, daily. Don’t forget the beer and wine if you’re so inclined. Order here, or on their mobile app.
Chopt Creative Salad Co. has delivery and pick-up options available in Princeton.
Christie’s Italian Seafood Grille in Howell is open from 11am–8pm (place your order by 7:30pm). A nice addition to the more common dinner for four package is the $55 Dinner for Two, which is two apps, two salads, and two entrees or pastas. Call them at 732-780-8310.
Cousins Maine Lobster Food Trucks are all over the country but what matters to you is their Freehold truck is up and running and delightfully active—you can see their future truck stop schedules here. They’re going around Freehold, Jackson, Mt. Laurel, and Old Bridge on a regular basis. The Trenton truck is also on the road, with a schedule you can check out right here.
Culinary Creations Eatery & Restaurant in Hillsborough is open daily, 8am–3pm, for curbside pick-up. They are also offering Daily Meal Deals (that change daily, feeding two, four and six people). Profits from Meal Deals are used to bring meals to local seniors and families in need daily.
De Martino in Somerville is doing pick-up and delivery.
Destination Dogs in New Brunswick is doing contactless delivery via the usual roster of delivery apps. They recommend you check their social media for menu updates and specials. (Per their Facebook page, Destination Dogs will be temporarily closed from May 15–22 for a deep cleaning.)
Elements in Princeton has begun offering takeout meals on Saturdays and Sundays. Order by phone (609-924-0078 )Thursday through Saturday, from 1–6pm (or email email@example.com). The menus are nicely straightforward in terms of options: a regular Takeout Menu is $49 and Vegetarian is $39, and both are complete, multi-course menus for one. Menu components, of course, are thoughtful and delicately assertive in an Elements sort of way: think toasted Spelt Sourdough Bread, Roasted Halibut with Arugula Pesto, Australian Wagyu ($20 extra), Japanese Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Finnagel’s Restaurant in Clinton is open for curbside pick-up and delivery from 11:30am–7:30 pm, Monday–Saturday; and noon–7:30 pm on Sunday.
Harvest Restaurant in Farmingdale is open noon–5:30pm, Tuesday–Sunday. And while this isn’t necessarily an order-for-four kind of spot, it is the kind of restaurant you’ll want to hit up when it’s time for something refined (think Lamb Meatballs, Seared Duck Breast, Scallops with Bacon Garlic Cream Sauce, a hulking Harvest Pork Chop with seasonal vegetables). Call to order: 732-919-3276
Havana Central in Menlo Park is open from noon–8pm, daily, for pick-up and delivery.
Heirloom Kitchen in Old Bridge was closed for weeks, but has recently opened doors again to offer contactless dinners to-go.
South Indian eatery Hoysala Restaurant in Somerset, which had been closed, is now re-opened for takeout, as well as delivery through Ubereats, DoorDash, etc.
Il Nido in Marlboro is back up and running. The a la carte options include Grilled Octopus with Crispy Potatoes and Salsa Verde for $19, and Duck Confit with Braised Lentils and Pancetta for $16. The Family Meal option is $125 for four to five people. They’re open Wednesday–Sunday, 5–7pm (order no later than 3pm by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. More info on their curbside pick-up can be found here.
Juniper Hill in Annandale is open for curbside pick-up, Tues–Sun, 1-6pm.
KITCH Organic in Red Bank is offering curbside takeout, contact-free delivery, plus grocery and provisions delivery through Doordash and GrubHub. They are also raising funds to provide help for the elderly or sick in our community who need it. You can order online here.
La Cipollina in Freehold is doing Saturday Night Feasts (order by noon the Friday before). It’s $39.99 per person, with a minimum of two people. A recent feast menu included dishes like Mussels in a light Tomato Broth, Cold Water Atlantic Cod with Sweet Onions, Basil, and Capers, and a simple Spinach and Garlic Parmigiano Risotto. Wine is extra, with a decent range of selections. Call 732-308-3830
Lambertville Station in Lambertville has curbside pick-up from noon–7pm, daily.
As of May 1, Liberty Hall Pizza in Lambertville is hosting its first “Keep the Fire Burning” Pizza Pop-Up. All you have to do is order their newly-created “Fresh Frozen Pizza” lineup online and head to the restaurant between 3–7pm on Friday to pick it up.
Lotsa Balls in Metuchen is open for regular pick-up, curbside pick-up, and delivery.
The Lovin’ Oven in Frenchtown is doing curbside pick-up. Order the day ahead and pick-up curbside between 3–5pm.
Luca’s Ristorante in Somerset is open for takeout and delivery.
The Meeting House in Princeton is doing a limited takeout menu starting March 18.
Nicoletta in Bernardsville is doing takeout and delivery.
Old Croton Bar & Grill in Flemington is open for takeout and delivery, which is free within a 7-mile radius of the restaurant.
Old Man Rafferty’s in Hillsborough and New Brunswick are open daily until 8pm with no-contact curbside pick-up and home delivery.
Old York Cellars is open and doing plenty of business. For regular wine purchasing, the options are wide open, with curbside pick-up available from noon–7pm, daily. The Quaker Bridge Tasting Room is also doing delivery and pick-up food. Call either location to order (you can also order wine from Ringoes online).
Palace of Asia Indian Grill locations in Kingston, Lawrenceville and Maple Shade are offering takeout and delivery, daily (11am–9pm) via GrubHub and Doordash.
Perkins in East Brunswick is open Tuesday–Sunday, 9am–6pm (closing at 3pm on Sunday). You can order online for curbside pick-up or get delivery through UberEats and DoorDash.
Pluckemin Inn in Bedminster recently posted a new takeout menu.
The Portuguese Fisherman in South River is open Thursday—Sunday for takeout.
Q Crew Catering in Ringoes is redirecting all the energy it would’ve put into catering weddings and graduation parties into takeout “Grab and Go” barbecue (or free delivery within 10 miles of Ringoes). You can get four pounds of pulled pork for $25, plus sides. (FYI, the owners are donating 1 pound of food for every 10 purchased to the local Flemington Food Bank.)
Restaurant Nicholas in Red Bank still has delivery options available on its Facebook page.
The Robinson Ale House in Red Bank has opened for curbside pick-up and delivery from 11am-8pm, daily.
Rocky Hill Tavern in Rocky Hill is offering curbside pick-up or delivery (within a 10-mile radius) from 4-8pm, daily.
Rook Coffee is doing contact-less curbside pick-up of cold brew and coffee beans out of its Long Branch roastery headquarters.
Saanjh Indian Cuisine in Dayton is open for takeout and delivery from 11am–8pm, Tuesday–Sunday. Phone orders get 20 percent off. First responders get 25 percent off (with ID).
Salt Seafood and Oyster Bar in New Brunswick is open for delivery and pick-up.
Stage Left Steak in New Brunswick is popping open, typically three nights a week, Thursday–Saturday from 4–8pm for burgers and a curated selection of steaks. Sign up for the email list on the website to find out when the pop-ups are happening.
Stage Left Wine Shop in New Brunswick is open Monday–Saturday from 1–8pm, and Sunday from 3–8pm for curbside pick-up and local deliveries. The wine list is available is on the website.
Steakhouse 85 in New Brunswick is open for takeout and local delivery from 2–8pm, Monday–Friday; Saturday and Sunday from 4–8pm to serve the local area.
Stelton Restaurant in Edison and is open daily from 6am-2pm for takeout only. Call 732-985-0737 to place takeout orders.
The Stockton Market in Stockton is open for businesses. The Farm Cafe is making breakfast to-go and has set up an outside grill for Saturday hot dogs and hamburgers, Wednesday–Sunday 8am–4pm. Market Pizza is open and has been serving the community with extended hours: Wed and Thurs, noon-6pm; Friday noon-8pm; Sat 10am-7pm; and Sun 10am-4pm. Touchless ordering may be done at the website. Downtown Dumplings and BBQ434 are open. Metropolitan Seafood, Highland Gourmet has local meat, Corner View Farms has local eggs, Bubbly Goat has goat milk soap and lotion. The market also has fresh produce, canned goods, spices, and so much more.
The Sycamore Grille at Knob Hill Golf Club in Manalapan is open for takeout and is available on DoorDash.
Toast City Diner locations in Red Bank, Asbury Park and Montclair are all open, taking online orders for delivery or pick-up from 8am–2pm.
Turning Point Restaurants in Brick, Holmdel, Little Silver, Long Branch, Manalapan, Marlton, Princeton and Sea Girt are open for curbside pick up and for delivery through Grubhub, Door Dash and Uber Eats. Open daily from 7:30am–3pm.
Carlucci’s Waterfront in Mount Laurel is open for curbside pick-up and delivery.
The Chophouse in Gibbsboro is doing takeout from 11:30am–7:30pm, but they’re also doing a sort of butcher shop hybrid curbside pick-up, with things like 28-day Dry-aged Bone-in Ribeye and New York Strip.
Corinne’s Place in Camden is not only open doing classic soul food, they’re also offering 10 percent discounts to health care workers with ID (they even recently covered lunch for a whole department).
Dulce Artisanal Pastry in Collingswood is going above and beyond: they’re open (Weds–Sun), and doing gluten-free “Survival Kits,” stocked with your choice of gluten-free bread, rolls, macrons, macaroons and amaretti. Coming soon, they’ll have offerings like a “Bread Box,” “Cookie Tin,” even a “Baking-at-Home Cookie Tin.”
El Nopalito in Haddonfield is doing takeout only.
Marlboro’s Fireside Grill and Bar is doing curbside pick-up and delivery via DoorDash Monday–Friday from 3–8pm, and from noon–8pm on Saturday and Sunday. They’re also offering a $5 bottle of wine or $5 domestic six-pack with a purchase over $50 dollars, as well as a $25 dollar gift card with every purchase over $100.
Francesco’s Restaurant in Cedar Brook is open for takeout and delivery Thursday–Tuesday from noon-8pm (closed Wednesdays).
Hearthside in Collingswood began its “Hearthside Curbside” operations in early April. The program is still evolving. Right now they seem to be (true to the “hearth” in the name) cranking out exquisite-looking whole roast chickens on Fridays and Saturdays, with lovely sides and variations from week to week. You can keep up with Hearthside by social media and order through their menu on the Toast app.
Hollywood Cafe in Woodbury Heights is open for takeout.
Kitchen 519 in Glendora is open for pick-up and delivery.
The Phily Diner and Sport Bar in Runnemede is open for carry-out, curbside pick-up and delivery through Caviar.
P.J. Whelihan’s locations in Cherry Hill, Haddon Township, Maple Shade, Medford and Washington Township are open from 11:30am–7:30pm for curbside delivery.
The Pour House in Haddon Township is open for curbside delivery from 11:30am– 7:30pm, and is offering select canned and bottled beverages to-go.
Reyta’s Filipino Cuisine in Cherry Hill is doing delivery starting on March 19.
Riverview Restaurant in Burlington City is offering delivery and takeout.
Sabrina’s Café in Collingswood is open for delivery only in Collingswood via GrubHub.
Treno Pizza Bar in Haddon Township is open from 11:30am–7:30pm for curbside delivery. DIY pizza kits are available in cheese, margherita and pepperoni. Wine bottles are available to go.
Turning Point Restaurants in Cherry Hill and Moorestown are open for curbside pick up and for delivery through Grubhub, Door Dash and Uber Eats. Open daily from 7:30am–3pm.
Haddonfield’s Two Fish and The Little Hen are both offering a rotating weekly curbside pick-up, as well as a virtual seafood market and weekly butchers box. All orders can be placed on either website and depending on the order it will list pick-up day and time.
410 Bank Street in Cape May is still postponing its opening date “indefinitely,” but they are allowing reservations to be made for after June 1, which might mean there’s a plan of some sort in place.
Amendment 21 in Point Pleasant is back up and running, and they’re filling $15 craft growlers with selections from any of their 38 taps, putting unique spins on the cocktail kit trend (Blood Orange Mule, anyone?). They’re open from 12:30pm–7pm and they just ask that you call ahead: 732-295-9619.
The Atlantic House in Atlantic Highlands is offering Scotch Eggs in its curbside pick-up menu.
Avenue Le Club in Long Branch is open for curbside pick-up, Monday–Saturday from 4–8pm; and Sunday, 2–6pm. Order online here.
If you need a really, really good falafel fix and you’re in Toms River, good news: Baladina Halal Mediterranean Café is open and doing local deliveries (with help from places like Grubhub) as well as pick-up from 3–8pm, daily. It seems like the regular menu is up for grabs. Call ahead at the restaurant with any questions or to arrange your pick-up: 848-224-4889
Barrio Costero and Reyla in Asbury Park have combined their menus and are doing takeout and delivery, noon–8pm, Tuesday–Sunday.
Beachwood at the Dunes in Sea Isle City is open for takeout, including the full Spring menu, family meals, and cocktail kits to go.
Bourré, a New Orleans-inspired pub serving Cajun-style food in Atlantic City, will begin to offer takeout and delivery starting May 15. Open noon–8pm, daily, for takeout and delivery orders. Call 609-246-6670.
Brennan’s Delicatessen in Rumson is open and doing daily specials (updated on Facebook).
Cardinal Provisions in Asbury Park has a “COVID Menu” for pick-up (they’re closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays) that includes daily rotating “$60 Takeaway Meals” for four people.
Charlie’s of Bay Head is open for pick-up and delivery. They’re also running a mini grocery on their dinner menu, with produce, dairy, and of course beer, wine, and liquor.
Chef Mike’s ABG in South Seaside Park will be open again starting on May 15—not just for pick-up/takeout orders but with actual tables set up, though outside only, eight to ten feet apart, with plenty of ocean breeze to keep the air moving. Business will largely be pick-up, though, and they’ll be doing pre-packaged food with a smaller menu “We’re gonna crawl before we run,” says chef Mike Jurusz. However they are veering toward fan-favorites, says Mike, and will be serving “our famous crab cakes, bisque to go, clam chowder to go, in quart containers.” For now they’ll be operating five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, with wine, beer, and canned cocktails to-go.
The Chicken or the Egg in Beach Haven is doing curbside pick-up only from 11am–9pm, daily. That means you can brunch with gusto again on something like the legendary “Ultimate” omelet, made with new fewer than six eggs and every ingredient you’d like. More sensible and/or dinner choices revolve around the chicken part of the equation (lots of wings options) as well as a carefree Shore-style assemblage of good eats.
CJ McLoone’s in Tinton Falls is open for curbside pick-up and delivery from 11am–8pm, daily. 732-758-0800
The Crabs Claw Inn in Lavalette is doing curbside pick-up and takeout all week long from 11:30am–7:45pm (8:45pm on Friday and Saturday). The menu is hefty, and they have a massive beer and more modest wine list and are now doing cocktails to-go. Order online.
Golf isn’t shut down and neither are country clubs: Cuisine on the Green in Little Egg Harbor Township is doing online ordering (including a separate Happy Hour menu).
David’s Culinary Delights in Brick is offering special menus that feed families of two or four.
Drifthouse by David Burke in Sea Bright is doing delivery and takeout, and they’re also doing a discount gift card program.
Hickory Hog BBQ in Point Pleasant is doing takeout and delivery.
Asbury Park’s Iron Whale is open for curbside pick-up and delivery, daily.
Klotz’s Kitchen in Point Pleasant is open Thursday–Sunday, from 7am–2pm.
Louisa’s Cafe in Cape May is offering takeout Wednesday-Sunday. The seafood menu includes the signature salmon rillettes, crab cakes and scallops as well as ginger sesame noodles and house-made key lime pie and chocolate bread pudding.
Loteria, on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, will begin to offer takeout and delivery starting May 15. Open noon–8pm, daily, for takeout and delivery orders. Call 609-727-0457.
The Mad Batter in Cape May is doing takeout from 9am–5pm, Wednesday–Monday. Call ahead with your order (be ready to pay over the phone) and just come pick your food up on the big front porch! The takeout menu isn’t massive, but they have 64-ounce growlers available as well as mimosa kits.
After two months of being closed, McCloone’s Pier House in Long Branch is back open for curbside pick-up and delivery. Their inaugural to-go menu is hearty and festive: Lobster BLT, McCloone’s Crab Cakes with Spicy Remoulade, a 10-ounce Prime Beef Burger with Cheddar, Bacon, and Frizzled Onions, and Bay Scallops and Corn Risotto. The wine and beer to-go menu leans on the wine side of things with lots of warm-weather options (and 30% off per wine bottle as of this writing). They’re open 11am–8pm every week. Just call ahead to order: 732-923-1006.
Modine in Asbury Park is doing takeout.
The kitchen at MudHen Brewing Company is opening for takeout and delivery from 11am–8pm, Thursday through Sunday. As of April 29, they’ve also just announced that their version of the global collaborative Covid-19 relief effort beer, “All Together,” is “in the tank and coming soon!” Beer can be picked up at MudHen from noon–7pm, Wednesday–Saturday.
Mueller’s Bakery in Bay Head is open for pick-up and delivery.
Nettie’s House of Spaghetti in Tinton Falls is open for takeout and wine sales.
One18 American Bistro in Deal is open for curbside pickup and delivery.
Pancho’s Mexican Tacqueria in Atlantic City is open for takeout and delivery, 11am–8pm. Call 609-344-2062 or order through Grubhub, Doordash or Uber Eats.
Pascal & Sabine in Asbury Park is open for pick-up.
Pete & Elda’s in Neptune City is doing takeout.
Piccola Italia in Ocean Township is doing delivery and pick-up, Tuesday–Thursday, 4:30–8:30pm. Not only can you get Housemade Perciatelli Carbonara with Wild Mushrooms and Pancetta or some Peroni Beer-battered Onion Rings, you can get a bottle of their “Wine of the Week,” selected from their ample “Wines to Go” menu and sold at a discount. Call to place your order: 732-493-3090.
Pinelands Brewing Company in Little Egg Harbor is open for local delivery and pick-up from noon–7pm all week long (delivering only Friday through Sunday). They’re doing 4-packs, 6-packs, 22-ounce bombers, and even a few kegs, all of which you can order online.
Poached Pear Bistro in Point Pleasant Beach is offering takeout only.
Porta in in Asbury Park is open for takeout, including cocktails and drinks to go.
Princess Maria’s Pizza in Union Beach is open for takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery, with a $10 large pizza special.
Quahog’s Seafood Shack and Bar in Stone Harbor is open Friday–Sunday, noon–8:30pm for pick-up. There’s wine and beer for pick-up as well as a bunch of nice cocktail kits. You can order online to pick up the same day.
Chef Luis Manteca at The Red Store in Cape May is delaying his official opening for the season, but as of April 9, the Argentinian-born chef has been offering Red Store signature empanadas (frozen or prepared hot) for pick-up at Matthew’s Seafood Market and Restaurant in Cape May Court House. Manteca’s Quahog’s Seafood Shack in Stone Harbor and Taco Shop in Rio Grande have also delayed their openings, but you can sign up for email alerts or follow them online for updates.
Red’s Lobster Pot in Point Pleasant Beach has curbside pick-up Thursday–Sunday, noon–7:30pm. You can call ahead (732-295-6622) or order online, and the options include Lobster Mac n’ Cheese, Coconut Shrimp, Manhattan Clam Chowder, Stuffed Flounder, Broiled Shrimp. You can even get a quart of their Fra Diavolo if you feel like boiling up some pasta but don’t have time to make the sauce.
You can check in with Relish the Dog food truck in Jackson Township via social media to see when and where they’re posting up for the week (Mondays at Hollbrook Little League Field seems to be a regular spot). They’re doing card transactions only and the menu is beautifully simple.
The Robinson Ale House in Asbury Park is now open for curbside pick-up and delivery.
The Rum Runner in Sea Bright is doing curbside pick-up and delivery. Open Wednesday–Friday from 3–8pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 11am–8pm.
Salt Creek Grille in Rumson is doing takeout/curbside pick-up orders. Call to order by 7pm. They’re open from 4–8pm.
Sami’s Mediterranean Street Food in Asbury Park is offering pick-up and delivery through UberEats and Doordash.
Ship Bottom Brewery is doing local delivery in the Ocean County area and curbside pick-up (with a minimum $30 minimum purchase) Thursday through Sunday, noon–8pm. They’re doing 32-ounce growlers, 4-packs, and 24-packs (not every size option is available for every beer) and the list is nice and varied: you can go fully seasonal with a nice modest 5% ABV Mermaid Blonde Ale or wait for a chillier night to sip some chocolate, chili, and cinnamon-spiced Mexican Stout. Call 609-207-6331 to place your order (by 2pm for same day).
The Shrimp Box & Outside the Box Patio in Point Pleasant opened back up on May 8 for curbside pick-up and delivery. Open from noon–7pm, daily. Call ahead for Shore-style good eats like Fried Softshell Crab Sandwich, Grilled Honey Salmon with a mesquite seasoning, and a quart of New England Clam Chowder: 732-899-1637.
Surf Taco has grown to 13 locations in New Jersey (plus one in Florida), and while they’re not all open yet, the locations in Red Bank, Seaside Park, Lacey, Wall, Silverton, Long Branch, Manasquan, Belmar and Point Pleasant are all open from 11am–8pm, daily, and delivering locally (though you can also pick up, contact-free). They have an app (the Surf Taco 2.0 App) for mobile ordering, but you can also call whichever location directly. (You can also donate food to a frontline worker through their “Gift a Meal” program here.)
The Surfing Pig in North Wildwood is doing takeout and delivery, with family-size platters and $10 off wine bottles (that’s dollars, not percent—a solid deal). For Family Meals, pre-order with this menu; for regular menu orders, you can call between 4–8pm, Thursday–Sunday.
A Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe and Tea Room in Ocean Township is open for pick-up. The Tea Room itself is closed for the foreseeable future, but they’re cranking out sweet treats just the same. The best way to keep up with their offerings is via social media. 609-242-0153
Taka, a Japanese restaurant in Asbury Park, is open again and offering takeout service.
Talula’s in Asbury Park closed on March 21, but as of April 26, after approval of a PPP loan through the Small Business Administration, they announced their return to limited service and a limited menu. For now, they’ll be doing “contactless to-go orders” from 2–7pm, Thursday through Sunday. They’re also “developing exciting offerings such as fun virtual classes, DIY Packages, and provisions,” per the Facebook announcement.
Tide Table Restaurant Group—which owns places like Parkers Garage & Oyster Bar, Mud City Crab House, Black Whale Bar and Fish House—is running a special where you can buy a $20 gift card to “Donate a Meal to a Hero,” or first responders in the COVID crisis. Old Causeway is open for no-contact takeout and Mud City Crabhouse is open Thursdays through Sundays (they’re also busy donating meals to Southern Ocean Medical Center). Black Whale is doing delivery and takeout Thursday through Sunday from 3–8pm.
Tuckers Tavern in LBI is known for its craft beer and shoreside gastropub vibe, and while you can’t enjoy that vibe right now, they’re doing regularly updated weekly takeout menus featuring dishes like Wild Arugula and Watermelon Salad with Ricotta Salata, Steamed Littleneck Clams with Garlic Broth and Parmesan Crostini, and Barnegat Light Scallops with Bacon Sweet Pea Risotto.
Tuzzio’s Italian Cuisine in Long Branch is offering curbside pick-up and delivery, selling soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza and pasta entrees. Hours are 11:30am–8pm.
Vegan eatery Twisted Tree Cafe in Asbury Park is reopening on May 1 with a smaller takeout and delivery menu.
Vic’s Italian Restaurant in Bradley Beach has been serving the community for a staggering 73 years, and continues to. You can order through Uber Eats or by calling the restaurant (732-774-8225), Tuesday–Sunday, noon–8pm. Meanwhile you can check out this incredibly moving video about Vic’s (and supporting small business in general), though be careful, you may end up ordering, like, 15 pizzas after you watch it.
In Cape May, Viggiano’s on Sunset is doing curbside takeout Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Windward Tavern in Brick is doing takeout, with regularly updated online menus.
Xina Restaurant in Toms River is open from noon–6pm every day but Tuesday, with a limited but carefully curated curbside pick-up menu. Call ahead: 732-279-6327
NJ RESTAURANTS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS
410 Bank Street, Cape May
Antique Bar & Bakery, Hoboken
Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, Asbury Park
Beach Plum Farm, Cape May
Blue Pig Tavern, Cape May
Blue Morel, Morristown
The Boiler Room, Cape May
Brasserie Memere, Closter
Brickwall Tavern, Burlington
Café Panache, Ramsey
Casablanca, East Brunswick
The Cassidy, Maplewood
Choc-o-Pain, Jersey City and Hoboken
Common Lot, Millburn
The Crosby, Montclair
The Ebbitt Room, Cape May
The Edge, Jackson
Farm and Fisherman Tavern, Cherry Hill
George & Martha’s, Morristown
The Hill, Closter
Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange
Hooked, Jersey City
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Morristown
The Kitchen Step, Jersey City
Legal Sea Foods, Short Hills
Mandara Ristorante and Pizzeria, West Caldwell
Montclair Social Club, Montclair
Porch and Proper, Collingswood
The Red Store, Cape May
Restaurant Latour at Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg
Ryland Inn, Whitehouse Station
Sandi’s Soul Bites, Morristown
Social 37, Toms River
So Good Korean BBQ, Closter
Vonda’s Kitchen, Newark
Wabi Sabi, Bloomfield
White House Sub Shop, Atlantic City
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