Newark, New Jersey and the greater NYC area has so many restaurant options to choose from, making a decision is near impossible! For NJ travelers and residents alike, we at Value Van and Car Rental want to pass along a few restaurant suggestions, courtesy of USA Today’s 10 Best.
1. Brasilia Grill
If you’re interested in a casual but oh-so-tasty Brazilian food experience, then you may be interested in Brasilia Grill in Newark. Open for both lunch and dinner, you can enjoy savory meat options, including pork, lamb, sausage, ribs, and more. However, if you’re interested in a lighter fare, they also have an extensive salad bar.
2. Theatre Square Grill
Located in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, Theatre Square Grill offers classy New American cuisine and great views of the Hudson River and NYC skyline. Due to its great food and atmosphere, you will likely need to make a reservation.
Need a little soul food? Then Je’s is your place. With Southern-inspired dishes like catfish, fried chicken, greens, ribs, and more, your mouth will water just walking by! Many Newark residents and local celebrities frequent Je’s for its fantastic menu.
4. 27 Mix
How does an evening sipping cocktails, eating yellow fin, and listening to jazz music sound to you? At 27 Mix, you can do all these things. This Newark dining establishment features a New American menu and a colorful, unique atmosphere.
5. Don Pepe
For great Portuguese food, Don Pepe is a popular Newark, NJ choice—known for its seafood choices. Dress is business casual, and you can expect it to be busy during most hours of the day, so we recommend trying to get a reservation.
If you’re sampling Newark cuisine as a group, you can take a food tour in a sprinter van rental from Value Van and Car Rental. We have reliable, dependable, comfortable, and stylish sprinter rentals, as well as standard van rentals, passenger van rentals, and car rentals—ranging from economy to luxury models.