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Park Tavern

American, Bar, Pub
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575 West Side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304
+1 201-434-9253
10:00 - 02:00
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Thu - Fri 10:00 - 03:00
Sat - Wed 10:00 - 02:00
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New Jersey
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213 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

A nice hole in the wall. Very limited menu, bartender does double duty. Burger I felt was very pricey.Wanted burger well done, was dried out. Lettuce, tomato, etc all extra charge. Nice selection draft beer very affordable. They do not take credit cards. 4 tvs at the bar.

1 Thank Trkr483
Rahway, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We went on a recommendation from a friend and we weren't disappointed. The bartender is also the cook so be prepared to wait. Have a beer (or mixed drink) and listen to the jukebox. The bartender (cook) was friendly. We ordered the burgers and went disappointed. The corned beef on rye was excellent. The beer was ice cold and there... More 

Thank JaynRay
Jersey City, NJ, USA
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191 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Went there for the first time, but it won't be the last ! Thoroughly enjoyed sitting at the vintage bar, sipping on pints of draft beer, chomping down a delicious burger with crispy fries. And then ! Dancing to the JukeBox ! From the outside, it doesn't look like much -- but don't let the exterior fool you ! Inside... More 

Thank Hope Susan B
Budd Lake
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Exactly what a tavern should be. The perfect place. Best Guinness. Best Burger in the State of NJ, I don't care what the Star-Ledger or NJ.Com have to say about anyplace else. No sign outside. Hard to park sometimes. The neighborhood can be sketchy, especially a block or two away, but there is usually at least one or 2 cops... More 

Thank thomasmQ921CD
Jersey City
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Honest and plain. The burgers (and other menu items) are prepared by the bartender and are very good. Nice little patio space out back in the summer, open fire in the winter. Great jukebox!

Thank Mazza102
Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Love to meet my friends from the area there and enjoy the great pizza and beer! Very casual and very fun!

Thank FrankDecon10
Kearny, New Jersey
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Hole in the wall that makes you feel at home. Dark, comfortable and friendly. Fireplace, great outside patio and a mean burger. No sign and dingy looking outside, but that just adds to the mystique. Great spot, don't let the neighborhood deter you, cop and firemen patrons keep out the RifRaf. If you live downtown, you must make the trek... More 

2 Thank Pat M
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Love this place, great bartenders and great food, especially the burgers. Great neighborhood bar around.

1 Thank newyorkcityboy99
Toms River, New Jersey
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

We spent the post game day there for a visit ...visiting old friends and enjoying the quaint old atmosphere. Great bartender. Menu is short but food was great pub food. The drinks were cold and you still had money in your pocket when you left!

3 Thank Leslie M
Newark, New Jersey
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is a true hole in the wall joint of a place with the best burger around. It is located in a gritty neighborhood and has no sign. Depending on when you visit you can find families and or a more adult bar crowd. There is good tap beer and the bartender/cooks are always very friendly and accommodating. Great spot

1 Thank Babci_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 West Side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-434-9253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?