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“The Little Cafe on Grand Street”
Review of Legal Grounds

Legal Grounds
Ranked #169 of 606 Restaurants in Jersey City
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Rainbow Lake, New York, United States
Level 6 Contributor
206 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“The Little Cafe on Grand Street”
Reviewed 21 September 2013

In a quiet residential block of Grand Street in Jersey City is a small coffee house that offers big treats. There is an impressive sandwich/wrap menu that is very reasonably priced. The coffee is what coffee should be, full of flavor and not afraid to say "robust". The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's located only a few blocks from Marin Blvd and the ferry connections to lower Manhattan. A word of warning: read the parking signs on Grand St ! My coffee (andWiFi) ended up costing the price of a parking ticket. Street cleaning! But that's life in NYC (Jersey, too, it seems). This place also has a coffee bean outlet and a BBQ shop at different locations.

Visited September 2013
Thank Patrick E
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English first
Richmond, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great coffee stop”
Reviewed 18 August 2013

This isn't much on atmosphere, but the food, service, and prices are great! Since moving to Jersey I have wanted to try Wonder Bagel, but have no desire to stand line. I just happened to stumble into Legal Grounds fro a cup of Joe. Much to my surprise they serve Wonder Bagels. I ordered a toasted bagel with cream cheese and a large coffee with a shot of vanilla syrup. My total was less than $5. They also offer a full breakfast menu, large muffins, and deli sandwiches. The service was also excellent. Will definitely be stopping by again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank 4thefamily
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
3,389 reviews
1,411 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,973 helpful votes
“Cute place!”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The place is super cute, albeit sort of crowded with stuff so there's not a lot of space to sit or stand. Definitely has good food and coffee, and even some special hot chocolate drinks, too. Try it out and enjoy it! Definitely one of the saving graces of Jersey City.

  • Visited September 2012
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