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Skinner's Loft

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146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812 (Grove St. & Erie St.)
+1 201-915-0600
11:00 - 01:00
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All hours
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 01:00
Thu - Mon 11:00 - 01:00
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Jersey City, NJ, USA
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We tried their Steak Salad; it was a disappointment ! The portion was small. The salad was inundated with fried onions from a can ! The steak itself was loaded with fat & grizzle. The room was so dark that we couldn't SEE the fat, so we ended up eating it ! I do recommend this restaurant for Sunday brunch;... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice relaxing atmosphere with an urban vibe. Great food both at the bar while waiting for our friends and at the table. Friendly servers and bartenders rounded out a great evening. We'll be back!

Thank DebMC123
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My parents, sister and I ate at Skinner's Loft last night! Everything was perfect. We ate on the roof, which was worth the extra wait! Loved the atmosphere and the waiters were so nice. We all loved our meals and appetizers; chorizo corn dogs, lamb hot dog apps, skirt steak with potato wedge special, filet mignon, salmon, pork, Mac and... More 

Thank Angela P
Jersey City, New Jersey
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in JC. Laid back atmosphere, friendly staff, and good food. Had the fillet mignon last time there and it was cooked perfectly. My wife's salmon was excellent as well. That was my first time having dinner there, usually we go for brunch which I highly recommend. Worth checking out.

Thank JayUlrich
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place grabbed my attention right away. I loved the interior architecture of the old building. Those buildings make such great restaurant spaces. The bar area on the main floor was packed and looked like everyone was having a great time. We dined on the second floor. I would've loved to be on the roof top but it was just... More 

Thank Matt J
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food is good...a bit shi shi, but very good. Great thin french fries. Very cozy and romantic on first floor. Good selection of beers. Great place to bring clients. Prices are OK. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Recommended.

Thank BeehiveMan
Omaha, Nebraska
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place to eat and meet. The place looks really small from the door, but it's mutliple floors with lots of room. We ate on the patio out front and enjoyed the people watching, but there is also a rooftop patio. The turkey meatloaf was amazing!

Thank Michael H
Chicago, Illinois
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185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I just moved into Jersey City, and this was the first place I went to. Burgers were great. Nice selection of beers. A=ll in all, a great first stop. I'm sure I will be back many times

Thank djh5723
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

A good place for friends, family, or a date. The waitress was very helpful and went out of her way to make me feel comfortable about creating a gluten free order. The food came in a decent amount of time and all was very tasty.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Located on the pedestrian mall section of Newark Avenue, this is an attractive restaurant with an inviting, varied menu. I would like to write something nice but the brunch I had with friends was thoroughly disappointing. The start was a bucket of muffins [corn, bran, blueberry] and biscuits, although stone cold, was still a good opener. I ordered a three... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812
    (Grove St. & Erie St.)
  • Public Transportation: Grove Street (PATH) and Harsimus Cove (HBLR).
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-915-0600
Charming, upscale-casual restaurant & bar with a New American menu, craft brews & rooftop dining.

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