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Skinner's Loft

146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812
+1 201-915-0600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
146 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-2812
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking into Skinner's Loft on a sub-zero night, it was pleasant how they had warmed up the high ceiling structure. The restaurant has a cozy dimly lit 60s 70s American music ambiance which was nice. The drinks menu had a good selection of wines and...More

Thank Shakadeliqs
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Jersey City. Never disappointed. Good food, good location and a casual ambiance that is great for a friendly get together or a special date. A varied menu and good beer and wine selection will please most foodies. The pork chop is...More

Thank czar13653
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Out of all the places arouns this area, Skinner has by far the highest food quality (try tje meatballs as a starter), pleasant atmosphere, nice staff and reasonable price. Highest recommends.

1  Thank Tomas_Hruby
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It's a steep climb up to the dining room at Skinner's Loft so this place is a challenge for those with mobility challenges but the food is very good and the service is friendly.

1  Thank UltimateWines
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Loved this bar. Great selection of beer and other drinks. We are into the craft beer and had a hard time finding any in NYC. We shared the nacho's and they were the best I have had. Different and tasty. Love the small space. Service...More

1  Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for brunch on a Sunday and we're able to score roof top seating. It was so cute up there with a garden feel. Drinks were delicious and the homemade biscuits were to die for! Our actual food didn't disappoint either. The...More

1  Thank Kendall_ashlee
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend suggested this restaurant for dinner since he had been here several times and really enjoys the food. I sat at the bar to wait for my boyfriend to arrive. The female bartender did not even greet or acknowledge me. A couple came in...More

1  Thank Drea260
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were looking for a nice brunch place on a lovely Sat morning and came across Skinners Loft. Luckily we were given a table by the window on the 1st floor. Such a great! The warmth of the people and the lovely decor made it...More

1  Thank Anitya
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very cute little place in Jersey City near Grove. Downstairs is a bar. Second level is inside dining while roof top also offers dining. The nachos were a great start. Different flavors than your average nachos. And the chorizo stuffed chicken was awesome. Pair with...More

Thank Randimich09
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Six of us arrived (with reservations, I believe) for brunch around noon on Saturday, June 10. We were seated promptly on the second floor. No elevator that I'm aware of. Tables close, but we were comfortable. Third floor is a rooftop deck, I believe. Menu...More

1  Thank CLCoronios
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Allan W
16 August 2015|
Response from Miramax2013 | Reviewed this property |
Dress casual. There is no valet parking. BTW - the street becomes a pedestrian mall during summer. Street and garage parking within two blocks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Charming, upscale-casual restaurant & bar with a New American menu, craft brews & rooftop dining.
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