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Surf City

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4412
+1 201-714-5000
16:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 01:00
Thu 16:00 - 02:00
Fri 16:00 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Jersey City, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food is OK but nothing beats being on the waterfront when it's warm outside and you can watch the small boats go by. It really does make for a pleasant evening. It gets pretty crowded on Friday nights so you may have to wait for a table.

Thank annevF3499GE
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Loved this place, have been a couple of times. Found it by accident on my first trip to Jersey City. Super chill, good vibe and decent drinks. Definitely a cool place to hang out over the summer when the weather is sunny!

Thank Viciousb
Jersey City, New Jersey
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Surf City is a fun spot to go with friends or coworkers after work. The food is delicious and who wouldn't want to soak their feet in the sand after a long day at work. My only reason for not giving it a 5 is that parents bring their children who often are running around (only until 10). I personally... More 

Thank Erica R
Jersey City, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Surf City is a fun and casual bar and restaurant with a great view of the boats passing by in the Morris Canal basin. It has a good bar with decent selection of beers. The food is OK and has improved over time. A good summertime destination.

Thank RickSpil
Jersey City, New Jersey
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I've never had the food, so this review is based on atmosphere and drinks only. Definitely a cool atmosphere and fun place to hang out. The prices are high. If you're looking for a change of scenery from a typical bar, I still recommend checking it out if you're willing to drop $6 on a Coors Light. The staff are... More 

Thank Craig C
New York City, New York
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I lived in the area for few years but never been to this place. On a friend's suggestion on a beautiful summer evening earlier this year, decided to give this place a try. First things, this place is huge with multiple seating options. There is a bar setting, little food court type area, an outdoor seating area with sand, a... More 

Thank cruiserguy2324
New Jersey, United States
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our designated bar for any last minute happy hours or gatherings. They have plenty of outdoor space so it never feels too crowed. There's a number of drinks and beers to choose from. Great place to sit back and have a good time.

Thank Thalee T
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Best in Town, I highly recommended to everyone. Great place, good food and excellent environment.

Thank Pavarosti
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The food was good all around. Because it is close to the water, there is a breeze to cool you even during hot weather. The seafood is good and so were the desserts. It is a place to hang out with friends after a day at work.

Thank Myrna B
New Jersey
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228 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

7/16/16-Great atmosphere-outdoor seating and a magnificent view of the NY City skyline. The food was decent bar food with excellent drinks.

Thank TomQuinlan19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4412
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-714-5000

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