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About Amelia's Bistro - New Jersey

Amelia"s Bistro offers new/eclectic contemporary dining experience. Dining room, outdoor patio and private party room are available.

187 Warren Street, Ste. 100
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm;
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Morris Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(201) 332-2200

Website:
http://www.ameliasbistro.com/

Public Transit:
Light Rail - Essex and Marin Stop
Path - Grove Street Stop

Private Party Facilities:
Our private room seats up to 40 people.

Private Party Contact:
Stacie Eccles: (201) 332-2200

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Amelia's Bistro - New Jersey Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (10)
Great for Brunch (6)
Good for Groups (5)
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Sunday Lunch (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Great for Lunch (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Romantic (3)
Tapas (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Casual (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Fun (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (1)
Authentic (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Great Beer (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 2 days ago

Good experience. Danny my server was amazon and attentive

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Flat bread pizzas are delicious! Overall food is good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We had a great experience at Amelia's. The food & drinks came out quickly and our server was attentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Went for a Birthday Brunch. Everything was wonderful from the drinks, to the Lobster Benedict (and one friends who LOVES the grits!). Definitely a favorite neighborhood place.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We have had brunch at Amelia's three or four times now. The service has been consistently excellent and the food is delicious without being pretentious. This time all three of us were vegetarians and there were plenty of choices for us. Andres was our server and he was attentive and kept our coffee mugs full. We appreciate that the $4 mimosas and bellinis are never stingy on the wine. We will be back for sure!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 5, 2017

My friends and I are regular diners at Amelia’s Bistro. We like the atmosphere and the menu options. Just wish the food was more consistent.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Completely enjoyed this neighborhood restaurant. Our server was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed charcuterie and the short rib lolly pops. The port chop special and braised short ribs were delicious and well prepared. Can't wait to return; one of the best places in JC!

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I’ve been coming here more or less about six years. I enjoy the food and drinks very much. I know I can count on a happy outcome every time I dine here whether I’m sitting at a table or sitting at the bar! Bacon slab with salmon roe is absolutely amazing!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Two of my colleagues and I -- on different teaching schedules -- are making an effort to get together at least monthly to socialize and discuss work issues. Amelia's was our second early evening out this semester and it was perfect for our purpose. Granted we arrived extra early, but even at 8, when we left, it was quiet enough for conversation without shouting. The food was excellent, two steaks cooked perfectly, though the pasta dish needed to be reheated since it was almost room temperature when delivered. The server was maybe a little too friendly, but he did bend over backwards to make sure everything went smoothly. Overall, Amelia's Bistro had everything we needed to combine serious and social discussion with good food and a convenient Jersey City location.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Second visit, first was for Brunch and this visit was Sunday Evening.

Lovely place, food is exceptional with great ambience and stylish setting.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Tapas, Great for Brunch, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Met friends for brunch. Service was prompt, drinks and orders taken. Food came out reasonable quick, as did our drinks; however no water was delivered until very late into the meal and only upon request. Food quality met expectations. It was moderately busy, bustling but easy to carry on conversation. Overall was satisfied, I would go back.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food and wine was great it was very quite but the bar seemed most busy. The outdoor patio also was nice but we sat inside

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Had the mozz, tomato and basil and mushroom flatbreads which were excellent, as were the tuscan white bean and manchego crostinis. Other dishes were also good. Server was friendly. Unfortunately, inside is way too dark and the music is too loud. Food is great and they could really aspire to more.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I ordered the avocado toast brunch meal. The food tasted ok, but after lunch I was sick from the food. Service was so-so, inattentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

If I lived in the area, this would be my go to restaurant, great service, nice selection of drinks and food. We came here on Friday night for my mother's birthday celebration since our niece was cheering at a nearby stadium. Everything was great from appetizers, drinks, our entrees, and dessert.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was great and there were a lot of options to choose between. Service was friendly and prompt. Nothing but good things to say about Amelia's!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Very nice wait staff

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

The Service was great and the food delicious. The waitress was very attentive and corteous. Also, the Chicken Savignon was very good!!! We will come back again, yeeeeaah!

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We returned to this Jersey City restaurant and enjoyed great draft beer combined with original entrees. Service can be erratic once the restaurant is busy but it is definitely a good place to enjoy lunch or dinner with the locals.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2017

It was amazing highly recommended and the staff was amazing

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·Dined on August 1, 2017

It was an overall good experience. The chicken tortilla soup was amazing, but the short ribs could have used more sauce. Also too much on the potatoes I think.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

I had dinner there. Food was delicious and service was great. Definitely recommend this place.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

I live very close by and a frequent customer. Unfortunately this was my last visit. Consecutive visits poor customer service. Wait is ridiculously long once you are seated.

Thanks.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

This is my go to place. Great food, great service, always consistent!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Great brunch outside! $4 bellinis and not rushed at all :)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2017

A true neighborhood gem. The menu is large and varied and I have never had a bad meal, whether it's just small plates and drinks, or a 3-course dinner. The service is always friendly and welcoming, and they are on top of their game. They know the wine list and can recommend the right accompaniment to a meal, or offer a new wine to taste at the bar.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Western NC)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Always a good and delicious menu :) service can get slow when it's busy

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We frequent Amelia's Bistro often, its never disappointing. Food is always great, service is always on point. We especially enjoy coming here during the summer as we can sit outside. Surrounding area is quiet too. Go check it out.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tapas, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Very gluten-free, dairy-free friendly. Great service and a great place to bring the family for a weekend brunch. Will be going back.

Tags: Vegan, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

The food was great. Service was responsive. It was a bit loud but it makes taking kids there much more comfortable. I would definitely go back.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 5, 2017

I was very disappointed in our meal here; the special of the day was lobster steamed with green beans and potatoes. The lobster was lukewarm, butter was warm not hot and I asked for no butter on my green beans which came out loaded with butter and salt. My colleagues ordered bruschetta to start and are vegetarian; they brought out a crab bruschetta by mistake but did correct it eventually. Food was average at best and mediocre at worst.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 2, 2017

We sat outside and it was a little touch and go from a service perspective.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Food is always delicious and great variety! Good drinks!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Sea bass was outstanding, sword fish was phenomenal. Second time here, will definitely return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Amelia's is our favorite brunch and dinner in the Jersey City / Hoboken area. The staff is friendly and fun, the atmosphere is chic with a traditional feel, and the food quality is out of this world. We have eaten there for breakfast and dinner twice and still can't believe each meal is better than the last. Plus the $4 brunch cocktails are a great value where they don't shortchange you at all. Highly recommend the avocado toast if you are gluten free or the fried chicken and waffles if you want enough food for both brunch and a mid afternoon snack!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Food was good overall and also the service. Wasnt too crazy about the mimosa but I don't drink much so to me was a bit strong definitely not a deal killer by any means

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Great menu for anyone who is gluten free, vegan or just wants a large variety of healthy options. The host and server both greeted us immediately upon arrival. The beverage and food service was quick as well! Overall a great experience I would definitely come back for brunch, lunch or dinner!

Tags: Organic, Casual, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Stopped by after reading their sign claiming to be voted #2 brunch in NJ. Service was slow and inconsistent. I ordered a western omelet that came with raw onions and peppers. The bread was cooler than room temperature and the potatoes were either store bought frozen or had been cooked several times with raw peppers thrown in to make it appear to be fresh. They were so hard, you could not stick them with a fork.

I should have known better.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 7, 2017

Arrived early. Seated right away. Brunch and lunch menu with many choices. All 4 enjoyed their meal. $4 brunch drinks. Sat and talked after meal with no pressure to move on. Great food and service! Would love to come back and have recommended to others already.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 3, 2017

Attractive corner bistro with a warm and cozy atmosphere. The host was welcoming and seated us immediately upon arrival. Our waiter was also very friendly and informative which was impressive considering he seemed to be covering many tables.
The menu is varied and offers many options including vegetarian selections that the waiter said could be tweaked to vegan. The chickpeas with mortar and pestle (make your own humus) was disappointing. With no oil or seasonings the dry mash was tasteless. The guacamole was better but a very small portion with only ~ 9 corn chips on the plate. Members of our party who had the Chicken Sauvignon and the wedge salad with crab cake sliders said they were good except for the french fries that accompanied the sliders which did not even measure up to McDonalds. Seriously? Good frites should be Bistro 101 for a chef! The roasted brussel sprouts were very good and roasted vegetable salad was generous in portion and good. We did not have dessert.
This neighborhood bistro works for a quick bite after work with colleagues but I would not recommend it for a weekend night out with friends or a special occasion. There is just nothing remarkable or memorable about the experience.

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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