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For 2
7:00 PM


59 reviews
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$30 and under
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At VB3, fresh ingredients like heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella and lemon leaves combine with a festive atmosphere to create the ultimate dining experience. Our restaurant, pizzeria and bar in Jersey City offers lunch, dinner, cocktails, dessert and brunch, and we put our unique stamp on a range of delicious dishes and drinks. Chef Michael Colletti creates a modern take on classic Italian family recipes, incorporating gourmet ingredients and unexpected touches into beloved favorites like baby calamari, grilled hanger steak and wild mushroom pizza. Not to mention, if you’re looking to make your next event EXTRA special, we offer on- and off-site residential and corporate catering for breakfast, lunch or dinner. There’s always something delectable cooking at our Jersey City Restaurant, Sports Bar, Lounge, and Pizzeria. Make VB3 the highlight of your day. Come for the food…stay for the party!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, American, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Phone number
(201) 420-4823
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
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Cross street
Entrance located on 6th St/Thomas Gangemi Dr
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Parking details
FREE Valet and Self-parking is available. Parking entrance is located on 6th St/Thomas Gangemi Dr (eastbound). Make a right directly after passing over light rail tracks; if valeting your vehicle, you may leave it here for the valet. If you would rather self-park, make left up ramp and park in any of the designated VB3 parking spots. If none are available, drive through the gate making sure to obtain a parking ticket and we will validate it at the host stand inside the restaurant.
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Public transit
VB3 Restaurant, Sports Bar & Lounge is located less than 5 minutes outside of the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side, a short walk from the Newport PATH Train Station, and mere steps from the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 59 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The staffs were terrible. I never use there.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Service and Food was great, however the parking validation process is a headache. Other than that overall I will return again in the future.

DavianO (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Everything was delicious. Best chicken Parm! Seating on the “couch” side was not good, as soon as you sat down you sank into the cushions. So we moved to the other side of the table to sit on the regular chairs.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Mr risque was great!! He made sure being visitors to the area that we knew about the choices at the restaurant and around town. The food was sooo amazing. Very authentic Italian with a twist. As a chef myself I was very pleased with the food coming from this chic little bar/pizzeria/restaurant.

vipAveragejoe (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The service was outstanding. Our server was extremely helpful both navigating the menu and picking a wine. Considering the fact that the place doubles as a sports bar, the food was great. Would definitely come back

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food

vipBlue (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent waitstaff!

vipClaudia (New England)
3.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Although the food was authentic italian, phenomenal, the ambiance was very bad. There was a client by the bar who was drunk and was very loud and cursing and screaming all the time and the bartender and employees screamed and cursed along with him and the manager did not do anything about it until and called him and said it was not acceptable. They slowed down for a couple of minutes and then it came back to the same situation. I complemented the chef but I am not going back to eat at VB3

vipOut2dinner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 19, 2017

We had two different pastas which were both bad - one was way too oily with truffles and the other vodka sauce was tasteless. The only good thing was the meatballs. The service was subpar as they delivered our salad when they delivered our patas. We returned the salad as we didn't want to eat it with our pasta. The server never came over to apologize for the error. The music is loud, so unless you are going for a bar scene this place is not good for dinner ambiance. I would go here for a drink and meatballs. The meatballs are the reason they even got even a one star, otherwise one of the worst dinner experiences we have had in a long time.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

My post birthday celebration.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on March 28, 2017

More of a bar scene than a sit down restaurant. Good food, good value, but won't go back unless I'm looking for a happy hour

Tony (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on December 29, 2016

We were looking for a chill, half way decent and affordable Italian restaurant and came across VB3. Our waiter was very attentive but he should have known their wines better. The food was edible but that is about it. Barely Italian, they should just say that they serve various forms of noodles with jar-tomato sauce on top. I will not return unless I just want a drink at their faux-swanky bar.

vipCraig (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

We didn't find it special. The space is nicely done and the gentleman and the server who received us were nice. The food is ok and the service can use some work

vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
2.0  Dined on December 20, 2016

Extremely slow for lunch. Kitchen seemed disorganized. Took over an hour to serve a table of 4 sandwiches. Wouldn't recommend for a "quick" lunch spot.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 26, 2016

Excellent service. Potato gratin was amazing (side dish to the steak), Steak was overcooked. Ribs were great. They let us order mozzarella sticks which weren't on the dinner menu, that gave them extra kudos from us.