Pair a Ginger Soda with Curry Puffs at Ginger Grill

Ginger Grill will be your new favorite go-to sushi take-out spot in West New York. This eatery serves carefully prepared dishes made with fresh seafood, high-quality ingredients, and the perfect amount of heat, customizable to your personal liking.

Ginger Grill offers a wide variety of handmade sushi and sashimi, along with a wide range of classic chicken, beef, and vegetable dishes. Favorites include the house pork dumplings, curry puffs, and the fresh lobster roll. Try a refreshing and delicious ginger soda with your meal. Everything is carefully prepared, from start to finish, with beautiful and artistic presentations. The Ginger Grill owner takes prides in his food, and goes out of his way to cater to each and every customer.

Check out Ginger Grill's Yelp page to see what people are saying about this local favorite.

Ginger Grill
5008 Bergenline Ave
West New York, NJ 07093

Order the Aussie Sandwich at M.A.D. (Modern American Deli)

Two sisters from Ireland opened Modern American Deli, a.k.a. MAD, in order to share their passion for food, desserts, and coffee. One of the most popular dishes here is the Aussie sandwich, which is a breaded chicken cutlet with lettuce, tomato, avocado, and lemon aioli on a Kaiser roll. Another popular choice is Ma's Famous Pulled Pork, which is a secret family recipe of sweet and spicy pulled pork on a brioche roll that is served with a side of coleslaw.

Regardless of what you choose, everything on the MAD menu is delicious. In fact, you would be mad if you did not try the eclectic cafe at least once. Insider's tip: In addition to breakfast and lunch, MAD creates custom made cakes for any celebration.

M.A.D (Modern American Deli)
6001 J F Kennedy Blvd E
West New York, NJ 07093
(201) 662-7200

Bite Into a Classic Cuban Sandwich at La Pola Restaurant

La Pola Restaurant is a hidden gem, and while it’s easy to overlook, it’s not one you want to pass by. This Cuban hotspot serves authentic dishes and sandwiches based on recipes passed down through generations.

Nothing beats a classic Cubano sandwich, served on freshly baked bread, with hand-carved ham and pork, zesty mustard, and crisp pickles. Try some other authentic Cuban delicacies, like tamales and croquetas, or other popular hot-pressed sandwiches like the Especial De La Case. Conclude your savory meal with a sweet Malta or café con leche. La Pola will be your new favorite comfort food destination, serving delicious, quick, and affordable Cuban classics that you’ll crave and return for time and time again.

Visit the Yelp page to see what people are saying and for some mouth-watering photos of La Pola’s quality handcrafted sandwiches.

La Pola Restaurant
5400 Palisade Ave
West New York, NJ 07093

Leave Room for Dessert at Le Bon Choix in Ridgewood

If you do not have time to wait, but you still want a good sit down meal, then you should go to Le Bon Choix. The service is quick and friendly, so you will not have to worry about being late. The menu consists of rotisserie chicken served in myriad of different ways, including the LBC, which is a sandwich named after the establishment. It consists of rotisserie chicken with a ginger peanut sauce, apple, and gruyere on a ciabatta roll. In addition, Le Bon Choix serves burgers, salads, and soup.

Le Bon Choix is open for lunch and dinner during the week and is also open for brunch on both Saturday and Sunday. If you come for brunch, try the popular chocolate French toast. Regardless of when you dine or if you eat in or take out, save room for dessert. The chocolate bread pudding is sure to put a smile on your face.

Le Bon Choix
11 Godwin Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 689-0400

Have You Tried the Volcano Roll at Sakura Wyckoff?

Sakura is a true Japanese culinary experience, with the freshest seafood, perfect spices, and vibrant flavors, all beautifully presented with a Japanese flair. There are more than 30 "Sakura special rolls" on the menu here, and you'll want to try them all. Start with the crowd-favorite Volcano Roll, made with spicy crunchy tuna and avocado with a spicy chili sauce.

While the sushi is a must-try, Sakura also offers a variety of flavorful authentic entrees, such as tempura, teryaki, udon and soba noodle dishes, fried rice dishes and age mono. Start your meal off with miso or hamaguri soup or some edamame, and finish your meal with a mug of green tea for a perfect Japanese dining experience right here in Bergen County. Visit the website for the complete menu and hours.

Sakura Wyckoff
371 Franklin Ave
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
(201) 848-6988

Latour: A Taste of Paris in Ridgewood

Rated among the Top 40 for "Best Food in New Jersey" by Zagat, Latour Restaurant has established itself as a premier culinary experience. After working as a chef in some of New York’s finest hotels, Chef Latour opened his namesake restaurant 13 years ago and has been perfecting his uniquely crafted blend of French and American cuisine for Latour’s guests ever since.

Those who come to dine can enjoy French classics with an American flair, such as the escargots a la bourguignonne, the French cheese souffle, medallion of beef au poivre, and coq au vin. No perfect meal is complete without a sweet bite at the end, so treat yourself to the famous crème brulee. Chef Latour takes pride in his dishes, serving them with beautiful presentations that you’ll almost regret eating, until you taste it of course. The warm, inviting, and romantic atmosphere is the perfect complement to a memorable meal.

Latour is open for lunch and dinner and is a BYOB, so bring your favorite wine to pair with your favorite French dishes. A four-course tasting menu is also available for more adventurous foodies.

6 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood NJ 07450
(201) 445-5056

Lotus Café: Classic Chinese Food

Whether you eat in or order take-out, if you’re a fan of Chinese food, you’re sure to find something to please your taste buds at Lotus Cafe. This friendly, family run spot receives rave reviews from fans, who appreciate their consistently well-prepared, authentic dishes. Favorites are the Salt & Pepper Shrimp, Scallion Sea Bass, Beef Pan Fried Noodles, General Tso Chicken, South Pacific Shrimp, and Sweet & Sour Soup. Stop in for lunch to partake of budget saving specials. They offer free delivery within a designated area with a $12 minimum order. Lotus Cafe is open every day for lunch and dinner.

450 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-7070

The Hot Grill: Hot Dogs and More

When you're in the mood for a classic hot dog head over to The Hot Grill in Clifton. Order your hot dog "all the way;" you'll receive a fried Texas sausage with chili sauce, mustard, and raw onions. Make sure you pair your hot dog with a side like fries or onion rings. If you like gravy try the French fries with gravy, sauce, and cheese. You can also get a terrific cheeseburger. Put chili on your cheeseburger if you're really hungry. Don't be surprised to find a line when you arrive. Breakfast is served from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and noon on Sunday.

The Hot Grill
669 Lexington Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011
(973) 772-6000

Mama Rosa Pizza and Pasta: That’s Italian Cuisine!

In Jersey you expect good Italian food, and Mama Rosa Pizza and Pasta doesn’t disappoint. Located on Union Avenue just off of Beech Street, Mama Rosa is the perfect spot for everything from a slice of pizza to a full Italian meal. The ambiance of the dining room is cozy, with checkered tablecloths and comfortable seating. Bring your friends or your family – everyone will feel at home here! All of your classic Italian favorites are here. The pizza and pasta selections alone are terrific, but come for lunch and try a calzone or specialty hero. And everything can be ordered for delivery or takeout. If you’re hosting a party, think of Mama Rosa as a catering option.

Mama Rosa Pizza and Pasta
332 Union Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 939-2342

Explore the Flavors of Thai Fare at Pimaan Thai Restaurant

Whether you’re a longtime Thai food fan or an adventurous eater looking to experience a new style of cuisine, Pimaan Thai Restaurant is a must-try eatery in the Bergen County area. This authentic Thai restaurant stays true to tradition in every recipe, using only the freshest herbs and highest quality spices to flavor each unique dish.

Every item on the menu is also artfully plated, creating an upscale feel that pairs perfectly with the décor. Pimaan Thai Restaurant offers an affordable lunch menu with your choice of entrees served with soup and salad for one low price, as well as larger rice and noodle dishes that make very filling dinners. Favorites like pad Thai, rad na and fried rice come with your choice of protein, and there are also a number of different styles of curries to choose from. Add a Thai iced tea or coffee to your meal for an even more authentic experience.

Pimaan Thai Restaurant
79 Kinderkamack Road
Emerson, NJ 07630
(201) 967-0440

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