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  • Grandma's Pizza Pie
    pizza w/ San Marzano tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, EVOO, basil & oregano
  • Pappardelle ai Funghi Melenzane Salsiccia
    special item (not available on regular menu); homemade large noodles w/ cherry tomato, mix mushrooms, eggplant & sausage; looks good
4.5 out of 5
338 ratings
opened in 2012; everything is made fresh every day; Other Recipes: Orecchiette Pasta
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Carmen's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Carmen's Diner ($)
(107 ratings)

42 E Browning Rd Map It!
Bellmawr, NJ 08031
(856) 931-7203
www.carmensdeli.com
  • Cheesesteak
    "big daddy"
4.5 out of 5
107 ratings
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Chef Vola's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chef Vola'sSee Chef Vola's Video ($$$)
(483 ratings)

111 S Albion Pl Map It!
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 345-2022
www.chefvolas.com
  • Veal Parmigiana
    bone-in veal chop, flattened, breaded, deep-fried & topped w/ housemade marinara sauce & cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
483 ratings
since 1921; NOTE: reservations only & no credit cards
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Chicken or the Egg: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chicken or the Egg ($$)
(619 ratings)

207 N Bay Ave Map It!
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-3695
www.492fowl.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Jersey Shore"
  • Ludicrous Wing Challenge
    challenge - 12 spicy-hot wings; Adam won
4.5 out of 5
619 ratings
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  • Boss of the Sauce
    "Sunday sauce" tomato-based sauce w/ beef braciole, meatballs, pork ribs, pork braciole, hot sausage, fennel sausage served on "pockety" (giant rigatoni pasta) & ricotta; looks good
  • Stuffed Prosciutto Bread
    rolled bread loaf stuffed w/ chopped prosciutto, ham, mortadella, soppressata, pepperoni, provolone; sells 15k-20k loaves during Christmas week; looks good
4.5 out of 5
137 ratings
opened in 2008; old-school Italian market serving gourmet foods
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Fiore Deli of Hoboken: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fiore Deli of HobokenSee Fiore Deli of Hoboken Video ($)
(471 ratings)

414 Adams St Map It!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-1655
  • Roast Beef & Mutz Sub
    long sub w/ roast beef, "mutz" (homemade mozzarella) topped w/ au jus gravy; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
471 ratings
est. 1913
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  • Smothered Turkey Chops
    turkey dredged, deep-fried & then sauteed w/ slice onions & gravy
  • Trotter Platter
    pig's feet par-boiled & then finished in ham stock solution until tender
4.5 out of 5
388 ratings
serving southern cuisine; Other Recipes: Red Velvet Waffles
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Papa Pancho: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Papa Pancho ($$)
(130 ratings)

1670-C Oak Tree Rd Map It!
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 902-2248
  • Spicy Pizza Challenge
    thin crust pizza w/ 3 layers of heat including ghost peppers (Bhut jolokia) w/ veggies, pineapple, mozzarella; finish in 10 min; Casey won
4.5 out of 5
130 ratings
specializing in Indian-inspired brick oven pizza
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Sam's Rialto Bar & Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sam's Rialto Bar & Grill ($$)
(67 ratings)

18 S Main St Map It!
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 646-5128
eatsams.com
  • Chicken 'n Waffles
  • Pork Spare Ribs
    served w/ mac & cheese & collard greens
4.5 out of 5
67 ratings
opened in 1983; diner serving southern-style comfort food; Other Recipes: Collard Greens
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Speakeatery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Speakeatery ($$)
(251 ratings)

705 Cookman Ave Map It!
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 898-9456
www.thespeakeatery.com
  • The Hand Grenade
    smoked bone-in BBQ rib, baked bean bourbon bacon puree, 5 cheese mac, house whiskey bbq sauce & coleslaw on a Martin's hot dog bun; looks good
4.5 out of 5
251 ratings
serving innovative sandwiches
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Tops Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tops Diner ($$)
(1959 ratings)

500 Passaic Ave Map It!
East Newark, NJ 07029
(973) 481-0490
www.thetopsdiner.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Lunch"
  • Lobster Mac & Cheese
    use fresh lobsters (and hence seasonal); looks good!
4.5 out of 5
1959 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Lunch); est. 1942; higher-end diner atmosphere
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Vito's Italian Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vito's Italian DeliSee Vito's Italian Deli Video ($)
(255 ratings)

806 Washington St Map It!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-4944
www.vitosdeli.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Smoky"
  • Smoked Mutz (Mozzarella) Hero
    homemade mozzarella, made daily and smoked outside; topped w/ sliced tomatos & garlicy pesto; looks good
4.5 out of 5
255 ratings
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Bagel Street Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bagel Street Grill ($)
(133 ratings)

660 Plainsboro Rd Map It!
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
(609) 936-1755
www.bagelstreetgrill.com
  • Jalapeno Cheddar Bagel
    looks good
  • Pork Roll Loaded Burger
    patty made of chopped meat, pork roll (type of ham) served on asiago bagel, topped w/ tater tots & home made thousand island dressing; looks good
4.0 out of 5
133 ratings
since 1988
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Ernest & Son Meat Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ernest & Son Meat MarketSee Ernest & Son Meat Market Video ($)
(66 ratings)

3305 W Brigantine Ave Map It!
Brigantine, NJ 08203
(609) 266-1588
www.ernestandson.com
  • "The Tailgaiter"
    sub w/ grilled in-house-made Italian sausage, grilled peppers & onions; looks good
  • Beef Jerky
    homemade
4.0 out of 5
66 ratings
since 1977; "old fashsioned butcher shoppe"
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  • Leg of Lamb
    traditional Greek thanksgiving dish; roasted for 3-4 hrs at 400-degrees; sliced & seared on flat-top grill; served on red pepper, eggplant orzo (rice-like) & sprinkled w/ lemon-oregano olive oil; served w/ side of tzatziki sauce
  • Turkey Confit
    turkey cooked in submerged duck fat & served w/ cornbread stuffing & cranberry sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
425 ratings
since 1968; family-run; across the street from the beach
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  • Fat Bitch Sandwich
    cheesesteak, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, fries stuffed in 8-inch roll; looks good
4.0 out of 5
197 ratings
CLOSED; food truck; off campus of Rutgers Univerisity
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  • Crab Melt
    signature sandwich; grilled crab cake, tomato & Monterrey Jack; looks good
  • Pork Belly Reuben
    braised & grilled pork belly, sour kraut & Russian dressing on grilled marble rye; looks good
4.0 out of 5
182 ratings
Other Recipes: Crab Cake
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Harold's New York Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Harold's New York Deli ($$)
(750 ratings)

3050 Woodbridge Ave Map It!
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 661-9100
www.haroldsfamousdeli.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "New Brunswick"
  • "The Abe Lebewhol" Triple Decker Sandwich
    10-lb, 12-inch high sandwich
4.0 out of 5
750 ratings
gigantic sizes
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Jersey Shore"
  • Octopus Sundae
    3-lb sundae
4.0 out of 5
160 ratings
homemade ice cream
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Jammin' Crepes: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jammin' Crepes ($)
(288 ratings)

20 Nassau St Map It!
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 924-5387
www.jammincrepes.com
  • Jammin' Turkey Club
    top seller; oven-roasted turkey breast, thick-cut smokehouse bacon, mozzarella, local greens w/ house seasonal chutney & fresh horseradish root aioli; looks good
  • Orchard Lemon
    a slice of 20-layered crepe "cake"; house micro-batch of lemon & shake of local organic lavender-infused sugar; looks good
4.0 out of 5
288 ratings
started at farmers market spot at train station in 2011; opened rustic brick-and-mortar in 2014
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  • Kogi Steak Sandwich
    shaved beef, korean bulgogi marinade, spicy pickle, lettuce & tomato; looks good
  • Rosie Panini
    grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, arugula, roasted red pepper pesto; named after owner's Aunt Rose
4.0 out of 5
159 ratings
former IT programmer/analyst/project manager turned to cafe restaurateur; two locations
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Jersey Mike's Subs: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jersey Mike's Subs ($$)
(41 ratings)

901 Richmond Ave Map It!
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
(732) 892-9546
www.jerseymikes.com
  • Sub Sandwich
4.0 out of 5
41 ratings
national chain
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Jug Handle Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jug Handle InnSee Jug Handle Inn Video ($$)
(449 ratings)

1018 S Fork Landing Rd Map It!
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
(856) 665-8696
thejughandleinn.com/home
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Obsessions"
  • Fried Buffalo Wings
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
449 ratings
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Kitchen Consigliere: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kitchen Consigliere ($$)
(206 ratings)

700 Haddon Ave Map It!
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 854-2156
kitconcafe.com
  • Eggplant Parmesan
    layers of lightly fried eggplant, ricotta & mozzarella baked & served in house marinara...more like a lasagna; looks good
4.0 out of 5
206 ratings
owner/chef went to prison & learned how to cook
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La Isla Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
La Isla RestaurantSee La Isla Restaurant Video ($$)
(811 ratings)

104 Washington St Map It!
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-8197
www.laislarestaurant.com
  • Papa Rellena
    mashed potato stuffed w/ ground meat & deep-fried crispy outside & soft inside; served w/ side of salsa Ranchera (a spicy Creole sauce); looks good
  • Tasajo Con Boniato
    braised dry-cured shredded beef served w/ Cuban sweet potato & rice
  • Stuffed French Toast
    stuffed w/ strawberry-guava cream cheese & breaded w/ chopped cornflakes & almonds; looks good
4.0 out of 5
811 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; opened in 1996; owned & operated by a traditional Cuban family whose belief is in fresh, tasty food in good portions & served in a local neighborhood atmosphere by friendly people
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