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Best Northern New Jersey Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit these restaurants for the best outdoor dining in North Jersey.

View GAYOT's Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Northern New Jersey

Anton's at the Swan American
13/20
Dining Room at Anton Swan Hotel
43 S. Main St.
Lambertville , NJ 08530
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Old-fashioned elegance and hospitality is the backdrop for fine contemporary fare. More...

Boulevard Five72 Modern American
13/20
Dining Room at Boulevard Five72, Kenilworth, NJ 572 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
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Sophisticated and inventive, Boulevard Five72 brings big city manners to the ’burbs. More...

Chart House Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Chart House, Weehawken, NJ Lincoln Harbor, Pier D-T
1700 Harbor Blvd.
Weehawken, NJ 07086
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The perfect lure: a scenic view and seafood on the waterfront. More...

Due Mari Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Due Mari, New Brunswick, NJ 78 Albany St.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Italian cuisine in downtown New Brunswick. More...

Maritime Parc Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Maritime Parc, Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park
84 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Jersey City, NJ 07305
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Sleek and modern fish house at Liberty Landing Marina. More...

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