Light Horse Tavern
A Jersey City, NJ Restaurant Review
Light Horse Tavern Restaurant
199 Washington Street
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Attractive tavern decor and ambiance
A bistro style menu prepared with fresh, daily caught sea food and ingredients
Service can be inconsistent
Noise Level:Low- Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy good food with tavern style ambiance
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer more upscale fine dining
Recommended dishes: When available, Steak au poivre, Braised Striped Bass, Roasted Organic Chicken and The Grass Fed NY Strip Steak.
Liquor: Full bar service. Good selection of international beers and ales
The Light Horse Tavern is a step up from your local tavern or pub, offering a menu prepared with fresh, daily caught sea food and ingredients
Located in the Paulus Hook neighborhood, one of the quieter, rustic neighborhoods of Jersey City --- the decor is an attractive display of mahogany, glass and brick with high ceilings, a working fireplace, photos of old Jersey City, and a mezzanine.
This is a popular place with local business workers for a quick lunch. The lunch menu offers a nice variety including soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches and selections from the raw bar.
The dinner menu is more extensive with a decent selection of entrees.
The tavern has a lively bar scene, popular with a middle aged crowd.
During the peak lunch and dinner times, the service can be slow.
During the summer months there is outdoor sidewalk dining.
(updated: Marchl, 2015)
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