Light Horse Tavern, Jersey City, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Light Horse Tavern, Jersey City, NJ
Light Horse Tavern Restaurant
199 Washington Street
Jersey City

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  American

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality:  2 Stars

Service:  1 1/2 Stars

Decor:  2 Stars

Overall Rating:  2 Stars

Note:  Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = 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

Value:  Excellent

Noise Level:  Low- Moderate

Dress:  Casual

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

Restaurant Review

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, The Light Horse Tavern has outdoor sidewalk dining.

They are open seven days/week for lunch and dinner, and for Sunday Brunch.

(updated: November, 2016)

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