Best Organic Restaurants in New Jersey

NJ Organic Restaurants

These popular organic restaurants in New Jersey feature organic food from local organic and sustainable agriculture farms with many embracing the "Slow Food" cooking process



Organic Labels and Descriptions

Antibiotic-free: Animals that have not been treated or raised with antibiotics during their lifetime in compliance with USDA standards

Wild seafood: Fish caught at sea, either by line or net.

Farm-raised: Seafood that has been raised in ponds. i.e., tilapia, shrimp, and ocean penned salmon.

Fresh:  An ingredient that never has been fully frozen

Free-range-free-grazing:  Animals that are free to roam outside cages or barns.

Grass-fed:  Animals with continuous access to pastures of grass or hay during the growing season.

Organic:   Animals raised free of antibiotics and artificial hormones and not be fed animal byproducts. Produce grown without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Certified by the USDA as organic.

No hormones added:  Animals not treated with synthetic growth hormones.

Natural:  A minimally processed product free of artificial ingredients or color.

"Slow-Food" Cooking Process:   While some of the organic restaurants listed offer non-organic selections on the menu, the restaurants selected have a focus on using food products that are natural and come from local organic growers and farms, and are committed to using minimally processed food.



NJ Restaurants featuring Organic Products

Please Note: Often times, menu options will feature ingredients sourced from Certified Organic farms, though depending on the season,  and the daily menu, if your visit to a restaurant is to enjoy an organic option, it is advised to call the restaurant before reserving to ensure it will be available.

Agricola Restaurant
Agricola
Princeton, NJ
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One of the best Princeton restaurants. It sets the pace as a trendy, industrial chic style restaurant serving healthy food using fresh farm to table local ingredients sourced from Certified organic farms.
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Brick Farm Tavern
Brick Farm Tavern
Hopewell, NJ
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An elegant, rustic, farmhouse, featuring  almost 100 percent of the proteins are grown either on-site at Double Brook Farm, or sourced from other local growers, and from Thistle Creek Farm in Central Pennsylvania --- a USDA Certified Organic farm.
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Brothers Moon Restaurant
The Brothers Moon
Hopewell, NJ
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An unpretentious fine-dining restaurant. They  are strong supporters of sustainable farming and in using locally sourced farm to table ingredients  from Certified Organic farms.
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Coffee and Cornbread Teaneck, NJ
Coffee and Cornbread
Teaneck, NJ
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Coffee and Cornbread is a local hidden gem, popular with diners who enjoy an affordable luncheonette that uses healthy, fresh, quality ingredients.
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Healthy Garden Restaurant
Healthy Garden Restaurant and Gourmet Pizza
Three NJ locations.
Moorestown
Vorhees
Piscataway
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Popular with diners who come to enjoy vegan, vegetarian, Certified Organic ingredients, and gluten-and free food.
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Local Urban Kitchen
Local Urban Kitchen
Point Pleasant, NJ
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A popular place for diners, especially for breakfast, who prefer an organic menu that offers both vegan and a few meat items for carnivores.
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Vincentown Diner
Vincentown Diner
Vincentown, NJ
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Not your typical diner. They serve up a quality menu with ingredients that emphasizes local and organic products including organic eggs from free-range chickens, local, grass-fed beef , local farm to table produce, cooking oils that contain no trans fats, and house coffee using premium Arabic Beans roasted locally and ground fresh.
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