The Snapdragon Coffee & Social is a neighborhood gem: A rustic coffee house serving an affordable breakfast/lunch menu in a friendly, communal atmosphere.
Fare: Coffee house --- Breakfast/lunch
Food Quality: Serves a fresh -well executed menu
Service: Friendly & attentive.
Ambiance/Decor: Rustic, with hardwood floors, exposed brick, a high tin ceiling, an old school soda fountain counter vibe, and lots of antiques
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy an affordable, eclectic casual breakfast/brunch, in a rustic, friendly environment.
Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a high-end breakfast/lunch with fine dining amenities.
Recommended dishes: When available, The avocado and pesto Pecorino cheese toasts; The Chicken Salad, Apples Sandwiches; and for dessert, The Brownie Bowl Sundae.
The Snapdragon Coffee & Social is a popular Jersey City spot to experience a well-executed low-key, casual breakfast/brunch in a stylish, rustic, welcoming setting.
Owned and operated by Behzad Pasdar, who also owns The Bike Hub across the street, has built a solid community service reputation by giving back to the community with his donations of bikes to underserved kids. This sense of community involvement extends to The Snapdragon Coffee & Social with his providing space for special events and programs including art shows, book clubs, chess club, music events, and more.
The cozy, friendly coffee house is a great place to meet people or for meeting up with friends over breakfast or lunch. It's the perfect spot to bring a book or laptop, to relax and enjoy some fresh food and a good cup of coffee.
The Snapdragon is located in a charming renovated red brick row house, spread over two floors, which can accommodate 50 people per floor
The renovation features hardwood floors, exposed brick, and a high tin ceiling. The wood coffee bar runs the full length of the ground floor that has an old school soda fountain counter vibe with red vinyl and shiny chrome bar stools, and lots of antiques.
The well-executed, fresh menu consists of a variety of tasty breakfast items including pastries, bagels, gourmet empanadas, quiches, croissants, sandwiches, and their signature coffees. All of the main courses can be made gluten free.
Whether you're a local or just passing through Jersey City, be sure to stop by The Snapdragon Coffee & Social for a memorable breakfast experience. With its delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and friendly service, it's no wonder why this café is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
(Updated: January 2024)
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