Lunch

Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Newark and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Brasilia Grill thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Casa Vasca, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

10 60 Park Grill
Located just around the way from the historic Robert Treat Hotel and within easy walking distance of the Newark Museum, this contemporary bar and grill appeals to the young, stylish crowds that work and play in downtown Newark. From the kitchen comes delightful, seasonal American creations like ravioli stuffed with grilled vegetables, five-spiced roasted cod and double-cut pork chops. The Savoy's bar scene, meanwhile, has its own appeal thanks to the great live music that's booked for each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night, occasional DJs, and fun theme nights that encourage folks to vacate their comfort zones. (973-824-2110)

9 Assaggini Di Roma
One of Newark's more established and well-respected Italian restaurants, Assaggini is proverbably packed at lunch and dinner, a testament no doubt to the kitchen crew's knack for delivering topnotch seafood and pasta dishes. A certain old school sensibility engulfs the place, from the choice of music down to the friendliness of the staff, and patrons can always count on having a memorable visit. NB Assaggini Di Roma is a very popular lunch spot for lawyers and business types. (973-466-3344)

8 Delicia's Bakery and Deli
"Bakery" comes before "Deli" in the name and that is as it should be! This popular European pastry shop is usually hopping in the mornings, as it serves some delicious breakfast fare. Breakfast is available until 8pm daily and features traditional items, including pancakes, French toast and omelets. What better way to finish off breakfast than with a great mousse cup or one of the many fruit desserts? Casual. (973-465-9000)

7 Broad Street Café
Broad Street Café features a classic breakfast menu, complete with eggs (made your way), pastries and breakfast sandwiches. The service is very warm and the comfortable dining room compliments the food. Together, they make for an pleasant overall breakfast experience. Casual. (973-624-2200)

6 Teixeira Bakery
This clean, modern pastry shop daily bakes up fresh breads, rolls and desserts. A good drink selection, including an assortment of Snapple drinks, milk and coffee. Limited seating available. Several locations in the city. Casual. (973-344-4902)

5 The Hoboken Gourmet Company
You may think you're lost in Greenwich Village at this upscale gourmet coffee shop. Indoor or outdoor dining available. Enjoy any number of delicious coffees, espressos or teas. Outside, you can discreetly people-watch under massive table umbrellas. (201-795-0110)

4 Nicky's Café and Grille
Breakfast and lunch sandwiches are available at this sparkling restaurant. A great place to meet business associates for a quick breakfast and great cup of coffee. The friendly staff greets you as you enter. A large selection of daily specials, salads, and antipastos. Catering is available for business meetings or other gatherings. (973-273-9280)

3 Riviera Bakery
Delicious breakfast breads and pastries are offered at this cozy neighborhood eatery. The most popular dish is Portuguese toast. They also feature an assortment of breakfast sandwiches, cookies, and cakes. The ham and cheese croissant melts in your mouth. The coffee is fresh ground daily. (973-491-9000)

2 Hobby's Delicatessen
On the corner of Branford and Halsey, Hobby's boasts great sandwich artistry. The locals love it! The sandwiches are large and filled with a variety of items, including turkey, beef tongue, pastrami, coleslaw, and Russian dressing. The menu of side items would be at home at a family gathering: mac and cheese, veggies, potato salad and fries. Eat-in or take-out. Just enjoy! Casual. (973-623-0410)

1 Alexander's
This local diner is a popular spot for traditional breakfast items, including omelets, muffins, and eggs prepared per your request. Alexander's also features some griddle-cooked selections, cold salad platters and a smattering of Italian dishes. Casual. (973-623-5380)


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60 Park Grill 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, New American
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Group Friendly, Live Music, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
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Assaggini Di Roma 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: European, Italian
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Delicia's Bakery and Deli 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, European, Portuguese
Dining Options: Take Out
Neighborhood: IRONBOUND DISTRICT
COST: $
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Broad Street Café 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American
Dining Options: Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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Teixeira Bakery 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, European, Portuguese
Dining Options: Take Out
Neighborhood: IRONBOUND DISTRICT
COST: $
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The Hoboken Gourmet Company 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop
Dining Options: Catering, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: JERSEY CITY
COST: $
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Nicky's Café and Grille 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American
Dining Options: Catering, Delivery, Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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Riviera Bakery 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Continental
Dining Options: Take Out
Neighborhood: IRONBOUND
COST: $
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Hobby's Delicatessen 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Deli
Dining Options: Catering, Delivery, Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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Alexander's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Diner
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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