Off-Campus Dining

Location
Newark, NJ
Undergrads
5,183
Tuition (in-state)
$27,140 ($14,740)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: i go to school in newark... i dont leave campus

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: The food around campus is fantastic. From a brief walk, to a 20-minute drive, there are dozens of amazing places to have a meal. It's only right to have good food to cheer up the students who are depressed from their academic burdens.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a wide variety of restaurants in the downtown Newark area. From pizzerias to fast food to seafood.

College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Havent went to any off campus restaurants as they are not close enough to walk to, but drove to a diner 10 minutes away from campus and the food was fantastic tops diner is one the best diners near njit

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a few places walking off campus to go to such as fast foods or restaurant. There are not that many student discounts in school.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 436th
    Best Off-Campus Dining Variety
  • 472nd
    Best Off-Campus Dining Cost

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Kevin Holton
Hometown
Long Branch, New Jersey
Major
Undecided
Grad Year
2015
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As long as students can arrange safe transportation to and from the various eateries, Newark is home to a huge variety of cuisines that cater to most demographics. Unfortunately, these are not always within a convenient distance. While there are many cultural restaurants nearby, such as the Latin American influence in the Ironbound District, it can be difficult to find alternatives for those on a dairy- or gluten-free diet. Kosher diets are also somewhat difficult to accommodate in the immediate area. Only with extensive searching can a student find off-campus dining that has options for those on these diets.

However, for those who are not on restricted diets, Newark is a bountiful place to find any kind of food. From the Grease Trucks located at the edge of campus (and sometimes on campus) to the cultural influences of the surrounding area, any craving can be satisfied. As stated earlier, the only challenge can be getting to the desired venue. Additionally, many students frequent New York City, which is a well-known mecca of culinary influences. While it may not always be in a readily accessible area, the off-campus dining is often high quality at a great value, with tons of variety.

Facts & Statistics

Best Asian
King Wok
Best Breakfast
Subway
Best Coffee
Intrinsic Café
Best Dessert
Babe's Cheesesteaks
Best Healthy
Subway
Best Late-Night
King Wok
Best Mexican
Mi Pequeño Mexico
Best Pizza
Domino's Pizza
Best Place to Take a Date
Babe's Cheesesteaks
Best Place to Take Your Parents
Adega Grill
Other Places to Check Out
  • 27 Mix
  • Allegro Seafood Grill
  • Andros Diner
  • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill
  • Brazilian Pizza
  • Casa Pao Do Queijo
  • Dario's Restaurant
  • Don Pepe Restaurant
  • Genki Sakura Sushi
  • Hamburgao
  • Harvest Table
  • Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant
  • House of Thai Cuisine
  • IHOP
  • Je's Restaurant
  • McDonald's
  • Mompou Tapas Bar & Lounge
  • Pizza 2000
  • Roberts Pizza
  • Spanish Pavillion
  • Tops Diner
  • Yi Fu Restaurant

Grocery StoresWhat's This?

Shop Rite
100 Passaic Ave., Kearny
(201) 998-1595
www.shoprite.com
Monday-Friday 24 hours, Saturday 12 a.m.-12 a.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Restaurant ListingsWhat's This?

Adega Grill
Food: Continental
130 Ferry St.
(973) 589-8830
www.adegagrill.com
Price: $10-$30
Cool Features: Has formal restaurant area as well as a bar and casual area
Altas Horas Lanches
Food: Sandwiches
266 Ferry St.
(973) 465-5200
www.altashoraslanches.com
Price: $5-$10
Babe's Cheese Steaks
Food: Cheesesteaks
191 Central Ave.
(973) 733-2828
Price: $5-$15
Café Opcao
Food: Coffee and snacks
68-76 Wilson Ave.
(973) 344-0004
Price: $5-$10
Domino's Pizza
Food: Pizza
447 Central Ave.
(973) 268-2700
www.dominos.com
Price: $10-$20
Iberia Tavern & Restaurant
Food: Portuguese
80-84 Ferry St.
(973) 344-7603
www.iberiarestaurants.com
Price: $10-$30
Intrinsic Café
Food: Coffee, tea, sweets
5 Sussex Ave.
(201) 618-2689
www.intrinsiccafe.com
Price: $5-$10
King Wok
Food: Chinese
1 Sussex Ave.
(973) 297-1299
Price: $5-$15
Mi Pequeño Mexico
Food: Mexican
81 Ferry St.
(973) 344-7600
www.mipequenomexico.com
Price: $10-$20
Regal Buffet
Food: Spanish
291 Ferry St.
(973) 465-8888
Price: $10-$20
Subway
Food: Sandwiches
573 Broad St.
(973) 621-8566
www.subway.com
Price: $3-$8
Sushi House of Hoboken
Food: Asian, sushi
155 First St., Hoboken
(201) 656-7788
sushihouseofhoboken.net
Price: $10-$25

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus restaurants on the following topics    Based on 49 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost
  • Convenience
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Student discounts
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

How would you rate the diversity of off-campus dining options?    Based on 55 responses

  • 9% An endless repetition of the same few places.
  • 11% Mostly just chain restaurants and fast food.
  • 42% Enough variety to keep things interesting.
  • 38% A nice variety of local spots and ethnic cuisine.
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