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New Jersey’s Meatball Hot Spots

Meatballs: Delicious, spherical baby hamburgers that taste good on everything and anything. Celebrate #NationalMeatballDay at one of #HipNJ’s top meatball hot spots with meatballs so good you can forget about the pasta.

 

Welcome to Millie’s Old World Meatballs and Pizza in Morristown! Where all food is made with passion, fresh ingredients and tradition. Get the taste of homemade, freshly fried meatballs while surrounded by brick oven, cuddled in a large booth, taking advantage of the BYOB.

 

A take-out food truck that sells meatballs? That’s IncrediBalls! Incrediballs Food Truck in Jersey City has a small but amazingly delicious menu centered around meatballs. Making meatballs out of beef, pork, chicken and even quinoa for all those vegetarians out there.

 

The Brew & Meatball Co. in Rahway offers a late night menu mostly consisting of, you guessed it, meatballs! Craft beer and comfort food is available until 12 pm during the week and 2 am on the weekends. Crushing any late night craving you may have.

 

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The original meatball in a cup

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Is it possible they could be more obsessed with meatballs than us? Meatball Obsession in Newark sells grandmas meatballs are cooked to such perfection that you can skip the pasta completely and just eat them right out of a cup! 

 

Keep calm and meatball on at Mamma’s Meatballs & More in Pennsauken Township. With an entire page dedicated to a variety of Mamma’s meatballs, we are  curious if they could get any more genius. They have surpassed the average meatball and spiced up the meatball game with their Rocky Ball BOA and Rabe Father

 

Asbury Park is famous for the beach, beautiful homes and an outstanding selection of food. Capitoline focuses on rustic Italian comfort food, so it’s no surprise they have some of the best meatballs by the shore. Leaving you satisfied and happy without having to break the bank. 

Now that you know where to get some of the best meatballs in New Jersey, tag and comment on our page @HipNewJersey. 

Top Pizza Spots in New Jersey

Ding, Ding, Ding! The pizza rivalry between New York and New Jersey is over and New Jersey is the winner! Whether it’s a slice or a pie, casual or fine dining, Hip New Jersey tracked down some amazing spots you must try. Read more below on where you can find beautifully handcrafted, authentic Italian pizza near you.

Nonna’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant goal was to provide the best Italian cuisine in Florham Park, NJ and they have most definitely succeeded. Everything is homemade and absolutely delicious. Tastes just like how Nonna use to make! Nonna’s offers the choice of two large dining rooms, one for those seeking a quick bite and one for a more formal, fine dining experience. In each room the walls are lined with photos capturing culture and family creating a warming “at-home” atmosphere. They also have the option of a hot and fast at home delivery for those who want a home cooked me without the cooking.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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We will be closed Sunday, September 2nd & Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day.

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The Star Tavern in Orange, NJ has been marked to be a traditional family favorite. The love for this place stems from their sauce-y, thin crusted pizza and their lively atmosphere. The Start Tavern’s consistency of quality and affordable prices keep the people coming in. This conveniently placed restaurant is perfect for friends who are looking to catch up on old times or a place for guys night out. Who could have a bad time with some thin crust and beer

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Half pizza, fully amazing. Get yours for just $5, M-F until 4PM (in-restaurant only, at participating locations).

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Blaze Pizza in Wayne, NJ is comfy, casual and BYOB! With a variety of specialty pies including their Meat lover and Veg out pie. Both pies are decorated with an array of meats or veggies, creating a flavor for anyone’s palate. Tucked away in the Willowbrook mall, this franchise is the perfect place to chow down after a shopping spree.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Inspirational lunch @pizzeriamozza Thanks a million to @nancysilverton and team Mozza. Can’t wait for dinner @chispacca #mozzaplex

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Locally sourced and delicious! What more could you want when those pizza cravings hit? Razza’s Artigianale Pizzeria in Jersey City, NJ has given the term homemade a whole new meaning. Using there locally sourced ingredients they create their own dough and butter to entice you before your main course. The food here as been created with a delicate touch, kneaded with love and garnished with elegance. Every ingredient has been hand picked, down to the salt. To make this pizza experience even more grand they have a beer and wine list that pairs perfectly with select dishes.

Bricco Pizza is committed to creating the “Old World New York-style” pizza right in Westbrook, NJ. Their custom made brick ovens maintain the proper temperatures to create every pizza charred to perfection. The aroma of fresh dough and Parmesan cheese mixed with the sweet delight of basil pulls together an all around charming experience. Like in a traditional Italian kitchen, no mouth will go unfed. All pizzas can be made vegan and gluten free. Feeling the warmth of the oven and thick scent of melting cheese will leave you delighted to come back again.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Ever tried our famous homemade BUFFALO CHICKEN PIZZA?! #nofilter #delicousness

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Holy Tomato! This restaurant is bursting with color and filled with all pizza everything. Blackwood, NJ‘s Holy Tomato’s thin crust pizzas are vibrant and abstract just like their decor. All of their pies are 18 inches of pure pizza heaven. A must try is their Margarita pizza, topped with fresh mozzarella, beautifully scented basil, Jersey tomatoes and sprinkle of perfectly curated garlic. If you want to spice it up even more they have a fantasy worthy list of different meats and veggies you can add. With great decor, delicious pizza, one of their house wines and maybe even one of their homemade brownies this will be one of your favorite casual spots to go and have some fun.

Let us know where you’re celebrating today by tagging @HipNewJersey in your #NationalPizzaDay posts! 

Kai Yang

NOW OPEN: Kai Yang, Thai Restaurant in Montclair

Are you craving some authentic Thai food? Do you have a taste for something new? Well luckily for you, Kai Yang, an authentic Thai food restaurant, has recently opened in Montclair. With its traditional decor and intimate seating, Kai Yang puts you right in Thailand, without the hassle of flying!

Thai food features rich combinations of flavors, making it a very popular and favorable cuisine. Sweet, spicy, tangy, savory, they have it all! Kai Yang specializes in authentic Thai Rotisserie Chicken and street food. Their name, “Kai Yang”, actually translates to “grilled chicken”. Served half or whole, their platters of organic marinated chicken, along with traditional sides such as papaya salad, sticky rice, and dipping sauces are shareable for the whole family.

If you are craving more, there are add-on options for their marinated chicken dish. These include Moo Ping (grilled pork skewers), Nuea Yang (sliced grilled beef), and Larb Kai (minced chicken). Their menu also features many other traditional Thai dishes which include stir fry, curry and noodle dishes like Pad Thai and Panang, duck, specialty entrees, seafood, and fried rice. They also offer several Thai desserts which include fried ice cream, fried banana, and sweet sticky rice with ice cream. Kai Yang is BYOB and they offer drinks such as Thai iced tea, lemongrass iced tea, coffee, and more. 

Owner and Chef Sheree Sarabhaya is an award-winning veteran restaurateur, who owns Boon Thai Kitchen in Livingston, Spice II in Montclair, and now Kai Yang. Sarabhaya grew up on these foods in Bangkok, and wants to share them with us all.  Kai Yang is open for lunch and dinner, Monday and Wednesday-Sunday. They are closed on Tuesdays. Take our and delivery are available. Reservations can be made for four or more at (973)-509-2110. 

Remember, September is National Chicken Month!