As the warm air strolls in, it’s time to plan your next tour of South Jersey. Historic towns and lush landscapes beg to be explored this Spring and Summer. That’s why we’ve pulled together a few of the best places to eat in between your Jersey adventures. Whether you’re grabbing a bite along the Two Bridges Wine, Beer & Spirits Trail or planning a relaxing evening with friends, keep these restaurants on your list. South Jersey loves entertaining an explorative palate. Greek, Italian, Indian, Mexican, American, and so many more cuisines are waiting for you. Where to begin?
Blueplate | Mullica Hill, NJ
Stop by the outstandingly creative farm-to-table restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Open every day of the week from 6 AM to 9 PM, Blueplate stays in the back pocket of every South Jersey traveler. They offer a wide range of gluten-free and vegetarian meals to accommodate every member of your group. Grab a table outside to soak up the quaint and colonial nature of Mullica Hill, NJ. Visiting for lunch? We recommend their Oriental Salmon, served over fresh cucumbers & tomatoes, noodles, cabbage, and finished with a zingy ginger dressing.
Olympia | Vineland, NJ
If you weren’t in the mood for Mediterranean food, you will be now. Just take a look at Olympia’s countless 5-star reviews to understand why it’s one of Jersey’s “must try” eateries. Olympia offers traditional Greek food & gourmet seafood in an intimate dining experience. Don’t skip the appetizers—their crispy & zesty saganaki is an experience you won’t want to miss. For dinner, we recommend indulging in their Gyro Platter. Enjoy delicate slices of spiced beef & lamb, broiled the traditional method on a revolving spit. Reed says: “Excellent food, excellent service! Top-notch Greek food. A must-try dining experience!”
Crave | Pitman, NJ
The true dining experience would be incomplete without dessert. We’re taking you to Crave in Pitman, NJ to finish off the meal. This eclectic cookie shop offers time-tested cookie favorites, as well as new and creative varieties every week. Try the fan-favorite Peanut Butter Cup Cookie for an indulgent, soft & chewy experience finished with a signature Reese’s Cup. The options are truly endless, so be sure to explore their menu and reserve a few for the ride home. Michele on Yelp says: “Best dessert ever. Once you go, you won’t go anywhere else.”
Best Restaurants in South Jersey
While we’ve highlighted some unforgettable locations for your next trip to New Jersey, we’ve only just scratched the surface. South Jersey offers a vast array of cuisines, family-owned restaurants, waterfront dining experiences, and beyond. Why visit NJ for your next culinary experience? There truly is something for everyone. Whether that’s traditional Mediterranean entrees or never-before-seen cookie varieties, your next experience awaits. Start exploring the best craft beverages of South Jersey today.