National Mac and Cheese Day: Top Spots in JC

We asked and you answered! Coming straight from the residents of Jersey City we bring you the top Mac and Cheese spots to celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day. With over a dozen cheesy options to choose from we can guarantee you won’t be disappointed.


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Bob White Counter

Enjoy this delicious mac and cheese side dish with cavatappi pasta baked in a creamy cheese sauce. You can also enjoy this in their vegetarian plate with mac and cheese, collard greens, salad and a biscuit.

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Carolyns Soul Food

The reviews say it best. “The Baked Mac n Cheese was Delicious. So far Best in Jersey City” – Jonathan C via Yelp. “The Mac and cheese was melt in your mouth with big cheese flavour.” – Nzingha Z. via Yelp.

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Dull Boy Bar

Return of the Mac! Devour this classic meal with the option to add lobster, bacon, or truffle.


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Freetown road project

They don’t take mac and cheese lightly! This baked mac and cheese side goes perfectly with any one of their West Indian entrees.

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Ghost Truck Kitchen

Delicious 12 oz mac and cheese tossed with their house BBQ pulled pork. When it’s sold out it’s sold out!

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Hamilton Pork

“I usually don’t like Mac and cheese, but there’s something about their cheese sauce that makes Mac and cheese so delicious!” Stephanie D, Yelp.

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Harrys Daughter JC

Looking to spice it up? Try their lobster mac and cheese made with cheddar, pecorino, smoked Gouda or queso fresco topped with spiced crab meat and panko.

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Hooked JC

We guarantee you’ll be addicted to this combination of blackened crab cake and their creamy mac and cheese!

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Latham House JC

For brunch indulge in their iron mac and cheese cooked with 3 upstate cheeses, golden cauliflower, crispy top, and salad. For dinner their cast iron truffle mac & cheese topped with cheddar, manchego, gruyere, smoked gouda, roasted cauliflower, and crispy panko is sure to hit the spot.

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Mathews Food and Drink

Reviews don’t lie. “For dinner, we shared the short rib ragu and black garlic mac & cheese. Both were so so good, would definitely recommend.” Jenn L. via Yelp.

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Padro Kitchen

Looking for mac and cheese cooked with love? Padro Kitchen is your place serving a delicious, cheesy, creamy, garlic shrimp mac n cheese.


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Plantbase Market

Who said mac and cheese couldn’t be healthy? Reward your taste buds with this loaded mac and cheese wrap made with mac and cheese, peppers, onions, pico de gallo, pulled mushrooms, seasonal greens, ranch and hot sauce and an option for avocado.

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Rustique Pizza

Try Joey Mo’s award winning mac and cheese with mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, fontina cheese, pecorino, pancetta, garlic and breadcrumbs.

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Vibez Juice in Heights

Yes, vegan mac and cheese is a thing. “The Mac n cheeeeezzzzz – ugh so good. I think it’s the best vegan Mac I’ve had so far. Not runny, but creamy and the most like the dairy version I’ve had” Emily D via Yelp.

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White Star Bar

For lunch treat yourself to applewood smoked bacon, mixed with a 5 cheese blend and classic elbows. For dinner their house five cheese recipe, classic elbows with herb toasted breadcrumbs with the option to add smoked applewood bacon, chorizo, wild mushroom & truffle oil, or buffalo chicken & blue cheese won’t disappoint.


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Wurst Bar

Explore your mac and cheese options here! Their haus mac and cheese with ritz parmesan bread crumbs is only the beginning. They also offer sally mae fries(haus cut fries, buttermilk fried chicken, haus mac and cheese and chili lime mayo) and bacon mac (beef frank, haus mac and cheese and bacon).

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Emily Davis
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