June 15, 2024

If you’ve bought the munchies, nothing ought to stand in the way in which between you and a few divine eats—particularly on 4/20. From fats sandwiches and dim sum, to ice cream and different desserts, we’ve bought you coated. Right here is the place to fulfill the munchies in New Jersey.

Rutt’s Hut

What’s higher than a ripper or a cheeseburger dipped in gravy while you bought the munchies? Not a lot. At Rutt’s Hut you’ll be able to fulfill all your cravings in a classic setting. It’s been the munchies capital of Clifton for 95 years for good purpose.


Tacos La Gringa

Tacos are a no brainer on this regard. Tacos La Gringa has a wide range of tacos, quesadillas, and different Mexican specialties so that you can attempt, however the Tacos Al Pastor particularly hit the spot on 4/20. 


Ani Ramen

Although it won’t be your first thought for munchies meals, ramen really has all the pieces you want while you’re hungrier than your thoughts can comprehend. Noodles, meat, broth, veggies—you title it. Fortunate for you, there are Ani Ramens in all places in New Jersey.

Cranford, Maplewood, Montclair, Jersey Metropolis, Summit, Princeton

KPOT – A number of Places

All you’ll be able to eat Korean barbecue—want I say extra? KPOT has a number of places and is immensely common for the Korean barbecue and sizzling pot combo, the place friends can order as a lot meat as they please. Munchies heaven.

East Brunswick, Union, Englewood, Jersey Metropolis, Kearny

Steve’s Burgers

Steve’s Burgers is your basic,  no-frills burger joint. Past the juicy hamburgers, Steve’s has hand-cut fries, sizzling canine, cheesesteaks and crave-worthy milkshakes.

Garfield, North Bergen

Krug’s Tavern

Many individuals name this the most effective burger in New Jersey. Krug’s serves up a thick patty that’s griddled laborious on a flat high. It’s juicy and well-seasoned. Did we point out it’s all the pieces one might need after they have the munchies?]


Mamoun’s Falafel

No 4/20 cruise can be full with out Mamoun’s Falafel in Hoboken. This beloved Washington Road spot is thought for its scrumptious Center Japanese delicacies—serving up classics reminiscent of falafel, hummus, baba ganoush, and extra. Shawarma platter. Fries. Garlic sauce dip. Simply do it and thank us later.



It’s within the title. Munchy’s has lengthy been offering Little Falls residents with American-style tacos, burritos, the well-known mudslide fries (disco fries) and extra. The Vendor’s Alternative menu is ideal for the munchies, which boasts a number of fats sandwiches.

Little Falls

Tops Diner

A excessive particular person’s dream, Tops Diner is greater than only a diner. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and sure, insane desserts. Tops is a kind of locations the place you’ll be able to’t go unsuitable with something you select. For these craving a plethora of flavors, they’ve bought you coated too.

East Newark

Applegate Farm

In the event you simply want one thing candy, there’s nowhere higher than Applegate Farms in Montclair. You might comprehend it from its cameo on The Sopranos, however we all know it as a legendary ice cream parlor with a whole lot of things to select from.


Lyndhurst Pastry Store

You may’t go unsuitable with pastries and Italian ice. At Lyndhurst Pastry store you’ll be able to fulfill your candy tooth by grabbing a cannoli or sfogliatella inside, then heading to the counter outdoors and grabbing a pint of their well-known Italian ice. They promote single servings too, however it’s 4/20—reside just a little.


RU Hungry?

Craving French fries, hen tenders, and mozzarella sticks all on the similar time? RU Hungry has you coated with their fats sandwiches. The style is unbeatable. The Fats Darrell has an ideal steadiness of savory, crunchy, and juicy. So ‘roll’ up your sleeves and eat up on 4/20.

New Brunswick 

Papa’s Tomato Pies

At Papa’s, Trenton-style tomato pies are all the fad. Established in 1912, this legendary pizzeria served Trenton for 100 years earlier than transferring to close by Robbinsville in 2013. For Trentonians, this has been the go-to munchies spot for over a century. 


Broad Road Dough Co.

After satisfying your savory cravings it’s time for dessert. What higher method to do this than with a loopy donut? From basic flavors like glazed to wild ones like Pineapple Upside Down and Lady Scout cookies, there’s something for every stoner to take pleasure in.

Oakhurst, Freehold


Taliercio’s has a few of NJ’s most wanted sandwiches and in a state rife with delis, that’s excessive reward. Their sandwiches are well-known for being jam-packed with meat, however don’t neglect to choose up an order of fried raviolis when you’re there. 

Middletown, Purple Financial institution

Stuff Yer Face

Come and stuff your face at Stuff Yer Face. The stromboli is massive and filled with flavorful elements, making it the proper munchies meals. The hen wing “potachoes” are crispy, spicy, and creamy. That is precisely the type of ‘joint’ you’ll wanna be at for 4/20. 

New Brunswick

Taqueria Maria’s

You may’t go unsuitable with tacos on 4/20 however whats even higher is Taqueria Maria’s nachos. These nachos are crammed with cheese, meat, guac, bitter cream and jalapeños. The spot presents an awesome worth for beneficiant parts and unbelievable flavors. 

Monroe Township

Jersey Freeze – Freehold, NJ 

This old-school ice cream parlor has been serving locals frozen treats because the Fifties. Dozens of flavors, sundaes, milkshakes and extra.

El Confetti Mexican Ice Cream

El Confetti is a Mexican-inspired ice cream and dessert store that South Jerseyans flock to for candy treats. Their mini pancakes are a stoner’s dream, although. With it you get a field loaded with mini pancakes, sliced fruit, nutella and ice cream. 

Cherry Hill

Dim Sum Home

In the event you’re like us, you crave dumplings while you’re in house. Dim Sum Home in Cherry Hill serves genuine Dim Sum reminiscent of soup dumplings, scallion pancakes and dan dan noodles. The big menu leaves you with loads of choices.

Cherry Hill

Pete & Elda’s

This shore spot is known for cracker-thin bar pies. They also have a problem the place for those who end an XXL pie by your self in half-hour or much less, you get to take residence a t-shirt. If you’ve bought the munchies, it’s virtually like dishonest. Nearly.  

Neptune Metropolis

Julio’s on Most important

Birria is the proper reply to the munchies. It’s salty, fatty and simply plain scrumptious. At Julio’s on Most important you’ll be able to take pleasure in birria in addition to a load of different Mexican classics. The birria field feeds 4 to seven folks, however on 4/20 it may be extra like one to 2. 


Steaks Limitless 

Gymnasium, tan, cheesesteak. What’s higher than Seaside’s go-to cheesesteak spot while you’ve bought the munchies? The Seaside Tony specifically brings a cheesesteak loaded with peppers, onions and fried cheese balls. If it’s adequate for DJ Pauly D, it’s adequate for us. Sufficient stated. 

Seaside Heights

Lillo’s Tomato Pies

Along with having Trenton-style tomato pies, Lillo’s has the most effective cheesesteak you’ll discover in Philly or Jersey. No, severely. It’s tacky, loaded with a pound of sliced ribeye and served up on a contemporary, seeded roll—did I point out it’s the proper meals while you’re excessive?


Stio’s Water Ice & Ice Cream

In the event you’re on the lookout for the proper candy spot to fulfill your put up J woes, Stio’s Water Ice & Ice Cream is the place to be. Critically, they’ve bought extra flavors of water ice than you may think about. From basic lemon to the extra nuanced cotton sweet. And if ice cream is extra your jam, indulge within the adventurous donut sundae


Concerning the Creator/s

Peter Candia is the Meals + Drink Editor at New Jersey Digest. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Peter discovered a ardour for meals writing halfway via faculty and by no means regarded again. He’s a former line prepare dinner, server and bartender at top-rated eating places within the tri-state space. Along with meals, Peter enjoys politics, music, sports activities and something New Jersey. He by no means stops studying and he is all the time within the weeds.

Emma is an editorial intern. She likes to spend her free time cooking new recipes and chilling along with her cat Stella.