1. Get Your Cheesesteak On!
In the same restaurant family as Camden’s Donkey’s Place, Donkey’s Too is even more delicious. Using round rolls instead of longer hoagies, feasting on one of the sandwiches you get here will be a meal you won’t soon forget.
2. The Pizza Here Is Heavenly
If you’re looking for a great slice of ‘za, Holy Tomato is the place for you. Every pizzas from this kitchen is packed full of fresh ingredients, making these some of the best pies in South Jersey. Latest sources tell us this place is still cash-only, so hit the ATM before you visit.
The fact that Holy Tomato is also BYOB makes this minor inconvenience totally worth it.
3. Got A Hot Date?
Specializing in Italian and seafood, the dishes that come out of the kitchen at Caffe Aldo Lamberti are equal parts beautiful and delicious. Whether you’re looking to impress a new acquaintance or you’re celebrating an important occasion, a trip here is sure to be a memorable experience.
4. American Classics With A Twist
Next time you’re in the mood for something unique, a stop by Steve & Cookie’s is exactly what you need. At home in Margate City, this restaurant has a menu full of the favorites, each with a healthy dose of creativity.
One of the most popular menu items is the lobster mac n’ cheese, but you can’t go wrong regardless of what you order.
5. These Hoagies Are Hard To Beat
906 Township Ln
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Yelp: 4.5 Stars; 86 Reviews.
Another great cheesesteak place in Jersey, a sandwich from Chick’s deli will always leave your stomach smiling. With several varieties of the sandwich that Philly made famous, one favorite here is the buffalo chicken cheesesteak, tender and with the perfect amount of spice.
6. This Place Is Worth Waking Up For
Known around town for their awesome brunch menu, planning a trip to Gilchrist Restaurant & Marina will make it quite a bit easier to get out of bed in the morning. While they’ve got great versions of all the breakfast staples, their blueberry pancakes can’t be missed.
7. Sage Has It All
With plenty of outdoor seating and a BYOB policy, the atmosphere at Sage Restaurant is pretty hard to beat. They’ve also got a very diverse menu with something for everyone, including selections like fried artichoke hearts, succulent short ribs, and scallops.
If one things for sure, it’s that a trip here can’t be skipped.
8. When Creativity Meets Expertise
With one of the most talented kitchens around leading the charge, the Iron Room is one of the most innovative restaurants on the East Coast right now. Every dish will keep your taste buds interested from start to finish.
Not sure what you should order? A couple items that will never let you down are the truffle udon mac & cheese and the Kentucky fried quail.
9. Quick Meals On-The-Go, Perfected
Black Eyed Susan’s Breakfast and Lunch
5th And Penn St
Camden, NJ 08102
Yelp: 5 Stars; 6 Reviews.
Home to a menu that’s jam packed full of delicious Paninis and grilled cheese sandwiches, Black Eyed Susan’s is the perfect quick mid-day stop.
A couple favorites here include the “Black Eyed Susan” grilled cheese made with brie, cheddar, and apple chutney and the “San Fran,” which is a Panini stuffed with turkey, avocado, Swiss, and bacon jam.
10. This Bar Is On Fire
Serving up all of the American bar favorites, dishes like the Jug Handle’s nachos or their wings are the perfect accompaniment for any libation. If you’re a big fan of spicy heat, their extremely hot yet flavorful “Bald Eagle” wings will have you falling love.
One things for sure…after a trip here, you’ll be recommending to the group for your next night out in Cinnaminson.
11. A Place Where Everyone’s Your Friend
319 Friends St
Camden, NJ 08102
Yelp: 4 Stars; 14 Reviews.
Thanks to a laid back atmosphere and a long list of Ramen bowls, bulgogi, salads, sandwiches, and wraps, Friends Café is sure to become an instant favorite on your list of South Jersey restaurants.
A great place to study or hang out during the day, complete with delicious food, you’ll feel at home with their free Wi-Fi and friendly staff.
12. Southern Cooking At Its Finest
When it comes to soul food, the South does it best, and there’s no better place to get this style of cuisine in Jersey than at Kelsey & Kim’s. They’ve got all the Southern favorites, including fried chicken, collard greens, black-eyed peas, and cornbread.
After a trip here, there’s no doubt you’ll leave with a grin from ear to ear.
13. Tori Knows Best
1218 Chews Landing Rd
Clementon, NJ 08021
Yelp: 5 Stars; 4 Reviews.
A hidden gem of Clementon, Tori’s Bistro delivers a classy, delicious experience every time you visit. Everything here is extremely fresh and the entrees have a huge flavor that you won’t find at most other places.
The menu stays exciting as awesome daily specials (like a lemon butter sauce-topped tilapia over shrimp and spinach risotto) will have your mouth watering the second you step through the door. Head to Tori’s Bistro ASAP, you won’t regret it.
14. Live Local Here
Committed for bringing their patrons the best from local farmers, fishers, and brewers, it’s easy to taste the freshness at the Farm and Fisherman Tavern & Market.
Every dish that comes out of the kitchen here packs a punch, including a few favorites like their bloody beets salad, the chickpea fries, and the highly recommend industrial burger, topped with aged brisket, cheddar cheese, and onion jam.
15. Add A Little Spice To Your Life!
Bringing Caribbean favorites to the Garden State, Reggae Grill is sure to become one of your go-to joints after your first bite.
One of the only places you can find authentic Caribbean food in the Camden area, dishes like the jerk chicken with rice and beans will fill you up and keep you coming back.
What’s your go-to for great grub in South Jersey? Tell us in the comments below!