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The 15 Best Lunch Spots In Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Newark! We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Newark. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Peach Blossom Eatery

NewarkNewark
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Pizzeria Mariana

Pizza, $$, NewarkPizza, $$Newark
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Aunt Vonda’s Kitchen Table

$$, Newark$$Newark
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

La Mixteca Poblana

Food Truck, $$, NewarkFood Truck, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

PoBu

$$, Newark$$Newark
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Halal Gyro Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $$, NewarkMiddle Eastern, $$Newark
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tagpuan Restaurant

Asian, $$, NewarkAsian, $$Newark
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos La Palma

Food Truck, NewarkFood TruckNewark
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mee Garden

Chinese, $, NewarkChinese, $Newark
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 5.0

Gyro Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $, NewarkMiddle Eastern, $Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taverna

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Atexcac

Mexican, $, NewarkMexican, $Newark
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

SNAP Custom Pizza

Pizza, $, NewarkPizza, $Newark
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Hamilton’s on Main

New American, $, NewarkNew American, $Newark
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

El Diablo Burritos

American, $, NewarkAmerican, $Newark
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 16402 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 770 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Halal Gyro Kabob House, Tagpuan Restaurant, and vPho are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in Newark.

Evangelina's Vegan Desserts, Olive Tree Cafe, and SNAP Custom Pizza are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Newark.

Pizzeria Mariana, Banh Mi Boy, and Roots Natural Kitchen are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in Newark.

Peach Blossom Eatery, Pizzeria Mariana, and Aunt Vonda’s Kitchen Table are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Newark.

The highest-rated places in Newark for lunch and cocktails are Taverna, Market Kitchen & Bar, and Skipjack Dining.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Muscat de Alexandria

    Experts suggest pairing a banh mi with a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, a popular white wine.


  • The best drink pairing for banh mi

    Knowing what to pair with banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • Pair Mangose with banh mi

    If your food palns include Banh mi, then you should consider helping it along with some beer. We find that a Mangose, with its hits of fruit, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Did you know?

  • The world record from Japan

    A little sushi roll never hurt anybody! The size of the longest sushi roll might surprise you, coming in at 9,332 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • All in a day’s work

    one pound of vindaloo curry is the crazy amount that Rhys Bain ate in2 minutes.

  • A match made in heaven: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    mac and cheese is frequently paired with Spanish granache, matching the greasy and salty profile of mac and cheese with the ripe, fruity sweet taste of ripe, fruity sweet.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. If you want to avoid the struggle, our partners at SpotHero help you reserve a parking spot digitally before you even leave for your destination.

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