NJ Restaurants You Should Know About: Waterside in North Bergen

The first thing you'll hear from anyone who has visited Waterside Restaurant & Catering is how spectacular the view is. When it comes to scenic views of the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline, it's hard to top this North Bergen restaurant.

But there's also the food. Waterside owner Gus Shizas attended the Culinary Institute of America and Executive Chef Carlo Dobric is a graduate of the prestigious CIA. Their education and experience is reflected in the food at Waterside which happens to be excellent.

While signature dishes such as Grilled Swordfish Pallard or Dry-Aged Prime Cowboy Steak are popular favorites, it's the Charred Octopus and Calamari, made with peppers, onions, dill, lemon juice and olive oil, that you must try. It's really that good.

Waterside serves lunch and dinner. The restaurant features an impressive raw bar, al fresco dining with breathtaking views of the New York Skyline, take-out, live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights, Happy Hour Monday-Thursday from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm and a regular Sunday Brunch.

Waterside Restaurant & Catering was recently selected as Manhattan Bride Magazine’s Best of 2013. With two rooms that overlook the New York Skyline, they offer an ideal setting for weddings as well as showers, holiday parties, sweet-sixteens, bar and bat mitzvahs, and any other type of party. Their rooms can accommodate parties as small as 50 guests and as many as 210.

If you are planning your wedding, Waterside's outdoor patio provides a picture perfect background for your wedding ceremony.

Waterside's expert catering consultants will work closely with you to plan and customize your special event, handling all the details to ensure that The Waterside will be the ideal setting for your party.

All menus are specially customized to make your event a success.

Waterside Restaurant & Catering is located at 7800 B River Road in North Bergen, New Jersey.

To make reservations or for more information, call 201-861-0700.