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Step Back in Time for Old World Italian Cuisine at the Barge Inn Restaurant in Jersey City

Barge Inn Restaurant corner of 3rd and Monmouth in Downtown, Jersey City
Barge Inn Restaurant corner of 3rd and Monmouth in Downtown, Jersey City

WHAT JERSEY CITY RESTAURANTS USED TO BE

By Sally Deering

Inside the barge inn restaurant Jersey City  Few Jersey City restaurants look like they did back in the day; and very few were around in the 1960s like The Barge Inn restaurant a little jewel in Jersey City’s crown. The Barge Inn serves Italian cuisine made from recipes handed down through generations. That’s why the food is so delicious – it’s authentic.

Bitsy and Linda owners of Barge Inn Jersey City pose with Chef Joey Marti
Owners “Bitsy and Linda Paldino with Chef Joey Marti

Owners Linda and Peter “Bitsy” Paldino run the restaurant which Linda’s dad John Marto opened in 1969. Linda remembers when Anne Polaro, sister to former Jersey City Mayor Anthony Cucci painted the murals depicting Italian scenes on the restaurant’s walls.

“Mayor Cucci was a friend of my dad’s,” Linda says. “I watched her do them; it took her two weeks.”

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Jersey City’s Newest Restaurant, Loradella’s Family Pizzeria, to Open in Newport

River View Observer Staff 

Jersey City, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2013) – Jersey City’s booming waterfront will get its first family-style Italian restaurant this month when Loradella’s Family Pizzeria opens at 126 River Dr., a 4,000-square-foot, ground-floor retail space at Newport’s Aquablu apartment tower. Owned by George and Lorraine Arthur, the new Italian eatery will be the 16th addition to The Restaurants at Newport, a diverse collection of upscale to fast casual restaurants located at Newport, the LeFrak Organization’s mixed-use development community on the Hudson River in Jersey City.

“George and I were looking to start a new project and discovered Newport at the recommendation of our chef and manager, Adel, who lives nearby. We immediately fell in love with the location,” said Lorraine Arthur, co-owner of Loradella’s Family Pizzeria. “At Loradella’s, we hope to bring Newport a family-friendly atmosphere and good food at a reasonable price. We know the kids are going to love the arcade too.” Continue reading Jersey City’s Newest Restaurant, Loradella’s Family Pizzeria, to Open in Newport

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