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Pita Perfect – Ibby’s Falafel, a Jersey City Gem on Grove Street

By Sally Deering

If you’re a falafel fan read on, because when it comes to a tasty falafel in a pita pocket no one beats Ibby’s Falafel in Jersey City where owner Adnan Kwara serves his own special recipe for the chickpea concoction that is dizzyingly delicious.

Adnan Kwara owner of Ibby' s Falafel with his brother Firas
Adnan Kwara owner of Ibby’ s Falafel with his brother Firas

Syrian-born and New York City-raised, Kwara started making falafels back when he was a kid helping out in his uncle’s Greenwich Village eatery. He learned the business and when he grew up, Kwara opened his own falafel shop in the Heights section of Jersey City back in the mid-1990s. After a few months, Kwara moved his business to a storefront across from Jersey City Hall and in the 20 years since, Ibby’s Falafel has become a popular fixture in downtown Jersey City’s landscape. Continue reading Pita Perfect – Ibby’s Falafel, a Jersey City Gem on Grove Street

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