These Restaurants Seriously Decked the Halls in Hoboken + Jersey City – Hoboken Girl

Some businesses just know how to perfectly capture that special holiday magic through their festive decor. Every holiday season, local bars bring the heat — or the cool, rather, when decking the halls and making spirits bright. Can’t catch the Rockefeller tree this season or snag a rezzie at Rolf’s? Fret not, but keep reading to find out which local bars are fulfilling all of your Instagram-worthy dreams. Read on to discover the best holiday decorations in Hoboken + Jersey City this year. 


Leo’s Grandevous | 200 Grand Street


Leo’s has jumped in on the holiday fun this year – or should we say, turned the place upside down with decorations. Having fun with it, Leo’s has added even more charm to its Sinatra esthetic with trees, lights, and more.

Sorellina | 1036 Washington Street


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For those who love a vibrant environment with Rolf-esque vibes, this uptown wine bar, Sorellina, is the place. Both inside and outside of the restaurant are decked out in decorations. Snap a pic of the pretty light and wreath display when entering the restaurant and when inside, get into the holiday spirit with the garland and lights strung up around the space and on the ceilings.

Read More: 23 Holiday Gift Ideas to Shop in Hoboken + Jersey City

Dino + Harry’s | 163 14th Street

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There’s room for everyone on the nice list. Treat yourself to a night away from the hustle and bustle of Washington Street and head inside for some steak + wine + cozy decor. The bar is decked out with Christmas wreaths and lights guaranteed to get anyone in the holiday spirit. 

Sirenetta | 1039 Washington Street


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This seafood restaurant knows chic – and never misses. Not only does it serve up a killer raw bar but IG-worthy holiday decor too! Opt for any of the seasonal cocktails on the menu and be sure to snap a picture under these gorgeously simple wreaths.

Grand Vin | 500 Grand Street

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This wine bar is joining in on the festivities this year as space is decorated for the holidays — beautifully as always. Winter wreaths hang above each table, while garland and twinkling lights hang from the ceiling to create equal parts cozy and cheerful experience for every guest.

Jersey City

15 Fox Place | 15 Fox Place

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This family-run establishment is simply one-of-a-kind, and 100% worth the visit during the holiday season. The restaurant is located inside a house – so don’t be alarmed. The menu is family-style and it’s BYOB. The entire house is decorated corner to corner, really making it a unique place to experience.

Iron Monkey | 99 Greene Street

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With a mission to deliver the finest craft beer in the area and one of the only rooftop bars in town, you’d think it couldn’t get any better — oh, but it can. For the holidays, the monkey mascot dressed as Santa, and the outside of this local watering hole is decked out to the nines in fun decorations.

Read More: Where to Buy a Real Tree + Wreaths in Hoboken and Jersey City

Cellar 335 | 335 Newark Avenue

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Cellar 335’s annual Sleighs N’ Leighs holiday pop-up is a must-try for the season. It’s festive both in its interior decor and the way drinks are served. Enjoy the truly next-level decor while sipping on a boozy beverage out of Christmas-themed cups.

Franklin Social | 292 Barrow Street

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Franklin Social always transforms into Miracle on Mercer – another epic holiday-themed restaurant pop-up. Expect the place to be completed decked out with holiday decorations, seasonal cocktails, and more. Read more about the experience here.

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