Where to Eat This Weekend: Uncle Momo Opens Saturday, Happy Hour at Piggyback Bar, Mathews Debuts Sunday Brunch

Looking for some good eats for the weekend? Here’s the best of what’s new in and around Jersey City.

Start your weekend with a happy hour and DJ set at Piggyback Bar

If you still haven’t eaten at Piggyback Bar, today the Harborside restaurant will debut its happy hour along with a live set by Jersey City’s very own DJ Neil Armstrong. Bar specials start at 6pm and DJ Armstrong will play through 10pm.

Piggyback Bar | 200 Hudson

Montclair’s Lebanese-French Bistro arrives in Jersey City

Bienvenue, Uncle Momo. Montclair’s famous Uncle Momo is opening its Jersey City restaurant in the former home of Marco & Pepe. The restaurant will be downtown’s first bistro specializing in Lebanese-French cuisine. They’ll be open 7 days a week starting this Saturday at 10am. Brunch anyone?

Uncle Momo | 289 Grove Street (corner of Mercer)

Mangia bene at the Pedestrian Plaza’s newest restaurant

Pasta e Vino is a new Italian eatery located in the former home of Raval. The new restaurant — which is operated by the same team that owned the Spanish tapas restaurant — now has a focus on Italian eats and wine. The restaurant soft opened on Thursday and you can now check out their delicious food and wine menu online.

Pasta e Vino | 136 Newark Avenue

Enjoy Sunday brunch at Mathews

Looking for a new brunch spot? Mathews is kicking off Sunday brunch service this weekend with delicious entrees like the one pictured above. Protein, veggies, mid-day cocktails —  we’re sold.  Mathews opens for brunch Sunday at 10am.

Mathews | 351 Grove

(Photo: Uncle Momo)