Welcome to Hoboken
A peaceful city located across the Hudson River from Manhattan
Hoboken is a peaceful suburban city located directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan. This walkable city is home to many beloved local businesses. The streets of downtown Hoboken are lined with historic Italian delis, excellent bakeries, and eclectic restaurants. The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway links several riverfront parks with Manhattan views, including picturesque Pier A Park.
Hoboken offers an eclectic real estate mix with housing options including brownstone row houses and both new and historic condominium buildings. Some of the city’s most sought-after properties are condos in luxurious new high-rise towers with views across the Hudson to the Manhattan skyline.
What to Love :
Walkable city with lots of local businesses
Views across the Hudson to Manhattan
Parks on the Hudson River waterfront
Local Lifestyle :
Hoboken is ranked by Niche.com as the best place to live in Hudson County and the best place in New Jersey for young professionals. The city is packed with amenities including diverse options for shopping, dining, and nightlife. Hoboken’s Hudson River waterfront provides scenic outdoor recreation space with picturesque views across the water to Manhattan. The journey from Hoboken to Manhattan can be completed in under 40 minutes by both car and public transportation.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping :
Hoboken is packed with both long-running businesses and trendy new spots. Classic Italian delis can be found on many street corners, including the outstanding Fiore’s Deli of Hoboken. This old-school Italian deli has served generations of loyal customers in Hoboken since 1903. Popular items include unbeatable fresh mozzarella and a mouthwatering hot roast beef hero topped with mutz and gravy.
Dom’s Bakery is another Hoboken stalwart that has been enticing customers with its freshly baked bread and pastries since 1979. The menu here includes focaccia with homemade sauce, hearty stuffed bread, and scrumptious sfogliatella. Many restaurants around Hoboken source their bread from Dom’s. Hoboken’s eclectic eateries including the bustling roadhouse-style Madison Bar & Grill. Here you can dine on flavorful pizzas, burgers, pasta dishes, and salads and sip dozens of different craft beers.
Bluestone Lane Café is a popular brunch spot pairing premium Australian-style espresso drinks with a wide range of eats that are both nutritious and delicious.
Things to Do :
Hoboken has a rich and varied history which is explored through the diverse exhibitions of Hoboken Historical Museum. Located in one of the oldest buildings on Hoboken’s Hudson River waterfront, the museum also hosts kids’ art classes and storytime events plus talks from guest speakers.
Pier A Park is another waterfront landmark that offers unbroken up-close views of Manhattan’s skyline on the opposite bank of the Hudson. There’s a large grass lawn where you can enjoy picnics against an iconic Manhattan backdrop. Pier A Park is also a popular destination for fishing.
The Hoboken Italian Festival brings four days of festivities around the Feast of the Madonna Del Martiri. The festival centers on the carrying of the 800lb statue of Madonna Dei Martiri through Hoboken’s streets from Saint Francis Church to the river, where it is then sailed on the Hudson after a reenactment of the Blessing of the Fleet. Feast Day also sees a noon mass and evening fireworks display take place at Sinatra Park. Other events surrounding the feast offer lots of live music and an abundance of traditional Italian eats.
Hoboken is served by the Hoboken Public School District.
Joseph F. Brandt Elementary School, Public, K-5.
Hoboken High School, Public, 9-12.
Stevens Institute of Technology, Private, Higher Education.