Teaneck is a historic suburban township located at the junction of I-80 and I-95 in Bergen County.
Welcome to Teaneck
Historic suburban township located 30 minutes from Manhattan
Teaneck is a historic suburban township located at the junction of I-80 and I-95 in Bergen County, New Jersey. Teaneck is the county’s second-most populous township after Hoboken. This bustling township offers diverse dining and several large parks including 800-acre Overpeck Country Park. The community’s convenient interstate access and public transportation make it easy to commute into Manhattan.
Real estate in Teaneck consists mostly of large single-family homes on generous lots. The grandest properties are palatial residences on lots extending beyond two acres in size. Homes here are surrounded by mature trees and many offer views of the Hackensack River.
What to Love :
Bustling suburban township with lots of restaurants
Parks surrounding the Hackensack River
Located around 30 minutes drive from Manhattan
Local Lifestyle :
Teaneck is a diverse and welcoming community offering a relaxed suburban environment within easy reach of Manhattan. Teaneck has a close-knit atmosphere with many young families. There are plenty of amenities within Teaneck including sprawling scenic parks around the Hackensack River. The drive to Downtown Manhattan can be completed in around 30 minutes.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping :
Teaneck’s parallel main streets of Teaneck Road and Queen Anne Road together offer an eclectic array of popular local restaurants. Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant on Teaneck Road serves flavorful beef patties, jerk chicken wings, and other authentic Caribbean eats. Other Caribbean eateries on Teaneck Road include Reggae Kitchen and The Jamaica Grill.
7-Eleven on Teaneck Road is open 24/7 for snacks, drinks, and convenience store essentials. There’s also hearty Southern soul food at Maggie’s Southern Kitchen and tasty pies, slices, and pasta dishes at Carlino’s Pizza. Chickie’s on Queen Anne Road offers high-quality kosher fare including chicken fingers, sandwiches, wraps, and wings with signature sauces.
Other nearby dining choices include kosher burgers and hot dogs at the lively Teaneck Dog House sports bar, kosher Japanese dishes at Rock N’ Roll Sushi & Noodle Bar, and delicious hand-rolled bagels, giant pizza slices, and tasty frozen yogurt at Poppy’s Bagels Pizza and TCBY. On Cedar Lane, IHOP is open around the clock for scrumptious pancakes and other classic American breakfast and diner eats, or you can enjoy heaping platefuls of delicious and nutritious meals at Veggie Heaven.
Things to Do :
Milton A. Votee Park is a relaxing oasis spanning 40 acres in the heart of Teaneck. The park is full of tree-shaded walking paths and recreational amenities. Votee Park has three playgrounds, an outdoor swimming pool, and courts for baseball, basketball, paddleball, and tennis.
Overpeck Country Park extends over 800 acres surrounding Overpeck Creek. Amenities here include Palisades Park Sportplex, Bergen Equestrian Center, athletics fields, playgrounds, and a canoe and kayak launch and fishing spots on the creek.
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe is a major upscale hotel located in a striking slate-gray building beside I-95 and Overpeck Country Park. Teaneck Marriott’s facilities include the elegant Pancetta Italian Restaurant, a wine bar serving premium wines and local craft beers, the convivial Glen Lounge for top-shelf drinks, and a first-class spa and fitness center.
Other landmarks in Teaneck include the 361-bed Holy Name Medical Center. On the banks of the Hackensack River, the Zabriski-Kipp-Cadmus House is a beautifully preserved example of Dutch Colonial architecture built in 1751.
Edgewater School District operates all public schools in Edgewater.
Hawthorne Elementary School, Public, K-4.
Teaneck High School, Public, 9-12.
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Private, Higher Education.