7 Eateries to Try During Newark Restaurant Week 2024

These restaurants around Newark are serving up three-course chef's menus for $40 per person throughout Restaurant Week.

From Thursday, January 18 through Wednesday, January 24, enjoy a variety of unique, chef-curated menus at participating Newark eateries. These restaurants offer exclusive Newark Restaurant Week specials in the form of a three-course meal for $40. For the full experience, some locations even offer a wine or craft beer pairing, as well as entrée upgrades for a fee.

Here, we offer a preview of what just a few of these Newark restaurants have to offer.

Hamilton’s on Main

This Main Street hotspot offers approachable fine-dining options that have quickly made it a Newark favorite. This year marks the eatery’s second Restaurant Week, and the menu includes options like beef empanadas, chicken Florentine pasta, coffee-rub pork tenderloin and mini pies.

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102 East Main Street, Newark | hamiltonsonmain.com

Skipjack Dining

If you want to experience Restaurant Week without the hassle of Main Street, consider this seafood-focused eatery in the Shoppes at Louviers. Specializing in upscale, locally sourced foods, Skipjack’s Restaurant Week menu features starters like citrus-poached shrimp and roasted apple brie flatbread. Entrée options include bourbon short ribs, seafood lasagna and walnut-crusted tofu.

401 Louviers Drive, Newark | skipjacknewark.com


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Pizzeria Mariana

Chef Robbie Jester’s Newark pizzeria serves a variety of specials for Restaurant Week. Enjoy blushing crab bisque or bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers for starters. Entree options include a crab cake platter, cherry pepper barbecue pulled pork and southern baked eggplant. Finish the experience with a dessert like key lime pie, strawberry pretzel cheesecake mousse or espresso chocolate tiramisu.

140 East Cleveland Avenue, Newark | pizzeriamariana.com


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If you’re looking for Italian food, Taverna is a go-to in Newark. For Restaurant Week, enjoy a first course of house-made meatballs or Caesar salad with torn garlic parmesan croutons. Entrée options include spicy rigatoni, chicken marsala and linguini Alfredo. For dessert, indulge in a sorbetto or gelato.

121 East Main Street, Newark | tavernapdg.com

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Caffe Gelato

This Main Street mainstay offers mouthwatering Italian-inspired fare during Newark Restaurant Week. The three-course menu includes options like pan-seared scallops, grilled lamb lollipops, Parisian gnocchi, filet mignon and more. Add on a scoop or two of artisan-crafted gelato to complete the Caffe Gelato experience.

90 East Main Street, Newark | caffegelato.net

Klondike Kate’s

Another Main Street favorite, Klondike Kate’s offers plenty of gluten-free and vegetarian options for Newark Restaurant Week. Start with beef bourguignon or roasted crunch kale and cabbage salad. Entrees include salsa verde chicken thighs and brown butter pasta. The dessert menu features a pear and walnut cobbler and gluten-free raspberry cheesecake.

158 East Main Street, Newark | klondikekates.com

Home Grown Café

This popular Newark eatery has a reputation for being vegan-friendly and full of locally sourced flavors. Appetizer offerings include warm smoked winter salad, ricotta bruschetta and roasted pearl onions, radishes and bleu cheese. Entrée options range from slow-cooked beef shank to vegan options like winter veggie pot pie. A vegan carrot cake or apple cider donut sundae for dessert rounds out a full menu of options for vegans, vegetarians and those with gluten intolerances.

126 East Main Street, Newark | homegrowncafe.com 


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Participating restaurants also include Santa Fe Mexican Grill, Deer Park Tavern, The Blue Crab Grill, Iron Hill Brewery and Grotto Pizza. See the full list of Restaurant Week menus online.

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