Jack Austin's At Port Imperial
Waterfront dining and drinking are among the top perks of living at a place like Port Imperial. Our unique and beautiful location puts us right where so many of the best local restaurants and bars are, including Jack Austin’s.
This local hot spot is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and inside the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken. Here’s what current and prospective Port Imperial residents should know about Jack Austin’s and why we love it so much.
Why We Love Jack Austin’s
Jack Austin’s is described as “farm-to-table tradition meets modern imagination.” That’s a great combination for Port Imperial foodies who love both comfort foods and creative touches. At Jack Austin’s you can order breakfast fare, like eggs and griddle items, and then sandwiches, burgers, and main courses later in the day. It also offers a full bar with wine, bottled and draft beer, and cocktails. But breakfast lovers like us will enjoy the fact that Jack Austin’s will serve breakfast items all day long.
When you come here, you can expect well-crafted recipes with simple ingredients and perfect flavor combinations that will leave a lasting impression and make you a repeat customer. The restaurant also offers catering, delivery through GrubHub, and special event accommodations.
Who Is Jack Austin?
Jack Austin comes from the Midwest/Texas region of the U.S. and migrated to New Jersey, along with the deep roots of his favorite family recipes. With humble origins, he introduces his heritage to the East Coast with recipes that are focused on organic ingredients and supplied by small, local farms that are known for their pride and care in growing and raising animals in free-range environments.
Jack Austin’s Menu
The all-day dining menu at Jack Austin’s features soups, salads, snacks, starters, sandwiches, sides, burgers, classic dishes, and build-your-own steak dinners. Those dinners are a real treat because you can choose your type of steak, choose your favorite sauce, and choose one side to go with it. Just save room for something sweet, because Jack Austin’s serves delicious desserts, like the blueberry crisp and caramelized banana sundae.
Kid-Friendly Fare at Jack Austin’s
Port Imperial is a popular place to live for families, so we often get questions from new residents about kid-friendly places to eat. Fortunately, Jack Austin’s has a great kid’s menu with favorites like buttermilk pancakes, grilled cheese, cheeseburgers, and spaghetti with tomato sauce. To drink, the restaurant offers juices, milk, and hot cocoa for kids.
H2: Gluten-Free Dining at Jack Austin’s
If you have a gluten sensitivity, Jack Austin’s is a great dining option for you too. The restaurant has a huge gluten-free menu with delicious options that include gluten-free buns for sandwiches, gluten-free macaroni, and gluten-free sides. For dessert, save room for the gluten-free brownie with vanilla ice cream!
Happy Hour at Jack Austin’s
In addition to a being a local destination for meals, Jack Austin’s is also a favorite happy hour spot for young professionals who live at Port Imperial. Happy hour here isn’t just on weekdays – it’s every day from 4-7pm. The bar is famous for its frozen watermelon margaritas, which are just $5 during happy hour ($12 regular price). During happy hour, you can also enjoy house wines for $6, craft draught beer for $5, classic cocktails for $8, and bar snacks for $5-10, such as wings, nachos, and spinach artichoke dip. Come wind down after a long day with good friends and co-workers at Jack Austin’s with these awesome deals.
Jack Austin’s Hours and Location
Jack Austin’s is a restaurant for all times of day, starting with its daily opening at 7am. For dinner, the restaurant stays open until 11pm on Sundays through Thursdays and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The bar here is open from 11am to midnight on Sundays through Thursdays and until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Come check it out for yourself at 500 Harbor Boulevard in Weehawken, New Jersey! This location is near our Port Imperial properties, such as Riverparc at Port Imperial (1300 Avenue at Port Imperial), which offers studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes, along with an indoor pool, full fitness centers, and an expansive outdoor entertainment courtyard. From here, Jack Austin’s is a five-minute drive or just over a mile’s walk along beautiful Hamilton Park and Weehawken Waterfront Park.
Jack Austin’s is just one of the many great restaurants to check out in the Port Imperial area. Contact us to learn more about living at this incredible waterfront location.