Foodies Rejoice: The Highwood Is Now Open!
Dec 21, 2020
One of the best things about living at Port Imperial in Weehawken is easy access to some of the best waterfront dining in the New York area. Now Weehawken foodies have another reason to love the place they call home because The Highwood is now open for business!
The Executive Chef, Nicholas Karoly
The mastermind behind the delectable cuisine at The Highwood is Nicholas Karoly, who has a visionary approach for his made-from-scratch menu that includes appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and desserts. This executive chef has found the perfect balance between rustic and sophisticated in his culinary creations. His menu offers something for everyone, which has already made The Highwood a popular waterfront destination.
The Amazing Cuisine
The Highwood just opened in August 2020 and specializes in salads, pizza, seafood, and more. Some popular menu items include the southern fried chicken sandwich with house pickles and maple chipotle sauce, as well as the roasted Scottish salmon with creamy beurre blanc sauce.
The unique menu also features a NY strip steak, oysters on the half shell, mushroom truffle and goat cheese pizza, and roasted poblano mac and cheese. Save room for desert because you’ll have your pick of tres leches cake, key lime pie, deep-fried Oreos, ice cream, and gelato!
The Tempting Cocktails
It’s also fun to pair your delicious meal at The Highwood with a tasty cocktail, glass of fine wine, or locally brewed beer. The mixology game is strong here and features creative creations like One in a Melon with Altos tequila, basil-infused fresh watermelon purée, yuzu citrus, and agave. You’ll also love the Weehawken Rebel, which is made with Old Forester 86 bourbon, blackberries, fresh lemon juice, Highwood orange cordial, and Peychaud's bitters.
More in the mood for beer or wine? You’re in luck because there’s an excellent draft and bottle section of beers and also a great wine selection featuring top red, white, rose, and bubbly wines.
This is an ideal place to enjoy a meal if you enjoy amazing views of New York City. You’ll especially love this new spot for outdoor dining along the Hudson River because the restaurant is taking all the possible safety precautions for cleaning and sanitizing, social distancing, and wearing personal protective equipment. Check out the restaurant’s social media pages to see photos and get a better sense of the vibe here!
Your New Brunch Spot
It’s no secret that Weehawken residents love a good brunch. Fortunately, The Highwood has a foodie-friendly brunch menu that’s to die for. Start your weekend off right meal with a classic, yet unique, meal at The Highland, such as the popular crispy pork belly bites or the Taylor ham benedict. The Highwood scramble, French toast, and avocado toast are also brunch favorites while you dine here and soak up the scenic views. Reservations are definitely a good idea if you want to try this place out for brunch.
Plan Your Visit to The Highwood
The Highwood is located at 500 Avenue at Port Imperial in Weehawken, which is wonderfully close to our Port Imperial properties. It is the newest of many amazing dining spots in our neighborhood and set to be an instant local favorite.
This restaurant is open on Mondays through Wednesdays from 4-11pm, Thursdays and Fridays from noon to midnight, and on weekends from 11am to midnight. For a reservation, call 201-520-4554 or fill out the online reservation form. If your group has six or more people, it’s recommended to make your reservation at least two weeks in advance for this popular dining destination.