We've been on a roll of new spots opening around Jersey City and now we've got two more to add to the list.
Congress Station, a new coffee shop at 589 Palisade Ave in Jersey City Heights, opened last week. They're serving Intelligentsia coffee, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and pastries and baked goods from local Union City bakery, Tisserie (who also have a location in Manhattan). Their hours are from 7am to 3pm on weekdays and 8am-3pm on weekends.
Also recently opened is The Draper, formerly known as Park & Sixth Gastropub. The Draper, 247 Washington Street, was inspired by Dorothy Draper and is a cocktail bar with a mix of a rock and roll and speakeasy feel that serves dinner and has a game room downstairs. The menu seems relatively similar to a lot of what we've seen at Chef Brian Dowling's other restaurants (Park & Sixth, Dullboy) but the cocktail list has been expanded and drinks all seem to run around $12. Right now, they're open from 5pm until around 1am every day except Sunday.