November is the month for food, and thankfully, Jersey City has some of the best food around. From unique eats to well-known dishes, Jersey City boasts some of the biggest—and best—portions around. Here are places to get out-of-this-world portions in JC for you to indulge and have leftovers for days.
Diners are notorious for having huge portions in Jersey, but Brownstone goes above and beyond. From pancake wraps to huge club sandwiches and desserts that are overflowing off of the plate, Brownstone takes portion size to a whole other level. 426 Jersey Ave.
O'Hara's Downtown Pub
O'Hara's Pub doesn't have your typical pub food. While it does have burgers and sandwiches, it also has large bar pies, mac and cheese, and great brunch offerings. The portions are great for when you want to stuff your face, and of course wash it all down with a personal fish bowl. 172 1st St.
Zeppelin Hall has some of the most unique big-portioned plates around. Enjoy a huge German pretzel while sipping on a beer that's larger than your face. Your stomach will thank you later. 88 Liberty View Dr.
With homemade dishes and endless options, City Diner is the place to go when you want a bit of everything. From typical Thanksgiving dinners to brunch delicacies to sandwiches bigger than your mouth, you'll have lots to pick from here, and of course, have more than enough to eat. 31 Montgomery St.
Jerry's Pizza and Restaurant
Jerry's is a relatively new place but is making big waves around Jersey City. From pizza slices that are bigger than the place to cakes that are family portions. You'll also be in pasta heaven with their HUGE pasta dishes! 698 Route 440
O'Leary's Publik House
O'Leary's is the perfect place to go for when you have no idea what you want, but are beyond hungry. With a specials board that has a wide variety of offerings that changes daily and portions to put a smile on your face, O'Leary's does not disappoint. 788 Garfield Ave.
Alex's Italian Restaurant
Italian restaurants are typically known for decent sized portions, and Alex's brings that to a whole new level. From pasta bowls that seem endless to varieties of appetizers and options, Alex's offerings will be enough for dinner, and a few lunches after! 346 Grove St.
Cookies 'N Crepes
Desserts should always come in huge portions, but we all know sometimes when we order them the size can be disappointing. Cookies 'N Crepes though does not disappoint with their sizes. These crepes barely fit on the place, their cookies are huge, and their dessert drinks including Nutella Hot Cocoa overflow their cups. 195 Newark Ave.
Just BeClaws specializes in family-style seafood dinners and brings a whole new definition to the word feast. Grab a tasty pound bag of crab, crawfish shrimp, or mix it up and get a combo. You'll have more than enough for yourself and even to share…that is, if you decide to. 280 1st St.
Super Hero Sub Shop
This local sub shop is making some of the tastiest and largest subs around. Not only do they have great ingredients and tons of sub options, they even have a dessert pizza. Super Hero is the perfect place for when your craving that super huge sub. 266 Duncan Ave.
South House makes down-home Southern food. They are not only known for their tasty eats, but also for their huge portions. From burgers to chicken to home-style sides you'll get plenty more than what you're expecting. 149 Newark Ave.
Ani Ramen has become a staple on Newark Ave. Their ramen bowls are perfect for cold days and nights. Not only will these bowls warm your soul, but the portions will ensure your stomach is as happy as your heart is. 218 Newark Ave.
This take out place has a bit of everything. Not to mention, the portions are more than enough for what you're paying. Liberty Restaurant is a local staple, and they're not kidding around with their offerings. Try their Mix and Match for when you're beyond hangry and can't decide what to eat. 245 Liberty Ave.
Written by Angela Ashman
Angela is a graduate student of cultural anthropology. While living in JC for the past two years, she has developed quite a taste for champagne, eclectic bars and exploring dog parks with her adorable cardigan welsh corgi, Olive. Follow her adventures with Olive on her Instagram @angie_ash!