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  • The Best Spots for Avocado Toast {in Hoboken}

    It’s the toasted craze that has swept the world {and Instagram}, and it’s popular for a {good} reason. Avocado Toast: smashed avocado, toast, + anything else your heart desires. First — a few facts about an avocado — it’s filled with iron, potassium, vitamin K, and so many other nutrients, AND it’s a fruit that’s filled with GOOD fats.

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    We thought it would be fun to round up our favorite spots for some toast + the best green fruit ever. Here are a few spots in the Mile Square to enjoy some avocado toast.

    Black Rail Coffee {9th and Jackson}

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    This off-the-beaten path spot {right by the 9th Street Light Rail stop} has delicious avocado toast concoctions that are sure to satisfy any avo-lover. You can opt for plain avocado toast {above} which really is anything but — it has olive oil, red pepper flakes, and of course avocado toast. Add-ons that create a different flavor include smoked salmon and feta {try them together or separate}. SO delicious… and they have free wifi!

    Cost: $8.50
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: Smoked Salmon, Fetta Cheese

    Schnackenberg’s Luncheonette {1110 Washington Street}

    For the avocado toast-lover who also gets down with some roasted veggies on the reg, Schnackenberg’s has a roasted veggies “sandwich” with yellow squash, portobellos, roasted red peppers and tomatoes, and of course — avocado. To make it toast, just ask for toasted bread and an open-faced sandwich. Amaaaazing.

    Cost: $9
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? Yes
    Toast Add-Ons: Ask server what alterations you can make

    Choc O Pain {1st Street}

    This downtown favorite is known for its carbs — baguettes and croissants specifically — and their twist on avocado toast does not disappoint. Their Creamy Spicy Tuna Sandwich comes with fresh avocado {of course}, along with tuna salad, Asian pepper sauce, tomato + red peppers on organic sourdough or ciabatta bread. Want to make it a traditional avocado toast? Opt out of the tuna salad and get it open–faced on sourdough. For dessert? A french macaron of course. 

    Cost: $9.50
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: Tuna Salad, Red Pepper, Tomato

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    La Bouche {103 Garden Street}

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    If you think you’re a spice-lover, get ready to meet your match at La Bouche. Aside from the traditional poached eggs  and avocado, this hot little thing comes with an extra kick thanks to its jalapeño salsa. Do you dare try it? We think yes. Pro tip: if you’re not feelin’ the heat, you can sub for hollandaise.

    Cost: $11
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: Ask server about alterations

    Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield Street}

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    As if there could be something that wins our heart over, this avocado toast is topped with our second favorite thing on this earth: CHEESE. Creamy ricotta, to be exact. It’s also garnished with shaved brussels and red onion, which make a winning combination in our opinion. If you want some classy toast, your search is over — thank you, Anthony David’s.

    Cost: $15
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: Ask server about alterations

    The Little Grocery {1212 Washington & 214 Jefferson Street}

    This isn’t avocado toast per say, buuuuut it may just take it to the next level. The Little Grocery’s Brie Sandwich features brie, avocado, cucumber, roasted peppers, and basil pesto… a combo you can’t deny wouldn’t be the same without avocado. Plus, if you are into egg sandwiches, Little Grocery has one of the best in town.

    Cost: $8.95
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: No additional charge depending

    Bluestone Lane {409 Washington Street}

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    Get it simple or get ‘The Lot’ – Bluestone has a variety of add-ons to make your avocado toast as delectable as you please. Along with their toast and other offerings, this place is an overall GEM of an experience. Their coffee culture is inspired by Melbourne, Australia, and their coffee comes roasted from Dumbo, Brooklyn. You’ll definitely want to snag something of your choice and try it out.

    Cost: $8
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? Yes
    Toast Add-Ons: Feta Cheese, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Prosciutto, Vegemite – {extra items range from $3–$4 but you can get ‘The Lot’ for an extra $3.50}. You can also do sweet potato blended on your toast in place of avo toast on top. Yesss!

    Zack’s Oak Bar + Restaurant {232 Willow Avenue}

    Zack’s has an amazing avocado toast called the Open Faced Egg. Complete with two eggs over easy, country bread, parmesan, avocado, bacon, and herb aioli –and it also comes with home fries.

    Cost: $11
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: Ask server about alterations

    The Ainsworth {310 Sinatra Drive}

    Considering there is an entire sections of “toasts” on their brunch menu, the Ainsworth has certainly earned a spot on our list. Depending on your mood, you can order classic avocado toast with chili flakes, maldon, and olive oil, or the more unique sweet potato toast with ricotta and chili flakes. Others on the menu are hummus toast with radish, feta, and cilantro, peanut butter toast with banana, acorn squash toast with microgreens and jalapeño-lime vinaigrette, and the sweet finish of almond granola toast with almond yogurt and housemade granola.

    Cost: $13-$15
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? No
    Toast Add-Ons: View their varieties

    Turning Point {1440 Sinatra Drive}

    Turning Point in Hoboken definitely delivers a delicious traditional avocado toast. Their Avocado Artisan Toast is served on thin multigrain bread with lemon zest, chives, extra virgin olive oil, black pepper and sea salt. They’re located at the end of Sinatra Dr. by 14th, showing off Hoboken’s gorg uptown views of Manhattan.

    Cost: $5.25
    Gluten-Free Toast Available? GF menu available
    Toast Add-Ons: Plum tomato slices {no additional charge}

    GO AVO Avocado Spread

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    In case you don’t have time to go out or want some toast on the go, we’ve found THE most amazing thing. Ever. Go Avo is avocado spread, which is an avocado-based condiment that is smashed avocado in “mayo” form. But don’t let the word mayo on the bottle fool you, it’s basically just spreadable avocado {and like regular avocado, it’s only good for a week and must be refrigerated}. Each bottle of Go Avo contains nearly 90% avocado in addition to oil, vinegar, and lemon juice — creating a creamy texture,  perfect for a party with some crackers, or to put on a sandwich.

    Homemade Avocado Toast Recipes {by Casey 2 Cook}

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    Basic Avo Toast: 

    Toast a slice of your favorite bread, mash up some avocado and spread it on top. Cook an egg to your liking {mine is sunny side up, because yolk dripping over avocado and toast = YUM},  then place that over the top and season with sea salt, black pepper, and crushed red chili pepper.

    Avo Toast with Eggs:

    Use a glass or mug to cut a hole in the center of the bread. Next, place into a greased frying pan over medium heat and crack your egg into the center. Cook the egg within the bread to your liking, and then remove and cover with avocado. Season with sea salt, black pepper, and red chili flakes.

    Click here for more ways to make avocado toast!

    What is your favorite spot for some avocado toast in Hoboken?

     


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    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. She started the site 5 years ago to discover the wealth of fun things happening in Hoboken and Jersey City and surrounding Hudson County areas. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local Hoboken + Jersey City boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog Pierre, or watching some really bad {but oh-so-good} reality TV and ordering takeout with her husband.


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