Bergenfield, NJ neighborhood guide

Neighborhood Guide: Bergenfield, NJ

February 9, 2017 in Neighborhood Spotlights

Bergenfield, NJ is a borough located in Bergen County. The borough has a population density of around 9,300 people per square mile, much less dense compared to most cities in the country. Bergenfield is a melting pot of culture, giving it an exciting and vibrant feel. Most races are represented, and people with Filipino ancestry make up a significant portion of the population.

With over 60 miles of well-maintained roadway within the Borough and an efficient public transport system, getting around is no problem for residents. The combination of excellent amenities such as schools and hospitals together with the warm, vibrant environment and very low crime rates makes Bergenfield an excellent option for potential homeowners.

Living in Bergenfield, NJ

The mixture of different cultures gives most neighborhoods here a decidedly vibrant feel. People from all walks of life mix freely, as most are very friendly which also gives Bergenfield a warm feel. By the time you settle in, chances are that it will be easy for you to connect with neighbors and many people you meet. Bergenfield still remains quiet and idyllic despite the vibrancy.

Dining Spots

  • Jamaican Delight

Located on 463 S Washington Avenue, Jamaican Delight is one of the most popular restaurants in Bergenfield. An excellent décor combined with very well-made Jamaican cuisine gives this restaurant a good reputation among the locals. Whether you have tried Jamaican food before or not, chances are that you will like this restaurant.

  • Nihon Kai

Nihon Kai is one of a few Japanese restaurants in the area. Located on 41 S Washington Avenue, Nihon Kai has gained a reputation for providing genuine Japanese cuisine. Whether you’re on a date or want to have a family meal, Nihon Kai will always leave you impressed, both with the quality and value for money you get.

  • Fritzie’s Bake Shop

For the best in cakes and pastries, Fritizie’s Bake Shop on 363 S Washington Avenue should be your first stop. All cakes and pastries are usually fresh, so you can enjoy the most out of them. The shop also accepts custom orders.

Points of Interest

  • John Pall Park

One of the most popular parks in the borough, John Pall Park is located on Thames Boulevard. It offers excellent space for you to take a walk, hang out with your friends or take a walk away from the bustle of the outside world. Playground facilities are available, so your kids can have fun too.

  • Tommy Fox’s Public House

This is an old-school tavern with an Irish feel to it, located on 32 S Washington Avenue. The interior décor is attractive, and makes the tavern a fun place to be. This is definitely one of the nightlife highlights of Bergenfield. It is an excellent place to catch up with your friends or even make new ones.

  • Fitness II Gym

Providing excellent and well maintained gym equipment, well trained assistants and even a smoothie bar, this should be on your list of places to go to regularly. Fortunately, membership fees are incredibly low given the excellent amenities provided including ample parking space.

These are just a few of the things that will make you love Bergenfield, NJ; there is a lot more. The fact that Bloomberg Magazine rated Bergenfield as the second-best place in the state to raise your kids should give you an idea of what kind of environment you will find. Whether you are moving in alone or with a family, buying a home here is a great choice. To get started, check out the recent real estate listings now!

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