Kinjo Restaurant 159 Washington Street, Newark NJ 07102
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159 Washington St. Newark NJ 07102

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Written By Diana Cooper - November 20, 2023 A new Japanese restaurant has opened in Newark — and it’s coming from the same owner of three other well-known restaurants, including Cellar 335 and Madame in Jersey City. Kinjo is a new Japanese-inspired restaurant and the most recent addition to the dining scene in downtown Newark. Located at 155 Washington Avenue in Newark, the new business has a straight-forward menu with Japanese items loved by many. The Montclair Girl spoke with Jamie Knott, chef and owner of Kinjo, about what’s to come back in June. “First of all, Kinjo means ‘neighborhood’ in Japanese

By Chris Fry - November 17, 2023 One of Downtown Newark’s most high-profile developments has officially added a new eatery to the block as an acclaimed restaurateur has launched the Asian-influenced Kinjo. On November 15, the lights finally went on at 159 Washington Street on the ground floor of the Newark Urby project. The newest eatery to hit Downtown Newark comes courtesy of owner Jamie Knott, who runs Jersey City’s Cellar 335 in addition to the Bergen County eateries Saddle River Inn and Saddle River Cafe. Knott opened Madame in Jersey City last year and has partnered with Chef Bill Sanders for Kinjo, which translates to “neighborhood” in Japanese. The