Washington Township NJ 07676
'Welcome to the beautiful, fun and quaint small town of Washington Township that goes by the Township of Washington as well. Located in the affluent bergen county section of NJ and is one of three towns of its name serves as a perfect place for families and the young adults. This town is home to the fghting Cardinals as well as many interesting attractions that make this town diverse!
Close proximity to NYC Reccomend getting around through car ride Highways: Route 17 Garden State Parkway County Route 502 Transportation: NJ Transit Bussing - Route 165 easily connected to NY Port Authority Train stations in surrounding local towns like Westwood, Hillsdale and Ridgewood
History: The Seven Chimneys is a nationally ranked hisotrical landmark located on Ridgewood Road. Fun place to visit and see where George Washington once was years ago.
Schlegel Lake is the only natural main body of water in the town. There are some neighborhood homes which are located on the lakeside. The private lake is perfect for boating, fishing, pictures and a picnic. Whether it is winter or summer this lake is one of the hidden treasures of Washington Township. It's location is on Sussex Road according to the site http://activerain.com/blogsview/25756/the-lake-community-town-of-washington-township
Temple Beth Or: This town has an equal amount of religious spaces to serve many groups. This particular temple is one of the largest in the area. It serves many of the Jews in the Bergen County area and if you are traveling and need a worshiping place they love newcomers. The address is 56 Ridgewood Road and The website is http://www.templebethornj.org
Our Lady of Good Council Catholic Church: This is another one of the diverse relgious areas which hosts weekly youth nights with funraisers for families to attend, win prizes, get food and raise money for a great cause. It is the oldest standing place of worship in the town and has not been remodeled since its original origin. It is a peaceful and pretty place if you are in the area and want to attend a mass. The address is 668 Ridgewood Road and the website is http://www.olgcwt.org
Go to the Washington Township Mini Shopping Center with various stores and restaurants for leisure
Bowtie Cinemas Movie Theatre: This movie theatre is located in the shopping center on Pascack Road and is a perfect stop to enjoy yourself and relax while watching one of the four movies they play at a time as well as enjoy the concessions. http://www.bowtiecinemas.com
Nail Salon: Nail Tree Salon is the only nail salon in the town where you can get pampered by getting a manicure or pedicure as well as a massage or any waxing. It is small but professional and they accept walk ins always! This nail salon is located in the shopping center as well.
Washington Township Recreation Center and Pool: The center hosts teen nights or adult wine nights depending on the day of visit. The pool area has three different pools and areas to enjoy, tan and swim. New members are always welcomed! The location of this place is Ridgewood Boulevard N and E.
Clark Field Park: Located on Cleveland Avenue. Home to three playgrounds and fields that are newly renovated and a great place to take kids to have a picnic, a day of fun, or a relaxing walk in the wooded areas. The website is http://www.njplaygrounds.com/3572/clark-field-washington-twp-nj/
Memorial Field: This is the main field where sporting events take place as well as fireworks and town outdoor funraisers and festivals. This is the largest fielded area in the whole town. Not only is their three main fields but there is a state of the art playground too! The location is 729 School Street.
Jewish Communinty Center: This is also known as the YJCC and is not only a nursery school, and a place for local activities but it also has a gym and pool. It is the only Jewish Center in the area and is also open to those who are not a part of that religion as well. The location is 605 Pascack Road and the website is http://www.yjcc.org/
This town is in the middle of the best shopping around! It has a close proximity to the shopping boutiques in the surrounding towns of Westwood and Ridgewood as well as the three shopping malls in Paramus.
No more than 15 minutes in a car or bus to get to the shopping locations !
Depending on what type of food you are in the mood for and the type of vibe you are going for this small town has it all!
Fine Dining and Bar: Bacari Grill is the fanciest and most upscale restaurant in this town where the food and service are superb. Reservations are recommended because this place is always crowded. The prices are a little on the high side but the atmosphere, ambiance, food and drinks are the best around. People travel from all over to go to the place. It is the perfect place for a romantic date, or a special celebration! The location is 800 Ridgewood Road and the website is http://www.bacarigrill.com/
The Dog House Sports Bar: If you are looking for a fun casual night out on the town come to this sports pub where the drinks are always discounted and the vibe is loud and crazy. The food is great and there is always live music or kareoke nights as well as all the games on at every bar. Famous for their corn dogs and nachos, this place is the best kept secret in the town because it is small and easy to miss on the busy street of Pascack Road. The website is https://www.facebook/TheDogHouseSaloonAndGrill
Charlie Brown's Grill: This place is the perfect balance between fancy upscale dining and bar and crazy sports saloon. This is the perfect family restaurant. The prices are moderate, and the food and drinks are varied. This is a chain restaurant and you can always have a great and easy time. This is located on Linwood Ave and the website is http://charliebrowns.com/
Italian Food: Italian Touch Deli: Perfect place for traditional italian dishes and sandwiches! It is very small and family owned which gives it that authentic feel. One of the cheaper places to get good italian meals catered or taken out in the area. The location is 280 Pascack Road and the website is http://italiantouchdeli.com/
Originals Pizza: This is a town favorite and a must if you have never been. Known for their gourmet pizzas and salads, this place delivers throughout town and to other surrounding towns as well! The prices are moderate and the vibe is casual. You can never have a bad meal there! Open for lunch and dinner every night. The location is Pascack Road in the shopping center and the website is http://www.originalpizzatwp.com/users/awp.php?ln=714422
Wing Lee Chinese: the only asian food in the area and even delivers! The food is homemade and the prices are great! The website is http://wingleekitchen.com/
Subway: your typical subway chain which is great to know if you want a quick sandwich or bagel for lunch at one of the pretty outdoor locations or to take with you on your quick train ride to NYC! This is located in the shopping center
Dairy Queen: The only spot for ice cream and dessert around! The typical chain to get the sweet treats any time of year! This particular store is always crowded because local teams are sponsored by this store and it gives it a big family feel. It is also located in the shopping center and the hours can be found on their website which is http://www.dairyqueen.com/
Dunkin Donuts: The best and cheapest coffee in the town! The best chain the shopping center has because there was not a coffee place in this town for a couple years before this dunkin donuts location opened up. It is a newly renovated store so they have all of the new flavors and deals always!