Explore The Culinary Landscape
Eating should never be the same old thing. Eating should be dining. And dining should involve diversity. That’s where the restaurants of the Historic Midtown Elizabeth Special Improvement District have you covered.
Explore the culinary landscape block by block. The restaurants reflect the heritage of our residents. The restaurant owners have created menus and environments that remind guests of their homes. For many, the focus is Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, plus Spanish and Portuguese.
Visit Haiti at the First Republic and get a taste of the food of the world’s first black-led republic and the first independent state in the Caribbean.
Visit 4 Boys Deli for some of the best sandwiches and breakfast foods. It’s a haven for commuters rushing to work or locals taking a quick break to pick up a tasty sandwich for lunch.
Savor Colombian and Latin American dishes at Rancho Mateo. Enjoy the family atmosphere and the specialty of the house: Carne a la Llanera, “Colombian Steak.”