Stepping into the dusky subterranean haunt that is Madame in downtown Jersey City, you feel the hipster vibe but are not necessarily prepared for a redefining margarita like the Spicy Demoiselle. The most scintillating of many good cocktails here, it teases with licks of hibiscus, espelette chili, strawberry and mint; ravishes with its blush hue; and tickles with the perfume of orchid blossom in a thicket of mint.

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New Modern Bistro + Cocktail Parlor ‘Madame’ in Jersey City Sets Opening Date

French food is great for romantic date nights, family gatherings, and honestly any time you’re craving some flavorful comfort food — which is why many locals were disappointed when Madame Claude Bis closed in Jersey City this summer.

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New French Bistro in Jersey City

Award-winning chef Jamie Knott to open a French bistro in Jersey City. Acclaimed chef Jamie Knott of fine-dine restaurant Saddle River Inn and Saddle River Cafe is set to open a French bistro in fall in Jersey City, right behind Cellar 335, his funky, boisterous Asian restaurant and tiki bar.

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Revamped French-Inspired Madame Sets Opening Date in Jersey City

One of Jersey City’s more beloved French restaurants, Madame, will be turning the lights back on under new ownership inside a historic building that hopes to create intimate vibes.

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MADAME – French Restaurant Opening in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Imagine an upscale, French Bordeaux speakeasy-style bar giving all the glamour of a 1970’s Paris hotel. Romantic lighting with dark upholstery creating cozy vibes, brightened up by the gold and brown cocktail parlor and lively music pulsing through its walls.