There's nothing quite like some good Mediterranean food, and Jersey is home to some pretty great options.

From Baladina in Toms River to Sahara off 37 to the recently opened Samara Grill in Seaside Heights we have a lot of fantastic options for a quick Mediterranean meal.

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There is one Mediterranean restaurant known for its fast-casual atmosphere, great food, and reasonable prices.

And that place is growing right here in the Garden State.

It's a place that got its start in New York and has quickly grown to 20 locations throughout New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

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Photo by Travis Yewell on Unsplash

Naya Middle Eastern Counter And Grill Is Expanding In New Jersey

Naya's latest location opened in Montvale earlier this month and the first New Jersey restaurant opened earlier this year in Paramus.

That being said, Naya has announced its plans to open another location in the Garden State.

According to Naya Middle Eastern Counter and Grill has its eyes set on Jersey City for its next location. reports:

The eatery offers rolls, bowls and salads that can be customized with chicken shawarma, chicken shish taouk, beef shawarma, kaftan lamb kebab, falafel and cauliflower.

Photo by Kao Rodriguez on Unsplash
Photo by Kao Rodriguez on Unsplash

Although exact opening dates are yet to be announced, it's nice to see a growing business for Mediterranean food.

Jersey has such a rich food scene and culture but I feel like a lot of the time it's the same type of food over and over again so it's nice to see something different gaining some serious traction in the Garden State.

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