Englewood offers an idyllic suburban environment within 40 minutes of Manhattan. Englewood’s relaxed residential neighborhoods have a friendly and close-knit feel. There are lots of local businesses within the city including global restaurants and small boutique shops. Englewood is also home to one of the most highly regarded teaching hospitals in New Jersey.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Englewood offers lots of retailers, restaurants, bakeries, and coffee shops. ShopRite
is your go-to grocery store featuring shelves stocked with necessities. ShopRite also has a pharmacy and bakery and deli counters. Panera Bread
sells fresh coffee drinks alongside delicious bread, sandwiches, salads, and wraps. Englewood also has a Starbucks
serving signature coffee blends and tasty light bites. If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love Crumble Cookie Bar
, which offers scrumptious freshly baked cookies in creative flavors alongside ice cream infused with cereal.
For a delicious meal with the whole family, Noches de Colombia
has an extensive menu of flavorful Colombian fare including grilled and breaded chicken, grilled and fried fish, seafood paella, mouthwatering steak, and pork loin, and specialty sandwiches. Noches de Colombia also boasts a large selection of Colombian-style coffees, fresh fruit juices, and desserts.
The upscale Italian steakhouse Sofia
serves USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood flown in daily, and house-made pasta alongside creative cocktails. Sofia’s beautiful interior features a cigar lounge in the basement and a lively upstairs area with nightly DJs and live music.
Other dining options include Japanese noodle bowls at Azuma Ramen
, classic Mediterranean dishes at colorful Bennies
, and festive Mexican cuisine and Sunday brunch specials at Blue Moon Mexican Café
. If you’re in the mood for something refreshing, look no further than The Good Neighbor Juice Bar
. Their outstanding menu of cold pressed juices, smoothies, acai bowls, and vegan, Kosher, and certified organic foods has something for everyone.
When you’re ready for a night out, Bergen Performing Arts Center
in Englewood is a local pulse point for artistry and creativity. With a phenomenal calendar of performances, you’ll want to purchase tickets early.
Things to Do
Residents of Englewood enjoy access to lots of scenic outdoor recreation spaces. The 150-acre Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
features 3.6 miles of forested hiking trails meandering through a beautiful landscape of wildflower meadows and wetlands to quarry cliffs, a pond, and a cascading stream. The Nature Center is home to many varieties of birds and wildlife. There are also many educational programs to help visitors better understand the area’s nature. Mackay Park
offers recreational amenities including an ice rink, baseball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, and bike and walking paths running alongside Overpeck Creek. Gotham Dream Cars
is a must-visit for automobile enthusiasts. Here you can rent an incredible choice of exotic and luxury cars including Bentleys, Corvettes, Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Mercedes-Benzes, and Range Rovers.
Public schools in Englewood are operated by the Englewood School District.
- McCloud Elementary School, Public, 3-5.
- Dwight Morrow High School, Public, 9-12.
- One River School of Art + Design, Private, Art and design classes for all ages and ability levels.