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Anthony’s Cheesecake, Bloomfield
Owner Anthony Lauro takes his cheesecake very seriously. “It’s my grandmother’s recipe,” he told NJ.com. You can choose between 25 different kinds all more delicious then the next. As a Brooklyn native, Anthony stuck to a traditional creamy New York Style version of the dessert, but has found his home here in the Garden State.
Nevada Diner Restaurant, Bloomfield
Another Bloomfield joint makes the list. This time it’s a classic diner that serves up 16 different types of cheesecake with the best ones being key lime, tiramisu and a death-by-chocolate. Yum!
Marlboro Inn Bake Shop, Montclair
While they might not have as many varieties of cheesecake as some of the other places on the list, the quality is outstanding. Locals rave about their homemade Claremont cheesecake and ricotta one.
Arena Diner, Hackensack
Known for their sizeable portions on all dishes, the cheesecake certainly does not disappoint. Choose a slice of the chocolate raspberry or chocolate covered cheesecake for an extra special treat.
Pantagis Diner, Edison
The desserts at this diner have been named some of the best in the state, most importantly their cheesecakes. They have about 20 different types that are all so popular they sell about 400 the week of Christmas alone. To celebrate National Cheesecake Day they’re even giving a free slice with entrée.
Sanzari’s New Bridge Inn, New Milford
The dark fudge brownie cheesecake at Sanzari’s is heavenly. They swear it’s so good you’ll never go back to regular cheesecake again.
Niko’s Trapezi Greek Taverna, Long Branch
Locals have described the cheesecakes here as “killer.” I mean it doesn’t get better than chocolate marble with chocolate ganache. The plain and pumpkin take the cake as well.
Classic Cakes, Cherry Hill
Desserts is a way of life at this South Jersey shop. While they make cookies, pastries and cakes of all kinds, their cheesecake has been drooled over for years. Choose between plain, fruit topped or chocolate topped for a real treat.
Marc’s Cheesecake, Glen Rock
When the shop moved from Clifton to Glen Rock, people followed. That’s how good the cheesecake is from this bakery. Described as “sinfully good,” you can choose between some rather unique flavors like cappuccino, egg nog, black forest, almond butter and mint chocolate chip.
Sicilian Sun, Ho-Ho-Kus
It’s like eating straight out of your grandmother’s kitchen. The chef prepares homemade Italian style cheesecake that’s light and creamy along with their chocolate mousse version for those chocoholics.