We all have those nights where our old standbys just aren’t cutting it. Here are five restaurants near apartments in Piscataway that are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Planet Chicken

Not just chicken, this restaurant is famous for its Peruvian cuisine which is a blend of other cultures’ foods with heavy Mexican and Spanish influences. They use staples like quinoa, chili peppers, corn and potatoes in most of their dishes. Most famous for their Pollo A La Brasa or blackened chicken served with fries and a salad, they also have new takes on American classics like a dish called the Salchipapas which is a fried hot dog over French fries, served with salad and special sauce.

MIS Amigos

Authentic Spanish restaurant with food and prices so good, you’ll want to keep coming back. This quaint BYOB establishment has large portions including platters and dessert for dine-in or takeout. Try some old favorites or branch out to something new, their menu always features a specialty item.

Dunellen Hotel

Americana food in a light pub atmosphere, the Dunellen Hotel promises a relaxed dining experience with food even the pickiest of eaters will love. They also have one of the best craft beer selections in the area and if you like history, the Dunellen Hotel has plenty of that too.

J & G Texas Weiners

Home of New Jersey’s #1 weiner, J & G Texas Weiners serves up an assortment of finely dressed hot dogs including fan favorite: the chili dog. Besides some of NJ’s best hot dogs, other popular menu items include double chili cheeseburgers, grilled chicken marinated in lemon and spices served over salad or as a sandwich, cheese steaks with peppers and onions, Taylor Ham pork roll sandwiches, even breakfast.

Rome Pizza

Old fashioned pizza at its finest. Made fresh each day, this family-owned pizzeria has customers coming back for more with its special homemade sauce and perfect distribution of mozzarella cheese. This is a cash only restaurant so make sure you have cash on you.

No matter what you’re craving, you’ll find endless options near apartments in Piscataway. Bon appetit!