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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Canard Café Bar, a French-inspired café and lounge known for serving unparalleled coffee, freshly baked croissants, and homemade desserts, has opened a new outpost in Jersey City Urby, located at 200 Greene Street.

Canard Café Bar was founded by Sebastien Muller, Director of Operations for Le District, the premier French market and food hall located in Brookfield Place. The café’s name is inspired by the French custom of canard, dipping a sugar cube in coffee as a treat. Following a successful launch in Manhattan’s Financial District, Muller will be bringing Canard’s highly curated food and beverage menu across the Hudson River to Jersey City Urby.

“With Canard, we’re creating a lively environment for people to enjoy delicious coffee, pastries and bites throughout the day,” says Muller. “We’re thrilled to be opening in the Jersey City Urby where we will be part of a community that can share in our culture and is a hub for the neighborhood to stop in for a coffee, work, or meet with friends.”

French Chef Anthony Matteu and his team will offer an all-day experience for guests to connect and socialize in a casual setting. Canard Café Bar’s extensive cuisine items will feature breakfast, lunch, and dessert items, including classic egg sandwiches, crepes, apple turnovers, blueberry lemon scones, and mini madeleines. More substantial dishes comprise a variety of quiches and sandwiches, including a Mediterranean quiche, avocado toast, and a croque madame, as well as a mix of salads.

Mouthwatering desserts include Belgian chocolate mousse, classic key lime pie, biscotti crust cheesecake, and apple cinnamon crumble. The drink menu consists of hot and iced coffee, espressos, lattes, teas, smoothies, fresh squeezed juices, and protein shakes.

Canard Café Bar will be located in the lobby of the 69-story apartment tower, Jersey City Urby. Known for its energized shared social spaces and inspired design, Urby partnered with the Canard Team to further enhance the connection between residents and their surroundings.

“We’re excited to bring this fresh concept to Jersey City,” said David Barry, founder and CEO of Urby. “The addition of Canard Café Bar reflects Urby’s commitment to creating vibrant community spaces for residents and locals.”

Canard Café at Jersey City Urby will be open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.

About Canard Café Bar

Developed by Sebastien Muller and Gaston Ferreyra, Canard Café Bar is located inside of Urby in Jersey City. We provide an open space for working, meeting friends, and enjoying locally sourced or made on-site pastries, sandwiches, salads, coffee, smoothies, shakes, and more! Last week, our first location opened in FiDi, NY, and we are proud to share our products with Jersey City on Saturday, March 19th, 2022, from our new location at Jersey City Urby.


Canard Café Bar has locations in Financial District at 32 Old Slip, New York, NY & in Jersey City at 200 Greene Street, Jersey City Urby. Learn more at and on Instagram @canardcafebar.

About Jersey City Urby

An icon of the Jersey City skyline, Urby is an architecturally distinctive 69-story tower with 762 smartly designed apartments featuring open floorplans filled with natural light and offering sweeping views of New York City. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm Concrete, Jersey City Urby offers innovative recreational and social spaces, including a communal kitchen, gym, and dog run and a 9th-floor outdoor deck featuring a heated pool, BBQs, fire pit and pocket park. Residents enjoy seamless access to Manhattan, four minutes via the Exchange Place PATH station located one block from the building, and six minutes via the Harborside NY Waterway ferry terminal. The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail stop located directly at the building provides access up and down the New Jersey Waterfront.

About Urby

More than building apartments, Urby creates extraordinary spaces with community and culture, bringing more life to your life. 

Urby is a joint venture between David Barry and Brookfield Properties. David Barry, a Principal in Ironstate Development, has been involved in the development of hospitality properties such as the Standard East Village, Chiltern Firehouse in London, and W Hotel in Hoboken, in addition to numerous residential projects in the New York metropolitan area. Brookfield Properties is a leading global developer and operator of high-quality real estate assets, responsible for more than 650 properties and more than 325 million square feet of real estate in gateway cities around the globe on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management. Urby collaborates on the brand’s unique architectural design with Concrete Architects, the Amsterdam-based architecture and interiors firm known for the designs of CitizenM Hotels around the world and W Hotels in London and Switzerland.

Since opening in 2016, Urby operates four properties in New York City, Jersey City and Harrison, New Jersey, and Stamford, Connecticut, with future developments opening in Newark and Journal Square, NJ, Dallas, and Washington D.C. Learn more at or on Instagram at @urbylife.

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