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Fortell Garden & Lounge

Guttenberg, NJ


Fortell Garden & Lounge is a spacious outdoor garden dining suite and bar/lounge conveniently located in the heart of the most densely populated city in the U.S., Guttenberg, NJ. Adjacent to NYC and neighboring Hoboken, NJ we service food aficionados, experience seekers and gatherings of friends in pursuit of a sensory delighting getaway.

We’re perfect for a quiet change of environment or brief memorable getaway. We invite you to create your own engaging and shareable moments within an intimately warm atmosphere that’s private to you and your closest ones.

Fulfill your experience with an adaptable menu from our selection of offerings for your customization desires or delight in one of Jen Maxine’s curated menus that encompass the spirit of the changing seasonal moments.

With a focus on providing you a “best of” experience that take pride in the richness of our surroundings, a selection of our ingredients are organically homegrown in our very own savory garden as well as locally sourced from some of Hudson and neighboring Essex County’s proud and dedicated farmers.

Frequently Asked Questions

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1How do I book a JenMaxine Experience?
  1. Book our monthly experiences via the Eventbrite link that is promoted on our Instagram page & website. Monthly experiences are intended to be a communal setting. Our table seats up to 12 guests. Come prepared to socialize with with new faces and make new memories. Make sure to follow us on Instagram to stay updated on our latest monthly experience!
  2. Book an experience directly on www.jenmaxine.com under our Book an Experience tab! A few things to note before booking a private experience - Party must be a minimum of 4 guests, maximum 12 guests. For parties larger than 6, a 2 weeks advance notice is required.
  3. All experiences are held on weekends only.
2What are the different JenMaxine Experiences?
  • Seasonal Dinner Experience
  • Seasonal Brunch Experience
  • Create & Taste Cooking Classes
3What does the total cost of an experience include?
All of our experiences include full course menu, drink option, and gratuity. Drink options are generally a signature cocktail or wine & beer option. Just come ready to eat, enjoy some delicious libations and a one of a kind experience!
4Is there a minimum or maximum amount of guests?
A party must be a minimum of 4 guests. We can accommodate up to 12 guests. For parties larger than 6, a 2 weeks advance notice is required.
1Are JenMaxine Experiences refundable?
Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice will receive a 50% refund.
2Will we accommodate allergies and restrictions?
Absolutely! Please list your allergy in the comments section when booking or reach out directly prior to booking via the contact page.
3How do I get to Fortell Garden & Lounge?
This is a secret garden after all! :) The address & directions will be shared upon receipt of paid reservation. For a general idea of the location refer to our map on the contact page.
4Are all JenMaxine Experiences weekend only?
Yes, all experiences are held on weekends only.