If you want the best mac 'n' cheese the Garden State has to offer, you are going to need to pack the car for a short road trip.

No, the best mac 'n' cheese in New Jersey, at least according to Love Food, is not in Monmouth County and it's not in Ocean County. As a matter of fact it's at least an hour away in East Newark.

The honor for the Garden State's best mac 'n' cheese belongs to Tops Diner in East Newark., which boasts pasta shells, garlic breadcrumbs and Maine lobster among it's delicious recipe.

In addition to their Lobster Mac 'n' Cheese, they also offer a Truffle Mac 'N' Cheese which sounds pretty delicious as well.

If you want to check it out, Top's Diner is located at 500 Passaic Ave. in East Newark. But remember, if you don't want to travel, there are great mac 'n' cheese dishes right here at the Jersey Shore.

Share your favorite mac 'n' cheese place around here so we can all give it a try! Put your suggestions in the 'comment' section. It's one of the great comfort foods of all time and we're celebrating mac 'n' cheese!

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