I did not come to Schnakenberg's to write something, but I cannot help myself after stumbling upon it recently. The place is something of a dying breed, an old-school soda fountain with all of its energy concentrated on customer and neighborly relations. It does not spend much time tidying up, or going for points in creativity, but what it does have, it does right.
You can order a burger here, and the amicable grandmotherly lady will run to her apartment-style kitchen and put your patty on the grill, but it seems more appropriate to drink a milkshake. She'll make them very thick if you ask for it.
More than anything is actually delicious or extraordinary, the place just has a wonderful feel to it. You step in and time stops for your stay, as it has inside this door since 1931. Enjoy your stay.
1110 Washington Street, Hoboken NJ