IKEA entrance

Why Elizabeth IKEA?

Store Hours
Monday to Saturday:  10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday:  10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

Imagine a place where you can feast on IKEA’s famous Swedish meatballs while watching the spectacular sight of planes landing and taking off. Lucky for you, that place is right here in Elizabeth, New Jersey, home of the largest IKEA in the tri-state area. So if you’re looking for the perfect IKEA items to furnish your home, head to Elizabeth, NJ!

It doesn’t hurt that Elizabeth is home to New Jersey’s largest Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ). This means that at 3%, taxes are less than half of what you’d pay at IKEA in Brooklyn or Philly. And since IKEA is located by The Mills at Jersey Gardens, shoppers can easily find everything they need in one trip. As an added bonus, New Jersey has no sales tax on clothes and shoes.

You’ll also find plenty of sales and promotions at IKEA Elizabeth. And frequent shoppers can enjoy special savings, offers, and giveaways by joining IKEA Family. It’s free to join and members enjoy perks like free coffee or tea, members-only monthly sales, and much more.

The IKEA Experience

First time heading to IKEA? Let’s take a quick tour of the IKEA in Elizabeth, New Jersey to find out what makes it the perfect home decor and furnishings stop.

The IKEA Store

At IKEA, you’ll roam through displays of living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms furnished in the sleek Scandinavian style IKEA is known for. Once you’ve found the perfect piece of furniture, just walk over to the warehouse section and add it to your cart.

And IKEA doesn’t just sell furniture. You can also stock up on European delicacies in their Swedish Food Market, snag some cool outdoor accessories, or stock your kitchen with brand new pots and pans. You’ll find everything from bedding and wall art to light fixtures and a new kitchen sink.

IKEA is also family-friendly, offering children's play areas, baby care rooms, shopping strollers, family parking, and more.

The IKEA Restaurant

After all that shopping, relax and recharge at the IKEA Restaurant and Cafe, which overlooks the runway of Newark Liberty International Airport. Here you can sample delicious Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and lingonberry jam or enjoy a cup of coffee. 

Like the rest of IKEA, the restaurant is family-friendly and offers a play area, microwaves for warming food and bottles, and high chairs. It also offers a selection of kids meals, including organic food options.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy your meal while delighting in the incredible sight of planes taking off and landing.

Getting to IKEA Elizabeth

Elizabeth is situated just minutes from New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport, and two train stations, making it extremely accessible to shoppers.

If you’re driving from New York, getting here is easy. Take the Lincoln or Holland Tunnel to the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 13A. Then simply follow the signs to IKEA Drive. 

If you’re coming from north New Jersey, take the Garden State Parkway toward Newark Airport. From Morristown, take the 280 or 78 to the Turnpike. Remember, exit 13A gets you straight to IKEA. 

Public transit options include taking the New Jersey Transit 111 bus from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which drops you off at IKEA Elizabeth. You can also take a New Jersey Transit train from Penn Station in New York to Newark’s Penn Station and transfer to the 62 bus, which will take you straight to IKEA.

Furniture Delivery & Getting It Back Home

Bought more than you can handle? IKEA’s got you covered with its convenient and affordable delivery options. So if you’re planning on buying a sofa or bed, don’t worry about lugging it home on your own. To find out more about delivery options, check out the IKEA Elizabeth Services page.

So what are you waiting for? IKEA Elizabeth is calling!

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