ABOUT THE SHOPS AT RIVERSIDE®
A beautiful and sophisticated retail destination for world-class luxury shopping, dining and entertainment, The Shops at Riverside® is conveniently located only minutes from Manhattan in the affluent suburban area of Bergen County, New Jersey. Spanning two levels, The Shops at Riverside® is anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Barnes & Noble, an AMC Dine-in Theatre, and a full-service day spa. Shoppers will experience an unrivaled collection of luxury shops including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Bottega Veneta, Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo and other top brands as well as “New Jersey’s own Restaurant Row,” with nine full-service restaurants.
The mall is closed on Sundays, however the restaurants, spa, AMC Theatres, and Barnes & Noble are open for business.
Directions & Transportation
- By Car
Manhattan via George Washington Bridge:
George Washington Bridge (GWB) to Route 4 West, take exit 72A to merge onto Route 4 West toward Paramus. Approx. 10 miles. Cross Hackensack River Bridge and the LukOil Gas Station and the entrance is immediately on the right.
NJ Turnpike & Newark Airport:
Turnpike North to Route 3 West. Follow to Route 17 North. Continue 10 miles and take the Route 4 East Exit. Continue 2 miles and take 2nd Hackensack Ave. exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and enter mall on the right.
From Central and South Jersey via the NJ Turnpike:
Take the NJ Turnpike North through the last exit, Exit 18. Go approximately two more exits to the Hackensack/Fort Lee/Route 46 Exit. Take the Hackensack/Route 46 West fork on the exit ramp. On Route 46 go through approximately 3 lights. The last light will be located across the Hackensack River Bridge at a large intersection (former traffic circle). Take the first quarter turn on the right to Bergen Turnpike. Bergen Turnpike turns into River Street and River Street turns into Hackensack Avenue. Continue on Hackensack Ave. approximately 3 to 4 miles. Continue over Route 4 overpass and turn right into The Shops at Riverside.
From Westchester County:
I-287 West to I-87 North (New York State Thruway) to the Tappan Zee Bridge. Continue on I-287 West/I-87 North to Exit 14A, which is the Garden State Parkway Connection. Continue on Garden State Parkway South to Exit 163 (left hand exit) to Route 17 South. Continue on Route 4 East (second Route 4 exit) to second Hackensack Ave. Exit. Continue over overpass. Turn right into the parking lot of the mall.
From Rockland County:
Take Exit 14A from I-87 North/I-287 West (New York State Thruway), which is the Garden State Connection. Then follow directions from above from GSP connection.
From Parkway North:
Take GSP North to Exit 161 for Route 4 East. Continue for 2 miles and take the 2nd Hackensack Avenue exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and enter the mall on right.
From Parkway South:
Take GSP North to Exit 163 for Route 17 South. Continue to Route 4 East. Continue on Route 4 East for 2 miles and take the 2nd Hackensack Avenue exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and enter the mall on right.
From Route 287:
Take 287 North to 208 South (Franklin Lakes) and this runs into Route 4 East. Continue for 10 miles continue for 2 miles and take the 2nd Hackensack Avenue exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and enter the mall on right.
From Route 17 South:
Take Rte. 17 South to the Passaic Street Exit. Turn right and continue 2 miles. Make a left onto River Street and continue 2 miles. Cross Rte. 4 overpass and enter mall on right.
From Route 17 North:
Take Route 17 North to the Midland Avenue Exit. Cross the overpass and continue 2 miles to the end and make a right onto Kinderkamack Road. Continue 2 miles and at the 4th traffic light turn left onto Grand Avenue. Cross the railroad tracks and turn right onto Hackensack Avenue. Bear right after the first traffic light and follow signs into the mall.
From Route 80 East:
Take Route 80 East to GSP North. Continue to Exit 161 for Route 4 East. Continue for 2 miles and take the 2nd Hackensack Avenue exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and enter the mall on right.
From Route 80 West:
Take Route 80 West to Exit 65 for Polifly Road. Make a right on Polifly and continue to the first light. Make a right onto Essex Street which ends at the courthouse. Go around the courthouse to the front and make a left at the light onto River Street/Hackensack Ave., continue for 4.5 miles. Mall entrance will be on the right.
From Jersey City, North Bergen & Hoboken:
Take 1 & 9 to Route 3 West. Continue to Route 4 East. Continue for 2 miles and take the 2nd Hackensack Ave. exit, which is immediately after the overpass. Cross over Route 4 and entrance to the mall is on the right.
- By Bus
NJ Transit Buses #756 & #762:
The two local bus lines that come directly into the mall. Unfortunately, these lines do not run directly to/from New York City. There are several options that will connect you to these buses (connections can be long ).
Port Authority Bus Terminal on 41st Street:
-#165 NJ Transit Bus to Main Street & Anderson Street in Hackensack and transfer to the #762 or # 756 – both routes come directly into the mall. (You can also stay on the #165 and you will be dropped off at the intersection of Kinderkamack Road and Main Street in River Edge. From there, you will walk to the mall. Approximately, a 4 block walk.)
-#11A Coach Bus and be left off on Route 4 West by the Continental Plaza where you will see Bloomingdales and the mall- cross Hackensack Avenue to enter the mall. Return: Pick up 11A Bus on Rte. 4 East by Coach House Diner.
- By Train
Take the A Train to the GW Bridge Bus Terminal (175th St.). Exit Subway into the lower level of the Terminal and walk straight to the Jitneys going to Paterson, NJ (these vans go along Rte. 4 and stop at all the malls, The Shops at Riverside is the first mall they pass). Tell the driver you are going to Hackensack, NJ. Ask to get off at The Shops at Riverside. You will be let off on Route 4 West. Cross Hackensack Avenue to the mall.
The Spanish Bus Transportation Corporation runs the Jitneys that travel along Route 4 from the George Washington Bus Terminal in NY to Paterson, NJ. The Buses read: New York & Paterson, Paterson & New York. They generally charge $4.00 per trip from NY to NJ and vice versa. Jitney service runs from 6am - 12am. They do pick ups and drop offs anywhere along Route 4, including all shopping malls.
Also from the GW Bridge Bus Terminal – you can take the NJ Transit #171 Bus and you will be let off on Route 4 West. Cross Hackensack Avenue and you will be at the mall.
From The Shops at Riverside:
From main entrance (by Bloomingdales) walk over Route 4 and down to Bus Stop by the Coach House Diner. Mini Vans come every 10-15minutes. Take the Vans to the GWB Terminal from there get the A Train.
The NJ Transit Trains Pascack Valley Route runs on a limited schedule. Trains run from the New Bridge Landing Station (closest to the mall) to Hoboken and Secaucus in the morning and return from Hoboken and Secaucus in the evening. Call NJ Transit for more information.
- Accessible Parking
Handicapped accessible parking is available.
- AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)
A defibrillator is available at the Security Office, Located on the Lower Level near the Fountain Spa
Located on Level 2 near AMC Theatres.
- Baby Changing Station
Designated restrooms are available for families with children on:
Lower Level near The Fountain Spa
Level One near Salvatore Ferragamo and L'Occitane
Level Two near Bloomingdale's
- Bus Stop
Bus & Destinations
Bus # 11A
From Port Authority Platform #220 route 4, just passed the mall. Same bus returns to NYC with a pick up at The Coach House Diner. (Red & Tan Lines)
Red & Tan Lines- Called 201-263-1254 ext.401
The only two buses that stop WITHIN the mall property.
Bus # 756
Travels between Bergen Mall and Garden State Plaza
Bergen Mall, Fashion Town Center and Paramus Park
From Port Authority
From Port Authority to Continental Plaza
From GWB Bus Terminal to Riverside, Bergen Mall and Garden State Plaza
Driving Directions to nearest Hospital; Hackensack Medical Center
1 Riverside Square Mall, Hackensack,NJ
Make sharp right turn on Route 4
Take ramp on Hackensack Avenue toward Hackensack/FDU Hackensack Campus Rothman Center
Take ramp onto Hackensack Avenue
Continue on River Street
Turn Right on E Anderson Street
Turn Left on Main Street
Bear Right on Ward Bear left on State Street
Turn Right on Central Avenue
Arrive at the center of Hackensack, NJ
- Curbside Pickup
- Family Restrooms
- Foreign Currency Online Ordering with Travelex
- Gift Wrapping
- Happy Returns
- Lost and Found
- Management Office
- Mobile Device Charging Stations
- Nursing Mothers Lounge
- Ride-Sharing Pick-Up & Drop-Off Zone
- Security & Police Substation
- Shopper Assistance
- Simon Giftcard®
- Simon Mobile App
- Valet Parking
- Wheelchairs (Complimentary)
- Wireless (Wi-Fi) Internet