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Stop by the actual sets of “The Sopranos” on this
self-guided tour

There is no denying that The Sopranos is one of the most transformational television shows ever made and in the Garden State—and they take great pride in this. Most of the scenes in the award-winning series took place in North Jersey. Relive the thrill of the series by visiting the places you watched on your screen two decades ago IRL.

2024 commemorates the 25th anniversary of this iconic TV series, so what better way to celebrate than by heading directly to where the action happened? The real-life haunts of Tony Soprano and his crew are scattered all over Hudson County and they’ve created a killer roundup of real-life Sopranos sites to take yourself on self-guided tour.

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St. Patrick’s in Jersey City

The series’ Newark Church is actually the St. Patrick’s Church—a historic church at the intersection of Grand Street, Ocean Avenue and Bramhall Avenue in Jersey City. The church was featured in several episodes, including in season 4 when Tony brought his son to the church and told him how his ancestors helped build it.

Wilson’s Carpet Guy in Jersey City

The 25-foot Paul Bunyan Muffler Man stands tall and proud holding a large carpet in the show’s opening credits. Located underneath the Pulaski Skyway, the previous home of Wilson’s Carpet and Furniture has reopened as RIPT Dispensary. The statue makes for a fantastic Sopranos photo opp.

Cleveland Auto Body Repair in Harrison

The Cleveland Auto Body Repair featured in several episodes. The fictional auto shop is still functioning as an actual auto body shop and it’s right around the corner from Spanish Pavilion Tapas Bar, where cast and crew were said to frequent.

“Skyway Diner” in Kearny

Spoiler Alert! Christopher Moltisanti was shot in front of this very diner in the second season of the show. This eatery is located just under the Pulaski Skyway and serves the classic diner fare that New Jersey is famous for.



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