The Best NJ Bars

Our Top Picks for New Jersey Bars, Pubs, and Beer Gardens

Best NJ Bars

Step out for the time of your life by visiting one or more of the New Jersey's popular bars, pubs, and clubs.

The night life in New Jersey can best be experienced by visiting one of the the top watering holes in the state.

The range of bars includes sports bars, singles bars, Irish Pubs, Country Bars, German Beer gardens, and neighborhood bars.The listed selections of the popular and best NJ bars and pubs along with picks for the best in class.

The Exceptional  New Jersey Bars Are Given a "Best Bar" Rating

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Best Bar in it's Class - A destination bar that you would travel out of your neighborhood to visit!

Best North Jersey Bars, Pubs, and Beer Gardens

J BarsAndy's Corner Bar
257 Queen Anne Road
Bogota, NJ
(201) 342-9887
Andy's Corner BarBeer entuisiasts love this place. They continuely rotate kegs with more than 100 varieties of craft-brewed and imported beer. But it's more than an awesome beer bar, they serve single-malt scotch and single-barrel bourbons, plus some fine Blue Agave tequila and smooth-as-silk Norwegian Christiania vodka, as well as some fine vintage port wine.

J BarsBarcade

163 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
BarcadeAn eco-green friendly bar with American craft beers and over 50 different old school arcade games.

Bogarts Lounge
Woodbridge Hilton
120 Wood Ave. South
Iselin, NJ
Bogarts Lounge, Iselin, NJA popular place for the 40+ older crowd. 70's type bands on weekends.

Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub
51 North Michigan Avenue
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Blackthorn Irish Pub Kenilworth, NJTraditional Irish fare, live music, step-dancers, bagpipers live music and Irish beers. Outside tent open in Summer.

J BarsColorado Cafe
!54 Bonnie Burn Road
Watchung, NJ
Colorado Cafe Watchung, NJA country bar with country line dancing, live bands, happy hours, mechanical bull rides, and karaoke. They attract a large singles mixed crowd.

Egan & Sons
118 Walnut St.
Montclair, NJ
Egans Irish Bar Montclair, NJMost of the woodwork came from Dublin, salvaged from a bar near Dublin Castle. They have Live bands, Irish dancers, good food, and brew their own Irish beer.

Grasshopper Off The Green Irish Pub & Restaurant
41-43 Morris St.
Morristown, NJ
Grasshopper Irish Bar Morristown, NJThree floors of dining and lounge seating with entertainment every night. Live Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, Irish fare, and large TV's for sports events.
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Mannion's Irish Pub
150 West Main Street (Route 28)
Somerville, NJ
Mannion's Irish Pub Somerville, NJIrish beers, DJ music, Karaoke, and a second floor Club House Sports Bar that features 8 HD TV's, Pool Table, tournaments, DJ Dancing every Friday and Saturdays, Thursday night Karaoke, beer and shot specials Daily . A great place to celebrate St. Patrick's day.

McGovern's Tavern
58-60 New Street
Newark, NJ

McGovern;s tavern NewarkA "Cheers style" neighborhood bar frequented by retired cops, college students and local Newark residents

J Bars Miami Mike's Sports Zone
130 Route 10
East Hanover, NJ
(973) 887-1300

Miami-Mike's Sports Zone East Hanover, NJOn of NJ's top sports bars with over 50 satellite TV's covering every game available. They have a full lunch and dinner menu daily with nightly entertainment including live bands, all UFC and PPV events

Molly Maguire's Pub & Restaurant
1085 Central Avenue
Clark, NJ
Molly Maguires Irish Bar Clark, NJA good place to experience a taste of Ireland with pints of Guinness draught and glasses filled with Smithwick's Irish Ale as you experience to music of their Irish Sessi'uns and other performers who know and play the occasional rebel tune.

159 First Street (Between Bloomfield & Garden)
Hoboken, New Jersey
Mulligan's Pub, HobokenVery popular Hoboken Pub ... especially with European /soccer. It is considered to be the best place in New Jersey to watch soccer. The bar is adorned with soccer related stuff. Also a good place for Phillies sports. Lots of large screen TV's, packed house when sports are on TV and great beers... especially Guinness.

O'Donnell's Pub
233 Harrison Ave
Harrison, NJ
O'Donnell's Irish Pub Harrison, NJAn Irish pub with the finest beers and whiskies of Ireland and Scotland with live and original Irish music

J BarsOrange Lantern
15 Firehouse Lane
Paramus, NJ
OrangeLantern Sports Bar, NJA Sports Bar featuring satellite TV, dart boards, arcade style golf, touchscreen gaming, Wi-Fi internet access, trivia, Karaoke and great local cover bands on Fridays and Saturdays! They also have agrest Beer Tower.

The Ship Inn
61 Bridge st.
Milford, NJ 08848
The Ship Inn - Milford, NJSituated in rural western New Jersey's scenic Delaware valley, The Ship Inn has the distinction of being the first brew pub in New Jersey to brew beer since prohibition. The reason to come to this brew pub is for a bit of history, and their seven barrel craft beer brewing system! It's also a good place for a low-key casual place to meet with friends for some craft beers and casual food.

J Bars Plank Road Inn
1538 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ
J BarsOne of NJ's top sports bars with sports events covered on 40 TV's. Coverage includes every NFL game, over 750 NCAA Basketball games Including every March Madness game, 35 Major League Baseball games a week, and NCAA Football on ESPN. Domestic beers are half price during happy hour. 

red starPub 46
1081 Route 46
Pub 46 Clifton, NJA popular sports bar and pub featuring TV football and UFC fight nights. Local cover bands are also a draw packing the crowds in every night 

The Auld Shebeen
on the lobby level inside the Hanover Marriott
1401 Rte 10 East
Whippany, NJ
The Auld  Shebeen WhippanyAn Irish pub with Irish whiskies, ales, and beers in a reconstructed Irish Pub with the interior made from imported construction fixtures from Ireland. popular spot for Monday-Friday Happy Hours.

The Dubliner
96 River Street
Hoboken, NJ
The Dubliner Irish Bar Hoboken, NJDraft Irish beers with the 2nd floor having darts and a DJ on Fridays and Saturday nights, Sports TV's for Sunday football.

Willie McBrides
616 Grand Street
Willie McBrides Irish Bar Hoboken, NJLive Irish music and beers with 18 HD Large Screen TV's for sports events, as well as a pool table and dart boards.

red starZeppelin Hall Restaurant and Biergarten
88 Liberty View Drive
Jersey City, NJ
Zeppelin Hall Beergarden Newark, NJZeppelin Hall is as close to an authentic German style Biergarten as you will find in the U.S. This is a huge restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating and spaces where hundreds of people gather to drink beer, eat, and socialize in a festive atmosphere. The crowd is young and energetic, and is popular with college students and the 21 to 30+ crowd who come in groups to have a unique beer drinking experience. During Oktoberfest, there is a huge outdoor Biergarten almost the size of a football field with trees, beer-branded umbrellas, and long tables, that can accommodate over 800 people
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Central Jersey Bars

Central Jersey Bars

Discover the best Central Jersey bars, includes sports bars, singles bars, Irish Pubs, Country Bars, German Beer gardens, and neighborhood bars.
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South Jersey Bars

South Jersey Bars

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