The Best Sports Bars In New Jersey
The Best Sports Bars Features New Jersey's Sports Oriented Bars With Lots of Large Display TVs That Carry Both Local and Out of Town Professional and College Sports Teams
These sports bars are selected for their showing multiple games at a time that are viewable from every seat in the house, as well as their ambiance, food, and drink offerings.
When it comes to professional sports, New jersey fans have split loyalty. Northern Jersey fans root for the New York/NJ teams, the Giants, Jets, Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Nets, Rangers & Devils. Just head south and you’re into the Philadelphia viewing area with fans rooting for the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, and the Flyers.
The bars listed here offer a variety of sporting events that no matter who you root for, you can find your team at most of these bars. The "out of towner" wouldn't have to search very far to find a sports bars with a large number of screens that cover out of town games. In addition to the major area professional teams, many of the bars listed below feature European soccer and UFC fights.
Best Northern NJ Sports Bars
Bello's Pub & Grill
376 Market St
Newark, NJ 07105
Located near Newark Penn station, Prudential center, and Red bull arena. A very friendly Pub with a neighborhood vibe serving particularly good food with over 180 different craft and local beers, and lots of TVs to cover sporting events.
Black Bear Bar & Grill
205 Washington Street
Black Bear Bar & Grill is home to one of the largest number of large screen HD TV displays in NJ. With two bars on 2 floors, they have over 50 HDTVs and three 12 foot HD Wide Screens. They also have a dart board, a full menu and a large selection of micro and imported beers. They serve excellent wings during happy hours. During the warmer months there is outdoor seating
Jimmy Geez Sports Bar & Grill
436 Belmont Ave
Haledon, NJ 07508
3219 Rt 23 South
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
A popular spot for New York sports fans. TV's everywhere, you're likely to find a spot to watch one of you're favorite teams.
Joey McBride's Pub
1145 McBride Ave
Woodland Park, NJ
This local bar is surrounded by 16 HD TVs that always have a different sports game playing. They are also home to several state and regional dart tournaments, They serve a great food menu especially their cheese steaks and new Korean barbecue options.
221 Washington street
sports bar with 40+ big screen TV's, including projection TV's surrounding their huge island bar. Attacts a wide audience from sports fanatics to foodies, beer connoisseurs to wine lovers. They offer full menu including casual pub fare to fine dining entrees. They serve a huge selection of over 80 draft and bottled beers, wines, and specialty cocktails.
Mother's Ale House
95 Mountainview Blvd
Mother's Ale House has over 100 large screen TV's, For out of towners who don't root for a local team, they have you covered with all the out of town games.They have a huge bar with a good view of the TV from any seat. There are more than 50 beers on tap, nice ambiance, though food is so-so.
159 1st St.
Mulligan's has an Irish pub ambiance, a smaller bar than most other's on this list but they have large screen televisions that line the walls on all sides of the pub. It's a good to place to watch an NFL game, especially if you are a Jets, Giants, or Philadelphia Eagles fan. They also show out of town games. If you are an EPL soccer fan, this is the go to place in NJ to watch soccer games. You'll find yourself amongst die hard EPL Red Bulls, and NYC FC soccer fans. For regular patrons they have a dart league.
They serve up a good selection of Irish & American beers on tap and a limited menu of Irish food.
Plank Road Inn
1538 Paterson Plank Road
Located right down the road from MetLife Stadium, if you aren't able to grab a ticket to the Jets or Giants on game day, the Plank Road Inn serves as a great alternative.
They have great sports coverage with both satellite and DirecTV on 40 TVs. 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. Their beer selection is decent with 15 Draft Beers and 20+ Bottled Beers.
Redd's Restaurant & Biergarten
317 Washington Ave
MetLife Stadium, they offer shuttle service to and from the Sports Complex for all major events. Leave your car at Redd's, have a great meal and get a safe ride to your event. They have 35 flat-screen TVs and an outdoor biergarten.
Best Central NJ Sports Bars
Asbury Ale House
531 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ
Asbury Ale House is known as one of the Jersey Shore's premier sports bars. They show ervery game on over 40 HD TVs with 2 masive TV walls hung with eight 75 Inch TV's. They have over 60 different draft beers on tap continually rotating local micro brews. Come for a Sunday game and enjoy their well prepared Sunday brunch from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
799 Route 70
Beacon 70 features a suspended 18 Foot Video Wall, with 60 HD TV Screens, Intelligent Arena Lighting, 2 Full Bars, with great ambiance.They have a waterfront Folding Glass Wall, 10ft See-Thru Glass Fireplace, with 19th Century Industrial Modern Steampunk Design.They serve a huge section of draft & bottle beers including IPA's, ales, and stout. They also serve a full menu of comfort food & entrees
310 Main Street
Bradley Beach, NJ
Darcy's Tavern is a popular Irish bar known for it's Irish beers and whiskies, and as a Jersey Shore hotspot for International soccer fans. They post their TV schedule of upcoming football (soccer) games on their website. Their tavern food menu is above average compared to other Central Jersey taverns.
First & Ten Sports Pub
1961 Hamilton Ave
This friendly sports bar with a rustic, dive bar vibe, has a fireplace, and display TV's across every spot in the bar, visible from every seat.
Gabriele's Bar & Grill
1351 Centennial Avenue
With three bars, including the huge front bar that seats 50 people, they have close-up seating for everyone with a view of the many 50-inch HD TVs.
Additionally, they serve a huge menu of burgers, sliders, pizza, appetizers, and entrees. with a good selection of drink specials.
Jack’s Goal Line Stand
149 Brighton Ave
Long Branch, NJ
With more than 50 TVs and three different bar areas you can rest assured that your team's big game will be on. They have more than 60 Beers on tap with a very large selection of craft beers & draft beers. They serve a large menu of comfort food, excellent ribs and wings, burgers, sandwiches, Mexican fare, gourmet pizzas, and some healthier options.
The Miracle Sports Pub
201 Route 37 West
Toms River, NJ
This energetic Sports Pub features a pub menu with 19 TV's and the NFL DirecTV Football Package. It's a popular bar to watch the Yankees, Mets and Phillies games, as well as NASCAR, PGA Tour Golf, NHL Hockey, NBA Basketball and other sporting events.
Tommy's Tavern & Tap
3492 US Hwy 9
They have HD TV's on every wall
giving patrons a view from every table in the house. The centerpiece is a huge rectangular bar with seating for 55 and large HD Tv's suspended from the ceiling.
They serve a good selection of hand crafted specialty cocktails, with a large variety of craft beers.
The menu is heavy on comfort food, sandwiches, pizza, and sushi. In addition to Tommy's signature pizza, they serve sharing sizes of Tommy's Original Coal Roasted Oven Wings, Stromboli, Calzones, Burgers, Sandwiches, Soups, Salads, Desserts, and a few items of Large Plate Entrees. The quality of the food is a notch above the many other Western Monmouth County sports bars. If you can take the high noise level, this is a great place to watch a sports event
Best Southern NJ Sports Bars
Chickie's and Pete's
25 Route 73
They have 64 large-screen TVs (60-inches is the smallest) and two cinema-sized TVs, two bars, and great atmosphere. They have a large variety of 40-plus beers on tap. A south Jersey favorite sports bar known for known for their Crabfries and large seafood selections.
Dadz Bar and Grill - Sports Bar
744 Main Street
Dadz's is a large spacious sports bar and TV's everywhere. They include 25 HD TV's and 3 Jumbo HD Stadium Screens, two bars, and over 20 beers on tap. They feature great game day drink deals and a blue crab claw special on game days.
Mulligan's Bar & Grill
1208 White Horse Pike
A great spot for Philly fans to watch your favorite sports teams, and to just hang out with good friends. They have over 25 TV screens.
Phily Diner & Sport Bar
31 South Black Horse Pike
This is not a typo error, the sports bar is spelled Phily, not the popular spelling of Philly.
Open 20 hous each day, from 6:00 AM - 2:00 AM, they are clearly a place for Philadelphia sports fans to go for a game, good drink, food, and lots of Phily memorabilia. The Sports bar has lots of HD TV screens giving patrons a view from every seat in the place.
They have two sides,
the diner side and the sports bar side. Be sure to visit the two story sports bar area. On Sunday game days, they offer food and drink specials,