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Best bars in Bergen County

Bar
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“Great food and ambiance. The ideal spot to casually mingle with locals in the area. ”
298local recommendations
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Sylvia's is a must-visit for an authentic Harlem experience. They offer delicious soul food (American southern comfort food), for which the neighborhood is known globally. The restaurant has been open since 1962. The restaurant attracts a clientele that ranges from Harlem locals to visiting celebrities. Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, Caroline Kennedy, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Magic Johnson, Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders and Bruno Mars are among those who have dined here. ”
200local recommendations
Restaurant
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“This place is so cool and so much fun! They have an awesome bar and the atmosphere is especially in the warmer weather since they have outdoor seating. Harlem Tavern is a local sports bar and restaurant that offers tons of delicious local beer and tasty American food. If you are looking for a night out of fun, or just want to have a few drinks with friends, this place is a good option. ”
259local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Solid happy hour, they have a jazz ensemble come in once a week! Good food, larger bar area... they have been catering more to food allergies also.”
202local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“Corner Social is extremely dynamic. On the weekends in the late morning and early afternoon, they host a delicious brunch with exceptional Bloody Marys and mimosas. I personally love their steak and eggs! And in the late evening, it becomes a divey hangout with a DJ and full bar. Try to get in early to avoid paying the cover charge (ladies free)!”
181local recommendations
Gastropub
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“One of my favorite brunch spots- I recommend the avocado toast. Also a great spot for a cocktail.”
112local recommendations
Beer Garden
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“Hands down my favorite place to drink beer anywhere in NY when the weather is nice. Big German style beer garden with live music on weekends in the evening”
139local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Love this restaurant for brunch or lunch. The food is always amazing and they have great cocktails! Just a short Uber ride from the apt. located in Central Harlem.”
119local recommendations
Beer Garden
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“German drafts plus sausages & bar bites in a beer hall-style space with communal & outdoor tables.”
134local recommendations
Building
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“Just across the street! Amazing French food, wine – love the risotto. Lively place, nice ambiance. ”
129local recommendations
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“mmm.... Beer. Biscuits. Pickles. That’s comfort food to me. I love the warmth and charm of this restaurant. Think buttermilk fried chicken, served on top of a biscuit drizzled with clover honey, then topped with our Hot Sour pickles. It’s great southern food that makes you smile. ”
138local recommendations
Cafe
“This is probably one of our favorite all-around places in Harlem -- the food is great, the ambiance is super chill during the day (great for doing some work), and at night they have live music downstairs! Highly Recommend!”
118local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“At Loeb Boathouse, visitors can rent rowboats, hire an authentic Venetian gondola, or dine overlooking views of the Lake. Boating on the Lake has been a popular pastime from the Park's earliest days. Six rustic landings originally dotted the water's edge, and a number of kiosks functioned as ticket booths where visitors could hire rowboats, gondolas and even multi-seat call boats. As interest in rowing grew, the Lake needed a proper boathouse. In 1874, Park architect Calvert Vaux designed a rustic building on the eastern shoreline on the spot where the boats are stored today, to provide covered space for docking and storage. With its charming Victorian touches, the building also featured a second-story terrace that afforded beautiful views of the Ramble. A popular draw for more than 80 years, the boathouse fell into disrepair by 1950 and was soon torn down. The Loeb Boathouse that New Yorkers and visitors know so well today opened at the Lake's northeastern tip in 1954. There is a formal dining room and a popular cafeteria that even has a welcoming fireplace in winter. The Boathouse also serves as the unofficial headquarters for birdwatchers who record their sightings in a loose-leaf notebook that is kept inside the Boathouse. The hand-written sitings of bird life has become a cherished Park tradition. Park visitors can enjoy fare from the Boathouse Express Cafe with wonderful views of the Park. Or enjoy a more formal meal at the Lakeside Restaurant, which offers breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner, as well as a full bar.”
118local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“Alright, this place is a little fancy but I always take my parents here when they visit. The food is insanely good and they have the best wine in town. Seafood meets Italian meets lots of red wine. Recommend!”
78local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Very authentic place, great Margaritas with amazing skyline views and outdoor patio”
79local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Amazing Italian restaurant - try the meatballs as an appetizer and pretty much any pasta on the menu is amazing. :) If the weather is nice, you can ask to be seated in the open outdoor patio in the back. This place is good for groups of 2-3 people max and there is often a short wait, but it's worth the wait and it's a nice area to walk around in to kill time. :)”
96local recommendations