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Best bars in New Jersey

New American Restaurant
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“Always full, very buzzy spot. Although the burgers are good, we feel this spot is pretty touristy. So if you're trying to avoid those kinds of places, best to know that. Otherwise, if you're down for the wait, you'll likely have a good or decent meal here. ”
526 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“Fun day 🎳! Check the age requirement for children after hours. There is a bar here and adults drinking. ”
558 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Tons of food vendors every Saturday. Great view of Manhattan, awesome for people watching and picnics”
470 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“German beer hall, lots of fun for groups. The Bavarian pretzel is good and the beers are even better.”
174 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food and ambiance. The ideal spot to casually mingle with locals in the area. ”
310 locals recommend
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. ”
205 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Lively eatery on happening Franklin Avenue serving Neapolitan brick-oven pizzas plus salads, creative cocktails & more.”
325 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun, quirky spot, with a few different spaces where DJs play mostly vinyl records, live music, and an outdoor area with a food truck. Great place to dance, meet someone new, check out the local music scene, and get some affordable (for Brooklyn) drinks in your system. ”
365 locals recommend
Bar
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“A fishtown staple, this is a great bar and they have some awesome concerts on the second floor!”
143 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Happy hour one dollar oysters curated by region with a dazzling selection. Happy hour is 4pm-6pm. Show up at 330 and expect to wait 45m to 1h but it is well worth the wait.”
359 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great option if you want some food late. Yummy wings, and other selections beyond just a typical bar menu.”
295 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“House of Yes is like going to Burning man but staying right here in Brooklyn. Every night is a different theme so check their website for daily events/ get tickets and be sure to dress up (in costume). Its a spectacle of glitter, dance and world-renown DJs. ”
265 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is at the end of the block. Fun, casual bar with lots of outdoor seating. ”
289 locals recommend
Seasonal menus served in a retro, repurposed dining car
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“Another Andrew Tarlow restaurant, next to Marlow & Sons and in an old-school diner. We love their burgers!”
338 locals recommend
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. ”
266 locals recommend
Moroccan Restaurant
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“Not terribly far from our apartment- you'll need to take the L train or grab a Lyft to get to Williamsburg. One block away from the new Domino Park and other awesome Williamsburg haunts. Great brunch options as well.”
277 locals recommend