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Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Bars, Lounges In Jersey City
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Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Jersey City’s nightlife has grown tremendously over the years which includes a big variety of bars, lounges, and clubs. There is something for everyone whether you want to have a cocktail by the waterfront or enjoy a night of dancing with amazing DJs, or have a boozy brunch you can find it all. After you enjoy a delicious meal at one of the local restaurants, stop by one of these spots for some wine or cocktails. Rooftops are also open during the summer! Check out this list of the Top 20 Bars, Lounges, and Clubs In Jersey City for the next night out with your friends or family.


364 Grove St.

If you want a delicious cocktail, Dullboy is your spot. Dullboy’s speakeasy vibe makes it one of the most visually appealing places to have a cocktail in Jersey City and they now have a backyard spot to enjoy summer drinks! Cocktails are produced with the highest quality and they have something for everyone. They also offer dinner and small bites in case you want some to eat while you enjoy your drinks.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

The Archer

176 Newark Ave.

The Archer has a unique vibe compared to the rest of the bars on Newark Ave. It is perfect for a cocktail or a nice whiskey on the rocks. It has over 300 bourbons to pick from which is perfect for the ones who love it. They also have delicious appetizers but the cocktails are a must-try of course.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Cellar 335

335 Newark Ave.

Cellar 335 describes its menu as progressive American cuisine with Asian accents and tiki-style cocktails. Cocktails will be crafted by Joshua Fossitt. If you want some tiki cocktails, they are your spot. Not only do they have strong and yummy individual cocktails they also have giant bowls that you can share with friends. They have an extensive menu of cocktails as well as food.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Lucky 7 Tavern 

322 Second St.

Lucky 7 is a go-to no-fuss bar where you can meet up with your friends. They always have daily specials on drinks, good music, a dartboard, and grafitti filled walls. If you want to a chill and nothing fancy, Lucky 7 is perfect for that.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

The Pet Shop

193 Newark Ave.

A hip bar offering beer, wine & cocktails alongside a menu of creative vegetarian eats. Pet Shop has become a neighborhood favorite with its relaxed vibes, yummy food, and crafty cocktails. A must-try for sure on Newark Ave. 

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City


163 Newark Ave.

Barcade is the Original Arcade Bar: a combination bar and arcade with a focus on classic arcade games and American craft beer. Barcade locations have a full bar offering beer, wine, and spirits, with a focus on craft spirits and cocktails. The menu consists primarily of sandwiches, appetizers, and shareable plates with creative variations of classic pub food and regional specialties.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Low Fidelity 

328 Palisade Ave.

Located in Jersey City Heights, Low Fidelity is a must-visit bar in the area. With a collection of amazing cocktails, beers, and wine, they have something for everyone. Another must-try here is their Detroit style pizza which is cheesy and delicious.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Rooftop At Exchange Place 

1 Exchange Pl.

If you want to enjoy a good drink with a stunning view, stop by the RoofTop at Exchange Place. You can see breathtaking views of Manhattan, Jersey City, and Statue of Liberty. It is located in Hyatt House where you have to take an elevator all the way to the top.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Ed and Marys

174 Coles St.

Local neighborhood restaurant, Ed and Marys is located near Hamilton Park.  They offer delicious cocktails, beer, wine, white claws, and a lot more.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City


135 Newark Ave.

Looking for some Neapolitan style pizza with your drinks? Check out, Porta. Not only do they have a full bar and yummy food, but they also have a rooftop that is definitely worth checking out in the summer.  They have DJ’S or live music sometimes which is always nice. The venue overall is quite spacious but can get quite packed on the weekends so keep that in mind when you visit.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

The Ashford 

145 Newark Ave

A newer edition to Newark Ave, The Ashford is closest to a club you will find in Jersey City. In the day it’s perfect to stop by the bar or rooftop in the summer for some refreshing frozen cocktails and yummy eats but usually, at night, the Ashford turns into a club. They usually have  DJ and there can be a line you have to wait in before you get in. They also do private events and bottle service so if you are celebrating a birthday, this spot would be perfect. Get those dancing shoes on!

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Six 26 

128 Christopher Columbus Dr

Six 26’s mission is to make everyone who comes through their doors to feel welcome and accepted. This all-inclusive bar and lounge is right in the heart of Jersey City and is a must-visit. The lounge has a full menu with food and drinks and they have a brunch menu for the weekends. The best part about Six 26 is their drag brunch, karaoke, and other events they organize.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

New Park Tavern

757 West Side Ave.

Down-to-earth haunt featuring bar grub, beer, wine & cocktails, plus a patio & live music, New Park Tavern is located on West Side Avenue. This hidden gem, which also has no real signage outside the bar, has one of the best burgers in Jersey City and a great selection of beer. They have other drinks too! The ambiance is a perfect dim listed Irish pub where you can go and catch up with friends over good food and beer. 

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Atlas Public House(Permanently closed)

130 Newark Ave.

Located on Newark Ave, Atlas believes food pairs best with a cold New Jersey beer! Stop by for some good food and drinks! They choose to only offer craft beers made in the Garden State because they are such excellent matches for their food. You can always enjoy a beer and snack in their front bar, or have an intimate dinner in their beautiful dining room, or throw a party upstairs. After walking past the bar, the back has a sitting area that will remind you of a library or your grandfather’s den filled with books and leather couches.

Top 20 Bars, Lounges and Clubs In Jersey City

Harrys Daughter

339 Communipaw Ave #4072

Harrys Daughter is a gastropub in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City. Threading a fine line between relaxed and refined, the food elevates the flavors of Caribbean home cooking in unique and thoughtful ways and for the drink menu, tropical flavors with the latest trends in cocktails. The decor is absolutely stunning with the hanging chairs, lush tropical wallpaper, and lots of plants. They have a huge sizable bar with a ton of drinks options but their tropical cocktails are a must-try especially their best selling rum punch.

The Lutze Biergarten(Permantely Closed)

3 2nd St.

The Lutze is Jersey City’s outdoor waterfront venue, offering the community a haven for great food, drinks, games, and an even better time. The Lutze invites everyone to enjoy themselves, mingle with neighbors, visit old friends, make new friends – all while sharing the spectacular view of the New York City skyline. Lutze is perfect for a summer day to enjoy a frozen drink or beer and enjoy the gorgeous views. They also offer food.

Franklin Social

292 Barrow St

Franklin Social – Tavern & Garden is a new restaurant and bar, inspired by Ben Franklin, offering a modern take on the American Tavern. A seasonally driven menu will offer classic dishes, highlighting local ingredients and be complemented by a cocktail program inspired by Colonial drinking culture. They have a ton of delicious cocktails as well as wine and beer. Right next to Franklin social is a speakeasy by the same owners, called The Junto Attic Bar which is a must-visit for cocktail enthusiasts.


516 Jersey Ave

A cool spot offering a variety of sausage & beer in a rustic space with an old-school flair, Wurstbar has a ton of beer options that will go perfectly with your food. We love the ambiance, from the large white marble bar, and with vintage décor from old butcher shops covering the walls is perfect! If you want an extensive list of craft beers and some mouth-watering sausages, check them out.


34 Wayne St.

Pint is a small neighborhood bar offering a wide range of American craft brews, plus jumbo “fishbowl” cocktails. They are an LGBTQ community inclusive bar that has a ton of specials, happy hour deals, and super chill ambiance. Every night has a different theme at Pint, including Pintini Mondays and Ducked Up Thursdays featuring drink specials.

Cherry’s Lounge 

102 Martin Luther King Dr

A family-owned business, Cherry’s Lounge is located in the Greenville area of Jersey City. They have a full bar menu as well as food options including lunch, brunch, and dinner. This bar is perfect to watch a good game as they have some tv’s around or just to grab a drink and catch up with friends. If you live or are in the Greenville area, this bar would be a good option for you!


3 2nd St, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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