1348 McCarter Hwy
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 481-5200
Fax: (973) 481-9399
Bars & Cafes
Located on the Rutgers campus, Kilkenny Alehouse is a popular college student hangout. Their "Recession Specials" are a great deal, especially the two dozen mussels. On tap you'll find Guinness (of course), along with a variety of other imported and domestic beers. Besides beer you'll find tasty and reasonably-priced pub food and frequent live music--all perfect for a great night out.
Located in the center of Newark, this famous bar has a long history with the locals. The atmosphere remains the same with the murals of Ireland on the walls, but the clientèle is forever evolving as the decades change and a cross section of Newark crowds the bar. The chef's special recipes of Chili Cheese Burger and Southwestern Turkey Wrap are worth trying. Voted one of the best bars in America by Esquire, this place is a must visit for the sense of nostalgia felt here.
Sip a martini, soak in some soul music and tuck into a delicious meal with friends and family at the Key Club. A sit-down dinner joint seating 150, it creates the best atmosphere for a relaxing supper in the bustling city of Newark. Comedy shows every Saturday night and great music on all others. Choose from a broad menu of food and wine and if you need something to remember the club by, besides your own great experience, grab a Key Club T-shirt available in different sizes, styles and colors. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays are exclusively for private events. So please call in advance for timings.
This eatery offers a wide selection of fine coffee specialties, as well as caf
Edison Ale House is situated near the indoor arena, Prudential Center. It is popular in Newark for its tangy burgers and wings, as well as craft beers. Savor hamburgers like Ale House and Margherita, accompanied by sides like Crispy Calamari and Edison Wings. Your meal is complemented by a selection of draft beers, including the citrus-flavored Blue Moon and the fruity Goose Island Honker's Ale. Unwind with inventive cocktails like their tequila-infused 1800 Italian Margarita and the rum-based Coco Beach. If you haven't had enough of sports at the Prudential Center, more than 10 television screens broadcast major sporting events. Head here during their Happy Hours for the best deals on drinks.
This coffee shop offers a plethora of fine coffee beverages, as well as a menu of light coffee house fare.
This friendly sports bar serves an array of caf
The atmosphere at Mompou is reminiscent of a European bistro, with exposed brick walls and wooden beams. The food is just as delightful. Featuring Portuguese tapas and entrees, you'll find such things on the menu as Spicy Chorizo and "Vierias Santiago" - seared scallops over a bed of corn and pequillo salsa. There's an extensive wine list and wine bar as well, to complement the delicious fare.
Located within the premises of the classy Adega Grill, the Adega Lounge is a quintessential party place that boasts of an enticing events calender. The DJ nights taking place at the lounge includes performances by resident and guest DJs who spin hit tunes for the enthusiastic crowd hitting the dance floor. From Wednesday to Sunday, patrons get to enjoy a variety in music played, most of which ranges from Latin to Brazilian classics. Besides, the Adega Lounge also organizes theme nights, Halloween parties and private functions. Call for details.
The Old Canal Inn is a longstanding feature on the Nutley bar scene. This historic pub retains its old-world charm as one of the oldest bar in town, and gets its name from the Morris Canal nearby. Enjoy a chilled craft beer, shots or spirits with pub grub like Blackened Steak Bites, Pan Seared Pork Chops, Full Rack BBQ Ribs and Rigatoni Vodka. Weekly theme nights and live entertainment are a big draw among patrons.
Hat City Kitchen is a neighborhood restaurant where you can eat, drink and be merry till late hours of night. The restaurant is housed in one of the oldest structures of the city. Their menu offers a delectable blend of Cajun and Creole cuisine with modern American flavors. Do try out the Jambalaya, a popular New Orleans dish. Their list of live musicians can cater to different tastes, ranging across acoustic, jazz, rock, funk, blues and more. The artists are talented local musicians who have worked with renowned names.
Situated in downtown Lyndhurst, The City Lounge serves as a great option to those looking for a good time and good food. This sports bar has 16 television screens showing the latest sports action. Dartboards and pool tables add to its vibrant ambiance. Serving contemporary cuisine, it has delicious dishes like thin-crust pizzas, sandwiches and salads. Dine inside or on the patio.