Football Fans! It’s Playoff Time and We Have the Best Sports Bars in New Jersey
It is that time of year, football playoff season and two of our local NFL teams are still in it and will collide this weekend in Philadelphia. The Giants are coming off a huge win in Minnesota as they upset the favored Vikings and now head down the New Jersey Turnpike to battle the Philadelphia Eagles.
If you love going out to watch a football game, then finding a great sports bar is very important Best of NJ has their list of the "Best Sports Bars in New Jersey" and the breakdown includes the best here at the Jersey Shore.
C-VIEW INN in Cape May, New Jersey
"Eagles fans can watch their team soar as they chow down on some of the Shore’s best wings. The C-View Inn may just be Cape May’s oldest bar, but shows little signs of wear and tear. Besides the wings, other popular apps include the fried clam strips, fried buffalo shrimp, and signature C-View fries."
D'Arcy's Tavern in Bradley Beach, New Jersey
"D’Arcy’s is “The Shore’s Home to Soccer” as they self-profess. Fan-favorite D’Arcy’s Chicken sandwich. They also serve beers on tap, wines, and cocktails too."
Game Time Bar and Grill in Freehold Township, New Jersey
"Game Time is more than just a sports bar, it’s an indoor amusement park for the whole family. The menu features all the classic sports bar favorites, from Nachos Grande to mozzarella sticks."
Hook's Bar and Grill in Seaside Heights, New Jersey
"Hooks has something going on every day of the week. Their house specialties include Crab Stuffed Flounder, Roasted Clams, and a Vegetarian Quesadilla. But they also offer pizza, burgers, and plenty of cocktails, draft beers, wine, and more."
Jack's Goal Line Stand in Long Branch and Fair Haven, New Jersey
"Jack’s Goal Line Stand welcomes all fans, no matter their allegiance. The popular spot now has two locations in Long Branch and Fair Haven, however, the latter is BYOB. Of course, both still serve as a premier hangout to watch the game."
Leggett's Sandbar in Manasquan, New Jersey
"Their TVs will broadcast anything from horse racing and hockey to football and baseball. The menu boasts homemade chili, clams casino, and more."
Miracle Pub in Toms River, New Jersey
"Fans of all sports can enjoy heading to the Miracle Pub. They have the NFL DirecTV Football Package, and also play MLB, NHL, PGA, NASCAR, NBA, and more across 19 screens. Popular menu picks include the Miracle Surf and Turf Bites and Jumbo Pretzel & Kielbasa. The Surf and Turf bites combine steak bites with either shrimp or scallops."
Mulligan's Shore Bar and Grill in Wildwood, New Jersey
"Philadelphia Eagles fans have a place to roost at Mulligan’s Shore Bar and Grill. This laid back neighborhood bar down the shore serves classic pub favorites, draft beer, and signature cocktails."
Pete & Elda’s / Carmen’s Pizzeria in Neptune, New Jersey
"Pete & Elda’s is somewhere between a sports bar and family Italian restaurant. Is there anything better than thin crust pizza, buffalo wings, and watching football with friends?"
River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar in Brick, New Jersey
"The River Rock Restaurant is always rockin’ thanks to live music, sports, and events. River Rock boasts the largest video board in Ocean County (28′), and has 60+ HDTVs spread out across 3 bars. They also have an outdoor beach bar with TVs and cabanas, so there are truly no bad seats. Try the cheesesteak taquitos or River Rock Nachos."
Tailgaters Neighborhood Sports Bar & Grille in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
"Some menu highlights include the Mahi Tacos, Short Rib Cheese Melt, and the Wisconsin Spicy Cheese Curds. They also serve pub favorites like pizza, burgers, wings, and baby back ribs. Tailgaters welcomes all sports fans young and old, and in fact, they even have a kids menu. (This is for kids 12 and under.)"
The Chubby Pickle in Highlands, New Jersey
"Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, The Chubby Pickle is a hub for sports and music fans alike. They boast an impressive number of HDTVs to broadcast live sports, and also have a pet-friendly outdoor patio. In addition, this versatile space is equally great for both family lunch and a night out with friends; complete with an energetic nightlife. The Chubby Pickle appeared in a 2022 episode of The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives."
Wingcraft Kitchen and Beer Bar in Atlantic City, New Jersey
"Wingcraft is more of a bar with TVs to watch sports than a sports bar per se. But the menu of signature burgers, wings, and craft beers on tap makes it an ideal spot to watch sports."
So there you go, the best sports bars at the Jersey Shore and you can check out the other picks by Best of NJ for the rest of the Garden State.
Enjoy the NFL Playoffs and let's go, GIANTS!
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