Picture this: the work day is winding down, and all you can think about is grabbing a cold drink, and some hearty food. Your friends are on your case to pick a destination… but how are you supposed to do that when Jersey has so many great bars and restaurants?
Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for. We’ve picked some of our favorites to bring you 5 Happy Hours for you to try this week. Try one, or try them all – these Happy Hour deals won’t break the bank, and they’re sure to be an enjoyable way for you to end the day. For more awesome Happy Hours, check out our full guide here.
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5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week
Elbow Room Bar & Kitchen
The Elbow Room Bar & Kitchen located in Bradley Beach has got you covered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday! You can warm up with a glass of wine or craft beer and stay for some delicious food. Tuesday features World Tavern Poker where the Elbow Room pays for you to play for free in the #1 Poker League in the Nation. Wednesday is Trivia Night @ 7pm featuring .70 cent wings and $1 off whiskey and wine. Thursday is their Prime Rib Night and $23 gets you a Queen cut Prime Rib dinner and a glass of wine. Friday features live entertainment from 6:30pm – 9:30pm and you can check out Elbow Room’s Facebook page for up to date information about who is performing this week! Lastly, on Sunday, kids under 10 eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. Talk about the perfect spot for Happy Hour almost every day of the week! 416 Main Street, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720, (732)-898-6860, www.elbowroomnj.com
The Court Jester in Freehold offers a Happy Hour menu from 4:00pm – 6:00pm Monday-Friday with $2.95 Domestic Drafts, $4.50 Domestic Draft Monster Mugs, and $3.50 Bar Pours and Select Wines to drink. If you’re looking to munch too, they have $1.99 hot dogs, $3.25 chips and salsa, an order of 3 tacos or mozzarella sticks for $3.99, an order of 3 sliders, buffalo wings, or southwest egg rolls for $4.99, and a 1/2 grande order of their famous nachos for $5.99. 16 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728, (732)-462-1040, www.jestersweb.net
MJ’s Pizza Bar & Grill
MJ’s Pizza Bar & Grill has a fun, different, and exciting Happy Hour Monday-Thursday. Monday is their Pizza & Pint event where you can get a personal pizza and a Miller Lite Pint for $6.99. Followed by their “TnT Tuesdays” for the Tequila ‘N Tacos Event where they serve $5 El Jimador Tequila Margaritas, trios of either fish, pulled pork, or chicken tacos for $9.99, and $3 Corona bottles. On Wednesday, “Bird is the Word” with .60 cent chicken wings and $3 Yuengling Drafts. However, there is a limit for no more than 12 wings per person, but you can always come back on the following Wednesday for more! Last, but most certainly not least, Thursday is B.Y.O.B.- and no it’s not alcohol. Build Your Own Burger! Choose from an angus beef, turkey, or veggie patty and pair it with a Sam Adams Seasonal Draft for only $8.99! Central Jersey locations include Matawan, Middletown, Tinton Falls, Spotswood, and Neptune, www.mjsrestaurant.com
Old Glory Kitchen & Spirits
Old Glory Kitchen & Spirits has Happy Hour specials every day of the week. Seriously. Every. Day. 4:00pm – 10:00 pm every Monday they offer $5 off specialty pizzas and $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts. On Tuesday they offer $5 off all burgers and sandwiches with specials rotating every week and $1 off all drafts. On Wednesday they offer $5 off all wings and 1/2 price bottles of wine. Ladies’ Night is every Thursday with food and drink specials including $6 Sangria and $7 Cocktails. Every Friday and Saturday they offer live music from 9:00-midnight with $2.50 Miller Life Drafts and an exclusive late night menu starting at 10! Lastly, on Sunday from 3:00pm – 10:00 pm is all about their delicious “Sunday Sauce” and Sangria. 1/2 price pitchers of Sangria and their slow simmered, pork ribs, loaded meatballs, and Italian sausage in tomato sauce over rigatoni pasta, topped with parmigiano-reggiano flakes and basil and served with brick oven bread for $16. With all of these choices, you’ll be making this your new nightly spot in no time! 84 Broad Street, Keyport, NJ 07735, (732)-497-5555, www.oldglorynj.com
McDonagh’s Pub makes it as easy as 1, 2, 3 with a $1, $2, $3, $4, and $5 menu from 4:00pm – 7:00pm Monday-Friday and all day Sunday in the bar area! $1 Oysters and Green Tea Shots, $2 Sliders and Miller Lite Drafts, $3 Pretzel Sticks and Yuengling Drafts, $4 Wings, Wine, and Sangria, and $5 Cheese Curds and Mixed Drinks. The math is easy…come to McDonagh’s! 2 West Front Street, Keyport, NJ 07735, (732)-264-0999, www.mcdonaghs.com
With specials every night of the week, each with their own delicious menus and offerings, you’ll want to go out nearly every single night, and your friends will be thanking you!