Part Three: 5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week

Part Three: 5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week

Tried one?…two?…maybe even ALL of our suggestions for happy hour in our first two articles? No worries! We’re back with even MORE of our favorites to bring you 5 happy hours 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. You can also visit our full guide here for all things happy hour in Central Jersey.

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5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week


Start the week off right at Piero’s! Happy hour specials are ALL day on Sunday and Monday and from 4:00pm – 7:00pm Wednesday thru Friday. Happy hour includes $4.00 off all bar food, $4.00 off all cocktails, $2.00 off all beer, and $5.00 off all house wines. They also have weekly specials, as well. Monday is their “Industry Night” which includes half price wine by the glass and bottle and $8.00 select small plates. Wednesday is “Pasta Night” where all of their full size pasta dishes are $15.00. Thursday is “Wine Night” which includes half price wine including reserve wines by the glass and by the bottle. Friday is “Mule Night” with a variety of special Moscow Mules for $5.00 each. Last but certainly not least, Sunday is none-other-than “Sangria Sunday” with half price sangria by the glass or the carafe! 1411 Route 36, West Union Beach, NJ 07735,  (732)-264-5222,

Sirena Bar & Ristorante

Sirena Ristorante in Long Branch is a fun, casual dining experience where you can come to enjoy the ocean and the food. You can check out their happy hour from 3:00pm – 6:00pm Monday thru Friday and 12:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. It includes both food and drink specials such as $5.95 select appetizers, reduced price well drinks & beers, $5.00 glasses of sangria and select glasses of wine, and $7.99 martinis. 27 Ocean Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740, (732) 222-1119,

Marlin’s Cafe

Join Marlin’s Cafe on Mondays between 6:00pm -10:00pm for a pitcher and bar pie pizza for only $10.00. Plus, on Tuesdays, you can buy one chicken dinner entree and get the 2nd chicken dinner entree at half-price. Be sure to take advantage of this amazing deal between 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Looking to kick off the weekend with a great deal? Every Friday you can get 23 oz Budweiser & Bud Light drafts, house wines, house drinks and select shots for just $4.00. Visit their Facebook page for even more specials and events! 1901 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742, (732)-714-8035

Proving Ground

End each and every workday on a happy note. Join The Proving Ground for happy hour from 3:00pm – 7:00pm Tuesday thru Friday. Enjoy $3.00 domestic drafts and bottles, $6.00 Absolut drinks, $6.00 bar bites, and so much more! For a full list of daily specials, visit their events page here.  While you’re there, be sure to drop off your business card at the hostess stand for a chance to WIN complimentary appetizers for your next office happy hour! 56 Shrewsbury Ave., Highlands, NJ 07732, (732)- 872-2266,

Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant

Since 1995, Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant has been the place for a unique dining experience and atmosphere. From the views, to the staff, to the fresh and elegant cuisine, you’ll never want to leave. They offer happy hour from 3:00pm – close every Monday and from 3:00pm – 6:00pm Tuesdays thru Fridays. You can check out the full happy hour menu here. Plus, every Wednesday, there is a complimentary happy hour buffet starting at 4:00pm in the bar area! What’s better than that while you get to look out at the ocean? 100 Ocean Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740, (732) 870-1200, 

Now, with all of these choices along with our first article, second article, and our website, which features even more great ways to Eat Local and Drink Local, you’ll have plenty of incredible choices to choose from to satisfy whatever you’re in the mood for, each and every night. The hardest part? Choosing where to go tonight!