The 10 Best Bars In Atlantic City, New Jersey

Photo of Robert Wilder
9 February 2017

Atlantic City is the gem of New Jersey with various casinos, restaurants, and world class bars. Read on to find out about the 10 best bars in this lavish city.

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A Dam Good Sports Bar

Bar, Pub Grub
Located just a few blocks away from the Tropicana Casino, A Dam Good Sports Bar has one of the most relaxing settings for a night out with friends. Surf boards cover the walls at this beach bar, which also offers live DJs and arcade games. This bar provides private party accommodation at ‘The Quarter’ in the Tropicana hotel. Drink specials are offered six days a week from Sunday through Friday.

Back Bay Ale House LLC

Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
Terrence Jackson
Terrence Jackson
The Back Bay Ale House is perfect for a comfortable night out with friends with patio seating and views of the marina. The rustic style of Back Bay is furthered displayed with their mason jar drinks. Back Bay offers an indoor bar as well as an outdoor bar, which is stocked with a diverse mix of domestic and imported beer. Plus, they also offer wine and mixed drinks to appeal to all customers and palates.

The Irish Pub

Bar, Pub, Pub Grub
Patrons of The Irish Pub will instantly be transported back in time at this stylish former speakeasy. The atmosphere of The Irish Pub is intimate with low lighting and small tables, and they feature an antique bar which carries a wide selection of beers on draft and whiskey. Free parking is available to all patrons, and their beautiful Victorian room is available for private parties to hire.

Wonder Bar

Bar, Restaurant, American, $$$
Wonder Bar
Wonder Bar | DM/Flickr
Wonder Bar is the ideal location for those looking for after-hours fun. The layout of Wonder Bar is open with an outdoor deck that looks over the water which is ideal for large groups. The Wonder Bar is situated just blocks away from the boardwalk and offers cozy booths at the bar for small and large groups. Be sure to explore their outdoor tiki bar and sunset dining room.

Gypsy Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
Located in the luxurious Borgata Hotel, Gypsy Bar offers visitors an original drink menu as well as an electric atmosphere. Gypsy’s offers its customers free live music weekly by hosting up-and-coming bands from across the country. The drinks options include an extensive list of tequilas, house-made margaritas, cocktails, domestic beer, and imported beer. Gypsy’s also offers tequila flights, which allows patrons to sample multiple brands at a fraction of the cost.

Ducktown Tavern

Ducktown Tavern offers great drink prices in a family-friendly environment. Happy hour is offered every day, and on weekdays it is offered at three separate times. Ducktown is open 24 hours every day and offers a good selection of domestic beers on tap and in bottle. They also offer their patrons free parking and have a full menu of food that is sure to fill any appetite. Ducktown also offers a Mexican Night with authentic Mexican food and music.

2400 Atlantic Ave Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Mechanical Bull
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Mountain Bar

Bar, Pub Grub
This Wild West-themed saloon located in Bally’s Casino offers patrons entertainment as well as drinks with a mechanical bull and ping pong. The bar is open 24 hours every day and specials are offered during the weekdays. Mountain Bar also offers added enjoyment for patrons with an arcade and live country music on Thursdays. Be sure to capture the night at one of the many photo booths located around the bar.

Margaritaville Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, $$$
Margaritaville Restaurant Atlantic City
Margaritaville Restaurant Atlantic City | Jaume Escofet/Flickr
Inspired by the popular Jimmy Buffet song, Margaritaville serves delicious drinks in a tropical setting. Margaritaville features island-themed music and two bars that are large enough to accommodate large and small parties. It is fully equipped to handle any patrons’ needs with a full menu of mixed drinks, house-made margaritas, and numerous brands of bottled beer. Be sure to try the original island-inspired food menu.

Toga Bar

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Romanian
Located in Caesar’s Atlantic City, Toga Bar offers patrons an exciting atmosphere and Roman-themed drinks. This refined lounge is one of the main pillars of Atlantic City social life and has VIP bottle service for those who are looking for a private experience. The decor of Toga Bar is cosmopolitan with DJs and dancers performing nightly. It provides daily deals with refillable cocktails every night.

Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery

Pub, Restaurant, Pub Grub, American, $$$
Tun Tavern has something different for all patrons. This upbeat brewery contains a variety of in-house handcrafted beers with food options to match. Tun Tavern serves as Atlantic City’s first brew pub and has private rooms for special occasions. It offers live music on the weekends with a constantly rotating group of bands. Be sure to try the Irish Red Ale that is brewed in-house.

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