The Best Nightclubs in Jersey City, New Jersey

© Matt Kieffer / Flickr
© Matt Kieffer / Flickr
Photo of Katherine Oakes
19 March 2018

In this thriving and lively riverfront city there’s no shortage of good food, good drinks and good times – the only difficult part is picking where to go. So, if you’re looking for the best place to spend your evening, check out our guide to the best nightclubs in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Miss Wong's

Nightclub, Restaurant, Bar, American, $$$
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The ultimate speakeasy-style bar and nightclub, Miss Wong’s is located in a basement underneath the street-level restaurant, Talde. It has a fun, laid-back vibe, with great drinks and a live DJ that draws the weekend crowds. The industrial decor style of Miss Wong’s is what gives it that big-city look and feel in Manhattan’s sixth borough.

Red Lounge JC

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Nightclub, American, $$$
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Jersey City’s Red Lounge JC has the best of both worlds: a lounge with a cozy and inviting ambience plus a premier nightclub with in-demand DJs and top-shelf liquors. It’s dim, vintage-inspired interior lights up at night with live music and big crowds, so expect a lively and high-energy evening.

Cherry Lounge

Bar, Restaurant, Nightclub, American, $$$
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What’s unique about Cherry’s Lounge is that it’s not only a vibrant nightclub, but a restaurant and lounge intertwined with the community. In addition to having a variety of live music and DJs, they also host events, such as the popular $2 Tuesdays. Thanks to their involvement in the community, this is a true locals’ haunt and a place worth checking out for yourself.


Bar, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Nightclub, Italian, $$$
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Porta also serves incredible drinks | © Andrew Holtz / Courtesy of Porta
The Neapolitan-style pizza at Porta is enough to draw any food and drink lover to this cozy, casual and fun space. However, the thing that keeps them here all night is the downstairs area that gets converted into a nightclub complete with live DJ music and bands. Plus, the rooftop is outfitted with a full-service bar and pizza kitchen (!) so you can drink outdoors with friends.

South House

Bar, Restaurant, Nightclub, American, $$$
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A Texas-inspired restaurant, bar and nightclub in the heart of Jersey City, the South House is one of the most popular local watering holes. It’s rustic, eclectic decor upstairs makes you feel right at home and the speakeasy-style of its downstairs bar and club gives you a one-of-a-kind nightclub experience.

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