Bar Anticipation is a rocking place to be on a Tuesday night during the summer, which is why it's in the top-10 best bars along the Jersey Shore. You'll find great bands on Fridays, along with DJ and dancing on Saturdays. Bar Anticipation has a massive outdoor bar.
2. Martell's Tiki Bar on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach
One of the best known bars in all of New Jersey! Martell's boasts an indoor restaurant, outdoor raw bar, a food court along with an outdoor bar overlooking the beach. During the summer you will almost always find live music during the day and almost every night. There is a stage on the pier which always helps bring in a great crowd.
3. D'Jais in Belmar Beach
D'Jais is one of the best overall party spots along the shore. It is a bar & restaurant with a full lunch and dinner menu. D'Jais boasts outdoor oceanview seating and you'll find that at night the place has a diverse atmosphere. You can expect to hear different music each night, seven days a week.
4. The Columns in Avon-by-the-Sea
Located close to the beach, the columns is a restaurant/lounge boasting good food and great music. Here you'll definitely find more of an older crowd having a ton of fun dancing under the dim lights.
5. Edgar's Pub in Manasquan
This place serves up good food and drink, but really gets hopping on the weekend evenings during the summertime. You can often find live music blasting from within with plenty of people dancing.
6. Boathouse Bar & Grill in Belmar
Serving up a good variety of beer on tap, the Boathouse is an easy-going sports bar that offers up drink specials every day along with no less than 30 TVs, making it a very causal place to enjoy the game and a couple of beverages. The wings are known to be fantastic and the staff is super friendly.
7. The Crab's Claw Inn in Lavalette
If you want a place that prepares only the freshest and finest seafood available, check out the Crab's Claw. The food is boosted by an amazing wine list and live music on the outside deck.
8. The Parker House in Sea Girt
Located a block from the beach, Parker House has been around for no less than 134 years. With outstanding food and powerhouse drinks, Parker House is also known for great live music and DJs. Also be sure to check what drink specials they have on. It's a perfect place for a dinner, a night out or a couple of happy hour drinks.
9. Leggetts Sand Bar in Manasquan
This place features some of the best food and drink specials along the Jersey Shore. Some specials include .50 cent wings and weekend afternoon beer specials. Leggetts Sand Bar is also pretty jumping on the weekend evenings.
Paul's Tavern in Lake Como
Paul's Tavern has a cool, country-cabin type of vibe. Go there to check out the awesome Original Tropical Pub amenities like bing, beer pong, live entertainment and great food, so it makes the cut in the top-10 best bars along the Jersey Shore.