We will be breaking down drinking at the best bars in Atlantic City in this blog post for you today. Whether you are looking for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to buy cheaper liquor during drink specials, or just to sing some karaoke hopefully we can assist.
Our first section will cover the best wine and cocktail bars in Atlantic City. Up next we will get into breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts.
Then we will mention some of the best drink specials near you so you can hit up the right bars at the right times to do your drinking cheaper. After that we will discuss bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area.
Lastly we will talk about bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music. Towards the end there will even be a local bar map that pins all of the spots from our various lists on it.
And if you want to compare the scene here to others cities around the Northeast you can do so at that link.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Some of the top cocktail and wine bars in Atlantic City are:
- Bar With No Name at Harrah’s
- Distrito at 500 Boardwalk
- Toga Bar at 2100 Pacific Av
Bar With No Name is a lobby bar that offers a variety of craft beer and specialty cocktails in your area as well as other drink selections and a food menu includes excellent snacks to quench your appetite.
Distrito is a fun bar in Atlantic City that offers a selection of tequilas and cocktails as well has drink specials and picnic tables outside.
Toga Bar serves first-rate cocktails, specialty beers, and more liquors near you plus you will find live bands or DJ’s every Friday and Saturday night.
Atlantic City Breweries & Sports Bars
Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best local breweries and sports bars:
- Firewaters Saloon at the Tropicana
- Tun Tavern at 2 Convention Blvd
- Mountain Bar at 2100 Pacific Av
- Chickie & Pete’s at 2831 Boardwalk
- A Dam Good Sports Bar at 2801 Pacific Av #307
- Tuckahoe Brewing Company at 3092 English Creek Av, Egg Harbor Township
- Hidden Sands Brewing Company at 6754 Washington Av B, Egg Harbor Township
Firewaters Saloon is usually open from 12pm to 12am but closes at 2am on Friday and Saturday offering 69 draft beers on tap, live music, and televisions that show your favorite sports.
Tun Tavern opened all the way back in 1685 and today you can visit them for good food and some great local beers.
Mountain is a great sports bar in your area that provides an immersive socially oriented experience with 5 private fan caves, rooms with tons of TV’s and games, live entertainment, and food and alcoholic drink specials.
Chickie’s & Pete’s is a sports bar and crab house with a huge craft beer selection, an extensive food menu, and 50 televisions for all sporting events.
A’Dam Good Sports Bar & Grill is one of Atlantic City’s trendiest sports bars and lounges with 26 TV’s, four 110-inch mega screens, and one 144-inch mega screen as well as a DJ every Friday and Saturday night, NFL Sunday ticket, MLB baseball package, NHL center ice, and NBA league pass are all available.
Tuckahoe Brewing Company has brewed many fantastic beers near you.
Hidden Sands Brewing Company is a craft brewery and tasting facility that taps directly into a local freshwater aquifer using a 650′ well and all ingredients are regionally produced and meticulously selected to produce brews that are unique and refreshingly Jersey.
Local Drink Specials
Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:
- Wonder Bar at 3701 Sunset Ave
- Back Bay Ale House at 800 N New Hampshire Ave
- LandShark Bar & Grill at 1133 Boardwalk
Wonder Bar is a neighborhood bar and grill that is usually open from 11am to 2am but closes at 6am on Friday and Saturday offering happy hour drink specials Monday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm.
Back Bay Ale House is normally open from 11am to 9pm but closes at 10pm on Friday and Saturday providing a unique menu in a pleasant ambiance with an outside bar and daily alcoholic drink specials from 3pm to 5pm and all day Sunday.
The only year-round full-service bar and restaurant on the sand side of the Boardwalk is LandShark Bar & Grill and they provide amazing drink specials near you Monday through Friday from 5pm to 8pm.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights in your area:
- Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House at 672 N Trenton Av
- Margaritaville Restaurant at 1133 Boardwalk
- The Pub at St George at 4282 Harbor Beach Blvd, Brigantine
- Maynard’s Café at 9306 Amherst Ave, Margate City
Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House boasts TV’s on every wall, unique events including tap takeovers and live broadcasts, trivia night every Wednesday at 8pm, private party rooms, and serves a changing assortment of craft beers, wines, and an award-winning food.
Margaritaville Restaurant has a stage for weekly live entertainment, a tiki bar, and trivia night every Thursday at 5pm.
Expect to find wonderful cuisine and cocktails, an awesome beer selection, and a fun local quiz night every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at The Pub at St George.
Maynard’s Cafe serves bar nibbles, beer, and cocktails while also hosting live music and a trivia night every Wednesday at 7pm.
There are plenty of games to play at many of the AC sports bars we mentioned before like Mountain in particular.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:
- Gypsy Bar at the Borgata
- Tango’s Lounge at 2831 Boardwalk
- Eden Lounge at Harrah’s
- Bally’s Beach Bar at Bally’s
Gypsy Bar is an eclectic tequila bar with daily live music in your area that usually starts at 9pm.
For a large and luxurious bar offering premium cocktails, live music, and a dance floor head to Tango’s Lounge.
Eden Lounge is a good place to drink cocktails and craft beers near you plus they have live music and/or DJ’s every Friday and Saturday.
Bally’s Beach Bar is a paradise on the world-famous Atlantic City boardwalk with live music, DJ’s, beverages, and cuisine.
Other good local bars for music lovers that we have mentioned in other sections include Toga Bar, Firewaters Saloon, A’Dam Good Sports Bar & Grill, Margaritaville Restaurant, and Maynard’s Café.
You might also want to read our posts on:
- Bars With Trivia & Quiz Nights In Philly
- Bars With Trivia & Quiz Nights In New York City
- Bars With Trivia & Quiz Nights In Baltimore
- Bars With Trivia & Quiz Nights In Washington DC
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Atlantic City
After reading all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available near you. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke in your area.
If you think we got anything incorrect or notice us listing any venues that are no longer open please tell us in the comments so we can keep this info as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Atlantic City.