The best dive bars in New Jersey
The name 'dive bar' used to be something derogatory. Nowadays it's more of a badge of honor to say to own one, go to one, or work at one.
Dive bars have become chic in a way. If you ask just about anyone where to find a dive bar in their area, they won't miss a beat in rattling off at least one or two.
The website Mediafeed.com listed the best dive bars in each state.
That's actually impossible to do. What exactly constitutes the best dive bar?
Their conclusion for New Jersey is the Ivy Inn in Princeton. People rave about it and that's all well and good, but how does it compare to a dive bar in South Amboy or Riverside? So we came up with a list of the 'notable' dive bars in New Jersey.
We started in South Jersey, stopped A LOT in Central Jersey and ended in North Jersey. We left out the Jersey Shore bar because there are just too many to choose from. If your favorite isn't on the list, don't be offended, just tell us about it.
Here we go...
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