Nightlife in Elizabeth, NJ

After the lights go down and the tours end, visitors don’t have to hop on the NJ transit to have a great night elsewhere. GoElizabethNJ guides visitors to the after-hours scene of their choosing. We have nightclubs, lounges, sports bars, and more. We even have venues for orchestral and cultural performances.

Restaurant Environment

The dining experience is a big part of enjoying Elizabeth, especially when it comes to the diverse range of cultures available in this one city. Start your night on the town with a bite to eat, or swing by a restaurant and lounge later in the evening after you’ve worked up an appetite for some fun.

First Republic Lounge and Restaurant makes your night on the town a cultural experience with cultural dance lessons, authentic Haitian cuisine, and art. With hip hop Fridays and a date night menu that includes wine, First Republic Lounge and Restaurant is a great place to start the evening or get out on the dance floor. For a Cuban perspective on food, music, and cocktails, visit the Mojito Lounge and Restaurant, where the fun continues until 2 a.m. For a blend of Colombian and Latin Fusion cuisine, Chupito’s Lounge has LED TVs, a 15-foot Buddha, and specialty cocktails from saki to margaritas. Dolce’s Lounge has modern American and Italian food and HDTVs for sporting events, and it also offers spaces for private parties and events.

Nightclubs and Bars — Revolutionizing Nightlife Experience

CocoBongo has closed its doors after 15 years, and in its place will be a new venue called BARCODE. Part of the current nightclub will become Crust, a restaurant that will serve burgers, hot dogs, and wood-fired pizzas. Another section of the club will transform into an “adult playground,” where an outdoor area will feature a sand volleyball court, a beach-themed bar, and a patio with casual dining and TVs showing sports games.

If you’re more into a cold beer during the game, check out Terminal One Sports Bar, known simply as “T1” in Elizabeth. With daily food specials and 16 plasmas, T1 is not to be missed during a big game or happy hour. The Lobby Sports Bar is another great choice for the game, with American-Latin cuisine and over 30 TVs. Not only do they offer smokehouse burgers, specialty drinks, and a 40-foot outdoor projection screen, but the Lobby also has an outdoor patio with cabanas and fire pits! For business meetings, consider an elegant meeting/event space upstairs, as they have recently opened The Penthouse.

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  • El Leno

    Enjoy the best grilled meat in town, pasta, seafood and wine in a familiar and elegant setting. With the best service, delicious food and cocktails, you’ll enjoy an amazing experience at dinner or lunch. El Leno’s bar is your place for handcrafted cocktails complemented by a great selection of appetizers. Your favorite cocktails crafted by our expert mixologists, […]

  • Don Felix

    Don Felix opened in June 2016 on Elizabeth Avenue. The building was built in the late 1800s and until 1907 it served as a newsstand and a stationary store. In 1907, the Schwind family opened one of Elizabeth’s original saloons, the Shwind Saloon (bar and restaurant). From about 1960-1980, it was the very popular Sportsmen’s […]

  • Barcode

      EAT POWER UP WHILE YOU PLAY Our menu variety and service create a sensational ambiance. We want our guests to love our great food, great drinks and of course great sports viewing. Share a Picada or Guacamole & Chips as a starting appetizer with your friends. Enjoy one of our signature Barcode Burgers along […]

  • Parador Rojo

    Parador Rojo Restaurant is a Colombian cuisine restaurant, first opened at 344 Morris Avenue, to serve the community of Elizabeth and all the people attracted to Colombian food. After 10 years of good food and excellent service, a second place was opened at 582 Morris Avenue to delight people with live music, great atmosphere and hospitality. Parador Rojo […]

  • Terminal One Sports Bar

    More than just a Sports Bar, Terminal One “ T1” in Elizabeth, NJ wants you to feel right at home, whether you’re watching your favorite sports team, enjoying an evening out with friends, or just relaxing with a cold beer.  Come visit T1 for a combination of fantastic food, great drinks and most important a […]

  • First Republic Lounge and Restaurant

    First Republic Lounge & Restaurant is committed to an environment that provides the best customer service, quality food, art,culture and entertainment. The concept of First Republic Lounge & Restaurant is inspired by Haiti, the first nation to liberate itself of slavery on the Western Hemisphere. representing over 200 years of independence, First Republic Lounge & […]

  • Mojito Lounge and Restaurant

    Mojito Lounge and Restaurant is celebrating the Cuban heritage. Cuban cuisine is about preserving the culture of our homeland outside the island, the richness, variety and vitality of our food all reflect the very qualities of Cuban life: A world of sunshine and music, laughter and dance. Cubans have always found joy and friendship in […]

  • Dolce Lounge

    Embrace the intimate dining experience in the epicenter of energy in Elizabeth, NJ at Dolce Lounge. Serving up dishes that are both sophisticated and approachable, Dolce continues to achieve success as it marries deliciously yet simple elegant modern Italian food with excellent service and an energetic, interactive atmosphere. Whether you want to savor a signature cocktail mixed […]

  • The Lobby Sports Bar

    The Lobby Restaurant, Lounge and Sports Bar is always bustling with noise and excitement, offering an unforgettable dining experience that goes beyond great food. The restaurant is best known for its rich and authentic American-Latin cuisine, serving a wide variety of tasty delicious foods late into the night. The Lobby’s rich menu is sizzling with appetizing meals, ready to […]

  • Chupito’s Lounge

    Come visit Chupito’s for signature Latin Fusion cuisine with a Colombian touch. Chupito’s offers a full  menu of authentic cuisine and handcrafted cocktails derived from their passion in mixology. Be WOW’ed  by their selection of specialty cocktails, from traditional margaritas to a sexy saki surprise which comes to  you in flames – and we mean […]