Looking for date-night spots where you can find jazz? Here are some of the best and most intimate restaurants and cocktail bars where Jersey City locals can find jazz.
Address: 176 Newark Ave, Jersey City
One of Jersey City’s favorite cocktail bars, The Archer hosts live music each week on Wednesday and Thursday nights, including blues and jazz acts. While you’re enjoying the music, check out the cocktails as Archer serves up inventive cocktails with intriguing names and the menu is always changing. Learn more about The Archer.
Fox and Crow
Address: 594 Palisade Ave, Jersey City
Located in the Heights, Fox and Crow is one of the top gastropubs in Jersey City for live music, including jazz. Offering a laid-back vibe and a great selection of beers and cocktails, there is usually at least one jazz act each week at Fox and Crow, along with blues and rock bands performing original music. Learn more about Fox and Crow.
The Brightside Tavern
Address: 141 Bright St, Jersey City
Not far from Vantage Collection, The Brightside Tavern is another great spot for drinks and jazz.
Established in 2011, this neighborhood bar offers a cozy sports bar vibe with big TV screens and large dining rooms. On Monday nights, however, the owner “Tommy 2 Scoops” has a long tradition of bringing in his favorite local jazz musicians to perform. Learn more about The Brightside Tavern in Jersey City.