There is a lot to consider when choosing which restaurant to go to, and one of the things to consider is how late the restaurant is open. On weekends, many people prefer to go to restaurants that might be open later than most other restaurants. Here is a guide to some of New Jersey’s best restaurants that open late and also have late night entertainment.
Bank on Mattison, Asbury Park, NJ
Bank on Mattison, located in Asbury Park, NJ, is a restaurant with a diverse menu. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, and after dinner on weekends there is evening entertainment including DJs and live bands. The restaurant’s menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, flatbreads, sandwiches, wraps, and entrees such as steak, pasta, and seafood. There is also a kid’s menu available and a variety of items on the dessert menu. There are half priced appetizers during happy hour as well as drink specials each night. Bank on Mattison also hosts private events in its loft bar, private room, or large dining room. The restaurant is open Monday-Sunday from 11:30 am-2 am.
3 Olives Restaurant Mediterranean Bar & Grill, Raritan, NJ
3 Olives Restaurant in Raritan, NJ is a Mediterranean restaurant in Raritan, NJ that serves a variety of Mediterranean foods including traditional Afghan foods. The restaurant’s menu primarily includes beef, lamb, and chicken kabobs, as well as seafood, steak, and gyros. The restaurant specializes in using Mediterranean herbs and spices to season its meats and seafood. 3 Olives has a bar that serves an assortment of drinks, and a DJ plays every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The bar also has karaoke every Friday from 10 pm-2 am. There are 7 flat screen TVs that show a variety of sports. There is also a belly dancer every Saturday at 8 pm. The restaurant is open from 12 pm-9 pm and is closed on Mondays.
Bella Italia Ristorante & Pizzera, Andover, NJ
Located in Andover, NJ, Bella Italia Ristorante & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant serving a variety of authentic Italian foods. The menu includes all traditional Italian foods such as pasta and pizzas, as well as steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and seafood. The restaurant has its own bar named the Bella Italia Bar, and it serves a variety of drinks including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and its house wine. Bella Italia also caters special events ranging from birthdays to weddings. Events can also be held at the restaurant. Take away meals and packages are also available. The restaurant is open Monday-Saturday from 11 am-10 pm and on Sunday from 12 pm-9 pm.
8 on the Break, Dunellen, NJ
Located in Dunellen, NJ, 8 on the Break has something for everyone. Commonly referred to as The Break, it has an arcade, snack bar, and pool hall, and there are a wide variety of foods on the menu. The snack bar serves foods such as cheese steaks, chicken tenders, french fries, mozzarella sticks, as well as ice cream sandwiches. The Break has been a premiere place to play pinball for more than 40 years. It also has low billiard rates: $4.95 per hour for one player, $6.25 per hour for 2 players, $7.25 per hour for 3 players, and $10.25 per hour for 4 players. The Break is open Monday-Thursday from 12 noon to midnight, Friday from 12 noon to 1 am, Saturday from 1 pm-1 am, and on Sunday from 1 pm-midnight.