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Top bar recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“Technically a restaurant, but the outside bar is the highlight! Go here on a warm night to enjoy a high-end but energetic scene with a lovely lake view.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Over 50 taps serving the largest selection of rare draft beers in the state of New Jersey. Experience the good life at our Grand Country Estate nestled on 3 acres of rolling hills and countryside in the heart of Sparta N.J. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients come together to create a unique farm-to-table dining experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent food, Nice atmosphere. If you're looking for a quiet dinner this isn't a good choice. I like the noise : )”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Worth a visit despite the higher price. Great food, service, and amazing views!”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“This area has a lot to offer overall, Alice's is one of three good restaurants on the lake here. It has the highest view of Lake Hopatcong out of the other restaurants and is a little more upscale but still very delicious and perfect for a date night.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“This is a restored old store that has a very unique menu and a cool old fashioned bar”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“it's 4 restaurants in 1. Best to go when you're on an expense account! If not, it's pricey but worth it.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place has great burgers and they brew their own beer! Best to visit during the week. Weekends are very busy and crowded. Best service when seated at the bar. ($$)”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Fine Dining- perfect place to celebrate something or someone. Outstanding food. $$$$$”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“Upscale steak house with tried and true menu of locally sourced dishes, fantastic cocktails and impressive wine list. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“One of many happening places with live music on weekend evenings, large 20 something crowd at night, tasty fun food and family friendly during the day. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Pretty restaurant with good food in neighboring town. Serves beer, wine and mixed drinks. Good for a night out.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
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“Never will you get this much seafood (ie., crab legs) for the money! Huge place but still gets crowded as this is a all day road trip for some in NJ.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend