Best in Bergen 2017: Best Entertainment, Recreation & Nightlife in Bergen County



Beer Selection

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
1315 Route 17 South
Ramsey
201.962.9099
biggiesclambar.com

2 Grant Street Café

25 Grant St.
Dumont
201.385.1705
grantstreetcafe.com

3 Midland Brew House

374 N. Midland Ave.
Saddle Brook
201.797.0070
midlandbrewhouse.com

Bowling

1. Montvale Lanes
14 W. Grand Ave.
Montvale
201.391.3400
montvalelanes.com

2 Bowler City

85 Midtown Bridge Approach
Hackensack
201.343.3545
nationwidebowling.com

2 Humdingers

64 E. Midland Ave.
Paramus
201.701.1900
humdingersnj.com

2 Parkway Lanes

200 Route 46
Elmwood Park
201.791.4680
parkwaybowlingnj.com

Craft Beer

1. Dog & Cask
55 Route 17 South
Rochelle Park
201.845.5101
thedogandcask.com

2 Alementary

58 Voorhis Ln.
Hackensack
201.968.1290
alementary.com

3 Zeppelin Hall*

88 Liberty View Dr.
Jersey City
201.721.8888
zeppelinhall.com

Dance Lessons

1. SukHa Arts Center
76 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Harrington Park
201.768.2455
sukhaarts.com

2 DANCetc.

7-15 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.773.8588
dancetcstudio.com

3 Northern Valley Dance Academy

75 Oak St.
Norwood
201.784.6400
nvdanceacademy.com

Girls’ Night Out

1. Pinot’s Palette
340 Old River Rd.
Edgewater
201.943.9993
25 Oak St.
Ridgewood
201.389.8676
pinotspalette.com

2 Bibi’z Lounge

284 Center Ave.
Westwood
201.722.8600
bibizlounge.com

3 The Cornerstone

84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

3 Fire & Oak

100 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale
201.307.1100
fireandoak.com

3 The Melting Pot

250 Center Ave.
Westwood
201.664.8877
meltingpot.com

Happy Hour

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
1315 Route 17 South
Ramsey
201.962.9099
biggiesclambar.com

2 Ivy Inn

268 Terrace Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights
201.393.7699
ivyinn.com

3 The Cornerstone

84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

Hiking Trail

1. Ramapo Valley County Reservation
608 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Mahwah
201.327.3500
co.bergen.nj.us

2 Teaneck Creek Conservancy

20 Puffin Way
Teaneck
201.836.2403
teaneckcreek.org

Horseback Riding

1. Lower Cross Farm
9 Lower Cross Rd.
Saddle River
201.818.5640
lowercrossfarm.com

2 Bergen Equestrian Center

40 Fort Lee Rd.
Leonia
201.336.3370
bergenequestrian.com

3 Rockleigh equestrian centre

24 Piermont Rd.
Rockleigh
201.768.9745
reqcenter.com

3 Saddle River Equestrian Center*

300 Red Schoolhouse Rd.
Chestnut Ridge, N.Y.
845.735.3617
saddleriverequestrian.com

3 Winter Haven Equestrian Center

695 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Oakland
201.644.7230
winterhaveneq.com

Ice Skating

1. Fritz Dietl ice rink
639 Broadway
Westwood
201.666.9883
fritzdietlicerink.com

1 Mackay Ice Rink

130 W. Englewood Ave.
Englewood
201.568.3133
mackayicerink.com

2 The Ice House

111 Midtown Bridge St.
Hackensack
201.487.8444
icehousenj.com

Irish Bar

1. Davey’s Irish Pub
5 Park St.
Montvale
201.391.9356
daveyspub.com

2 The Shannon Rose

1200 Route 17 North
Ramsey
201.669.4475
theshannonrose.com

2 Tommy Fox’s public house

32 S. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield
201.384.0900
tommyfoxs.com

3 Hearth & Tap Co.

125 N. Kinderkamack Rd.
Montvale
201.307.6300
hearthandtap.com

3 PJ Finnegan’s

274 Fairview Ave.
Westwood
201.664.7576

Kids’ Parties

1. Sukha Arts Center
76 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Harrington Park
201.768.2455
sukhaarts.com

2 The Gagasphere

140 Franklin Tpke.
Waldwick
201.445.2546
thegagasphere.com

3 DANCetc.

7-15 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.773.8588
dancetcstudio.com

Live Music

1. The Cornerstone
84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

2 debonair music hall

1409 Queen Anne Rd.
Teaneck
201.833.0011
mexicalilive.com

3 Bergen Performing Arts Center

30 N. Van Brunt St.
Englewood
201.816.8160
bergenpac.org
Margaritas
1. Blue Moon Mexican Café
23 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.541.0600
42 Kinderkamack Rd.
Woodcliff Lake
201.782.9500
327 Franklin Ave.
Wyckoff
201.891.1331
bluemoonmexicancafe.com

2 Rosa Mexicano

60 Riverside Square Mall
Hackensack
201.489.9100
rosamexicano.com

3 Bahama Breeze

1600 Bergen Town Center
Paramus
201.368.5860
bahamabreeze.com

3 La Fortaleza

361 Midland Ave.
Garfield
973.928.4470
lafortalezamexrestaurant.com

3 Jalapeños Mexican Grille

930 Prospect St.
Glen Rock
201.445.5566
jalapenosmexgrill.com

Martinis

1. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
10 Sterling Blvd.
Englewood
201.431.9404
2101 Promenade Blvd.
Fair Lawn
201.796.2625
984 Route 17 North
Ramsey
201.818.2625
acfp.com

2 The Capital Grille

1 Garden State Plaza
Paramus
201.845.7040
thecapitalgrille.com

2 Martini Grill

187 Hackensack St.
Wood-Ridge
201.939.2000
martini-grill.com

3 Fire & Oak

100 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale
201.307.1100
fireandoak.com

Movie Theater

1. AMC Theatre
400 Garden State Plaza Blvd.
Paramus
201.291.8524
75 Challenger Rd.
Ridgefield Park
201.440.2242
amctheatres.com

2 Westwood Cinema

182 Center Ave.
Westwood
201.664.3200
westwoodmoviehouse.com

3 Hawthorne Movie Theatre*

300 Lafayette Ave.
Hawthorne
973.427.2524
hawthornetheatres.com

Nature Center

1. Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Ave.
Englewood
201.567.1265
flatrockbrook.org

1 Tenafly Nature Center

313 Hudson Ave.
Tenafly
201.568.6093
tenaflynaturecenter.org

2 J. A. McFaul Environmental Center

150 Crescent Ave.
Wyckoff
201.891.5571
co.bergen.nj.us

3 Closter Nature Center

154 Ruckman Rd.
Closter
201.750.2778
closternaturecenter.org

3 Thielke Arboretum

460 Doremus Rd.
Glen Rock
201.447.0452
glenrockarboretum.org

Neighborhood Bar

1. The Cornerstone
84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

2 Lou’s Tavern

74 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.2103

3 Tommy Fox’s public house

32 S. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield
201.384.0900
tommyfoxs.com

3 The Peddler

44 E. Madison Ave.
Cresskill
201.894.0718

Public Golf Course

1. River Vale Country Club
660 Rivervale Rd.
River Vale
201.391.2300
rivervalecc.com

2 Paramus Golf Course

314 Paramus Rd.
Paramus
201.447.6079
paramusgolfcourse.com

3 Darlington Golf Course

277 Campgaw Rd.
Mahwah
201.327.8778
golfbergencounty.com

3 Orchard Hills Golf Course

404 Paramus Rd.
Paramus
201.447.3782
golfbergencounty.com

Sports Bar

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
1315 Route 17 South
Ramsey
201.962.9099
biggiesclambar.com

2 The Cornerstone

84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

3 Boom Burger

180 Route 17 South
Mahwah
201 529.1806
theboomburger.com

3 Miller’s Ale House

270 Route 4 East
Paramus
201.342.4800
millersalehouse.com

3 section 201

704 River Rd.
New Milford
201.262.5600
section201.com

Summer Camp

1. Spring Lake Day Camp*
234 Conklintown Rd.
Ringwood
973.831.9000
springlakedaycamp.com

2 Sukha Arts Center

76 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Harrington Park
201.768.2455
sukhaarts.com

Walking/Running Path

1. Saddle River County Park
Dunkerhook Rd.
Paramus
201.444.1117
co.bergen.nj.us

2 Palisade Interstate Park

1. Alpine Approach Rd.
Alpine
201.768.1360
njpalisades.org

3 Van Saun Park

216 Forest Ave.
Paramus
201.336.7275
co.bergen.nj.us

Wine List

1. Andiamo
23 Hardenburgh Ave.
Haworth
201.384.1551
andiamorestaurant.net

2 Axia Taverna

18 Piermont Rd.
Tenafly
201.569.5999
axiataverna.com

2 Esty Street

86 Spring Valley Rd.
Park Ridge
201.307.1515
estystreet.com

2 Varka

30 N. Spruce St.
Ramsey
201.995.9333
varkarestaurant.com

3 Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and

tavern
1. E. Franklin Tpke.
Ho-Ho-Kus
201.445.4115
hohokusinn.com

3 La Cambusa

517 River Dr.
Garfield
973.272.8739
cambusanj.com

3 Sofia

36 Engle St.
Englewood
201.541.8530
sofiaenglewood.com

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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The Bergen County Historical Society will be sponsoring a day of living history and scholarly presentations to celebrate the 242nd Anniversary of the British Invasion and American Retreat at...

Cost: $12 adults, $7 students, BCHS members free

Where:
Historic New Bridge Landing
1201 Main Street
River Edge, NJ  07661
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Sponsor: Bergen County Historical Society
Telephone: 201-343-9492
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Robed in magnificent costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Loseling monks perform the multi phonic chanting temple music and dance for world healing. 

Cost: Admission: $15

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Life may take you across the country or the globe, but you never forget your home. Join Si-Yo Music Society Foundation and Leonia United Methodist Church for this free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Leonia United Methodist Church
396 Broad Avenue
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Si-Yo Music Society Foundation / Leonia United Methodist Church
Telephone: 347-305-0060
Contact Name: Si-Yo Music Society Foundation
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Based on testimony of Newtown, Connecticut community members, Ulloa's play explores gun violence and a small town shaken by horrific event.  November 13-18 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm Saturday...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Hunziker Black Box Theater
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Premiere of Ringing Changes: 50 Years of the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, a documentary by Payton MacDonald.   Monday, November 19 @ 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Hobart Hall, Room 140A
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Solo exhibition of new work: November 5, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00-8:00 pm At Art Lines Gallery 121 Railroad Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601...

Cost: Free

Where:
Art Lines Gallery
121 Railroad Ave
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
Website »

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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
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Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
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Every year, hundreds of artisans and crafters from around the country offer unique holiday decorations and unusual gifts items for sale. Many of these are one of a kind and cannot be found...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Hermitage Museum
335 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ  07423
View map »


Sponsor: The Hermitage Museum
Telephone: 201-445-8311
Contact Name: Leslie Naghshineh
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