Best in Bergen 2020: Entertainment, Nightlife & Recreation

Planning a girls' night out or a kids' party? Here are the best entertainment, nightlife and recreation destinations in this county, as voted by you!
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BOWLING

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

2. Bowlero
22-22 Maple Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.797.5400
bowlero.com

3. Bowler City
85 Midtown Bridge St.
Hackensack
201.343.3545
nationwidebowling.com

CATERING (OFF-PREMISES)

1. Market Basket
813 Franklin Lake Rd.
Franklin Lakes
201.891.2000

300 Sicomac Ave #2
Wyckoff
201.891.1212
marketbasket.com

2. The Brownstone *
351 W. Broadway
Paterson
973.595.8582
thebrownstone.com

3. Biggie’s
430 Rte. 17 S.
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggies.com

CIGAR SHOP

1. Casa de Montecristo by JR Cigar
184 Rte. 17 N.
Paramus
201.261.7988
casademontecristo.com

2. The Tobacco Shop of Ridgewood
10 Chestnut St.
Ridgewood
201.447.2204
tobaccoshop.com

3. Cigar World
735 Rte. 17 S.
Ramsey
201.934.1142
njcigarworld.com

CRAFT COCKTAILS

1. The Capital Grille
1 Garden State Plaza
Paramus
201.845.7040
thecapitalgrille.com

2. Bibi’z Restaurant & Lounge
284 Center Ave.
Westwood
201.722.8600
bibizlounge.com

3. Lou’s Tavern
74 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.2103

DANCE LESSONS

1. Sukha Arts Center
20 Elm St.
Harrington Park
201.768.2455
sukhaarts.com

2. Dance With Me
2029 Lemoine Ave.
Fort Lee
201.941.7797

197 Rock Rd.
Glen Rock
201.447.4200
dancewithmeusa.com

3. Northern Valley Dance Academy
75 Oak St.
Norwood
201.784.6400
nvdanceacademy.com

GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT

1. Fire & Oak
100 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale
201.307.1100
fireandoak.com

2. Blue Moon Mexican Cafe
23 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.541.0600

327 Franklin Ave.
Wyckoff
201.891.1331
bluemoonmexicancafe.com

3. Club Feathers
77 Kinderkamack Rd.
River Edge
201.342.6410
clubfeathers.com

HAPPY HOUR

1. Fire & Oak
100 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale
201.307.1100
fireandoak.com

2. Allendale Bar & Grill
67 W. Allendale Ave.
Allendale
201.327.3197
allendalebarandgrill.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
nynjtc.org

2. Palisades Interstate Park
Alpine
201.768.1360
njpalisades.org

3. Celery Farm
Franklin Turnpike
Allendale
201.818.4400
allendalenj.go

HORSEBACK RIDING

1. Bergen Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Rd.
Leonia
201.336.3370
bergenequestrian.com

2. Rockleigh Equestrian Center
24 Piermont Rd.
Rockleigh
201.768.9745
reqcenter.com

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

ICE SKATING

1. The Ice House
111 Midtown Bridge Approach
Hackensack
201.487.8444
icehousenj.com

2. Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink
639 Broadway
Westwood
201.664.9812
fritzdietlicerink.com

3. Ice Vault *
10 Nevins Rd.
Wayne
973.628.1500
icevault.com

* — not located in Bergen County

 

IRISH PUB

1. The Shannon Rose
1200 Rte. 17 N.
Ramsey
201.962.7602
theshannonrose.com

2. P.J. Finnegan’s
274 Fairview Ave.
Westwood
201.664.7576
pjfinnegans.com

3. Davey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
5 Park St.
Montvale
201.391.5682
daveyspub.com

KIDS’ PARTIES

1. The Gagasphere
140 Franklin Tpke.
Waldwick
201.445.2546
thegagasphere.com

2. Bounce Safari
3 North St.
Waldwick
201.857.4000
bouncesafari.com

3. The Big Playhouse
316B Kinderkamack Rd.
Westwood
201.314.6341
thebigplayhouse.com

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:

1. Bergen Performing Arts Center
30 N. Van Brunt St.
Englewood
201.227.1030
bergenpac.org

2. Bergen County Players
298 Kinderkamack Rd.
Oradell
201.261.4200
bcplayers.org

3. Berrie Center at Ramapo College
505 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Mahwah
201.684.7500
ramapo.edu/berriecenter

MARGARITAS

1. Blue Moon Mexican Café
23 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.541.0600

327 Franklin Ave.
Wyckoff
201.891.1331
bluemoonmexicancafe.com

2. Pancho’s Burritos
214 Main St.
New Milford
201.225.2554
panchosburritostogo.com

3. Rosa Mexicano
60 Riverside Square Mall
Hackensack
201.489.9100
rosamexicano.com

MOVIE THEATER

1. AMC Theatres
Multiple locations
amctheatres.com

2. Westwood Cinemas
182 Center Ave.
Westwood
201.664.3200
westwoodmoviehouse.com

3. iPic Theaters
2023 Hudson St.
Fort Lee
201.582.7100
ipic.com

NATURE CENTER

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

3. Closter Nature Center
154 Ruckman Rd.
Closter
201.750.2778
closternaturecenter.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. Biggie’s
430 Rte. 17 S.
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggies.com

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 Center
277 Campgaw Rd.
Mahwah
201.327.8778
golfbergencounty.com/darlington_course

RECEPTION HALL

1. Seasons
644 Pascack Rd.
Washington Township
201.664.6141
seasonscatering.com

2. The Venetian
546 River Dr.
Garfield
973.546.2250
venetiannj.com

3. The Rockleigh
26 Paris Ave.
Rockleigh
201.768.7171
therockleigh.net

SPORTS BAR

1. Biggie’s
430 Rte. 17 S.
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggies.com

2. Miller’s Ale House
270 Rte. 4 E.
Paramus
201.342.4800
millersalehouse.com

3. The Cornerstone
84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.co

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