Nightlife in West Orange

Admission for One or Two to the Charity Dating Event Presented by Fidelity Dating on November 1 (50% Off)

Fidelity Dating

Oak Ale House

$20 $10

Singles socialize, eat free food, and drink from the cash bar at this dating event that supports 401(c)3 charity Survivinginfidelity.com

Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four on Weekday or Weekend at Maplewood Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

$34 $17

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Groups of two of four enter under an old-fashioned marquee to watch first-run movies as they nosh on popcorn

One, Five, or Ten Movie, Popcorn, and Soda Packages for Two at Lincoln Cinemas (Up to 57% Off)

Lincoln Cinemas

Arlington

$16 $8

Five-screen movie house shows popular flicks, including new releases and 3-D films

Wine Aerating and Tasting For 2, 4, or 6 at Balic of Clinton (Up to 52% Off)

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

$58 $30

Sip samples of white and red wines while enhancing the taste with the art of wine aerating

Bar Fare with Pitcher of Domestic Beer at Pub 46 (Up to 55% Off)

Pub 46

Clifton

$32 $15

Classic bar food, such as potato skins and buffalo wings, served until midnight daily amid 30+ HDTVs showing the latest sports

Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts with The Swon Brothers on Friday, October 10, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Rewind Tour 2014: Rascal Flatts With The Swon Brothers

Prudential Center

$91.85 $55

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Country megastars Rascal Flatts and The Swon Brothers of The Voice fame bring their hits to the stage

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" at NJPAC on November 1 or 2 (Up to 49% Off)

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody"

NJPAC

$55.40 $28

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Live-action musical parody of the bestselling adult novel about a naive college graduate and a darkly alluring billionaire

$5 for $9 Worth of Cocktails — Barú Lounge

Barú Lounge

North Ironbound

$9 $5

Barú Lounge's delicious recipe for a Red Devil: vodka, peach schnapps, Southern Comfort peach liqueur, sloe gin, triple sec, orange juice

Old World vs. New World Wine Class for One or Two at The Wine List of Summit (Up to 54% Off)

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

$70 $35

A professional sommelier contrasts Old World and New World wines while leading students through a tasting

$149 for a Winemaking Class for One at Make Wine With Us ($300 Value)

Make Wine With Us

Wallington

$300 $149

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American Wine Society–certified judges help participants crush, press, rack, and bottle their own wines during three hands-on sessions

Arthouse Film Festival at AMC Loews Mountainside on September 29–October 27 at 7:15 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Arthouse Film Festival

AMC Loews Mountainside

$139 $69

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Watch movies from Sundance, Toronto and Cannes before their public release; filmmakers and actors join the group to provide Q&A discussions

Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 54% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's

Springfield

$48.95 $25

Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

One, Five, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for a Movie Ticket and Popcorn at Hudson Mall Cinemas (57% Off)

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

Movie theater hosting first-run comedies, dramas, and blockbusters as well as Bollywood films

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Movie Outing with Popcorn and Drinks for Two or Four, or VIP Party Package at Movie World Cinemas (Up to 43% Off)

Movie World Cinemas

Douglaston Little Neck

$38 $23

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First-run blockbusters screen as patrons enjoy popcorn at family-owned theater; party package with private screening and concessions

Movie Outing for Two or Four with Popcorn at Hawthorne Theater (Up to 47% Off)

Hawthorne Theater

Hawthorne

$32 $17

Newly renovated theater in business 85+ years shows first-run movies

One, Two, or Three Speed Dating Events at Let's Date Quickly (Up to 63% Off)

Let's Date Quickly

Online Deal

$35 $17

Singles meet up in casual bars for structured rounds of speed dating

One or Two Speed-Dating Events from NY Minute Dating (Up to 54% Off)

NY Minute Dating

On Location

$35 $18

Like-minded singles in their 20s through 40s mingle for five minutes each at venues across New York City

Speed-Dating Event for One from WeekendDating.com (Half Off). Two Locations Available.

WeekendDating.com

On Location

$40 $20

Singles get the chance to go on up to 15 mini dates during fun speed-dating events around New York City

Bachelorette Party Package at "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" Through September 28 (Up to 35% Off)

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

$101.95 $66.50

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Romantic comedy with benefits dishes advice for straight women and is hailed as "uproariously funny" and "saucy!"

"iLuminate: Artist of Light" at New World Stages on September 3–29 (Up to 42% Off)

"iLuminate: Artist of Light"

New World Stages / Stage 4

$76.99 $45

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Dancers in black cloth and LED lights defy gravity in a show about an artist who brings creatures to life with a magic paintbrush

Cooper & Cooper Real Estate: Selling A Home In NYC: What Every Seller Needs To Know on October 22 (Up to 60% Off)

Cooper & Cooper Real Estate presents "Selling A Home In NYC: What Every Seller Needs To Know"

Intercontinental Hotel

$50 $20

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Two experienced financial and real estate experts help potential sellers learn about making a profit off property in New York City

Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through December 31 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

Clinton

$35 $19

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Broadway and cabaret luminaries, including Tony-winning tap dancer Savion Glover, take the stage for solo performances and musical revues

"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Starring the Rockettes (Up to 44% Off). Showtimes Available, Nov. 7–Dec. 12

Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

$80.95 $45

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World-famous high-kicking dance troupe premieres a new set piece amid timeless holiday showstoppers

"Rock of Ages" at Helen Hayes Theatre (Up to 38% Off). Choose from 30 Options, September 23–October 7.

"Rock Of Ages"

Helen Hayes Theatre

$78.50 $49

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Broadway jukebox musical repurposes the hair-metal hits of Twisted Sister, Journey, and Whitesnake into a light-hearted snobs vs. slobs tale

"Stomp" at Orpheum Theater on September 21-October 5 (Up to 48% Off)

"Stomp"

Orpheum Theatre

$86.95 $45

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Rotating cast of witty percussionists pound out beats on household instruments during an award-winning international show

"Drunk Shakespeare" at Quinn's Bar on August 14–September 26 (Up to 41% Off)

"Drunk Shakespeare"

Quinn's Bar

$37 $22

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One actor gets hammered while the rest stay mostly sober through whirlwind renditions of Shakespeare's plays

Unlock the Psychology of Dating with a Pair of Experts

Psychology of Dating Seminar

Upper West Side

$40 $40

Dating expert Nancy Slotnick and psychotherapist Dan Aferiat explain the science behind dating over drinks in a chic boutique

"This is Our Youth" Starring Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin, September 29-October 31 (Up to 33% Off)

"This is Our Youth"

Cort Theatre

$133.50 $89

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Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson star as young adults navigating their uncertain futures in Reagan-era New York

"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" (Up to 54% Off). Showtimes Available, September 24-November 2.

50 Shades! The Musical

The Elektra Theatre

$85 $49

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Parody of the bestselling "Fifty Shades of Grey" see original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

Magic Show for Two at Broadway Comedy Club (Up to 54% Off). Five Saturday Showtimes Available, September 20–November 22

Allen Batista Travel: Magic Show

Broadway Comedy Club

$63 $29

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The magic show may include mind-reading tricks inside a lauded comedy club

"How 2 B A New Yorker" with Full Italian Dinner on September 26–January 3 (Up to 31% Off)

"How 2 B A New Yorker"

The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square

$62.50 $43

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Comedic actors Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle take on more than 70 characters as they weave tales of NYC past and present

$29 for a Dinner with Two Entrees and One Bottle of Wine at 1742 Wine Bar ($80.90 Value)

1742 Wine Bar

Upper East Side

$80.90 $29

Start meals off with a chosen bottle of wine, paired with entrees such as potato gnocchi in a vodka sauce of pizza with taco-themed toppings

"Dead Sexy Burlesque" Admission and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Times Scare NYC (Up to 55% Off)

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Clinton

$40 $20

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Neo-burlesque performers put on titillating performances themed around monsters, zombies, and death

Cocktails and Small Plates for Two or Four at Jbird (Up to 63% Off)

Jbird

Upper East Side

$88 $35

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Artisanal cocktails that update traditional old-fashioneds, juleps, fizzes, and sours find a culinary match in upscale small plates

Karaoke Room Rental for 4, 6, 8, 10, or 20 with Asian Cuisine at 5 Bar Karaoke Lounge (Up to 53% Off).

5 Bar Karaoke

Koreatown

$80 $45

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For two hours, groups of up to 20 can showcase their personal takes on the latest tunes in black-lit private karaoke rooms

One or Two Pitchers of Beer and Orders of Chips and Salsa at Pioneers Bar (Up to 53% Off)

Pioneers Bar

Chelsea

$31 $15

Cheery bar welcomes guests with inviting wooden interior and plush leather seating, plying visitors with craft beer and hot sandwiches

Show and Drinks for Two, or Show Only for Two, Three, or Four at Tribeca Comedy Lounge (Up to 94% Off)

Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Tribeca

$50 $4

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Comedy club directs spotlight toward renowned comics who have appeared on Letterman and Comedy Central during schedule of sidesplitting acts

$16 for Two to See an Eight Is Never Enough Improv Show on Saturday at 3 p.m. or 8 p.m. ($40 Value)

Eight is NEVER Enough Improv

West New York

$40 $16

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Improv comedy by a troupe that's been around since 2003

$149 for an All-Day Music-and-Wine Tour for Two from Hampton Luxury Liner ($350 Value)

Hampton Luxury Liner

Multiple Locations

$350 $149

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Travel to three Long Island wineries for tastings and live jazz, rock, or blues aboard motorcoaches with reclining leather seats and WiFi

$22 for $40 Worth of Speed Dating — TMF DATE CORP

Tmf Date Corp

Greenwich Village

$40 $22

Speed dating is a fun, interactive way to meet up to 20 singles in one evening.

Brazilian Dinner and Dancing for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 65% Off)

S.O.B.'s ( Sounds of Brazil )

SoHo

$170 $65

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

Korean Food and Cocktails for Two or Four at Boss Bar & Kitchen (Up to 50% Off)

Boss Bar & Kitchen

Midtown

$20 $11

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Korean large and small plates, including kimchi pancakes and pork-belly buns, plus a few bar-food classics pair with cocktails and soju

Date-Night Package for Two or Four at DTUT (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

DTUT

New York

$32 $16

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Pairs dine on s'mores platters and sip wine for a romantic date night

Peter Gros from "Wild Kingdom" at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 5 (Up to 48% Off)

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Mayo Performing Arts Center

$28 $15

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Peter Gros of "Wild Kingdom" introduces audiences to exotic animals and speaks about conservation

Buena Vista Social Club Tribute on October 5 or October 10 at Drom (Up to 58% Off)

Direct From Cuba Entertainment

Drom

$69 $29

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Roasted chicken with rice and beans accompanies the rhythms of the Elio Villafranca Quintet or the Pepito Gomez Sextet

Taikoza at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space on October 5 at 7 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Taikoza at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center

Multiple Locations

$45.75 $25

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Costumed Japanese ensemble rouses audience with thunderous drums, whimsical flutes, and dynamic dance

Hike the Hudson River Valley and Sample Wines at Two Local Vineyards. Transportation Included.

Hudson Valley Hike and Wine Tastings at Two Vineyards

Chelsea

$99 $99

All-inclusive trip takes you on a guided hike through 4–5 mi. of scenic highlands before you head to vineyards on the Shawangunk Wine Trail

"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center on Friday–Wednesday Through November 23 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

$83.25 $37

The world's longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater (Up to 56% Off)

"Perfect Crime"

Theater District - Times Square

$68.25 $30

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The city’s longest-running play details the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of a wealthy Connecticut man

"Bad With Money" at The Duplex on September 4–November 6 (Up to 47% Off)

Bad With Money

The Duplex

$54.27 $29

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Actor and playwright Ben Rimalower details his addiction to spending in this disarming, darkly humorous, and graphic one-man play

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos for Two at Brick NYC Through November 29 (Up to 53% Off)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos

Brick NYC

$46.50 $22

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Duo of bantering pianists leads a night-long, all-request party of rock sing-alongs and onstage games

Champagne Tasting at The Night of Champagne on Wednesday, November 12 (50% Off). Four Options Available.

The Night of Champagne

New York

$160 $80

Guests sip several types of champagne and snack on hors d'oeuvres; VIP guests can try high-end champagnes such as Dom Perignon and Cristal

Comedy Show with Drinks and Tickets to a Future Show for Two or Four at Stand Up NY (Up to 78% Off)

Stand Up NY

Upper West Side

$112 $26

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Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

Standup with Popcorn for Two or Four at EastVille Comedy Club (Up to 77% Off)

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

$44 $10

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A club that has hosted Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman fills a schedule with sets by D.C. Benny, Ted Alexandro, and Todd Barry

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre on September 1–January 4 (Up to 60% Off).

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta

Daryl Roth Theatre

$99 $40

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Aerial acrobatic dancers dazzle audiences as they run through walls, dance through thin air, and even swim through a pool of suspended water

Two or Four Draft Beers and Specialty Burgers at Wicked Willy's (Up to 53% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

Jazz Performance Wednesday–Saturday at 10 p.m. for Two or Four at Jazz at Kitano (50% Off)

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

$30 $15

Jazz night at a club named one of the best in the city by NYC Jazz Record

Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll & Hyde Pub (Up to 53% Off)

Jekyll & Hyde Pub

West Village

$100.85 $50

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Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

Champagne Flights and Appetizers for Two, or Bottle with Apps and Desserts at The Bubble Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

The Bubble Lounge

Tribeca

$120 $60

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Elegant champagne lounge uncorks more than 300 champagnes and sparkling wines, served with shareable hors d'oeuvres

Up to 50% Off Stand-up Show — Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

$20 $10

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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

European Tapas and Wine for Two at Wine Bar (50% Off)

Wine Bar

Bowery

$40 $20

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100+ different bottles of wine line the walls of the intimate, Zagat-rated café serving French, Spanish, and Italian tapas

$29 for a Cabaret Outing for Two with Four Drinks at Duplex Piano Bar Cabaret ($86 Value)

The Duplex

West Village

$86 $29

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Cabaret stages shows of all styles as talented bar staff sling suds & mix cocktails while belting out popular songs to live piano notes

Pub Food and Drinks at Lucky Dublin (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Lucky Dublin

Carteret

$30 $15

Shepherd's pie, stout beer cheddar soup, burgers, and other Irish and American entrees

Admission for Two to Every 2014 Show at Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 90% Off)

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$500 $50

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Queens club stocks each show with three to six standups from TV, film, and the local comedy scene

Bleep! Standup Show for One, Two, or Four at 8 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Ashley Strand presents Bleep!

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$15 $7

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

Appetizers, Beer, and Pool for Two or Four at Break Bar & Billiards (Half Off)

Break Bar & Billiards

Astoria

$40 $20

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Sports bar features 18 beers on top, a full-service kitchen, 15 true HD big-screen TVs, and games such as billiards and table tennis

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The rich scent of real hickory, apple, cherry, and oak wood drifts from low smoldering fires, infusing the racks of meat above with flavor in a Southern Pride smoker. Drawing inspiration from all over the south, SuzyQue?s BBQ & Bar?s cooks apply spicy dry rubs to every ounce of meat before slow-smoking them, then diners can either enjoy it au-natural or slather plates with one of their signature sauces. Their sauces are inspired by recipes from Texas, North Carolina, and St. Louis and built upon a Vinegar, Tomato, or Molasses base. They also whip up an Orange Habanero sauce full of peppery spice.

The resulting mountains of melt-off-the-bone ribs, smoked wings, sausage, and brisket come to table alongside fine dining entrees, including rib-eye steak, fried chicken, and grilled salmon. Eight on-tap and 18 bottled beers lodge at the full bar, along with glasses of craft cocktails and wine, preparing palates for dessert and punctuating the sound of live bands, comedians, and poker games.

34 S Valley Rd
West Orange,
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For Sam Mickail, food is autobiographical. Born in Cairo, the first spices he smelled were hearty Mediterranean blends. He then spent most of his childhood in France surrounded by the cooking of world-class chefs, eventually leaving for Switzerland to turn his love of food into a bona fide culinary craft. Now, in America, he channels all of these influences and global experiences into cooking, lending his talents to numerous restaurants and further exploring all the cooking styles that inspired him throughout his life. This surfaces most clearly in Sam Mickail’s CUT Steak House, where he’s free to put international twists on the time-honored tradition of cooking delicious steaks.

Sam coats his filet mignons and porterhouses in delicious béarnaise, au poivre, or perigourdine sauces, according to his customers’ wishes. He also serves fresh oysters at his raw bar, slathers lobster tails in butter, and batters escargot with a champagne crust, a creation he calls drunken snails for their complete inability to slither in a straight line.

466 Prospect Ave.
West Orange,
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At fully stocked facilities, Mix 'em Up Bartending School's TIPS-certified instructors ready students for a career mixing drinks in a nightclub setting. Real taps, sinks, and machinery offer each pupil hands-on training, all overseen by potable professionals boasting the experience and chiseled biceps acquired during a minimum of seven years manning the taps. Music and disco lights foster a true-to-life atmosphere aimed at granting graduates the confidence needed to work in real bar conditions. Showing a commitment to helping all types of students succeed, Mix 'em Up pours out its curriculum in both full- and part-time classes and encourages graduates to take advantage of lifetime access to job-placement databases.

340 Bloomfield Ave.
Verona,
NJ
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An island of wooden shelves buds from the dining room's floor, displaying draft-beer taps, glinting rocks glasses, and flat-screen TVs alive with sports. Nearby, plates of grilled paninis, buffalo wings in 15 flavors, and fish ‘n' chips clatter onto a polished bar and lacquered tables, drawing nervous glances from collectors of mint-condition napkins. Clevelands Tap Room's newly revised menu includes time-tested pub fare with a few adventurous accents in the form of pickled ginger and wasabi mayo on ahi-tuna burgers and grilled pineapple on pizzas with homemade sauces. If patrons find themselves in the bar on the right night, they can enjoy NFL Sundays, team trivia, or bean-bag-toss tournaments.

555 Passaic Ave
West Caldwell,
NJ
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Since its post-Prohibition opening in 1933, the Cloverleaf Tavern has been owned and operated by the same family, serving a hearty menu of casual American and international eats. Begin a meal with the counter-intuitively best-selling hot, bubbling crab dip, a mouth-watering concoction of fresh crab meat baked in a gooey white-wine-cheese blend and served with toasted baguettes ($9.99). Pub classics abound, such as the charbroiled burgers ($7.49+) and irish cottage beef pie, with brown gravy and hearty vegetables bubbling under the mashed-potato crust ($12.99). Cloverleaf Tavern, which was the first saloon in Caldwell to secure a liquor license after Prohibition, also proffers a full bar and vast beer selection of 25 beers on tap, plus more than 50 bottled brews, which makes it an ideal place to stop for a post- or prework celebration.

395 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell,
NJ
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It didn't take long for Trumpets Jazz Club to build its reputation. In its early days?the club opened in 1988?they were already booking shows with greats such as Wynton Marsalis and Dave Valentin. Since taking over the club in 1999, musician Enrico Granafei has looked to uphold that standard, filling the calendar with everything from nationally touring acts such as the Jackie Allen Quintet to tribute shows. It's easy to grab both a show and dinner here, with a dining menu of elegant entrees such as grilled salmon and filet mignon. There's Sunday brunch too, which includes a mimosa and no extra charge for performances or for performing your own air trumpet.

6 Depot Sq
Montclair,
NJ
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