It’s no secret that we’re slightly obsessed with finding awesome Jersey Shore happy hour destinations. Who wouldn’t want to finish the day with a few drink specials? Well now we’ve scoped out some happy hours in Monmouth and Ocean Counties with awesome Jersey Shore happy hour food selections. These menus aren’t just discounted; they’re delicious too! Hit up any of these Jersey Shore Happy Hour spots to quench that afternoon thirst and chow down on a snack or two!
Jersey Shore Happy Hour Food Spots in Monmouth & Ocean Counties
Stop by Beach Tavern for Happy Hour Monday through Friday from noon to 7pm. Enjoy half priced drafts, $2 off house wines and $2 off specialty cocktails. The highlight for us foodies, though, is definitely the $1 oysters, plus take $2 off tavern menu items. 33 West Street, Monmouth Beach (732) 870-8999 http://beachtavern.net
At McDonagh’s, you can enjoy whatever your heart desires for happy hour! Get $1 off everything at the bar! Plus, $2 off Kane Head High & Carton Boat Beer, $5 Sangria, and $5 food specials on wings, fried pickles, pub pretzel sticks, and pizza! 2 West Front Street, Keyport (732) 264-0999
Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant
The welcoming, open atmosphere at Rooney’s right on the beach is always what pulls us in, but their incredible Jersey Shore happy hour food constantly impresses us even more than the view! During happy hour, Monday-Friday from 3-6pm and Sundays from 1-7pm, enjoy raw bar selections like $0.75 clams and $1.25 Chesapeake Oysters, $7 appetizers including a 1/2 lb. of peel & eat shrimp, baked artichoke and more, or an $8 burger or chicken parm sandwich. We never leave Rooney’s hungry! 100 Ocean Ave, Long Branch (732) 870-1200
Oyster Point Hotel
The Pearl Lounge at the Oyster Point Hotel is known for being a contemporary place to hang out, and with happy hour appetizers like buffalo chicken dumplings, fried portabello slices, and parmesan-crusted lamb chops, all for $8 and under, you won’t have to break the bank! Not to mention, they’ve got one of the best waterfront views on the Shore. 146 Bodman Place, Red Bank (732) 747-2500
Tuscan Bistro Bar
Happy hour at the Tuscan Bistro Bar runs Monday-Friday 3pm-7pm, and all night long on Tuesday and Thursday.
In addition to their drink specials, they serve assorted Italian small plates and pizzas from $6-$10, plus, only $2.50 for a slider or cheesesteak bucket with fries! 1250 Hooper Avenue, Toms River (732) 797-2570
The Pour House
The Pour House has been an old standby for the locals for decades; you can always rely on a good meal and a few drinks there. We can never resist their $5 food list during happy hour, available every day from 4pm-7pm. Appetizers like fried ravioli, spinach artichoke dip, and Asian pot stickers are always a good choice. 640 Shrewsbury Ave, Tinton Falls (732) 842-4337 http://www.pourhouserestaurant.com
MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor
MJ’s is one of our favorite sports bars to hang out in, whether for dinner, drinks, or to watch whatever big game is going on. Happy hour Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm includes $5 glasses of house wine & call bar drinks and $6 call martinis & draft beer specials. Enjoy half-price appetizers including their addicting Hot & Spicy Shrimp, Artichoke Hearts Francaise ala Roma, and more, plus on Fridays from 4-6, enjoy a FREE hot & cold buffet! No wonder they call it the Best Happy Hour Ever! 845 Route 34, Matawan (732) 566-6220 http://www.mjsrestaurant.com/Matawan/