Foursquare ranks Barcade in Jersey City the most popular NJ bar of 2016


These were the most popular bars in New Jersey in 2016.

Do you ever feel like when you walk into a bar in New Jersey it’s packed? Well, social app FourSquare just released data revealing just which bars were the most popular in the Garden State in 2016. So, who topped the list?

Barcade in Jersey City took the No. 1 spot. They are known for its retro arcade and craft beer, making it a go-to for many young professionals. Not surprisingly, that’s not the only Jersey City bar to make the list. Biergarten Zeppelin Hall came in the top three spot, and waterfront joint Surf City was No. 11.

Great looking tap selection and #tworoads neon @barcade #jerseycity – plus #simpsonsarcadegame

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Another popular Hudson County city also ruled the list: Hoboken. Texas Arizona in the popular city claimed second place, Pier 13 took the No. 4 spot, Republik on Washington street was No. 7, and Cork City Pub was No. 15.

Question: How do you party on a Tuesday? Answer: At TA with your crew and an ice cold beer!!!

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In addition, some Jersey Shore bars ranked in the list with Festhalle and Biergarten in Asbury Park coming in at No. 6, Bar Anticipation in Lake Como at No. 8, Martell’s Tikki Bar in Point Pleasant at No. 10, Baker’s Water Street Bar & Grille in Toms River at No. 12, and D’Jais Oceanview Bar & Café in Belmar at No. 13.

56 and foggy. @blackflamingosnj perfect sound track. Come on out 🙂

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To come up with the list, the app company used a rating based on user activity, such as likes and dislikes, tip sentiment and more.

Seems like we know where the New Year’s parties will be happening!