• The Best Hoboken + Jersey City Happy Hours of the Week {July 3, 2017 Edition}

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    It’s the first week of July and the happy hours will not disappoint that need for refreshing summer cocktails. With the 4th of July smack in the middle of the week {wishful thinking} celebrate your week with fireworks and independence, but also with some of Hudson County’s finest drink specials. {Speaking of the holiday, if you’re looking for Independence Day plans, we’ve listed out the area’s best 4th of July festivities + firework displays.}

    Monday – July 3rd

    Half-Off at Mikie Squared {Hoboken}

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    Start your week off with dinner at Mikie’s Squared. We’re talking half-off your dinner and drinks all night which include entrees like steak + burgers, and drinks like sangria – and the list goes on. They also offer a full lunch and breakfast menu if you’re looking for something to eat earlier in the day.

    PS: Pet owners — stop by House of Que to meet SNIFF Dog Walkers with your pup and pick up some dog-friendly swag while you’re at it.

    Margs at O’Hara’s {Jersey City}

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    Satisfy your margarita craving at O’Hara’s Downtown with six different flavored margaritas plus 20% off selected bites. Sounds like a happy Margarita Monday to us!

    Tuesday – July 4th

    Summer Cocktails at Zack’s {Hoboken}

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    Head over to Zack’s Oak Bar + Restaurant on Tuesday to try out their brand new summer cocktails menu. We’re obsessed with all the delicious + refreshing drinks Hudson County offers in the summer and Zack’s has a bunch you should try out, fo sho.

    Half-Off Sushi at the Wine + Whiskey Bar at Grove Square {Jersey City}

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    Don’t miss out on happy hour at the Wine + Whiskey Bar from 4PM – 8PM this July 4th. They offer $4 craft beers, $6 specialty drinks, and 1/2-off selected apps and sushi. It’s the perfect dinner special for a sweet summer night.

    Read more: 4th of July Activities and Fireworks Happening

    Wednesday – July 5th

    Prix Fixe at Court Street {Hoboken}

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    From 4PM – 6PM at Court Street you can enjoy their Prix Fixe menu – a three course meal that comes with an appetizer, entree, and dessert for $21.95. This special offers an array of options like zucchini bruschetta app, salmon filet entree, and homemade cheesecake for dessert.

    $2 Beer at Barcade {Jersey City}

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    Celebrate Hump Day and a return to work with Barcade on Wednesday. Stop in from 12PM – 7PM to snag $2 off any draft beer. They also have a $10 lunch special until 3PM. Arcade games + drink/food specials sound like a great way to release some mid-week tension.

    Thursday – July 6th

    Signature Cocktails at The Shep {Hoboken}

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    Get $2 off all signature cocktails and $6 well drinks after 7 PM at The Shepherd + the Knucklehead. Their mixologists create new drinks like the Bourbon + Basil with Ginger Spiced Whiskey {pictured above}. Stop in and see what cocktail they’ve conjured up this Thursday.

    Comedy Open Mic at Porta {Jersey City}

    Laugh through the end of the week with comedy and drink specials on Thursday with Porta‘s comedy open mic night from 8PM – 10PM. If you’re interested in bringing the humor – comedians with any level experience are welcome to perform for $5 for five minutes. They’ll be choosing performers based off of a random lottery.

    Read More: Places to Get a {Quality} Glass of Wine in JC

    Friday – July 7th

    $1 Green Tea Shots at 1 Republik {Hoboken}

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    TGIF! Cheers to 1 Republik‘s happy hour specials from 4PM – 7PM with $3 Bud/Bud Lites, $4 Yungling, $4 house wines, $4 well drinks, and $1 Miller Lites or green tea shots from 4PM – 5PM. You should also definitely try one of their new signature summer cocktails – Gin Punch, Peachy Mule, and Southern Prescription Julep pictured above.

    Specials at VB3 {Jersey City}

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    Get ready to have a great Friday night with Villa Borghese III‘s happy hour specials, featuring 1/2-off appetizers like wings, mussels, and calamari. For drinks, they have $3 bottled beer, $3 drafts, $4 wines, $5 cocktails + lady’s martinis, and $3 shots.

    Read More: Restaurants That Are Perfect for Date Night

    Saturday – July 8th

    Bloody Mary Bar at Bin 14 {Hoboken}

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    There’s no way to do your weekend right if it doesn’t include brunch. For those Bloody Mary fans, Bin 14‘s Bloody Bar has great choices all made with their house-made Bloody Mary mix. From a traditional Bloody Mary {$6} to their Bacon Bloody with bacon bourbon {$8}, you’ll definitely want to order one of these. If Bloody’s aren’t quite your thing, don’t worry — they also have mimosas {$7} and amazing breakfast cocktails {$10} like their Breakfast Martini.

    Beach Party at the Hoboken Motorcycle Club {Jersey City}

    On Saturday, the Hoboken Motorcycle Club is hosting their Summer Beach Party at the club in Jersey City. Support the HMC and enjoy a live band, DJ, and vendors with free food and beer {while supplies last}. 50 Hoboken Avenue, Jersey City is the address — confusing, isn’t it?

    Sunday – July 9th

    City Bistro {Hoboken}

    Sunday at City Bistro is a must – especially since their rooftop is open for summer. Stop by in the AM for a $4 mimosa or Bloody Mary until 4 PM. Starting at 5PM, they have half off bottles of wine.

    $10 Wings at Corkscrew Bar {Jersey City}

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    Chicken wings for brunch? Why not! Corkscrew Bar in JC has quite the fun brunch menu. Get a dozen chicken wings from $10 or half dozen for $6 with any sauce of your choice. Snag a bunch of other brunch menu items for $10 including eggs benny, a brunch burger, tacos, veggie frittata, brunch cubano, or Belgian waffles for $8.

    No matter how you spend your time, we hope you make all your hours happy ones! Be sure to tag us in your fun on Instagram @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. Enjoy the week of festivities 🙂


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    Mostly from Marco Island, FL, Danielle moved to NJ to pursue her Bachelor’s in Communication & Media Arts at Montclair State University. Despite her geographical location, she always had a soul connection to Hoboken and the surrounding area, spending nearly every summer meandering through the sweet streets of the Mile Square while visiting her family. Besides writing, she's a lover of cozy cafés, good lyrics, inspiring speeches, mountainous retreats, and sunsets on the skyline. She enjoys capturing the moment and has a passion for travel and discovery. You can often find her exploring the city or venturing to one of her favorite East Coast spots.


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