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Bar Anticipation

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American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Table Service

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This review is based solely on coming during the day with the local crowd. At night this place is clearly a rowdy young crowd but during the day all year long the locals hang out for their great lunch deals and the bar is welcoming...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Licia M
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

The deal was great if you want to go for a quality, delicious burger with a wide variety to choose from. Our waitress was super nice and friendly. As a former server, and restaurant manager, the only minus was the tip recommendation percentage on the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jeanhigh
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Pick out a table and someone will talk to you....a large bar with many facets especially in the warmer weather....Music or sports everywhere....lots of people and reasonably priced drinks of all kinds....Good sized parking lot and a good burger....Food is good but not their specialty......More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

There's no secret to Bar A's summer fun for crowds of all ages and I mean all ages. Outdoors is amazing with 1/2 dozen bars, music sand waterfalls, weekend sporting events. The food is above average pub fare. Wait staff hussles, but can get bogged...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chris p
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This place has repeatedly been a wonderful time for both my local friends as well as friends from out of town. I really think that lunchtime is the best. You can go there and get a nice high top that one of the numerous bars...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank matthewgO9368CE
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The host did not let me in because I was out of state. This is insane. I thought we live in one country. Apparently NJ is another world. Shame on you.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M4431IJvaleriab
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

DO NOT GO HERE FOR YOUR SAFETY! I decided to give this place a chance because my friends said it has gotten better. Huge mistake. The bouncers were extremely rude and aggressive! A former bartender told me that they don't have cameras outside because the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Z8924LQmelissam
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Always a good place for food andf drink. Especially supportive of the local community. Bar-A host many charitable events.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

There are so many more fun, kind, honest bars in Belmar for you to visit before having to deal with Bar A' s secuirty, dress code, and ID policy. They make it a very stressful and embarrassing process to try and get in. Avoid, avoid,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
4  Thank bell91911
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Don't expect to have a nice relaxing drink by the beach during Tuesdays at Bar A. Their beat the clock special starts at 8pm and beers are only .50 cents and go up every hour. If you aren't there before 8 you have to pay...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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