Atlantic City Beach Bars & Nightlife Venues
The beach scene in Atlantic City is a must-see for visitors year-round. And that beach scene extends well into the evening hours as well with countless beach bars and beach clubs lining the AC beachfront. You can also dance the night away at some of the best clubs and gay bars in Atlantic City. The mix of top dance clubs, relaxed poolside hangouts, swanky lounges, classic sports bars, and laid-back dives make North Beach one of the best places in New Jersey to enjoy a drink or two. See some of the best Atlantic City bars and clubs below so you can plan an unforgettable vacation or weekend getaway.
5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar
5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
The fun never stops when you catch up with friends or make new ones at our favorite bar, because it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere! 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar at Resorts Casino & Hotel is tropical hideaway.
BAR | 32 – Chocolate & Cocktails
Bar | 32 – Chocolate & Cocktails at Tennessee Avenue
Located right off the boardwalk on Tennessee Avenue. Hand-crafted chocolates made in-house and tailored cocktails, the ultimate after-dinner destination.
Bar One at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
Bar One at Resorts Casino & Hotel is the perfect place to unwind with a glass of wine or turn up the action with our specialty cocktails and DJ’s every weekend. Open daily.
Boardwalk Pool & Bar
Closed for the season.
Soak in the sun, catch ocean breezes and sip on a frozen cocktail at Boardwalk Pool & Bar located at HQ2 Beachclub.
Cielo Wine Bar
Cielo Wine Bar at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
Cielo Wine Bar at Capricco in Resorts Casino & Hotel is an intimate wine bar that embraces the spirit of hospitality through great food and drink.
Distrito at Ocean Casino Resort.
Grab a street taco or some nachos from the Distrito Taco Truck in Ocean Casino Resort, choose from a variety of tequilas and cocktails from the bar, then grab a seat at one of the picnic tables and enjoy!
DraftKings Sportsbook Bar
DraftKings Sportsbook Bar at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
DraftKings Sportsbook Bar at Resorts Casino & Hotel features 5,000 square feet of action with VIP seating area with food & bottle service.
Hard Rock Beach Bar
Hard Rock Beach Bar at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Located on the warm, sandy beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Beach Bar offers an unrivaled Atlantic City experience.
Closed for the season.
Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
The familiar comforts of Hard Rock’s menu, along with the unbeatable scenery of the Boardwalk and everything beyond it, all make for the perfect place to greet—or end—another day in Atlantic City.
LandShark Bar & Grill
LandShark Bar & Grill at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
LandShark Bar & Grill is the only year-round full-service bar and restaurant on the sand side of the Boardwalk.
Lobby Bar at Hard Rock
Lobby Bar at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Sip and mingle in the heart of Hard Rock Hotel. The Lobby Bar is the resort’s social centerpiece, the perfect place to meet up and chill out with friends.
Margaritaville at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
Enjoy the nightlife at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. The restaurant features a stage for nightly live entertainment, a tiki bar and Buffett-inspired accent pieces throughout including a giant blender at the restaurant’s entrance. A seasonal exterior deck on the Boardwalk will allow guests to enjoy alfresco dining or a drink topped off with a gentle ocean breeze.
Nola’s Bar & Lounge
Located just steps from the casino floor, Nola’s Bar & Lounge will bring a true Las Vegas-style lounge to Atlantic City. The 2,800-square-foot live entertainment venue will feature brass details, rich wooden walls, and emerald accents. A glamorous, 35-foot bar will welcome guests into the lounge, flanked by main floor and elevated premium seating in view of the 210-square-foot stage and custom-built deejay booth.
Located inside Ocean Casino Resort
Experience steaks and seafood in a warm and vibrant atmosphere at Ocean Steak, formerly American Cut, in Atlantic City. Whether it’s happy hour with friends or a delicious steak dinner with a colleague, Ocean Steak is a divine choice no matter the occasion.
Ocean Steak features steakhouse staples, as well as specialties like Porterhouse for two, 30-day snow aged Japanese Wagyu and Pastrami Rub Atlantic Salmon. Other features include the property’s largest wine list, a robust scotch selection and a craft cocktail list that includes offerings like the Smoked Old Fashioned.
Rhythm & Spirits
Rhythm & Spirits is located right off the boardwalk on the beach block of Tennessee Avenue. They offer inspired Italian food, pizza and cocktails. It’s the perfect spot to bring a date or celebrate a special occasion. Dine inside or outside.
Sportsbook at Hard Rock
Catch your favorite games all season long in the sportsbook at Hard Rock Atlantic City . Place bets on major league sports while enjoying all of your drink favorites, just steps away from the casino floor.
Steel Pier Nightlife
Take a walk down the boardwalk and stop into either one of Steel Pier’s four bars.
Steel Pier Pub and The Crab House are located in the front of the pier, where you can listen to Live Music and watch the boardwalk stroll past you. The Wheel Bar is located on the wheel deck where you can grab a drink and take it on The Wheel. Work your way back to the Ocean Reef Oasis Bar where you can enjoy a drink or host a party 1000 feet over the ocean. The Ocean Reef Oasis Bar boasts 360 degree views of the Atlantic Ocean and Atlantic City Skyline.
Sugar Factory at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
“The Most Instagrammed Restaurant in the United States” is making its Hard Rock debut in Atlantic City with its floor-to-ceiling candy wall, making this hyper-sweet eatery the perfect place for families to celebrate any occasion.
Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall
Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall is located right off the boardwalk and offers an award winning gastropub menu, 40 plus craft beers on tap and many more in cans and bottles. The Beer Hall opened in November 2018 and was nationally recognized by USA Today in March 2020 as the 6th best Beer Bar in the country. They offer inside and outside dining and have an enormous family friendly Beer Yard. Live music is offered every Friday & Saturday night.
The Balcony Bar
Ocean Casino Resort welcomes the all new lush and intimate Balcony Bar, perched above The Gallery.
The mezzanine style bar and lounge features plush lounge seating, crafted cocktails, and light stadium-style bites for the ultimate VIP sportsbook experience.
The District Bars + Restaurants
The Dirstrict Bars + Restaurants at Ocean Casino Resort.
Dive into Ocean’s District Bars + Restaurants and discover a variety of high-level flavors paired with speedy service.
The Gallery Bar, Book & Games
A mix of blackjack and roulette tables will surround the perimeter of the bar, while 140 feet of LED walls will line the venue. A 17-foot open-air staircase will connect to Balcony Bar, a mezzanine bar and lounge where guests will enjoy the ultimate VIP sportsbook experience.
Through customizable lighting and a unique blend of rich textures and luxurious finishes, the 12,000-square-foot venue will set the stage for social gaming, big game nights, and an unforgettable afterhours experience.
Topgolf Swing Suite
The Largest Topgolf Swing Suite in America at Ocean Casino Resort.
Immerse yourself in fun at the largest indoor Topgolf Swing Suite in America! Choose from virtual golf (target or 18 hole course games), baseball, dodge ball, hockey, football and carnival games. Open to all ages.
Villain & Saint
Villain & Saint at Ocean Casino Resort.
Villain & Saint is a cultural gathering spot that accommodates music fans of all stripes- young and old, with a taste for the conventional or radical, looking for frivolity or hardcore.
Wet Willie’s at Resorts Casino & Hotel.
Specializing in and dedicated to bringing you the world’s greatest daiquiris. Since opening in 1990, we have served guests and provided internet retail sales to customers from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.