Liberty Bar & Restaurant

Liberty Bar changes ownership in Hoboken, NJ

Here’s some “hospitality industry” news in Hoboken today. After many many years, Liberty Bar on 14th Street uptown has changed ownership. We’ll eventually close out this entry and create a new one once the new owners have had time to settle in, and make the desired changes to the establishment.

Liberty Bar Hoboken NJ new ownership

Liberty Bar gets a makeover in Hoboken, NJ

December 2011 Update:

In case you were wondering – Liberty Bar on 14th Street uptown recently completed their makeover. I like the new look! A bold red color theme, and more “loungy” feel is a decent upgrade to keep pace with the times.

Description: Bar, Restaurant, Music Club, Outdoor seating with a limited view of Manhattan. Zagat rated. Entrée price range $11-$23.
Website: www.libertybar.com
Address: 61 14th St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Telephone: (201) 222-6322, Fax: (201) 222-0146

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6 Comments on "Liberty Bar & Restaurant"


ntableman
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ntableman
2 years 1 month ago
Having lived uptown since the mid 90’s I have to say I went in this place exactly twice, with the most recent being 2009. All I can say is how many places with 50 TV’s watching sports do we need in Hoboken, or even on 14th street? I’d love to see something a little more elegant replace it, something more akin to Bin 14. I also remember hearing the guy from City Bistro talk to someone about designing his logo in the starbucks at the shipyard way-way-back and hoped that place might be a tad different, but it is really… Read more »
wiskeytango1
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wiskeytango1
4 years 6 months ago

howard…I remember when the Liberty gave you a lunch for 5.00,when Maxwell House and Standard Brands along with Bethlehem Steel workers frequented the place.
The woman who owns the liberty trys her best and seems to be a nice person.I think her parents have a piece of the place..she is a hard worker..Across the street is the Bistro and on the corner the Hudson, other corner Madison..Compertition is heavy. 🙂

lhoward222
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lhoward222
4 years 6 months ago
I remember when Liberty opened in the very late 80s or early 90s. It was a pleasant outpost in an area no one ever went. When I moved back to Hoboken in 2002, I visited a number of times … found the food OK/adequate, bar service the same. You know, a good sports bar for a swift pint and fried food. But after witnessing the loud/obnoxious cliqu-ish sports crowd and witnessing, then reading, about gay-bashing, quit Liberty for-ever. No special draws … no special sports coverage, no special service, no special comfort (perhaps that’s what they are aiming for —… Read more »
njnjnjnj
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njnjnjnj
4 years 6 months ago
Dawn, great job on the decor, it looks great. Now, invest in a chef and the people will come. Launch a new menu with as many fresh, local ingredients as possible. I’ll give you an example of what an old diner in NJ did to change and they have customers driving there from all over the state. Check out the Vincenttown diner menu and their about us page: http://vincentowndiner.com/about.html Use in town suppliers and tell people on the menu exactly that: Implement local mozz cheese like Fiores or Biancamano’s on burgers and sammys Locally baked bread from Dom’s or Antique… Read more »
iforgotmymantra
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iforgotmymantra
4 years 6 months ago
I think the red exterior looks great, and I think it’s nice that there’s a reader out there with a constructive suggestion like a menu change with local ingredients. What a good idea![quote comment=”212696″]Dawn, great job on the decor, it looks great. Now, invest in a chef and the people will come. Launch a new menu with as many fresh, local ingredients as possible. I’ll give you an example of what an old diner in NJ did to change and they have customers driving there from all over the state. Check out the Vincenttown diner menu and their about us… Read more »
esw7178
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esw7178
4 years 6 months ago

The bar looks great and the food has definitly improved. But, the dj has got to go. It’s a sports bar and everyone who shows up wants to watch the game. The place clears out when the dj comes on. I just don’t understand why you would drive away your customers?

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