No cover New Year’s 2013 options in Hoboken, NJ

Well – tonight’s the night most of us will be ringing in the new year somewhere!

For those who missed out on your all-inclusive open bar RSVP’s – don’t fret! Below are a few NO COVER bars you can head out to tonight. Most are cash-per-drink, and you might very well also be able to buy a full bottle of champagne if that’s your style.

And don’t forget – we got a lucky “treat” from the Port Authority! The PATH is running continually tonight to schlep puke-filled revelers back and forth under the Hudson river! Makes you wonder why they just don’t keep it 24 hours from now on.

Take the poll and see many others after the jump…

Liberty Bar – No Cover – Cash Bar – Drink Specials

Just walk in and order your drinks without the hassle of a wrist band over at Liberty Bar (14th between Hudson & Washington.)

Plus they have the following specials: $5 Captain Morgan, $5 Bombay and $5 house vodka drinks – plus $3 drafts of Miller Light. And when the clock strikes midnight – enjoy a free champagne toast!

Hotel Victor – No Cover – Cash Bar – Free Buffet

Same goes for Hotel Victor downtown (Hudson St. & Hudson Place).

Besides the very well done renovation (post Hobson’s), you’ll find an unpretentious crowd in this joint.

Plus it’s great for people-watching with the PATH terminal steps away. But you’ll also be interested in the FREE BUFFET, too. Definitely one of the better “bar food” places in Hoboken.

Maxwell’s – No Cover – DJ Music – Cash Bar

Last but not least – you can head over to Maxwell’s (11th & Washington), where they’re having their “Rockin’ & Rollin’ Ass Kickin’ New Year’s Eve Dance Party” starting at 9pm tonight.

Nothing fancy, just a cash bar, owner Todd Ambramson spinning records, and no cover. And I bet they don’t even care what you wear!

Have a great New Year, everyone!

Tons of New Year’s Eve options in Hoboken

12/18/2012 Update:

Adding to the list of options to ring in 2013 in Hoboken. If you haven’t made plans yet – you might want to get cracking. There are still openings all over town, however, the last week of the year becomes a frenzy, and you might not get your first choice!

Bin 14 dinner options, wine pairings and more!

Bin 14 (14th & Wash) is one of the top-rated restaurants in Hoboken! And they have your classic three-dinner seating set-up this year.

  • 3-course meal at 6pm for $50 per person
  • 4-course dinner at 7:30pm for $75 per person, and
  • 4-courses at 9:30pm including champagne toast for $100 per person

Add wine pairings to any dinner for $35 each. They also have a little open house earlier in the day from 3pm to 5pm, with free snacks and early bird drink specials. The bar will be open to the public starting at 12 midnight. Call (201)963-9463 to make reservations.

Pilsener Haus and Kolo Klub have options for everyone

Both the Pilsener Haus & Biergarten and the Kolo Klub upstairs (15th & Grand) have a New Year’s Eve package available.

Pilsener Haus:
New Year’s Eve Dinner from 5PM-8PM and New Year’s Eve Party from 9PM-3AM. Just $20 at the door, and reservations available for groups of 10 or more (contact David@pilsenerhaus.com)

“We have New Jersey’s finest beer selection, the grills are open all night and you can watch the Times Square ball drop on all 4 Giant Screens. The DJ will be spinning all night, plus at midnight receive a complimentary Champagne toast and Goulash Soup!”

Kolo Klub:
New Year’s Eve Party from 9PM-3AM. Cost is $100 per person (for reservations please contact Becky@Koloklub.com)

Billed as “Hoboken’s Most Happening Loft Party,” they’ll have open bar from 9PM-1AM, handcrafted cocktails, Austro-Hungarian appetizers – along with the complimentary Midnight champagne and Goulash Soup. DJ spinning and dancing all night.

Madison Bar & Grill has dinner and booze options for NYE

The Madison Bar & Grill at 14th & Washington is an upscale and reliable food and drink option all year long in Hoboken.

And on New Year’s Eve this year – they have a few ways to you party: One of three dinner seatings (and cash bar) or just booze with passed hors d’oeuvres.

Dinner seatings include a three-course meal, plus champagne toast at midnight. Costs $65 per person (plus tax and tip). The times available are:

  • 5:00pm
  • 7:00pm and
  • 9:30pm

If you just want to hang at the bar, choose the open bar package from 10pm to 2am. $99 per person (all tax & tip included), and it includes snacks, wacky hats and noise-makers, and free breakfast buffet after midnight!

Call (201)386-0300 to make reservations for your group.

Romantic New Year’s Eve at The Melting Pot in Hoboken

Want to make your year-end party a bit more upscale? Then choose The Melting Pot downtown!

To make reservations at the Melting Pot – call (201)222-1440 after 11am, seven days a week.

Bahama Mama’s 5 hour open bar on New Year’s Eve

Bahama Mama’s has a fairly middle-of-the-road NYE Party this year. FIVE hour open bar, food and all that jazz. $65 per person now, and $75 after Christmas. You can also get “group discounts,” but unsure of exactly how much, or how many people are required.

Call (201)217-1642 or (201)656-5511 for info.

What’s happening in Hoboken, NJ on New Year’s Eve?

12/3/2012 Update:

Has anyone thought about what they’re doing yet on this New Year’s Eve?

In this post, we’ll start compiling what some of the local bars and restaurants have planned to ring in 2013.

But first – a quick poll!

My plans this New Year's Eve are:

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Hoboken events on New Year’s Eve for 2013

We’ll add a few events to start off this list (downtown, midtown and uptown) – and build on it as we get closer to “the big night.”

Village Pourhouse New Year’s Eve 2013 Party

Village Pourhouse says they have one of the most sought after New Year’s Eve 2013 parties in New Jersey. “There are bars that are good at serving up your typical cocktails and beers, then there are bars that create an experience through their service, food and beers and cocktails, too! Guests will be able to enjoy a 4 hour open bar at this party along with live DJ and party favors for midnight! Just be sure to purchase tickets before they run out!”

Party runs from 8pm to 2am. They have various packages to choose from, and all options include champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a 2am buffet breakfast:

  • General Admission is $65 per person (4 hour open bar)
  • Special 2 for 1 General Admission is $100 for 2 people (4 hour open bar)
  • VIP A Admission: $150 (admission for 1 plus Reserved Seating in Skybox or Dugout and assorted appetizer platters: 1 per 6 people in group)
  • VIP B Admission: $100 (admission for 1 plus Reserved Seating in Redlight Room or Main Bar and assorted appetizer platters: 1 per 6 people in group)

Click here to purchase tickets: iadventure.com/event/detail/506b48f35afc6/new-years-eve-2013-at-village-pourhouse-hoboken

Mikie Squared New Year’s Eve Bash

For a modest $85 per person – you can get an all-inclusive party over at Mikie Squared this year. Full buffet, open bar, champagne toast and beats by DJ Derek. Along with party favors, prizes and giveaways all night – they are “the best party in town!”

They’re located at 616 Washington Street, call (201)792-0001 for more details and reservations.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Las Olas in uptown Hoboken

Las Olas at 1319 Washington is keeping it simple this year. A cheap $25 cover and cash bar. Includes a champagne toast, and dinner is served till midnight. The main party starts at 10pm, and they are one of the only places doing DJ and Karaoke!

They’ll have normal cocktail service and (non-pretentious) bottle service available. Table reservations are recommended – as space is very limited. So if you want to get in – make your reservations ASAP. Call Laura at (973)573-1315 or email llenoci@aol.com