If you’ve ever been to the Jersey Shore, you know the feeling of walking on the boardwalk, the ocean right there.

While Atlantic City is known for big casinos and gambling, there are a ton of cocktail bars that are worth visiting. Next time you’re heading to the beach in Atlantic City for a weekend getaway, a bachelorette party, or just want to know the cocktail bars that are worth checking out, we have rounded up our favorites.

Gypsy Bar

Located in the Borgata hotel, Gypsy Bar is an electric tequila bar that often hosts live music. The bar offers more than just tequila, but this is an agave lover’s dream. The bar can host parties up to 215 people if you’re holding a gathering. Between their causal bar vibe and over 100 tequilas to taste, you won’t want to leave.

Gypsy Bar

Gypsy Bar


Cuba Libre

This bar is all about the Mojitos! They offer this classic drink in nine different variations with the addition of Nojitos — their non-alcoholic beverages. The entire restaurant is Latin-inspired with salsa dances, robust cuisine, and the rest of their cocktail menu. The rum bar wants to provide hope for the future of the treasured island nation. Cuba Libre, which means “a free Cuba,” is providing an escape for guests through culture, food, and beverage.

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre


The VÜE

The VÜE Rooftop Bar, one of the only rooftop bar and restaurants with an Atlantic Ocean view. This bar has a 360-degree view of the city and the famous boardwalk, making it a great place to hang out and sit under the purple lights. The full-service bar offers a wide variety of food including, their award-wining wings, tacos, burgers, flatbreads, and more. Enjoy it all with one of their handcrafted cocktails from their Nucky’s Tea to their Coconutty Mojito.

The VÜE

The VÜE


Borgata Beer Garden

This outdoor bar is a must-visit. Every weekend, they have live music that includes the region’s top dj’s and performers. The food menu consists of classics like New England Lobster Rolls and Fried Chicken Tenders. Enjoy all of that with one of their frozen cocktails, like the Mango Margarita. The red lounge chairs surround the large inground pool — it’s the perfect oasis.

Borgata Beer Garden

Borgata Beer Garden