Rooftop bars have always been one of the benefits of living in New Jersey. They make a typical dinner more exciting, and there’s nothing better than dinner or a cocktail with a view.

Lucky for New Jerseyans, there are plenty of rooftop dining options around the state, whether you’re in a small town or the city. There are so many great ones to try, and even if the view is not of our magnificent coast line, some of the quaint New Jersey cities and downtown’s also make for picturesque backdrops on a pretty night.

Here are some of the ones my friends and I have been to and would recommend.

Top rooftop bars in NJ

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Judi Franco. Any opinions expressed are Judi's own.

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