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The River of Beer

133 Main St, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403-1658
+1 973-750-1820
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (3 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
133 Main St, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403-1658
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy our visits here. Food is always exceptional and you smell it every time you drive by the place. So yummy and inviting

Thank kmccormack0880
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great beer and appetizers. Friendly staff who know their beer! If you love IPA's this is your place!

Thank musicchic59
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great concept and a fun spot. Indoor and Outdoor dining available. You can walk down to the river, not well lit. Seating outside is limited. Noise level inside is loud, especially from the speakers. Food was average at best. Ours came out cold. Cold fries...More

Thank CindyLW137
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Passed this place many times and finally stopped this winter. Now it's a regular meeting place. It's 30ish mins from scotch plains or Rutherford so great midway from many area. Great poutine fries sliders beer selection and mixed drinks. Really like this place. Very casual.

Thank karenbearcountry
Reviewed May 9, 2018

When they first opened and the family who owns it was cooking, the food was out of this world. Now, the food is literally inedible. From the mac and cheese that had MUSTARD in it, I imagine for color?, that both me and a friend...More

Thank CelticCail
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Located on Main Street near Butler, restaurant has a rustic look and feel to it, two levels of seating ( though nit too many tables) , bars on both levels and a nice list of craft beers available including local ones. Try the wings-amazing! Burgers...More

Thank rex e
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I only gave this place 3 stars because it’s a typical bar but, the atmosphere great. Tons of unique beers on tap, nice staff but the burgers were average. It was my first time there but I will definitely go back.

Thank robertfc2016
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend that is an IPA connoisseur on a recommendation that they had a decent selection. We both agree for a small, local pub there were several great beer selections. We ordered typical bar eats and the wings were particularly good. We had...More

Thank lotusgrl2017
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

I hadn’t been here before and my friend suggested we go here. The place is deceiving from the outside, doesn’t look like much. The have a nice outdoor area with a fire pit. The food was great and the bartender was fantastic. We are on...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

River of Beer has become our ‘go to’ place. Either sitting outside at a picnic table with the dog, or sitting inside and watching a game, it’s always fun and friendly. Bartenders Jacqueline and Kathy (not sure if I spelled them right) are so full...More

Thank Janet_Q
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April 19, 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar. They also specialize in small, craft distillerys.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Main St, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403-1658
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bloomingdale
  • Phone Number: +1 973-750-1820
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