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The Wonder Bar

1213 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5611
+1 732-502-8886
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
1213 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5611
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dog bar outside is what I picture Heaven must be like. Full of cold beers, sunshine and sand, and happy dogs everywhere. I venture to Yappy Hour with and without my dog. But when it gets chaotic or too warm I like to dip...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local ,Value Priced live entertainment served up in a Friendly Bar . Being Rookies here , we Got in at 8 sat at bar for 1.5hr wait for show to start. It's all good . 5.00 16 Oz miller lites ice cold help the time...More

1  Thank richard i
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited on a Sunday before heading out of town and enjoyed the laid back local vibe of the place. Inside was your typical bar minimal seating with a large stage and dance floor. Outside was a tiki bar that had one side for folks to...More

1  Thank Roberta C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a cold and rainy February afternoon, there was an amazing Blues band playing, the place was rocking had a couple of drinks and some fried mushrooms, Perfect way to spend an afternoon.

1  Thank chetndeb
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It's called Yappy Hour, a chance for your dog to socialize. Your dog gets to run around and socialize with other dogs, take a dip in the doggie pool, drink some water from various bowls and get some attention from other patrons. You get to...More

Thank duck8to
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited on Saturday night to see the Blasters. Cool place. Good drinks not too expensive. There is a large outside area so smokers were happy.

Thank CJDittes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The wonder bar is a place where the ghosts of Asbury Park past, present and future drink together. Happily. Don't miss it.

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fun time with friends. Got a little loud during sound check for band playing later in the evening, but they were good so we didn't mind too much!

Thank kikimac2016
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We spent a beautiful Friday nite sitting outside with friends, watching the other guests who brought their dogs. Music was good, beers were nice and cold.

Thank nancy d
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Spent a very enjoyable afternoon here listening to live music - standing room only, so obviously a popular venue

Thank Pauli925
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What is the best place to park when visiting Wonder Bar from out of town?
26 August 2016|
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Response from Shannon B | Reviewed this property |
its metered parking, grab a spot where ever you can
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5611
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-502-8886
  • E-mail