Upstairs Restaurant and Bar trendy bars in Essex County NJ Trendiest bar in Essex County NJ Upstairs Restaurant and Bar is a true hidden gem in one of New Jersey's trendiest neighborhoods. Patrons of all ethnicities and age groups flock to Upstairs for their vibrant decor and unique atmosphere. 20-somethings frequent on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights to indulge in delicious cocktails and listen to the live music. Older couples and groups of friends come out for late lunch and early dinner small plate items, paired with artisan drinks.
Their menus change every season based on what is fresh and grown locally. They offer small and large plate options for all palates, check their website frequently as the items change quite often. While their food menu changes seasonally, you're guaranteed to find your favorite drink or cocktail of choice consistently on the menu. Their hip bartenders mix up over 100 different specialty cocktails with the utmost precision. Besides cocktails, Upstairs offers over 20 different wines by the glass, 50 different bottles and a small selection of beer on draft.