Welcome to the Brightside Tavern!

Jersey City’s neighborhood destination for delicious food, exciting drink, and a whole lot of fun!
Tom Parisi, creator of Tommy 2 Scoops, is thrilled to bring you casual dining coupled with an outrageous &
interactive bar experience sure to make you feel right at home. Get ready for Food, Drink and Fun!

  • Daily specials

    Here is what people are saying about our menu: “Loaded tots: Huge portion. Really good, crispy and just great comfort food.”
    Mac & Cheese: “I couldn’t stop eating even when I was full. Highly recommended.”
    Fish Tacos: “Amazing. Huge tacos with a big piece of blackened fish, totally took me by surprise.”


  • Parties & Catering

    We offer a variety of options for any special event, meeting, or off-site catering function.
    We boast a spacious private-dining area with a dedicated bar that is excellent for any event, large or small. This private dining/lounge area is fully equipped with a large multimedia projection system – ideal for your Corporate, Business, & Entertainment purposes.


  • Calendar of Events

    Monday: Jazz Jam Session
    Tuesday + Wednesday: Karaoke
    Thursday: Open Mic Night
    Friday: Comedy, Private Parties, Dance, Karaoke, Open Mic
    Saturday + Sunday: Brunch, Private Parties, Dance, Karaoke, Open Mic


Open Daily for Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Catering & Spirits

Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 am – 12 am Friday 11:30 am – 2 am Saturday 11 am – 2 am Sunday 11 am – 12 am