12 Places for {Trivia and Game Nights} in Jersey City

12 Places for {Trivia and Game Nights} in Jersey City

Posted in Entertainment on January 29, 2019

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Is your head filled with useless knowledge? Are you looking for a way to impress your friends? Trivia nights are always sure to be a good time! There are a lot of great places in Jersey City that'll offer you and your brainiest friends a fun atmosphere and some great food and drinks while you test your knowledge!

Atlas Public House

Atlas Public House, known for their global cuisine and amazing local craft beer selection, also hosts a trivia night every Tuesday beginning at 7pm! They also offer prizes throughout the night to keep you on your game! Follow their social media for updates on themes and prizes. 130 Newark Ave.

Corkscrew Bar

Change up your Thirsty Thursday routine with trivia at Corkscrew! It begins at 8pm, and make sure you bring your appetite along as well because you will not be able to resist their famous wings! 61 Congress St.

O'Hara's Downtown Sports Bar & Grill

O'Hara's has one of the best layouts for their Tuesday night trivia, it features multiple separate games throughout the night, so you can stay for the whole night or just for one game! The big venue also allows for you to bring a lot of friends along and not feel too crowded. 172 1st St.

Ed & Mary's

In keeping with their local pub vibe, Ed & Mary's offers weekly trivia in their cozy corner bar! Their trivia night is typically on Tuesdays, but is often subject to change, so be sure to check out their social media @ednmarys for updates! 174 Coles St.


Pint hosts their trivia night on Wednesdays at 8pm, their bar may seem small but it is certainly accommodating for a lively and competitive night of trivia paired with an awesome selection of craft beers and mixed drinks! 34 Wayne St.


To help you get through the rest of your week, Porta hosts their trivia on Wednesdays at 8pm in The Monk Room. The game is hosted by Pub Scholar and is one of the best in the city! You can check out their website prior to attending to get that week's theme. 135 Newark Ave.

PJ Ryan's Squared

You can definitely count on this Journal Square favorite for a fun Trivia Tuesday! It begins at 8pm, and be sure to bring lots of friends along to fill up this nice spacious bar! 4 PATH Plaza.

Word Bookstore

Word Bookstore hosts occasional, typically monthly, themed trivia nights, which are a definite go-to especially if you are an expert on the topic! Check out their social media for upcoming trivia events—the next one is Oscars Trivia Night on Saturday, February 23rd at 6pm! 123 Newark Ave.

Pet Shop

The Pet Shop Wine Bar opens up on Wednesday nights to board game enthusiasts of all sorts, they encourage you to bring your favorite games as well! These game nights aren't weekly, so check out their social media for updates! @petshopjc. 193 Newark Ave.

Zeppelin Hall

On Thursday nights Zeppelin Hall hosts a huge game night, with board games, party games, and Happy Hour all night long! 88 Liberty View Dr.

Carvao BBQ

Haskell's Game Night hosts weekly Game Nights at Carvao BBQ at 7pm on Tuesdays with board games, card games, as well as an opportunity to get your trivia fix with themed trivia games! 686 Bergen Ave.

McGinley Square Pub

If trivia just isn't your thing, then perhaps a poker night is just what you need! Every Wednesday at 7pm McGinley Square Pub hosts a poker night, with prizes for the winners and burger and drink specials before 7pm! 755 Montgomery St.

Written by Claire Layton

Claire is a quintessential Canadian girl looking forward to exploring JC one craft beer at a time! She is a graduate student of anthropology, spending all of her free time either at the gym, frequenting comedy bars, or scouring the city for free concerts.