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Amendment 21

A cozy retro tavern named for the amendment repealing prohibition which boasts 30 beers on tap and 60 in cans and bottles.

Amendment 21
517 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-295-9619

Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11:30 am to midnight; Fri-Sat, 11:30 am-1:30 am

Price: $$

Style: A cozy retro tavern with brick walls and a dark wood-and-metal ceiling, ideal for grabbing a beer, tucking into good pub food and watching a game.

Don’t Miss: With 30 seasonal beers on tap, and roughly 60 more in bottles and cans, Amendment 21 (named for the one that repealed Prohibition) is made for exploring the ever-widening world of craft beer. (There are also a number of signature cocktails.) Beer goes well with spicy habanero wings (eight for $10), sautéed chorizo on toast points ($9), and garlic steak skewers ($10). Salads include a Caesar ($7) and a spinach ($9), each with house-made dressing. The pork PoBoy—slow-braised pork, pickled apples, spicy bacon aioli ($10)—or the A21 Burger—Black Angus patty, smoked pork belly, topped with a fried egg ($12)—are heaven for hearty eaters. IPA beer-battered fish and chips is served in traditional-style with English-style malt vinegar ($14).

Heads Up: While there’s plenty of kid-friendly food, all the tables are high tops and the place can get loud and crowded.

The Scoop: The cave-like space eschews obvious exterior signage, the better to evoke a Prohibition speakeasy. Amendment 21 is adjacent to, and shares restrooms with, the popular Spanish/Portuguese eatery Europa South.

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Restaurant Details

  • Cuisine Type:
    American - Modern
  • Price Range:
    Moderate

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