A Drink with a View: Uncovering the Magic of Salvation Rooftop Bar in Asbury Park

by Tom Lavecchia
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The Salvation Rooftop Bar at The Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, NJ is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a stunning ocean view, a great variety of cocktails, and delicious bites. With a 360-degree view of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the historic Asbury Park on the other, you get the perfect combination of modernity and beach-town vibes.

To start off, the location of the bar is like a dream come true. The beautiful and highly-decorated Asbury Hotel towers over the Asbury Park boardwalk, which offers a pleasant stroll along the beach and plenty of opportunities to take in the panoramic ocean views. Salvation rooftop bar is located on the top floor of the hotel, creating a unique and relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying the ocean breeze. Once you reach the top, you will forget all your worries while enjoying the picturesque view of the town and the ocean.

The Salvation Rooftop Bar boasts a great variety of cocktails, craft beers, wine, and champagne. All drinks are custom-made by experienced and friendly bartenders. The cocktail list is both extensive and refreshingly innovative, showcasing new and inventive ingredients like jalapeño, cucumber, and ginger. One of the fan favorites is the “Strawberry Fields Forever,” which is made from vodka, strawberry puree, fresh basil, and lime juice. The bartenders are always willing to make suggestions or to modify drinks to fit your personal tastes, and they do it all with a smile.

But it’s not just the drinks that make Salvation Rooftop Bar stand out—the food is equally as impressive. The menu features small plates, perfect for sharing with friends or as an accompaniment to the cocktails. The delicacies range from tender beef sliders to crispy fish tacos and are all made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The avocado toast with chili flakes and olive oil is a personal favorite and was a perfect match for the lovely afternoon breeze.

The decor at Salvation is worth mentioning too as it exudes a sense of style, elegance, and sophistication that is often missed at other establishments. The rooftop bar has a mix of cozy seating that ranges from comfortable couches and chairs to bar tables and stools for those who want to enjoy their drinks while standing. The decorations are minimalistic, with a focus on plant life and abstract art, making it the perfect setting for a romantic date night or a night out with friends.

Salvation Rooftop Bar Asbury Park, NJ

New Jersey Digest Reviewers, Meg and Joselin enjoying a Margarita

In terms of pricing, the Salvation Rooftop Bar offers a serious bang for your buck. Compared to other rooftop bars in the area, Salvation’s prices are a steal, especially given the quality of food and drinks. 

The Salvation Rooftop Bar is a must-go destination for anyone searching for a unique atmosphere, delicious food, and innovative drinks. With its stunning panoramic ocean views, friendly and attentive bartenders, and beautiful decor, you will be sure to have a memorable experience at this rooftop bar. Whether it’s for a romantic night out or a gathering of friends, the Salvation rooftop bar is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy some fantastic food and drinks.  

You can learn more about this rooftop gem here.

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Tom is a lifelong New Jersey resident, Rutgers and FDU alumni and the publisher of The Digest.

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