Voted best burger in NJ!

Local Restaurant & bar located in Newark, NJ

Welcome to Krug’s Tavern, a local neighborhood pub since 1932. We are best known for our famous burgers! Our menu also has a variety of food including seafood, sandwiches and wings. Stop in for lunch or dinner or grab a drink at our bar! We hope to see you soon!

Krug’s Tavern was opened by Frank Krug in 1932. It was later purchased and still owned by the LaMotta family. Relatives of the late Jake LaMotta, middleweight champion boxer of the ’40s and ’50s, who was also portrayed by Robert DeNiro in the award winning “Raging Bull.”

Voted best burger in NJ!

Breaking burger news: Krug’s Tavern in Newark is the winner of our N.J.’s best burger contest.

“The Ironbound bar edged out nine other contestants in our finalist round with a burger — simple, classic, no-nonsense — symbolic of the neighborhood hangout.

A bacon cheeseburger, to be exact. Medium-rare, oozing juicy, messy goodness. Have plenty of napkins nearby; you’ll need them…”

Featured In The Top Bars of Newark!

Krug’s Tavern was featured in a list of the 9 best bars in Newark, NJ. 

“The tavern is renowned among the locals as a relaxing place for simple eats, like their awarding-winning burger. So if you plan to eat at Krug’s, go hungry. The portions are generous, and you’ll want to save room for their shrimp appetizer!”

Krug’s Tavern
118 Wilson Avenue,
Newark NJ

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11AM-11PM
Wednesday: 11AM-11PM
Thursday: 11AM-11PM
Friday: 11AM-11PM
Saturday: 11AM-11PM
Sunday: 12PM-11PM

(973) 465-9795