Welcome to Red Bank
Hip, lively and trendy, this NJ suburb offers some of the best restaurants on the east coast
Filled with fine art galleries, world-class retail, gourmet and casual dining, and lots of residential and commercial real estate, Red Bank is considered a vibrant town with riverfront beauty on one side and diversified urban culture on the other.
You’ll find lots of historic architecture here plus magnificent views of the Navesink River. A bustling business district includes a renowned performing arts theatre and some of the best eateries on the east coast.
Frequently called the SoHo of New Jersey, Red Bank is situated just minutes from the Jersey Shore beaches and has been named one of the best small towns in America by Smithsonian magazine.
Commuters have their choice of rail, bus, or car – and best of all, New York City can be accessed in an hour or less.
What to Love
• The magnificent views of the Navesink River
• Lively nightlife with plenty of fantastic restaurants
• Situated just minutes from most Jersey Shore beaches
A suburb with an urban feel, this "cool little town" takes pride in offering big-city amenities while maintaining a small-town feel. Modern and affordable, this suburb has lots of culture and many low-key affluent residents.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Cool restaurants abound in Red Bank. Local favorites include Birravino where brewery meets trattoria and rustic Italian cuisine pairs with house beers; Yumi Sushi, offering a modern twist on the finest Asian cuisine; Teak, featuring creative Asian cooking, sushi, wine, and cocktails; and Local Smoke BBQ, serving a variety of wood-smoked meats and classic sides.
Red Bank also offers plenty of exciting shopping options. At nest
., shoppers can peruse a curated selection of furniture, decor, lighting, and textiles. A self-described “home store and design playground,” nest is the perfect place for savvy homeowners to spruce up their home with some gorgeous pieces.
Things to Do
Red Bank residents flock to the local Farmer’s Market hosted at the Galleria parking lot each Sunday, picking fresh produce from purveyors like Dr. Pickle, Grossman Farms, and Hauser Hill.
The Count Basie Center for the Arts is a landmarked performing arts center that opened in 1926 and is named after jazz great and Red Bank native William "Count" Basie. Boasting a seating capacity for 1,568 patrons, the venue hosts many famous acts annually.
Located by the Navesink River on West Front Street, Riverside Garden Park
hosts many events throughout the year including free concerts, movies, and fitness functions.
The sidewalks of Red Bank come alive with music and entertainment on Saturday nights throughout the summer when StreetLife performances take place at various locations in the suburb’s business district.
Red Bank contains a strong school system. Popular options include:
• Red Bank Catholic
, offering a traditional college preparatory program, this private school has an enrollment of less than 800 students and more than
90 percent of graduates move on to a four-year college or university.