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Readers' Choice: Vote For Your Favorite Bars

Vote in our Readers’ Choice 2012 poll.

What's the best bar in town?

Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate.

Nominations were accepted on Howell Patch through July 9 and include:

Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.

The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Rob June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM
Tom's Tavern. The old school bar we all grew up drinking at. Awesome atmosphere. The BEST people. Jukebox and pool table.
Frank Johnson June 18, 2012 at 01:08 PM
Tom's Tavern! The minute you walk in the door you feel so comfortable!
Phil N June 18, 2012 at 01:50 PM
Tom's Tavern. This is an authentic, relaxing, cool place. They don't make them like this any more. When you are here, everything is good.
Nancy S June 18, 2012 at 02:20 PM
I agree with Tom's Tavern - if they don't know you when you walk in the door , then they are your friends by the time you leave! Great place.
Jeff G. June 18, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Tom's Tavern is the best "Man Cave" in town , they make you feel right at home.
Maryann June 18, 2012 at 05:35 PM
I totally agree- Tom's Tavern gets my vote! The place is awesome- spend some time there and you will know why!
Christine G June 18, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Tom's Tavern is the best of the best!
James June 18, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Tom's Tavern is the only place I've found that's just like my old hometown tavern - friendly, comfortable and full of great people of all ages. Number 1 in my book James
JTM June 18, 2012 at 07:05 PM
Tom's Tavern is the best neighborhood bar!
lynn June 18, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Wow I thought I would be the first to mention Tom's Tavern for a fun place to go but I guess the word is out !! Anyway GREAT place to stop and have a good pour and watch a cast of characters.... I may be one of them !!! Its also fun to play the Juke Box and play pool. Lynn
William Simmons June 18, 2012 at 09:09 PM
Tom's Tavern is unique; it has more character than any other bar in Howell. The walls are rich with pictures of the people (past & present) who have made Tom's what it is. I Love it!
Stephen June 18, 2012 at 09:42 PM
Like the rest, my vote goes to Tom's Tavern. It really is the best bar around hands down. Great bar, great people, great owner.
liz mastrokostas June 19, 2012 at 01:47 AM
The best bar in town!! Great owner and awesome service!!
Rich June 19, 2012 at 03:05 AM
Tom's Tavern! Brings me back to the day.
Kelly M June 19, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Tom's Tavern- great bar, great owner!!
Kathy McLaughlin June 20, 2012 at 07:55 PM
Love Tom's
Harv June 23, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Tom's is hands down the best & friendliest second home to quench your thirst! Not just the best local bar but to factor in it's authenticity my vote is best in State of NJ. C'mon down.
Martha M June 23, 2012 at 02:32 PM
I love Tom's, it is the best bar and has great service!
S Gal June 23, 2012 at 05:18 PM
It's like Vegas. What happens at Toms stays at Toms.
Mark McLaughlin June 23, 2012 at 06:23 PM
I always go to Tom's for the coldest pours and best company.
Bob Mitchell June 24, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Toms Tavern,what can I say? It's a "salt of the earth" bar, an "old man" bar, a "biker bar", a helluva hoot bar, I have a LOT of laughs in there!!! The staff and customers are "family"! for sure!!! Even if a "benny" comes in lost for directions, they may get a little ribbing, but, all in good fun !! GREAT BAR AND GREAT PEOPLE !!! It's a "club house"for us regulars and a place to let your hair down !! Talk about, "I love that bar", I LOVE Toms !! Thanks Rob and Lori !!!!
Omg baby July 05, 2012 at 09:21 PM
Seasons. love it there.
Marc Brennan July 30, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Tom's Tavern is a most interesting place. Old world charm, Character and a great to have a beer.
JIM STANBERRY July 30, 2012 at 08:28 PM
Looks like a lot of people from Farmingdale read the patch
Vinnie Rinaldi July 30, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Hands down, Tom's Tavern!
Lee Lee August 03, 2012 at 02:19 PM
LOVE TOM'S!! No worries about paparazzo chasing you down at Tom's! Great ambiance...no place like it around.

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