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Oliveiras da Serra

1241 Roosevelt Avenue, Carteret, NJ 07008
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Carteret
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I ate here on Wednesday, Sept. 17, this one night, on a long business trip to New Jersey. I saw the restaurant was rated number 2 on Trip Advisor for Cateret, NJ and my hotel (Holiday Inn/ Carteret) is right down the street. I was looking forward to eating at this restaurant ...unfortunately the meal and service was REALLY bad.... More

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Avenel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You don't have to go to Newark for great Portuguese food. Fresh fish, octopus and calamari. Large portions at reasonable prices. Attentive service.

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Avenel, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The food is great! The servings are huge! The prices are very affordable! Only this wrong is they are not open on Mondays.

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Cranford, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Me and my colleagues eat lunch at this place every day. Service is good, owner (George) is welcoming and honest. Great food with great price. Strongly recommend

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Helmetta, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We were not happy with service. They did not come to our table to see if everything was ok with the food. When my sister said she did not like her meal, they basically said thats her problem the food was fine. We waited over a a half hour for our check. Dont worry about my family ever returning to... More

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Carteret, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I've had the pleasure of dining at Oliveira's on several occasions. Jorge treats me like one of the family. I always feel at home! Can't say what's my favorite but I'd start with the skirt steak. Served on a clay tile, sizzling hot, juices galore, yummy!! Bring on the pitcher of sangria, red or white doesn't matter. Doesn't get any... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Visiting a cousin who was giving her mother a 100th birthday party-we were staying in Carteret and wanted a late night supper-stopped at a cute little place near the hotel and had such good food! Chorizo sausage grilled for a taste treat of an appetizer--was followed by a nice salad and a huge pot of paella with a small whole... More

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Carteret, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

From the moment you enter you are welcomed and treated as a special guest. Jorge makes it a point to welcome each and every customer. The food is great, the service is great, the atmosphere is great - so really this place is GREAT.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

I have been here several time and the service and food is always amazing. I've had numerous appetizers and meals which have all be delicious. The sangria is the best around!

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Freehold, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

A classic style Portuguese bar and restaurant that makes you feel like you travelled to Portugal for dinner. The food is great and the service is authentic (they really are from Portugal !). If you want a bar setting for some lively dining or a quiet dining room you have the option of both. Plenty of parking and on weekends... More

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