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Brasa Grille

European, Portuguese
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641 Shunpike Rd, Chatham, NJ 07928-1567
973-377-0031
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best salads ever

Fabulous fresh food and amazing salads using in season ingredients. Service a bit slow and prices a bit high because everything is made fresh, but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Ann S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous fresh food and amazing salads using in season ingredients. Service a bit slow and prices a bit high because everything is made fresh, but worth it.

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Chatham, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Cute and charming, Brasa Grille looks as if it were situated off a cobbled street in Portugal. The whole Black Sea bass was delicious as was the Portuguese chocolate cake. The main distraction was the loud whirring fan in the open kitchen that interfered with our dinner conversation. Good food and a nice change of cuisine, but expensive for the... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This small BYO in a non very attractive mall is a gem. Excellent food, with original flavors, nice service, and friendly people. Maybe slightly expensive but the portions are nice. Make a reservation: they have only 5 tables plus the bar. Great job and muito obrigado. We will come back soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved our Friday night dinner. Small space best suited for smaller parties. But excellent food. Great choices on a small but diverse menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

First time here after movie in Green Village. No reservation. Place was crowded - it is tiny. We sat at bar in front of grill. Quite a show watching the cooks do their thing. Only problem with sitting there is it gets really hot and you end up smelling a little like BBQ ( which I personally don't mind;-). Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Now there's an authentic Portuguese restaurant way out here in the suburbs. No need to travel into Newark's Iron Bound district. Some of the portions are more than enough for two, but none disappoint. BYOB.

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Thank Dick M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This was our second visit to Brasa Grille and it was better than the previous one about a year ago. We were a group of 4 and had a reservation. They gave us the table by the window which is a little bigger than the others (the place is indeed small with only a few tables and counter seating). The... More 

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Thank Vicitar
Green Village, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

With only a few tables and counter seating in front of the open kitchen, it can be hard to get a seat but it is well worth it. Amazing home style Portuguese food and open pit grilling combined with an intimate atmosphere make for a great night. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. I have been there many times... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Tiny restaurant with quality food. I have eaten here a number of times for both lunch and dinner. Very accomodating. Very good steak sandwich or chicken for lunch. Very Very good Garlic Shrimp. Service is good. Downsides are the place is small, so difficult to get in if you don't have a reservation on a weekend and prices are a... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Great little restaurant where reservations are highly recommended. It gets full, fast, as the food is fantastic and the service is refreshingly above average. BYOB of course and bring your partner for a great night out where the management/owner chats with his guests and the attention to detail makes you think you should be paying more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 641 Shunpike Rd, Chatham, NJ 07928-1567
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: 973-377-0031

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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