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All 222 Elizabeth Restaurants

Manolo's Restaurant

91 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07206-1632
908-353-7674
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Ranked #2 of 222 Restaurants in Elizabeth
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

I am a 68 year old American traveling with his wife. We stayed in Elizabeth prior to a cruise out of Port Liberty. This place has its high points and not so high points. The high points first. The ambiance if really nice. Quiet with background music just right. Lighting is just right. Tables are laid out not too close.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The reception from the staff was friendly, warm and inviting. The wait staff were attentive without hovering. I had the monkfish and shrimp skewer. They gladly acomodated my request for no rice and provided me with fresh vegetable. The monkfish was grilled to perfection, a nice sear on the outside and juicy on the inside, same as the shrimp. The... More 

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Garrison, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We held our annual group dinner at Manolo's and I can't say enough good things about the place. They handled our somewhat changeable reservation expertly. The food, service, and ambiance were all excellent. This place is a gem.

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Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Manolo's is an outstanding restaurant in Elizabeth, New Jersey. We have gone out of our way to dine there literally dozens of times. We live in Westport, Connecticut. The food is absolutely delicious with original specialties from Northern Spain. These include Seafood and Meats prepared in an original Basque Spanish style. The restaurant is romantic and very comfortable. There is... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I found this place because I'm involved with the new Goethals Bridge project less than a mile away from this restaurant. I checked with tripadvisor for a place close by that was alittle more upscale. I couldn't believe the quality of food and the decor of the restaurant in this neighborhood. What a great find. I had the Ahi over... More 

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Audubon, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Unbelievable old world Spanish cuisine in a beautiful old building with the best service and servers in town! We were on business in Elizabeth for two months and ate here often. There are many really good restaurants in Elizabeth, but this one is the best. Well worth the costs and the food is just out of this world. We loved... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Manolo's is simply one of the very best restaurants where I have had the pleasure of dining! From the location (downtown Elizabeth, Industrial) to the layout (quaint and cozy, with the perfect mixture of ambiance and privacy) to a fantastic menu (Spanish, Mediterranean) to servers extraordinaire! They have everything and more to make your dining a wonderful experience. Once inside,... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

was early for an appointment in Elizabeth, asked the securtiy folks if they had a recommendation, they pointed me to some deli, on the way, I found Manolo's....EXCELLENT....Chicken and Orzo soup, grilled salmon was the best I've had in a LONG time! Garlic Bread with chopped tomatoes and a large cappuccino to finish it off....~$30...but well worth it! excellent atmosphere,... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

clean, great service, and great food. i enjoyed this place so much, i ate there 3 times during the week. you will drive through neighborhoods that may have you thinking your in the wrong place, but keep going. great seafood prep and beers on tap.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Everything seemed to click for the four of us at Manolo's on a recent Saturday night, starting with the delicious sangria. This is a dark, wood-paneled restaurant, with tablecloths on the tables. We had a reservation, but probably didn't need one since the place never totally filled up. T Service was attentive; food was excellent. We mostly ordered from the... More 

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Additional Information about Manolo's Restaurant

Address: 91 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07206-1632
Phone Number: 908-353-7674
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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