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1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
908-353-7113
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 10
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Skirt Steak

First time coming here, what a great local gem, this place was packed on a Saturday night. The outside looks like a unassuming bar, I'm sure at one point in the past it was just a bar. When a menu has a whole entire page dedicated to skirt steak - you must get it! Perfectly cooked, another one of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

First time coming here, what a great local gem, this place was packed on a Saturday night. The outside looks like a unassuming bar, I'm sure at one point in the past it was just a bar. When a menu has a whole entire page dedicated to skirt steak - you must get it! Perfectly cooked, another one of those... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have yet to have a meal here I didn't like. The churrasco/entrana (Skirt steak) is vooked to perfection. If you're in the mood to share go for the Parrillada al patron. I don't care for sweets but after trying their flan I was hooked. They only sell it by the slice but they should look into selling a whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have been here three times and each time is very good. The food is excellent. I get the chicken franchese and white rice. Some of the servers do not speak English very well, but that does not bother me because I speak Spanish. The drinks at the bar are good as well. The place is clean and everyone is... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I found this place to be part diner, part restaurant. With typical diner fare and some Latin and European plates. It does also have a bar atmosphere. The food was fair to Satisfactory, not complicated. Service was friendly and tentative. The price was about Average for a diner and cheaper then a restaurant. The only small problem was the Parking,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

food is good, service is good too. friendly waitresses, just waiting to satisfy each of us. Wine is good too. sometimes little noisy but it's ok. The best positions are the tables near the windows.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

typical paella and authentic dishes. Casual. Nice bar, friendly service, clean, park on the street. Popular

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Whiting, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The guacamole was delicious and made right in front of us! The mixed meat for two was delicious too!

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

bad place to eat or drink period. food really bad, if you don't check your bill clearly you may be charge for something you didn't ask for

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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped in for dinner with a friend, the service was friendly, menu abundant and food delicious. So many steaks to choose from and reasonably priced. They serve hot bread with fresh garlic butter mmmmmm yummy and a great salsa. Would definitely return. They also serve great homemade sangria

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Small cozy place that provides excellent service. The portions are very big and the prices very reasonable. I had the plantains and found them lacking a sweet flavor. The fried calamari was okay. The chicken marsala was better when mixed with the rice. The marsala seemed like it had a light flavor which made eating it sort of bland. Overall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 908-353-7113

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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