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77 Ferry Street, Newark, NJ 07105 (North Ironbound)
+1 973-578-8114
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Ranked #7 of 454 restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $25
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: North Ironbound
Cross street: Prospect St.
Transit: We are located two blocks from Newark Penn Station.
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52 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Scotch Plains, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Mampou is a real gem in the midst of Newark. I particularly liked the patio in the back enjoying the lovely weather and having a delicious meal. My salad was unusual in that it was a combination of green asparagus, water melon, and tomatoes with a delicious balsamic dressing. I chose this salad because I haven't had one like this... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We loved this restaurant the first time, and had to go back with friends. Just as wonderful the second time. The stuffed peppers are really unique and delicious. Everything is served beautifully and with care. Both servers we had were pleasant and provided great advice. My husband and I do not generally order dessert, but if we do, we share... More

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Newark, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Headed here on a Sunday afternoon to watch some world cup soccer and drink Sangria. They have a lovely patio in the back with a tv screen, where we watched the game, and we enjoyed the white sangria. A large pitchers is about 5 glasses.

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Good food, excellent menu selections and friendly service. Worth a visit, you will love it ! We wanted return for dinner but ran out of time.

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West Orange, New Jersey, USA
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Mompou is a delight with Brazilian rhythms and an amazing array of small and large plates you cannot go wrong. We always start off with a cocktail and a few small plates and see where the moods take us. The background music is a mix of live and recorded fare but always setting a chill ambiance for the crowd. We've... More

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Montclair, New Jersey, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Does anyone know that Frederic Mompou was a wonderful Spanish/Catalan Composer of piano music who lived until not long ago? I do because I am a piano player, and all I needed was one recommendation to go there and explore...the food! Of course in Spain, tapas are free when you order your beer or whatever, I still don't know how... More

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North Bergen, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We have visited Mompou with our company many times, including holiday dinner in the private room downstairs. It never disappoints! Friendly and helpful staff are always there to greet us. Delicious tapas (best spanish sausage around!) and great drinks! Highly recommended if you are visiting Newark!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A long overdue visit to Newark, New Jersey, home of my birth, and public schooling for College. Forty (40 ) years had elapsed. Reclaiming earlier years Ferry Street food was a most! I entered Mompou...Steve, the owner is "THE BEST". We ate, drank, reminisced, Crab Salad, Grilled octopus, & Lamb Chops are " HEAVENLY " .

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

After visiting the Newark Museum, ten friends gathered at this trendy tapas bar in the Ironbound section of Newark. Parking is a premium, but it is a short walk from Penn Station-Newark. Our servers were excellent, recommending various tapas to try. Our favorites were the PIQUILLO RELLENOS, the ALBONDIGAS DE POLLO, and the TXISTORRA. The chorizo tapas was rather pedestrian... More

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Just a great date place for Tapas style eating. The decor is trendy and the food is great. I had the tuna sashimi salad which was excellent. We also had two types of grilled shrimp and they where excellent also. Great place to go before a Devils hockey game. You can get there before the rush and leave in plenty... More

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