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Krug's Tavern

118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325 (North Ironbound)
973-465-9795
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Ranked #23 of 450 restaurants in Newark
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: North Ironbound
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: North Ironbound
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English first
Westfield, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this place, this is my favorite bar in Newark. The Hamburgers are enormous and well priced! They also have terrific wings and cheesesteaks!

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Los Angeles, California
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281 reviews 281 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

The skinny: Parking- street if you can find it Decor- dive Service- delivery only Food- greasy and limited Bathroom- think gas station Coke Factor- in a can We were visiting family and came here for lunch as my cousin swore by the burgers. They bring out a pickle and hot pepper plate for you to munch on and if you... More

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Harrison, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A friendly little dive type of bar with great burgers and really good specials daily (if they don't run out before you get there). The spicy shrimp is also really good and the beer is always cold.

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Krugs was recommended to me by a fellow foodie who told me they have the best burgers. I also went in there with my partner and our two kids and felt quite out of place until we were pointed into the direction of the tables in the back. We waited for a server and were asked what we wanted to... More

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Coimbatore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I originally found Krugs from reading reviews like this one. I was hooked by some writing "burgers as big as your head". Everybody at some point is in the mood for a good burger and Krugs does not disappoint. They are big and they only use quality meat and yes, they are big, juicy and come in several different ways.... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

It's almost like the diversity and gentrification passed this gem over 45 years ago, yet the burgers are the best you'll find, the beer is cold and the prices are almost cheap. Quaint? Not quite the word. For those still believing in the American blue collar dream however, this is the place for a cold beer or two and some... More

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Syracuse, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

On Friday 9/7, took 4 trips around the block to find a place to park and almost gave up...very happy I didn't. Great atmosphere and really good food and drink. Personally, I thought the burger could have used a few additives...a little onion...bbq sauce prior to grilling...but overall realllly good food. I thought the wings were quite good as well.... More

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Union, New Jersey
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215 reviews 215 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

In fact, almost everything is great. My last visit was with two friends. I had their soup-of-the-day and a giant cheese burger. I like my burger well-done and it has cooked just right. Well-done but not dry. One friend had a chicken parm sandwich and the other the special-of-the-day which was roast beef served with french fries. We all made... More

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Newark, NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

Krugs is my favorite place to go enjoy a bacon cheeseburger, chicken parm, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, and so many other items on the menu. I personally don't like seafood but everyone I know loves their shrimp and calamari. My husband loves their buffalo wings and burgers of course. Their sweet, medium, and hot sauces are delicious! They recently renovated... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Don't let the old building and location fool you. The burger is one of the best I have ever had. Service is a little slow but worth the wait so order a pitcher to pass the time. The hot and spicy calamari was yummy as well. The place is absolutely worth a try.

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