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Maize Restaurant

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Newark Central Business District
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50 Park Pl Lobby, Newark, NJ 07102 (Center Street & Mulberry Street)
Newark Light Rail - NJPAC
973-733-2202
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Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Located inside Robert Treat Hotel

This is a very nice place to relax and have a drink before attending the NJPAC (just across the street) The drink and food are a bit expensive, but the atmosphere and location make it worthwhile for a special night

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
henryg12345
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Newark, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a very nice place to relax and have a drink before attending the NJPAC (just across the street) The drink and food are a bit expensive, but the atmosphere and location make it worthwhile for a special night

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The bar is good. Nice and quick service. The food is good too although the lobster was overcooked. The steak was excellent. Service was great. A nice place to go, especially for a large group of pople. Just don't stay at the hotel it's attached to as it's awful....

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North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Seven of us had a dinner Sunday evening before meetings the following day as some of us were staying in the Robert Treat Hotel where Maize is located. The service was quite good (although there weren't many diners that evening). The mussels, which two of us had, were just OK, but the steak was excellent. The wine list had some... More 

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Concord, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I eat out a lot and if a place has a bad day, it happens. This place is so hyped up online, with superlatives ("fine dining" and "dazzling" and "exciting", etc.) that we actually booked the hotel where it's located (the Best Western Plus Robert Treat) because of the description of the restaurant within. It sounded so good. In reality,... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The food is consistently good as is the service. I love the atmosphere - which provides a warm intimate feel.

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Neshanic Station,NJ
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130 reviews 130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Located inside the Best Western Hotel. We dined at Maize before a theatre performance at NJPAC. The restaurant's location provides great access to NJPAC. Parking is easy to. Upon arrival, on Saturday night, dining hall had many available tables (we reserved to be sure) and we had a choice and were promptly seated. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Varied... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant was extremely disappointing. We went for a pre-dinner bite to eat and had a reservation. Staff was not accommodating when we asked to sit at the bar instead of a table and downright rude. Very unprofessional manager. We didn't stay for the food. They essentially berated us for wanting a more casual meal. Told us, "you can't do... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Got to Newark at about 6:30 and to the hotel about 8:00 PM After getting settled in our room we decided on dinner, was nice to find and very nice restaurant on site, the Maize! Our steaks were excellent the service was first class. Really enjoyed our meal before settling in for the evening.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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379 reviews 379 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The restaurant is decorated in a semi posh style that seem to have an another target group than Newark. There are loads of tables but when I was there it was both early and empty. The service is intense - almost too much - because you are addressed at almost every taste of your food. I am not accustomed to... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have stayed at the Best western where this restaurant is located many times on business and I cannot seem to venture very far for food as they have such a great restaurant located within. The Portuguese flair with a hint of American is great. They have a limited menu but everything is fantastic!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Park Pl Lobby, Newark, NJ 07102
    (Center Street & Mulberry Street)
  • Public Transportation: Newark Light Rail - NJPAC
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Newark Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 973-733-2202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?