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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105 (North Ironbound)
973 344 3041
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Ranked #24 of 497 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese
Neighborhood: North Ironbound
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York, New York, United States
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Many people go to Newark with the idea of experiencing a real Portuguese meal and they end up in one of the many "tourist traps" that people looking for an Italian experience experience in Little Italy in Manhattan. I was lucky of having friends from Oporto that during a visit in the USA taken me to SOL-MAR. I filled like... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

The food here was above average with avg prices. big selection of wines big... food is flavor n to overpowering. Best part is we stayed at Newark Marriott n they (Sol Mar) offered to pick you up from your hotel and dropped you back off. The guy was even nice enough to let us walk around the neighbor then come... More 

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Viseu District, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Was at this restaurant with a party of 13 last week. We're all from Portugal so we enjoy the typical Portuguese cuisine. I had a rare picanha served with black beans and rice. The Bacalhau à Brás is also a good dish to try if you like codfish. And red sangria too.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I made reservations and arrived on time. There was a couple in front of us in line waiting to be seated. The female hostess ignored us the entire time we waited. The 1st couple were seated and so were the couple that came after us. We were left standing there and the hostess never came back. While standing there we... More 

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Top Contributor
463 reviews 463 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Thus Portuguese restaurant is very cute inside and the food and service were excellent. The waiters were so nice and accommodating. We had the garlic shrimp and the surf and turf. Both were very tasty and cooked just right. The bread was very fresh and delicious. My one small complaint is about the Portuguese potatoes...I like when they are very... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food is always excellent, from appetizers to the main course. Love the fresh and high quality seafood. However the service is not great, the waiters are very moody and sometimes impolite. But I love the food, I definitely recommend this place.

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Bloomingdale, NJ
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128 reviews 128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is an update to a previous review one year ago. Upon revisiting this restaurant, I still feel it is the best of all the Portuguese restaurants in Newark in terms of the food and atmosphere. The front room is bland, but sit in the back for a more charming atmosphere. There is no upscale service in this restaurant. While... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Newark's Ironbound neighborhood has some great Spanish and Portuguese restaurants, including Forno's, Adega, and others. This one is right up there. Excellent wine list, interesting appetizers, and great seafood and paella.

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Newark, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is one of my favorite places. The food is always good. They have plenty of variety. My favorite dish is 'Carne de Porco à Alentejana' which is extremely good there not to mention the Paehla.. yum yum.. lets not forget the Sangria. I love the red. The bread there is also top quality. The prices there are also very... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

You have to ask for the stuffed crab, for some reason they are not on the menu. The crabs are flown in from Portugal on Thursdays. There are two kinds, warm oven baked small crabs, which come about 4 to 5 on a plate, or the large stuffed cold crab which is eaten like a spread over bread. Both are... More 

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Additional Information about Sol-Mar Restaurtant

Address: 267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105
Phone Number: 973 344 3041
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Portuguese

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