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Europa South Restaurant

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Seafood, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese
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521 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2501
732-295-1500
Website
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Memorial Day

Stopped in on Memorial day for the first time in a very long time. We sat at the bar. Absolutely love the new open air feel of the bar, very European. The bartender was very sweet and made great drinks but was slightly weeded and could have used a hand from some of the other staff hanging around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on Memorial day for the first time in a very long time. We sat at the bar. Absolutely love the new open air feel of the bar, very European. The bartender was very sweet and made great drinks but was slightly weeded and could have used a hand from some of the other staff hanging around. Tried several... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great for large parties, good dancers and seafood lovers. Fun atmosphere makes a dinner out feel like a special occasion. Paella is a must here!

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NJ Shore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I thought I had the best Paella in Miami, I was wrong. The PussyCat and I decided to stop in on the snowy first night of spring. She had the lobster bisque to start and the shrimp and scallops ala chef, I started with the crab stuffed mushrooms and had the seafood paella. EVERYTHING was very delish, and perfectly done,... More 

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Sea Girt, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Europa South has a great Portugese menu. The seafood is very fresh and they have some interesting dinner options. They offer great service and entertainment. The bar really gets fun when the locals start ball room dancing. They are so good! Sometimes they will even teach you a thing or two:-)

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Whiting, New Jersey, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I usually don't comment on price but when my expectations are high and so are the prices I expect to be blown away. As good as the food was as was the service I wasn't blown away. Details which would have put it over the top just weren't done. I will certainly continue to go here and hope to see... More 

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Sea Girt, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food here is very good and the service is always friendly. Good wine list and specials. Good nightlife too for after dinner fun. Dancing by the bar area all night. Loads of fun and very good dancers and music.

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went there for a Fado performance, for which we paid $25 each extra. They took us into a back room where the odor of the scented candles burning on the tables assaulted us. The food (paella Valenciana, shrimp Europa) was bland, but they brought out Tabasco sauce when I asked for some spice. It seemed the same rice was... More 

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new york
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

4 of us were attending the Sea Food Festival in Point Pleasant, decided to go to a nice Restaurant to have dinner which we were there the night before & the food is outstanding.The bar was packed so we had to wait for a table for the dining room.At the bar was 2 highly intoxicated men after a few minutes... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our 3rd visit to Europa, but our first full dining experience at this popular Portuguese establishment. . In the past we were attracted to the unique outdoor cafe setting, it's always jam-packed on summer weekends so we had stopped in for drinks. On this visit I was thrilled to see a Tapas menu since I prefer sampling the... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stopped by for happy hour the other day and were duly impressed. The Sangria was delicious and the tapas selection was quite good. We had the mussels and a pork stew selection; both were very tasty. Since the tapas were top quality; I am very sure the main menu will be the same. I am looking forward to that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2501
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: 732-295-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?