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Ria Mar

25 Whitehead Ave., South River, NJ
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Ranked #1 of 26 restaurants in South River
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jun 6, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
nj
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

the food at ria-mar is always delicious and plentiful. i had a tbone steak which was bigger than the plate and it was delicious. my wife had the seabass which was also terrific, service is always good here, highly recommend, i have been goinghere for 30 years

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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190 reviews 190 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This was an awards banquet for a Boy Scout Council and there were 150 people in attendance, and only 6 wait staff. To start there were appetizers, but there was no silverware in the serving line, you were expected to go to your table to eat the appetizers. Then the salads were not on the table ahead of time, they... More

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Hightstown, New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Its a good 25 minutes for me but i go here 3 to 4 times a year. Start with a really good pitcher of Sangria and enjoy the salad and bread before you eat a rediculous meal that you'll need to wrap and finish the next day.

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New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Well if you have never been to South River before this is the land where the Portuguese and Brazilian have settled. The Ria Mar is a top of the line, elegant, classy restaurant. This place is a must go if you are in the area. If you like a drink the signature sangria is a must have (red, white, blue,... More

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South River, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good food, great service and the best sangria ever! This is a go to restaurant for us for a quick bite or a night out - always a great time!

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Having eaten here multiple times: dinner with my husband, dinner with the family, dinner with friends, parties (christening, 1st Birthday party, high school reunion, congratulatory dinner), I can definitely say' "The food is outstanding, authentic and plentiful!" From the delicious seafood dishes, paella, steaks to desserts of flan, cakes, icecream, there is nothing lacking in any way! The waitstaff is... More

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South River, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

we dine at ria mar alot,service is always top notch and the food is always great.not to mention the sangria. woohoo

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Little River, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We were invited to a party at Ria Mar and found the food and service excellent. The shrimp were perfectly done. Their potatoes are tasty and the seafood is awesome. The dinner included salad, soup, entree and dessert. All was great including the excellent service we received. The waiters quickly filled wine glasses, sangria pitchers, etc. Their fruited sangria both... More

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NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I've been going here for over 20 years. The food is always fantastic & the service is warm, friendly and great. My family has had several private parties here & were never disappointed with any aspect . Their prices are great & offer a better then competitive value. If your looking for glitz & glamour, this is not the place... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My favorite Spicy Shrimp and Sangria restaurant. My husband likes it all. Good service and everything is fresh.

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