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Ironbound

Newark, NJ
+1 973-465-1313
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Ironbound bar and cafe serves best hamburger

Stopped by to watch the portuguese soccer game on the tv and had a hamburger. I must say, it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ILove2explore2
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Tampa, Florida
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Interesting ethnic neighborhood with great restaurants. Worth the trip if you're in town. Loved... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Lisa R
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“portuguese food” (13 reviews)
“ferry street” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Newark, NJ
Newark Central Business District
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+1 973-465-1313
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"portuguese food"
in 13 reviews
"ferry street"
in 15 reviews
"railroad tracks"
in 5 reviews
"don pepe"
in 3 reviews
"an entree"
in 2 reviews
"from spain"
in 2 reviews
"rough area"
in 2 reviews
"great meal"
in 3 reviews
"spanish tavern"
in 3 reviews
"penn station"
in 8 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 2 reviews
"new jersey"
in 9 reviews
"old world"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"downtown newark"
in 3 reviews
"parking lot"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by to watch the portuguese soccer game on the tv and had a hamburger. I must say, it was one of he best burgers I have had. It was top quality Texas angus beef, cooked to perfection and served with French fries.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Interesting ethnic neighborhood with great restaurants. Worth the trip if you're in town. Loved the seafood at Forno.

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We parked in the Iron Bound section, and walked to the Prudential Center for a concert. Afterwards, we walked under the Newark Rail Station to get the car. There were a lot of homeless sleeping there to keep warm, and they were yelling at us....More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Unlike neighborhoods like Little Italy in New York, where most of the Italian residents have long since moved away and assimilated, the Ironbound had a large influx of residents from Portugal and nearby areas of Spain in the late 20th Century. While many of these...More

1  Thank barry m
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Ate at Portucale on Elm st. Great food ambiance and service! Got a deal off Groupon and was able to enjoy an 2 entree an appetizer and pitcher of Sangria for $50, for my guest and I

2  Thank fatsesco69
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

You find authentic food dishes as if you were in Portugal. Friendly and safe just off the train at Penn Station travel down Ferry Street. Or by car to get to some of the hidden treasures (restaurants) off Ferry St.

1  Thank Ozzie B
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Known for it's Portugese and Spanish immigrants and for great restaurants featuring traditional dishes from Spain and Portugal.

Thank Geoffrey A
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

I am partial but I just visited this place after moving away 25 years ago. It still has all the authentic feel and food you could ask for. If you are in the area and want one of the best meals ever, visit here and...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Ironbound section of Newark is the Portuguese section. Good luck at finding a store that talks English after Walgreens.it has gotten much better than it was. Only take bus r park at parking lot penn station &walk. Ferry street is very narrow traffic both directions....More

1  Thank Viola K
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Spanish and Portuguese restaurants abound. Also rodizios and plenty of bars. Parking is hectic but it's a nice place to have a great meal that won't break the bank. Don Pepe is our favorite!

1  Thank Emma A
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mjs-fl
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Chrischris111 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends the time of your arrival and departure if it is day or night and if you are really have four hours to spare.To get to Ironbound with taxi round trip is about 1/2 an hour and will cost you about $50.00.So... More
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December 24, 2014|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
The national drink of Brazil is the Caipirnha which contains Cachaca. It's a clear liquor and strong. The drink is very good.
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