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Algarve Restaurant

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656 Van Buren Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-1625
+1 908-353-5858
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“paella” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Portuguese, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
656 Van Buren Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-1625
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

Very enjoyable, interesting tasty meals. My family had three different choices and all were well enjoyed. Just a few minutes outside of EWR for the pre or post travel meal.

Thank jstrauch2016
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Was recommended by hotel we stayed in. Very varied menu with Portuguese, Italian and general fare. Food was very good and place was crowded for a Friday night. Service was a little scattered but they were very busy. We had the chicken which was very...More

Thank Dolfanlp13
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Great Portuguese food away from the iron bound. The staff was friendly and inviting . This place was hopping for a Wednesday night and the food came out very quickly.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Came here around 9pm for ribs while we awaited for someone to land at Newark Airport. The Ribs are the best even at an hour before closing. Will stop here each time we are in the area for the Ribs and a glass of Sangria

Thank Rod M
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

All our food was overcooked from the veggies to the fish.Sangria was cheap wine and Sprite topped with vodka (?). The place was fully packed which could mean that I was unlucky but....!

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The food is phenomenal. The pricing is affordable. Wait time is satisfactory. Ambience is wonderful. Their portions of food is great! U just don't know what u r missing!

Thank Tamiko B
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The food is cooked and is fresh. There is also a variety of foods, and not just chicken and French fries. The prices are not bad.

Thank elizabeth j
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Some friends and I decided to go out for some food but couldn't settle on 1 type of cuisine. We settled on Algarve and the menu covered us all. From garlic shrimp, to pasta to wings we all were able to find something we liked...More

Thank Lester W
Reviewed August 5, 2016

You can not beat the Pork Ribs here. We were in town dropping someone off at Newark Airport so came here for dinner. This is our 3rd time here and weren't disappointed at all. Ribs took a while to come out of the kitchen but...More

Thank Rod M
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely LOVE Algarve...been eating in & taking out for YEARS.... Food is delicious & nicely priced, atmosphere is great and customer service is even better...

Thank Fluffeklowdz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 656 Van Buren Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-1625
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-353-5858
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