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Portugalia Bar & Restaurant

) #22 of 532 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ Portuguese, , European
280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
+1 973-465-0696
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Portuguese, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Great food great ambiance. Real Portuguese food. Great lunch place . Try the prego. Nice steak Sandwich with a glass of red.

Thank Rocco T
Reviewed December 2, 2016

This food is AMAZING. You know you are in an authentic Portuguese restaurant when English is not the spoken language. I went there for the oxtail but they were all out by dinner time. I ordered the BBQ chicken which is something I never do...More

Thank trvlgirl1217
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We were in the Newark area and went here to celebrate a birthday. First, the place is not imposing from the outside, you will feel as if you are sitting in a cafe, restaurant in Portugal, maybe in Lisbon. Everyone around you is speaking Portuguese....More

Thank nickvandekar
Reviewed November 16, 2016

If you are interested in eating authentic Portuguese food, go to the Portugalia Bar & Restaurant in Newark, NJ. Don't be afraid to try something new and for those less adventurous, our waiter was more than willing to modify our selections, within reason. Waiter was...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Newark is well known for its collection of Portuguese restaurants. They apparently come in s variety of guises. We chose this one since it was highly rated in Tripadvisor. The decor might be described as simple and functional - nothing worthy or any remarks. When...More

1  Thank Joel_Tzipi
Reviewed December 17, 2015

I went there with my brother-in-law Tony (he is Potuguese)because he invited me and my friend for dinner.The food very good,the service ok and the atmosphere ok for a family restaurant in the heart of the Portuguese community the service not so good i had...More

1  Thank Chrischris111
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Oh boy, we loved this place. We did a lot of research for a Portuguese place to go and we were NOT disappointed. I am still dreaming of the Garlic Shrimp Appetizer and my husband was in love with the Mussels Marinara -- nothing like...More

1  Thank trvel4fun
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Hands down best food in newark, quite ambiance, great service and good prices.. Im a regular there very family friendly and portuguese orientated

1  Thank Hnc S
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is my main place to a delicious BBQ chicken. Served with a great hot sauce, isn't overly spicy but on point and flavorful.

1  Thank Bryan B
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

If you want authentic pottuguese food than portugalia is the restauarant for you, jammed with locals speaking the native language makes you feel like you are in portugal. I come here very often and when people ask me where to go eat in the ironbound...More

2  Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Portuguese, Bar, European, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-0696
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