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APERITIVOS / APETTIZERS‏
Camarao Ao Alho
Shrimp in garlic sauce
$9.00
Ameijoas a Bulhao Pato
Steamed clams in white wine and garlic sauce
$9.00
Ameijoas a "Portucale"
Clams "portucale style"
$10.00
Ameiioas a Casino
Clams stuffed w/ crab meat s bacon
$10.00
Ameiioas Ao Natural
Fresh clams on the half shell
$8.00
Vieiras Ao Alho
Scallops sauteed in garlic sauce
$10.00
Lulas Fritas
Fried calamari w/ cocktail sauce
$9.00
Mexilhao Marinheira
Mussel in tomato sauce
$9.00
Chourico Caseiro Assado
Flaming Portuguese sausage
$10.00
SALADAS / SALAD
Salada De Peito De Frango Com Molho Cesar
Grilled chicken salad w/ caesar sauce
$10.00
Salada De Atum
Tuna salad
$11.00
Salada Mista Grande
Mix salad (large)
$6.00
Salada Mista Pequena
Mix salad (small)
$3.50
SOPA DO DIA / SOUP OF THE DAY‏
Bacalhau Na Canoa
Fried cod fish served w/sauteed onions & crisp spanish style potato
$17.00
Bacalhau C/ Natas
Cod fish w/ cut small potato & heavy creamy
$15.00
Bacalhau a Ze Do Pipo
Cod fish & mashed potato w/ mayonnaise & onions
$17.00
MARISCOS / SEAFOOD
Cataplana De Mariscos a "Portucale"
Seafood combination, simmered in a light tomato sauce served w/ rice 8 boiled potato
$25.00
Mariscada Em Salsa De Tomate Ou Salsa Verde
Seafood combination cooked in a green or red sauce served w/ rice
$22.00
Arroz De Marisco
Seafood combination, simmered in a light tomato sauce
$16.00
Paelha Marinheira
Seafood combination cooked w/ saffron rice
$22.00
Paelha Valenciana
Seafood combination cooked w/ Portuguese sausage, chicken boneless 8 saffron rice
$24.00
Lagosta Recheada
Stuffed broiled lobster platter
$Market
Lagosta a Fra Diabo
Lobster, clams 8 scallops in a delicious "chefs hot sauce"
$20.00
Gambas a Mocambique
Prawns with head 8 shells sauteed in hot sauce accompanied w/ rice 8 crisp spanish potato
$18.00
Bacalhau C/ Migas
Grill cod fish served w/ mixed of cabbage & cornbread
$17.00
Bacalhau Assado Na Brasa
Grilled cod fish served w/ pepper, onions & vegetables
$17.00
CAMES/MEAT‏
Bife a Portuguesa
Sauteed steak in portuguese style sauce, seasoned and topped with ham and egg
$14.00
Bitoque
Steak braised in portuguese style sauce, seasoned and topped with one egg
$12.00
Bife De Vaca a Casa
Sirloin steak "portucale style"
$16.00
Picadinho De Vaca
Beef and potato cubed sauteed in "Portuguese sauce"
$14.00
Picadinho De Vaca C/ Camarao
Beef and potato cubed w/ shrimp sauteed in "Portuguese sauce
$16.00
Vitela Panada a Milanesa
Breaded veal w/ spaghetti
$15.00
Vitela a Marsala
Thin sliced‏ veal w/ mushrooms in marsala wine sauce
$15.00
Carne De Porco a Alentejana
Pork & potato cubed with clams braised in garlic sauce & white wine
$14.00
Lombinhos De Porco a Algarvia
Pork loin sauteed w/ mushrooms and clams, served w/rice & crisp spanish potato style
$14.00
Picadinho C/ Camarao
Pork 8 potato cubed w/ shrimp sauteed in a "chefs special sauce"
$12.00
KIDS
Dedinhos De Frango
Chicken fingers
$8.00
Bife De Vaca
Beef tenderloin
$8.00
Filetes De Peixe Fritos
Fried fish fillet
$8.50
Macarrao C/ Queijo
Macaroni s‏ cheese
$8.00
Mozzarella Sticks
$8.00
Arroz De Frango
Chicken & rice seasoned w/ our special"chef's sauce"
$12.00
Peito De Frango Ao Alho
Boneless breast‏ of chicken in garlic sauce
$12.00
Peito De Frango C/ Camarao
Boneless breast of chicken w/ shrimp in garlic sauce
$13.00
CARNES GRELHADAS‏
Meat broiled charcoal
Filet Mignon Com Rabo De Lagosta
Surf & turf
$24.00
Filet Mignon Com Gambas
Grilled filet mignon & jumbo shrimp sauteed in a chef sauce
$25.00
Filet Mignon a Casa
Filet mignon portucale style
$22.00
Prime Rib
Grilled prime rib
$16.00
T-Bone Steak
T-bone steak
$16.00
Bife De Vaca
Sirloin steak
$15.00
Costeletas De Vitela
Veal chops
$15.00
Costeletas De Cabrito
Lamb chops
$15.00
Costeletas De Porco
Pork chops
$12.00
About
Greetings,PortuCale Restaurant is a family owned and run restaurant serving authentic regional Portuguese food. We believe in using the highest quality products, fresh, local and seasonal. We serve great wines, and coffee. Our food is made with love, just like you would have experienced at Grandma's house. We hope that you will have an incredible dining experience. Come join our family for dinner! Thank you.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Friends and I used a Groupon deal to enjoy a meal prior to a concert close by.  The food is flavorful and the portions are a lot for one person.  You will most likely go home feeling very full or end up taking a doggie bag!  The service...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

Stopped by this unassuming place on a weekday night last week while on a biz trip to NJ. Love eating in the Ironbound section of Newark and had never tried this place. Sat at the bar with all locals. Bartender, who doubled as the waitress,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Great restaurant in the ironboun district, went there for a birthday celebration. Th food and the service is excellent with onsite parking

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

A little gem tucked away in the Ironbound, with fare beyond expectations. Keep in mind the Fish dishes are better than meats, in my opinion, but worthy of the visit in any event. Expect service to be a little harried during peak times, with some...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

We ate the Rack of Lamb six good size chops. Excellent grade. The potatoes were to die for. They were roasted and the flavors were throughout the potatoes. The veggies tasted like they were fresh picked. I have been to a lot of restaurant and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019

Went here twice on a visit to family who live locally. We had two littleys with us aged 5 and 2 (They are impeccably behaved and eat anything). We ordered a selection of food which was truly excellent. Whole fish sold as fresh (it was),...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Very good service and the food was for the most part excellent...the Valencia pallela (yes I know its Spanish) was excellent and the octopus was excellent too. So why the big drop to only 3 stars? Well, we also ordered a dozen raw oysters and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

Have dined here five times this year and it never disappoints! Tried various dishes from steak, pork chops salmon and all have been excellent Sangria is tasty and desserts are delish as well

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

My friend visited me from out of state and I previously had such a great dining experience here (in winter) so I decided to bring this friend to experience this great restaurant. We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon around 530.The place has a parking lot...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

We were very lucky to grab an outside table & the last perking space in their lot on a Sunday afternoon when a big soccer game was on & a street fair close by. Our waiter Guillermo was great! He made menu & wine suggestions...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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