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Krug's Tavern

118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
+1 973-465-9795
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burger” (92 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lively sports bar in a grim area of Newark. Good menu choices and excellent selection of craft beers. Quick service and friendly efficient staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

If you’re craving a great burger at a great price, then this is the place you want to be….Period. Yes, I’ve had many excellent burgers throughput the US, but also paid substantially more for them. This is the best burger for its price, hands- down....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Brosker
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The biggest and best hamburger in Newark,NJ Let’s not forget the beer and steak fries! Jimmy the bartender was on point the service. He provided the best of all services involved. This is a great place to eat and drink.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rell P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Krug's Tavern is a local Wilson Avenue Bar that happens to make killer burgers right behind the bar. You can see the cook from your seat working the hot grill. Add some Onion Rings and a cold beer and you are all set. Park in...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ScottF848
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Great 12oz burger. The burgers were outstanding and the prices reasonable for this huge burger. The small flat top makes the service a bit slow, but well worth it. Good fries and onion rings.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Overall, burger was very good, thick and juicy, but bun gets soggy and makes it difficult to eat. Personally, not the best burger in NJ as claimed by a local newspaper. Excellent wings, crispy and tasty. Parking is tight and limited. Kitchen service is extremely...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Cozy neighborhood bar, Best Burger hands down..live 50 miles away ..whenever in town always a stop..do not miss this place 5 Stars 🍔🍺🍸

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

My gf and I stayed over night in Newark before our cruise. Read some reviews and found this diamond in the rough. From outside It looks like a small pub, but WOW do they do great business. The place was absolutely packed. And there's a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 32valeriek
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Old bar setting with table seating in back. Full service bar. Tasty appetizers. Enjoyed the scampi wings. Different Flavor for a favorite appetizer. Calamari were thick cut rings of deliciousness! Burgers were thick and well worth the wait. I had the Taylor Ham Burger which...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed March 26, 2018

We went here to eat after a night out. The place is cozy.....typical neighborhood pub. The service is great, but expect to wait for your burgers. The wait is worth it and you can certainly try one of their draft beers while doing so. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank fletchlives1966
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December 16, 2017|
Response from 235joaoc | Reviewed this property |
No, they are closed on Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-9795
Krug's is family owned and operated since 1932. We are currently 4 generations and running strong. We were voted "Best Burger" in NJ in 2015 by The Star Ledger.
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