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Krug's Tavern

118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
+1 973-465-9795
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (53 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped after a Giants game for a quick bite. The service was friendly and attentive. We had wings and calamari for appetizers; both delicious! The main event was the burgers, juicy and flavorful. Would highly recommend a visit!

Thank Beverly K
Reviewed September 27, 2016

That's right! I traveled from Europe to this sports bar just to have this burger. Mr. Foodie 2016/17!!!! hahahaha Read the reviews here and decided to do a "Business" trip to Newark. Take Bus #62 or #Go28 directly from Newark Aeroport toward Newark Penn Station........Transfer...More

Thank universeho
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I am foodie and will go out of my way to try what people claim to be the best. I have tried hamburgers all over the United States and can say that this is a very good hamburger ! The place is basically a bar...More

Thank bobbyk57
Reviewed September 13, 2016

One of the best burgers I have ever had. None of the gourmet toppings BS. Kept it simple with a Bacon Cheese Burger and it was everything I could have asked for. Cooked to a perfect medium. As the menu warns be prepared to wait...More

Thank Mich912
Reviewed August 26, 2016

We decided to try this place after reading the reviews and we were not disappointed. The burgers were huge juicy and delicious. Loved the dill pickles they came with. We also ordered fries and onion rings, so couldn't quite finish it all. The onion rings...More

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This was my first time at Krug's. I loved the whole feel of being in a local neighborhood tavern. Big bonus - a parking lot in the back so we didn't have to drive up and doewn looking for a spot. Our waitress was wonderful...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed July 30, 2016

To get there - you go down Ferry street that turns into Wilson Ave - it's easy an parking is somewhat of a challenge - but they have a small lot behind - if you're lucky. Otherwise, within a few blocks on the street is...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Walked into this unassuming pub with no expectations and walked out with a big fat belly. We ordered wings which were crispy and had the right amount of buffalo sauce on them-very tasty. Then came the bacon cheeseburger cooked to a perfect medium rare. The...More

1  Thank stevev8888
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place has been touted as having the best burger in NJ. My friends and I have to agree! From the outside, it's a nondescript local bar in the working class "Ironbound" section of Newark. Other than the neon sign outside, it's hard to tell...More

Thank 7David49
Reviewed July 20, 2016

It is exactly what you hope for. Cheap but clean bar with fast, competent service and good, American food cooked right in front of you, Krug's delivers what other high-end burger joints aspire to.

Thank Lenwa2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, 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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