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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

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267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
+1 973-344-3041
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (16 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to this restaurant for the past 25 years and it has been degrading thru the years to just become poor to average at best. The food is just not good enough and there's a lot of other Portuguese restaurant that will offer...More

Thank P6727DNgeorger
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I have no idea how they do it, but if you love grilled octopus - you got to come here. From now on, I will be disappointed with all octopus dishes to come I am afraid. I never tasted anything more tender. This dish alone...More

Thank Nils K
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Never went to the Ironbound area of Newark before. Sol Mar was recommended by our hotel staff. It was a little awkward at first because we didn’t know what to order and the staff seemed reluctant to explain our questions about the menu but once...More

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Bread was ok but I have never been to a worse restaurant. IF you do serve hallibut and hamburger you do have to know something of cooking but this was uneatable. They did not even apologize

Thank Magnus R
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch with some friends. Service was great and fast. Had the steak sandwich with Portuguese cheese. Great taste.

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Exceeded our expectations. Their seafood is fresh and perfectly prepared, from the calamari to the sea bass everything was delicious. The staff was attentive and accommodating. We will be back for sure.

Thank 87ivettet
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Found this place on Open Table. Exceeded expectations. The portions are enormous so be prepared to share and not double order. The most impressive part...the staff! The woman that works the check in reminded me of my Italian mother. Hustled all over the dining room...More

Thank Vince A
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We found this restaurant a little bit by chance. We wanted to eat in a portuguese restaurant. The service was fast attantive and friendly and the owner came by to shake our hand as if we were regulars. We had the rabbit stew with rice,...More

Thank french_guy_in_NYC
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I miss the old place, grew up in the restaurant it was great. Was back home about may of 2106 and went check out Sol-Mar and it has changed in the past 38 years. Anyway went to eat with family and was really impressed with...More

1  Thank Jentinodnbc1999
Reviewed January 12, 2018

This was a nite out with my husband we ordered the fried calamari and the grilled seafood platter for two. The calamari was really good I would have preferred the sauce to be more spicy but still very good The grilled seafood for two was...More

1  Thank Carolyn J
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AJLiebman L
June 11, 2016|
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Response from KeokiHangLoose | Reviewed this property |
It is as safe as any other urban location. The Ironbound section has several restaurants that are accessed via Newark Penn. Ferry Street takes you there.
February 23, 2016|
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Response from Anna R | Reviewed this property |
It's a hike from Penn Station. It's on Ferry St. Not difficult to find. I don't know exactly how long it will take you to walk or even by car as it depends on the traffic and time of day. But you'll see lots of interesting... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-344-3041
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