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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

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$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
+1 973-344-3041
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9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best quality restaurant with very good service. The seafood is very well cooked and meat of good quality.

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Thank Carlos V
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not the cheapest place to eat in Newark which is famous for the great restaurants in the Ironbound neighborhood. Sol-mar offers a pretty extensive menu, but my suggestion after eating there dozens of time si, stick to fish and bacalhau (salted cod) because no one can make it like the Portuguese. There is always warm bread, olives, and fresh cheese... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large group of about forty diners for an evening meal. What we had had been pre-arranged but I was told it was representative of their menu. Everything was excellent as was the service. Highly recommended!

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Thank DrillerBurlington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere in here was fantastic! Cute Portuguese decorations were all over. The manager spoke to us and went above and beyond when answering our questions about the items on the menu. topped the evening off with port wine on the house. Recommend getting a seafood special but the steak looks delicious!

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Thank mgallagher17
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

you could eat at the bar or go to the Vila Nova room, either one I recommend that you have reservations, Great Atmosphere, friendly services, lots of choices, great prices you get lots and lots of food, you should try the Portuguese sausage for appetizer, (they lighted on fire with vodka). just about every dish is great, from fish, shell... More 

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Thank Victor V
DeKalb
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Dinner with friends at Sol Mar was excellent. The old world charm and excellent food made for a perfect evening.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

My husband and his family are Portuguese and prefer to only dine in Portuguese cuisine. This restaurant not only looked like you were in Portugal but the food was just like you were there as well. I ordered the garlic sauce pork chops and I had the clean plate club. They were so delicious. The kids ordered spaghetti with meatballs.... More 

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Thank Kathy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Sol-Mar! Real Portuguese Food! Grilled Grouper with Olive Oil and Garlic! Entries: shrimp In Garlic Sauce! Red Wine! Yummmy! Simply a fantastic time with my husband! Our Setver George went out of His way to make us feel welcomed! The restaurant is excellent for family and business reunion! It's a Huge place with different ambience !

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Thank Profeta Alina P
New York
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you can't get to Lisbon or Coimbra, you can still eat like they do in those places. Fantastic bacalao in many different versions, wonderful shrimp dishes, lots of kinds of fish. And Portuguese Albarino wine -- easy to find the Spanish version in NYC; tough to find the real Portuguese kind. Highly recommended.

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Thank ehb22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a 8 hour layover at the Newark Airport during the day. We decided we needed a break from sitting there and chose this restaurant for lunch. Besides the food being absolutely delicious we had two of the day The quantities were huge and the service was great the staff was incredibly friendly nice and helpful enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?