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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
973 344 3041
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Open now
All 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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Victor V
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

Thank clero1
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank Kathy S
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 !

Thank Profeta Alina P
New York
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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.

Thank ehb22
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank Michael M
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

As nearby residents of Newark, we have been patrons to Sol-Mar on many different occasions. Our past experience to Sol-Mar was most disappointing compared to all our previous visits there. In the past we have invited many acquaintances, friends, relatives, and business associates to accompany us to Sol-Mar. Unfortunately we will no longer recommend this restaurant. Recently, we went to... More 

Thank ddogmay
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The Portuguese food was outstanding, Fish, Chicken etc. You'll feel like you are in an "upscale" restaurant but the prices say otherwise. The service is great and the owner Tony will also check on your table and insure everything is going well. They offer the best sangria...don't drink too much...they don't cheat you on the liquor. Desserts are good also.... More 

Thank Michael G
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

There's a beautiful horseshoe bar in this restaurant decorated with Portuguese tiles. It's bright and wholesome compared to the usual bar with a good focus on food. There's the menu and the specials of the day which always cost less. Every day the specials are different, and are apparently determined by what's good in the market on that day. I... More 

Thank David N
New Jersey
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

My wife and I went to Sol Mar with a friend over the weekend. Having been to Portugal several times, we had our druthers about how this place would stack up authentic Portuguese food wise. We were pleasantly surprised. We greatly enjoyed our dishes including appetizers. The calamari as one of the items in the appetizer dish was something to... More 

Thank Shankar C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese
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, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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: 973 344 3041

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?