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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

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North Ironbound
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267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105
973 344 3041
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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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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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

What can I say, absolutely everything was amazing! The sangria was excellent, our food was fresh and delicious. The service was attentive and very professional. We have been here several times and each time it is wonderful.

Thank Cathy V
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My family loves this place. The food is outstanding and the atmosphere is so classic. Owners come sit at the table with you and chat. They walk around the restaurant and ask how everything is. It's loud and busy but it's charming. The paella is amazing. There's this seafood combo for two that we've gotten twice now and it's killer.... More 

Thank GB08Nj
Mendham, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the epicenter of great food. Always crowded. Average service. Price was cheap compared to the amount of quality food. Did I mention that the food was delicious? Highly recommend.

Thank LouAmexTripAdvi... T
Clinton, New Jersey
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334 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I go, we sit in the bar area. I find it casual and comfortable. Also, soccer games are always on the tv. Regarding the food, always fresh and tasty. For starters, the small plate of ricotta cheese, shrimp garlic and any of the soups are a must. Shrimp and garlic app is plentiful and tasty. They also offer plenty... More 

Thank AndiamoAMagna
New York City, New York, USA
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300 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Sol-Mar features an exhaustive list of Portuguese Seafood focused specials. The Specials such as Scabbard Fish and Roasted Goat were excellent, but some of the regular menu options, notably Shrimp dishes, seemed pedestrian with portion size overwhelming quality. Service was friendly and helpful, but somewhat distracted at the Bar. Limited Seating with Bar Service. Limited street parking, except when nearby... More 

Thank KeokiHangLoose
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Owner Tony always there to make sure you happy with service. As, well all waiters and other stuff. Enjoy

Thank Ridzenieks
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Bring your appetite or bring someone to share what will be a large delicious serving of a great Portuguese seafood dish! The restaurant has great character, the waiters are professional, and I must repeat that portions are large and very well done. On previous visits I thoroughly enjoyed their chicken, and grilled ribs. You will leave Sol-Mar satisfied and wanting... More 

Thank Ecbisutti
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Great place to grab a bite to eat for locals and newbies visiting the area. Even on a busy weekend they were bale to accommodate our group of 5. The portions were just right, the sangria is very good as are the appetizers. The shrimp in garlic sauce was very good, you can never go wrong with caldo verde especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: 973 344 3041

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?