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Vila Verde Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One thing that for sure this place has is consistency. the plates are great, portions are good and price is fair

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Levi_LAL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ask food not be overcooked. They get upset. So we go occasionally for food that is cooked perfectly. Only a few dishes.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I met with my family who come to this restaurant on a regular basis. I was visiting NJ and we decided to meet here. First impression would be walking through the parking area of which there are plenty of spaces available. The aroma outside draws...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JFB54
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

The service is superb. The shrimp in garlic is soooooo good. I can eat it for an app and then I can eat it as my entree.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mercaldimaria
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We love this place food is amazing the service is outstanding I wish I could give this place 10 Stars. It's a small off the main road location but is so worth it. Huge portions great sangria

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jas61289
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and service. Portions are huge we always have leftovers for the next day. They have good variety. I do not east seafood but i heard they are known for the lobsters.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank msummers25
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We come here about 4 times a month and we also visit many other restaurants as it is something my wife and I enjoy. Villa Verde is out favorite! My wife ordered the cowboy steak special and I ordered the Camarones (shrimp) Enchilados. The steak...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 289oscars
Reviewed February 15, 2019

Excellent food, generous portions and great service. Went for lunch and ordered the Paella Marinera and my husband ordered the Mariscada "Vila Verde". The casseroles were loaded with seafood. It was a great place to celebrate Valentine's Day and the day after, as we took...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 216beverlyj
Reviewed January 26, 2019

My father and I took my mother here for her birthday. The service was very spectacular, and the food was great. The seafood, the chicken, the vegetables, the rice, and the fries were all delicious. The ice cream desert, the olives, and the bread were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TennisStar602
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Business lunch for two. Seated promptly - nice table. Attentive service. Great food. Spotless. Soup of day was very flavorful vegetable-bean. Nice-sized serving - larger than typical “cup”. Had the cold seafood salad - flavorful, fresh and large. Excellent and attractively served.

Date of visit: January 2019
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March 29, 2019|
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Response from 289oscars | Reviewed this property |
The menu at Villa Verde is from Portugal and Spain both are Christian countries that observe Easter. The menu is reflective of that and you can order items that accommodate lent and the breaking of Fast on Easter day.
August 19, 2017|
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Response from AliceR1953 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend a reservation on the weekends.
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