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“Great birthday dinner! ”
Review of El CID Restaurant

El CID Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 173 Restaurants in Paramus
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I've been wanting to come here for months and I was surprised with my birthday dinner here. The house sangria is to die for but be prepared to feel the alcohol pretty quickly! The portions were large and everything was delicious. The mussels and the surf and turf were idealic. Absolutely cannot wait to go back! Thanks for making my birthday dinner so deliciously memorable!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Great restaurant with very large portions. The prices were a little higher than expected. The service was professional if a little slow.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank caffora
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Pleasant atmosphere but better Spanish food elsewhere.Paella was only average,shared with a friend so didn't get a range of things to try.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SB1644
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

I really don't get the hype. On the positive side the paella was very good and the fish in all the dishes was of good size and high quality. That said the preparations are very basic and uninspired. For example, for the scallop dinner you receive perfectly seared / cooked scallops, but they were on a simply bed of spinach that was tasteless. The portions were large, but it is reflected in the price. I was most taken aback when I entered the place that is covered in dark, heavy wood paneling with no windows. I felt like I was in a cave. Thankfully part of the main room has a high ceiling. The service was efficient, but not at all friendly; I only got a smile when delivered the check. The same can be said for the food delivery. It came out in a timely manner, but it was more thrown at us than presented. Hey northern Bergen county venue to Newark or even Segovia in southern Bergen county if you want some good Portuguese / Spanish food.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank JamesC8384
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Swordfish and salmon excellent. Generous portions. Steak was excellent also. Salad and desert average. Service ok.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank louis i
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