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Newark, NJ
+1 973-465-1313
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I am partial but I just visited this place after moving away 25 years ago. It still has all the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Ironbound section of Newark is the Portuguese section. Good luck at finding a store that talks... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Viola K
via mobile
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“portuguese food” (12 reviews)
“an abundance” (3 reviews)
Newark, NJ
Newark Central Business District
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I am partial but I just visited this place after moving away 25 years ago. It still has all the authentic feel and food you could ask for. If you are in the area and want one of the best meals ever, visit here and...More

Thank johnpV4713TS
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Ironbound section of Newark is the Portuguese section. Good luck at finding a store that talks English after Walgreens.it has gotten much better than it was. Only take bus r park at parking lot penn station &walk. Ferry street is very narrow traffic both directions....More

Thank Viola K
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Spanish and Portuguese restaurants abound. Also rodizios and plenty of bars. Parking is hectic but it's a nice place to have a great meal that won't break the bank. Don Pepe is our favorite!

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Ironbound because of the iron railroad tracks -- this old neighboorhood has been the home to many ethnic groups and now seems to be the residence of many of Portuguese descent. I would not think of this area as a tourist destination, nor really downtown...More

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The ironbound is probably the safest neighborhood in Newark and usually i feel very comfortable there. There are plenty of Portuguese restaurants and shops and the area is very vibrant and busy. I park there often to attend soccer games and places to dine. I...More

Thank coachmikec
Reviewed 20 September 2017

small town a little shopping area a couple of eating places nothing big.It could be just something to do.

Thank odres
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nothing quite like this neighborhood in the region. I recently returned from Lisbon and walking around the Ironbound, you could think you were in Portugal - the blue and white tiles, the little egg tart pastries, even a store selling things made from cork -...More

1  Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had the opportunity to have dinner at Ironbound. The waitress was superb. Told her I liked fish dishes and pointed me into the right direction. Service was friendly and food was excellent.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This area is an old world cultural gem. It boasts the largest population of Portuguese speaking people outside the country of Portugal. So you'll find, of course the Portuguese, Brazilians, Cape Verdeans and anyone else that speaks Portuguese here. The food is terrific, you'll find...More

Thank ANewage
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Ever wondered what is Portuguese food, Portuguese vines, Portuguese hospitality mixed with Brasil food , this a place to go, you will never find a better place for a money

Thank Ridzenieks
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12 April 2016|
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Response from Chrischris111 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends the time of your arrival and departure if it is day or night and if you are really have four hours to spare.To get to Ironbound with taxi round trip is about 1/2 an hour and will cost you about $50.00.So... More
25 December 2014|
Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
The national drink of Brazil is the Caipirnha which contains Cachaca. It's a clear liquor and strong. The drink is very good.