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Fire Pit BBQ

357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
+1 201-489-3473
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bacalao” (3 reviews)
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portuguese food that brings back memories of our trip to Lisbon. Dishes are tasteful and amble. Small eatery and BYOB, Enjoy!!!

Thank Jonathan O
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Well although the food isn't quite like the places you'd find in Newark you still get a nice combination of typical Portuguese dishes. The chicken and rice is pretty good and the Bacalao hits the spot. There are also other BBQ items on he menu...More

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

what a amazing little gem. Happened to stumble upon this place by accident and I must say it was not only delicious but flavorful. the food portions are huge and the platter we ordered was just enough for at least 3-4 people. great find, great...More

1  Thank Danielle O
Reviewed 17 May 2017

When the wood grill aroma overtakes as you approach the building, you know you're in for a taste treat of Portuguese BBQ. Service began with a welcome warm roll and butter. If you enjoy spice, try their grilled Portuguese sausage appetizer. I found the fried...More

Thank 50StateVisitor
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch when visiting Hackensack hospital. I had the 1/2 portion of pork ribs with rice and beans. The portion was large and the price very reasonable. Although good the ribs had more fat than I would expect. I would go back but...More

Thank BronxWanderer
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I were driving home to Buffalo from NYC, and were relying on our GPS to lead us to a place to eat in Hackensack. I had probably the best pulled pork sandwich ever...so good that I did not even bother adding barbecue...More

Thank jando24
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great take out food. BBQ chicken plus rice, beans at a reasonable price. Take the opportunity to stop in or have this delicious meal delivered.

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

On the recommendation of a friend, we decided to give this place a try. Yes, they have off street parking, but the amount is limited and it can be a tight squeeze if a big SUV parks next to you. We ordered a combination of...More

Thank jon762
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant has very tasteful barbecue chicken and ribs.Part of a small group that operates a few places I recommend their take on how to cook chicken and ribs.The side dishes do compliment there entrees and the result is Good everytime I have been.Bravo

Thank 123dubdutch
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I used to work in Hackensack and passed this tiny Portuguese BBQ twice a day, but never went in. The "but" in the title refers to my recommendation that if you choose to eat in during the colder months, dress warmly, because, despite the huge...More

2  Thank LWL3333
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1267
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-489-3473
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