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Portugalia Bar & Restaurant

280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
+1 973-465-0696
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Portuguese, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for excellent authentic Portuguese food, this is the place for you. The food is fresh, well plated, flavorful and the service is impeccable! The cod fish Portugalia style is AMAZING, the grilled prime rib fillet is succulent and their homemade deserts...More

Thank Busymom115
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a little hidden Portuguese gem. Great home style Portuguese food with good service in a small but cozy dining area.

Thank P6727DNgeorger
Reviewed 13 January 2018

No pretentions of being anything else but a restaurant serving excellent portuguese food in a down to earth bar/dining room. Service is always friendly and fast however busy. It's been said before, but the BBQ chicken is crispy on the outside and succulent on the...More

Thank KevinG0618
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Portugalia is our little hidden gem in the Newark, NJ area and we frequent it almost weekly. If you're looking for fine dining look elsewhere. This is your casual authentic Portuguese go-to restaurant. Be careful on weekends especially Sunday's during soccer season as both the...More

Thank Rick_Tavares
Reviewed 28 August 2017

There's nothing fancy about this "joint" but the food is terrific. When in the area, I always have a meal at Portugalia.

Thank J A T
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great food great ambiance. Real Portuguese food. Great lunch place . Try the prego. Nice steak Sandwich with a glass of red.

Thank Rocco T
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This food is AMAZING. You know you are in an authentic Portuguese restaurant when English is not the spoken language. I went there for the oxtail but they were all out by dinner time. I ordered the BBQ chicken which is something I never do...More

Thank trvlgirl1217
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were in the Newark area and went here to celebrate a birthday. First, the place is not imposing from the outside, you will feel as if you are sitting in a cafe, restaurant in Portugal, maybe in Lisbon. Everyone around you is speaking Portuguese....More

Thank nickvandekar
Reviewed 17 November 2016

If you are interested in eating authentic Portuguese food, go to the Portugalia Bar & Restaurant in Newark, NJ. Don't be afraid to try something new and for those less adventurous, our waiter was more than willing to modify our selections, within reason. Waiter was...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Newark is well known for its collection of Portuguese restaurants. They apparently come in s variety of guises. We chose this one since it was highly rated in Tripadvisor. The decor might be described as simple and functional - nothing worthy or any remarks. When...More

1  Thank Joel_Tzipi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Portuguese, Bar, European, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-0696
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