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If you love Rodizio- the Ironbound district is where you want to be.

A multitude of restaurants in this famous section of Newark, boasting meats on long skewers. Pork... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Orange, New Jersey
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Staying in Newark we were looking for a quick takeaway, this place came into view and a blessing it... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
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All reviews portuguese food ferry street railroad tracks many choices don pepe great meal an entree fun neighborhood from spain interesting small shops great restaurant walk around new jersey penn station safe neighborhood worth the trip downtown newark
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A multitude of restaurants in this famous section of Newark, boasting meats on long skewers. Pork, beef and sometimes ham, it’s all mouthwatering- even as I write this review. Lots of choices. Walk the blocks to investigate and stop in at one of the many...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Staying in Newark we were looking for a quick takeaway, this place came into view and a blessing it was. The order I’d not take long and the quality was wonderful. We ordered two seperate dishes which were prepared and presented in a timely manner....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

You can eat one of the best food good place not the cleanest the food is good but the place is not the best

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaickelGreis
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Lively but limiting. Went to have dinner at the excellent restaurants in the area but was unable to secure a seat due to long wait time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WillingToTraveler
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Starting with da extra long wait....... Overwhelming Could never complain about the food just too much of a booking people on top of each other and for me that’s a bit much, great place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

There are many good resteraunt's here, and jewelers and cafe's. It's a Portuguese neighborhood and fun to walk around in on a nice day. Very clean and safe neighborhood. Lots of fun and spectacular food. Many choices on where to eat!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jjkam91
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The restaurants Down Neck alone save you on airfare to Brazil, Portugal. The proud neighborhood has festivals and an urban culinary experience

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JerseyJohnnie
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a proud Potugese neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey filled with warm friendly and welcoming people. A place to go and enjoy the great traditional Portugese foods.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nagostoagosto40
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Great neighborhood for seafood restaurants. Many with good Portuguese food. Have eaten in several places over the years. Always good food, and plenty of interesting small shops and great people

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

There’s such a unique quality to this section of Newark that it’s worth going to. There are wonderful Portuguese and Spanish restaurants to dine at as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.