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102 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032-2316
+1 201-998-4111
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 23:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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12 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kearny
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere,the staff was very attentive, the food presentation and quality was great; place is clean and also has parking available.

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Thank Orlando M
Kearny, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impress at their menu since day one and recommended this rest to all my friends and family we enjoyed to eat the octopus grilled dish. Unfortunately, in the last couple months their service and food has declined. Cracked plates , long waiting and food is not as tasty as before.

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Thank afa1017
Kearny, New Jersey
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression was disappointment , the food taste and presentation was not what I heard from friends but considering that I can not eat shellfish, may have missed on the information that what was meant really delicious were the shellfish dishes. The service was OK good, not great. The place was very dark ( this is only my opinion... More 

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Thank Vilma P
Kearny
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wow what can I say, my husband is peruvian so he definitely got me into this type of food and it's amazing. OH CALAMARES makes such great food no matter what plate you ask for. And I love the vibe in this restaurant it really is beautiful.

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Thank Diana C
New Jersey
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A fantastic place for amazing Peruvian food. I went on a Friday night and I loved it. They have karaoke. I understand Sundays they have live music, which I'm definitely going again. Must have the Pisco Sour with the meal, a typical cocktail drink from South America. The service was great. The location is clean and the food is delicious!

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Thank MercyNewJersey
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not only this place was the best place where I have ever had the New Zeland mussles (they are served with a very fresh salad on top. made of diced tomatos, and red onions, all topped with the Pizo liquor), but now it has also become my favorite place for the fish soup! It is amazing!!!! You find seafood (mussles,... More 

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Is a matter of fact, this one indeed is the best Ceviche in North Jersey. In our last visit my wife tried the Pisco Sour with the "maracuya" flavor on in, just fantastic! The waitress are extremely friendly, the green hot sauce and the free refills of "can change" are definitely a plus The retro 70's Spanish music was too... More 

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Thank Patrick S
Kearny, New Jersey
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

My wife and I recently moved to Kearny, but have been to Oh Calamares several times and love it! The food is authentic and the atmosphere lively!

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Thank Joseph M
Chatham, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Returned from a trip to Peru last week and wanted to extend the vacation with dinner at this modest place. I did not anticipate how wonderful the food would be and how authentic it was compared to what I ate in Peru. The causa with crabmeat and lomo saltado were to die for. You can get Cusquena and pisco sours!... More 

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Thank Richard B
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

I was there twice and both times gladly satisfacted with the food! They have all variety of Peruvian food, with their authentic condiments like the Pisco liquor that makes every dish yummy! The NewZeland's mussles then, oh my gosh, were really delicious! So fresh and tasty! They also have all kinds of meats, for the brave ones, they can also... More 

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Thank valeria_vally

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
23:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032-2316
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Kearny
  • Phone Number: +1 201-998-4111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?