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25 Whitehead Ave, South River, NJ 08882-1763
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
25 Whitehead Ave, South River, NJ 08882-1763
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a private party for about 28 people. The venue is nice with lots of parking but the food is not even close to good. There are a lot better Portuguese restaurants in the area with a lot better food

Thank NICK81514
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. My daughter continues to celebrate a milestone in her life so she decided on Portuguese food tonight. The place is huge but the ambiance makes you feel like you are at home with friends. We dined at the “bar.” We...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It's a great place for family's and parties. Staff is great, food comes pretty quickly and it's always good.

Thank JohnGabb08882
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came in and was expecting to be assisted right away. We were able to order after about 15 minutes for someone to attend to us but had to wait almost 30 minutes before our food was served..It kinda seem like there...More

Thank Miss R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Dinned here for a post funeral affair. Menu was diverse, service excellent, food had large portions and tasted great. Nice for having an affair or event.

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Sangria is amazing. Portions are huge. We all took home delicious leftovers. Very accommodating with menu substitutions for my vegan daughter. Wonderful atmosphere. Lots of private party spaces available. Friendly and attentive staff.

Thank law829
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My cod fish was char burnt on both sides. The fish was completely covered with onions and peppers to hide it. I tried peeling all the burnt surface off to avoid waisting more time since I was scheduled to be somewhere else by 7pm. It...More

1  Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We recently went to a social event here and was super impressed with everything. The service was top notch and very attentive. We sampled many items on a dinner buffet. I especially loved the grouper and the chicken francaise. There were pitchers of white and...More

Thank NewEnglandTraveler23
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Seven of us went to dinner for a girls night, service was great as always. The menu has changed but all the favorites are still there. I order Veal Milanese traditional it is served with salad, disappointed no salad. Overall delicious as always.

Thank Annex247
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The food is delicious, Sangria is the best, and I love the salad that they serve before dinner. Great service as well. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mariaann520b
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Fred H
4 June 2016|
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Response from Rosemary H | Reviewed this property |
In the bar, no dress code, just neat and casual. In the diningroom I recommend a bit dressier casual outfit.
Fred H
4 June 2016|
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Response from Rosemary H | Reviewed this property |
In the bar, no dress code, just neat and casual. In the diningroom I recommend a bit dressier casual outfit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Whitehead Ave, South River, NJ 08882-1763
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South River
  • Phone Number: 723-257-1100
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