Saturday Night Dinner in Newark's Ironbound
You may want to look at previous threads since they are full of great information. My personal favorite is Solar Do Minho in Belleville. You would definately need a reservation. Have fun!
For a casual spot, eat at the big bar (it's almost the entire front room) at Seabra's Marisqueria. It's at 87 Madison Street, about 4 blocks behind Penn Station, right off of Ferry Street. (973) 465-1250 http://www.njdiningguide.net/Seabras/... If you're driving, there is a parking lot across the street for which they'll validate.
Another terrific spot is Casa Vasca, which also has its own parking lot. CV is at 141 Elm St. (973) 465-1350. Their parking lot is on the right on Prospect Street just before you get to the restaurant, which sits on the corner of Prospect and Elm.