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Portoguese cuisine in Newark

naruda Jul 15, 2011 07:47 AM

seeking recommendation. I will be there one night and will have a car. Budget : not over $ 20

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    jmoryl Jul 18, 2011 09:14 AM

    One other thing: try to order off the daily specials menu. Some of the printed menus don't have the good stuff, and the prices can be higher.

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      jmoryl Jul 16, 2011 01:03 PM

      In addition to Sol Mar, you might try Coimbra, Cervezaria Portugalia or Titanic. You should be able to get a main course (generously sized) plus a glass of wine and coffee for $20 if budget is important. Not fine cuisine, but hearty, basic Portuguese stuff.

      637 Market St Ste A, Newark, NJ 07105

      Portugalia Bar & Restaurant
      280 1/2 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105

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        scholar399 Jul 16, 2011 06:17 AM

        When we go, we usually go to Fornos. That's a pretty low budget though, you might need something smaller and a little more low key. Hoping someone can give you a suggestion in your budget (or go for lunch)

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          thimes Jul 18, 2011 09:17 AM


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          burton Jul 16, 2011 06:02 AM

          Highly recommend Seabra's Marasqueira on Madison St for seafood, especially if you sit at the bar. You won't be disappointed. Parking in the designated lot across the street with validation.

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            Curlz Jul 16, 2011 03:53 PM

            Exactly the rec I was going to make!

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              Applecheeks Jul 18, 2011 09:59 AM

              Your going to need more than $20. at Maraqueira. While the food is out of this world, the prices can be a little high. Even appetizers are almost $20. But worth every penny!!!

          2. menton1 Jul 15, 2011 10:59 AM

            That's a very austere budget, unless you're doing lunch...

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              bifpocaroba Jul 15, 2011 08:44 AM

              I am a big fan of Sol-Mar not as popular as others in the area but it is excellent. The only place i go down there. If you like fish this is the place as well. Here is the website.


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              1. re: bifpocaroba
                coldbeer Jul 15, 2011 10:23 AM

                DId Fernandes open back up?

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