What's hot for Portuguese food in the Newark Ironbound?
We enjoy Seabra's Marisquera, but have been there several times in a row. We would like someplace that is a manageable size and with authentic food. Not an institutional nut house. And we don't need a week's worth of paella. Thanks, it is for SUnday 2/24 after the Devils' game.
"Authentic" is not on the table in Newark. These restaurants get people in by serving HUGE quantities of food. (They do NOT do that in Portugal!)
If you want to take a ride, some really AUTHENTIC Portuguese cuisine can be had at Churrasqueira Ribatejo in Ossining, NY.
Closer, but a bit more eclectic, with some Portuguese disnes, (the owners are Portuguese) is Quinta in Pearl River.
Well there are a lot of places in newark.....
There is a restaurant called Spain that is right outside the train station. The food is quite good and portions are large, as noted. I think you can't go wrong there and its conveniently located. I have been there dozens of times and its consistently good. There are better IMO, but spain is good, consistent, and close.
if you can grab a cab, my favorite is Fernandes steakhouse. You definitely can't go wrong there!