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Sol-Mar Restaurtant

267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
+1 973-344-3041
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (15 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
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267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I miss the old place, grew up in the restaurant it was great. Was back home about may of 2106 and went check out Sol-Mar and it has changed in the past 38 years. Anyway went to eat with family and was really impressed with...More

Thank Jentinodnbc1999
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This was a nite out with my husband we ordered the fried calamari and the grilled seafood platter for two. The calamari was really good I would have preferred the sauce to be more spicy but still very good The grilled seafood for two was...More

1  Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is an outstanding restaurant in Newark . It took a while for the food but worth the wait. My Chilean Sea bass was the best. The combination for two with seafood and lobster was outstanding as was the shrimp rice with the meal ....More

Thank demetriusTesla
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This authentic and already historic Restaurant in the Ironbound district of Newark NJ is the top Portuguese Restaurant in the area. You must try the Bacalhau da casa and the Cabrito assado and if you like octopus than it's your place!!!

Thank Dream on L
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We eat here every chance we get and we have never been disappointed. The fresh cheese and bread with Portuguese olive oil is fantastic as well as the charisso bread. My favorite appetizer is the shrimp in garlic sauce. There are to many excellent entree's...More

Thank lruggles
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Went to have lunch with our son and his wife, by indication. The overall atmosphere is very familiar and friendly, courteous attendants, place very clean but crowded. Tables too close each other (may be caused by the food quality...) Food in large portions, generously serving...More

Thank Anselmo A
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner last minute. They brought out a bread basket with 3 different types of bread, butter and a soft cheese spread of some kind which was very nice. Also a complimentary marinated olive dish. Had grilled whole black sea bass with potatoes...More

Thank jaybirdrcky
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Sol Mar because it was highly recommended by a friend. First, parking is across the street in a strip mall. There are spaces allotted for the restaurant, which we just happened to find them. I ordered the mariscada, lots of shrimp, clams,...More

Thank happymommywith3
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It's kind of a tradition for us, if we are flying out out Newark Airport, we will stop here for lunch or dinner. This restaurant does not disappoint. The food is great and the portions are huge. Heavily recommended.

Thank bwco
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I believe their were two waiters there on Saturday night. Slow would be a compliment. I had to ask for my bill more then once. The waiter was never there and we had to flag someone down to get more water. Clams Casino were good...More

1  Thank mark p
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12 June 2016|
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Response from KeokiHangLoose | Reviewed this property |
It is as safe as any other urban location. The Ironbound section has several restaurants that are accessed via Newark Penn. Ferry Street takes you there.
24 February 2016|
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Response from Anna R | Reviewed this property |
It's a hike from Penn Station. It's on Ferry St. Not difficult to find. I don't know exactly how long it will take you to walk or even by car as it depends on the traffic and time of day. But you'll see lots of interesting... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 267 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-3217
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-344-3041
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