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Newark, NJ
+1 973-465-1313
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Super fun neighborhood

Nothing quite like this neighborhood in the region. I recently returned from Lisbon and walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York
Outstanding Dinner

Had the opportunity to have dinner at Ironbound. The waitress was superb. Told her I liked fish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stan K
Mundelein, Illinois
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  • Average7%
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Newark, NJ
Newark Central Business District
+1 973-465-1313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing quite like this neighborhood in the region. I recently returned from Lisbon and walking around the Ironbound, you could think you were in Portugal - the blue and white tiles, the little egg tart pastries, even a store selling things made from cork -...More

Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the opportunity to have dinner at Ironbound. The waitress was superb. Told her I liked fish dishes and pointed me into the right direction. Service was friendly and food was excellent.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This area is an old world cultural gem. It boasts the largest population of Portuguese speaking people outside the country of Portugal. So you'll find, of course the Portuguese, Brazilians, Cape Verdeans and anyone else that speaks Portuguese here. The food is terrific, you'll find...More

Thank ANewage
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Ever wondered what is Portuguese food, Portuguese vines, Portuguese hospitality mixed with Brasil food , this a place to go, you will never find a better place for a money

Thank Ridzenieks
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you're a tourist this is not the place you really want to be. The ironbound is a mostly residential neighborhood in Newark. This is one of the safer areas of Newark but if you're not familiar with this city, this is still a rough...More

Thank Didojen
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The other reviews made this neighborhood sound like a fun, charming place. It was neither. I walked up and down Ferry Street, had dinner at a mediocre tapas bar, and saw at least a dozen piles of feces along the sidewalk. The only redeeming part...More

Thank mustangs1415
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a vibrant neighborhood with a large Portugese, Brazilian, Spanish and latin american population. It is right next to Newark Penn station so getting there is easy. The shops are full of interesting things, the restaurants are popular with locals as well as out-of-towners,...More

1  Thank snders2016
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you love Portuguese food, you cannot miss the Ironbound! Most of the Portuguese restaurants are amazing- my personal favorites are the grilled chicken. The place also had lots of traces of Portugal!

1  Thank peggylee62218
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Iron bound is probably the aka safest section of Newark. Newark is not ment for tourists at all. There are good restaurant around Newark but I would not go to this city at night or alone. There are a lot of beggers which can drive...More

3  Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 7 January 2017

if you are hungry and in the City of Newark this area "Ironbound" is a wonderful place to be. Some of the BEST food in the state is served here. You can find restaurants of ALL levels here, and there IS something for EVERYONE.

2  Thank C D M
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12 April 2016|
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Response from Chrischris111 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends the time of your arrival and departure if it is day or night and if you are really have four hours to spare.To get to Ironbound with taxi round trip is about 1/2 an hour and will cost you about $50.00.So... More
25 December 2014|
Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
The national drink of Brazil is the Caipirnha which contains Cachaca. It's a clear liquor and strong. The drink is very good.