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Solar do Minho

15 Cleveland St, Belleville, NJ 07109-3026
+1 973-844-0500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (8 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, European, Portuguese, South American
$$ - $$$
15 Cleveland St, Belleville, NJ 07109-3026
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with old friends for a delightful meal. Parking lot is minute so they have valet parking to accommodate all the vehicles. Building is deceiving..it appears to be small dining but there are additional rooms and basement seating as well. Food was exceptional. Staff...More

Thank Mary S
Solar do M, Manager at Solar do Minho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mary, thank you for the kind words! We are delighted to see you had a wonderful time with us as you met up with old friends. Thank you for picking Solar Do Minho for such a wonderful occasion. It was our pleasure to have...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

My family and I have been to this restaurant twice and we love it. The food is delicious, the paella (spanish rice w/seafood) is the best I've had, the sangria is great, the octopus with olive oil appetizer is just yummy. Looking forward to coming...More

Thank Daisy B
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A friend of ours recommend this place but I didn't think it would be as good as some of the Newark restaurants! From the minute we walked in we knew it was the real deal. Friendly staff great sangria to start. 6 people 2 apps...More

Thank rbgj609er
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A short distance from Newark is an excellent Portuguese restaurant with a wide ranging menu and attentive service. Celebrated my wife's birthday with the family on a Saturday afternoon. The many fish dishes, especially the paella and mariscoda are delicious as are the steaks. The...More

Thank mike from NJ
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This neighborhood restaurant was a first try and offered an ample menu of Portuguese/Spanish cuisine. A weekday lunch did not collect a large gathering. The choice of chicken in the menu did not state that it will contain hot peppers and that was an unwelcome...More

Thank robertoaW5250TA
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Everything we had was excellent from start to finish. Garlic shrimp were outstanding as were both our meals of steak and shell fish in a pot of spicy tomato sauce. Can't wait to return again.

1  Thank MrAruba
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our waiter was nice, focused on his job. My dinner was good. The place is a little tricky to find, it was super crowded when we went on a Saturday night. The atmosphere was pleasant. Good place to go to, but to me the staff...More

Thank Clara M M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The garlic shrimp appetizer is wonderful!! Of course you have to try the Paella! It is plentiful and can be shared because there is so much. Try the Red Velvet Cheesecake...delicious! They offer a key because parking is an issue. Be sure to make reservations...More

Thank DarleneJohnson120760
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food isn't bad and portions are some what large. The passion fruit sangria is very good. Average price.

Thank chan1986
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My husband's last name IS "Bacalhau", doesn't get more Portuguese than that! We enjoy the bar side atmosphere or the outdoor tent on a cool afternoon with a pitcher of red(sangria that is) its unique With peach notes. People think "iron-bound" Newark is where you...More

1  Thank Dorene M
Solar do M, Owner at Solar do Minho, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Dorene, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We always appreciate hearing back from our guests. We are extremely delighted to see you had such a wonderful time with us! We work hard to bring a great meal to all of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Cleveland St, Belleville, NJ 07109-3026
    (Washington Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 973-844-0500
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