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Churrascarria Paladar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Portuguese
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2 US Highway 46, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2601
+1 908-813-1700
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The picanha is to kill for. Not to die for. Because if I were dead I wouldn't be able to eat it. Also, the service is Amazing. My food was out very fast and I got a ton of meat. 10/10 experience. Definitely gonna come back! Picanha

Thank rebeccakali
Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is our family's favorite place to eat. Food, drinks and service are always phenomenal. Love it!

Thank CatMarOrt
Mount Arlington, New Jersey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll preface this with the fact that I love meat. I love Brazilian churrasco and have been to several similar restaurants and loved them all. The food was great. All of the meats were very good, especially the parmesan signature steak. But the service was not good. We had 20 minute stretches where no meat came out. We had several... More 

Thank Derek P
Northern NJ
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339 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was initially wowed by the ambiance as they did a fabulous job renovating an old building. Unfortunately, they do not have a children's menu so my youngest had to order an adult entree, a waste for someone her age. We initially wanted to try the Rodizio, but changed our minds after few of the options seemed appealing. In the... More 

Thank happymomx3
Lebanon, New Jersey
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place is great. Reservations are pretty much a must, according to my aunt & uncle, because it fills up pretty quickly. Putting them in day of isn't an issue though. The food was delicious. We ordered the grilled octopus special for an appetizer. I have never had such a tender piece of octopus. The bread and everything else was... More 

Thank Squ3aky
hoosier in jersey
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It is what it is! If you are a serious carnivore, this is your place. They do it well and they are attentive, at least to us. We were there late on a weeknight and they continued to bring us several selections, even asking us what we preferred. I would suggest going with the Rodizio and give them all a... More 

Thank happynest
Lopatcong, New Jersey
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The meats were so-so and extremely salty. They provide 1 small sample of each of the meats on the list. This sounds like a lot of food, and it is, but it would be nice if they came around with the meats so you could have a second of the one you like and skip the ones you don't really... More 

Thank Jfk08865
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169 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

All I can think of is the scene from the Monty python movie. Well that and geico commercial with the meat sweats. Rodizio. Brazilian for more meat than anyone can eat. I am a big guy and call it quits. And the meat is deliciously prepared. Sides are good but meat. The glorious never ending meat. Constantly coming to table... More 

Thank scott t
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great night with friends! José and Maria are absolutely amazing! After a wonderful night of sushi, we all decided to come for desert and coffee. Love the atmosphere and everyone was attentive.

Thank Melissa C
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The signature steak for two is strongly suggested, its our favorite. It was cooked and seasoned exactly how we ordered it! Tender, juicy and a nice size portion. I only wish it was less loud inside. We got there early Friday -before the crowds and had no difficulty hearing conversations...but then as it got busier we could not hear the... More 

Thank Diana G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 US Highway 46, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2601
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackettstown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-813-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?