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Krug's Tavern

118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
+1 973-465-9795
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
“burgers” (58 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eluded me for quite sometime, a huge mistake on my part. When for lunch, had a burger, the best I've ever had.

Thank micp1274
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can I say about Krug’s Tavern? Burgers are a serious business here. 3/4 pound of medium heavenly goodness, topped off with bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onion and mushrooms choice of Cheddar Cheese! WOW! and the Onion Rings!!! Delicious!!!

Thank mari03022018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i've been here several times, but the last visit, it was very busy. we waited 35 -45 minutes, which was fine, but no-one mentioned to us how long it would be. i thought about 15 , 20 minutes, and the place is good, dont get...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool old bar serving amazing burgers! But how many places can you get Taylor Ham AKA Pork Roll on a burger outside of NJ? So when I come to NJ I get some of that lovely mystery meat on my burger! It is pretty damn...More

Thank Robin03448
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Krug's a number of times. You don't go there for ambiance or great service, you go there for the food. Giant (12 ounces before cooking) burgers, zesty buffalo shrimp, onion rings, and much more. To be honest I've never had their french...More

Thank unclmikey3
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

It's my first time ever in this place because I do not drink. A friend told me krug's is more than just an establishment to drink and I had to take him up on his words of the burgers. I must say I had fun...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Fun tavern with friendly staff and patrons, a few craft beers on tap, parking lot behind building but the draw is the burgers, they are advertised as the best in NJ but in my humble opinion they are the best anywhere. With fries and a...More

Thank chetndeb
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Finally found our way to Krug's and it was well worth the wait. Four hungry men got four phenomenal, man-sized burgers, a couple orders of super crispy wings and some ice cold beers. End of story. Our Server was aces. Prices are great. Atmosphere is...More

Thank JennAndDeanGo2Dinner
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Krugs Tavern by far has got to be the best burger joint in New Jersey. Anyone yet to experience this 3/4 lb burger is in for a great meal. I’m a local and been coming to Krugs all my life. I️ am a very close...More

Thank Joao C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Neat little tavern that seemed to be committed to a good experience. Large pickle and peppers as a free appetizer. Solid draft choices, though they were out of meatballs (my meal choice, which I didn't find out until the rest of my family got their...More

Thank Clay S
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17 December 2017|
Response from Joao C | Reviewed this property |
No, they are closed on Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Wilson Ave, Newark, NJ 07105-3325
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-9795
Krug's is family owned and operated since 1932. We are currently 4 generations and running strong. We were voted "Best Burger" in NJ in 2015 by The Star Ledger.
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