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Costa Verde

6039 State Route 35, South Amboy, NJ 08879-1047
+1 732-727-7070
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“paella” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
6039 State Route 35, South Amboy, NJ 08879-1047
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is outrageous, The food is incredible and the service is great as well. You will not be disappointed. They have plenty of parking and it is a place you can bring the family.

Thank hmonta8973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to teste a delicious Portuguese cuisine at it best, this the perfect place for. My favorite is shrimp made with Portuguese Olive oil and garlic and don't forget to ask for the famous wine with 7up, they're perfect together.

Thank nelsond2017
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This is a cool restaurant with great prices on both the food and drinks. Portions are big and the food is very good. Service is good. They have a dining room and a bar. The bar portions are smaller but not by much. John is...More

Thank RockStarKatrina
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Typically I am a fan of the Paella and I can't get enough because it is always amazing, but I decided to try something else. I opted for the shrimp in spicy tomato sauce and rice. It was amazing as usual. Service was great and...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for a nice combination Mexican, Portuguese, Spanish this is the place to be. Aside from the waitstaff being extremely friendly and helpful the portions are very generous, the prices are very reasonable and the use of technology for their menu system is...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! The seafood paella is amazing. When I am in town this is one of my main places and meals. They have a lunch portion which is way too much but all the seafood makes it a hearty feast. YUM!

Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is our spot when we don't want to travel all the way to the Ironbound section of Newark! We frequent Costa Verde often. They have a great happy hour and the food value is incredible if you seat in the bar section of the...More

1  Thank patnoelle
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I came here on a Saturday evening around 6:30PM- we realized it may have been crowded and we did not have a reservation so we called while in the car to see the wait time. The man, don't know his name, who answered was so...More

Thank Laur1205
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Tables in the dining room are extremely close together. THe bar area is very loud if any sports events are on. The food is mediocre. The soup is very bland. The waiters have a rough time getting around the dining area.We have eaten here for...More

Thank Mo46
Reviewed 2 March 2017

full bar...great food...portions are a plenty...great atmosphere and decor...staff is very friendly...they always specials posted which are great..plenty of parking

Thank vpadovano1
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11 October 2015|
Response from ChrisDCarlson | Reviewed this property |
not that I know of. What kind of live music where you thinking of?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
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
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6039 State Route 35, South Amboy, NJ 08879-1047
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Amboy
  • Phone Number: +1 732-727-7070
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