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Taste of Portugal

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503 Newbridge Rd, East Meadow, NY
+1 516-409-1965
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Rockville Centre, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The pride the owner family has in their restaurant is evident in the execution. In the years we have been going to The Taste of Portugal, the restaurant has moved down the little strip mall to a larger location with improving decor. Today we lunched on a real tablecloth with cloth napkins. One of the things that hasn't changed is... More 

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Thank jefrope
Maspeth, New York
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

went there as a part of birthday celebration, with 16 people, we were served house wine and house sangria(white and red)..and than surprise after surprise, grilled calamari with garlic was, soft, full of taste, as a pasta which both were part of appetizers , main course was full of great dishes, grilled chicken in dark, tasty sauce, seafood dish, with... More 

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Thank Jaroslaw G
new york
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I love food and love to eat out. I was so disappointed with the food. could not eat it. full of salt. took the food home and tried to feed it to the children the next day. no go. will never return to this restaurant.

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Thank deirdrenorthbellmore
East Meadow, New York
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a lovely family-owned restaurant that truly cares for its customers. They are friendly, pleasant and have great Sangria! We have eaten here many, many times and the food is consistenly good and well priced. Many friends (and I) have used their take-out service when we didn't want to cook. Casual atmosphere, good food and reasonable prices - what... More 

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Thank GraceZC
Hicksville, New York
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178 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

only get take out at this place BUT the food is delicious. Small cozy little place and the staff are very friendly. I was arrived to the restaurant a bit late and ordered the famous Caldo Verde soup. Do you believe the cook took the time to make it from scratch. Other places would have said, NO sorry we are... More 

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Thank Alfie D
Albany, New York
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Always excellent food in a nice atmosphere that was originally a Mexican place. Family owned and attentive. I try to get here a couple of times a year when I visit relatives living nearby. Never disappoints. The fresh potato chips especially good.

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Thank KobeV10
SYOSSET
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

One of our favorites. Food and service are consistently excellent. Great value! Our favorite items are the grilled calamari, grilled shrimp and pork chops. All entrees come with shared sides. The chips are the best. Also, they make a great sangria.

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Thank Redfoot620
Long Island, New York
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148 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Taste of Portugal is a lovely, quaint family-owned restaurant. The whole family is there, cooking, serving, greeting - it's a warm experience to dine here. Sergio - our server - knows the menu a well as the chef and was eager to explain dishes and answer all our questions. We started with fried calamari, which were big rings of tastiness... More 

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Thank karenlyn13
East Meadow, New York
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Decor is nice and place is very clean. Service is attentive and food is very tasty. Will go back again.

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Thank Richard G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

A guy I work with told me about this place a few months ago and when I finally went I couldn't believe I haven't known about this place before. The rice and beans with chicken is great BUT if you are there for lunch you must get the pork and onions sandwich with extra sauce.. It is Amazing!!! The taste... More 

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Thank Meechiro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Newbridge Rd, East Meadow, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  East Meadow
  • Phone Number: +1 516-409-1965

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