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Best American Restaurants in Newark

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Adega GrillAdega Grill
525 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

From the moment you enter, tones of old world yellows, stone fireplaces, wrought iron cellar gates and sconces, soft candlelight, coves with upholstered sofa seating and friendly staff, it's an undeniable inviting space, nothing short of extraordinary. Two special occasion tables with antique throne chairs and live piano music add to the intimacy. Two romantic dining rooms cater to an elegant crowd, while the long narrow bar gathers a friendly and fun bunch nightly.



The cuisine truly upholds the name of Fine Portuguese/Spanish Dining, seafood and fish, organic meats, the freshest ingredients and to maintain the tradition, huge portions are to be expected. The menu is seasonal and in addition to a varied selection of delectable dishes to satisfy any palette, daily specials are always featured. The wine list with over 180 selections is an ambitious one that keeps growing, but sure not to disappoint the discriminating connoisseur.

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Fornos of SpainFornos of Spain
930 reviews
Spanish | Newark, New Jersey - North

Welcome to Fornos of Spain Restaurant located on the Iron Bound in Newark, NJ. Fornos of Spain has been bestowed numerous awards and proclaimed by various national magazines as a "must" when dining out in New Jersey. Our award winning Spanish cuisine is prepared with the freshest seafood of Spain. Our extensive wine cellars offer over 450 aged and vintage wines and has the rarest collections of Spanish wines in the United States. More

Marcus B & PMarcus B & P
453 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Marcus Samuelsson’s brings his passion for food and culture to the Newark neighborhood with Marcus B&P. Named for the Swedish concept of BP or “back pocket,” this is a spot where you can meet your family, friends, or coworkers at the Bar (the “B”) or take home some delicious locally grown Provisions (the “P”) any night of the week. We pride ourselves on highlighting the spirit of Newark by hiring our family of staff from within the community, buying from local purveyors, and hosting and partaking in community events. More

Allegro Seafood GrillAllegro Seafood Grill
159 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

Located in the IronBound section of Newark NJ, Allegro Seafood Grill offers a variety of fresh seafood and authentic portuguese cuisine. The food is made fresh to order and has a beautiful selection of signature dishes. Allegro Seafood Grill offers a full service bar which is open late. Call to inquire about catering and private parties. Patio tables are on a first come, first serve basis. We cannot guarantee you a patio table if you make an online reservation. More

CatasCatas
108 reviews
Spanish | Newark, New Jersey - North

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Catas is the perfect place to come to dine and wine. The architecture of the building is inspired by the famous architect Guadi. Our cuisine is Iberian influence with modern cooking styles and touches. We also offer an extensive wine and cocktail menu.
Entrance to parking via Jackson Street.More

Campino RestaurantCampino Restaurant
90 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

We are a traditional Portuguese restaurant with an award winning chef that only serves the freshest cuts of meat and fish straight from market to table.
Campino has an amazing sports bar, beautiful dinning room, private rooms, and outside patios.
Our great wine list includes the Casa Americo wine selection made in our own vineyard in Portugal, among the a great selection of Portuguese and American wines.
Campino restaurant that's the place to be if you are looking or delicious food, beautiful ambiance and excellent service.More

The Restaurant at Prudential CenterThe Restaurant at Prudential Center
93 reviews
Contemporary American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Welcome to The Restaurant at Prudential Center, located on Suite Level 1. Our dining room offers a choice of Buffet or A La Carte (see menu below). The Buffet features an array of Chef selected, locally sourced menu items: not-to-be-missed Chef attended cooking stations, ever changing cold appetizers and delectable desserts, as well as traditional stadium fare. Our menu changes seasonally to serve the freshest ingredients possible. The restaurant’s vibrant bar features drink specials and is open to all ticket holders for most Prudential Center events including all New Jersey Devils games. Please call ahead for restaurant hours or make an online reservation via OpenTable. We look forward to welcoming you at The Restaurant during your next visit to Prudential Center!More

Aviation Grill - MarriottAviation Grill - Marriott
5 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Hearty breakfasts, satisfying lunches and indulgent dinners of delicious American fare are on offer at our Newark Airport hotel's signature restaurant. Delectable food and a lively ambiance perfectly combine at the Aviation Grill.More

Nico Kitchen & Bar - NewarkNico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
1299 reviews
Contemporary American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Nico kitchen + Bar, Newark's sleekest dining destination. Enjoy Chef Andrew Watterson's menu featuring crisp salads, delicious sandwiches, inventive entrees, and a great selection of appetizers.


Bikram Bhandari, our General Manager believes in complete guest satisfaction and providing the best in service and hospitality.

A value- priced, three- course , more traditional Prix Fixe menu, priced at $44 pp, and two course (first and second courses) for $40 pp, is exclusively offered on Symphony/Speaker Series nights. A flexible priced three course Performance Menu is offered for performances featuring Legacy Artists, Comedy Shows etc.
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Sagres Bar & GrillSagres Bar & Grill
63 reviews
Gastro Pub | Newark, New Jersey - North

Despite our quaint yet comforting appearance we are a modern sports bar with a variety of tapas, drinks and entrees to choose from, located in the bustling heart of the Ironbound. Look no further for great cuisine with an ambiance that is surely to please. Choose from our traditional Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian and American dishes and accompany that with a satisfying glass of the best sangria, whether it be our tropical, champagne or classic red sangria.

After trying our “Picadinho”, pork cubes with shrimp and potatoes in a garlic gravy, enjoy any one of our many desserts, most of which are home made. Perhaps Paella is most to your liking and it is a dish you will also be able to find here. Our goal is that we aim to please and have a menu as diverse as our customers that come through every day.

Enjoy your meal with live entertainment most nights of the week. We also host karaoke night every Saturday. After a busy Saturday night, return and join us for Sunday brunch.More

CityRub Smoke and SteakhouseCityRub Smoke and Steakhouse
13 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

City Rub has a warm and comfortable atmosphere, whether you are looking for authentic Southern fare with family, a couple of drinks amongst friends, or an evening of great music on weekends. Our establishment caters to all needs, we have a plethora of televisions located throughout the building. Along with daily specials created by our skilled kitchen staff to cater, burgers, steak lovers or vegetarians. We are definitely a diversified option of dinning and entertainment for the whole family.More

Borders Tex-Mex CantinaBorders Tex-Mex Cantina
7 reviews
Tex-Mex | Newark, New Jersey - North

Borders is a tex-Mex Restaurant, Sports Bar & Catering where there are no BORDERS for fun, delicious drinks and amazing food!
With 2 dining rooms, 2 sport bars, private rooms for parties, banquet hall for weddings and outdoor seating with full bar and water view; Borders is definitely the place to be.More

Maize Restaurant of NewarkMaize Restaurant of Newark
289 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

Maize is located on the ground level of the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel. Besides having a laid back atmosphere and serving sumptuous dishes, Maize is decorated in such a way that it can handle any function. A legendary owner and a celebrated Chef ensure an irresistible unique Cuisine. Fresh herbs are produced by a model community-service project that tells the story of revival and hope.

Serving lunch, and dinner, Maize has an elaborate tea menu and extensive wine list, and is open seven days a week. Maize, owned by Livingston, New Jersey resident Wilson De Sousa, has received a rating of "Very Good" from The New York Times and "Three Stars" from The Star-Ledger. Maize has been a filming location for the popular HBO series The Sopranos, and has been featured on NBC's Weekend Today in New York. More

Edison Ale HouseEdison Ale House
40 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Come on in for some great food and fun! At Edison Ale House you can sample great appetizers including our wings, black and tan onion rings and Filet Mignon bites. We also feature delicious entrees, brick oven pizzas and an outstanding burger. Celebrate Happy Hour with us Mon-Fri from 4-9pm, with $2 Off all drinks! (non-event nights only).

If you would like to talk to us about hosting a party, meeting or just want to chat, call or email us anytime. With 30 Beers on tap, craft selections and 12 TV's we're also the perfect location to catch the game!



We are located directly across the street from the Prudential Center on Edison Place.

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The Ainsworth NewarkThe Ainsworth Newark
119 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Located in Newark, New Jersey, come visit us for a genuine American bar and pub experience. The Ainsworth venues are multipurpose spaces comprised of full-scale restaurants, bars, lounges and event areas. All Ainsworth locations, including New York City’s Chelsea, FiDi, Midtown, and East Village neighborhoods; Hoboken, New Jersey; and now Kansas City and Nashville, Tennessee, offer a new take on classic American fare favorites, signature cocktails, and visually stimulating décor, culminating in the ultimate drinking and dining experience.More

Arirang Hibachi SteakhouseArirang Hibachi Steakhouse
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Japanese (Hibachi) | Newark, New Jersey - North

Conveniently located on Route 22 West in Mountainside, NJ, the sight of the exotic plants and sound of falling water from the handcrafted waterfalls will transport you out of the everyday dining experience! Step over the see-through bridge into a dining room with an attentive staff that is eager to make your night a memorable one! After you walk over our glass bridge, you will step into our elegantly appointed 70 seat sushi dining room where you have a choice of being seated at a private table or at the sushi bar. Once seated, our highly trained sushi chefs will temp your palate with our house specialties or perfectly prepared sushi. Entering our 20 table hibachi dining room you will find yourself in an atmosphere of fun and excitement.More

Newark Diners' Choice Winners

Newark's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Adega GrillAdega Grill
525 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

From the moment you enter, tones of old world yellows, stone fireplaces, wrought iron cellar gates and sconces, soft candlelight, coves with upholstered sofa seating and friendly staff, it's an undeniable inviting space, nothing short of extraordinary. Two special occasion tables with antique throne chairs and live piano music add to the intimacy. Two romantic dining rooms cater to an elegant crowd, while the long narrow bar gathers a friendly and fun bunch nightly.



The cuisine truly upholds the name of Fine Portuguese/Spanish Dining, seafood and fish, organic meats, the freshest ingredients and to maintain the tradition, huge portions are to be expected. The menu is seasonal and in addition to a varied selection of delectable dishes to satisfy any palette, daily specials are always featured. The wine list with over 180 selections is an ambitious one that keeps growing, but sure not to disappoint the discriminating connoisseur.

More

Marcus B & PMarcus B & P
453 reviews
American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Marcus Samuelsson’s brings his passion for food and culture to the Newark neighborhood with Marcus B&P. Named for the Swedish concept of BP or “back pocket,” this is a spot where you can meet your family, friends, or coworkers at the Bar (the “B”) or take home some delicious locally grown Provisions (the “P”) any night of the week. We pride ourselves on highlighting the spirit of Newark by hiring our family of staff from within the community, buying from local purveyors, and hosting and partaking in community events. More

Allegro Seafood GrillAllegro Seafood Grill
159 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

Located in the IronBound section of Newark NJ, Allegro Seafood Grill offers a variety of fresh seafood and authentic portuguese cuisine. The food is made fresh to order and has a beautiful selection of signature dishes. Allegro Seafood Grill offers a full service bar which is open late. Call to inquire about catering and private parties. Patio tables are on a first come, first serve basis. We cannot guarantee you a patio table if you make an online reservation. More

Fornos of SpainFornos of Spain
930 reviews
Spanish | Newark, New Jersey - North

Welcome to Fornos of Spain Restaurant located on the Iron Bound in Newark, NJ. Fornos of Spain has been bestowed numerous awards and proclaimed by various national magazines as a "must" when dining out in New Jersey. Our award winning Spanish cuisine is prepared with the freshest seafood of Spain. Our extensive wine cellars offer over 450 aged and vintage wines and has the rarest collections of Spanish wines in the United States. More

The Restaurant at Prudential CenterThe Restaurant at Prudential Center
93 reviews
Contemporary American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Welcome to The Restaurant at Prudential Center, located on Suite Level 1. Our dining room offers a choice of Buffet or A La Carte (see menu below). The Buffet features an array of Chef selected, locally sourced menu items: not-to-be-missed Chef attended cooking stations, ever changing cold appetizers and delectable desserts, as well as traditional stadium fare. Our menu changes seasonally to serve the freshest ingredients possible. The restaurant’s vibrant bar features drink specials and is open to all ticket holders for most Prudential Center events including all New Jersey Devils games. Please call ahead for restaurant hours or make an online reservation via OpenTable. We look forward to welcoming you at The Restaurant during your next visit to Prudential Center!More

CatasCatas
108 reviews
Spanish | Newark, New Jersey - North

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Catas is the perfect place to come to dine and wine. The architecture of the building is inspired by the famous architect Guadi. Our cuisine is Iberian influence with modern cooking styles and touches. We also offer an extensive wine and cocktail menu.
Entrance to parking via Jackson Street.More

Campino RestaurantCampino Restaurant
90 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

We are a traditional Portuguese restaurant with an award winning chef that only serves the freshest cuts of meat and fish straight from market to table.
Campino has an amazing sports bar, beautiful dinning room, private rooms, and outside patios.
Our great wine list includes the Casa Americo wine selection made in our own vineyard in Portugal, among the a great selection of Portuguese and American wines.
Campino restaurant that's the place to be if you are looking or delicious food, beautiful ambiance and excellent service.More

Nico Kitchen & Bar - NewarkNico Kitchen & Bar - Newark
1299 reviews
Contemporary American | Newark, New Jersey - North

Nico kitchen + Bar, Newark's sleekest dining destination. Enjoy Chef Andrew Watterson's menu featuring crisp salads, delicious sandwiches, inventive entrees, and a great selection of appetizers.


Bikram Bhandari, our General Manager believes in complete guest satisfaction and providing the best in service and hospitality.

A value- priced, three- course , more traditional Prix Fixe menu, priced at $44 pp, and two course (first and second courses) for $40 pp, is exclusively offered on Symphony/Speaker Series nights. A flexible priced three course Performance Menu is offered for performances featuring Legacy Artists, Comedy Shows etc.
More

Maize Restaurant of NewarkMaize Restaurant of Newark
289 reviews
Portuguese | Newark, New Jersey - North

Maize is located on the ground level of the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel. Besides having a laid back atmosphere and serving sumptuous dishes, Maize is decorated in such a way that it can handle any function. A legendary owner and a celebrated Chef ensure an irresistible unique Cuisine. Fresh herbs are produced by a model community-service project that tells the story of revival and hope.

Serving lunch, and dinner, Maize has an elaborate tea menu and extensive wine list, and is open seven days a week. Maize, owned by Livingston, New Jersey resident Wilson De Sousa, has received a rating of "Very Good" from The New York Times and "Three Stars" from The Star-Ledger. Maize has been a filming location for the popular HBO series The Sopranos, and has been featured on NBC's Weekend Today in New York. More