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minhoto restaurant

851 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2726
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13 May 2017
“A Diamond in the rough in Portuguese restaurants in Elizabeth, NJ”
1 Mar 2017
“Very Good”
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
Portuguese, Brazilian, Mediterranean, European
851 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2726
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Portuguese food, always fresh, great taste and large portions of food. Great place for dates and family functions.

Thank Daniel A. H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been going to Minhoto's for many years with my family/friends and co-workers. Sangria is delicious. The food is absolutely fresh and delish!!! A must go to if you are in the airport area or local Elizabeth

Thank baroneag
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place seems have good cooks but poor servers. I visited this restaurant for the first time, party of six, on father's day and was disappointed at the type of service we were given. The menu they initially gaves us was taken away from us...More

Thank jay25st
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Stopped by for a quick bite at the bar, discovered an amazing restaurant. For a great price. Going back there ever since.

Thank Rafaeloliveirasouza
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Food was bland and the service arrogant - all for a high price?!? Please save yourself the trouble and go to Newark Ironbound or other restaurants for the authentic Portuguese/Brazilian experience.

Thank Jorge R
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Great place. Even many locals don't know about this great Portuguese option. You can compare it to all the others in the area and you'll find that this the your best bet. Not too crowded. Great authentic Portuguese cuisine. Good pricing. Nice atmosphere. Go here....More

Thank 2philuin
Reviewed 12 January 2013

this is a place for great Portuguese food - great service - great proces. You won't go wrong eating in either the dining room or the bar side. Sangria was great too. Only down side is small parking lot - and street parking can be...More

Thank NJmomof3kids
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I am first generation Portuguese born in Newark, and I can say with certainty that this is the BEST Portuguese restaurant in the area - The whole experience.. Food, Service and Ambiance. Everytime we come into Elizabeth to visit my father, we take him out...More

Thank lusochic
Reviewed 4 October 2010

Had a wonderful business lunch here in late September 2010. This is an old school place but the food is up to date. Large portions, well-served, and a very friendly wait staff.

Thank davidbViennaVA
Reviewed 30 December 2008

First off, you should know that my wife is half-Portuguese (half-Colombian) and my father in-law is 110% Portuguese, so we hit *a lot* of Portuguese restaurants. We found this gem thanks to a commercial that my father in-law saw on his Portuguese channels on the...More

3  Thank Biggiehaines
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10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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  • Address: 851 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
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