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Help me choose birthday resto - Newark/Eliz. Portugeuse, etc.

lajiaodust | Dec 12, 201511:52 AM     9

Hi: I've already cross-referenced a few posts to narrow down my choices for an upcoming birthday dinner for 10-12 people. Early @ 6PM, so our littlest guest enjoys. In no particular order is my list, which admittedly, does not really look like I've narrowed it down.

I'm partial to Ironbound because we have 2 people coming in from NYC. But people are so enthusiastic about the other places, I'm not ready to drop them yet.

I'm looking to do a food stroll in the Main Avenue area for lunch, so that might include a meat centered meal. Thus seafood is great for dinner for me, but some guests don't really like seafood. Menu must cater to both. Dessert won't be important to me.

I would like more of a dining experience, since this is a special occasion, but don't want to sacrifice food quality. We are a fairly quiet bunch and might get swallowed up in a very boisterous place, but at 6PM, I think we'd do well anywhere.

Valenca - Elizabeth
Seabra's Maris...-Ironbound
Tony Da Caneca-Ironbound
Manolo's-Elizabeth
Portugal Express-Elizabeth
Adega Grill-Ironbound
Casa Vasca-Ironbound
Sol Mar-Ironbound
Solar do Minho-Belleville

Looking forward to people chiming in with thoughts... Thanks!

Valenca
Portugal Express
Casa Vasca
Sol-Mar Restaurant
Adega Wine & Spirits
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