Estrela Ponderosa

$ • Portuguese, Modern European

85 Niagara St, Newark
(973) 344-4484


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Estrela Ponderosa

I've been going to this restaurant for the past 34 years. The food is just inexplicable good, fresh, delicious and the service is exceptional at all points!!!!if you ever in Newark for any reason, you must go to this place.Owner operated for decades.This is the true Portuguese Rustic/Homemade food for the soul!Just like that!!!

This place has really good home style Portuguese food. The portions are large. I come here again and again for the sangria and shrimp. The sauce is so good. The goat was a portion that could feed a family. The broccoli rabe is cooked perfectly. Excellent, friendly service.

A waiter spotted us at the door and guided us through the crowd at the bar to a small dining room and we spent the rest of the evening in his hands. He brought us food that may or may not have been on the menu- a boiled whitefish with vegetables that he served wrapped in a napkin with a boiled egg tucked inside. He lightly covered it with olive oil ( so good, we went to buy some at the market). When we ordered a flan with two spoons, he brought us two flans ( because tonight full review

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Monday 10AM - 10PM
Tuesday 10AM - 10PM
Wednesday 10AM - 10PM
Thursday 10AM - 10PM
Friday 10AM - 12AM
Saturday 10AM - 12AM
Sunday 10AM - 10PM

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