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A variety of fresh seafood and fish, as well as organic meats, all made with the finest ingredients available, await you at our tables. Our seasonal menu and daily specials include delectable dishes prepared to satisfy many tastes.
We invite you to visit us in the historic town of South River, New Jersey.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
As a long time fan I am completely impressed with the food, service and care taken with the outdoor dining they have set up. I have dined here 1 or more times per week for years and the outdoor set up, food, service all remain just as good as ever. Mark and family never disappoint.
I really recommend Portuguese fisherman Restaurant!
Excellent food and service!
We love the sangria, and the food always the best.
Food was fresh and delicious, waiters for very attentive to my family , great place all around
Authentic Portuguese cuisine with great service and value!
Quiet night out with my husband
The food and service was excellent as usual. They made outdoor seating enjoyable and safe.
Dont want to criticize restaurants, they are going through hard time, but they cant charge that much for this quality, seems like they didn’t rehire their chef
I must say that the new accommodations are very safe and welcoming. About the food it is and has always been delicious 😋 and the service is always great....
It was beautiful eating outdoors, under the tent!! For was delicious and plentiful, that I had leftovers! Thanx for the opportunity to get free desserts! Will be returning!!
Felt safely distanced and that staff were careful in disinfecting chairs/tables - one of my favorite restaurants ever and so happy to have it open again.
Great staff, great service, great food. Really top notch across the board. Menu has everything from seafood to steak to chicken.
Wonderful food and service! Great owners and highly recommend!
Great food and excellent service. All the protocols were in placed to ensure our safety.
We tried to make a reservation over the phone. The man who answered the phone said . There was no seats available both online and over phone due to overbooked. I we told him online website showed there were seats still. He said NO.
I went back online and booked without any problems.
We went for Father’s Day great service & food!
Everything was great, from the food to the service!
Amazing food, service was super, friendly staff , our favorite place
Excellent always a great place to go
This is our favorite restaurant. Food is amazing, the atmosphere is great and the staff treats you like family. The outdoor seating is really nice. The Fisherman did a great job with it!! I can't say enough about this restaurant. If you want fresh, delicious food in a great setting then do yourself a favor and make a reservation. And definitely have the sangria!!! ♥️
the 4 meal were very tasty and we it just wonderful sitting outside a great eveing
Food was amazing. Tables were nicely spread apart. Great wait staff and amazing red sangria !
Great Food and Service. We are regular customers!!! Never disappointed!!
We had a very enjoyable evening, went with my daughter her boyfriend and my wife. Service was very good and unassuming and certainly didn’t rush us. The food was very good and there was a lot of it. We ended up bringing home almost as much as we ate.
We absolutely love this restaurant! The food and service are both exceptional! If you want a delicious meal at an affordable price, then look no further, this is the place to eat. On a scale from one to ten, this restaurant is an eleven! Seriously!
The food was very poor we actually sent back both of our dishes. I got the traditional pork dish. The pork was cubed in all different sizes and obviously cooked irregularly. It was very dry. My partner got the salt cod which I had one bite of and literally spit out. I understand salt cod has kind of an odd flavor but this was absolutely foul. It tasted spoiled. We never received our salads and I don't even really blame the wait staff. It was clear the kitchen was in the weeds. The general manager came over I believe his name was Tyler and said that the salt cod has an odd flavor that some people don't like and then the pork maybe they "didn't sauce it enough". We declined replacement entrees and took our check. The sangria and the potato collard green soup is delicious.
It was fabulous from start to finish... Herbed butter spread and oh so fresh bread basket... strawberry martinis were sinfully delightful... the salad with chick peas, olives and tasteful dressing... seafood portions were very satisfying... creme brulee was heavenly!!! Definitely coming back with family... and friends!
What a great night. The atmosphere is beautiful. Love the brick walls - the room we had dinner had the most beautiful chandelier. The food was delicious and portions were huge. If you was a great meal - you’ve got to go to this place. Will definitely be back. Thank you for a great meal!!!
Our waiter Tony was the best part of our experience. He went the extra mile. The food was pretty good also.
Thought paella rice portion was less than usual
Cleaning rice and crumbs off the table cloth before coffee would be a nice touch
Valentine’s Day, the menu and the food was really good the service was friendly and quick and great value !
The entrees are excellent but the sides are lacking in flavor
Food was amazing and service was great!
Food is always excellent! It’s one of our favorite places to go too. However, service could be better. I am use to the people who have been there a long time who always have outstanding service. They need to show some of the “wait” service what it looks like. I had to ask to refill my water several times. I needed a glass and had to ask three times for it. Also appetizers came out and food was almost right behind it so we didn’t really have time to enjoy them. Of course, we will always go back for the food. I hope the service will be more on point.
Really good food. Paella, seafood, green sauce, bread - all delicious.
The place can really use a paint job or at a minimum a wipe down of the walls next to the tables. Greasy gunk that needs to be cleaned...
Will definitely go back, but if they don’t clean up soon, it will affect business.
By far my favorite place to eat. The owner Mark, always a class act. Great food and drinks. Servers are top notch.
One of my favorite restaurants!
It was great the food is always fresh and meanu had a big selection of different types of food
Good place for good food, great for friends getting together. Good wine and beer list.
Food and wine are always awesome in this restaurant served by friendly and attentive staff. This is one of my favorite restaurants to go to. The place needs a little updating though, paint peeling off.
Portuguese Fisherman offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 238-5188.
Portuguese Fisherman is rated 4.6 stars by 411 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.