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Thu, 2/22
10:30 PM

Sabor Latin Bistro

235 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Latin American
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On a par with Manhattan’s best Latin restaurants, Sabor brings an eclectic vibe to its’ North Bergen, NJ neighborhood. Pulsing with an energy and excitement, intimate and elegant, Sabor celebrates the very spirit of Latin culture.

Opened in 2001 by Fernando Lopez along with his wife, Deborah, and his brother, Oscar Toledo, Sabor continues to celebrate success in a field where many restaurants do not make it past the first year mark. The brothers were born in Puerto Rico, while Deborah is originally from Cuba. Embracing their culture and its’ inherent passion for food, drink, music and service, they have created a restaurant that’s become a favorite of locals, critics and visitors alike.

With an inspired seasonal menu, signature cocktails, a distinctive wine list, the hottest music and exemplary service, Sabor takes your senses on a long awaited vacation. Celebrate with friends, plan a romantic dinner, or book a private party in the mezzanine
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Latin American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday 11:30 am to 4:00pm
Lunch: Daily 11:30 am to 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday-Wednesday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday-Saturday 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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Phone number
(201) 943-6366
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Archie Mejia
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Sabor is pleased to offer off-premise catering & event planning services, bringing the same fabulous food you've come to expect from our restaurant directly to you. We can create a complete menu for any type of event, whether an intimate dinner party , a high-powered business meeting at the office, an extravagant cocktail affair or a lavish wedding reception. Whatever the occasion, from 10 to 300 guests, we can create an event that's sure to please everyone on your guest list. With Sabor, you can relax, enjoy the occasion & be a guest at your own affair - we'll take care of the details
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Cross street
8809 river road
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Parking details
Valet is free Monday-Thursday
$5 charge Friday-Sunday
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DJ entertainment every Friday and Saturday starting at 11pm.
Guest can dance to the rhythms of Latin sounds and Top 40 music until 2 am.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Let us be a part of your special event and make it one you will never forget. Our private dining room is the perfect combination of Modern and Tropical ambiance.

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What 235 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Fun night first time there. Will have to go again do see the whole menu cause it was prefix for valentines

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines prefix menu. Food was pleasantly familiar yet unique at the same time. Service was excellent. Great ambiance. Will definitively return.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Wonderful food; Cuban Sandwich and Lava Cakes are to die for. Very good sangria.

NiaGrace (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I ordered the Churrasco medium well, it was tough, dry and hardly seasoned. My girlfriend got the stuffed shrimp and she have had better. Go somewhere else for dinner and come to Sabor for the ambience, drinks and music!

vipDave (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful food, filled to the brim with lake ghetto and talk. A great place!!

SydneyLepselter (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Love this place! Great food better vibes. We do our parties here (graduation, engagement, birthdays) and come just for dinner.

MarioM (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was terrible and expensive for what you get. They also charged $5 for valet parking.

vipRomanticSpot (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

We had an incredible time. The flamingo dancing was awesome
The food was great. A must do

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The restaurant is small in comparison to how many guests they receive. The food wasn’t the best. It was bland especially for a Latin restaurant. Past 10:30 pm, the crowd is overwhelming but it does turn into a lounge so that’s understandable. I don’t recommend eating late since it gets so packed and people will be all over you and your food. Crowd is 20’s to middle-aged, lots of music and dancing, and overall a fun place to stop for a bit during a night of dancing.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Great night out. Beautiful place. Very lively, wonderful atmosphere. Food was delicious. The only negative was with one thing. Grilled Octopus was so tough it was hard to cut. We couldn’t even chew it. We didn’t complain, but told the server when they cleared our plates. Thought they would take it off the bill since we couldn’t eat it. I would still go back, just would t order the octopus. And next time I’d ask for it to be taken off.

vip1njgal (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Lovely ambiance... nice menu... good food.. service attentive. They feature dancing on Fri and Sat...valet pkng.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Good times and great food @ Sabor Latin Bistro 👍🏼

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Welcoming & very energetic... fun place to go on a date it get together with friends

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food ! Great ambiance! Fernando runs a great place and we will continue to enjoy Thursday evenings at Sabor. Amazing time and lots of fun! I highly recommend this place. Skirt steak and Mar y Tierra are great. Salud!

GCB1 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Excellent service - prompt, courteous, attentive. Fairly Authenticate food.

vipihatenicknames (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Sabor is always wonderful. They were "A" perfect Christmas Day and handled the each table as if it was the only one in the place. Service was excellent considering how crowded it was on a holiday. WE started with ribs and empanadas (they serve 3 empanadas to a serviing, but will gladly add as many as you need (in our case -one more) We combined classics like charrasco (done to perfetion) and lechon (also done to perfection) with the grouper special which was delicious. WE ended with guava and cheese empanadas . The wine was excellent. I've never had a bad meal or bad service at Sabor whether we were just 2, a whole party, or there for a special event. We are so lucky that, for us, it is a neighborhood restaurant.

GAOLI (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Terrific for lunch or dinner.
Wonderful food, service and atmosphere......don't miss it!

Patty10 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

El lugar es increíble siempre que boy me la paso bien

Patty10 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

El lugar es presiono pero las dos ultimas beses que ido no e tenido lo que pido y les digo lugar es espectacular pero están fallado en las reservaciones tienen que mejorar

vipConnieW (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Had a great time - Food was great - a lot of things that were new to me to try. Atmosphere was very upbeat! Try it!