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Seabra's Armory

3.9
74 reviews
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$30 and under
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Portuguese
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  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Welcome to Seabra’s The Armory. Located directly on Perth Amboy's historic waterfront, The Armory is a hidden jewel that showcases a unique and beautiful view of the Raritan Bay and the New York borough of Staten Island. This completely restored naval ammunition building was once used during World Wars I & II and is now acclaimed to be one of New Jersey's finest historical treasures.
Our Specialty is Portuguese Cuisine, Seafood, Steaks and Rodizio(An assortment of grilled rotisserie meats slow roasted over a charcoal pit.)As well as our famous Sangria and a large variety of mixed drinks.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Portuguese, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Monday through Thursday from 11:30 AM to 10PM
Friday and Saturday Noon to 11 PM
Sunday Noon to 10PM
The office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Phone number
(732) 826-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
Our restaurant features a 2nd and 3rd floor for private parties.
Piano Room: Minimum of 40 Adults, Maximum of 70 Adults
Stars & Stripes: Minimum of 40 Adults, Maximum of 70 Adults
Admirals Room: Minimum of 60 Adults, Maximum of 110 Adults
Easterly Room: Minimum of 120 Adults, Maximum of 220 Adults
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Private party contact
Ana: (732) 826-6000 ext. 1
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Catering
The Beautiful Views of the Raritan Bay, an Outdoors Balcony and our different Menus with delicious food, Wine, Sangria will make your event be a memorable one.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Front Street & Gordon Street
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Parking details
Full parking lot in front of the building.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 74 People Are Saying
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3.9based on all time ratings
4.0
food
3.5
service
4.0
ambience
4.0
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Noise · Moderate
81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food and waiters were good, but hostess was extremely rude. Really put a damper on the entire dinner, won’t be returning.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

All in all the experience was great. The food was plentiful and seemed fresh. The servers were very polite and friendly. We did not have to wait long for the food or any service. The only thing a few of us noticed was the horrible music they were playing. My better half mentioned it to me and even thought of saying something, but didn't want to upset anyone there. I know music is a personal choice, but they were playing some type of hip hop new style (garbage) music if you ask me. Something more appropriate would've been easy listening music or even instrumental. No words! It definitely clashed with the ambience of the place.

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

My husband and i had dined at this restaurant years ago and loved it. We invited family out to dinner for an early Christmas get together. Everyone had a great time and loved the food and the service. All said they would be coming back and would be recommending to others they knew about Seabeas. So glad we made the choice to drive the distance to dine here.

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Every year I take my office staff The Manor in West Orange.
This year we went to The Armory.
Prior to Hurricane Sandy, The Armory was always great food. Now since remodeling it's really classy. The bar is great. The dining is fantastic.
Prices are really a bargain considering the helpings and quality.
I was concerned that my staff would be disappointed but they weren't. Goodbye Manor!

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5.0Dined on July 31, 2017

Nice place, right on the water, great food. It's better to sit outside.

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2017

we boat to this restaurant often and always have an authentic delicious meal. The food, service and atmosphere are fun you can eat indoors or outdoors at the bar or at a table. the paiella is excellent!

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2017

The food never disappoints. Great service. On the waterfront but the outdoor view is ruined by some kind of big, ugly, wooden walkway or something like that...such a shame, only good from the bar. We don't usually eat inside, so I don't know much about that. My husband loves this place & we have his birthday there every year. He loves the rodizio & I love the soft shell crabs. We also go & have lunch at the bar sometimes so we can have a nicer view & good food & drinks. Great sangria.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2017

Fantastic Sangria, great food. Meals large enough to share.

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4.0Dined on May 31, 2017

Good food at a reasonable price. We were a party of 12 and all had the rodizio.

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3.0Dined on May 17, 2017

The oysters are small but very good, maybe because we are out of season. The mariscada with the green sauce was a delight, as well all other guests in our table enjoyed their food as well. Overall the location seems really nice, we got there late afternoon so it was already very laid back atmosphere, somewhat romantic being waterfront located.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2017

Good service good size portions reasonable priced will come back again

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2017

Bruno was a delightful server. The menu selections were tasty and well portioned.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2017

Excellent food and service. Would definitely recommend this establishment. Beautiful atmosphere as well.

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2016

They did a great job Start to finish , we were a small group of 10 friends from out of town , from the time we showed up we were treated like guests , our tale was ready when we arrived but several were late due to traffic getting into the area , we were offered a drink at the bar while we waited , once we were all there and seated , the waiter recommended the Sangria.. great choice .. we had 7 pitchers ..lol ..
I asked him to recommend a few starters .. he told me he would take care of it .. he decorated the table with several different dishes .. we all shared .. it was awesome .. we were not rushed at all .. he asked what time we would like to eat and gave us plenty of time to catch up and talk .. once it was time to order we again asked his recommendations and he did not disappoint.. we all ate well and took home a doggie bag

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5.0Dined on October 19, 2016

Delicious food and great experience. We went with a group of eight and they accommodated us in a professional manner. Highly recommend! Take the server's recommendations for food choices!

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5.0Dined on September 19, 2016

Over all experience was great! I will say , We had one of our secretaries calling the Armory all day on Friday and she was unable to get thru.

I myself called the main number number several times without anyone picking up or even a machine coming on. Finally I went online to make a reservation.

I also attempted to call on Monday just after 5pm , My party had arrived but did not check in and I wanted to make the Hostess aware that my party (9 poeple ) was at the bar waiting for me and again I was unable to get thru , But this time I did have the option to leave a voice message . Which I did not. I had my party check in and they were seated .

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2015

The place is beautiful, best location.

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2015

Food is outstanding ......2nd time there with party of six...will definitely return. Servers did not rush you.....at one point had to look for them because we wanted more wine! Lol Portions are huge....we all had take home goodies....Prices are very fair in today's food market....great time for all! Nancy Colavito Bayville

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5.0Dined on September 18, 2014

Beautiful landscape and lovely water scene. Menu was outstanding....food so fresh and served hot. Our friends fell in love with "The Armory" and we definitely will return!

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4.0Dined on August 23, 2014

The waiter forgot the tartar sauce. Sangria was kind of watered down.

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4.0Dined on July 20, 2014

We made reservations for dinner through open table. When we arrived for dinner the girls working as hostess were clueless. Our reservation requested to be at a table with water view. The hostess decided because it didn't state inside or outside no table would be reserved, better communication is needed between these girls. The inside hostess assumed because the reservation said table by the water it would be outside, and the outside hostess said she didn't reserve a table because it didn't specifically say we wanted outside seating. They had my phone number and email with reservation would have been smart if someone thought to pick up the phone and call. Got us a table within 20 mins and food and service were excellent, especially Isa!

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2014

The armory has very good food and is great for a bunch of people to get together and go out to eat. The tables are alittle too close together that there is no privacy so it's definitely not a romantic place to go to!!

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2.0Dined on July 5, 2014

I found the food to be below average and over-priced. Our server was a very lovely young woman, although a bit slow in a restaurant that wasn't crowded. When I arrived, I had changed my reservation from 4 to 2 online and the woman told me she didn't get that. The older woman of the two receptionist got very snippy and told us that we would have to basically have to be a "walk in" because she didn't have any tables for two. She then changed her mind and led us to a small table by the kitchen, no view, no ambiance at all. The restaurant was clearly not full and there were plenty of tables through out our entire meal. I would not go back, there are much better restaurants.

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3.0Dined on July 5, 2014

This is a good resturant that needs someone to organize their service. The food is wonderful, but the waiters are completely out of sync with the meal service.

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4.0Dined on June 21, 2014

We had a great time showing two friends this place for the first time. The service was a little slow, but they loved the experience overall.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2014

The is my first visit to the Armory and I'm not sure why? I grew up about 15 mins away and was back visiting my Mom. I wanted to take her out for a special dinner and was looking forward to the view on the water. We were greeted and seated in a friendly accommodating manner, very professional. Our server, "Issa" ?? not sure ( from Mexico) was suburb, nice smile and great service. My Mom and wife selected the grilled jumbo shrimp. Based on our dining experience ,2+ times a week, the shrimp was absolutely the finest we ever had. Unlike what some restaurants think the word "jumbo" means these were actually JUMBO and there we 8 full shrimp. I had Paelha and it was the best ever. A great value for the $, not over priced. We cant wait to return!

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1.0Dined on June 20, 2014

Upon arrival, we were sent to another maîtred for outside seating (it was a beautiful day) after waiting for someone for over five minutes, some brusque individual first tried to seat us by the bus station (the restaurant was more than half empty) we were summarily placed with our server Ghengis Khan. It was down hill from there. To say the experience was horrible understates. The only part of the evening that went well was the valet parking. Did I mention that the food was by comparison marginal banquet level.
Never Again. I would not recommend this establishment to my worst enemy.

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3.0Dined on June 20, 2014

We were seated quickly.ambience was appealing. Didn't get greeted until we called attention to a waiter.she took our drink order and we didn't see her for a while. Again,we called for her attention,she took our appetizer orders and stated bar was backed up.People sitted next to us arrived after us and got their appetizers.we again called for waiter. Finally got our drinks,appetizers came and were cold. We placed our food order. We had a lot of catching up to do soo we over looked the service. Food came and it was delicious,waiter herself had great personality

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2014

The Rodizio was excellent! Rack of lamb delicious.

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3.0Dined on June 15, 2014

I don't know if it was because of father's day, but the service was very, very poor. I had made a resevation, no body welcomed us, we waited for about 10 minutes for the menu, then the waiter came he noticed we didn't have the menu went to bring them came back 5 min after without the menu, then ask what to drink we ordered, 3 min later came back asking again what we are going to drink.....the only reason I would go back is because the food was delicious!!

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2014

Food was good. Noise was a little loud and tables were close. I'm assuming it was because of the holiday.

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1.0Dined on June 14, 2014

I have been here a few times to eat and it was always a good experience.. Today not so much. We arrived and were told our table was booked for outside we went outside to the patio and then were told that there were no tables available but there was one inside... Back inside now we had clear view of the tables outside which were abohr 15 tables that were empty and no oNe was ever seated during our duration there. It took 27 minutes for us to be approached. Our waiter was rude and not tentative to our needs. Four different times we were approached by different servers with other tables food. The breaking point was when our waiter literally tossed a dessert menu at my fiancé and said here's dessert and walked away. Not worth your time or $!!

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2014

We went there the Saturday before Father's Day and we all enjoyed it very much. We had a table of 9 people in the outdoor section of the restaurant overlooking the water. The ambiance is beautiful; floor to ceiling windows that open up completely, nice lighting, and the service was very good. The sangria is GREAT - the food was very good as well.

I got the rodizio and I would say that I thought 85% of the meat they came around with was excellent - the other 15% was just OK. The steaks were amazing. My girlfriend got the Halibut and that was pretty tasty. The sides were good, especially "spanish" potatoes, which were just thick, homemade potato chips.

Overall, I loved this place - Food, atmosphere, service - what more does someone need?

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4.0Dined on June 14, 2014

When making reservations it does not say if you want to sit outside be specific about it . I made my reservations, when we got there we wanted to sit outdoors and they told us we couldn't because we didn't specify that in our reservations. Other than that great place, great food and the sangria was awesome.

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4.0Dined on June 8, 2014

Had an enjoyable dinner with good service & excellent Sangria.

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3.0Dined on June 7, 2014

Booked with open table but resturant did not honor it. Told us open table should not have taken the reservation since they were booked up.

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3.0Dined on June 7, 2014

Sat at bar...service was good when bartenders where there but it seemed like it was poorly organized and you could not get a bartender for 10 to 15 minutes because they were all at the other side of the bar.

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1.0Dined on May 30, 2014

The food was lousy. My party of 3 we ordered the rodizio, the seafood paella, and the rack of lamb. The worst food we had ever eaten. The rodizio was cold, the server came only 3 times. The rack of lamb was very salty, the seafood paella was mushy. We complained to the server and demanded to talk with the manager. No one cared. It is a shame that they charge that money for such a lousy service. I won't recommend this place to anyone.

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1.0Dined on May 25, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times in the last year; post renovations. Unfortunately, each time the service level gets worse. It was so frustrating to have each time for appropriate eating utensils. They have an inability to please client.

Servers and staff always the excuse that they are short or the cook won't let them in the kitchen. I had to almost fight to have reservation made through Opentable honored. I was called 20 minutes prior to reservation to tell me they were able to honor reservation. After asking to speak with a manager (who never came to phone), and angry tone. I was told, it would be made available. Despite the poor service every time I have been to this location, the food is pretty good.

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3.0Dined on May 24, 2014

Service was slow and unfriendly...Salad comes with dinner and when it did'nt the waiter says we should have asked.Is that a stupid answer or what.

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