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About Seabra's Armory
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.
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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
Front Street & Gordon Street
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Full parking lot in front of the building.
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
Private Party Contact:
Ana: (732) 826-6000 ext. 1
Banquet, Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
Seabra's Armory Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
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
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 .
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
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!
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.
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!
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.
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
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!!
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 $!!
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?
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.
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.
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.
The place looks great and I like the new outside bar. Restaurants in Newark blow this place away. Service left a lot to be desired. It wasn't because they didn't try, I don't think they have enough staff to handle the fluctuations (or maybe it's a lack of training). The table wasn't set up when we were seated, only half had utensils. We ordered red sangria and they gave us white. Later on we ordered some wine and had to ask twice as the waiter forgot to bring it over. I was the only one who ordered rodizio and they forgot about my dinner. The other dinners came out and I expected top have my dinner follow shortly. It took me 15 minutes from when I realized my dinner wasn't coming to find our waiter and get my food.
The food was excellent! Seating was great! I must sit outside next time. Reservations were easy to make even on a busy day like Mother's Day. We loved everything but the waiter. He wasn't attentive at all. But it looked like the other waiters were good. It's great for a family occasion, girls night out, or date night!
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