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About Solar Do Minho
Inspired by the ingredients, cooking methods and dishes of our own family table, Solar do Minho’s cuisine embodies the essence of dining in Portugal. A warm and inviting atmosphere, impeccable service and attention to detail are the hallmarks of the Solar do Minho experience. Our talented chefs add a modern, seasonal approach to traditional favorites creating a menu perfectly balanced between rusticity and refinement. Sharing is encouraged so that everyone can savor each dish throughout the culinary journey. Choices include sparkling fresh shellfish and seafood, various preparations of salt-cod, or bacalhau, paelha, Portuguese sausage, hams and wonderful meat dishes.
We feature a superb selection of wines from Portugal, Italy and California, carefully selected to complement and enhance the menu. Our full bar serves an array of specialty cocktails and, of course, our famous homemade sangria.
Belleville, NJ 07109
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - Midnight
Sunday: Noon - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Solar Do Minho Ratings and Reviews
Had dinner with my wife and 25 year old son. My son and I ordered the Rodizio and my wife ordered from the menu. My wife ordered a soup appetizer. My son and I sat and waited. I finally asked the waiter if he was waiting for my wife to finish her hot soup before my son and I were served. He said yes. We explained that it was not necessary. Not a big deal, might have been better if the server had asked.
The food was good, the place is a little loud; however, I have never been to a rodizio type restaurant that was not loud.
Drinks were a bit expensive, $10.50 for house wine. $12.00 for Jack Daniels on the rocks.
Normally I have a great time here but this time around not so much. It was very busy in the main dining room and we sat in the bar area. The usually attentive staff couldn’t be bothered. And the food wasn’t on point as they usually are. I did notice that one of the usual chefs were not there. No water, no check in...nothing. A bit disappointed and maybe our waiter was having an off day. I’ll go back, just cross my fingers next time for service.
We've been to Solar do Minho quite a few times, and always had an excellent dining experience. So it was no surprised that our daughter wanted to have dinner there for her birthday. She, her husband, and a good friend of theirs joined me, my wife, and my mother-in-law for dinner. Everything about the experience was handled efficiently and well, from handing off our vehicles to the valet parking staff, to being seated, waited upon, and served. The rodizio was excellent, as usual, with terrific variety and deliciously seasoned. The servers were appropriately attentive as we ate and drank. The owners and staff should be proud to be part of what is clearly one of the best restaurants in New Jersey.
Took my parents here for the first time for a Father's day meal and it was tremendous. Everyone enjoyed it. The rodizio is a go-to for sure. The service is so fast that you almost need to take a break at some point from the meat. Such a good value for the amount of food you get as well.
We shared a pitcher of sangria which was delicious and also a great price. Three of us each had 3+ glasses and there was still some left.
We didn't really need it, but we also got dessert. They offer so many options and the cheesecakes are so light and fluffy. My favorite is the pistachio cheesecake.
This place is really a great find, and its location isn't totally visible from the main road. Definitely would recommend.
They offer valet parking, which is key because the streets for parking are quite narrow.
We were there for my birthday and the place was packed. We had a nice spot in the basement but as it filled up our poor server was severely overworked. The Rodizio slowed down to a crawl because by the time they served the larger party there was nothing left on the skewers. We really enjoyed the food that we had, and still enjoy the place, but it was definitely a bit of a disappointment. I was even a little embarrassed at the staff's reaction when we asked for the check - you would have thought that we demanded that he drop everything at that moment and jump through fire for us.
Recently went with my husband to celebrate his birthday. Our waiter was extremely helpful, and very pleasant. The menu was full of delicious sounding items and we wished we could try them all. Our appetizers and main dishes were fresh, well seasoned and flavorful. The portions were quite generous. We really enjoyed ourmeal there.
Pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. The food was fantastic and and with plenty more delicious items one the menu. We will definitely be back! The only negative was our stuffed scallops with crab meat appetizer, which tasted like it was frozen. Besides that, the rest of the meal was great and the sangria went down easy.
A wonderful Portuguese restaurant located in Belleville, New Jersey. It is fun, energetic, lively, and whatever adjective you can describe it. The food is wonderful, the portion sizes are ginormous , and the delicious sangria really hits the spot. Whether it be for a special occasion, a birthday party, or just a dinner out with some friends this place is a sure hit winner.
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