Attentive service, delicious authentic food, generous portions and refreshing sangria—these are the hallmarks of the Portuguese Fisherman.

We invite you to visit us in the historic town of South River, New Jersey.

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Est. 1976

The restaurant opened its doors in 1976 and has consistently upheld the traditions of fine Portuguese and Spanish dining in central New Jersey.

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Authentic Dishes

A variety of fresh seafood and fish, as well as organic meats, all made with the finest ingredients available, await you at our tables.

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Watch my awesome friend Jackie Mazza on CNBC right now. #restaurantstartup #kneadbakedgoods #sodeliciouslyscrewed #youknowyoukneadit - Mark
23 Jul