SolMar’s Seafood Festival
267 Ferry Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Contact: Nilza Barros
Age recommendation: All Ages
SolMar's Seafood Festival in the Ironbound section of Newark celebrates the best seafood and fish dishes from all regions of Portugal.
Sol Mar Restaurant is inviting you to taste local delicacies like goose barnacles (percebes), stone crabs (sapateiras) and tiger prawns to more exotic catches like sea bass and grouper.
Portugal is known for its unique national dish, salted cod (bacalhau) and it has been a staple of Portuguese cuisine for centuries.
Diners will be able to taste menu classics like Bacalhau à Brás, made from shreds of salted cod, onions, and thinly chopped fried potatoes, all bound with scrambled eggs; or Bacalhau com Natas baked in the oven layered with onions, diced fried potatoes and double cream.
At the festival, you will enjoy a range of more exotic offerings such as velvet crabs (navalheiras), cockles (berbigão), spider crabs (lapas), jumbo shrimp, prawns, clams and the tasteful Portuguese octopus. Also, sardines, horse mackerel, grouper, sea bass, black sword fish and halibut, among others. Each dish will be prepared with fresh ingredients and cooked to perfection for an unforgettable culinary experience.