The Original Portuguese Grill

44 Manchester Ave
Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone: (609) 971-7100
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean
Price: $$

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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, BYOB
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Family / Children
  • Reservation Information Suggested
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Amenities Private Party Room
  • Banquet Facilities 50 - 100 People
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Check Discover Mastercard Visa


The Original Portuguese Grill opened in 2007 and has been serving up delicious paella a pescador, mariscada and Meio frango no chrrasco since then. Chef George Bautista, previously of Seabra's in Newark, NJ, creates authentic yet creative Portugese dishes in the heart of Forked River. Come by, bring your favorite wine and have dinner with us!

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Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 486reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by What a great meal!Loved the marascadaServer was awsomeGreat food and comfortable atmosphereCan t wait to return! Mar 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by I had the Seafood Gratin and it was loaded with shrimp, scallops and crabmeat. The rice & vegetables that were served with it were cooked perfectly. Not only was it all delicious, there was so much I had enough for another meal. Mar 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by would go again Mar 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by a little pricey Mar 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent food wonderful atmosphere great server I already bragged about your restaurant and recommended it Feb 25, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Great tasting food but we waited 45 minutes to get our entrees. No explanation from waitress. No offer of discount or free appetizer as a gesture of acknowledgement. Very disappointed in service. Feb 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The food was hot, attractive presentation, and delicious. The restaurant was net and clean. The server was very attentive and helpful. We go back again and again! Jan 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome time .. out with the guys and we were treated great by Anna and her employee..very personable and helped with menu choices..will definitely return Jan 8, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Food was ok. Nothing special. Vegetables were cold. I asked to have scallops browned & well done, but waitress said chef would not do it. She said he said that would make scallops overcooked. I was not happy with that. Jan 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Friendly staff delicious food. Dec 30, 2014
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