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Europa South Restaurant

521 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2501
+1 732-295-1500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“saffron rice” (4 reviews)
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European, Spanish, Seafood, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
521 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall an excellent choice for Portuguese and Spanish cuisine. Appetizers, entrees, and the sangria were excellent. Service was great. Highly recommend.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequently visit the bar at Europa. Nice people, generally good food, happy hour Tuesday through Friday. This particular Wednesday there was also a singer playing guitar...nice music but nit so loud that you couldn't talk to each other. We happily shared mussels, pork stew,...More

Thank TobysMom02
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Having worked in Newark for over 40 years and being familiar with the Portuguese cuisine in the Iron bound section of Newark , I got to really enjoy the Seafood dishes and volume of food that was always presented. After I retired and realizing that...More

Thank jvpsp
Reviewed 29 May 2017

6 of us ate here for a friend's birthday. We all had something different, and shared appetizers. Both clam apps and the calamari were excellent. The cocktails were perfect. I had veal medallions and they were cooked just right. Everyone else's meals were fantastic according...More

Thank MuscleGeek
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Best Sangria in the area, good tapas menu if you'd like to sit in bar area for drinks and apps. Can sit a table in bar area for dinner too. Dining room available as well. Happy hour most days with half price pitchers of Sangria.

Thank TWurz
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We have passed Europa South many times every summer, for 28 years, and never had an opportunity to stop in. Last night we finally got there. We wish we had stopped in years ago, it was fabulous! Our waiter, Remy, was very knowledgeable and made...More

Thank GiantCat
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I really was hoping for the food to taste like the Newark restaurants but not so. Service was slow and food was ok. Not my first choice.

Thank Deacon Vince
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We dined here recently and it was OK.Nothing was exceptional and actually pretty average The Shrimp in garlic was pretty average but the Clams in Green sauce were good. The Filet Mignon while quite large was Ok,The Veal Madeira was swimming in sauce and not...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

My first time to experience Paella and it was certainly a dish I will remember forever. Nice little intimate restaurant downtown. I look forward to coming back and trying a different dish.

Thank michelleG7915AZ
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Fantastic menu, with unique dishes of seafood and meats. Comfortable atmosphere and friendly service. Tapas menu in bar. Choices for any appetite

Thank Antny P
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Arthur C
20 July 2016|
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Response from r k | Reviewed this property |
Right across the street. Public parkinh and its frre
Arthur C
20 July 2016|
Response from TobysMom02 | Reviewed this property |
Hi...public parking lot just across the street behind Bordens. Also parking behind Bank of America which is just basically next door.
Nick G
6 March 2016|
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Response from Bones57 | Reviewed this property |
They do. Their wines consist mainly of Spanish and Portuguese rioja and tempranillo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2501
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-295-1500
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