Fare: Portuguese - Spanish
Food Quality: 2 Stars
Service: 1 1/2 Stars
Decor: 1 1/2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars= Best in Class
One of the top Portuguese restaurants on the Monmouth/Ocean County Jersey Shore area
Noise Level: Moderate - High during peak times
Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy ethnic food served in generous portions
Not Recommended For: High end diners who prefer more complex eclectic dishes with upscale, trendy ambiance.
Recommended dishes: When available; Paella Valenciana with chicken, chorizo, shrimp, scallops, calamari, lobster, clams, mussels and saffron rice; Shrimp Alfonso XIII a shrimp flambéed in brandy with mushrooms; and the Portuguese filet mignon, served with ham and olives in a garlic and wine sauce
Liquor: Full Bar service. Bar scene is vibrant.
Europa South is a long time favorite in Point Pleasant serving traditional Spanish - Portuguese food.
They offer a large menu of seafood selections as well as the traditional Spanish and Portuguese dishes prepared under the direction of Executive Chef Julio Andre.
The menu features well prepared seafood items with servings of tapas and traditional entree portion sizes that are clearly marked showing the gluten-free friendly options
The decor, is traditional with an "old world" large restaurant style ambiance.
A reason to come to here is for a festive occasion where you can enjoy a Spanish/Portuguese meal with live acoustic Jazz & Blues every Wednesday evening and live Latin & American music every Friday & Saturday evening.
Europa South welcomes groups and is a good place to take children. The kids menu has many selections.
Open seven days/week; Lunch Monday - Saturday, 11:30am - 4:00pm.
For Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm, and on Sundays 12:00pm - 9:00pm (10:00pm July 2nd through Labor Day Weekend)
They are open on Thanksgiving Day and offer a traditional turkey Thanksgiving Day Dinner
(updated April, 2017)
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