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For the last 20 years, we have providing all our customers with delicious authentic Portuguese & Brazilian Cuisine. Our Restaurant focuses on both quality of Food and Service. From the moment you step foot into Paulo's Restaurant, we want to make your visit one of a kind. 

Wether your grabbing a quick lunch or having a dinner with friends and family, we are sure to provide you with a service unlike any other. We are also proud to say our outdoor patio is now open for service so please make sure to join us this summer. 

We look forward to your visit at Paulo's Bar and Restaurant, we would like to kindly remind you that no reservation is required and you are welcome to join us for any future parties in our Private Party room. 

We prepare all our Meats fresh on a Charcoal Grill!



Uses only real wood charcoal briquettes in preparing its entrees. In this respect, it is the ONLY barbecue in South Plainfield that prepares its food in this traditional, natural way. 

All of the entrees are prepared with a natural flame source rather than gas flame or electric grill utilized in other restaurants. It is this natural wood charcoal flame coupled with special seasonings that gives the food its unique, natural flavor. 

Our Selection of Wines 

Bairrada, situated between the urban centers of Agueda and Coimbra, stretches itself along 40 Km from North to South. This region is mainly constituted by vineyards of circumscriptions of Anadia, Cantanhede, Mealheada and Oliveira do Bairro. From East to West it starts in the base of Caramulo and Bucaco mountains and goes till the Littoral sands of Atlantic. 

The area of bairrada is 108,000 ha. Corresponding approximately 47% of the total area of the central region of the Portugal. It presents a concentration of soils with agricultural potentialities (47%) much above the standard soils of the central region (19%). The vine occupies around 15,000 ha. In the seventies the corresponded to 37% of the volume of the total agricultural production in the central region. 


Choose from one of our delicious Entrees including our famous Paella

Restaurant Menu

Our Take out Menu available only for Take out Orders

Take Out Menu

Recently built and now open, our Private Party Venue. Our Venue sits above our restaurant away for all other dining rooms. Our Private venue also features its own Entrance making it a great place to host any Party or Event. Our venue fits 50 people comfortably and can be decorated to your liking. If you are interested in hosting a future event, please get in contact with us as soon as possible to ensure your spot is reserved. 

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We have lunch specials for everyday of the week. Come join us today for lunch and enjoy one of our many entrees at a great price!

A great choice of authentic Portuguese food offered in a casual setting with an emphasis on great service. 

2341 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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Kitchen Hours

Tuesday - Thursday 

11 - 9 pm

Bar closes at 10 pm

Friday - Saturday

11 - 10 pm

Bar closes at 11 pm


11 - 9 pm

Bar closes at 10 pm