Anthony

March 15, 2010
102 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
201-998-4111
  • Cost: $$
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Parking: Street, Metered

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March 15, 2010

Review

Make sure you’re hungry when you arrive at Oh! Calamares. The portions are huge. We barely put a dent in the mountain of arroz chaufa (Peruvian fried rice). Start with the Choritos a la Chalaca (New Zealand mussels topped with vinegar-marinated onions and Peruvian large-kernel corn) or any of the ceviches. There is a good version of fried yuca with Huancaina sauceI had the Picante de Mariscos, a delicious bowl of shellfish in a yellow chili pepper cream sauce.

Oh! Calamares is a festive neighborhood spot with a full bar. Friendly service in both English and Spanish. We went with the kids on a Friday night around 7 pm without a reservation and got a table right away. By the time we left, there was a wait and some musicians were setting up for live music.

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New Jersey Monthly


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