The Ironbound District in Newark is known as the epicenter of the Portuguese and Brazil population in NJ. By my estimations, there are over 150 Portuguese and Brazilian cafes, restaurants, and shops in a relatively small area.
Very likely the best and most popular Portuguese bakery in the Ironbound is Teixera’s Bakery. They’ve been in business for decades and have had several articles written about them:
They have 3 locations, with their location on Ferry St. spot being the most popular.
Pastry photos: pao de deus (coconut crust on brioche bread), bola de berlim (berliner donut filled with ovos mole, an egg cream), pastel de nata and guardanapo (napkin dough filled with ovos mole).