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Chateau of Spain

11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
+1 973-624-3346
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (12 reviews)
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The restaurant is easy to get to if your in town for a concert. The atmosphere could use some updating, and the food is average...but great value. Our waiter was very accommodating. There was confusion on my part in ordering a cocktail which they replaced...More

1  Thank Jacqueline F
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback, Jacqueline! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were staying at the Hotel Indigo a few blocks away on Broad street and this place came up as the best restaurant to eat in. The menu is more Mexican that Spanish but the food was great, the portions were massive and the prices...More

2  Thank Dave T
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for the review, Dave. We’re proud of our mighty portions! Come back soon!

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I are season ticket holders for the Devils and when we want a nice meal at a fair price before the game we always choose Chateau of Spain. There's a wide variety of food to choose from from a simple cheeseburger to...More

Thank Todd S
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thanks for this, Todd! If you haven’t been doing this already, show your season pass to your server next time and you’ll get 10% off your meal. Hope to see you before or after a game soon!

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch on valentines day and i must say it was amazing. We were first seated downstairs which was loud and the tables so close to each other. I read a previous review where the manager commented and said you can asked...More

Thank Julian F
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thanks, Julian. We’re glad you had a nice Valentine’s Day lunch with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went with a group of 8 prior to a Devil's game. Considering how the team played that night the dinner was the highlight of the evening. The service was very attentive but not fawning. The appetizers were excellent. The entrees were delicious. The portions...More

Thank papasmurf5069
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thanks for your review, and we hope to see you again. Go Devils!

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant upon the recommendation of the President of the Newark PBA. The recommendation was spot on. The food was great. Lobster and shrimp was excellent and in my opinion very reasonable. We ate upstairs in their dining room. It was quiet and...More

Thank bruce-rhonda
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thanks so much! There’s nothing like a delicious seafood dinner. Come back soon!

Reviewed 6 November 2016

Picked this place based on reviews and close proximity to the Prudential Center where we were attending an event. First I thought this was a regular restaurant. Although we were sitting pretty far away from their bar, you still felt like you were in a...More

Thank FLB18
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thanks for the feedback! We apologize for the timing of your meals coming out. Our server must have misunderstood you, but we’ll resolve to be better in the future. Also, our upstairs dining room is much more quiet if you’re looking for a different atmosphere...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There is a wide variety available. The food is well seasoned and well prepared and the service is courteous and attentive. Not exactly a romantic ambience but a nice enough place for a good meal. There are tv screens all over if you want to...More

Thank Geezmom1
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Thanks for your review, and we’re happy you enjoyed your meal! If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, we have a quieter dining room upstairs. Make sure to come back soon and see the second floor!

Reviewed 8 September 2016

It's a great place to relax, take in a game on their large flat screen televisions., or just have a great lunch or dinner. The food is fantastic ,and the service is great !!! I've been going there for over 20 years ,and I have...More

1  Thank tafi45
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thanks so much, not only for your feedback, but also for being a loyal customer with us for so long! Here’s to the next 20 years of great food and great times!

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoyed a nice dinner here after a long day of meetings. It was close to our hotel and as an added bonus, it was kareoke night!

Thank Catherine D
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Thanks for your review, Catherine! There’s nothing quite like good fun and a delicious meal after a long day of work. We hope to see you again the next time you’re in town. Make sure you bring your singing voice!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I bring kids after a afternoon devils game?
22 December 2016|
Response from Bill O | Property representative |
Eckert539, Of course! Our restaurant is always family friendly and we offer a kids’ menu. Also, be sure to bring your ticket, as we offer a 10% discount to any customer with a Devils ticket or season ticket card!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
    (Broad St.)
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street City Hall
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Newark Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 973-624-3346
  • E-mail
Welcome to Chateau of Spain! One of the best Spanish restaurants in the area! Our chef specializes in mouth watering delights infused with a Spanish flare. Dine with us on our 2nd floor and experience our fine dining atmosphere or relax with us in our casual bistro. Whatever brings you to the area, Chateau Of Spain is a destination restaurant that is more than a great choice for a great meal. We are one of the few restaurants located near the Prudential Center in Newark NJ. If you’re going to see events include the Chateau of Spain.
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