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) #195 of 532 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ , European, Spanish
538 Market St, Ste A, Newark, NJ 07105-2989
+1 973-491-5400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“tapas” (9 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, Spanish, Pub, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
538 Market St, Ste A, Newark, NJ 07105-2989
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Disaster. On a busy day they have no idea what they are doing. Don't come here if there is a game going on at Red Bull Arena as they only have 1/2 wait staff for the entire place.

Thank pritesh3235
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was one of my worst dining experiences. I met a business associate for drinks and tapas. The waitress was not attentive, we asked for water three times and did not receive until I got up and went to bar to request it for the...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Not far from ferry St, you will find Cata's; place has a great atmosphere, modern look, high ceilings food and drinks are great and also on Thursdays, place offers free salsa lessons.

Thank Orlando M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Quite disappointed in Catas. There were 4 of us eating dinner and all agreed the food was "OK". Nothing special. The service was rather poor. Our waitress seemed completely unable to get the orders of 4 people correct and deliver the food in a timely...More

Thank kosseff
Reviewed 12 April 2017

2 Bars, one pub style bar in the front with a dancefloor and half bar in the back. We got bottle service, which was standard pricing. Good music throughout the night and a great atmosphere. Will defintely go again.

Thank K3054SQthomasm
Reviewed 11 April 2016

So the decor was already a good sign of a fantastic meal. The place is a little laud but if you ask to seat upstairs, it turns to be a very nice private area. The service was good, they seem to be accommodating but maybe...More

Thank Belen A
Reviewed 1 April 2016

If you're in the Newark Ironbound area be sure to check this place out! This place is located on a corner with no private parking available to be prepared to look for an available street parking spot. The decor of the restaurant indoor and outdoors...More

Thank IvyMichele
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Despite the fact that I was asked twice if we were going to a show at the Prudential Center after dinner - the first time when they called to confirm my reservation the day before and again upon arrival at the restaurant - service throughout...More

Thank hanleydouglas
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I went to Catas for a party with friends. We had the small loft area reserved upstairs which was great since it was private.The tapas was amazing especially the bacon wrapped figs with gorgonzola cheese. I had both the white and red sangria. I enjoyed...More

Thank AmyRiv
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped by last Sunday for an early dinner. It was our third time at Catas. The tapas were great and the garlic shrimp excellent. Service was unsophisticated, but friendly and generous. Desserts are made in-house. Prices are very reasonable. The decor in the dining...More

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Market St, Ste A, Newark, NJ 07105-2989
    (Jackson St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-491-5400
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Catas is the perfect place to come to dine and wine. The architecture of the building is inspired by the famous architect Guadi. Our cuisine is Iberian influence with modern cooking styles and touches. We also offer an extensive wine and cocktail menu.
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