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Casa Vasca

141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (32 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“paella” (35 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food, honored a reservation. Very large portions and fresh food. Very friendly hostess and waiter, Went here before a concert. Great white sangria as well. I would definitely go back

Thank suspec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service very friendly and atmosphere is nice. But food was below average. Steak was very chewy. Portions big and price reasonable.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I usually always go with 1 of their specials. Also the soup is great everyday. The bar is a quick easy way to go

Thank Will C
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a new Spanish/Portuguese restaurant, having been disappointed recently with the ones on Ferry Street. Went with Casa Vasca based on reviews and weren’t disappointed. The lunch menu still offers many choices. The bread was perfect, crusty outside, soft and fresh inside....More

Thank GrandSage43
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I have tried several restaurants in the Ironbound section of Newark, but coming back to Casa Vasca is like coming back home. Whatever we order in the menu you may rest assured that it will be very good. Service does not fall behind. The servers...More

Thank robertoaW5250TA
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have visited most of the Portuguese/Spanish restaurants down neck in Newark and this is among the very best. Very local, quiet, homey, and fantastic food. Prices are very reasonable and the service is terrific. Very much a local gem!

Thank W7714EXpauld
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It is a true hidden gem. i live around the corner and if I didn't look inside when walking my dog, you would think it was just another corner bar. It is far from that. absolutely the best octupus i have ever had, every time...More

Thank jay m
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I grew up going to The Spanish Tavern and Forno's. They are always so hectic and crowded. And the prices are steep. Here at Casa Vasca, the food is delicious, the service is warm and professional, and the prices are so reasonable. I had the...More

1  Thank katietwelve
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Casa Vasca is one of the iconic Ironbound Newark restaurants. Three is parking, friendly staff, and amazing, plentiful food. This is as much a neighborhood restaurant as anything, but is well worth the visit. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Dutch397
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We were in the area shopping at Ikea and were in the mood for really good paella. We decided on this restaurant after reading the good reviews. We stopped in for lunch and it wasn't too busy. The paella took about 40 min to come...More

Thank NYGirly77
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Response from katietwelve | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a lot just down the block.
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There is but not online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-1350
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