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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%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“paella” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in the area. Decided to eat out. Checked the TripAdvisor app and found this place. Decided to check it out based on the reviews. Definitely, the reviews are correct... This is a wonderful place to eat. Staff is super friendly...More

1  Thank Alfredo L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have eaten at Casa Vasca several times over the years. This last visit was with friends we eat out with every few months. The restaurant is old school, cozy, a bit off the beaten track and delicious. They bring a big pot of soup...More

1  Thank dapurdon
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic Basque meals. Specialities of house include seafood, camarones, veal , paella . Good wines. Reasonable prices. Maria has been hostess in Ironbound section of Newark, NJ for more than 30 years.

Thank Edmund L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here often in the past. Never fail to have an enjoyable meal and evening here. Service is excellent. Food is delicious. A varied menu, medium price range for dinner. Soup accompanies all orders. Excellent basket of freshly baked rolls included. Portions are very...More

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant ambience is sweet and cozy, but dignified, the service is friendly and attentive and the food is Delicious!!! I had the salmon with champagne cream sauce which was amazing, and my husband had a tomato based shrimp dish which was delightfully spiced and...More

Thank Laurenrajala
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place as a nice change of pace. Great food, great service, quiet and reserved atmosphere made for a enjoyable dinner. Would highly recommend if you appreciate authentic Spanish cuisine and/or looking for a quieter alternative in the Ironbound area

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Casa Vasca Gem in the heat of Ironbound Newark – Hidden favorite on my list of “best” in Newark- cozy authentic Located just a few blocks from The “s” Tavern and local rotisserie chicken restaurant is a wonderful restaurant, It is on my top 3...More

Thank JoeLNJTraveler
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Hostess (matron) very pleasant and accommodating. Cozy authentic European atmosphere. Food was average, swordfish and shrimp tasted very "fishy", didn't smell too bad but didn't have that "fresh" taste. (grilled swordfish was dry). Parking was very interesting, a few doors down in a tight winding...More

1  Thank lcpsr
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Visited on a really busy late afternoon with party of ten, Did not have to wait more than ten minutes until the people finally left the table. Service was excellent, especially considering how crowded the restaurant was. Ten people ordered ten different dishes and there...More

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife and I had an early dinner on a Saturday at Casa Vasca. I have worked in Newark, NJ for the past 40 yrs and have become familiar with many of the outstanding Spanish, Portuguese,and Brazilian Ironbound restaurants. Casa Vasca has a parking lot...More

Thank Bowlby324
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14 November 2017|
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Response from Alfredo L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are.
10 May 2017|
Response from cubiche2 | Reviewed this property |
There is but not online
19 December 2016|
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Response from SteveTravels365 | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Christmas Day. Open the 26th until 10:pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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