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Forno's of Spain Restaurant

47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
+1 973-589-4767
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (117 reviews)
“bread” (88 reviews)
“paella” (94 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Celebrating a victory is a great reason to enjoy a meal at a place like Forno's of Spain. Exemplary service but the hardest part was selecting a dinner choice from an exhaustive menu. In the end, everything our table ordered was fantastic. I would definately...More

Thank robertpL7997EY
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're glad you were amazed by the dish you did end up choosing, Robert. Next time, you'll have to sample some of the other ones. Looking forward to celebrating with you again soon! Until then, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

There are other, fancier restaurants in the ironbound section. I have been to all of them. This is consistently the best food, service, and ambiance. You need to come hungry and you are taking food home! Best pork chop (you get 2 huge ones) I...More

Thank tms012016
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You are too kind! I'm thrilled our Spanish food, friendly service, and atmosphere all leave you impressed. Thanks for the amazing rating, and I look forward to welcoming you back for another order of pork chops soon! All the best, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good nothing to complain about - its perfectly prepared well presented and very nice portion, But where Forno's exceeds is in the service. The wait staff goes above and beyond, very attentive and never had to wait for anything. Water was refilled...More

Thank Tony R
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tony, reading this review about our service really made our day! Thank you so much for noticing our care and professionalism, and I hope to see you back soon. All the best, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Fornos! Food is wonderful. I had the Fornos swordfish, garlic shrimp and tres leches for dessert. The rest of the table had steak and paella. Never disappoints and always consistent. The house-made sangria is vibrant. Not cheap but not over the top expensive....More

Thank Susan P
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Susan, I am so thankful for your support time and time again. From our seafood to our desserts, I've appreciated you dining with us. See you again soon, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food Wonderful service Good Wine List Perfect space with good parking Attentive waiters make you feel at home Fit for a King kind of restaurant

Thank Luis D
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Luis, this review is so wonderful! It's guests like you that keep us doing what we're doing. Thanks for the support, and I hope to see you back soon! All the best, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My co-workers took me here for my first visit to Newark. This place is legendary I️ understand. It looks great inside. Classic looking timeless style. There are waiters everywhere. It seems like they have sufficient staff. Our waiter was very attentive until the end when...More

1  Thank pittHD
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It sounds like fate you were brought to our restaurant! Thank you for the compliments on everything from our servers to our steak to our menu options! We cannot wait to share more of our menu with you next time. Best regards, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First off, I booked a reservation through Open Table; called the restaurant when I was stuck in traffic and told them I'd be 20 minutes late. When I got there they said they had no reservation for me. Luckily it wasn't a problem as there...More

Thank shel29Brooklyn
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad to hear your dinner was fantastic, but I'm sorry there seemed to be some confusion with your Open Table reservation. Luckily, we had enough available seating, and I can assure you next time we'll make sure to double check our reservations. Thank...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Newark is not where I thought we would have a great and memorable dining experience. Arriving, we were greeted by a friendly uniformed valet so we did not have to search for a parking spot in this busy part of the city. Entering the restaurant...More

Thank martyb-tripster
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad we could make your trip to Newark a memorable, romantic, and reminiscent one. Thank you for dining with us, and I certainly hope you'll join us again in the future. All the best, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had taken my mother here in the spring before a show and we had a wonderful dinner, so I suggested to a group of friends we come here for dinner several weeks ago. This is always nerve wracking since you hope that everything will...More

Thank LetsGarden
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

It's amazing to see you have enjoyed nights here with your family and your friends! Thank you for all the support, and I appreciate your sweet compliments on our atmosphere and our fresh ingredients. We can assure you our desserts are fresh, but we're sorry...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Outstanding Spanish/Portuguese, everything you would want including to die for Paella. Watch the portions, they are huge and you do not want to miss the amazing deserts!

Thank mtnpkepic
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

I am beyond happy to read that you loved our paella so much! Thanks for dining with us, and I look forward to seeing you back very soon. Well wishes, Andres, Manager

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sfdez01
14 November 2017|
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Response from philipu2015 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are closed based on the fact they are not taking reservations for that day on open table. You can book for the day before and the day afterwards.
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Kelly R
10 September 2017|
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Response from GiGi G | Reviewed this property |
There's no dress code. I've been there dressed up and dressed down.
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oradday
6 April 2017|
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Response from GARY C | Reviewed this property |
please call the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are located a two blocks away from Newark Penn Station and New Jersey Transit, which is walking distance.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-589-4767
Description
Fornos of Spain is an award winning Spanish restaurant located in Newark. For an authentic taste of fine Spanish dining, we welcome you to Fornos! **We now provide pickup and return shuttle services to all hotel guests in the Newark area. All guests have to do is call the restaurant. Monday-Thursday, 5pm - 11pm.
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