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Forno's of Spain Restaurant

47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
+1 973-589-4767
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 October 2, 2018

I visited this restaurant with some customers from Brasil, we are in N.Jersey to work and this restaurante is a good surprise, we ordered a fish that was amazing and my customer drink a good wine. He like very much, the tables have a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CHPINTER
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks for choosing our place for your business lunch -- I'm happy that you and your customers enjoyed everything. Hope to see you again soon! Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed October 2, 2018

My family an I visited this restaurant for dinner on September 27, 2018 on my son's birthday. We were a little hesitant because Fornos of Spain is located down a dark street with very little parking. We pulled into the restaurant and saw that they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AHouseNJ
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Allegra, while I'm honored you felt like you were transported to Spain when you dined with us, I'm sorry if the bill led to some confusion. If you still have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me offline -- I'd be happy...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Just would like to say that food is well prepared. I like sausage & peppers with a side of mussels. Really like the mussels.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yarbeezy
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Glad you're such a fan of our mussels! Thanks for the review. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Food is excellent. Can’t go wrong with few tapas and drinks. My personal favorite is champagne sangria they make. Patio is also good for nice weather

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Will C
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Glad you're a fan of our champagne sangria, Will -- thanks for letting us know! Hope to see you again soon. Till then, Andres, Manager

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Everything is great here. The dinner prices are reasonable for the quality and quantity. I don't like the wine prices though. Service is outstanding. My friends, wife and I love this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daniel O
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks for the review, Daniel -- it's great to hear that you, your wife, and your friends love our restaurant. Hoping to see you back soon! Till then, Andres, Manager

Reviewed September 29, 2018

Great for many reasons: Food was outstanding, atmosphere was refined and quiet, and there is ample parking w/o the hassle of the street. The quantity of food is huge - I suggest sharing the salad and veggies. Our server, Millan has been with Forno's for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Geezers_on_the_Go
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Wow, thanks for the outstanding review -- I'm glad you had such a positive service experience here -- I'll let both Millan and Junior know. Looking forward to hearing what you think of our tapas next time! Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Well, I've never been to Spain...but I could taste it in every bite. From the old world wait staff, maitre'd, table captain, owner and son on site keeping an eye out to the amazing food, the attention to dining, not just eating out. I confess,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LIBEARYN
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you! It's great you got to try a taste of Spain at our restaurant. Hope to see you and your husband again soon! Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed September 23, 2018

We decided to eat here because it was close to our hotel and train station, and was highly rated on trip advisor. It did not disappoint. We arrived at 5pm for our reservation. I believe this is when they open, as the restaurant quickly filled...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cgreno
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks for your detailed review -- I'm glad you enjoyed everything from our bread to the seafood! I hope to see you and your partner back soon. Sincerely, Andres, Manager

Reviewed September 20, 2018

The garlic shrimp is amazing and of course it comes with Fornos vegetables, rice, salad, and potatoes. The BEST!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Beverly L
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Beverly, I'm glad you enjoyed our garlic shrimp! Thank you for taking the time to share on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you back soon! Till then, Andres, Manager

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Must have, especially if you love seafood. My new favorite in a city packed with great Portuguese food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 962albertj
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

I'm honored Fornos of Spain is a new favorite of yours, Albert -- thanks for the kind words. See you next time! Till then, Andres, Manager

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May 4, 2018|
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Response from spaerels | Reviewed this property |
it's not cheap but it's also not too expensive, the portions are large and the food is good. The prices are definitely worth the food and it's not overly expensive. When I think of expensive I think of $50 per plate with... More
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Response from mari03022018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes about 4 blocks, just past Penn Station and right before Walgreens. They have parking
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Response from RichC250 | Reviewed this property |
I would say 'possibly' The ingredients are gluten free. However the stock, if not made purely from bones and/or shells, may have some type of wheat based ingredient in it. Hopefully its a potato starch, but you should ask
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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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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