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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” (128 reviews)
“bread” (96 reviews)
“paella” (100 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 July 13, 2018 via mobile

A comfortable restaurant, where the music, the ambient, the service and the food are excellent. If you want to feel like in a good restaurant of Spain, this is the place.

Thank Diego_MPazos
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

It means a lot to me that a meal at our restaurant transports you to Spain! Thanks for the thoughtful review -- I look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I was there a couple of weeks ago with two friends, our first time there .. I got a Shrimp Risoto , which was amazing .. Our server, Dato, was very prestative, careful and polite, helped us with everything and made us fell very comfortable....More

Thank Exploration607496
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed our shrimp risotto! I hope you'll make it back soon for the same great food and attentive service. Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

😍😍😍 i love this place, great place to visit, fantastic food and great service, u can enjoy inside and outside area as well.

Thank Dato K
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Dato, I'm so happy you're a fan of our food, service, and atmosphere. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I have been in fornos of Spain! I loved the food and the attention of the Dato. He’s a very good waiter. I will back soon.

Thank Paulinha R
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Paulinha, I'm glad you enjoyed our Spanish cuisine along with our attentive service. I look forward to the next time you visit us. Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Everytime im in New Jersey i try different Spanish restaurant. But i cant leave without going to Fornos of Spain. My most favorite Spanish Restaurant in Newark. Wonderful staff. Good service. Food is always on point. I feel at home. I can only congratulate this...More

Thank Darien Q
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Darien, it means a lot to me that you feel at home at our restaurant. I look forward to welcoming you back with the same delicious food and excellent service. Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

arriving from jfk, took me about an hour and a half to reach penn station newark and a short walk to fornos for a meet up with high school friends. great food, huge servings, friendly staff, comfy and cozy setting. i love their paella.

Thank allan_y1965
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

It's fantastic you got to catch up with your friends over our paella! I'm so glad you were pleased with our generous portions, friendly service, and comfortable atmosphere. I hope to see you guys again soon! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Solid place for a good meal the garlic shrimp is the best. The service along with the sangria is just right. the amount is always generous.

Thank MM O
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thanks for the kind words about our restaurant! I'm delighted you enjoyed our garlic shrimp, sangria, friendly service, and generous portions. I hope to see you back for another meal soon! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Everybody has their favorite go to down neck and this is mine. Eating here for well over 30 years. The veal in cream sauce is divine but you can not go wrong with anything on the menu. Steaks are tender and seafood tasty. Sangria the...More

1  Thank tangi1
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

I'm glad you enjoy everything from our veal to our sangria. Thanks for being such a longtime fan of ours! I hope to welcome you back for another meal soon. Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed June 22, 2018

I cannot separate Forno's from my memories of Newark. I have been there many times, and I always come out satisfied. The food is delicious. Huge menu. It will sure have something for all tastes. Great, prompt service. Always busy, and mobbed on weekends, but...More

Thank William G
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

It's great a meal at our place never disappoints, William! I'm glad you're a fan of our generous portions, attentive service, and delicious offerings. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed two hours at this fine restaurant. Complimentary salad, olives and bread on arrival is a nice touch. Three of us each ordered a main course.. the meals were large but wonderful. We were pleased we'd skipped appetisers. The paella marinara was brilliant, one...More

Thank Ash B
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Ash, it was so wonderful to have you dine with us! Thanks for trying such a wide variety of our menu, and we hope to see you back. All the best, Andres, Manager

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Response from Susan P | 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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