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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” (136 reviews)
“bread” (100 reviews)
“paella” (107 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Second trip to Forno's of Spain in Newark. The restaurant always delivers on experience. Very authentic, phenomenal service and good food. Whether you love Spanish food or you simply want a great dining experience, Forno's will deliver. Two notes ... the prices are a tad...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rodnellw
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Rodnell, I'm delighted you enjoyed your second meal with us. It's great our Spanish cuisine and attentive service don't disappoint. I look forward to welcoming you back next time! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Omg ! Still shaking from happiness . Everything i tryied was amazing. Flavor of the food was insane ! Service excellent , my server David was very professional with a great attitude

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sàba V
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Wow, Sàba, it's wonderful you enjoyed everything during your meal! I'll be sure to let David know how much you appreciated his service. Looking forward to welcoming you back next time! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited this Resturant with a group of friends/colleagues and was pleantly surprised at the top quality food and attention to details at all levels. An excellent location with plenty of safe parking and not to mention as a family business, the owners do excellent work...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AneilMo
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

It's great you were pleasantly surprised by the quality of our food and our attentive service! I hope to see you and your friends/colleagues back soon for another delicious meal! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 17, 2018

From the decor, ambiance to the impeccable service it is a great restaurant in Newark. They provide great customer service and delicious food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jazzyc812
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thanks for the kind words about our service, Spanish cuisine, and ambiance. I hope to see you back for the same great experience soon! Best regards, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Great experience at Fornos for a business lunch. Food was great especially the wide array of chicken dishes , tapas and of course the Paella. Manager Andres was super helpful explaining the menu and helping us decide. Service was very good. Highly recommend and will...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gerardo P
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Gerardo, it's great you enjoyed your business lunch at our place. I'm happy you liked everything from the tapas to the paella! It was my pleasure having you -- I look forward to seeing you back with your family! Thanks, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Last night we celebrated my birthday at Forno’s! Our waiter David was so helpful !! He made our celebration extra special! His service was outstanding and the food was delicious!!! We have been going here for years and NEVER disappointed!!!!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gee M
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thanks for celebrating your birthday with us! It's great you had such a positive service experience with David -- I'll let him know how much you appreciated him. I look forward to seeing you back next time! Thanks again, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The food is awesome and the service from David was outstanding. You won’t be disappointed with the Appetizers main course or dessert. There’s a reason why this restaurant has been around for a long time. Best one in the Ironbound district.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Miriam C
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Miriam, I'm so happy you enjoyed our Spanish cuisine and friendly service -- I'll be sure to let David know your thoughts. I look forward to welcoming you back soon! Thank you, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 16, 2018

Food is always good. We have been going there for years and it is our favorite restaurant in all of the Ironbound. Much respect to the waiter, Dato. Very professional and good guy. Hope to come back very soon!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike7MM
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for your longtime support -- I'm honored my restaurant is your favorite in all of the Ironbound. I hope to see you back very soon! Best regards, Andres, Manager

Reviewed July 16, 2018

I don't take time to leave many reviews, good or bad, but today I had an unexpectedly great experience at Forno's in Newark, NJ. From the moment I entered their parking lot, then through the flowering patio area and on to the dining room our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mory T
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Mory, it means a lot to me that you took the time to leave us a review when you're not usually one to do so. It's great you had a wonderful experience from the moment you parked all the way to the end of your...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

As soon as I arrived in America my friends took me to dinner at Forno’s, and it was one of the best experiences I've had. The service was excellent, the waiter Dato was super attentive, helpful and gave great suggestions of dishes. The food was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Leandro R
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Leandro, I'm so happy your friend introduced you to our restaurant. It's great you enjoyed our food and service so much -- Looking forward to seeing you next time you're back in the states! Thanks, Andres, Manager

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graduate183
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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