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Spanish Tavern

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$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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103 Mcwhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to have lunch, and what a lovely meal! The chorizo starters were spicy, bread was warm, and the sangria was cold...I'd have ordered the same-again, but she wanted a real meal. Salmon and rice, plus an espresso and sambuca before we headed back to Penn Station for the train home. We'll be back!

Thank andrew l
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I dined at the Spanish Tavern in Newark one evening in October 2016. The restaurant is on two levels. The area for large groups is downstairs, in the basement, and there is no elevator. There are restrooms on that level. The menu is very large, with an emphasis on seafood. However, it also includes steak and other... More 

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food!!! Excellent soup -complimentary. Shrimp , Tuna, Paella- all tasty. Fabulous service.

Thank suspec
New York
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on a recent Saturday night. The waiter was knowledgable, pleasant, and always checking on us. We did not order appetizers because they provide a bowl of soup to all diners. It was not the best I have had, more broth then soup, but a nice light start. On the recommendation of our waiter we ordered 3 of... More 

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Arcadia, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, when they tell you all entrees are good for two. You better believe it. It may seems to be a Spanish seafood restaurant, but all meat dishes were great. They served their complimentary veggies noodle soup (homemade) first. We split a salad and two entrees. The bill came $78 including tax. Did I mention they offer free... More 

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Hillside, New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Nice ambience. Always good food and service. It's been a pleasure every time I've visited, whether lunch or dinner.

Thank MA0524
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nice creative and ethnic dishes from Spain, with some eclectic variations. The food was tasty, well presented, and made for a comfortable and enjoyable dinner. The service is spectacular. They serve complimentary hearty rolls and soup before every meal. The waitstaff was very attentive. The ambiance is pleasant and not pretentious. We thought many dishes were overpriced, but not unreasonably... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I usually go to this place if i have a visitor from other state I like the food Service is good If you are craving for Spanish food this place I will recommend Can't go wrong when you are hungry

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durango, CO, United States
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Who'd ever guess that food this great was close to the Newark Airport and they even provided a free pick up for the Courtyard. I ordered the the seafood assortment in a tomato broth. Couldn't believe it included a half lobster, mussels, clams and more shrimp than I could eat. It was described on the menu as extravagant and it... More 

Thank Ron C
Newark, New Jersey
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92 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food is very good, great portions, tasty sangrias, has parking area which is a plus. Excellent for small meeting presentations, birthdays, baptisms... will recommend.

Thank KaryAr5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Mcwhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-589-4959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?