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Spanish Tavern

103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (49 reviews)
“paella” (72 reviews)
“shrimp” (43 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a family tradition to dine at ST for christmas...starter soup was bland, otherwise entrees were excellent. Paella and Mariscada, baby lobster tails and rack of lamb all perfect, starter apps and service above par...prices all higher than on website was a little aggravating though!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few days before Christmas we had dinner with my daughter and boyfriend and my 4 year old grandson. We were staying at a hotel near Newark Airport and Spanish Tavern is only 6 miles from our hotel. I had dinner with business associates years...More

Thank williammB5345LJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here (Newark Trip Advisor ranking #1), a Spanish cuisine restaurant to try Lobster Paella Valenciana)。We ordered a stir fried clam as our appetizer. The restaurant is well decorated be an elegant, upscale but still traditional, old fashioned. It’s quite, good layout, lighting, great...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely room that is surprisingly quiet even full. The servers were all terrific. The free soup on Saturday was a delicious potato leek. The appetizers of clams in garlic sauce were good but a tad spicy. Same for the shrimp and sausages....More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is close to home. The food is great and so is the service. There is a bar that you can sit and eat if you dine alone.

Thank jcamachomt
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Just possible the best seafood dinner in my life. You will not be disappointed. The next time we are in Newark We will be back.

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Came on a business trip and had a dinner with some work colleagues who recommended. Frankly, not sure why, or perhaps I came on a bad night. The shrimps which were served as appatizer were full of sand, couldn't eat them. This is a "red...More

Thank Abumik
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Just had dinner at the Spanish Tavern in Jersey City, NJ. They had a courtesy shuttle that picked us up at our hotel and dropped us off after wonderful meal. You are presented with a delicious bowl of soup and bread as you sit down....More

Thank OneilChambers
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We came here as recommended by the hotel that we we're staying at. They provide shuttle service from the surrounding hotels to the restaurant. Food and service we're excellent! I had the shrimp stuffed with crabmeat and it was very good. Would come here again

2  Thank MarkyMarkTX
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

They offered a shuttle from our airport hotel and since we didn’t rent a car, perfect. We found it charming with generous portions. I would have believed that I was in Europe.

Thank Jean Ann F
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Terry Z
29 August 2017|
Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items. Suggest you check out their web site.
27 February 2017|
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Response from J C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a secure, free patrons' parking lot directly across the street from the Spanish Tavern. On-street parking is limited in Newark's Ironbound section, where the Spanish Tavern is located. The Tavern has its own... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from UncleMiltieDC | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Comfortable and casual is the type of dress. You can wear jeans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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