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Spanish Tavern

103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (51 reviews)
“paella” (75 reviews)
“shrimp” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm heading out on a flight to Europe in a few hours so decided to spend the night before the flight at an airport hotel (Doubletree--see my separate review) in Newark so not to jeapardize my making my flight overseas. When I first made the...More

Thank wayne w
Reviewed 3 days ago

We go here a lot they take and you need reservations.Always have the lobster and they makes fresh potato chips served family style

Thank camiedelaney
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here on our way back to Austin. The always great bread and complimentary soup was almost a meal in itself, we ordered the chicken special and the shrimp and scallops. Both were extremely good and service was great. We used to come here frequently,...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thia is a great place to eat. My favorite dish there is the Piaya. It takes a while to come out so be patient. Also get the groupon great price and it come with a pitcher of sangria. Even the Bread is great while you...More

Thank Jameel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious...seafood was cooked perfectly. Sangria was refreshing. Service was attentive without hovering. Loved it!

Thank HollyK23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great meal, and great service the portions are large ...the food is tasty.. seafood fresh. .just great.

Thank Goombacuz38
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of many visits to this old Spanish hotspot in Newark. Parking is free in their lot across the street. Went prior to a Prudential Center concert this evening. Haven’t been here in several years. Wait staff and assistance with menu was outstanding. Food was...More

Thank Docwayne60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The server and the service was great. The food was out of this world. Brought some home and had it the following day.

Thank lamaxx7
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I had a business dinner here and the food was amazing. We agree a variety of dishes which were all very good, but the paella was the stand out. I will definitely make it a point to come back again.

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I was in the Newark Airport area with my business team (we had people in from Asia, Europe and South America as well as US personnel) and needed a place for dinner. The hotel recommended the Spanish Tavern (I had eaten there years ago) so...More

Thank PatchesH57
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2018|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, I'd call and ask them
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
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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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