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Spanish Tavern

103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“soup” (53 reviews)
“paella” (62 reviews)
“shrimp” (38 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed delicious Spanish Cuisine at this quaint restaurant. I was attending a business meeting at a hotel near the airport. The hotel had a shuttle that picked up a group of us, which made it very convenient. Service is was superb and the food was...More

1  Thank Alvatude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Fornos of Spain last night. It was excellent but so was the Spanish Tavern. I had the NY steak 20 oz! Huge. You get your monies worth. Highly recommend.

Thank JandJ56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is prepared meticulously. Having soup first separates the Tavern from the other restaurants in the Iron Bound. Love this place.

1  Thank jeff g
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have res and obviously very busy with communion parties, but early sat dinner, 5 pm and they were out of a special already. Ok, so reordered. Loved apps, mushroom and calamari. My dinner also a special, tuna n salmon bites was just...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Service was fantastic and the dining room was very classy - old school! The food was definitely five start. The menu had great choices. I went with a dish that had a seafood theme - salmon, shrip, halibut. The sauce was out-of -thi-world! The seafood...More

Thank KemptvilleKids
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Table for 4 on Mothers Day. They were busy and the place filled up quickly. We were asked if we had a reservation as soon as we walked in by a very serious gentleman. We did, and they are highly recommended. We had an excellent...More

Thank NUTN2000
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The rolls were delicious, the stuffed shrimp were excellent, the sangria was wonderful. Our salad was average, and the paella marinara was very tasty, except for the mussels which were not good. The prices were fair. Would I go back? Absolutely. I would be interested...More

Thank evsbabes
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I hosted a business dinner for 14 people and was very happy with choosing this place! The food was delicious and the staff was on point! I highly recommend the Spanish Tavern for your corporate or business dinner, you will impress your clients for sure!

1  Thank Sean B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After the graduation we proceeded to the Spanish tavern, it had been many years since I visited this restaurant and I was interested to see if it remained the same as it was or changed to the times. We were early so seating was without...More

Thank jomar75
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We recently had dinner here with 3 other couples. We had pictures of sangria which were wonderful. We shared 4 appetizers from the 8 of us so that we could sample many different things- all delicious. (On the menu they state that all if the...More

Thank Jennifer K
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Is there parking?
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
Is there a dress code?
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.
Aziz I
is it a open buffet or menu?
11 February 2016|
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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