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Casa Vasca

141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (33 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“paella” (34 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the two best restaurants in Newark. Bar can be a little busy a lunch, but the food is excellent and authentic.

1  Thank Armand L
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went there on a sweltering July evening. Small restaurant with a great menu along with a number of Specials. Paella was great. I had special of Salmon stuff w/ Crab meat , excellent! Wait staff was attentive

1  Thank meater
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I live in the neighborhood so just decided to try out this place. The atmosphere it's very cozy, welcoming, warm, feels like home. The stuff is very friendly , dinner was delicious. We share a paella and a Jar of sangria. And even had this...More

1  Thank Mariposaviajer
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very cozy place and nice the service is good and the food is excellent . They have a big variety of wines

1  Thank Marcelo T
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were working in the neighborhood and we tried this place for lunch. With a fairly nondescript exterior, it is quite a surprise to encounter white tablecloths and waiters suited in black. Our food was very good and reasonably priced. The fish dishes are noteworthy...More

1  Thank burtw
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Casa Vasca serves excellent Spanish food from the Basque region. We all enjoyed the complimentary soup with wonderful crusty bread followed by salad and our entrees. My paella was tasty with fresh seafood. My dining companions all loved their entrees also---shrimp in garlic with saffron...More

1  Thank NetteTexas
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We've eaten here several times over the years. I've always felt they had the best food in Newark, After this last visit, I no longer feel that way. I didn't want to believe the recent reviews, but our meal was really not that great. First,...More

Thank Bellybirdsmom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Although I arrived early on a Sunday evening there was already a line of people waiting for the dining room. As I was on my own, I dined at the bar and enjoyed some very good Basque food - hake, clams and shrimp, in a...More

1  Thank DOD_Dublin
Reviewed 21 April 2016

EXCELLENT: Food, Service, friendly atmosphere. Took group of 43 Seniors to lunch and had nothing but outstanding words of compliments from the whole group. Appetizers, Main Course and Desserts outstanding. Would highly recommend it to anyone going to the city.

Thank Peg T
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant place with large portions of good food. Old world feel. Small but quaint. Very good sangria! Small parking lot on the side.

Thank ANewage
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Response from Alfredo L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are.
10 May 2017|
Response from cubiche2 | Reviewed this property |
There is but not online
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Response from SteveTravels365 | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Christmas Day. Open the 26th until 10:pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-1350
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