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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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“paella” (64 reviews)
“shrimp” (39 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Driver picked us up from our local hotel .. return trip for tips .. friendly Peurto Rican fellow .. into the restaurant , smart casual or casual dress standard .. Staff excellent , service overall first class .. full bar available .. my wife and...More

Thank philandrus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner accompanied by attentive service and parking convenience made for an excellent evening. We will always go back for wonderful food and ambiance befitting a gem in the heart of the Ironbound section of Newark.

Thank GuyC9871
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to eat drink an be merry.. excellent food selection.. friendly staff of waiters an waitresses.. i would recommend the eating experience..

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent atmosphere. Great food. Superior service. Food is always served with expertise and a positive attitude. A staple in Newark.

Thank Knowing1594
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No matter what you have the food is always cooked to perfection The service is even better then the food They cater to you as if your royalty. Whether you are a first timer or a regular they treat you like family and you are...More

Thank richardbU2955WC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is located in a corner there is wheelchair access The place is small and it was crowded and noisy on Saturday night The food was ok not to die for My husband ordered a lomo and it was burned and hard and expensive...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I go there for different occasions and the food is always more than what I can eat tasty and very good quality I recommend it to all .

Thank josesantosf
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Incredible for many decades it does not disappoint. Food is incredible, service is attentive.Great tapas, entrees,Paella, desserts, GREAT WINE LIST. you will not find better Food.

Thank Vita B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Had one of the best Spanish meals this afternoon. The restaurant is upscale in every aspect except price. Ambience is cozy and service exceptional. Food is simply marvelous. Our appetizer, scallops stuffed with crab meat, is fresh and succulent. Seafood paella is way out of...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

If you haven't gone to Spanish Tavern you are missing out. I've been going for years. The food is great, as is the service. The paella is enough for three people. The homemade potato chips are terrific. Fried calamari was hot and crispy with a...More

Thank davidloew
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Questions & Answers
28 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
30 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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11 February 2016|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, 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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