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Spanish Tavern

103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (50 reviews)
“paella” (67 reviews)
“shrimp” (39 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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11 - 20 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise! Our experience was the best ending to a fabulous vacation to shore. Just a word of advice.....come very hungry and with friends to help you!!!!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This has been a go to place in Newark to eat at surprisingly reasonable prices. They even provide a bowl of soup if your appetite allows. The entrees are mouth watering the steaks are my favorite but the fish dishes are superb as well. You...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Old-fashioned classic Portuguese/Spanish restaurant. 2 minutes away from Pru Center. Free parking. Amazing food. Lot's of food. Great service. Visited them many times.

Thank Vlad G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The soup, sangria, and paella were all top notch. The service was a little spotty: we had four waiters but water glasses weren't filled promptly and it took forever for the check. On the other hand, we weren't chased out and could eat at a...More

Thank Nova1994
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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 10 August 2017 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 9 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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

Thank Knowing1594
Reviewed 30 July 2017 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 16 July 2017 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
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Terry Z
30 August 2017|
Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items. Suggest you check out their web site.
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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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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