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1000 Spring Street, Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-4364600
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Description: As one of the best restaurants Newark, NJ has to offer, Ironbound is the...
As one of the best restaurants Newark, NJ has to offer, Ironbound is the ideal choice for locals, and business and leisure guests. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day, we help travelers revamp for whatever adventure awaits.
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Breakfast meeting

Food was OK. Service slow. But served its purpose. Good location for travelers in and out of Newark liberty. Choice between buffet or standard menu items.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 NEW

Food was OK. Service slow. But served its purpose. Good location for travelers in and out of Newark liberty. Choice between buffet or standard menu items.

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Monika V, Guest Relations Manager at Ironbound Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We will share your comments with our team so that we can work to improve the service experience in our restaurant. More 

Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were recommend to go to this Restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel. We ordered a chicken sandwich from Rosemary ( the manager). It arrived slightly cold. Also some of our order was not present and had to flag her down to complete the order. The second items came COLD. About an hour after the lunch my wife got sick and... More 

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Monika V, Front Office Manager at Ironbound Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

We take all feedback seriously, and sincerely regret that we did not meet your expectations with your recent dining experience. Because we take our food quality very seriously, we do have a process in place which requires us to work closely with our corporate offices to ensure any issues are fully investigated to prevent issues from re-occurring in the future. More 

Ohio
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175 reviews 175 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went here for dinner at it was late and the options are limited around the airport. The restaurant is just off of the lobby with a modernist decor. Both appetizers and entrée were nicely presented and tasty too.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place was suggested by the fron desk folks at the hotel, we walked in, sat and ordered, it seemed a bit empty and didn't have the "face" of great restaurante, though it was late in the evening already. We had calamary rings and they were perfect, then the main course; the cooking was right where it should be, the... More 

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San Diego, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our meal was very expensive for a hotel lobby restaurant, but the presentation and portion and quality was excellent. Ordered the Cuban panini which was huge and one of the best I've had. The crab cakes were a good size and excellent as well.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I've had quite a few things on their menu . . and they're all good. The cobb salad is a MUST! The molten lava cake is a must (plan 20 minutes though)!

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USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Rare to have a "real" restaurant inside hotel! Open late (to 11/midnight) to accommodate travelers. Seafood (crab cakes, cioppino) was great.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are looking for one of the best, if not best pork chop, you have to try the Ironbound restaurant located in the Renaissance Newark hotel. The dish is served with house made mango-cilantro chipotle barbeque glaze, purple potatoes, and asparagus ($28). Absolutely fantastic. I will definitely have again next time I find myself in Newark.

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MSP
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Always get the Cobb salad here.....for some reason it is one of the best around. Beer selection is good and is within walking distance of the Hampton Inn next door which is great as I usually stay there. Nice menu selection. Not huge, but has good options.

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Houston, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Good choice of food on the menu and the quality was really good. The portions were generous and the service was very attentive with the waiting staff looking after us well. The restaurant is located in the Renaissance Newark Hotel and it would be very easy for them to let standards slide because there is no competition in the immediate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Spring Street, Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 908-4364600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

As one of the best restaurants Newark, NJ has to offer, Ironbound is the ideal choice for locals, and business and leisure guests. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day, we help travelers revamp for whatever adventure awaits.

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