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Forno's of Spain Restaurant

47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443 (North Ironbound)
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Ranked #4 of 452 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $100
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood: North Ironbound
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Union Street
Transit: We are located a two blocks away from Newark Penn Station and New Jersey Transit, which is walking distance.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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283 reviews 283 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

There are several Spanish/Portuguese restaurant in what’s called the Ironbound area of Newark just blocks from Penn Station. This one in particular is almost a landmark and is well known in the area. To experience Ironbound you could do worse going here. The place is expansive and has its own parking lot with attendant. An outdoor patio greats you as... More

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Belleville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We made a reservation thru their website, and were seated right on time. (My guess is that if we went on a Friday or Saturday night, this would not have been the case). That said, the hostess, maître d', and servers were all personable and attentive. They promptly took our drink order and supplied us with large basket of breads... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Plenty of parking in the rear, attentive staff waiters pouring water and wine non stop The place is a gem and worth the drive when the appetites preference true Spanish food Located in the heart of Newark near Newark penn station A simple train and one block from NJT or PATH trains Appetizers clams casino, Spanish sausage, shrimp cocktail and... More

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Brick, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Fabulous food, excellent service. Olives, oil, and a variety of breads start the meal. There are so many great dishes from the usual Paella to Salmon Gratinee (Salmon sitting on shrimp, surrounded by a cheese/asparagus sauce. It is a bit pricey, but you can enjoy excellent service, fine table linens, Spotless floors, restrooms, etc. Walk in the rear door and... More

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Dover, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is where my husband proposed to me and we try and go here every year to celebrate our anniversary. I've never been disappointed. Last night i had filet mignon. It was cooked perfect! The potato chips however could have been cooked more because none of them were crispy. I also love the fact that you can dress fancy or... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Reservations are not honored, we were there early and were seated 25 minutes after our reservation. You would think that a restaurant 4 blocks from the Prudential Center would train their staff to deal with large crowds before a show, but they didn't. They acted like it was so unusual for them to be so busy. They dropped the communal... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The best octopus salad in town and please try their broccolirabe .OMG you will come backfor more.The waiters are exceedingly professional, personal and attentive.The atmosphere in the dining area and the bar area is very welcoming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love this place, their food is great, and they give u a lot!, lol. I love Spanish food, this is the spot!

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Newark, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This use to be the place for great Spanish food. Now their menu reads more like a diner. They need to get back to basics.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Awesome atmosphere great food and friendly service at reasonable prices, what else can you expect. Why go to the city when we have it all in Newark. (Almost all)

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