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Spain Restaurant

North Ironbound
Spanish, Portuguese
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419 Market St., Newark, NJ 07105
973-344-0994
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It was great!

On a lunch break from work 6 of us I had stuffed shrimp Very good and large portion 2 of my colleagues had paiella (sp) and loved it One had salmon one tuna No bad selection They have valet parking across the street All in all good food Good value Nice lunch

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
BernDude
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Lake Elsinore, California
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Lake Elsinore, California
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

On a lunch break from work 6 of us I had stuffed shrimp Very good and large portion 2 of my colleagues had paiella (sp) and loved it One had salmon one tuna No bad selection They have valet parking across the street All in all good food Good value Nice lunch

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've been patronizing Spain for 20+ years and have done eat in and take out over a dozen times. Unfortunately, the owners are taking their eye off the ball and things are slipping. During my most recent visit I had my favorite - the Paella a la Marinera. The dish was obviously prepared ahead of time and the split lobster... More 

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Valentine night me and my wife are on our way to the Prudential center, We ate at Spain and enjoyed every thing, shrimp in garlic sauce,grilled Spanish sausage, for dinner my wife had lobster stuffed with crab meat, lot's of crab meat. i had all kind of shell fish on saffron rice. every thing was so fresh. staff friendly and... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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144 reviews 144 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The food is not strictly Portuguese they seem to be adapted or Americanized a bit, ie no Cod dishes, but Tiliapia. Seafood entrees were well executed and portions were large. Service is friendly and efficient and can provide recommendations. There is Street Parking, but crowded for Devils Games at the Rock. Good pre-Game sit down meal option.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stopped in for dinner before a concert although it was a little crowded we were seated immediately, wait staff took our order for drinks and meal right away (seemed a little rushed perhaps because of the concert) Sangria was awesome, entrees were shrimp with saffron rice bountiful and done perfectly,Talapia and scollops were very good although the scollops were overcooked,... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We've been going there for over twenty years, it's not as busy as it used to be and the décor is very dated but we know that. We go there for the food which is outstanding, I believe most of the team has been there since I first started going. While in school we would venture there and have the... More 

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princeton, nj
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Im rember that this place was, at least in the past, an awesome place for dinner. So, I was anxious to return to it after so many years. Parking was convieniently accros the street & empty when we arrived. The area made me somewhat uncomfortable, I must admit. We were a group of four & as such we were seated... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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250 reviews 250 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We lived in Madrid for three years and felt the food in Spain was the best in Europe. Spain Restaurant came so close to the real thing and we were pleasantly surprised. One of us had the Spanish omelet (tortilla Espanol). It looked absolutely authentic. I started with the gazpacho. It was authentic and delicious. I even tore my bread... More 

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great dishes from an extensive menu. The restaurant may be small but they make up for it with attentive service and portions that are sure to fill up the hungriest eater. Many times I've ordered food to go and have never been disappointed. Traditional dishes and a great variety that satisfies any patron.

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Naples, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been to this restaurant about 15 times over the course of the last 30 years but I have not been here for at least 5 years. When a group of us found ourselves close to Newark for the evening I was excited to go back. We were not disappointed. Eight of us had sangria and eight different entrees.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 419 Market St., Newark, NJ 07105
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: 973-344-0994

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Portuguese
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?