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Casa Vasca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Newark, New Jersey
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92 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, great service in the nice Ironbound area of Newark. The menu is very exquisite and the prices are affordable. Definitely recommend.

Thank KaryAr5
Solon, Iowa
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner on a Saturday night after reading reviews here- and are SO glad we did. It's a bit off the "main street" in the Ironbound district, but so worth the walk. It was such a welcoming, homey atmosphere, even for us as non-locals. The food - WOW. The portions are insanely huge, and tasted wonderful. The sangria... More 

Thank rsolsem
Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a sunday and the place was packed. Great place to dine w family or w friends. We will definitely come again to Casa Vasca. Excellent food and the staff are a plus. Our server Salve have a very good sense of humor. The serving of food is very generous. I recommend the roast goat. It's delicious.... More 

Thank Anna R
Newark, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is always a good fallback restaurant. The food is consistently fine, the service is very friendly, but the portions are large. Typical Basque style dishes. Very good wine selections.

Thank snders2016
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Hidden gem in Ironbound section. Soup was fantastic and service was top-notch. Portions are very generous, you won't leave hungry.

Thank rfedak70
Wayne, New Jersey
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The owner of the restaurant is very friendly. I believe she is Maria. We parked for free in the restaurant parking lot and the owner was generous with letting us park for an extra hour to walk around iron bound following our lunch. The dining place is neat just like in the pictures. Garlic soup was served complimentary along with... More 

Thank Mamatha R
Montclair, New Jersey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is not your regular Spanish food. It's authentic Catalonian taste coming from Barcelona. This restaurant is a little out of the way but it is worth going because Maria the owner will make sure you have a good meal. If you are not happy with the food she will go to the kitchen and yell at the chef (her... More 

Thank Teddy H
Mt Olive NJ
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were a party of 6 and not one disappointment with any dish. The paella was tasty, large (as are most of the portions), and full of flavor. Many dishes were most excellent - I had merluza in green sauce for the first time in many many years and it was fabulous. Reasonable pricing for the quality of the food.... More 

Thank RichC250
New York
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Had dinner at Casa Vasca on a Saturday night at 5:30 pm and the place was already bustling. Everyone who worked there went out of their way to make sure every need was met. The food was good and the prices reasonable. Even though it was busy you never felt rushed to finish. When we left there was a huge... More 

Thank Palmtreeslover
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is in my top 3 Spanish restaurants anywhere in the area. The chorizo,shrimp and garlic,and the fabada on select Friday's are the best. The owner greets everyone and is a family welcome place. A very nice wine list and daily specials are a must. We come every couple weeks to get satisfy our tapas and Spanish craving.

Thank sjhig100 .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Seafood, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: 973-465-1350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?