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Casa Vasca

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North Ironbound
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141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
973-465-1350
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Anna R
Newark, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank rfedak70
Wayne, New Jersey
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Mamatha R
Montclair, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Teddy H
Mt Olive NJ
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank RichC250
New York
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Palmtreeslover
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank sjhig100 .
Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

One of the two best restaurants in Newark. Bar can be a little busy a lunch, but the food is excellent and authentic.

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Thank Armand L
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Went there on a sweltering July evening. Small restaurant with a great menu along with a number of Specials. Paella was great. I had special of Salmon stuff w/ Crab meat , excellent! Wait staff was attentive

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish, Seafood, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?