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Casa Vasca

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$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food like gramma used to make. Huge plates, can be shared with rice and spanish fries. Kitchen Closes at 10, dont go late.

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Thank Tina T
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went early on a Saturday 3 o'clock place was filling up I believe due to a Basketball Tournament at the Pru Center. I think this place is probably better for a group versus two people. With two you get jammed at small table near the entrance with a lot of traffic. Service was below par from 2 other visits. Paella... More 

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Thank meater
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171 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

What a find. We were tipped off by a Basque Uber driver and it was fabulous. The service was superb if a bit aloof (although they seem to be more chummy with the locals). The food was really really excellent. I had the spicy lobster an my wife had the grilled monkfish and we both felt it was among the... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Casa Vasca is worth the hour ride for us! Food is always great, big portions and priced right. Waiters are attentive and friendly. Seating is a bit tight but not bad. Nice selection at the bar. We had beer, wine and sangria (very good.) Chicken dishes were made with very thin cutlets (the way we like them), pork chops were... More 

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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

My title says it all. Parking is located up the street before you reach the restaurant. Great spot to eat before any event at the Prudential arena which is what I did. Soup included with the meal was tasty and a nice perk. Order anything revolving around the veal and you won't go wrong. The sangria was delicious and the... More 

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Thank SteveTravels365
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Found this wonderful restaurant on TA. We've been coming to Ironbound area for years always not straying too far from Ferry Street. Last week my daughter and I did and were rewarded by a delicious meal, not-too-crazy atmosphere and well-prepared food. An all-together great experience which I will bring others to for certain. Bravo...

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Thank george g
Newark, New Jersey
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 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.

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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 October 3, 2016

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 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids
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: +1 973-465-1350

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