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Spain Restaurant

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419 Market St, Newark, NJ 07105-2231
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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Succasunna, New Jersey
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have not been to this restaurant for many years so I was excited to have the garlic shrimp and seafood paella. We were greeted by a grumpy waiter who pointed to our table. A few minutes later he tossed menus at us. The general atmosphere was of waiters that have been there for so long, they couldn't stand another... More 

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Thank sha8524
NJ
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere in Spain are top notch. We are always welcomed, as if old friends. If you are looking for authentic food, excellent sangria and a belonging atmosphere away from the maddening crowd, this is the place. Spain offers so much more than the big names on Ferry St and Rte 21. Have frequented this establishment for... More 

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Thank acjcy
NJ
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The food at Spain is always very good. The waiters will always tell you about the daily special-- shrimps Ina garlic sauce.i love the staff. The waiters still wear tuxedos. The,steaks are huge. My favorite is the ternera extremena, veal with sausage peppers onions. I highly recommend, as the prices are much more reasonable than the other restaurants.

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Thank Bones57
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after looking for a place to eat coming out of Penn Station. Short walk, looked nice so we gave it a try. Very polite waiters. Got a table quickly. Ordered a couple of starters, but was advised that maybe one to share would be enough. Had a seafood paiela type of dish. Omg it would make... More 

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Thank Colin H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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591 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Great Spanish restaurant with an authentic atmosphere. Our waiter was the real deal and served us exceptionally well throughout the evening. Starting with the Sangria, which was great we tried the mix seafood platter. This came with vegetables and was easily a size for two people. The seafood was very fresh, only complaint was the shrimp were a little overcooked.

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Thank James B
New Jersey
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We have been going to this wonderful Spanish/Portuguese restaurant for years, The food is delicious and the drinks awesome. The staff is top notch. We normally eat at the bar, but for special occasions (like Valentines Day) we will take a table. My personal favorite is the lemon chicken, but I cant say that I've ever had a bad dish.... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

What to do for dinner while waiting for your train?? Only ONE Answer!! Just two blocks from Newark Penn Station is Spain Restaurant in a quaint old and cozy setting. It is like a 1970s trip in time. The Menu! When you look around at the the morsels stacked on plates, you want one of everything. I had Sea Bass.... More 

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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to Spain restaurant for 10 years now and they never disappoint. The best paella and sangria I've ever had. If you are from out of town and never had spaniard food before because it's too expensive in your area... You must come here. Last night I had their special: grilled seafood... And oh my God I died... More 

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2 Thank Neshonna
New Jersey
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Four of us went on a Saturday night in September 2015. Our friends had been many times before and were surprised that it was less than half full. Nice menu choices - meat and fish. Large portions, attentive service, old-fashioned waiters. There was a guitar-playing singer who did the traditional Spanish-language songs everyone knows - La Bamba, La Cucaracha, etc.... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The paella was tasty and could honestly feed 2-3 people. The bread is great for sopping up the delicious seafood juices. If you're a beer drinker, you can wash down your meal with a bottle of Mahou.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Market St, Newark, NJ 07105-2231
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: 973-344-0994

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?