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Spanish Tavern

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103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“soup” (54 reviews)
“paella” (65 reviews)
“shrimp” (39 reviews)
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11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is amazing! The food was the best we have ever tasted. We ordered Broiled Langostino and it was outstanding. The service was wonderful. My husband and I highly recommend this restaurant. We stayed at a hotel near the airport and the restaurant sent...More

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time! The staff was very nice and polite, very attentive. Ordered a bottle of water and some wine by the glass, Rioja, very tasty! We started with the gambas al ajillo!... the classic... but never fails!.... I couldn't resist dunking the...More

Thank Roadtaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service the waiters were nice and attentive. Their garlic shrimp is the best out of all the similar restaurants in the Newark area. The seafood paella was very good as well

Thank bake39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went back here with some friends .. WOW !!! Excellent food and service .. we will be going back ... yumeeeee

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great surprise! Our experience was the best ending to a fabulous vacation to shore. Just a word of advice.....come very hungry and with friends to help you!!!!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been a go to place in Newark to eat at surprisingly reasonable prices. They even provide a bowl of soup if your appetite allows. The entrees are mouth watering the steaks are my favorite but the fish dishes are superb as well. You...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Old-fashioned classic Portuguese/Spanish restaurant. 2 minutes away from Pru Center. Free parking. Amazing food. Lot's of food. Great service. Visited them many times.

Thank Vlad G
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

The soup, sangria, and paella were all top notch. The service was a little spotty: we had four waiters but water glasses weren't filled promptly and it took forever for the check. On the other hand, we weren't chased out and could eat at a...More

Thank Nova1994
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Driver picked us up from our local hotel .. return trip for tips .. friendly Peurto Rican fellow .. into the restaurant , smart casual or casual dress standard .. Staff excellent , service overall first class .. full bar available .. my wife and...More

Thank philandrus
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Great dinner accompanied by attentive service and parking convenience made for an excellent evening. We will always go back for wonderful food and ambiance befitting a gem in the heart of the Ironbound section of Newark.

Thank GuyC9871
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Terry Z
August 29, 2017|
Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free items. Suggest you check out their web site.
February 27, 2017|
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Response from J C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a secure, free patrons' parking lot directly across the street from the Spanish Tavern. On-street parking is limited in Newark's Ironbound section, where the Spanish Tavern is located. The Tavern has its own... More
July 29, 2016|
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Response from UncleMiltieDC | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Comfortable and casual is the type of dress. You can wear jeans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighborhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-589-4959
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