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Casa Vasca

141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (27 reviews)
“shrimp” (30 reviews)
“paella” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Casa Vasca Gem in the heat of Ironbound Newark – Hidden favorite on my list of “best” in Newark- cozy authentic Located just a few blocks from The “s” Tavern and local rotisserie chicken restaurant is a wonderful restaurant, It is on my top 3...More

Thank JoeLNJTraveler
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Hostess (matron) very pleasant and accommodating. Cozy authentic European atmosphere. Food was average, swordfish and shrimp tasted very "fishy", didn't smell too bad but didn't have that "fresh" taste. (grilled swordfish was dry). Parking was very interesting, a few doors down in a tight winding...More

Thank lcpsr
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visited on a really busy late afternoon with party of ten, Did not have to wait more than ten minutes until the people finally left the table. Service was excellent, especially considering how crowded the restaurant was. Ten people ordered ten different dishes and there...More

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife and I had an early dinner on a Saturday at Casa Vasca. I have worked in Newark, NJ for the past 40 yrs and have become familiar with many of the outstanding Spanish, Portuguese,and Brazilian Ironbound restaurants. Casa Vasca has a parking lot...More

Thank Bowlby324
Reviewed 7 April 2017

You cannot go wrong with this quaint little restaurant tucked away in the Ironbound section. I have yet to go there and be disappointed, better yet no one that I have taken there has been disappointed either. Take your taste buds and try this place...More

Thank cubiche2
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I hate to admit it, but I just figured that its been about 10 years since I was last at Casa Vasca. When you live 80 miles away its hard to get here often. Today, after an afternoon event in South Orange, my companion and...More

1  Thank UneasyRider
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dropped our kids at Newark Airport and made a bee line to Casa Vasca for dinner. It was nothing short of fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was great. It was a very crowded Friday night but we were...More

Thank strassbeee
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Service is great, steak was tender & shrimp taste sweet. There was so little parking. Nice safe environment

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Was sent to this little restaurant by someone whose opinion my wife respects. Easy enough to find, just inside the ironbound section. Parking is free and presided over by a older gent who is particular about the allocation of the space-i passed the exam, with...More

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Chicken and Garlic sauce. No flavor no salt Pork Chops. Tough Steak. Ok Really not that good and a bit dissatisfaction I would not go back , to many other choices

Thank Thomas G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is there a lunch menu i can view
10 May 2017|
Response from cubiche2 | Reviewed this property |
There is but not online
Are you open next Monday, Dec 26?
20 December 2016|
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Response from SteveTravels365 | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Christmas Day. Open the 26th until 10:pm
hi would you kindly tell me the name of the very popular Portuguese drink that you serve at your bar? I had it once and it tasted like brandy, served like scotch simply by itself with nothing added, straight from the bottle. thanks!!!
25 December 2014|
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Response from Chane1957 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-465-1350
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