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Spanish Tavern

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103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start out to say we rerturned to our favorite while staying at the Newark airport. My husband throughly enjoyed his fish entree again this visit and cleaned his plate. The only entree option offered to me was the grilled vegetables. Grilled vegetables are not my favorite. On my last visit the chef pulled various vegetables and a starch... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience at Spanish tavern. Food , service, drinks were excellent. We'll definitely come back whenever we're in town.

Thank Sherl P
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service Excellent food Highly recommended We eat here frequently for special events. Parking lot across the street

Thank mr d
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little restaurant in the Ironbound District. It has its own parking lot across the street which was great. Food and atmosphere was excellent. Very quaint and elegant. Free soup with the meal.

Thank Lori P
Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Slightly formal dining in a nice space . Excellent food and a wide variety of Spanish wines to choose from. Waiters are very helpful and accommodating.

Thank snders2016
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

First visit here and it was awesome. About a half hour wait for a table at 6pm on a Sunday so we opted to eat at the bar. Ordered the red sangria which was awesome, followed by the grilled shrimp which were still in the shell but butterflied open and unbelievably delicious. Opted for the panna cotta with mandarin orange... More 

Thank luvthepalms
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had a lunch meeting with a friend at this restaurant on a Friday afternoon. The restaurant was crowded for lunch and the ambiance and service was fantastic. Our waiter was very attentive and very good. His recommendations were right on. We started with a minestrone soup (included) and I had a Bronzino fish broiled. It was excellent. My friend had... More 

Thank opalkramer
New Jersey
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I've been in years past and always been quite happy. Recently four of us came after a hockey game - it was quite busy for a Sunday evening. We ordered calamari and spicy sausage as appetizers. veal, scallops with stuffed crab, shrimp with stuffed crab and a mariscada salsa verde for entrees. Each of us found our dishes - just... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Best paella in town...choose either the saefood variation with lobster, shrimp, squid, fish and more or the carne version with chicken and chorizo sausage...can't go wrong either way. Wash it down with some great fruity sangria.

Thank Larry M
Staten Island, New York
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect stop for authentic Spanish cuisine. The red sangria was delicious and not watered down with ice.. You'd have to ask for it.. Extensive menu making it hard to choose so peruse wisely.. Paella Valenciana was loaded with seafood, chicken and churizzo enough for two.. The spicy shrimp with tomato, onion and peppers was equally good.. Throw in the chips... More 

Thank ann m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-589-4959

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