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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 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey, USA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I hadn't been to Casa Vasca in years and when friends wanted to go to the Iron Bound district in Newark, I suggested we go there. My husband and I had marescada in green sauce , one friend had stuffed lobster and another had paella. We all found out food disappointing, not very tasty with the seafood overlcooked. The house... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Excellent service/waitstaff. Great food- outstanding Portuguese rolls- fresh!! I had the Paella Marinera. For 20-bucks- it was pretty good. It was loaded with mussels, shrimp, clams, half of a small Maine lobster and a few scallops with lots of saffron rice. I was with a party of 9 and the waitstaff kept right up and timing was perfect on all... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

My husband and I visited Casa Vasca last night to celebrate our anniversary. First off, the parking situation was not ideal. Parking is about half a block away from the entrance and when we arrived at 6:30 pm, there was no parking attendant. We entered the establishment through a tiny bar area with 2 or 3 tables for dining and... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Have been to Casa Vasca several times. The food is always very good, and authentic. The fried potatoes are just delish. They always start your meal with a soup. I love that part of the meal. The soups are so good. Visit Casa Vasca. You will love it. But beware, on the weekends you could have a wait. We try... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

We all enjoyed our meals very much. The seafood was so fresh and tasty, portions generous and very friendly service. This is a neighborhood, home cooking place to eat.

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

Excellent food, service and value. This was our second visit (we were introduced by friends) and we will certainly be back.

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Hollywood
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I love Spanish food. This restaurant excels. The food is just so good. They have my favorite dish marascada in green sauce. A pot of seafood mussels, clams, lobster, scallops, and shrimp, in the best green sauce ever. Home made potato chips, and sangria. What a great deal, not expensive. Truly delicious. I can't wait to go back.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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515 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

Wow. By accident we found this place. I am used to Forno's and Spanish Tavern, and Very happy we ate here instead. I admit that I am unsure about telling everyone about Casa Vasca, because I may have a long wait next time I go! It is smaller than Forno's and parking is not as easy. It is definitely more... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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277 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

We stopped by for a cappuccino and espresso and thoroughly enjoyed the family atmosphere...very friendly staff! Will come back for dinner!

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

My wife and I were headed to see the NJ Devils play hockey and we wanted dinner outside the arena. We heard good things about Casa Vasca. GPS helped locate this neighborhood eatery. They have their own free, attended parking lot. The restaurant is small, but spacious. It is immaculate. The wait staff is superb. The meal started with red... More 

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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
Spanish, Seafood, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?