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Forno's of Spain Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105 (Union Street)
+1 973-589-4767
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11:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Coquimbito, Argentina
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shared a delicious paella valenciana with garlic shrimp. Unfortunately they don't take reservations, so have to allot time for waiting. Tables are sort of small, for everything that is placed on them. Certainly a great place for Spanish food.

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Thank ManuelLucero
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Manuel, thanks so much for coming to see us! It was our pleasure to serve you that delicious paella. We can't wait to have you in again and serve you another delicious dish. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's been a while since I have been to the Ironbound section for dinner. I was pretty pleased with my dining experience. It's nice that they have their own gated parking lot making it convenient. Service was nice and friendly. The meal was pretty good

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Thank WrldTraveller67
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

WrldTraveller67, we're so glad that you were able to make your way to our restaurant again. It was our pleasure to show you a wonderful time filled with delicious food and great service. Best, Andres, Manager More 

West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Common to the Spanish and Portuguese in Newark, servings are very large, as are cocktails. Meal starts with a large salad placed in the middle of the table for all to share. Large choice of items on the menu. Servers are very talkative. Key time frame for customers is early evening; noise level is high but quiets down as people... More 

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Thank Bun45
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Your kind words about our establishment mean the world to us. It's fantastic to see that you love our cocktails, salads, and main entrees -- serving them to you was our pleasure. We can't wait to see you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ironbound section of Newark, NJ, still remains the best place to get Spanish or Portuguese food!. Forno's of Spain was a wonderful treat on our Newark memory lane trip. There was an ABUNDANCE of food which accompanied our orders of paella and chicken. The service was outstanding as was the dining room. Will definitely return! Gracias!

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Thank Marianne G
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Marianne, thanks for coming to see us for a wonderful meal! We are so proud to read that you loved your paella and chicken. We can't wait to serve you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Prague
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent and true quality. Only wish I lived near this restaurant. A true jewel and a must visit

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Thank garycH4360DW
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Gary, thank you for the kind words. We wish you lived closer as well so we could see you all the time! It'll be a pleasure to host you again for another fantastic dining experience. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Newark, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over da Top.....❤Great food da help overall priceless a must come bk soon and bring my family great location people friendly.Great location

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Thank D8571YFmargaretb
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

It's absolutely wonderful to see how much you enjoy our food and waitstaff. Your support means the world to us, and we can't wait to see you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i had dinner at Fornos last night before Mark Anthony concert, the reviews were well deserved, this place is great, it started with a very fresh salad, good bread and olives & oil, then avocado stuffed with crab meat, then sea food paella , out of this world.could have had just a little more shrimp and scallops.... More 

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Thank costaricacouple
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for coming to see us before your concert! We're thrilled to read that you and your wife had a wonderful experience with us and that you both truly enjoyed your food. It appears you made some wonderful selections off the menu, and we applaud you on your fine taste. We can't wait to see you again for... More 

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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my wife before seeing Sebastian Maniscalco at NJPAC and the meal was outstanding!! The salad and bread given at the beginning of the meal were tasty. Extensive menu, some things a little on the pricey side but totally worth it! I got the Paella con Gambas and it was out of this world, and too big for... More 

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Thank John N
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

John, we want to thank you so much for coming to see us with your friends. It was our pleasure to serve you, and knowing that you loved your paella means the words to us. Furthermore, it's great to read that your wife loved her soup -- we can't wait to see you both again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a higher end restaurant with wonderful food and service. Just a 5 min train ride from our hotel and nestled in what is considered the neighborhood of " Spain". A great experience! We were given a post card to return back when we got home to Wisconsin so that they can begin a new tradition there.

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Thank Heidi1168
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Heidi, thank you for coming to see us for a wonderful meal! It was our absolute pleasure to serve you and enhance your visit from Wisconsin. Safe travels -- we can't wait to see you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch on a Monday. We were seated right away, service was great, the ambiance was calm and quiet. Really an old school type of place, with at least 4 different male servers attending to us for delivering bread, taking the order, picking up plates, water, and so forth. Salad is included and served right... More 

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Thank NCTime
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for coming to see us and for this wonderful review. It was our pleasure to host you and your husband. It's fantastic to read that you were able to get two delicious meals out of the scallop and paella that you both ordered. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are located a two blocks away from Newark Penn Station and New Jersey Transit, which is walking distance.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-589-4767
Description
Fornos of Spain is an award winning Spanish restaurant located in Newark. For an authentic taste of fine Spanish dining, we welcome you to Fornos! **We now provide pickup and return shuttle services to all hotel guests in the Newark area. All guests have to do is call the restaurant. Monday-Thursday, 5pm - 11pm.

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