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Spanish Tavern

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103 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1359
+1 973-589-4959
11:30 - 23:00
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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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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything is prepared meticulously. Having soup first separates the Tavern from the other restaurants in the Iron Bound. Love this place.

Thank jeff g
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not have res and obviously very busy with communion parties, but early sat dinner, 5 pm and they were out of a special already. Ok, so reordered. Loved apps, mushroom and calamari. My dinner also a special, tuna n salmon bites was just edible. Sorry to say I've had much better food for alot less $$. Salmon was... More 

Thank Susan D
Kemptville, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was fantastic and the dining room was very classy - old school! The food was definitely five start. The menu had great choices. I went with a dish that had a seafood theme - salmon, shrip, halibut. The sauce was out-of -thi-world! The seafood was done perfrectly. The Spanish Tavern has become one of my "must-visit" locations everytime I'm... More 

Thank KemptvilleKids
Staten Island, New York
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201 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Table for 4 on Mothers Day. They were busy and the place filled up quickly. We were asked if we had a reservation as soon as we walked in by a very serious gentleman. We did, and they are highly recommended. We had an excellent meal. Service was also fantastic. All meals came with a bowl of soup..excellent. Apps of... More 

Thank NUTN2000
central jersey
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rolls were delicious, the stuffed shrimp were excellent, the sangria was wonderful. Our salad was average, and the paella marinara was very tasty, except for the mussels which were not good. The prices were fair. Would I go back? Absolutely. I would be interested in exploring more of the menu next time.

Thank evsbabes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hosted a business dinner for 14 people and was very happy with choosing this place! The food was delicious and the staff was on point! I highly recommend the Spanish Tavern for your corporate or business dinner, you will impress your clients for sure!

1 Thank Sean B
West Caldwell, New Jersey
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197 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the graduation we proceeded to the Spanish tavern, it had been many years since I visited this restaurant and I was interested to see if it remained the same as it was or changed to the times. We were early so seating was without waiting, so we all choose our meals and all you heard from everyone in our... More 

Thank jomar75
Oak Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had dinner here with 3 other couples. We had pictures of sangria which were wonderful. We shared 4 appetizers from the 8 of us so that we could sample many different things- all delicious. (On the menu they state that all if the appetizers were for 2. We found this to be true except for the scallop and... More 

Thank Jennifer K
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by this place! Paella & rainbow trout was excellent. Gorgeous atmosphere. Details. Details. Details! The servers all speak Italian & we really felt like we had our own slice of Italy in Newark! This is our new go to place for date nights!!

Thank Rye E
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Huge portions. Lobster excellent . Calamari excellent . My young adult daughters shared a pasta shrimp dish . And we still had leftover . Would go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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?