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Casa Vasca

141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“paella” (34 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother took me to Casa Vasca in Newark last Sunday. He was a regular since the owner recognized him when we walked in. The servers were polite and attentive as they served us fine Portugese fare. The garlic shrimp was tasty, the soup was...More

Thank gfilzer
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I have been to Casa Vasca many time over the past several years and it is never disappointing. The service is spectacular and the food even better. You start off with a spectacular bowl of soup and continue on with the best food served on...More

1  Thank Dave E
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Tight fit in small restaurant but the food and service was excellent. Soup and rolls are part of the meal. We had seafood, tripe (very tender) and a special - rabbit stew! Parking available in a small lot around the corner. Very busy so make...More

Thank Silverzcar
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Casa Vasca is located in the Portuguese section of Newark. Private parking is available in this very dense neighborhood. Reservations are suggested. There is a full bar in the front room with the family run dining room in the back. Warm ambiance with very efficient...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

There were 4 in our party on a Sunday afternoon. They start you off with a bowl of delicious soup & warm rolls. We then shared some appetizers, the shrimp & garlic, the shrimp ala plancha, mushrooms & garlic, & the tripe. The best was...More

Thank Sirena1234
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

A family favorite, always a pleasure to return there when in the Newark area. A relatively small restaurant, but with many tables. Almost always crowded, attesting to its consistent popularity. The menu is varied, prices in the moderate range. The food is prepared with care...More

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Hands down best paella in iron bound! Please try this place! It's old fashioned and could use a face lift but service is impeccable. One paella is enough for 3-4 people. Decent wine list. Good for big groups.

1  Thank Dayra f
Reviewed 20 September 2017

An enjoyable intimate dining experience. The owner takes great pride to ensure every diner has a positive experience. Terrific Paella and Sangria.

1  Thank robO6976MX
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in the area. Decided to eat out. Checked the TripAdvisor app and found this place. Decided to check it out based on the reviews. Definitely, the reviews are correct... This is a wonderful place to eat. Staff is super friendly...More

1  Thank Alfredo L
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have eaten at Casa Vasca several times over the years. This last visit was with friends we eat out with every few months. The restaurant is old school, cozy, a bit off the beaten track and delicious. They bring a big pot of soup...More

1  Thank dapurdon
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14 November 2017|
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Response from Alfredo L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are.
11 May 2017|
Response from cubiche2 | Reviewed this property |
There is but not online
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Response from SteveTravels365 | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Christmas Day. Open the 26th until 10:pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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