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Casa Vasca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North Ironbound
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141 Elm St, Newark, NJ 07105-1305
+1 973-465-1350
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Montclair, New Jersey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is not your regular Spanish food. It's authentic Catalonian taste coming from Barcelona. This restaurant is a little out of the way but it is worth going because Maria the owner will make sure you have a good meal. If you are not happy with the food she will go to the kitchen and yell at the chef (her... More 

Thank Teddy H
Mt Olive NJ
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117 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were a party of 6 and not one disappointment with any dish. The paella was tasty, large (as are most of the portions), and full of flavor. Many dishes were most excellent - I had merluza in green sauce for the first time in many many years and it was fabulous. Reasonable pricing for the quality of the food.... More 

Thank RichC250
New York
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had dinner at Casa Vasca on a Saturday night at 5:30 pm and the place was already bustling. Everyone who worked there went out of their way to make sure every need was met. The food was good and the prices reasonable. Even though it was busy you never felt rushed to finish. When we left there was a huge... More 

Thank Palmtreeslover
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is in my top 3 Spanish restaurants anywhere in the area. The chorizo,shrimp and garlic,and the fabada on select Friday's are the best. The owner greets everyone and is a family welcome place. A very nice wine list and daily specials are a must. We come every couple weeks to get satisfy our tapas and Spanish craving.

Thank sjhig100 .
Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the two best restaurants in Newark. Bar can be a little busy a lunch, but the food is excellent and authentic.

Thank Armand L
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went there on a sweltering July evening. Small restaurant with a great menu along with a number of Specials. Paella was great. I had special of Salmon stuff w/ Crab meat , excellent! Wait staff was attentive

Thank meater
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I live in the neighborhood so just decided to try out this place. The atmosphere it's very cozy, welcoming, warm, feels like home. The stuff is very friendly , dinner was delicious. We share a paella and a Jar of sangria. And even had this guys singing anything you wanted to hear. I choose flamenco.😍

Thank Mariposaviajer
Newark, New Jersey
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very cozy place and nice the service is good and the food is excellent . They have a big variety of wines

Thank Marcelo T
Memphis TN
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160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were working in the neighborhood and we tried this place for lunch. With a fairly nondescript exterior, it is quite a surprise to encounter white tablecloths and waiters suited in black. Our food was very good and reasonably priced. The fish dishes are noteworthy and the soup of the day that comes with entrees was a hearty black bean... More 

Thank burtw
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Casa Vasca serves excellent Spanish food from the Basque region. We all enjoyed the complimentary soup with wonderful crusty bread followed by salad and our entrees. My paella was tasty with fresh seafood. My dining companions all loved their entrees also---shrimp in garlic with saffron rice and a veal and crabmeat in a white wine sauce brought smiles all around.... More 

Thank NetteTexas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Seafood, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?