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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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Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our 1st time to Fornos. We had the sangria and shrimp ajillio which was excellent. The waiters immediately served us bread and salad as soon as we sat. My husband had the paella Valencia and I had the stuffed shrimp. LOTS OF GOOD FOOD. Took half home. Then of course had dessert. Coconut flan and tres leches cake followed with... More 

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Thank Pnatale326
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

It's so fantastic to see that we made your first visit an excellent one! Thank you so much for coming to see us. The sangria is always a great choice and pairing it with some stuffed shrimp makes for a great meal. We can't wait to host you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

South Orange, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, food and Sangria. Staff takes very good care of its clientele. I highly recommend it.

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

Paul, we appreciate you taking the time to show us your support. We hope to see you again for service with a smile, sangria, and good food. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Stewartsville, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a very nice business dinner with great service and excellent food. Parking is easy and prices are very reasonable.

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

Thank you for choosing us to host you for your business dinner. We hope everything went well and are proud to have served you some delicious food. Best, Andres, Manager More 

New York City
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140 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

At first this restaurant come off as a bit pricey! When you see the loads of food they bring you it is well worth it. I took friends from England and they had the best time.

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Thank travelsinger97
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

We absolutely make sure that everyone leaves our restaurant quite full! Thanks for coming to see us, we're so very proud to have shown your friends a wonderful time. Best, Andres, Manager More 

netherwood heights
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I'm going to unleash my review on you.: The food is GIANT and the wines are STELLAR. So please do not think that it is all about volume because the volume is coupled with QUALITY. And then there is the service. Ask for what you want, the way you want it, additions, subtraction- Forno wants to please. It's Spanish but... More 

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Thank gastro917
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know that you really enjoy our food. We love serving up large portions while maintaining our high quality, and we're very glad that you enjoy that. Your review is stellar, and we're so proud to have earned your support. Best, Andres, Manager More 

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a business trip that ended in Newark NJ. I looked up restaurants and quickly learned the area was famous for its Spanish and Portaguese cuisine. We selected Forno for is ratings and were not disappointed. From the first bite of the salad that is served upon arrival to your table to the last bite of our meal everything was... More 

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

Carol, it's fantastic to see that from the first to last bite you had a wonderful experience with us. It was our pleasure to serve you, and we're so glad that business brought you to our area. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Gulfport
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father in law took us here tonight and it didn't disappoint. The meal started with family style salad and bread which both were delicious. I had the seafood stew and it was amazing. It was filled with seafood in a tomato broth and extremely filling. For dessert, I had a lemon sorbet that was served inside a lemon. One... More 

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

Ryan, I'm thrilled the meal was perfect from start to finish -- what a compliment! To know its' one of the best meals you've ever had is something I don't take lightly, and I hope we'll have the chance to welcome you in again someday. Until then, Andres, Manager More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious. The service outstanding. The waiters are very knowledgeable and attentive. They have an extensive wine list. From appetizer to dinner, there is something for everyone. The baked mushrooms, the spanish sausage and salad were very good. I enjoyed the Paella de pollo and Pollo Ajillo, which was a nice garlic, Lemon and white wine sauce. Tiramisu... More 

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

Rosemary, your kind words have really resonated with us, thank you. It was our pleasure to host you for a great meal, and knowing that you loved everything means the world to us. We can't wait to see you again. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forno's of Spain has extrance on Ferry Street across from Walgreen's, free parking behind restaurant. Not far, a brief walk, from Penn Station. We had a simple lunch. Upscale salad with hearts of palm tomatoes, light, well made salad dressing, Rolls with paprika, Olives with fruity green olive oil served on the house for the table.. Formal table cloth with... More 

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

David, it was our pleasure to have you in for a delicious meal. We want to thank you for choosing us to do so. The three appetizers you chose were fantastic choices, and knowing that you enjoyed everything. We hope to have you in again for some more great food. Best, Andres, Manager More 

Kearny
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love good service and For now has it; the staff is very attentive and always there if needed. Food is delicious and portions are big, you won't be able to finish it.

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

Orlando, we're so glad that you found the service and food to be top notch. That means the world to us -- we can't wait 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
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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