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Forno's of Spain Restaurant

47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
+1 973-589-4767
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (109 reviews)
“bread” (91 reviews)
“paella” (91 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
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1 - 10 of 566 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Have dined here many, many times over the past several years. I used to really enjoy it, but the past few months, I feel as though it is slipping. The prices have gone way up, portions seem smaller and I was charged 13.95 for one...More

Thank BEG1969
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I appreciate your feedback, and I'm sorry you've left our place feeling disappointed recently. I can assure you we're just as committed to quality Spanish cuisine as we've always been, and I would love to see you back in so we can better show you!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service here is pretty good and food is excellent is you are looking for authentic Spanish cuisine. Sangria doesn’t hurt either. There is a gent there that takes photos and we also got a great family shot!

Thank Jennifer K
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Jennifer, seeing your comments are amazing! I'm so happy you loved our sangria and service, and I look forward to seeing you back very soon. All the best, Andres, Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never eaten in a restaurant out of Spain that make me feel right at home. If your looking for quality taste and service this is the spot. We had the Chorizo with wine and the prawns "al pilpil" for starters and the paella...More

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Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am so happy our atmosphere and cuisine could remind you of home. From the prawns to the chorizo to our wine, I cannot wait to share the rest of our Spanish menu with you very soon. All the best, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Uber driver almost convinced us to try Iberia, across the street and down a bit, because he thought Forno’s was “ok”. We also read some of the reviews where people didn’t understand the hype. We wanted a nice quaint dinner and once we saw...More

Thank Nathan D
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nathan, we feel honored that you were able to dine with us the other night! From the sangria to our waitstaff to our atmosphere, it sounds like you had a fantastic night, and we're so happy we could be a part of it. See you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent - very efficient and friendly. We had the grilled calamari and cod croquettes as an app - they were both tasty. I had the paella and while it was good, it wasn’t the best paella I’ve ever had. It was a...More

Thank Juliana S
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful hearing all these wonderful compliments, Juliana! I'm so glad you loved our sangria so much, and we certainly hope to see you again soon. Happy eating, Andres, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to Fornos of Spain on Ferry street in Newark NJ. Myself, my wife, my In-laws and my 5 week old baby girl. Called in advance to reserve for the 5 of us and explained I had a 5 week old baby. They said...More

Thank Rafael P
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rafael, I deeply apologize for any confusion between you and our staff during your visit. Friendly and honest customer service is very important to us, and we'd love to discuss this situation with you further. Please feel free to give us a call. Sincerely, Andres,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, great seafood, with pricing in line with what you expect in a restaurant of this caliber. I first came here almost 25 years ago, have been back many times and have never been disappointed. A lot of restaurants that have been around that...More

Thank CasualRetirees
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your words have truly touched our hearts, and I'm so glad you and your bandmates had the best dining experience with us the other night. Thank you for continuing to support our Spanish restaurant for 25+ years, and we cannot wait for many years to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because it was so highly rated and not sure why.. first off , the service at the bar was absolutely terrible. We had to ask for water and when we did we received one , never asked if we wanted more drinks...More

Thank Laurie M
Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Laurie, I sincerely apologize you did not have the best experience with us the other night. We value our customer's feedback deeply, and it sounds like we missed the mark for you with our service. We know how frustrating it can be to not receive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to lunch today with a local. This is a Spanish place in the Ironbound District of Newark. This area is notorious for good food at very good prices. The paella was quite good. The service was good. There was a lot of value...More

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Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Walter, thank you so much for the wonderful compliments. It's always great seeing new faces through our doors. Hope to see you back again soon! All the best, Andres, Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here aver 50 times. It is my favorite restaurant. As soon as you sit down, you get bread , black and green olives and a big plate of salad. Never had a bad meal. Took my boyfriend for the first time for his birthday,...More

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Andres R, Owner at Forno's of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your continued support, and I'm thrilled you've always been impressed with our service and food from the moment you sit down. What's more, it means a lot to know you chose our place to celebrate your boyfriend's birthday. I'm so happy he's...More

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Kelly R
11 September 2017|
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Response from GiGi G | Reviewed this property |
There's no dress code. I've been there dressed up and dressed down.
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oradday
7 April 2017|
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Response from GARY C | Reviewed this property |
please call the restaurant
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jamaljohnson701
13 February 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
You are not expected to spend any money. But if you go to dinner you should probably allow yourself $50 a person with a drink and entree.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105-1443
    (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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