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Chateau of Spain Restaurant

11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
+1 973-624-3346
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese
££ - £££
11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am born and raised in Newark and have visited many of the Spanish/Portuguese restaurants in the area, but never this one. Going to an event at the Prudential Center, I wanted a place withen walking distance so I selected "Chateau of Spain". What a...More

Thank Alvin C
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Alvin! We're glad you gave us a try. Come again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the vibe. Ate at the bar. Nothing healthy on the menu but, hey, once and a while a little sinful soul/Spanish food is a welcome change. Referred by nearby Hotel Indigo.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Sat night my wife and i got toghter with old friends for dinner we went to Chateau Spain we have been going there for many years. There was another large b-day party going on upstairs where we were gathered. For anyone who has not visited...More

Thank Gerry R
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thanks for the review, Gerry! We're glad to have you as a loyal customer. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place. My family has been coming here for years. One of my favorite appetizers is the Portuguese sausage but my all-time favorite is the stuffed mushrooms! My favorite restaurant to go to for sure. I travel for work, so anytime my coworkers and...More

Thank fllwingwings
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for the review! You can't go wrong with the stuffed mushrooms. We hope you stop by the next time you're in town!

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

It is a shame because the food is acceptable but the service is deplorable. We were not served at the same time. Had to request things over and over. The wait staff was unresponsive. But the straw that broke the camels back was when my...More

Thank MRM1952
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for any convenience you experienced. Last week, we had a reservation malfunction that overbooked the restaurant, causing slower service. We have since resolved the problem. Please feel free to call us at (973) 624-3346 if you'd...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Our office had their holiday party here as it is close to the federal building and the federal courthouse. The restaurant has an upstairs which is more formal and a downstairs which is more casual. The downstairs has a bar. I believe the menu is...More

Thank Norjeff2
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for the review! We're glad you chose us for your holiday party. We're more than willing to work with you in advance if you ever need a large order prepared and want to avoid the wait.

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure coming ro Cbateau Spains. Today was karaoke along with pitcher of Sangria and great food. One of our favorites.

Thank Selina S
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for your review, Selina! Join us for karaoke again soon!

Reviewed 5 October 2017

That was a real challenge: having arrived in Newark for Roger Waters show in Prudential Center we figured out that most of the restaurants nearby had been closed in the mid of day. All we needed were dinner and short nap – to be definitely...More

Thank Alexander B
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for the review, Alexander! A rocker should never go hungry! We hope to see you again the next time you’re in town.

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

When you walk in you have several options, eat in the casual dining room in front of you, walk back to the bar, walk upstairs to a more formal dining room with linen table clothes or at the up stairs bar. We prefer the upstairs...More

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Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We’re glad you enjoyed your food, and we hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Chateau of Spain is a nice place to eat. Located right in the Federal stronghold (lots of Government buildings nearby) it always has seemed like a safer area of Newark. Supporters of the NJ Devils they did give discounts to people going to the game....More

Thank SG171A
Bill O, Owner at Chateau of Spain Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We're lucky to be located in such a great neighborhood! And that's good advice-- you can never go wrong with our sangria. Come again soon!

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22 December 2016|
Response from Bill O | Property representative |
Eckert539, Of course! Our restaurant is always family friendly and we offer a kids’ menu. Also, be sure to bring your ticket, as we offer a 10% discount to any customer with a Devils ticket or season ticket card!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Franklin St, Newark, NJ 07102-3503
    (Broad St.)
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street City Hall
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Newark Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 973-624-3346
  • E-mail
Welcome to Chateau of Spain Restaurant! One of the best Spanish restaurants in the area! Our chef specializes in mouth watering delights infused with a Spanish flare. Dine with us on our 2nd floor and experience our fine dining atmosphere or relax with us in our casual bistro. Whatever brings you to the area, Chateau Of Spain is a destination restaurant that is more than a great choice for a great meal. We are one of the few restaurants located near the Prudential Center in Newark NJ. If you’re going to see events include the Chateau of Spain Restaurant.
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