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The 6 Best Mediterranean Restaurants Near Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

Craving tapas, hummus, and crispy pitas? These are the Mediterranean eateries you need to visit in Newark. We found the best Mediterranean spots by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. When we want chilled glasses of ouzo with fantastic mezze we head to these Newark venues.

Find the perfect Mediterranean restaurant

Taverna

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Casa Pasta Restaurant

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Brio Italian Grille

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Santa Fe Mexican Grill

Mexican, $$, NewarkMexican, $$Newark
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Cafe Pomodoro

Italian, $$, Pike CreekItalian, $$Pike Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Trattoria Di Napoli Ristourante & Pizzeria

Italian, $$, BearItalian, $$Bear
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Mediterranean restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 16402 Newark restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Newark restaurant reviews, and 770 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Olive Tree Cafe, CAVA, and Gyro King are some of the highest-rated late-night Mediterranean spots in Newark.

The highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants for delivery in Newark are Olive Tree Cafe, CAVA, and Gyro King.

Olive Tree Cafe, CAVA, and Gyro King are the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants for a quick lunch in Newark.

Olive Tree Cafe and CAVA are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mediterranean restaurants in Newark.

Olive Tree Cafe is the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurant for a date night in Newark.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for mushroom risotto

    Experts often pair mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

  • Sauvignon Blanc with your falafel

    If your food palns include Falafel, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Sauvignon Blanc, with its hits of tropical, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • Rosé and falafel


    When considering what goes best with falafel, we recommend a glass of Rosé, it truly complements the dish as it counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.


Interesting facts

  • 24 pounds of falafel ball

    a circumference of over a metre is the record for the biggest falafel ball. We hope people were hungry!

  • National National Caesar Salad Day in The United States

    Hooray! Hooray for National National Caesar Salad Day ! Grab a bite of some salad to celebrate National National Caesar Salad Day on July 4.

  • The ideal pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Newark. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mediterranean spot.

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