Lobo Iberico Restaurant

4.6
83 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Spanish
Top tags:
  • Tapas
  • Live Music
  • Special Occasion
Tapas, Paellas, and Traditional Dishes from Spain. A cosy, 16-seat, low key dining experience tucked into a converted garage and located in Newmarket. A great Date Night (you've earned it), or Dinner with Friends (you've earned that too). Live Spanish Guitar every Friday and Saturday night. What are you celebrating? Take advantage of "Private Sundays" when we open the restaurant just for you, when you want (brunch, lunch or dinner) for ten or more people.

Lobo is part of the Top 10 Restaurants in Newmarket and has earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday to Thursday open at 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Friday and Saturdays open at 4:00PM to 10:00PM
"Private Sundays" - we open when you want (brunch, lunch or dinner) for a private party of 10 or more people. Book online here or call Lobo for details.

Closed Mondays
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Phone number
(905) 868-9777
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Catering
Catering available. For example, we recently catered a work-related luncheon for 33 people which included paella and tapas dishes. Cost will depend on the dishes your choose but for reference, this particular party was $23/pp. Another luncheon catering was $16.95/pp.

Simply provide a budget, how many people and an idea of dishes you wish to include, and we will create a fabulous menu for your guests. Gluten-Free and Vegetarian options available.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
north of Davis Drive at Bray Circle
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Parking Details
Lobo shares parking with Al Casale Restaurant. Additional parking available at Little Ceasers across the street on Bray Circle off of Leslie Street in Newmarket (north of Davis Drive).
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Special Events & Promotions
We LOVE to throw a party! Monthly Wine Tasting and Tapas Pairing events are the last Thursday of every month (see our website for dates/details). In the New Year we will be launching a monthly Taste of Spain Brunch (set menu; prebooked participation), and a Girls Evening Out with a sharing menu to enjoy with your friends - details to come or follow us on Facebook for Lobo's latest news.
Additional
Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wine
What 83 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.7
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4.0
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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TI
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was so enjoyable and we're looking forward to returning very soon!

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S
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always, a wonderful experience. Authentic and delicious food and drinks, lovely ambience, and great service. A little taste of Spain in Newmarket.

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S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful experience! Service and food were exceptional, and live music was a real treat!

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AF
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous as always! Trish has a gem in this restaurant and is the hostess with the mostest! Attended a wine and food pairing evening with friends. They were very impressed with the food, wine, service and ambiance and will definitely be making a return visit as will I of course.

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RC
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We heard about this restaurant on a local TV channel. It was as good as the review suggested. The wait staff was knowledgeable and courteous. We are a fan of the Main Street restaurants but this is a good one. Try Lobo Iberico out for yourselves.

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HR
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and fantastic Spanish cuisine. The quality of the Tapas and main course is great quality and very consistent as we have had dinner several time at Lobo Iberico.

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MS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We really enjoyed our dinner. The olives, chickpea and spinach appetizer and seafood paella were delicious. Trish took good care of us!

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M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Service was fast and friendly. There was live Spanish music which was a very nice touch. It’s a cosy little place. Definitely a neighbourhood gem. We ordered a few tapas and all were very good. The red wine Sangria was delectable. All in all a great dining experience. I would highly recommend it

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

If you live near Newmarket this is a great place to try, especially if you havent tried Spanish or Tapas style food. Had some very interesting and delicious dishes on the menu, like bacon wrapped dates. The only down side would be value for your money. Small serving sizes for the prices on their menu.

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GP
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. The live music was great! We’ll be back!

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SM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was incredible. Simple ingredients and everything was perfectly balanced and complimentary. Service was outstanding. Attentive with a friendly demeanour. Brought extra napkins, changed our mussel shells bowl, brought water without us asking. It's the little things right?! And the atmosphere was cozy, warm and the Spanish guitar was amazing!! Really loved it here and we will be back soon! Well done!!

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GM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our second time dinning at Lobo . Great food and atmosphere

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P
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Its a restaurant i have wanted to try for ages but never had any luck getting a table. So ring in advance for a reservation.
Friendly staff, knows the menu and can advise.
Very tasty tapas small plates but you can always ask for more! The paella was lovely. Will definately be going back.

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HV
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

This is a unique restaurant in this neighbourhood. Its small with only about 5 tables so reservations recommended but the food was good and authentic and they had daily specials that can make the dining very affordable and the menu is especially good for sharing.

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F
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Great paella meatballs and flaming shrimp a spectacular churros. Great guitar player Friday and sat nights

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JG
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were there for a family graduation dinner. The owner Trish was very accommodating and flexible with menu. She arranged a set tapas menu ahead of time so we could just celebrate. The food was delicious! The entertainment was a solo guitarist who was very talented and friendly. Nice wine selection! Ambiance was perfect! A very lovely evening!!

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SS
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

A group of 6 went for dinner on Saturday night. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The chairs were comfortable and the Spanish guitarist was lovely.

We ordered 8 different tapas and a medium mixed seafood and chicken/vegetable paella. All delicious but have to say none of us were that full!

Think it’s a better place for couples vs. Larger groups.

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E
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Cute little place that’s quiet. Food was great!

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BB
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I had tried the restaurant before with friends and enjoyed it. This time I took my 85 year old mother and she had a wonderful relaxed meal. She wants to bring her friends the next time.
Thanks for a wonderful meal

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MD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, beverage and entertainment. We were there celebrating our anniversary and had a great time!

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WR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love the atmosphere of a smaller restaurant. Looking forward to going back.

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j
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food is always fresh and delicious...never disappoints

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JC
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing as always. Delicous tapas and paella. Love it.

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J
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We visited Lobo Iberico last weekend for the first time. I wish I knew about this restaurant sooner. Wonderful ambiance, delicious food, excellent staff and cozy tables. Seafood paella was perfect, all 3 tapas dishes were fantastic (especially spicy chorizo and shrimp skewers). Birthday bonus: hot churros with chocolate dip! Emilio played the Spanish guitar and sang beautifully.
It was a special night. I highly recommend it.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Thoroughly enjoyed!!

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HR
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best kept secret. This is a gem of a restaurant. Awesome Spanish Tapas and fantastic dinner. Great first time experience. The best Service. Looking forward to return soon.

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AM
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

Beautiful place. All the tapas we tried were good and freshly made but a little pricey for the amount that you get.

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BS
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Went for wife's Birthday, looking to recreate some memories from our time in Barcelona. We were pleasantly surprised with the food, wine and live Spanish guitar. Really took us back there, small family run restaurant with authentic Paella and Tapas menu.

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HV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The tapas meal provides a nice variety of tasty, healthy food. The restaurant is cozy with a nice Spanish feel.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Cozy atmosphere and a welcome change from the big box chain restaurants. Owner was fantastic and food was pretty good.

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CM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Another amazing dining experience! Delicious food. This place is always warm, welcoming, and wonderful.

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MM
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Last night we tried Lobo Iberico for the first time. We’ve been wanting to get there for a very long time. What a treasure this cozy , intimate place is ! It reminded us of our time in Spain. Our server was attentive and engaging. The sangria was cold, fruity and delicious. We started off with a couple of tapas while the bread and olive oil were complimentary!
We decided on the small mixed paella, which you can see from the picture isn’t small. Perfectly cooked rice with just the right amount of soccarat ......... chicken , veggies and seafood! There was no room for dessert , but the coffee was the perfect ending. It was very nice to meet Trish the owner who made us feel very at home. The decor , comfortable chairs with cushions and the guitarist made the most lovely ambiance. Thank you !

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meal and service. We enjoyed every dish we ordered and the service was impeccable

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D
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing place!
Great food!
Professional guitar player and soloist!
It’s a real gem in Newmarket

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TD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Great night out for something different and intimate with friends or a special someone! We had a great time, waiter Carlo very professional with a great since of humour!! Food was ok. A big disappointment with the paella as the seafood had no flavour and tasted like it was steamed an put on top but should have been cooked through with the rice which was undercooked and a bit crunchy!!! Shrimp looked like the ones from a shrimp ring and would of been nice if they were fresh. We were starving so everyone ate it all and we thanked tge person that cooked not letting her know how we really felt as we did not want to make her feel bad. Tapas were ok, fresh to order, calarmari was good, figs wrapped in bacon over cooked and mushy, asparagus with bacon was tasty, cold sausage with an olive was disappointing, artichokes were pickled with bacon out of a jar would of been nice to get fresh artichokes. Not sure we would come back!!!! Probably not. We found out after the Cook who usually made the meals was not working for some reason and we had someone else who usually doesn't cook our meal cook for us. So it's a bit unfair to rate this restaurant when the chef was not in but it was the experience we had that night. My friends who have been hear before stated the food was completely off and the paella was not cooked as she had it the last time. All in all we were out to have a good girls night out and it was great company!! Thanks Carlo for the delisous Sangria, I preferred the white!!!

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KL
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

This was our second visit and for sure we will go back for more dinner. The good food, attentive services and Emilio's Spanish singing made the night extra special for us. It's the hidden gem in New Market.

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YR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

As newcomers from Europe for only 4 months, we really felt like back on the Old Continent at Lobo Iberico: no overwhelming TV screens, a discrete but caring service, nice antique furniture, real Spanish food,.... A hidden jewel that is worth to discover in Newmarket!

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S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful as usual we had our anniversary and a valentines duo. We had a wonderful romantic time. We will be returning!

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Z
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Lovely small restaurant with unique atmosphere including live Spanish guitarist. Food very good. Lots of atmosphere.

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LF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Paella was so good! Trish the owner was super nice, makes great food and gave us complimentary churros for my niece which were super delicious. Definitely will be going back!!
Thank you!!

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