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Cafe Loren In Avalon

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23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202 (23rd St.)
609-967-8228
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 43
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Resturant in South Jersey.

This is the best Upscale Resturant in South Jersey hands down. Service is Top Notch. The food is over the top for a seaside resort. Would recommend Cafe Loren to anyone!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
tjmcIII
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Barrow, Alaska
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  • Casual Elegant
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Barrow, Alaska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is the best Upscale Resturant in South Jersey hands down. Service is Top Notch. The food is over the top for a seaside resort. Would recommend Cafe Loren to anyone!!

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Avalon, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Every year we go to Café Loren (at least once, usually more than) and without exception, it is exceptional. Welcoming, lovely ambience and food is out of this world. Staff is delightful, plating is exquisite. Always a wonderful evening...worth every single penny! Highly recommend it to everyone.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I go to "Cafe Loren" every year. This year,I went twice in the two weeks I was in Avalon and it did not disappoint. From the moment I call for reservations to the friendly greeting by Patty (the owner) to the attention of an efficient staff-who often return year after year themselves-I'm thrilled to be back. But,the most important thing... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here and we had an exceptional dinner. We were treated wonderfully. The staff was polite and efficient. The restaurant was tastefully decorated and clean. The food was superb: it was rich and so full of taste. My husband had fish and meat and all were cooked to perfection. I am a vegetarian and... More 

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Coatesville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My friends and I had dinner at Cafe Loren the other night and we all really enjoyed our meals. I had the filet mignon. It was cooked perfectly and I would kill for the recipe for the truffled corn veloute it was paired with. My friend had the veal Loren and they enjoyed their dish equally as well. The service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I have traveled extensively and are well versed, with French inspired cuisine. With that being said, we were pleasantly surprised that this little gem on the Jersey shore could expertly prepare a duck breast just as well as Daniel in Manhattan. Service was attentive and the proprietor was on site ensuring that all guests were well taken... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Living in Avalon for many years I have had the opportunity to dine at the Cafe Loren on more than a few occasions ! The service is excellent , the food is consistently excellent !! Just there for a girls night. I had the halibut and cannot tell you how awesome it was ! All at our table were equally... More 

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New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You can eat out at many restaurants in Avalon and Stone Harbor, but Cafe Loren is one of the few where you can dine. The menu has changed little over the years because so many guests appreciate the consistent quality that has made this restaurant the top choice on 7 Mile Island. We usually dine at Cafe Loren three or... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We spend a great deal of time in Avalon but never tried Cafe Loren. My husband booked it for my birthday and it was a delightful evening. It is a little place that has been in Avalon for years. It has a very pleasant vibe and the food and service are excellent. My husband had the halibut and I ordered... More 

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Northfield, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Enjoyed a evening here with three couples. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. We were lucky to get a table. We tried to make a reservation a week before but were told that they were booked solid for the week. We were lucky that someone must have made other plans and a table opened up. I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202
    (23rd St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 609-967-8228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?