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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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Another summer Another great meal

Cafe Loren continues to serve an excellent meal in Avalon NJ. Our most recent trip did not disappoint with my husband having the Halibut while I had the Veal Loren. Both excellent choices. The tomato salad which was a special was outstanding. Desert of Peanut Butter Pie and Key Lime both also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cafe Loren continues to serve an excellent meal in Avalon NJ. Our most recent trip did not disappoint with my husband having the Halibut while I had the Veal Loren. Both excellent choices. The tomato salad which was a special was outstanding. Desert of Peanut Butter Pie and Key Lime both also excellent. The service here is wonderful and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went for an anniversary dinner. Very attentive service and best food we had during our vacation. Expensive in absolute terms, but not out of line with many lesser restaurants in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cafe Loren is a world apart from the the usual Jersey Shore atmosphere. Exactly where you would not expect to find gourmet quality food and a refined atmosphere (between Avalon liquor store and the Avalon Freez shop) is the unassuming front door to Cafe Loren. Step inside and you are in another world. The owners have created a very pretty,... More 

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Salford, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Excellent meal. Highly recommend it. A pleasant Change from the typical shore food. A BYOB to soften the blow of the prices. But well worth it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This was our first visit to Cafe Loren this season and it just seems to get better every year. My duck was better than any I've had in recent memory. It was as tender as veal with a mild but rich flavor. My partners scallops were seared to perfection and her beet salad was wonderful. The salad was accompanied by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cafe Loren, while on the higher price side, has phenomenal food. The service is wonderful! You should make a reservation to ensure you have a table, and make sure you bring your own wine.

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Cafe Loren is such a delight. A BYOB with a lovely atmosphere, great service and fantastic food. The special soup: ginger, carrot, coconut soup was divine with a lovely tang. My dining partners had the seafood bisque and the steamed clams in a delicious broth. Two of us had the salmon which was cooked perfectly medium rare. My husband, who... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Cafe Loren is a small quaint place with awesome food and service. The restaurant is family owned and only open during the summer. It is pricey but you pay for what you get. Go here for a special occasion. We went for our anniversary it was perfect.

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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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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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Additional Information about Cafe Loren In Avalon

Address: 23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202
Phone Number: 609-967-8228
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Avalon
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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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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