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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed May 14, 2021

We were celebrating a very special day, yet it was not a special venue! We had a reservation for a Sunday afternoon. We made the reservation for inside. It was graciously taken and the person taking the reservation even checked the weather for that day....When we arrived at the restaurant very rudely we were informed we had to sit outdoors. We explained our reservation, yet it was ignored and we were told Sunday is ALWAYS outdoors. The person taking the reservation never informed us of this policy. We would not have gone there! It was a windy cool day, and those in the dining party who have seasonal allergies were very effected by this weather day. Even though the restaurant boasts that there are 1600 wine selectins all we got was a table plastic very unimpressive wine list. Several of our party were presented with cold meals. One meal was returned to be appropriately warmed, but returned dried out! The wait staff was remarkedly excellent. Won't return!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 7, 2021

We loved the food and the service and their wine collection ❤️. The place is definitely worth visiting.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 24, 2021

We took friends to dinner for their birthday at LaForesta tonight. Our first dinner out past post pandemic. The food was superb. Frank, our waiter was quite busy yet managed it all well. Appetizers, dinner and the Lemoncello cake was delicious. I and we have...had dinner at LaForesta through the years and I have never been disappointed. Keep it up Francesco!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 14, 2021

Our family often chooses La Foresta as a dining destination. The food is always delicious and the service is top notch. I would rate this restaurant as one of the very best I have dined at and have never been disappointed with my menu selection.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 1, 2021

We had a special celebratory dinner at La Foesta last night with good friends and had the most Amazing meal with optimal service . The staff was extremely friendly and in particular Sullivan, our server, who was not only very professional but treated us like...his family and made us feel at home. In times like these where dining out is far and few between, we really enjoyed tremendously, with all safety precautions in place. It was a real treat,,, Thank you again..make sure to make this a stop in your travel plans!!! 🍽🍷🥂🍸More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 17, 2021

Loved our meal. Veal was outstanding. Meatballs were great. Loved the atmosphere and server ( Sullivan) was so nice.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 26, 2020

I came to La Foresta to have dinner with my brother and the experience was one of the best I've ever had. When you walk into La Foresta you're greeted by a beautiful ambiance of the decor of the restaurant along with staff that are...very welcoming. We started off with a handful of appetizers but my favorite has got to be the Zuppa di clams and Gamberi Panchetta. (The shrimp wrapped in bacon over sautéed spinach) For dinner, I had the Filet and Lobster which was amazing and my brother had the Atlantic Salmon which he said was great. I was elated when I saw the wide variety of the wine list at La Foresta so I ordered a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, Beringer Knights Valley Reserve RP 91 which paired nicely with the steak. The drive to La Foresta is worth it and i urge everyone to eat here since its my new favorite restaurant.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 9, 2020

The food is always delicious, we go at least once a week. The staff are extremely friendly. The owner is always there to greet you with Hello and a smile. All the food is made fresh and homemade. During these tough times with all the...restrictions, it's the cleanest restaurant on the shoreline. My husbands favorite dish is the usually filet mignon and he always has them add lobster on top. I love Tuesday night gourmet burger night. If you have never been you need to go, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 8, 2020 via mobile

My family and I came to LaForesta for dinner Saturday night. First of all we all felt very safe and comfortable as the entire staff was wearing masks, the tables were all 6 feet apart,we even noticed there was even sanitizer on all the tables,...even in the bar area we noticed a plexiglass separating the bartender from guests. We felt very comfortable. As for dinner, we were greated very warmly by the owner, and the staff was very friendly and accommodating to our needs. We choose a wine off of thier tremendous wine list and it was decanted by Frank( wine director). Our dinner was cooked to perfection and the presentation was beautiful as the food was simply delicious. What a wonderful dining experience at such a beautiful and hospitable and very safe restaurant. We can't wait to come back.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 7, 2020 via mobile

Found this hidden gem on a trip to the outlets on Sunday. Walked by the kitchen window and even the dishwasher had his mask on so I immediately felt assured for my safety. The service was amazing as was the food. Got a bottle of...Sebastiani cab and tried the calamari and the octopus to start. For dinner we had the vodka sauce with lobster and the lamb chops. Melt in your mouth every bite! Everyone in the restaurant wore masks when walking around. No issue with that at all. Owner stopped by to chat, made us feel very welcome. So glad we stopped and we will be back! With a wine list like they have how can we not? Need to get out of the house? This place will make you feel safe from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Why would you not just call the restaurant and discuss it with them??
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Foresta Restaurant

Yes, La Foresta Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, La Foresta Restaurant offers delivery services.

La Foresta Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5