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Reviewed 6 days ago

Outstanding! Service was wonderful. Atmosphere was excellent. Food was spectacular! Definitely plan a return for another meal!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 16, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is a beautiful gift for the Jersey Shore. The decor is in highly good taste, the service is superb and the food is just amazing. You feel that you are in Europe. Very seldom you go to a restaurant where the servers are...this well mannered and knowledgeable. The owner/host is not the must friendly person but you can overlook that when you consider the entire package. I highly recommend this restaurant for a very intimate and romantic dinner. Larimar, is named after the beautiful stone found only in the Dominican Republic, and this establishment has made justice to the stone.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

Went last week while staying at the Ocean House in Spring lake due to power outages at home. About a 10 min walk thru a beautiful area. Didn’t have reservations but it was a Thursday late around 830. Everyone was extremely nice and the waitress...was very knowledgeable about the menu. Started with the fried tomato w/burrata (omg was amazing) then split Black ink pasta and the fried chicken special which was amazing. We sat out front and enjoyed a nice bottle. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 24, 2020

Went back after a great experience last year and ended up cancelling my reservations for the week...Asked to have my bottle of wine decanted an hour before my reservation and the owner came out in a nasty attitude waving his hand dismissively telling me they...don't do that anymore, he basically chased me away for me asking a very routine request. When owners start acting that way restaurants go down quickly...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

I took my girlfriend for dinner here on our anniversary March 1st and it was my first visit…I made a great choice with this wonderful restaurant! Not large (but they are looking to move eventually into a larger place to accommodate more people) which makes...it quieter and more intimate. Service was outstanding, numerous people at our table offering to help with our any needs. This is a byob btw. The décor was beautiful (my girl’s color scheme, lol). We started with the two salads; Chicory and Arugala. Both were great, but the Arugula was so good I wanted to take one home. Part of their description states they’re an Italian restaurant which has to do with the homemade pasta dishes they provide. We had the Campenelle which was very good. My girl had the Statler Chicken and I had the Scottish Salmon; although a tad salty, possibly the best salmon I’ve ever had in my life. My girl thoroughly enjoyed the chicken with the salsa verde which was something she’s never tasted but enjoyed very much. These people go out of their way to make you feel special. I would seriously suggest at a minimum, for a romantic dinner this is a must-attend!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020

Recently enjoyed lunch at Larimar. We were the only patrons on a Wednesday, but that didn't dampen the experience. Beautifully decorated, comfortable dining room. Excellent service. Lunch menu offers a choice of two items for $30. Fairly large selection of items off appetizer and entree...menu. We both had the crab bisque, which was nicely presented and delicious. I enjoyed the salmon and my spouse very much enjoyed his pasta dish. Everything was prepared well and top notch quality. Restaurant is a BYOB. Definitely a wonderful choice for a special occasion meal. We highly recommend and will be back for dinner.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

Consistently great food and service. One of the few fine dining venues at the Jersey Shore. Wonderful for any occasion.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

My friend and I celebrated our birthdays by dining here in December. The setting was pure elegance and the service was wonderful. The food was outstanding -- even the rolls were better than what you ordinarily get. I would return to this restaurant in a...heartbeat!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2019

Living locally ,we visit this restaurant frequently . John and his staff are professional, attentive and top shelf. The food Is consistently superb. The atmosphere is elegant . Thankyou .

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 9, 2019

Excellent service - attentive and helpful. We particularly enjoyed the Scottish Salmon, Arugula Salad and Casarecce Puttanesca. We also anjoyed the Autumn Salad, The Pipette a Pomodorini was delicious. We were glad to see they held back some of the heat as we asked.

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Larimar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4