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The Manor Restaurant

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111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-4202 (Corner of Woodland Ave. and Prospect Ave.)
973-731-2360
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been dining at The Manor Restaurant since I was a young boy travelling in from Brooklyn just to celebrate special occasions. The ambiance is very regal and glitzy, the grounds are beautiful for a walk after dinner in the gardens (with a photo opp in the gazebo), and the Dome is very nice for drinking and dancing post-meal.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This institution offering elegant catering for the most important celebratory events and a great restaurant is a true rare gem. The first time I drove by it I thought it was a small palace. The first time and every other time I stepped inside I was dazzled. It is beautifully decorated and beyond opulent. The ambience is overwhelming and the... More 

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Thank Richard C
West Orange, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed - seating is slow & unprofessional despite reservation. was there for friend's birthday brunch. the Manor is beautiful and appears to be a 5 star venue but the the service is 2 star . We sat there for a good 15 minutes and had to seek out the manager to get the waiter to come over to us... More 

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Nutley
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I took my daughter and a few of her friends out to the Sea Food buffet at The Manor and I was disappointed. The steamed lobster was over done and tough. There was a seafood dish prepared in a cream sauce served in a shell and all I could taste was the sauce, not the seafood. The desserts were good,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Our friends and guests loved the food at our wedding: a HUGE buffet-style hors doeurves hour followed by a three-course dinner and cake. The Manor was very accommodating with our requests to substitute various foods in and out of their menu and gave us two really great staff members to be our day-of helpers. They had an indoor room ready... More 

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Thank Snoozen321
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the lunch buffet and a walk on the grounds for an anniversary celbration. We were there 38 years ago on our first anniversary. We were not disappointed still as beautiful and delicious as ever.

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Thank Ginamla
Stony Point, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant surrounded by beautiful manicured grounds. Very good food - luncheon buffet was worth the trip. excellent service - friendly attentive staff.

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Thank SteveLandco
Charlottesville
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222 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I absolutely love the seafood buffet. all you can eat lobster tails, plus tons of other great stuff. At $55 a person, it's a steal. Very high level quality in the swankiest of mansions and palacial estates. make sure you walk around the building and around the grounds before or after your meal.

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Thank Yankeebaseball
West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Rotunda dining room offers at the same time class, quietness, great food. In addition, for wine connoisseurs, the wine list is really spectacular and contains some great good value older vintages gems. Out of state visitors only can be impressed by the general setting of the restaurant.

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Thank Jacques L
Verona, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Forever special - If it's for an intimate dinner for two or gathering for a special occasion The Manor will not disappoint. The Knowles family continues to strive for and they achieve excellence.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-4202
    (Corner of Woodland Ave. and Prospect Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Bloomfield Avenue/Verona bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: 973-731-2360

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?