We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Have never had a bad meal here.”

Lorena's Restaurant
Reserve with OpenTable
Lorena's Restaurant is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Ranked #2 of 45 Restaurants in Maplewood
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: French
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Local Ingredients Deeply Rooted in French Technique
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner, not only did they have the standard holiday bill of fair. Ther other menu choices made the dining experience so memorable.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Roy V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (178)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

121 - 125 of 178 reviews

Reviewed May 20, 2014

We have been here numerous times since Humberto & Lorena took over. It is far and away the best restaurant in Northern New Jersey and among the best in the state. Now there are seasonal menus that continue to amaze. Superb service and BYO adds to the appeal.

Thank Daniel K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 25, 2014

My husband and I have dined at this restaurant a handful of times. I must say, each and every time we have had the ultimate privilege to do so, we are absolutely astonished with the service, food, chef's creative and inventive imagination with his medium, and we always leave very happy. I feel that we New Jerseyans are blessed to have such a talented chef here in the Garden State, and we don't have to travel to NYC to get a fabulous meal. He does not disappoint. We look very much forward to going back, and I must say, Glen, Craig, and Adrian make the experience memorable. We will return many times!!!!!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
2  Thank travellingpoodle
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Top notch food, full of flavor and imagination. Delicious in every respect, you will not and cannot go wrong here. The crepes, the fois gras are delish. The skate was buttery and delectable and the meat was the best I have ever put in my lil ole mouth. Make reservations, they give each person/s special attention, you just dont go and be shoved in like sardines, they take care of you so sometimes dinner reservations are hard to get at the time you want them!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Valerie W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a treasure. It is a very small restaurant so reservations must be made well in advance. Food is excellent and it's a BYO so that helps with the cost ( lovely liquor store across the street).

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank MaplewoodNewJersey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Lorena's Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Lorena's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing