Continues to be one of the best restaurants this side of the Hudson River, especially when owner/chef Humberto is in the kitchen
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After years of reading reviews and hearing about this restaurant, we finally made reservations so we could judge for ourselves. Well, all we can say is exceptional! Every bite, every server met every expectation. The only tiny criticism would be the size of our table...More
You won't be disappointed dining at Lorena's and it's BYOB! Lovely little restaurant. We shared the warm lump crab in a crepe - EXCELLENT. It was light, flavorful and warm. I had the grass fed filet and braised short ribs. The braised short ribs were...More
I was invited for brunch to this restaurants by locals who live in Maplewood. I did not have any expectations and was surprised at the service, quality of food, attentiveness of the staff and overall experience. The food was delicious and the presentation was beautiful,...More
I've been fortunate enough to have eaten a few meals at Lorena's. The crab and mushroom crepe is absolutely the best thing I have ever put in my mouth! Seriously! All other calories seem like a waist now. The atmosphere is serene, the service is...More
For this frugal mid-western guy, visiting NJ friends & taken here for a birthday celebration, Lorena's was an eye-opening intro to "fine-dining". Everything about the place, the food & service, seemed a bit over the top to me. Nonetheless, it was a treat I'm glad...More
We had our anniversary dinner and it was perfect!!! The service was fabulous and the food delicious. Desserts wonderful. Perfect place for special occasions. Nice and quiet, romantic.
I first discovered Lorena’s about three years ago. My husband and I were invited to Sunday Brunch with two other couples. The restaurant is small but elegant. The service is absolutely top-notch and the food is incredible. Since our first visit, we have returned on...More
We had our Anniversary dinner last night. We live in the area and it's the best restaurant to celebrate a special occasion. The service is superb, the waiter knows exactly when to come to the table, when to remove the empty dishes, operates with a...More
Lorena's Restaurant is our "go to" place in the area. The service is impeccable, the food is innovative and delicious, and the staff always tries their hardest to honor any special requests. This is definitely a five star restaurant!