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La Lanterna

29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
+1 201-444-5520
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special restaurant, as the family who own it take great pride in making you know that they aim to please. You are treated as though you are in their home. Every dish is made with love and it is obvious! I...More

Thank phjfromnj
Reviewed 3 March 2018

You will not be disappointed if you are looking for a special meal at a reasonable price and served beautifully. Excellent Italian cuisine with wonderful seafood, meat and pasta specials every evening. I have dined her regularly since they have opened and come here when...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

La Lanterna has long been recommended to me. We were trying to decide on a place to meet friends who live about 40 min away, when they said, let’s go to Ridgewood! I contacted the restaurant and met the lovely Joanne whose husband is the...More

Thank ShadowJolie
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the best place in Ridgewood for a family event. This family run restaurant always makes you feel like YOU are part of the family. All that and great food too!

Thank machkasdad
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been dining here since the day they opened. Have had many a dinner and a few parties and they were always great!

Thank travlin'cook
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy dinner at this friendly, family owned and operated classic Italian restaurant. Attractive setting with several nicely decorated dining rooms. Great menu and creative specials, reasonably priced, BYO with a small parking lot in the rear of the building make this a go to...More

Thank paul3776
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Had a 6:30 reservation and we're seated promptly. We're about to be seated by a family of screaming kids and they were very accommodating putting us outside. Table for two was perfect on a semi rainy night because it was undercover. Very cozy. Server and...More

Thank kenandkarenr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time as always. Joanne and Paul made us feel at home. La Lanterna is always the best place for a special occasion. Food is great as well as the service

Thank machkasdad
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Located on the other side of the train station, La Lanterna doesn't get nearly the attention the restaurant deserves. It all starts with the ownership... it's family owned and the owners go out of their way to greet patrons and make them feel welcome. Food...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We really enjoyed La Lenterna. The food is excellent here. We also like that it is a BYOB, so we can bring our favorite bottle of wine. We ordered the calamari for an appetizer. It was really good, and the salads were also a great...More

Thank roha19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-444-5520
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