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9 Franklin Tpk
Allendale, NJ 07401
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Restaurant L Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Let Restaurant L host your next affair. Call Janet to book that special event.
Private Party Facilities:
Restaurant L hosts your private events on Sundays accommodating up to 50 people.
Private Party Contact:
Janet Sudac (201) 785-1112
Ladies night every Wednesday at the bar, Happy Hour drink specials all evening.
Valet parking on Friday and Saturday nights
A word from Restaurant L
A cozy neighbor restaurant with Modern American and global cuisine. Restaurant L also features expertly and simply prepared dishes. The menu is highlighted by an array of flavorful and classic comfort foods including; Lobster & Shrimp Quesadilla and Crispy Pork Shank over Truffle Noodles.
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we had a nice lunch at Restaurant
L ...the food was very delicious and presented very nicely....the doughnuts were to die for!!!"
Dined on 4/5/2014
Dinner was excellent. Food was
very good, along with service. Resturant was very accommodating. Loved the Menu selection which included Atlantic Salmon And organic chicken. Presentation was a+. Lovely local place for dinner. Will be going back!!!"
Dined on 4/5/2014
Food has always been great.
Service also has never been a problem. However, I was only given 2 choices online for a reservation, 6:15 or 9pm. We were there at 6:15 and were the only people in the dining room. By 7pm, only 2 other tables were occupied. The room was not full until we were leaving near 9 pm. Are there restrictions to online reservations? I am wondering if calling in the reservation would have made a difference."
Dined on 3/28/2014
Restaurant was empty. Food was
good. Service was fair. We always seemed to be looking for someone to refill water. Food came out separately but was hot."
Dined on 3/23/2014
We've dined at this restaurant
several times before and had better experiences. The menu looked great but my shrimp was so overcooked it required a saw. The waitress was a bit flighty. The air conditioner was put on and it was very chilly and we could not get attention of the staff to address the problem. This was probably my last visit."
Dined on 3/22/2014
This restaurant is a diner's
dream. Excellent food at reasonable prices. Everything is good from the pecan crusted chicken to the calamari with ginger sauce. Fish and seafood are wonderful too and there is a fixed price lunch which is a very good deal. Service is fabulous and you have a choice of eating in the dining room or the bar area, depending on your mood. I highly recommend visiting Restaurant L. You will be very happy you did."
Dined on 3/14/2014
Restaurant L is our favorite local
restaurant for both lunch and dinner. The food is always fresh, attractively presented and delicious. The truffle french fries are superb!! It is a small dining room so be sure to make reservations for week-ends. The bar area is lively and very popular."
Dined on 3/10/2014
The food is always fabulous and
the donuts are to die for. We never get a bad meal here!"
Dined on 2/24/2014
Outside of Drago's charbroiled
oysters in New Orleans, Restaurant L's braised rib ravioli may be the most delicious single bite of food ever. Go for the local glam scene, go for the wine list but YOU must order the ravioli."
Dined on 2/13/2014
We found Restaurant L to be a
nice, unassuming place. The service was excellent. The food quite tasty in generous portions. The price range was very reasonable."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Dinner was over cooked and over
priced, tables were very close to each other and this restaurant offered nothing special."
Dined on 2/14/2014
There is nothing not to like about
Restaurant L. Great menu, great food, great atmosphere. Definitely coming back."
Dined on 2/12/2014
My wife and I visited and we're
very impressed. The food was excellent, comfortable environment and a very nice bar for a pre-dinner drink. Well thought out menu with something for everyone. High quality ingredients with an excellent presentation. We will be certainly become regulars!"
Dined on 2/6/2014
The place was very cute, good
drink menu. Food was average at best, not worth the price they charged"
Dined on 2/6/2014
Had no idea what to expect since I
am not from the area, the place was tastefully decorated, the ambiance was wonderful! Dimly lit, quiet and romantic on a cold winter night. The Martini was Fab as was the wine list...We enjoyed the Hangar steak and the Linguine with white clam sauce and both were exceptional! Toni was a fun energetic waitress with knowledge of the menu and advice to share..will definitely add this place to our go to list!"
Dined on 2/3/2014
My husband and I frequent
Restaurant L and it's always consistent!!! We love dining here and highly recommend it."
Dined on 2/1/2014
The Sunday special 3 course dinner
is a great deal. The food was delicious and the restaurant was quiet early Sunday evening."
Dined on 1/26/2014
I've been to Restaurant L a number
of times and it's always great. Good food and good service. The spare rib raviolis are the best, but my favorite thing is the homemade donuts. I'd go out of my way to come here."
Dined on 1/18/2014
And really had a great night. My
husband and I had a date night here and sat In the bar area. Great bar and really great food. I had the lamb burger And my husband had the short rib ravioli. Both very yummy. Will definitely Be back real soon."
Dined on 1/15/2014
This was our second time dining
here…just as lovely as the first time. The ambiance is wonderful….intimate and cozy. The food is excellent, and the service is very attentive. The mixed donuts for dessert were quite a treat! I think you would be pleased if you pay a visit to this wonderful restaurant."
Dined on 12/15/2013
This was our second visit to
Restaurant L and we were surprised at how much more we enjoyed it this time. The food was outstanding and the service was great. This will now be our "go to" restaurant when we are with friends or just stopping in for dinner. I recommend that every one gives Restaurant L a try."
Dined on 11/29/2013
This was our first time. I had
heard nice things about the restaurant. Since it was geographically located along our way, we decided to try something new. We felt very welcomed upon entering. The ambiance was intimate, cozy and absolutely lovely. We had a beautiful round banquette table in the corner. The service was excellent….the food outstanding. We started with the beet salad…entree was tilapia, and the preparation was delicious. Relaxing and comfortable….we look forward to a return visit!"
Dined on 11/24/2013
So many nice choices, it was hard
to decide. The grouper with loster mashed potatoes was expertly prepared. Have not had a bad dish yet. Nice wine list, bottle of Sean Minor Pinot was incredible smooth. Will be back."
Dined on 11/16/2013
Every time I go to this
restaurant, I have a great time. The food is delicious and the ambiance is wonderful. The menu has some great specials and terrific standards like the pecan crusted chicken and short rib ravioli. The calamari with the ginger sauce makes it stand out from other restaurants. I like the fact that we can dine in the bar area (either at real tables or the bar) and watch the game or enjoy quiet conversation in the separate dining area. Love to eat out here at least once a month. When we get too busy, we order take out!"
Dined on 11/12/2013
Food was ok. It was super loud on
a Saturday evening and all four of us in our party had a difficult time carrying a conversation. Service was superb. Wine list is very expensive."
Dined on 11/16/2013
I've been to Restaurant L many
times, my last visit was early on a Friday night with a friend. The menu has something for everyone beef, seafood, chicken, pasta. Not overwhelming but a great selection. They offer gluten free items as well. Some of my favorites are short ribs, chili shrimp, polenta with mushrooms. Portions are just right not huge and not small. I usually pass on dessert but not at this restaurant. Fresh mini donuts, served warm. OMG!! Special Martinis are are flavorful and never too sweet. Waitresses are attentive but not too much. This was my friends first visit and she was impressed. Mentioned that she'd surely be back."
Dined on 11/15/2013
Food is consistently good. A
favorite for the many repeat visitors."
Dined on 11/7/2013
Each time my friends get together
at the bar for wine and appetizers or we bring my friends mother for a Sunday dinner, the food is always consistently delicious. Great wine by the glass selection."
Dined on 11/3/2013
We were lucky enough to grab a
Living Social coupon to use at Restaurant L for my son's 18th birthday. I've been here before (great lunch specials!), but my husband and son had not. We all loved the food, My husband had the famous short ribs, my son had the L burger with short ribs on top, and I had a delicious pork shank served over unctuous homemade noodles with a creamy truffle infused sauce. The lobster appetizer pizza was inspiring - we want to figure out how to reproduce it at home! The waitress was sweet; very motherly as we talked about our teenage sons. We'll be back..."
Dined on 10/28/2013
It was a very nice place to have
some appetizers & drinks. The food seemed a bit overpriced for the selection. The oysters & shrimp cocktail were delicious. The pizza was a bit overcooked and didn't have fresh mozzarella or basil as a normal Margarita pizza has. The service was wonderful, both bartenders were extremely nice and observant to our needs."
Dined on 10/25/2013
Pleasant atmosphere and friendly
service. Moderate to high prices but food excellent and nice portion sizes."
Dined on 10/25/2013
This is a really cute little place
with a great menu and cute bar area. We had a lovely meal both times we were there and we will go back again. It's a small dining room and can be noisy and and a bit cramped so you should know this before you go. That's not a negative but some may find that uncomfortable. It's a pretty place and the food and service are both very good."
Dined on 10/12/2013
Always love eating here! Has
upbeat cozy bar with generous sized drinks and friendly bartenders. The dining area is intimate snd menu innovative and delicious! The owner is warm and friendly, makes her guests feel very welcomed."
Dined on 7/25/2013
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