Larimar Restaurant

4.8
799 Reviews
$31 to $50
Modern European
Call for Reservations 732-359-6700
Larimar Restaurant, located in the charming town of Spring Lake, New Jersey, focuses on Modern European cuisine drawing on influences from Northern Italy, France and the Rivera.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 799 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.9
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4.9
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vipBillibean
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual, good to back

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ChristopherD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience.

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StephenA
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and the food was outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my mother out for quick dinner. Always pleasant atmosphere. Service is wonderful as always. Food is expertly prepared and the greens and all the food was wonderfully prepared. Thanks for a great evening.

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LynnT
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have such a dining experience, not a meal! From start to finish I couldn't expect anything more. I don't even think they know that we walk away with a family memory that we'll always reflect back on as our perfect Easter dinner. I truly felt so pampered with the service, and the food was simply amazing. All of it! I didn't think I woud like the compote on the cheesecake, and had asked for it on the side. I apparently never had 'fresh'compote, and it was delicious! And I would have said I don't like raspberry/blueberry!!! Something to walk away with as a new food adventure.
I cannot express my complete satisfaction,... and I'm a foodie and a customer service rep.
To the staff......From maitre D, to service staff, to back kitchen. thank you, thank you, thank you,....don't change a thing!!!!

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jamesh
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

limited menu/expensive.could have been better for the price

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vipGregoryF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great quality food along with great service. I highly recommend this place. Hands on Owner as well. A nice place to enjoy a quiet evening with your significant other. Not too many places like this in this part of the NJ Shore.

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vipCharlesD
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Elegant setting, good service, always a pleasant experience. It is also a BYOB!!

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vipMagilla
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good dinner, my steak was a little tough but the appetizers and my wife’s dinner were great. Will definitely be back.

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vipVictorG
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, yet another wonderful meal at Larimar! Food was superb, service exceptional. John and the whole team consistently deliver an incredible dining experience. Thx!

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vipCC12
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Service was great. Enjoyable time.

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KathyV
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience and was looking for a great dinner out. We were not disappointed! First time and will be back. Food was exceptional

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Peter
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great fine dining experience at Larimar. Service, quality as uniqueness of the selections is a standard of this stellar establishment. It’s always our first choice for special occasions or a quiet night out in beautiful downtown Spring Lake

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Nicole
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fully enjoyed, looking forward to returning. Excellent in every way.

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vipChefWannie
London
39 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great atmosphere

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AmyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the most enjoyable experiences we have ever had! The service was impressive! Every dish brought tastes we never experienced before. The crab arancini, burata and arugula salad were awesome! Spaghetti al Nero was outstanding with it’s beautiful black squid ink homemade pasta and shrimp! Salmon cooked to perfection and fried chicken that melted in my mouth! Every bite was followed by “WOW”. The chocolate cheesecake and beignets are a must! Owner John checked on us during dinner and thanked us for dining with them.

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vipKatie68
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience5

We were very disappointed in the food, very little flavor in the pasta dish and salmon. The focaccia bread was very good but there was no oil for dipping. A few of the beignets were undercooked (raw dough inside). Ambiance was beautiful and we appreciate the fact that it’s a BYOB which keeps cost down.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The quality of service and food was A+. This was our first visit and will not hesitate to return.

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vipShalenaL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service and atmosphere is always perfect at Larimar.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal !

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vipCRZR
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional as always. First time inside in a year. Good to be back

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vipShore1
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good - a bit expensive. But worth it for a special occasiion.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was Fair. Menu was very limited with five entrees two of them being chicken

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

John and his team are the epitome of fine dining and wonderful food. Thank you for your consistent professionalism and standard of excellence.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are not comparable to any other place in all of New Jersey. All the staff is extremely nice and helpful and make you feel very comfortable and you can taste the love that the chefs put into there food. The menu is constantly changing so every time you come back you can try something different and be wowed everytime. I try things here I would never eat anywhere else and I love them all!!! Love you Larimar

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CarleeP
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was absolutely fantastic! She was very educational and provided a memorable experience. The ambiance was wonderful, as was the food! Portions are small, but it allows you to enjoy an appetizer and dessert!

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AlMan
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice small place. Service was second to none. Fantastic experience

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vipVictorG
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yet another fabulous evening at Larimar! An elegant room, outstanding food and exceptional service. Thanks John!

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vipRyanMcC
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been here before. A fantastic dining experience. Everything was perfect. Food, service, ambiance, value. This is the place my wife and I save for special occasions. They always deliver!

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vipSalA
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing at this BYOB white table cloth restaurant in Spring Lake NJ. Perfect for date night or dinner with friends

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. Our waitress Emily was amazing!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A Perfect fine dining establishment

John own and manages a spectacular restaurant!!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best restaurant in the area. Incredible homemade pasta with flavorful and rich sauces and fantastic friendly service.

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PG10
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and menu options, appreciated the meal recommendations as well. Had a great anniversary dinner!

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vipCalcuttakid
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful service. Pasta Nero never disappoints

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vipSimone2
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great night out, would recommend to all. Very professional wait staff. Food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, delicious food. Great night! Thank you Larimar!

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JoeC
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for making my mother’s birthday extra special

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Jason
Argentina
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Charming, quiet and elegant. You can actually have a conversation! Professional service. Very good food.

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JoeF
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The ambience was very nice, we were seated in a quiet dining room accompanied by some nice background music. The wait staff was attentive but not overbearing. The food was very good, we ordered home made pasta and scallops, both were fresh and perfectly prepared. We will be back!

FAQs

Larimar Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 359-6700.

Larimar Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 799 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.