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Restaurant L

9 Franklin Tpk, Allendale, NJ 07401-2209
+1 201-785-1112
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Comfortable pleasant dinner venue”
3 Mar 2018
“Not the SAME”
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
££ - £££
9 Franklin Tpk, Allendale, NJ 07401-2209
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Restaurant L every 6 weeks or so. The atmosphere is cozy, noise levels are low and the seating is comfortable, The menu is not extensive but there are typically several interesting specials and we always find at least a few selections to...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Restaurant L used to be called "The Turnpike" back in the day. It was a great local restaurant that you could stop after work with your family. Sandi's and main dishes, along with their fantastic waitresses. That was a strong point along with their burgers...More

Thank sudsy072018
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I don’t know how my husband and I missed out on this gem for so long but it has now moved to the top of our favorites list. We give it high scores for location, ambience, and the amazing service - but with that said,...More

Thank Joanne072054
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The staff of Restaurant L deserve a big applause for the lengths they go to make a special evening for all of their guests. They have an outstanding menu but the best, by a close margin, is the melt in your mouth, juicy and plump...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner on Labor Day Weekend. It was far from being crowded which is understandable due to the holiday. Unfortunately when we ate the food I started to wonder if it is the "Holiday" or due to the food. Sadly to say...More

Thank brighteyedsassy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A nice bar scene, small dinning are, amazing food. Always great specials and the service to match. I personally like eating around the bar area.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were here for dinner last month, and although the food was "ok", it certainly was nothing out of the ordinary. The usual selections, prepared the usual way. Portions are generous, so you'll be full when you leave, but a few days later you won't...More

Thank Len D
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I had read the reviews and was looking forward to a nice meal close to home. We started off with the crispy eggplant Napoleon which was average at best. It really had no outstanding flavor. My entree was the short-rib ravioli. The short rib flavor...More

1  Thank DanaRN2014
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The food is very good, the décor is pleasing, the service is consistently professional and attentive, the pricing fair. An excellent spot for social dining. Plan on spending $110 for two including tax and tip.

Thank SAILSOC381
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I have only had lunch at restaurant L but it was delightful . The restaurant is nicely decorated , quiet and offers a nice selection of lunch specials .Classy , yet affordable .

Thank teacherall
jimsma, Manager at Restaurant L, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2016

So glad you enjoyed yourself. Please comeback and see us again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Franklin Tpk, Allendale, NJ 07401-2209
    (Allendale Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Allendale
  • Phone Number: +1 201-785-1112
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