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Highlawn Pavilion

Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-731-3463
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We chose to celebrate a special brithday at Highlawn and now regret our choice. Having eaten here over the years we looked forward to sharing lunch with loved ones enjoying what is an undeniably spectacular setting and view of NYC. But, the food today fell...More

1  Thank ninip0st
Reviewed 22 January 2018

GREAT Venue and food!!! the view is #1 of NYC, It has it all !!! you can not go wrong dinning here!!!

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Highlawn is well-known as clearly an upscale restaurant, and a lovely place to bring tourists, celebrate special occasions and dates whom you'd like to impress. However, the food isn't equal in stature as to the commanding prices; and I for one, would choose to go...More

Thank SwimJog
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We ate with family while visiting the area for Christmas dinner. I understand this is a popular place for special occasions, but from my experience, it's a waste of money. The service was beyond horrible, they were so hurried and running around, you had to...More

2  Thank MiamiMom-7
Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is located within Eagle Rock preserve. As you drive up you have a panoramic view of the NYC skyline as you are situated on a cliff. Elegant surroundings within the restaurant. A bit too boisterous. I ordered a rusty nail but was told they...More

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I've eaten at all of the Knowles family restaurants and the Highlawn Pavillion is one of my favorites. The drinks are very good, the appetizers are wonderful and the entrees are always top notch. The view of the Manhattan skyline isn't too bad either. I...More

Thank sfostercom
Reviewed 15 November 2017

In addition to a beautiful setting, and close to the Memorial for the victims of 9/11, the Highlawn has updated its menu in recent years and the food lives up to the view. Try for a clear day or night....and the glories of New York...More

Thank BeSilver241
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We just celebrated our 12th anniversary with an intimate dinner at this beautiful restaurant. The restaurant is situated in the park, making the entrance quite spectacular, as it sits high on the mountain overlooking New York City. We were immediately greeted by the car valets....More

Thank marion m
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Highlawn Pavilion is a beautiful venue, with valet parking, beautiful garden for weddings, engagement or birthday parties or formal dinner with family and friends. Appetizers are delicious and cash bar or opened-bar is available in the first floor dining area. The dinner menu is impeccable...More

Thank BWS828
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Come to Eagle Rock for a hike and after some good physical activity, enjoy a drink at the bar. Stunning views of the Manhattan skyline.

Thank TravelingJ2014
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18 January 2018|
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Response from claimsgal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The New York skyline is beautiful at night.
27 April 2017|
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Response from Sunshine34500 | Reviewed this property |
Call them directlyv
20 April 2017|
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Response from shaydean19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. For reservations you can call 973 731 3463.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (Prospect Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-731-3463
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