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La Primavera

500 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-2802
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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500 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-2802
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here for an event involving family. We had a buffet, and the only thing I was thinking was if this food was great, what was on the regular menu not found here in the buffet! EXCELLENT food, and a caring, friendly staff.

Thank dedwardv
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If you are looking for great food, a most accommodating staff, excellent service, reasonable prices and a restaurant that honors reservations, you must try La Primavera Trattoria. Alberto and Segundo are fantastic and treat everyone as if they were their family. We eat there at...More

Thank nanag1
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We met a group of people here for a mini-family reunion. As always, this place has AMAZING food!!! It is an old-style Italian fine dining establishment, with traditional tuxedo'd waiters and wonderful food! I had some of the calamari appetizer (which was large enough to...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is a real neighborhood place. I was alone so I just ate at the bar. Fernando is an excellent bartender and the patrons were very warm and friendly. Excellent drinks and a good wine selection. I had the Osso Buco which was very good...More

Thank Scott2610
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Was skeptical at 1st about this place but it really panned out.Tested it on a Sunday when they have their pasta specials.Was very good and I did notice some of the other dishes coming out to some of the other tables.Looked very nice,cant wait to...More

Thank awayforawhile
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This restaurant adjoins the hotel where we stayed. From what we knew it was basically a place for adult dining. We arrived at about 4:30/5:00 pm and when the kitchen was likely busy preparing for the evening patrons. They welcomed us into the bar area...More

Thank mevatillinois
Reviewed 17 May 2016

After getting over the confusion between 2 restaurants with very similiar names ( Primavera and LaPrimavera) within 1/4 mile of each other, My friends and I think LaPrimavera is one of the top restaurants around, and that's saying something out here. We tend to be...More

Thank sam c
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Primavera's less formal sister restaurant has great food although the menu rarely if ever seems to change. On busy nights everyone seems to know everyone. Prime local gathering place.

Thank Werewolf210
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Had dinner with another couple and unanimous-food was excellent. Four very different dishes from pork chop giambotta to broiled fish. Solicitous waiter. Good drinks. Simply great experience ten minutes from home.

Thank hmd55
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a friend and while I have been to a lot of Italian restaurants, I have to say, this one ranks in the top in NJ ! They made the very best pasta e fagioli ever! It was so flavorful and...More

Thank SO194
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22 April 2016|
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Response from GreaterJersey | Reviewed this property |
Their website is correct but I was referring to the picture here on TripAdvisor. La Primavera is in the small two tenant building and it does not have a red top that says Barn.
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Is the photo of this restaurant current?
12 December 2015|
Response from GreaterJersey | Reviewed this property |
No. That photo is not of La Primavera.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-2802
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: 973-669-0966
Same owner as Primavera at the Wilshire Grand
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