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Highlawn Pavilion

Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-731-3463
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ 07052
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 6 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
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for a business dinner where we had our own room upstairs so I am fairly certain that my experience was different than if I had come here with family or friends. It is on the reservation so the grounds are beautiful. You get...More

Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The views of NYC are breathtaking! The restaurant is lovely. The food was good, not great and the service was fair. It was the birthday of one of our party and I told the waiter. He never did anything about it, even though we ordered...More

Thank ChrisFromNJ
Reviewed 13 October 2017

To begin with, management and servers all treat you as a special guest dining during on special occasion day. When making the reservation we were asked i the day was special and because it was they made sure we had a window table with a...More

Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to open table, we had the best seat in the house ( able to see the beautiful NY skyline , the stars & the full moon . The waiter was very attentive, the appetizer we chose was the lobster risotto ( creamy, flavorful &...More

Thank claimsgal
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this location for a 90th birthday party as it was the guest of honor's favorite restaurant. Well, I can see why! The waitstaff was friendly, welcoming and helpful. They greeted the birthday "boy" with such warmth that you don't often see from a business....More

Thank Karen29Berks
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Response from Speedyedie1 | 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.
5 April 2017|
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Response from Carmine I | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe so, but their sister restaurant, The Manor also in West Orange offers live music. Do a search on The Manor Restaurant in West Orange.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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