Fare: New American
Price: Very Expensive
Food Quality: 3 Stars
Service: 2 1/2 Stars
Decor: 3 Stars
Overall Rating: 3 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
An exceptional scenic view of the Manhattan Skyline
Well executed new American menu using fresh farm-to-table locally sourced food.
A great outdoor summer dining patio with scenic views of the New York City skyline and Eagle Rock Park
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Upscale Casual
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy creative well prepared American food in an upscale destination restaurant with scenic skyline views.
Not Recommended For: Budget minded diners who prefer casual dining in a less formal setting with lower menu prices and larger food portions.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Chatham Cod, New England Style with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Cockles, Corn, Diced Potatoes, Celery Root, Carrots, and Wild Mushrooms; The Roasted Rack of Lamb with porcini crust thyme sauce; and The Loin of Venison, with roasted fingerling potatoes and a root vegetable.
Liquor: Good selection of wines and specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.
The Highlawn Pavilion is one of Northern New Jersey's top restaurants offering diners an exceptional scenic view and outstanding food.
It's striking view of the Manhattan skyline is only the beginning of an exceptional dining experience. The impressive view is complemented by Highlawn Pavilion’s creative, well prepared American fare. It's a turn-of-the-century Florentine-style pavilion has been beautifully restored to European grandeur.
This is a restaurant to choose as a place to bring visitors from out of state, or to celebrate a special occasion, or for a romantic dinner for two.
The dining room is very large, and at times noisy. If planning a romantic dinner, ask for a table near the window.
During the warmer summer months dine on the Highlawn Pavilion restaurant patio with scenic views of the New York City skyline and Eagle Rock Park. Enjoy lunch or dinner under the stars.
The kitchen is run by Executive Chef Tristan Tevrow achieved fir formal culinary training at the Institute for Culinary Education in New York City. He honed his culinary skills at Cafe Grey in Manhattan, and later as sous chef at the Highlawn Pavillion before taking over as Executive Chef
The menu at the Highlawn Pavilion is inspirational. attractively presented, --- prepared using eco-friendly, fresh farm-to-table locally sourced food from the Knowles family farm.
The Highlawn Pavilion is open for holidays on Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve.
(updated: July, 2018)
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