A Ridgewood, NJ Dining Review
6 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Fare: French American - Contemporary
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Excellent French Cuisine
Excellent fine dining amenities
The mid-week Prix Fixe menu is a very good value along with a wide variety of choices.
Menu changes only twice a year.
Value: Very Good; despite high prices
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Upscale Casual
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared French cuisine with formal, old world ambiance and excellent fine dining amenities.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer more eclectic dishes and being served an alcoholic drink, or a more casual dining experience with lower prices and large portions.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Lump Crab meat Strudel; Grand Marnier Duck; and the Beef Wellington Napoleon.
Latour restaurant is an upscale, "old world" contemporary French restaurant and a ideal place for a romantic dining experience or to celebrate a special occasion with family or friends.
Latour's is very popular with the high income 55+ dining patrons.
The setting gives off a European feel with it's timber-framed house located near the Ridgewood train station. The interior is elegant and cozy with wooden floors, pressed tin ceilings, attractive colorful window treatments, soft lighting, and tables set with linen, candles, and fresh flowers.
Chef-owner Michael Latour a graduate of Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island, and honed his skills at Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons in Manhattan, and at the former L'Auberge de France in Wayne, NJ.
Latour Restaurant's menu changes twice a year with items that are well prepared, attractively presented French cuisine with a contemporary flair.
The service at Latour restaurant is friendly and professional, though slightly pretentious.
An attractively priced four course Prix Fixe menu is served on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Sunday.
They are family and Child friendly with a kids Menu.
(updated: July, 2015)
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