The Manor Restaurant, West Orange, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

The Manor Restaurant, West Orange, NJ

The Manor Restaurant is a landmark dining venue with exceptional
scenic landscaping and Holiday Buffet dinners

The Manor Restaurant
111 Prospect Ave
West Orange, NJ

The Manor Restaurant:  Highlights

Fare: New American, buffet style dining


Food Quality: 
Excellent, buffets are creatively served using high quality ingredients

Friendly, professional, attentive.

Ambiance/ Decor:
Ornate beautifully landscaped gardens with buffet dining in the Terrace Lounge restaurant, overlooking The Manor's gardens.

Overall Rating:
3 1/2 Stars - For Holiday celebrations, it's the go to place for holiday buffet dinners, including Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Note: Four star Rating System from
1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent buffet style dining in an elegant, attractive setting

Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer lower prices, and less elegance.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Chef's Signature Menu; and the holiday buffets.

Liquor: Extensive wine list, specialty cocktails.

Restaurant Review

The Manor Restaurant is a landmark venue for special occasions and celebrations, and recently has focused their venue to cater to weddings, private corporate events, and special occasion parties.

However, they have continued the tradition of serving their acclaimed buffet dinner in the Terrace Lounge, open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. On Sundays they serve a special à la carte Sunday brunch
This includes their popular table-side service and in-room bar. Wednesday nights also offers an excellent BYO option in addition to an always changing "secret" wine list with some surprising wines and very approachable prices.

An additional option in the Terrace Lounge is their separate featured Chef's Signature Menu which highlights interesting creations from our chef de cuisine with multiple courses, each with wines carefully paired by their wine director.

For a more casual dining option, their Dome Rooftop Lounge (upstairs at The Manor) is open on Friday & Saturday evenings. There you can enjoy the ultra-elegant atmosphere of the all glass enclosed domed rooftop lounge as you see the stars overhead and dance floor at your feet.

For Holiday celebrations, the Manor Restaurant continues to be the go to place for holiday buffet dinners, including Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Not in a hurry to rush home, after your buffet dinner take a walk through their beautiful gardens or wander back for an after dinner cocktail with some romantic dancing in the Dome Rooftop Lounge..

(updated: February, 2020)

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