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Cafe Loren

2288 Dune Dr, 23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2005
+1 609-967-8228
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“halibut” (19 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (9 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
2288 Dune Dr, 23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2005
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Meal was outstanding and the staff super friendly!! Prices reflect the higher standard of food and can be an expensive outing!!!!

Thank Bumom32
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The perfect restaurant for a gourmet night out! The staff is extremely attentive and even willing to modify the dishes for food allergies. We enjoyed everything we had including the Spicy Gazpacho, Chargrilled Octopus, Seared Sea Scallops, Veal Loren, a NY Strip Steak Special, and...More

Thank Jenbelko
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Cafe Loren is the perfect spot for a quiet outstanding dinner. The tables are spaced for privacy and the noise level is low.....quite a change from so many restaurants. I enjoyed seafood stew of clams, mahi-mahi, shrimp and mouth watering octopus in a light tomato...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Had an awesome meal here last weekend. Our server, Joanna did a great job. We shared the house salad, and we each had the halibut. The fish was cooked perfectly, moist, tender and delicious . It as served over some risotto that was also terrific....More

Thank dmill0918
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Charmingly small restaurant wit excellent food choices. Reservations are necessary. Due to the size and reputation you need to make your reservations far in advance of your visit. Ours were made three months a head of our visit. Menu choices include meat, seafood and fowl....More

Thank faycassi
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife and I have been coming to Avalon every summer for the last 16 years. We have had some good meals but we haven't discovered that special place that we were looking for until now. We got here thanks to Tripadvisor and took the...More

1  Thank HonestAbe7738
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and it was a very interesting menu. I want to go back because there were several things that I wanted to order! The halibut with risotto and peas was delicious. The shrimp and grits was very tasty The Cajun seasoning was...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Cafe Loren isn't far from where we stay when in Avalon. Tonight's dinner was excellent and beautifully presented. Great wait staff. A bit pricey but worth it.

Thank lukelives
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Cafe Loren on time and were seated immediately. This restaurant has a new owner but the chef stayed on here. We felt rushed to order quickly. We were with another couple. We ordered salads and someone got a app, two veal dishes,...More

2  Thank mct12
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This BYOB gem is a great way to enjoy a little upscale dining without the high brow bologna. A friendly and professional staff are attentive without hovering and no rushing to turn the table. Thank you Sean. My wife and I shared an appetizer, salad...More

3  Thank bayonnebrawler
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Greg M
14 July 2015|
Response from Lucas2113 |
They have many options that are Gluten free.....
29 June 2015|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
The dress is "nice casual for the shore" and I saw one man wearing shorts. No tee shirts. Most people were very nicely dressed, but no jackets or ties.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2288 Dune Dr, 23rd And Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2005
    (23rd St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-967-8228
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