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The Laughing Lion - CLOSED

40 N Sussex St, Ste 1, Dover, NJ 07801-3987
+1 973-328-1800
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good67%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2014
“The Laughing Lion was replaced by Table 42”
4 Mar 2014
“This restaurant no longer exists. It is now Table 42”
Restaurant Hours Closed
40 N Sussex St, Ste 1, Dover, NJ 07801-3987
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

A new Italian restaurant was opened in place of the Laughing Lion. Owners and chef are long time area people - previously of Guido's - and you will love the new restaurant.

1  Thank Netmouse R
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Table 42 recently opened and was totally renovated and now has a delightful ambiance. There is a cozy bar area and the dining room is sufficiently separated from the bar. The owner and wait staff were extremely attentive and friendly when we went for a...More

Thank maryl613
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Came after the hurricane killed our lights and had a great meal. Wonderful food, good service and delightful drinks. We met "Lefty"

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 16 October 2012

The Laughing Lion was a pleasant surprise after deciding not to have the hour wait at the Thatcher McGhee's on the Friday night of the Yankees game in the playoffs. We were with our great aunt and great uncle and mother and father. The restaurant...More

Thank StLTourGirl
Reviewed 26 May 2012

The laughing lion was closed and reopened and what a change with new ownership. It's restaurant makeover with a new interior and excellent food. The manger was our server and he was doing doubled duty so there where some minor errors. But bottom line is...More

2  Thank marc s
Reviewed 20 April 2012

We shared the Arugula salad, served with prosciutto wrapped shrimp, artichokes and goat cheese. It was really, really good. I ordered a special of Tilapia with artichokes and olives that was good, but I don't think I would order it again. My friend ordered the...More

2  Thank ErinisTrying
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Nicely redone bar and restaurant area in the rear, they just reopened and the menu is small, however have been adding to it. We ordered specials both times and were not disappointed. It was pretty emplty both times we went so food came out right...More

2  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 12 February 2012

You have to feel a little bad for a nice place that is nearly empty at 6PM on a Saturday evening. Not that Dover is a hotbed of nightlife, but still... The Laughing Lion is something of a Dover institution, though it has been recently...More

2  Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The Laughing Lion recently re-opened, with a "Gastropub" theme, and we were intrigued enough to go try it. Right off the bat, there was an issue because they were having a big party (in a private room), and at the last minute, had to take...More

2  Thank Kori P
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  • Address: 40 N Sussex St, Ste 1, Dover, NJ 07801-3987
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 973-328-1800
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