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The Manor Restaurant

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111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-4202 (Corner of Woodland Ave. and Prospect Ave.)
+1 973-731-2360
09:30 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 09:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 21:00
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Staten Island, New York
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on Manor from past experiences.Their were 22 of us.Well for the most part things have changed and not for the better.Grounds and restaurant is still beautiful.We all thought food for most part was just average.You can no longer help yourself to Lobster they serve you 1 at a time.Meats were a bit tough.Shrimp and oysters always good.Desserts very... More 

Thank Duniman123
Morristown, New Jersey
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is for the lobster buffer. And that is all that it should be, just the lobster. First, service was horrible. Waited 20 minutes for a bottle of wine when there were only about 30 people in the place. Ok. I get it. Then during the buffet they were not even replacing silverware, etc. If you want to be... More 

Thank ted r
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful venue for a wedding. The ceremony was held outside, the only problem was it was a bit too dark and work have been nicer if it took place earlier in the day. The room for the cocktail hour was fantastic and the food delicious. The reception meal was outrageous, with a choice of Chateaubriand, parmesan encrusted chicken or red... More 

Thank Nancy B
new jersey
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I usually hate buffets, Not this one. It's called the Lobster Buffet but that isn't close to describing what you can have unlimited portions of. Skip all the standards go right for the Lobster,Prime Rib,Leg of Lamb and ,Carved Turkey Breast. After several trips ,work your way down to all the great side dishes.Save room for dessert there must be... More 

Thank tinksr324
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Brought my wife here for her Birthday. Lovely experience and food / service was amazing. Will def come back

Thank Cltek
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The reception facilities were excellent. food was terrific. well prepared and well presented...EXCEPT: if you are going to have a carvery for openers during cocktail time, you HAVE to either cut bite-sized pieces only or provide knives. a small slab of meat is impossible to eat correctly. Service as very slow, especially between courses. VERY tasty food and very courteous... More 

Thank jnjr
Wayne, New Jersey
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whether it's my family, co workers or friends, the Manor is usually our "go to" place. You can never go wrong when you want the best food, ambiance, service and affordability. Parking is FREE, with lots of spaces, and valet parking is also available.The garden in summer is beautiful especially the fountain and gazebo, perfect for weddings.

Thank pippinllanes
Trumbull Ct
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We recently went to The Manor Lobster Buffet. We have been here many times before and I noticed a definite change in variety and quality of the food. We went on a Friday night and the cost was $67.95 per person before tax and gratuities. The choice of entrees was a definite letdown for the price. I felt like they... More 

Thank moonman78
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to the Manor for the seafood buffet for about 20 years and have usually loved it. Last night was an exception. We came to celebrate my father's 85th birthday and we were so disappointed . First of all when we were seated, the host didn't pull out the heavy chair for my elderly mother. I think... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Took my wife on a Saturday evening to the Manor for her 50th Birthday celebration. We had been to the Manor 3 other occasions and wanted it to be a special evening. The waiter staff was extremely attentive as I informed them of my wife's birthday. We were seated in front of the piano in the center of the room... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052-4202
    (Corner of Woodland Ave. and Prospect Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Bloomfield Avenue/Verona bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-731-2360

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?