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La Lanterna

29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
+1 201-444-5520
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy dinner at this friendly, family owned and operated classic Italian restaurant. Attractive setting with several nicely decorated dining rooms. Great menu and creative specials, reasonably priced, BYO with a small parking lot in the rear of the building make this a go to...More

Thank paul3776
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Had a 6:30 reservation and we're seated promptly. We're about to be seated by a family of screaming kids and they were very accommodating putting us outside. Table for two was perfect on a semi rainy night because it was undercover. Very cozy. Server and...More

Thank kenandkarenr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time as always. Joanne and Paul made us feel at home. La Lanterna is always the best place for a special occasion. Food is great as well as the service

Thank machkasdad
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Located on the other side of the train station, La Lanterna doesn't get nearly the attention the restaurant deserves. It all starts with the ownership... it's family owned and the owners go out of their way to greet patrons and make them feel welcome. Food...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We really enjoyed La Lenterna. The food is excellent here. We also like that it is a BYOB, so we can bring our favorite bottle of wine. We ordered the calamari for an appetizer. It was really good, and the salads were also a great...More

Thank roha19
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great variety of food. Always consistent and tasty. Great service too. Highly recommended. Have never been disappointed.

Thank Shargomo
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Thankfully being with friends was the important part. Wait staff was great. appetizers were great... but I knew when I was finishing my salad and they were hovering to clear that the entrees were ready to be served. We had an 8:30 pm dinner reservation....More

1  Thank 931carolync
Reviewed 31 October 2016

we were incredibly disappointed in our meal here. INCREDIBLY. we're relatively new to the area, and Lanterna came well recommended. let's start with the good - the service. attentive, respectful, enthusiastic. now let's talk about the bad - the food. i got the mussel "special"...More

1  Thank juanleche
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our friends and my wife and I dined at La Lanterna this past Saturday. The restaurant is a warm and cozy byob Italian. On Friday and Saturday there are two seatings; either 6 and 6:30 or 8 and 8:30. We tried appetizers of breaded artichokes,...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Loved the mussels app. And scallops special was great. But the highlight of our dinner was our server Alex. He was very professional and attentive and at the same time friendly. We will definitely visit again

Thank Bijitaa
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3132
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-444-5520
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