Where To Dine With a View in South Orange

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Here in South Orange, we have no shortage of amazing views to choose from. Of course, there’s no better time to enjoy a beautiful view than with a delicious meal, so our many top-notch restaurants here in town have worked to pair the two at their dining areas.

If you’re looking for a meal with a great view, then you don’t have to look much further than your Gaslight Commons neighborhood – check out these nearby restaurants to get that ‘Wow’ factor for your next bite.

McLoone’s Boathouse, located at 9 Cherry Ln, West Orange which is nine minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is known for its waterside dining and raw bar at this modern American restaurant which also includes a flagstone patio with reservoir views.

Located within the South Mountain Recreation Complex, McLoone’s Boathouse sits on the banks of the reservoir, showcasing spectacular views to customers. Plus, keeping with the tradition of Tim McLoone’s other locations, the menu offers American cuisine that appeals to the entire family.

Highlawn Pavilion, located at 1 Crest Dr, West Orange which is 15 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is an upscale destination for New American cuisine with an outdoor bar and Manhattan views.

Located atop Essex County Eagle Rock Reservation, Highlawn Pavilion’s striking view of Manhattan is only the beginning of an extraordinary dining experience. The impressive grand vistas are matched by its unique brand of food with European flair. Culinary treasures are prepared in its striking exhibition kitchen, which caps the restaurant’s stunning décor.


McLoone’s Boathouse

9 Cherry Ln, West Orange, NJ 07052

(862) 252-7108


Highlawn Pavilion

1 Crest Dr, West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-3463

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