These South Orange Area Eateries Will Make For a Perfect Valentine’s Day Destination

Valentines Day dinner

Valentine’s Day is coming up here in the South Orange area on Friday, Feb. 14, but don’t worry – we have lots of eateries near your Gaslight Commons apartment that are sure to impress your Valentine this year.

If you’re debating over which local eatery to make a reservation at to celebrate this romantic holiday, check out the restaurants below. You won’t have to travel far and you’re sure to have a meal that both you and your date won’t forget!

Restaurant Lorena’s, located at 168 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood which is six minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is an upscale restaurant delivering French haute cuisine in an intimate, bistro-like setting.

Since the doors of Restaurant Lorena’s opened in June 2005, Chef Campos has been offering his interpretation of haute cuisine deeply rooted in French technique and inspired by the seasons. As an alumnus of the C.I.A. and a graduate of many renowned kitchens, Chef Campos has sourced the seasonal bounty offered up by the many local farms throughout the state.

Highlawn Pavilion, located at 1 Crest Dr, West Orange which is 18 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is an upscale West Orange destination for New American cuisine with an outdoor bar and Manhattan views.

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 New American fare with European flair. Culinary treasures are prepared in its striking exhibition kitchen, which caps the restaurant’s stunning décor.


Restaurant Lorena’s

168 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-4460


Highlawn Pavilion

1 Crest Dr, West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-3463

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