The Laurel 175 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Owned by Lauren and Dennis Dywer, the Laurel is a family restaurant located on Maplewood Avenue. The Laurel is…More open for breakfast, lunch and dinner six days-a-week, offering an eclectic menu featuring European-influenced American comfort food including, biscuits with homemade jam and honey butter, seasonal soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, roasted chicken, seafood and more.
Restaurant Lorena's 168 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 This small, exquisite French restaurant with a seasonal menu (high-end French with an American accent) came to downtown…More Maplewood in 2005. Named after Lorena Campos, who co-owns the restaurant with her husband (and chef) Humberto Campos Jr., Lorena's uses fresh ingredients and produce from local farmer's markets and has received rave reviews from the New York Times, the Star-Ledger (which named it the number two restaurant in all of New Jersey), Zagat and others. Reservations should be made three to four weeks in advance.
iLand Breeze Cafe & Catering 1901 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Owned by Avalia Moore, iLand Breeze Cafe & Catering serves delicious Southern and Caribbean cuisine to residents of…More Maplewood. The restaurant uses organic meats, vegetables, herbs and spices in all its home-style recipes. Patrons can enjoy the charming restaurant atmosphere while trying the mouthwatering dishes put together by the chef. The restaurant also offers weekly Caribbean specials with an array of items for vegetarians, diabetics and kids. You can call ahead to place an order or even have it delivered to your home.
Coda Kitchen & Bar, formerly of Springfield Avenue, moved to Maplewood Village as Indigo Kitchen & Bar back…More in 2009, adding a new zest to Maplewood's downtown. Owners Lance and Bradley, despite the location switch, still serve their classic Kansas City barbecue that they have offered since 2002.
Coda Kitchen & Bar features an extra-large bar, which serves cocktails and a wide menu of barbequed recipes. Some of the favorites on the menu include grilled short rib, red velvet cake, beef brisket and honey barbecue wings.
The restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and also serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday.