Highlawn Pavilion: Northern New Jersey’s Top Fine Dining Destination

Highlawn Pavilion, one of New Jersey’s most elegant fine-dining and special event venues, offers beautiful landscapes, stunning New York City skyline views, and eye-catching details. Let our staff accommodate your next dining night out. Whatever you have in mind, Highlawn Pavilion is here to support you with our dedicated staff and delicious fine dining options that are sure to impress. Our extensive family-friendly dining list ensures that there will be something for everyone attending your dinner party.

Having served the local Montclair, Ridgewood and Summit areas, The Highlawn has six decades of established NJ upscale dining standards. Our hospitality staff aims to learn from every person that comes to dine at Highlawn Pavilion. Our team believes that breathtaking views and fine dining can be found in one location. We have integrated these two elements to provide guests with top-notch service with highly-rated cuisine. Highlawn Pavilion ensures that your dinner event or night out will be remembered as a relaxing experience – enjoyed by all friends and family.

The Best Fine Dining Location in Northern New Jersey

Since 1986, the Knowles family has dedicated themselves to elevating casual dining cuisine in the local area by offering our guests only the best locally sourced ingredients and dishes. Conveniently located in West Orange, New Jersey, the Highlawn Pavilion is the perfect location for our North Jersey locals. Our culinary experts have carefully crafted an exquisite menu and wine list based on our location. Sitting on Eagle Rock Reservation, our indoor dining rooms offer diners with a spectacular view while selecting from our unique lunch and dinner menus. With vegetarian entrees, seafood selections, and steak dinner options, our food encompasses what Highlawn Pavilion is all about – classic high-end dining.

For the best family-friendly restaurant options, Highlawn Pavilion is here to meet all of your fine-dining needs. If you’re planning a special Valentine’s Day dinner, Mother’s Day outing, or dinner for two just because, trust the chefs at Highlawn Pavilion.

Reserving a table at Highlawn Pavilion has never been easier. Call us at (973) 731-3463 or reserve a table through the Open Table app. Here, you can be sure that your children and extended family leave happy having had a great sit-down dinner with a comfortable and enjoyable ambiance.

Family-Friendly Fine Dining & Group Events

At Highlawn Pavilion you can easily plan a birthday dinner for all ages or a casual dining outing with friends. For a bustling atmosphere, enjoy live music in our bar and piano rooms every Saturday. This is a great transition space for post-dinner date nights and group outings where you can enjoy our wine-by-the-glass and micro-brew options. In addition, our outdoor patio at Highlawn offers the best panoramic view of the city. Here, you can enjoy our upscale New American cuisine during the spring, summer, and even fall months. For family dinners and dinner for two, our main dining area is the classic space where individuals of all ages will feel comfortable. Enjoy the views and 5-star cuisine in our main dining room during any season.

For mid-sized groups and private parties, your celebratory dinner can be held in our renowned Wine Cellar Room. This space offers the privacy and celebratory atmosphere for all birthday dinners and milestone events. For these events, our full-service fine dining restaurant will build a menu that is specifically tailored to you and your guests so that they may enjoy the limitless vegetarian, seafood, and steak dining options we have to offer. All of our rooms and dining spaces highlight our wine program that pairs perfectly with all of the farm-fresh options on our menus.

Farm To Table Cuisine: Locally Sourced, High-End Fine Dining

Highlawn Pavilion continues to break local culinary barriers in the tri-state area. Highlawn Pavilion’s culinary team is known for its use of locally grown and sourced ingredients that take our menus to the highest standard. The farm at Pleasantdale Chateau, our sister location, serves as the backbone for all of our culinary efforts. The 40-acre estate is home to our naturally grown produce, fruit tree orchard, and greenhouses that support us during the winter months. Less than a mile away from Highlawn Pavilion, we always have fresh ingredients readily available so you can be sure you’re only receiving the highest quality every time you dine with us. At Highlawn Pavilion, ethical and clean ingredients continue to be at the forefront of our farm to table dining.

The Highlawn Pavilion Fine Dining Standard

No matter what kind of evening you are planning, Highlawn Pavilion is here to provide you with limitless culinary and menu options. From opulent sit-down family dinners to casual fine dining for two, the possibilities for your next outing are endless. Our driven dining staff is centered around the same goal – constructing and professionally executing a fine dining venue like no other. With our successful farm-to-table endeavors, Highlawn Pavilion has set the standard for 5-star cuisine.

When you choose to dine at Highlawn Pavilion, you will be exposed to our heart-stopping landscapes, accommodating dining staff, and a wide variety dinner menu, making us one of New Jersey’s most sought-after fine dining restaurants. We look forward to working with and serving every individual that steps through our doors and as always, Highlawn Pavilion here to make sure that everything is taken care of so you can focus on creating memories that will stay with you and your loved one for years to come.

To reserve a table or to learn more about our fine dining menus, give us a call at (973) 731-3463.

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