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Lorenzo's Restaurant & Cabaret

1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314-3410
+1 718-477-2400
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“polenta” (3 reviews)
“short ribs” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314-3410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hotel front desk recommended us to try this place. This place was within walking distance from our hotel. It was Thursday evening. The place had plenty of room. The menu featured fine dining dishes; and the waiter provided us with a list of specials of...More

Thank watsonk
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was impressed with the interior. Service was good, but was hard to judge considering it was midweek and only one other table was full. Ordered a pork chop ($26) which was good, just not outstanding. Also had the chicken scarpariello ($19), which I did...More

Thank FLB18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The appetizer of polenta was disgusting. Not any kind of polenta I've ever tasted. The sauce wasn't bad but the serving was small and tasted almost like a bland custard. The files marechiara was a dried piece of frozen, not fresh,filet with some tomato sauce....More

Thank freshpeetza2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Lorenzo's with a friend to celebrate a special occasion. I love the quiet elegance of this restaurant and the servers attention to our every need. My friend was here for the first time and had the flank steak, which she stated was perfect....More

Thank dorothy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free dinner was just ok. Salad was good, entre was soso,didnt finish it (bland, no taste chicken). Desert was cookies. Perhaps the actual restaurant menu would be better. But I wouldn't go back to try it.

Thank whitey35
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We have been to Lorenzo's only for breakfast, once a year, with friends following a high school reunion. Consistently, the service at breakfast is just plain unacceptable. We had to beg for coffee and tea, and when we tried to serve ourselves from the side...More

Thank cararro
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were at Lorenzo for Sunday brunch many times last visit 2 weeks ago party of 10 As the increase in price is understandable as years goes by but the reduction of the items offered,the advertise of Prosciutto di Parma and served local prosciutto plus...More

Thank Silvio G
Kimberly P, Hilton Garden Inn (Staten Island) General Manager at Lorenzo's Restaurant & Cabaret, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Silvio, your experience is not indicative of the stellar service we strive to provide for our guests. Please reach out to us with your preferred contact information: we'd like to get in touch to further discuss your brunch experience and address your concerns.

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was the fourth visit to Lorenzo's, and when I get to visit Staten Island, I make it a point to dine here. A super treat is the Sunday Brunch, yet my Wednesday night dinner was superb, due to quality, taste, presentation, and service. Daniel...More

Thank Robert G
Kimberly P, Hilton Garden Inn (Staten Island) General Manager at Lorenzo's Restaurant & Cabaret, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Robert, thank you for this wonderful review. We strive to make our guests happy, and we are thrilled that you are a Lorenzo's regular. We can't wait to see you, and hope that you will dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Always love the brunch at Lorenzo's; the food is VERY good, the service is fine, the ambience is terrific. Sure it's gotten very crowded in recent months... it's that enjoyable. Mr. Nicotra, owner of the restaurant and the hotel (Hilton Garden Inn), stopped by our...More

Thank Matt I
Kimberly P, Hilton Garden Inn (Staten Island) General Manager at Lorenzo's Restaurant & Cabaret, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for this wonderful review, Matt! We are so happy that you've enjoyed your experiences with us. Our owners, Lois & Richard Nicotra, and our staff are proud to go above and beyond to ensure our guests' satisfaction. We are thrilled to hear that you...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

I was at Lorenzo's for Brunch on Sunday I was very disappointed with the food selection. I had looked at the menu selection on line boy was I surprised when I saw the selection that was out Menu on line -Sushi, no Sushi Special fish,...More

Thank nyphyllis
Kimberly P, General Manager at Lorenzo's Restaurant & Cabaret, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. that's not what we usually hear about our menu. We have some menu items that are award-winning, signature items. We will relay this information with our chefs and restaurant staff and we hope we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314-3410
    (Lois Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-477-2400
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