Lola Restaurant

4.7
288 reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Italian Restaurant BYOB. . .
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4.7
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipSatin4me
72 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

What a great surprise! We were unexpectedly in this area and went to Lola for a late afternoon lunch/early dinner in this warm comfy restaurant. We started with mussels in a Fra Diavelo sauce that was perfectly spiced. Warm crusty bread soaked up the delicious sauce.
Their striped bass special was incredible as well as the veal portobello. And the vodka sauce on the gluten-free pasta could not have been better. (That pasta is often poorly cooked in other restaurants, but here it was absolutely perfect). The flaming fruit dessert finished off this delightful meal. I will DEFINITELY be back for more of chef Marco’s creations!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was delicious. We had the cowboy steak and the lobster risotto. Both very good! Place could use some updating. One side is a pizzeria the other a restaurant. Would like to try pizza next time.

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vipExcellent
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Baby arugula salad was amazing. I had the risotto special. Beef was a bit tough. Risotto had mushrooms in it which I'm not a fan of. I would like to go back to try a different dish. For lunch, I thought it was a bit pricey. Service was excellent, so I'd give it another try.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and apps. It’s BYOB 🙏🏽

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ARfromNJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really enjoyed Lola's...food was very good. My husband said it was the best veal parmesan that he had in a long time. Food prep was great...I had the pasta with clams in white sauce. Loved it! It's BYOB and the prices were reasonable. Service was good. Covid 19 protocols seemed to be followed.
We even had dessert...delish!
Parking was easy. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marci was great !! Took my wife and mother in law out for a nice lunch ! Food was great

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Faith
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very accommodating with diet issues. Friendly knowledgeable service.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Ordered take out from there and it was good. (I ordered the chicken parm sub and it wasn’t good but everyone else liked their food). Went to eat at the restaurant for dinner in April 2021. There was ONLY one waiter for 7/8 tables. Everything took so long! For appetizer, we ordered a flatbread with prosciutto and figs and we did not like it. White pizza was a little too salty. The gnocchi was delicious! Ordered the chocolate lava cake for dessert and it was mediocre.

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Russmcal
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great find - wonderful restaurant with a great menu. There were 4 people in our party and everyone enjoyed their lunch. The salads were delicious as well as the chicken Milanese and eggplant rollatini. The waiters were so friendly and the service was excellent. We don't live in the area but will definitely go back next time we're near there.

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vipGarden2Kitchen
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service and great value.

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vipShotgunslade
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was good and portions were ample. Salad was particularly good. Had mussels and sausage appetizer, also good., Ambience is strange, almost seedy. Definitely a neighborhood place and the neighborhood is rural central NJ.

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TheresaR
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent!! Our waitress Diane was so efficient and personable. Will definitely be coming back to this restaurant!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious and it was perfect for date night. They're also BYOB.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The food was very good, would definitely come back. Servers were nice, but on the slow side. It’s BYOB which is nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience2

We dined at Lola’s years ago in the prior location and enjoyed it. This was our first time at their newer location and it totally lacked a good atmosphere. Lights were really bright and I think the walls were bare. However, the food was wonderful and at a fair price point. Our waitress, Myra, was very busy serving all tables (I assume due to Covid), but she was also attentive. We would definitely return but not for date night.

JP
vipJoelP
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorites that never disappoints. Superb quality and quantity of food.

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RussR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fresh, I want to be the one to convince everyone to eat here quality food great ambiance.

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vipMikeG
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Nice byob with good service but could use some updating.

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BarbaraR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The service is great. The menu choices are unlimited. The food is delicious. Appetizing and served hot. Lola’s goes out of their to please the customer.
Been there several times and plan to go bavk.

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DonnaV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great recommendations from servers and food was great Service was excellent and we will definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place! It's truly a hidden gem. It's tucked away, quiet and the food is amazing. They have the BEST fried Calamari. It's so delicious. The waiter is always so nice, patient and attentive. They have several Italian food choices. Definitely take your friends and family here. They give an abundance of Italian style food.

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wxman
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The four of us enjoyed our meals at Lola. Two of had the veal/portabella and fig dish.
The portions were plentiful and prices reasonable

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JamesB
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is very good and the service is always excellent. They have a very nice collection of dishes and a good mix of fish and meat. They had outside dinning and still using it. I hope they keep this for next year. This is a BYOB

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vipMustTryLocal
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was exceptional and the food wonderful also! We had the Tilapia with shrimp and Vodka Rigatoni. The soups were delicious and I truly enjoyed the special salad with pineapple, strawberries and goat cheese. Going back soon! Try this place. It’s a real find.

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vipGabeR
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Loved the pork chop Milanese and my wife’s lobster risotto was excellent- highly recommend it :)

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service at Lolas

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DeniseB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and the food was delicious. It's a byob which is perfect for me

JP
vipJoelP
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorites that never disappoints. Excellent quality and quantity of food.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love this place. Their limited menu is like the best of the best, they know what their customers like! My god that champagne cream sauce is heavenly.

MJ
vipMelissaJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always delicious!

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NicoleP
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food yet again, wonderful service by Myra. This place is a pure winner, every time.

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BarbaraR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Our waitress was excellent, food was hot and delicious. Can't wait to go back!!!

NP
NicoleP
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love this place! A true hidden gem. Excellent service, spectacular food and presentation. Will definitely be returning!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great service an delicious food!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even though dining was outside service and quality was good. Menu was limited but had what we wanted.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just incredible

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vipmkelly3520
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food.

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Hillary
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I had the Pasta Purses--delicious! The service was a little off--one of us never got her Diet Coke, and the dessert was very late in arriving. Otherwise, everything was fine.

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HalM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

After five visits [parties of 4, 6 and 8] during the last few months, my friends and I have not been disappointed. Consistently outstanding service and food. But Lola’s signage is too small to see given its proximity to its driveway. For newcomers, I tell my friends to slow down upon seeing the Puppy Palace sign.

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vipScottF
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and service.

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Lola Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 288 OpenTable diners.

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