MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Zagat released its list on May 12 of the Top 50 Best Restaurants in New Jersey, including two places in Maplewood.

French restaurant Lorena's (168 Maplewood Ave.) was ranked #5, and Arturo's Osteria & Pizzera (180 Maplewood Ave.) was ranked #50 on the Zagat list of Top Restaurants in New Jersey.

Lorena's was also recognized by Zagat on two "Best of the Best" lists for Most Romantic restaurant and for New Jersey's Best Restaurant Service.

Arturo's also received additional accolades as one of New Jersey's Best Cheap Eats.