Rated 5 out of 5 by extraneous Outstanding coat
Terrific coat. Warm, water proof, comfortable, fits perfectly with our without underlayer, great size, number and convenient locations of pockets, two-way zipper works easily, typical great LL Bean quality and value; absolutely no complaints.
February 23, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by eightcoveyday Nor'easter Commuter Coat not inviting to wear
Too early to tell how it will measure up against the cold, but the outside fabric is very stiff and uninviting. Because of the stiffness and length of coat, it is difficult to get the zipper started - takes several attempts - which is annoying. My only hope at present is that it will soften with wear and become more comfortable to use.
September 25, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by yippie70 More of the Same
I have nothing new to add to the scores of negative reviews of this jacket. It's bulky, heavy, uncomfortably so, the zipper is hard to manage, and on and on...I can't say anything about its warmth because I bought it last month in August for winter wear, but returned it two days after it arrived...
September 3, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by sanjuan787 I Do not Recommend--Not the usual LL bean quality
I am a regular LL Bean customer and used to high quality Bean merchandise. However, I think this item got past the buyers.
This is a warm coat and good value. Moreover, the pockets are very handy and convenient.
This jacket is very heavy, rigid and feels like your wearing a straight jacket-- not soft and comfortable.Moreover, the material is very drab and not very fashionable-- looks almost like a garment you would find inside an institution. Also, all of the complaints regarding the hard to close zipper are true-- I tired repeatedly to close the coat and had major difficulties-Last but not least-- this jacket attracts lint like no other-- if you have pets, you will find that lint an pet hair will have to be removed very regularly.
I like the concept of the coat, I just wish that Bean used better materials, which were soft, light and warm-- please jazz up the next version!
January 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jbmbaa Exactly What I Want
It's good-looking enough to wear to the office. It's long enough to cover a sport jacket or suit coat. It's plenty warm enough (it was 8 below zero last night.) Some reviewers say it's too "heavy". Not true. Plenty of pockets. Very heavy-duty zipper. It's exactly what I need for Maine winters.
January 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by weilly Very Warm, Great Looking & High Quality
I have been looking for a well fitting, toasty warm and functional winter coat. I have found the L.L. bean Nor'easter coat to have all these qualities. I have worn it many mornings this December where the temperatures have been in single digits and it has kept me toasty warm. Great choice and a great coat. I wish I had owned this coat a few years ago. I know I would have been more comfortable if I had.
January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by eammann Comfortable
Great coat, well tailored and warm.
January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mickey66 Great coat
Gortex is all that my husband wants to wear. I bought this coat to replace one that finally wore out. It is a good replacement. Thank you!
December 26, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by bass1600 Good warm coat!
I was going to get another Baxter State (would have been #4) but I did not like the look of the new exterior fabric. The Nor'easter is really nice, but I find it bulkier than I expected and a bit difficult to get the zipper started. Good for being outdoors but bulky for driving.
December 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by haphaphappy Great, warm jacket
This is a great jacket. Very warm and comfortable, even in sub-zero weather. I looked at many stores but could not find anything comparable. Despite its warmth, it is light weight. I bought the longer version last winter and was so happy with it that I bought the jacket this year for my son. Some people complained about the zipper, but I've never experienced any problems. I am 6 feet tall and weigh 185 lbs. I bought the XL regular and find it quite roomy and comfortable.My son is the same height and weight, and the XL regular jacket fits him very well. The coat goes a little below the knee; the jacket goes a few inches below the butt.. Highly recommend this product for anyone who spends alot of time out in the cold. It makes my daily commute alot more bearable.
December 12, 2013