Where to Eat in Montclair Post-Sandy


No power? No problem! Here's a quick list of local restaurants who will be open for dinner service tonight:

554 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair
556 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair
173 Glenridge Ave., Montclair
183 Glenridge Ave., Montclair
True North Osteria (abbreviated menu)
345 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair
Toast (breakfast, lunch)
700 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair
108 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair
215 Bellevue Ave., Montclair
412 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield
7 Park St., Montclair
608 Valley Rd., Montclair
608 Valley Rd., Montclair
We will continue to update as information comes in.   
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NJ Restaurants Open on the Fourth of July

If standing over a hot grill isn't your idea of a good time, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate Independence Day. Here are a few restaurants that will be open this Wednesday, July 4th, 2012.

We will continue to update as information comes in. If there is a particular restaurant you are curious about, ask in comments and we'll do the leg work.


Albert's, (973) 233-0300

32 Church St.

Montclair, NJ 07042

Albert's is offering a southern style brunch on July 4th from 11am to 3. Discounts on are available on Patch, Yelp! and for anyone who signs up on the website.

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Pie Store is Open Again


This Just In! The Pie Store, located at 100 Watchung Avenue, Montclair is OPEN!

Owner, Samantha Codling, has returned from her well-deserved summer break, and has once again opened the door to The Pie Store, ready to serve up pies and "home-baked British savouries" to her loyal pie lovers. 

Following two days of extensive pie prep, Samantha says the pies will be ready for customers around 3 pm today.

The Pie Store Telephone: (973) 744-4424



Authentically Mexican in Bloomfield

For all the devotees of Taqueria Autentica Mexican food truck at the Montclair Farmer's Market, the new namesake restaurant on Broad Street in Bloomfield will not disappoint. And for all those new to chef Michael Natiello’s brand of Mexican food (myself included), it will definitely not disappoint.

With the doors flung open to let in the sunshine and the breeze, the teal walls of the restaurant and wooden tables give the whole place an almost beachy vibe. The food too tastes like it was prepared somewhere beachy, with its fresh, local ingredients and tangy flavor combinations.

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