Easter is right around the corner and some are finally ready to step out and celebrate a holiday with family. Brunch is a popular Easter meal and it’s made that much better by being able to dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy a nice Easter meal out of the house. We’ve compiled a list of eateries in Montclair that deliver a strong brunch game and also take reservations for you and your family to enjoy a nice Easter meal out. Read on for the complete list of brunch spots in Montclair to take advantage of this Easter.
Fascino | 331 Bloomfield Avenue
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Named one of the 30 Best Restaurants in Jersey by NJ Monthly, Fascino serves modern and seasonal Italian cuisine in an intimate setting. All of the pasta is made in-house and proteins are sourced from local mongers and butchers. ICYMI – Fascino is open for brunch every Sunday and serves elevated classics like cacio de pepo scrambled eggs and Tuscan eggs Benedict.
Fresco da Franco | 15 Church Street
A fine dining experience, unlike any other, Fresco da Franco, offers a weekend brunch menu that can’t be beaten. Make a reservation for your family on Easter Sunday to indulge in menu items such as crunchy croissant French toast, crispy calamari salad, Gnocchi da Franco, and more.
Halcyon | 114 Walnut Street
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This modern, upscale Walnut Street eatery offers a seafood-centered brunch menu every Sunday from 11:30AM-3PM. For seafood lovers, Halcyon offers a raw bar, sushi bar, and entrees such as Alaskan king crab risotto, paella, and cilantro-crusted cod. If you’re not a seafood lover, Halcyon provides options for everyone else, including spicy steak tacos, filet mignon, and organic pan-roasted chicken.
Montclair Diner | 613 Valley Road
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If your family is a little more casual for the holidays, don’t sleep on the Montclair Diner. With vibes similar to your run-of-the-mill, 24-hour eatery, Montclair Diner elevates the experience with a family-style dining option. Choose from a menu priced either per family or individually for breakfast or lunch. Family-style breakfast includes choices of baked souffle or scrambled eggs, meat, pancakes, or french toast, and a brunch of either chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, or yummy french toast. If you’re the kind who hears brunch and immediately thinks of lunch food, Montclair Diner’s family-style lunch menu includes a list of sandwiches and burgers to mix and match with a choice of side and soup or salad.
Raymonds | 28 Church Street
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Raymond’s bright and cheerful vibe pays homage to New Jersey’s greatest diners with a modern twist. The waitstaff is friendly, the décor is retro, and the food is on point. Make your own omelet, eat every homemade potato chip on the plate, and don’t ignore the specials – they’re always enticing.
Uncle Momo | 702 Bloomfield Avenue
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HG readers may be familiar with the name of this Lebanese/French spot from its sister location in Jersey City. With a brunch menu that offers everything from Momo’s Breakfast (two eggs served with hummus, tabouli, labneh, pita, and mixed greens) to savory crepes, you can’t go wrong celebrating your holy Sunday at Uncle Momo.