The Mimosa is a classic drink of any weekend brunch. A little orange juice and some champagne or Prosecco and you’ve got a citrusy and sweet cocktail that complements the saltiness of bacon or the syrup on your pancakes. As Montclair and its neighboring towns have no shortage of brunch spots, we’ve made a list of places in Montclair you can enjoy this classic morning drink all year -round.
Cloverleaf Tavern | 395 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
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This Sunday brunch spot offers an all-you-can-eat buffet from 10AM to 2PM every week. The buffet includes unlimited coffee, tea, juice, and soda, and one complimentary Mimosa, a glass of Champagne, or a Bloody Mary. This Irish pub offers a choice of omelets, pancakes, french toast, and other breakfast classics, along with a meat carving station, salad bar, pasta, and of course corned beef hash.
Egan & Sons | 116 Walnut Street, Montclair
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Egan & sons sources from local farms and pastures specialize in a seasonal list of house-brewed ales and boasts thirty-four classic and craft brews on tap. This spot a fan favorite for good reason. Next time you stop by for brunch, don’t forget to order a mimosa!
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Faubourg | 544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
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This French brasserie in the heart of Montclair serves up a seasonal fare in style complete with killer mimosas. The bi-level indoor/outdoor eatery is a must-visit for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Fitzgerald’s 1928 | 13 Herman Street, Glen Ridge
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This Glen Ridge restaurant offers a classic brunch menu, with entree options like avocado toast, steak and eggs, and pancakes. You can pair any entree with a Mimosa by the glass, or go bottomless for an extra $10. Fitzgerald’s also has a Bloody Mary and St. Germain cocktails for a boozy brunch.
Halcyon | 114 Walnut Street, Montclair
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Halcyon, known for its vibrant cocktails and dishes, is a great venue to enjoy a brunch mimosa. The croissant french toast is the perfect pairing for the dish. The lobster benedict doesn’t disappoint either!
The Oakley | 789 Bloomfield Avenue, Nutley
The Oakley, a Nutley gastropub, named after the famed Annie Oakley, offers two seatings for Sunday brunch at 12PM and 2PM. The menu offers a mix of brunch classics like Texas Toast French Toast and Huevos Rancheros to more unique offerings like the Jersey Devil Pie, a breakfast pizza. Pair any of these with a classic Mimosa.
MYMO (Make your own Mimosa)
These restaurants are BYOB where you can bring your favorite bottle of Champagne or sparkling wine and the restaurant will provide the orange juice.
Le Salbuen | 97 Walnut Street, Montclair
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Le Salbuen is BYOB-friendly and offers a menu with a lot of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. The restaurant offers a mix of breakfast classics like pancakes and breakfast sandwiches to dishes with an international flair like Croque Madame Empanadas and Portuguese french toast.
Raymond’s | 28 Church Street, Montclair
This classic diner has something for everybody to enjoy. Raymond’s offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 8AM to 4 PM. You can order something from their Breakfast All Day menu or pair your Mimosa with one of the delicious sandwiches.
Toast | 700 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
Known for their signature pancakes, Toast is a brunch spot for those who love something sweet. Pancake options range from classic buttermilk to rich red velvet. For those who like something more savory, there’s also breakfast eggs and a lunch menu with delicious sandwiches and salads. And the eatery is more than happy to provide orange juice for a Mimosa.