The holidays are arriving soon, and Thanksgiving is here. Now is the time to make plans with your loved ones and decide how to spend quality time together while enjoying delicious holiday food Thanksgiving has to offer. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up the list of restaurants and bars in and around Montclair that will be open on Thanksgiving Day as well as any special menus and prix-fixe offerings available. Read on for the list of spots open on Thanksgiving in the Montclair and greater Essex County area.
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The Brookdale | 1099 Broad Street, Bloomfield
Hours: Reservations start at 12:30PM
Special Menu: There’s a special Thanksgiving menu here that includes a kale salad with acorn squash, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, and a maple vinaigrette, as well as a platter of Thanksgiving fare — which includes roast turkey, cornbread stuffing, broccoli souffle, and more. The regular menu will also be available. Browse the full Thanksgiving menu here.
Faubourg | 544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
Hours: 12PM – 8PM
Special Menu: Choose from a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts, as well as handcrafted cocktails, wines by the glass, beer, and more. Some of the dishes include free-range turkey, ricotta agnolotti + artichoke, daily oysters, roasted chicken + brussel sprouts, and more. Check out the full menu here.
Fresca Da Franco | 15 Church Street, Montclair
Hours: 12PM – 8PM
Special Menu: The Thanksgiving menu here includes dishes like arancini, stuffed Berkshire pork chops, butternut squash risotto, sausage classic turkey stuffing, and more. Browse the full menu here.
Palazzo Pasta Company | 33 Walnut Street, Montclair
Palazzo will be open on Thanksgiving day but has yet to release hours/menus. Check back for updates.
Sweet Kitchen | 533 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair