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A List of Women-Owned Businesses in Montclair

by Gabriela Lachapel O'Brien
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It’s no secret that we are spoiled with great locally-owned small businesses here in the Essex County area — especially women-owned businesses. From prestigious artists to educational leaders to fitness experts and beyond, the Montclair area is home to many amazing women entrepreneurs.  We’ve compiled a list of women-owned businesses to support in Montclair (including co-owned businesses) so you can support these local ladies. Read on for a list of women-owned businesses in Montclair.

Please note: We continuously add to this list at any time, no one was left out intentionally. Please email hello@themontclairgirl.com to suggest additions to the list.

Adapt Physical Therapy | 8 Lackawanna Plaza, Suite A

Adapt Physical Therapy

Help alleviate pain from everyday activities or recover from surgery with a team of professionals looking to provide the highest quality of care.

Ahava Felicidad | 4 Midland Avenue

Ahava Felicidad Hair

Ahava Felicidad specializes in all things natural in the beauty and wellness realm. This holistic practice is also meant to assist individuals hoping to use products that are free of chemicals. Ultimately, leading them to live a clean lifestyle.

Alchemy Scent Bar | 30 Church Street

Deanna Critchley

Guests can make their own custom-scented candles and bath products, or pick from pre-mixed blends at this olfactory adventure of a shop, which is the brainchild of owner Deanna Critchley.

AMA African Hair Braiding | 116 Bloomfield Avenue

This salon provides professional African hair braiding services in the Montclair area.

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Amanti Vino | 30 Church Street

Amanti Vino

Choose from a selection of over 900 artisanal wines from around the world. In addition to complimentary weekly wine tastings, Amanti Vino hosts popular wine-pairing dinners, classes, fundraisers, and tastings in private and corporate settings.

Amazing Lash | 644 Bloomfield Avenue

This studio provides several lash and brow services ranging from lash extensions to brow lamination.

Ancient Song Doula Services50 Church St, Room 105

Aimed to help and support people of color, Ancient Song Doula Services provides their customers with high-quality, holistic doula care and services. 

Arthur Murray Dance School | 365 Bloomfield Avenue 

The Arthur Murray Dance School welcomes people to come to take dance classes whether it’s for fun or instruction for a special occasion.

Ampersand Interiors + Garden | 241 Lorraine Avenue

Ampersand Interiors + Garden

Shop from a curated selection of modern, farmhouse, and handmade furniture and home decor or, leave it to the professionals and work one-on-one with an interior designer.

Ani Ramen | 511 Bloomfield Avenue

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Kathleen Reyes and her partners opened the flagship Ani Ramen right here in Montclair. Known for its sip, slurp, and repeat, and epic interior design, this gem is a go-to in the area.

Angelbeck’s Wine | 621 Valley Road

Shop a wide variety of wines and liquors imported from Australia to Belgium to Uruguay.

Arc Beauty Salon | 295 Bloomfield Avenue

Stop in for an array of face and body waxing services.

Au Natural | Online

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Montclair-based sisters Christina, Erika, and Rebecca founded Au Natural, their own line of active underwear after being frustrated with the existing retail choices.  The line uses Merino wool, which is a more eco-friendly material choice that offers softness, quick-drying, and breathability.

Audrey + Elle Boutique | 47 S Park Street

Audrey + Elle Boutique

Owned and operated by Montclair resident, Audrey, this boutique carries a variety of trendy clothing items.

Aurora DeJuliis MD European Medical Spa | 8 Hillside Ave, Suite 102

Dr. DeJuliis set up the first medical spa in New Jersey in 1998, and offers customized aesthetic medicine treatments in a relaxing setting.

Barbara Eclectic | 594 Valley Road

Ran by Holly Felber, this women’s clothing boutique also sells shoes and accessories.

Benvenuti Montclair | 20 Church Street

Benvenuti Montclair

Short of going to Italy, this gelateria will satisfy any and all cravings. Have a scoop while strolling Church Street or take a pint to-go.

Berkshire Hathaway | 695 Bloomfield Avenue

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services is a residential and commercial real estate brokerage offering all kinds of services in North Jersey from residential resale to investment properties.

Bery Dominican Doobie | 156 Bloomfield Avenue

A Dominican-based hair salon that offers hair coloring, treatments, haircuts, and blowouts.

Blue Mercury | 30 South Park Street

Blue Mercury is a beauty-based business specializing in product recommendations, makeup consultation, and any skin-related concerns.

Boho Beauty Bar | 494 Bloomfield Avenue

This business offers beauty services like hydra facials, blowouts, manicures, and even pedicures.

Boho Cafe + Boho Hair Salon | 113 Watchung Avenue + 111 Watchung Avenue

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Although founder Sally Monterrosa is from Matawan, the charm of the Montclair community inspired her to start her business in MTC. In 2020, Sally came up with an idea to start a cafe/salon concept. She used her passion for people and the ideology of how people can connect over a cup of coffee and food. That’s where her brainchild, Boho Cafe + Boho Hair Salon, was born.

Brandsisters | 7 Oak Place, #260

Brandsisters is a boutique creative agency that was conceived 8 years ago by two sisters separated by the Atlantic Ocean but united in a love of design.

Bridal Atelier | 623 Valley Road

Bridal Atelier

The one-stop shop for everything bridal from in the heart of Upper Montclair.

Brow Fix Studio + Academy | 47 S Park Street

Brow Fix Studio and Spa

Transform eyebrows and eyelashes with microblading, tattooing, or permanent makeup. Add a session of micro-needling to stimulate and increase the skin’s collagen and elastin production for a boost to your skincare routine.

By Veronica Photography | 629 Bloomfield Avenue

By Veronica Photography is a wedding, special events, and portrait studio founded by Veronica Castillo in 2013.

C3 Workspace26 Park St #2000

This business has specialized in helping small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business professionals improve their revenues with their office space, business training, online business classes, and courses, among other resources.

Carine’s Ambience | 334 Bloomfield Avenue

Another Montclair-based hair salon that provides a range of hair services.

Celestina Ando Photography | 7 Park Street, Suite 202

Celestina is a contemporary portrait photographer with a studio located in the heart of Montclair. She specializes in magazine-style portraits while focusing on an authentic and empowering experience.

Charm Thai Montclair | 600 Bloomfield Avenue

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At Charm Thai, families can go and enjoy authentic Thai dishes in their dining room.

Chez Renee | 50 Church Street

A clothing store that specializes in selling all kinds of women’s fashion.

ChillRx Cryotherapy | 50 Upper Montclair Plaza

ChillRx Cryotherapy

Book a cryotherapy session, or for heat enthusiasts, a session in the infrared sauna will help remove toxins from the body and relieve stress.

City Dog Spa Boutique | 551 Valley Road

City Dog Spa Boutique

A full-service dog groomer offering everything from simple baths to “pawdicures” for the beloved pup in your life.

Clores Flowers + Gifts | 590 Valley Road

Clores Flowers and Gifts is a longtime Montclair staple. The team can do anything from a simple bouquet to a grand arrangement. Clores prides itself on excellent customer service, fresh and beautiful supplies, and an in-store selection of seasonal blooms and gifts.

Corefire | 211 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 201

Burn up that core with an early morning pilates session in one of Montclair’s most beloved fitness studios.

Cornbread Farm-to-Soul | 362 Bloomfield Avenue

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Cornbread is owned by two local female entrepreneurs — Adenah Bayoh, who owns eight restaurants, including four IHOP franchises; and Zadie B. Smith, the chef of Cornbread and also the owner of several child care centers in the area. The duo works together to bring soul food to the Montclair community. Each dish made at Cornbread is made by locally sourced ingredients from farms and businesses.

Culture Couture | 53 Church Street

Culture Couture

An eco-friendly based boutique that sells crystals, incense, plants, candles, and more.

Curated By Hyatt | 3 Midland Avenue

This mother-and-daughter-owned business offers fashion choices to women of all shapes and sizes.

Curated Home + Living | 102 Walnut Street

This spot is a lifestyle shop that sells handcrafted goods like ceramics, tableware, books, candles, and more.

deVINE Plantery | 28 S Fullerton Avenue

This Black women-owned local plant shop specializes is selling houseplants and shows individuals how to give them the proper care possible.

D.Fit | 4 Erie Street

D.Fit

Workout, recover, and meet all the #wellnessgoals with a trip to D.FIT. It has the facility, the amenities, and none of the gimmicks.

Diffvelopment | 365 Bloomfield Avenue

A Black-owned non-profit organization that focuses on creating Black visionary leaders who believe in Black business, take responsibility for developing solutions to the issues Black people face and build confidence in themselves.

Dobbs | 20 Church Street 

Dobbs is a store that specializes in selling clothing.

Dody’s Dresses | 24 S Fullerton Ave

Dody’s Dresses is an appointment-only in-person and online store that sells dresses crafted by different designers for any special event you may be attending.

Doin’ Dishes | 50 Church Street

Doin' Dishes

Doin’ Dishes is a paint-your-own ceramics studio offering services in pottery, painting, as well as ceramics for everyone of all ages.

Dolce Federica | Online

Dolce Federica

Indulge in uniquely flavored and homemade chocolates, which can even be made to accommodate those with nut and dairy allergies. Take a class or keep them in mind for custom favors!

DollyMoo | 217 Glenridge Avenue

Dolly Moo

Everyone’s go-to handcrafted bath and body store. Try the signature bath bombs and body oils.

Dr. Brenda King Veterinary | 2 Forest Street 

This veterinary office provides all levels of services for dogs and cats. These include well care, medicine, surgery, and dental services.

Duology Beauty Salon | 50 Church Street, Suite L1

Duology Beauty Studio is a hair salon that serves both children and adults. They have stylists skilled in protective styles, treatments, wig maintenance, and more.

The Eclectic Chic Boutique | 547 Bloomfield Avenue

Eclectic Chic Boutique

Stop by to browse specialty goods, crafts, jewelry, gourmet food, and more created by local artisans and entrepreneurs.

Efi’s Gyro | 521 Bloomfield Avenue

Efi’s Gyro provides authentic Greek dishes such as gyros, mezes, baklava, and platters.

Enlightened Path Healing | 20 Church Street

Owned by Lisa Batitto, the Enlightened Path Healing program embraces what Lisa calls soul coaching, to help you heal the past, remove roadblocks in the present.

Evolve Medspa | 46 S Park Street

Evolve Med Spa is a go-to for face, body, and injectable treatments. Evolve customizes all treatments to help meet clients’ individual goals.

Equilibrium Pilates | 42 Park Street

Owner Audrey Laurelton runs this studio that offers Pilates, Gyrotonic, physical therapy, nutrition advice, and mindful exercise.

Eye Candy | 52 S Park Street

Eye Candy offers eye examinations and a vast range of eyewear for their patients to choose from.

Fab & Jules | 543 Bloomfield Avenue

In this Bloomfield Avenue-based salon, Fab & Jules offers hair services such as full or half balayage, men’s haircuts, women’s haircuts, and more.

Feminink Beauty | 22 S Fullerton Avenue 

This beauty studio specializes in eyebrow services featuring micro blading, nano brows, and ombre brows.

Fujiya Ramen | 413 Bloomfield Avenue 

Fujia Ramen specializes in serving authentic Japenese dishes like ramen.

Gallery Loupe | 50 Church Street 

This gallery exhibits contemporary art jewelry made by contemporary studio artists.

Gen to Rev Barbershop & Salon | 154 Bloomfield Avenue

This barbershop and salon provide different kinds of hair services to women, men, and children.

The George Hotel | 37 North Mountain Avenue 

The George Hotel is a restored historic home that is now a hotel. Each of the rooms and suites has its own unique design palette, and there is a happy hour for guests in the library daily.

Giftbar | 465 Bloomfield Ave

giftbar montclair

At Giftbar, you can explore the varieties of gifts perfect for anyone ranging from candy, cards, accessories, and more.

Glen Ridge Taewon-do | 133b Glenridge Avenue

Glen Ridge Taekwon-do offers taekwondo classes to people of all ages ranging from children ages 4 all the way to adults who are 65.

The Goddard School | 2 Seymour Plaza

This education franchise aims to focus on providing early childhood education to help children enhance their learning skills.

Gong Cha | 343 Bloomfield Avenue C

The bubble tea craze is real folks. Originally from Taiwan, stop by Gong-Cha for the world-famous milk foam tea topped with salted cream.

Hair 491 | 491 Bloomfield Avenue 

Hair 491 is here to help customers with services such as haircuts, highlights, event styling, and other kinds of hair-related services.

Hand + Stone Montclair | 648 Bloomfield Avenue

Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Montclair provides professional spa experiences at affordable prices seven days a week.

Haus of Hilights | 212 Glenridge Avenue

At Haus of Hilights, while you are being consulted for their several hair services such as updos, haircuts, to hair treatments, customers can enjoy a drink from their menu.

Healthy Transitions | 50 Church Street Suite L4

Healthy Transitions serves the transgender, nonbinary, and gender-creative community. They provide medical care, advice, and information about their services.

Image Dermatology | 51 Park Street

image Dermatology

Dr. Jeanine Downie and the team specializes in the various aspects of medical and cosmetic dermatology, as well as dermatologic surgery.

Inner Eye Boutique | 343 Bloomfield Avenue

For 50 years, Inner Eye Boutique has committed to serving New Jersey’s tobacco accessory needs.

Ikuzi Dolls | 125 Glenridge Avenue, Unit 1251

Ikuzi Dolls

Owner and designer, Ozi, was tired of the lack of diversity within the doll market so she started making them to give black and brown children a toy they could identify with.

Italee’s Kitchen | 148 Bloomfield Avenue (Temporarily Closed)

If you are looking for authentic Jamaican food, Italee’s Kitchen is a spot that serves classic Jamaican dishes.

 

JaiPure Yoga | 575 Bloomfield Avenue

JaiPure YogaJaiPure Yoga welcomes all people to come and practice yoga in their center where they learn howto build a strong connection and join their community of compassion.

Java Love Roasters | 244 Bellevue Avenue + 49 Church Street

Java Love Roasters

Whether it’s a drip coffee, one of the specialty espresso beverages, or a baked treat, it’s hard not to get addicted to all this artisanal coffee shop has to offer.

Jeeyune Nails + Spa | 596 Bloomfield Avenue

We all know on Mondays we mani but don’t pass on all the additional services offered like threading, massages, and eyelash extensions.

Johari | 76 Church Street

Johari

Sometimes undergarments never fit just right and then Johari comes to mind, which has been fitting women with bras and swimwear for over 20 years making them feel their best.

Jones Road | 111-113 Grove Street

Bobbi Brown

Internationally-known makeup artist and Montclair resident Bobbi Brown chose to launch her latest venture close to home. Jones Road is a makeup line designed to be clean and high-grade, and work on every skin type.

Joyful Nest Home Organizing | Online

Simcha, the owner of Joyful Nest Home Organizing, is able to transform your space with unique and easy-to-maintain organizing solutions.

Juniper Yoga + Fitness | 213 Bellevue Avenue

Juniper Yoga + Fitness

Rid the body of toxins during a Bikram yoga class and then enter a deep relaxation with a post-workout massage.

Just Kidding Around | 507 Bloomfield Avenue

Just Kidding Around

Never dread another trip to the toy store again. Shop for all ages and among a wide variety of toys, games, books, and so much more.

Kai-Yang | 345 Bloomfield Avenue

kai yang sheree

Sheree Sarabhaya brings delicious, authentic Thai food to locals. The name literally translates to ‘grilled chicken,’ which is a nod to the signature dish.

Kate’s Skin Revision Clinic | 74 Church Street

Kate’s Skin Revision Clinic

This clinic combines science, state-of-the-art equipment, and basic skincare principles to offer customers customized care.

Kreme & Krumbs | 147 Bloomfield Avenue

kreme krumbs

This ice cream shop creates its sweet creations from scratch and has a vast variety of ice cream flavors.

Kung Fu Tea | 375 Bloomfield Avenue

With multiple locations throughout the U.S., Kung Fu Tea’s menu has several selections from milk teas to slushies.

La Fontaine Cafe | 12 N Willow Street

People can enjoy several dishes such as crepes, smoothies, and pastrami while visiting La Fontaine Cafe.

The Lane Team | 113 Grove Street

Christine Lane is the founder of the Lane Team, which has become one of Montclair’s premier real estate teams. What sets The Lane Team apart is its deep knowledge of the area: Christine has been a Montclair resident for over 20 years.

Lenore King Luxury Interiors | 18-20 Lackawanna Plaza, Suite 300

If you’re looking to revamp your living space, Lenore King Luxury Interiors provides all kinds of interior design services such as kitchen + bath design, interior design + detailing, and more.

Le Salbuen + Le Willow 83  | 97 Walnut Street + 83 North Willow Street

Chef Christina Salierno is part of the husband-and-wife team behind Le Salbuen and its sister market, Le Willow 83. The menu at Le Salbuen focuses on seasonal, locally grown food, and the market sells home goods and clothing for kids and adults.

Le Souk | 51 Watchung Plaza

What may just look like an exotic storefront from the outside, is actually a Syrian market selling not only artisanal baskets, textiles, and baked goods but serves breakfast and lunch.

Libélula Bakery and Kitchen | 5 N Fullerton Avenue 

This bakery and eatery serves a variety of cuisines ranging from Dominican, Peruvian, and French fare. Veruska Samanez and her husband, Brian Martinez, use their food expertise to craft authentic, mouthwatering dishes. Libelula’s menu has different food sections, like breakfast, lunch, sides, and drinks.

Little Daisy Bake Shop | 622 Valley Road

Little Daisy Bake Shop

For those with peanut and tree nut allergies, finding a simple cake or cookie might seem cumbersome, however, Little Daisy Bake Shop can save the day.

Little Earth Travel | Online

Little Earth Travel

Owned and operated by Varsha Hathiramani, this travel agency is ready to book your next adventure.

The Little Gym | 1 Greenwood Ave, Suite 3

At The Little Gym, children will be able to try new things and build self-confidence. They will grow through a range of classes from parent/child classes to gymnastics.

Little Treasure Thrift Shop | 2 Maple Ave

Little Treasure Thrift Shop

This thrift shop has your clothing needs covered from head to toe, selling everything from swimwear to sandals and athletic shoes.

Lukin Center | 51 Upper Montclair Plaza, Suite 27

Lukin Center offers evidence-based psychotherapy & psychiatry services in Northern NJ. It helps people of all ages achieve their mental wellness & personal growth goals.

Lulu’s Artisanal Café | 406 Bloomfield Avenue

Lulu’s Artisanal Cafe is all about handcrafted fare such as fair trade coffee, homemade teas, and juices. They work with local suppliers and bakeries to source the freshest, highest-quality desserts and sweet treats.

Lure Lash | 416 Bloomfield Avenue

Lure Lash

Changing the world and making women feel confident one lash at a time.

Matarello Bakery | 254 Bellevue Avenue

Matarello Bakery

The new kid on the block is serving up classic Italian pastries like lobster tails and cannolis with a side of delicious Italian coffee.

Mesob Restaurant | 515 Bloomfield Avenue

No utensils needed here. At Mesob, guests are invited to enjoy a traditional Ethiopian meal by using sourdough flatbread as a vehicle for the other items on the plate.

Mikki & Al’s Noshery | 14 Park Street

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This “noshery” serves up all the best Jewish comfort foods. Such as all-homemade classics like pastrami, latkes, pickles, and, chicken matzoh ball soup.

Minia’s Breakfast & Lunch | 22 Lackawanna Plaza

At Minia’s, you can choose to eat in to take out the variety of food on the menu such as wraps, salads, and other breakfast + lunch-inspired meals.

Mirage Spa | 519 Bloomfield Ave

If you are looking to have a self-care kind of day, Mirage Spa is a massage spa offering services like foot massages, hot stone massage, reflexology, and more.

Miriam’s Well Healing | 460 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 207

Unite the physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental energies to rediscover your true self under the guidance of Reiki Master Teacher, Claire Schwartz.

Montclair Aesthetic + Family Dentistry | 22 The Cresent

Dentist Charlene Gambino, DMD, runs this practice that offers cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, dental implants, endodontics, and more.

Montclair B.A.B.Y | 113 Walnut Street

A community dedicated to supporting expectant families as well as those on their journey through postpartum recovery and adjustment.

Montclair Brewery | 101 Walnut Street

Montclair Brewery

The husband-and-wife team behind Montclair’s first microbrewery turned a hobby into a successful business now serving over 25 craft beers and even a selection of mocktails.

Montclair Culinary Academy | 550 Valley Road

Montclair Culinary Academy

MCA is a cooking school teaching adults and children how to prepare and eat healthy, farm-to-table food.

Montclair Jewelers | 31 Church Street

Go for an in-store shopping experience to explore all of Montclair Jewelers’ varieties of jewelry pieces.

Montclair Pediatric Dental Care | 31 Valley Rd, 2nd Floor

Montclair Pediatric Dental Care is a specialized children’s dental office that focuses on the prevention and treatment of oral disease in children, adolescents, and individuals with special health care needs.

Montclair Pet Girl | Online

Montclair Pet Girl

Janine founded Montclair Pet Girl, a dog-walking and pet-sitting business that has been operating for several years in town.

Montclair Tutoring | 119 Grove Street

This local tutoring spot is owned by professional educators and instructors, Laurie G. Kroll and Madeline J. Cuffari. The services provided increase students’ confidence and knowledge in the focused subject area, while providing individualized instruction.

monty | 12 N Willow St

Founded in 2019 by Natalie Haddad, monty sells a range of fashion essentials from clothing, shoes, accessories, and more.

Moss + More | 42 Upper Montclair Plaza

Moss + More

For all the plant parents out there, Moss and More is the place to be. Shop a variety of plants, flowers, and planters, or host a fun floral arrangement event.

Mud Clay Studio | 370 Bloomfield Avenue

This studio offers pottery classes for kids, teens, and adults including BYOB sessions and parties.

Mystic Spirit | 324 Bloomfield Avenue

Mystic Spirit is a metaphysical store that sells handcrafted incense, essential and magickal oils, candles, herbs, gemstones, crystals, and jewelry, among other supplies.

Napoli Trattoria & Pizzeria | 11 Park Street

Having served the North Jersey community for 20 years, Napoli Trattoria + Pizzeria makes fine Italian food available for take-out and offers catering services.

Natural Image | 203 Bellevue Avenue

Natural Image

As a Licensed Cosmetologist, Certified Reiki Master, Certified Reflexologist, and Certified Dog Therapist, Sandy brings a highly personalized healing approach to each of her clients.

Natural Nails | 354 Bloomfield Avenue

From French manicures to colored pedicures, Natural Nails offers something for everyone. Appointments and walk-ins are welcomed.

New 2000 Nails | 611 Bloomfield Avenue

New 2000 Nails offers services in beauty such as nail art, pedicures, facials, waxing, massages, and more. They even offer event hosting services for birthday parties to bachelorette parties.

New Life Boutique | 182 Glenridge Avenue

New Life Boutique has new clothing arrivals every day and is here for all your fashion needs.

New Montclair Nail | 570 Bloomfield Avenue

New Montclair Nail is here for all your beauty needs whether it’s getting a new manicure, facial treatment, or waxing.

New Moon Photography | 54 South Park Street

New Moon Photography is a children and family photography-based studio. They can photograph at their studio, outdoors, and offsite at either parties or other events.

Noellery | 4 Church Street 

This jewelry and accessories boutique has everything on hand to keep Montclair locals decked out in the latest styles.

Nouvelle Boutique | 629B Valley Road 

Nouvelle

Stop by this women’s fashion boutique when looking for the perfect date night outfit and or to squeeze in that weekly retail therapy session.

Olive Organic Tan Spa | 292 Bloomfield Avenue

Olive Organic Tan Spa attends to creating a safe, organic experience when it comes to its tanning services.

One River School | 6 Seymour Plaza

One River School provides art-educational-inspired classes to kids, teens, and adults.

Organic Sun Market | 108 Bloomfield Avenue

Organic Sun Market is an organic and vegan market that works to provide healthy foods and products to their customers.

Over The Moon | 619 Valley Road

A luxury children’s clothing store carrying top designers from Europe and across the U.S and specializing in special occasions dresses for young girls.

Pance Hair Braiding | 148 Bloomfield Avenue

This hair salon specializes in services such as microbraids, cornrows, French braids, and dreadlocks, among others.

Parcel | 608 Bloomfield Avenue

The vibrant and eclectic collection at this gift and stationery store will certainly put a smile on visitors’ faces, with its seasonal decor and hand-crafted cards for every occasion.  

Parlor | 223 Glenridge Avenue

At Parlor Hair Studio, customers can come in for their haircutting + styling, treatments, and hair coloring services.

Park Street Academy | 46 Park Street

A diverse and nurturing preschool teaching students the fundamentals of relationship building, literacy, and personal expression among other competencies.

Pazzazed Gift and Home | 11 Midland Avenue

Whether it’s getting a gift for a birthday or other kind of special event, Pazzazed Gift and Home is a boutique gift shop with an assortment of all kinds of gifts such as art prints, jewelry, and more.

Pedal Montclair | 15 Midland Avenue

This neighborhood bicycle shop caters to all riders – from beginners to pros. They offer services such as basic and detailed tune-ups to wheel Building and repair.

Piazza Della Sole | 602 Valley Road

Piazza Della Sole

A slice of Soho right in Upper Montclair marrying shoe comfort and style. The store partners with popular brands like Clarks, Blondo, and Aetrex.

Pink Bungalow | 211 Bellevue Avenue

Pink Bungalow

Find everything from the perfect Mother’s Day goodies to the most unique housewarming gift to a just-because present for that special someone.

Pinot’s Palette | 351 Bloomfield Avenue

This Texas-based business has since made its way to the Montclair area in New Jersey. At Pinot’s Palette, Guests can enjoy a night of painting while sipping on either wine or beer, they bring from home.

Plum Bakery | 179 Glenridge Avenue

plum bakery

Plum Bakery is an everyday-style bakery creating all the classic sweets. They are known for making their sweets fresh every day, free from chemicals + preservatives, and 100% gluten-free.

Polished | 190A Bloomfield Avenue

Stop in for an SNS manicure, which is a UV-free dipping powder that coats the nail in lieu of wet polish. The spa pedicure is also the ultimate indulgence.

Precious Jewels Daycare | 100 Bloomfield Avenue

At Precious Jewels Daycare, they serve children aged from 8 weeks to 5 years old. They offer options for children to be enrolled full-time and part-time.

Proven Poke | 19 Church Street

Poke is a traditional raw fish preparation from Hawaii served in a bowl alongside bright and flavorful toppings and condiments, making it a really refreshing meal.

Pure Barre | 650 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 5

Through a range of barre classes, fitness enthusiasts will put to work their full body either at the studio or through live streams at home.

Rabbit Rabbit | 224 Lorraine Avenue

Regardless of individual aesthetic, Rabbit Rabbit has the furnishings and decor to make any space pop. 

Raymond’s | 28 Church Street

Raymond's

Customers can enjoy all kinds of dishes at either breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch time at Raymond’s.

RHG Architecture + Design | 491 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 201

RHG Architecture + Design

Rachael founded RHG A+D, a boutique, award-winning Architecture, and Interiors firm, in 2003. The firm works on commercial, residential, and retail projects within both regional and international markets. RHG A+D approaches design from the experiential, creating spaces and structures that are holistic, engaging.

Ripping Strips Popping Zits | 408 Bloomfield Ave, Suite E1

With services like waxing, facials, to body treatments, Ripping Strips Popping Zits attends to all your skincare and beauty needs.

Rocky’s Crystals | 559 Bloomfield Avenue

For any crystal rock hobbyists and collectors out there, Rocky’s Crystals has a massive selection of crystals, minerals, and gemstone Jewelry.

Rosaspina Floral | 74 Church Street

Rosaspina Floral

This artisanal floral and design studio will help bring even the simplest vision to life from a premium selection of flowers.

Rose Gold Wellness | 39 South Fullerton Avenue, Suite 1

Former co-owner of the now-closed Strongholistics, Rosie Strelnick, recently opened this spot. Known as a holistic home for healing, the services here include acupuncture, herbal therapy, medical nutrition therapy, reiki, life coaching, massage therapy, infrared sauna, and more.

Roux Royale Beauty Bar | 460 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 208

For all your beauty needs, customers can take advantage of Roux Royale Beauty Bar’s services like radio frequency, teeth whitening, laser lipo, wood therapy, and more.

SBLD Studio | 575 Bloomfield Ave

For 30 years, SBLD Studio has committed to specializing in the design and specification of architectural lighting systems.

S.T. Allen Realty | 336 Bloomfield Avenue

Working on behalf of S.T. Allen Realty, Kathryn Allen-Curry helps local Montclair residents find the home of their dreams.

Serendipity Learning Center | 213 Glenridge Avenue

This learning center works with a variety of programs for children aged 6 weeks all the way to 4 years old.

Seven South Market | 7 South Fullerton

sevensouth studio market montclair new jersey

This unique retail concept was imagined by salt + umber Founder, Susie Bergquist. It is a collaborative studio and market space for creatives. Seven South offers a variety of lifestyle products from a rotation of local brands, artists, and independent designers including salt + umber, SaltAir{e} Collective, and Floramoon Florals.

Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts | 14 South Park Street, 2nd Floor

Sharon Miller’s Academy

An inclusive, developmental training center in the community for dance and related theater arts.

Shoe Sector | 25 Church Street

Shoe Sector is open to all women, men, and children’s footwear, clothing, and accessories needs.

SM Design Services | 218 Bloomfield Avenue, Unit C

Founder Sherrica McDonald has been renovating residential and commercial dwellings for over 10 years. She offers services such as interior design and has taken a leap into kitchen and bath cabinetry distribution.

Smith Boring Auto Parts | 10 Elm Street

Smith Boring Auto Parts has auto parts & accessories for all your automotive needs. They also sell paint supplies, hand tools, and snow plow parts.

Sperling Dermatology | 211 Glenridge Avenue

Sperling Dermatology

Dr. Shari Sperling uses her experience as a dermatologist to treat adults and children with a variety of skin conditions and make them feel better about themselves.

Stellar Smile Center | 39 The Cresent

Stellar Smile Center

Take extra good care of those pearly whites with a visit to see Dr. Marie Jackson.

Studio 0502 | 6 Midland Avenue

At Studio 0502, they offer a vast variety of natural hair services.

Studio 0912 Tresses | 209 Glenridge Avenue

Studio 0912 Tresses welcomes guests of all hair textures and specializes in hair care, cut, color, extensions, and blowouts.

Studio Montclair | 127 Bloomfield Avenue

Studio Montclair is an organization that exhibits professional artists, emerging artists, and others interested in the visual arts.

Stuff By SJ | 342 Bloomfield Avenue 

stuff by sj montclair

Creating sweets entirely from scratch, Stuff By SJ is a woman-owned small business that creates handmade, custom cakes, cupcakes, chocolate treats, gift baskets, and more.

Sweet T’s Southern Eatery | 387 Bloomfield Avenue

Tonza Houston, the co-owner of the eatery, originally from Guyana in South America, always had a dream to open a restaurant. Sweet T’s menu includes your traditional Southern comfort-style food. Everything from fried chicken meals, to catfish, and short ribs – to sides like mac and cheese, and cornbread with strawberry butter.

The Artist Room | 195A Bellevue Avenue

This salon is making hair dreams a reality thanks to experienced stylists and modern flair.

The Bar Method | 493 Bloomfield Avenue, 2nd Floor

The Bar Method

Tone and strengthen muscles while improving posture and body alignment with these signature ballet-inspired workouts.

The Coder School | 51 Upper Montclair Plaza

Nicole Xu
Nicole Xu is half of the husband-and-wife team behind The Coder School, an educational program for children to learn about coding, advanced coding languages, and Internet Safety.

The General Store | 198 Bellevue Avenue

The General Store

The General Stores offers everything from candy to pet goods to Montclair apparel all sourced from artists and merchants all around the country.

The NOW Massage | 425 Bloomfield Avenue 

the now

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, this massage spa has services from heat therapy to table massages.

The Tea Company Café | 8 South Fullerton Avenue

the tea company cafe montclair

This shop sells specialty tea and other items such as bubble tea, milk tea, tea frappes, tea smoothies, and traditional flavored sweet or unsweetened iced tea. Guests can also shop their wide selection of designer and brand teaware (mugs, pots, cups, saucers, tumblers, and tea sets), honey and body products, chocolates, tea-related books for adults, and gifts.

The Whole You Detox Spa | 230 Bloomfield Avenue

Detoxing the body is a priority here at this spa. Ionic foot detoxing, dry body brushing, and ACV foot soaks are just some of the ways guests can detox.

The Youngsters | Online

the youngsters

The Youngsters is a new online shop for babies and kids, owned by Glen Ridge resident and mom Betsy McKenzie.

Tiny Gallery | 8 Stanford Place

Montclair resident Francesca Castagnoli came up with the idea of starting her very own miniature art gallery on her front lawn. The gallery hosts themed, month-long exhibits by local artists and stands on the corner of 8 Stanford Place in Montclair. Residents have the opportunity to take a look at the artworks on display while on their daily walk or commute.

TLC Relax Station | 27 South Park Street

A place to unwind and relax, this nail boutique offers full nail care services, threading and waxing, as well as chair massage services.

To Be Pilates | 47 South Park Street

Located in downtown Montclair, To Be Pilates is a fully-equipped pilates studio that offers classes for both teens and adults.

Toast City Diner | 700 Bloomfield Avenue

This family-friendly restaurant offers pancakes, sandwiches, specialty coffee, and more to satisfy everyone’s cravings.

Vanguard Theater Company | 180 Bloomfield Avenue

vanguard theater

This theater and event space venue is perfect to host conferences, fundraisers, movie nights, award ceremonies, receptions, quinceñeras, bar/bat mitzvahs, performances, and more.

Vesa Brides | 408 Bloomfield Avenue, 2nd Floor, Suite G/H

Vesa Brides

This bridal boutique offers a curated collection of bridal gowns in various sizes as well as offers mother of the bride/groom collections.

Vero Luce Photography | 31 South Fullerton Avenue

Founded by Veronica Yankowski, she works with creating wedding, family, portrait, business branding, and headshot work style photography.

Vesta Chocolate | 598 Valley Road, Suite 2

Vesta Chocolate

Satisfy that sweet tooth with homemade chocolate truffles and pair it with creamy hot chocolate for the perfect nightcap.

Violet PR | 8 Hillside Ave Suite, LL1

This boutique public relations firm works with clients in the economic development; real estate, architecture, engineering, media, arts, and social goods industries.

Waxing the City | 652 Bloomfield Avenue

Say goodbye to facial and body hair and hello to flawlessly smooth skin at this waxing studio.

wel.lam | Montclair

Lia - wel.lam
Lia Masciulli came to Pilates in an attempt to heal an injury in 2007. Now over 10 years later, she is an instructor, mentor to other instructors, and works with clients to achieve their wellness goals.

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What About the Pets | Online

What About the Pets

What About the Pets is a full-service pet care company servicing parts of Essex County New Jersey. Our experienced, bonded and insured sitters specialize in pet sitting and walking.

Wine & Design | 1 Greenwood Avenue

Suitable for all ages, Wine & Design is a place to unwind while having your favorite drink and painting on a fresh new set of canvas.

Woodhouse Day Spa | 56 S Park Street

The Woodhouse Day Spa allows both men and women the opportunity to experience a choice of over 70 rejuvenating services which include a wide array of skin treatments, massages, and more.

worldFlats | 58 Church Street

worldFlats

Ideal for people who follow a plant-based diet, worldFLATS create tasty, healthy, plant-based grab-and-go meals. Their menu features 11 varieties of flatbreads inspired by cuisine + spices from around the world, soups, salads, and desserts.

Yarnia | 127 Watchung Avenue

Yarnia

What started out as a love for knitting amongst friends blossomed into a brick-and-mortar craft store selling unique fibers and offering classes to those still perfecting the trade.

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