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The Best Brunch Spots in Montclair

Vanessa Vanacore

What better way to celebrate the weekend than indulging in a delicious brunch experience. Montclair has tons of different brunch spots to offer with everything from bottomless mimosas to eggs benedict and bagels and lox. We've rounded up some of the best brunch spots to try in Montclair.

1. Raymond's | 28 Church Street

Raymond's is known for their elevated and stylish take on a classic American diner experience. Their brunch food options are phenomenal and unbeatable. You probably won't find another brunch spot with more menu options. A solid mix between breakfast favorites and classic lunch options, their brunch menu is available Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm.
Raymond's Avocado Toast

2. Bluestone Coffee Co. | 123 Watchung Avenue

This pretty cafe serves fresh coffee and over 20 different brunch options. From light options like oatmeal and yogurt parfait to more hearty entrees like salmon benedict and challah French toast. Another great thing about Bluestone is that most of their brunch options are under $10 so you don't have to spend a ton of cash to enjoy eating here.
Eggs Benedict

3. Fresco Da Franco | 15 Church Street

A sleek and loft-life Italian eatery, Fresco has been a popular Montclair destination over the last 10 years since it opened back in 2012. The atmosphere here is perfect if you're looking for a lively scene. Their menu includes pastas, salads, eggs, and classics like waffles and french toast. What more could you ask for?
Outdoor Seating at Fresco

4. Coffee and Cornbread | 38 Upper Montclair Plaza

As the name implies, Coffee and Cornbread is the spot to head to if you're searching for Southern style comfort food. Menu highlights include chicken and waffles, triple stack pancakes, and creamy delicious grits.
Chicken and Waffles from Coffee & Cornbread

5. The Corner | 115 Grove Street

A solid option if you're looking for great brunch food. This cute and trendy neighborhood nook serves lots of pastries in addition to all the brunch classics but with an elevated twist. Some must-try items include their berry pancake which is covered in poached apricots and vanilla syrup and their burrata and prosciutto toast.
Buttermilk Pancakes from The Corner

6. Faubourg | 544 Bloomfield Avenue

Faubourg serves French inspired fare and has a pre-fixe brunch menu for only $29 a person. You'll be able to choose between a bloody mary or mimosa and 2 different courses that include options like fruit or parfait to start off then heartier options like crab benedict or French toast.
Outdoor Dining at Faubourg

7. Halcyon | 114 Walnut Street

This modern and trendy restaurant has a seafood focused menu. Their brunch is served every Sunday from 11:30am to 3pm and includes a raw bar and delicious options like paella and spicy tuna tartare mini tacos.
Brunch Options from Halcyon

8. Marcel Bakery and Kitchen | 631 Valley Road

This chill cafe is known for their Mediterranean options like falafel and pita sandwiches. You can also score all the brunch classics here as well, like challah french toast, thick buttermilk pancakes, and lox bagels.
Fresh Bagel and Lox from Marcel's

9. Red Eye Cafe | 94 Walnut Street

Known for their hip coffeehouse style, Red Eye serves an amazing brunch every weekend. Their menu includes classics and more obscure options like "Breakfast Ramen" which includes a zesty ginger broth and noodles, served with spinach, bacon, and an egg.
French Toast from Red Eye

10. Toast | 700 Bloomfield Avenue

An absolute go-to for brunch in Montclair. You can't go wrong at Toast. This restaurant specializes in breakfast so you know that whatever it is you're craving you'll be able to find it on their menu. The carrot cake pancakes are a must try. Covered in shredded carrot, coconut, raisins, honey and brown sugar, they will not disappoint.
Milk and Cookie Pancakes from Toast


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