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Things to do in Montclair

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cuban Restaurant
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“Well known Cuban restaurant in NJ... Their food and atmosphere will keep you going back. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Museum
“There is usually an interest special exhibit going on and free admission first Thursday nights.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Some big-name bands come into town on weekends! Check the local Montclair magazines for who is playing.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Stewart from Scottland is an outstanding bartender and the place is just cool.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casual local eatery with excellent food and outdoor seating in the summer. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Daycare
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“Famous Montclair spot with Food Network-award winning homemade doughnuts. Limited seating but has coffee and sandwiches to go.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cheaper than Egan's, great place for students and young people. Has a lovely outdoor area as well as beer pong inside. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful walking paths, picnic benches, playground, tennis courts, rose garden, dog park, archery field, running track, and more. Our favorite place in Montclair!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Best time to go are weekdays, as weekends usually have lines up to a one-hour waittime. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun, large, classy bar that is always got a bustling crowd and a DJ at night. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“This is our art house movie theater. Also fantasic restaurants in Montclair.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“Yes! This new Ramen noodle spot warms your heart and soul on those cold winter nights”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“nice shady cool wooded trails good views of nyc skyline lots of dogs on the trail supposed to be on leash but many folks let them run once you leave the parking lot and get onto trail careful... the sheriff gives out citations”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great coffee and the best scones, The Corner doesn't disappoint. The weekend brunch lines are worth it. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“A true oasis right in the middle of Montclair. Take a tour of the gardens or simply walk around the beautifully-kept grounds. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cuban Restaurant
“Well known Cuban restaurant in NJ... Their food and atmosphere will keep you going back. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Stewart from Scottland is an outstanding bartender and the place is just cool.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual local eatery with excellent food and outdoor seating in the summer. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun, large, classy bar that is always got a bustling crowd and a DJ at night. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Noodle House
“Yes! This new Ramen noodle spot warms your heart and soul on those cold winter nights”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Feeling adventurous, this restaurant checks all the boxes, exotic, delicious and BYOB”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar with music on the weekends, local crowd, mostly adults - good for laid back night. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend

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