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Costanera Restaurant

511 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3406
973-337-8289
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Ranked #14 of 170 restaurants in Montclair
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thu - Fri 10:30 pm - 11:30 am
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Park Street
Transit: NJ Transit Train Walnut Street Station on the Montclair-Boonton line. From station walk north on Walnut Street to N. Fullerton Ave. Turn left on N. Fullerton Ave. and walk to Bloomfield Ave. Make a right turn on Bloomfield Ave., and end on 511 Bloomfield Ave.
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English first
Windsor Locks, CT
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a leisurely 3 hour lunch on a relatively quiet Sunday. Our party of four split five appetizers and three entrees. Excellent variety and flavors, personable and knowledge service.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stumbled on this place for lunch - had a great lunch menu with soup, side, drink, and entree for $12-15. Lamb burger was delicious and the due vegetarianos was tasty, well seasoned and filling for a vegetarian plate. The side of sweet potato fries was honestly the best I'd ever had. We walked away pleasantly stuffed with delicious food for... More

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were a party of six taken there by one of our children for a special occassion. It was our first time dining in a restaurant featuring Peruvian food and we were surprised on how much we enjoyed the meal. We started with assorted appetizers including a huge dish of mussels, marinated articholes, lump crab and two others. They were... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Found parking right outside the restaurant (bring quarters for meter up until 7pm except Sundays). We were only customers and they even offers opening up the front door/windows so we could sit al fresco. Had the ceviche and crab causa which was phenomenal. For entree had the Lomo saltado. Although I've eaten at other fine Peruvian establishments and they used... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The atmosphere was 'nice enough,' the waiter was pleasant and enthusiastic and also recommended the spicy mussels in red sauce as appetizers in addition to the much-anticipated Ceviche. Truth be told, the citrus marinade which "cooked" the fish was absolutely delicious. Unfortunately, the tuna and one of the other fish ingredients were overpoweringly bad with an overwhelming "fishy" taste that... More

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Been here twice now and you can't go wrong. The spicy prawn soup is a meal in itself and all the fish is fresh and tasty. Yummy raw bar too. I was so full that I could not fit dessert. Guess I am going back!!!

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

On Saturday 3/15/14, I went to this restaurant with a party of 4 to try it out. I had the worst customer service I had ever experienced at a restaurant. While ordering, the waiter asked for my choice of sides. I asked him what the options were, he replied "they are in the menu, why can't you read it". I... More

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I found this local cozy Peruvian restaurant in Montclair NJ for lunch The all inclusive luncheon menu was a pleasant and delicious surprise It included soup, a side dish and beverage. We dined on PEI mussels, an oyster roll and a delicious hamburger with an egg on top. Also enjoyed a corn cider drink that was different. Service was extremely... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The restaurant is very nice as far as ambience and decor. Very well located in the middle of Montclair. Music is latin. BYOB is always good. The menu is one of those where you have to read it over and over to make a choice because you want everything. Nice trick because all we could talk about was what we... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times and have lived it every time! The good is regional and interesting, fresh and delicious. The portions are generous and the staff is beyond lovely! The chef came to our table and with some tastings and is really a hospitable and generous young man! You can not go wrong here! There is something for... More

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