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18 South Fullerton Street, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
(973) 233-0800
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Ranked #51 of 177 Restaurants in Montclair
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bloomfield Ave.
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English first
Montclair, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

We celebrated my parents' 50th wedding anniversary in the new party room. It was a fantastic experience. The room is a good size with lots of natural light. The service was the best we had in a Montclair restaurant. The food was fresh and well-prepared. Bistro 18 worked with us and gave us a lot of flexibility in the menu... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We sat outside by the window, it was a little different because they recent bought the place next door but did not combine the areas yet. Next time I might be asked to sit in the main dining area. Food was really good though!

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Montclair, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

class: upscale not gourmet. I expect food to be well cooked so assessment depends heavily on sauces. Spent $50 pp Menu varied with some less common choices. Plates well cooked but sauces average. Presentation very good. Starter a) snails- were out of shell and rubbery (frozen/canned?); sauce heavy with no strong taste. b) chicken tortilla- good presentation but bland taste.... More 

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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138 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is the second time we've eaten in Montclair, and the second time we've had poor service. Our conclusion, based on our limited experience, is that the restaurants in Montclair think we're all doing them a favor by coming to Montclair. The food at Bistro 18 was actually good, and you've got to love BYOB. But the service was poor... More 

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new jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

i have eaten at bistro 18 over ten times in the last 2 years, and it is one of my favorite places! i should branch out more - but the lobster and crab quesadilla is the best appetizer I have ever had!!! i usually have the rack of lamb or sometimes the lamb shank - but this last time I... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were looking for somewhere new to try and found this on Opentable. Reviews were good so we decided to give it a try. We really enjoyed the whole experience. We were warmly greeted and show to the only table for 2 on the outside seating. I had the lobster quesadilla which was full of lobster meat and delish, and... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have eaten here several times and each time I had a very good meal. Most recently, my family of 5 (3 teenagers) went there for dinner and each of us found something interesting to order on the menu. We all liked our meals, the waitstaff was attentive and the overall experience was very positive. We were in the restaurant... More 

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New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We intended on going to another establishment , couldn't find a parking space and when we finally found one it was for Bistro 18... So we decided to try it! So glad we did. We were seated a table for two immediately on a Saturday night and yet the restaurant was packed. Gracious owner and waiters ...we ordered the special... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I met a friend for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at Bistro 18! It had been a year or so when I last was here. The lunch was fresh and yummy! The parking was very convenient. I would come back often and certainly recommend it!

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Belleville, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We have been to Bistro 18 on several occasions. We found the menu to be very nice and the food to be of outstanding taste and quality. Service was excellent as well. The atmosphere is quite welcoming, especially the glassed-in area where one can look out onto the streets of Montclair and view the hustle and bustle of this busy... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro 18

Address: 18 South Fullerton Street, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
Phone Number: (973) 233-0800
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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