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Uptown 596

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596 Valley Rd, Montclair, NJ 07043-1858
+1 973-744-0915
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good43%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“turkey club” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International
$$ - $$$
596 Valley Rd, Montclair, NJ 07043-1858
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent choice for a good meal in Upper Montclair. The burgers and salads are tasty and well prepared.

Thank judithantoinette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined in Uptown 596 before and found it to be fine. But last Saturday evening, our before theater experience was poor. A group of four, we all ordered fish/seafood. None of us was happy with our meals. Three of us ate less than...More

Thank VicPo232
Reviewed September 3, 2017

The food here is dreadful. Definitely the worst meal I had on my recent trip to the USA. On the plus side, we were able to BYO so had lovely drinks and the being in great company helped. The food was either burnt (crabcakes), tasteless...More

Thank comeonyougooners
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Although I've had a good experience (not great) in the past, my visit today was an overall fail. Calamari starter was rubbery, luke warm and the dipping sauce equivalent of a jarred ragu. We sent it back (the waiter did remove it from the bill)....More

Thank kungfuNewJersey
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I was thinking of where to go in Montclair for a leisurely birthday lunch-brunch with my wife and sister. I didn't want Asian, Italian or Pub Grub; a coffee shop wouldn't cut it and then a friend suggested Uptown596. What a great choice. Situated in...More

Thank cayman08
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Sometimes restaurants survive because of location. Although he food is average/good there is a robust lunch crowd. Service isn't always good but food is especially breakfast items.

Thank AvidTraveller45
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Solid Turkey Club made with real turkey and plenty of bacon. Avocado is a nice touch. Wish the place was closer to me. I'd be getting it all the time.

Thank Todd E
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We were a party of nine celebrating a friend's birthday. We called ahead for reservations and they honored them on time. We sat outside in the alley and luckily it was a cool evening. We began by ordering multiple appetizers that consisted of artichoke crostini,...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Great little place in Upper Montclair that offers modern decor and cafe-style outdoor seating on the side patio and out front in warmer months. I've only been for lunch and had the Cobb salad (delicious) but other menu items look good as well. Looking forward...More

Thank mallyalovestravel
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I have been coming to Uptown for a few years now, Brunch, lunch and Dinner. Restaurant is located in Upper Montclair. It has an outdoor court yard which is really nice for summer..I prefer lunch here...they make great salads, and burgers. Staff is friendly and...More

Thank Micky P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Valley Rd, Montclair, NJ 07043-1858
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-744-0915
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