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407 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3505
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Ran in 2 hours before a concert in Montclair with the girls. Hostess was extremely rude kept rushing us to sit, to eat and to quiet down because she was expecting a big party. Party never showed up. I felt like I was sitting at the kiddie table at angry Alice's house! Food and service was great. They need to... More 

Thank nonalipstick
New Jersey
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125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have never been disappointed with the high quality, fresh fish and ingredients executed to perfection at Aozora. It is truly an artful presentation and delicious too! Very generous sized as well.

Thank AvidTraveller45
Montclair, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Creative presentation, capacious selection, delicious execution! We've returned many times. Favorites include pumpkin soup, seared tuna appetizer, Chilean sea bass, scallop entree. Consistently excellent

Thank lopresti8
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Amazing place. They somehow managed to combine the deliciousness of food with the creative presentation. Nobody in our party was disappointed with his/her order. While everything was very, very, very good - the one dish I have to recommend separately:"Hawaiian Tuna/Tuna Tartar" from the specials menu. desserts are also a must! Great place, will definitely be back

Thank MarishaLev
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

We were in Montclair to see a show and tried to grab dinner before hand. We found this place and they luckily had a table available. They were really nice and accommodating. The food was amazing. I had the duck and it was the best duck I have ever had! I would definitely go there again.

1 Thank thatgirlMelissa
Montclair, New Jersey
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been to Aozora many times and it has never disappointed. The quality of ingredients is outstanding with nice size portions on the entrees. Udon stir fry is so tasty, I could eat it everyday.

1 Thank A-kat10
New Jersey
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014

This BYOB on Bloomfield Ave is a sure bet for fresh OVERSIZED SUSHI. The preparation is "different" from the norm as the perfectly sliced fish is of a robust size with the rice being on the minimalistic side. the system works well if you are well versed with sticks... The chefs special rolls are better than the usual suspects with... More 

New York City, New York
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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014

I've gone here twice. The sushi is interesting. The rolls are really big! REALLY big...you get a lot of fish in them, which is great. The servers are nice enough and the food is really yummy. My only complaint is that it is really pricey. I mean...you do get a lot of fish and big rolls, but that's just because... More 

Thank stephanie649
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I along with my 6 month old went here just to try it out. For starters they wouldn't sit us in a booth because they claimed it was a four seater even though 2 people were sitting in a booth next to us. So I had no where to sit my baby and her car seat. We... More 

3 Thank Janay1068
Rahway, New Jersey
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

I loved it all fresh food Japanese with a French twist, variety of dishes to fit every taste. I go to have dinner there almost every week with my family

Thank leramd30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $60
Fusion, Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3505
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: 19732339400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?