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Egan & Sons

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Irish, Brew Pub
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118 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3852
+1 973-744-1413
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Montclair NJ
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Egans, and our family likes to go on Sun evening. Our mother in law uses a wheelchair and the staff is very helpful with us. There really isn't a bad offer on the menu- my favorite is the hanger steak or the salmon, but there is no bad choice. Great cold beer selection, nice wines, and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank DavefromNJ
New Jersey
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Egan's. It's a good bar with a great atmosphere in a great space. By and large, the staff are friendly and the drinks are good. But the food is just too expensive for what it is. I like the fish and chips and that remains my safe choice, but too many times I've been disappointed by trying something... More 

Thank wheelie07042
Jupiter, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us went around 7pm. We started at the bar, since there was a wait, but it was less than 15 minutes.(the old " order a drink first" trick.) The place has great bones- very nice environment, and the restaurant has a parking lot on the back side of Walnut St, which is great, bc parking on Walnut is... More 

Thank EGraf10
Montclair, New Jersey
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I love this restaurant/bar. It is as authentic an Irish Pub as you can get in the US. The owners, Chris and Sharon Egan are incredible and take great pride in everything they do (Chris even comes complete with the Irish accent). Their food is wonderful and they offer a great selection of beer, wine and drinks.

Thank NJTraveler6
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

The food is delicious here, everyone always happy when I've been. The hummus / falafel platter appetizer is really spot on, can't get enough of it (even though it's quite large). The hanger steak is my favorite, and that's coming from someone who only eats beef 1-2 times a month and has never ordered a steak anywhere by here. Shoestring... More 

Thank Ashley M
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Love Egan's for drinks, but I've eaten there numerous times out of convenience & have been underwhelmed every time. Great atmosphere, lots of tables, but not worth staying for food.

Thank MontclairDesignMom
West Orange, New Jersey
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Egans is a very dependable spot for eating and drinking. One can be sure of a large selection of beverages (there is a nice bar area if drinking is your purpose) and a consistently well-prepared meal. There are several dining areas to accommodate both large and small groups (though it can get quite busy on a Friday or Saturday night).... More 

1 Thank ddaborn
Montclair, New Jersey
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226 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I was meeting a friend who I have not seen for a while and decided to try Egan's for lunch. In the evening the place is very busy but it was quiet at lunch. It was a beautiful day so we sat in the back patio which was very comfortable and had a nice breeze despite it being directly off... More 

Thank Karen C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The food is good, the wait was minimal but the price of the drinks is ridiculous!! I paid 16 dollars for a martini! They ripping unsuspecting travelers off and should be ashamed of themselves! The atmosphere is very nice, but come with a loaded credit card!! The waitress was clueless but friendly.

Thank Mysilkylace M
South Plainfield, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

A great place for lunch or dinner. We love the atmosphere and the beer selection. The wings are amazing! Our waitress was friendly and attentive. Enjoyed our experience there.

1 Thank 405jackiep

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Bar, Pub, Irish, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3852
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-744-1413

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