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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
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Montclair, New Jersey
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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218 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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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4 reviews
4 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
New Jersey
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125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Went for lunch and order salads which were very good. The service was spotty. Nice family atmosphere and will give a try again.

Thank AvidTraveller45
Montclair, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

I would have given this restaurant a 5 out of 5 but the waitress was not good at all. The food was delicious but it took over 10 minutes for her to take our drink order (no water given) and then it took over 15 minutes to get the check. We actually had to ask the hostess to bring it... More 

Thank Dstrobbe74
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

I am a regular here.i am not a nightly customer but when I go out to dinner in town this is always top of my list. The hangar steak is great and so is the salmon. The service is inconsistent - mostly above average but it can get crowded. Lovely outside dining space.

Thank donnapdr

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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
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 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: 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?