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Egan & Sons

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American, Bar, Pub, Irish, Brew Pub
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118 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3852
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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2 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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
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4 of 5 stars 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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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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
New Jersey
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86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Fun place to meet friends for awesome drinks / great food. Who would have thought u can get a delicious pistachio- mustard Crusted Halibut dinner for under $25- & the beet salad with goat cheese & walnuts was beautiful it came with a creamy vingarett dressing / THE honey buffalo wings are a MUST so crispy,& to die for. This... More 

Thank Lexy D
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We had booked the small function room as we were in a larger party. There were 8 of us and this was just the right space for such an event. Private enough to make us feel secluded but in the action too with the open door so that one got an impression of the buzzing atmosphere outside in the bar.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, Bar scene
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?