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Bistro 18

18 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
+1 973-233-0800
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“lobster” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
18 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The enclosed sidewalk is a great idea -- I'm surprised more restaurants don't do this -- it gives you the feeling of dining outdoors without actually having to be outdoors. Osso bucco was generously portioned -- most restaurants give you one lamb shank; here, you...More

Thank DoctorJoeE
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Friends of ours joined us for dinner at Bistro 18 before a concert at the Wellmont Theatre. Bistro 18 is a byob restaurant. The space is cozy with a enclosed glass dining area, outside tables in good weather and two other cozy rooms. The restaurant...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for years. It is under new ownership and is still fantastic! It is BYOB about they have a wine service as an option. Also they have expanded the amount of parties they can accommodate, making it even...More

Thank gmarie3
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We really enjoyed our meal here. Very good menu with a variety of good choices and specials, all very reasonably priced for the quality and quantity of the food. Short ribs and hangar steak both very good, and came with ample side dishes. We shared...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our party of two couples really enjoyed our first visit to Bistro 18. The space is laid out kind of oddly but we had a nice table in one of the rear spaces. The ones that face the outside windows are probably nicer in good...More

Thank Elitefreak
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The coldest night of the year and the only table available (we had reservations for more than a week) was in the atrium, The temperature outside was hovering at zero with brisk winds, but we were actually very comfortable. The food was fabulous. They have...More

1  Thank bnjhall
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Right in the heart of Montclair sits yet another one of so many restaurants to chose from. Unfortunately, there are so many better others. The wait staff is slow, the food is decent but not memorable. This said, on a scale of 1-10, I’d give...More

1  Thank Robert F C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Met a friend for lunch . Just had a salad, but was treated like I ordered a 5 course meal. Sat in air conditioning on a muggy day, by a window. They also have 2 dining rooms.

Thank squirehillmom
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I have been dining at "Bistro 18" ever since it opened, and I can say - without exaggeration - that it is the finest restaurant in Montclair, and one of the most consistently excellent restaurants I have ever dined at. The food is excellent, the...More

Thank FoodSwami7
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Five of use went for dinner on the Saturday night before July 4, so place was not as crowded as other times. Ate in Room 18 (smaller and more private and not noisy). Very nice menu, good food, great service, and generous portions. BYOB is...More

Thank Simonizzze
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
    (Bloomfield Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-233-0800
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