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Bistro 18

18 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
+1 973-233-0800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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18 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3359
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Reviewed 31 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 30 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 8 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 15 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 28 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 23 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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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Yesterday my wife and I had a wonderful dinner at bistro 18. From the appetizers to the main courses the food and service were excellent. The duck and lamb chops were A1. The shrimp app and the lobster app were great. Highly recommend this place....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We eat at this lovely spot at least once a month, returning to bring different friends and relatives. We always have a great meal, we are greeted warmly, and service is impeccable. My Dad is hard of hearing, and even on a Saturday night he...More

Thank Barbara K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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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