Great schools, civic and community organizations, diverse opportunities for pro-active involvement.

Restaurants, shopping, fine arts, film, theater.

Parks, running, walking and biking trails, tennis, golf, more.



Raymond's on Church Street


Dubbed the Restaurant capital of NJ for a reason

From classic bistros on Church Street like Raymonds to Zagat rated fine dining choices like Fascino, to International choices Brick Lane Curry House and Mesob and more.

Walnut Street Farmers Market

Walnut Street Farmers Market

Walkable Hub Centers

Montclair Center, Walnut Street Station, Watchung Plaza and Upper montclair 

6 NJ Train Stations in Montclair, another in Glen Ridge and 2 in Bloomfield, each surrounded by a small town hub of shops and services.

Hot Yoga near Lackawanna Plaza

Hot Yoga near Lackawanna Plaza

Small Shop Economy

Though you'll find a few well known names like Lululemon, Blue Mercury, Anthropology and Talbots, Montclair is really known for supporting small local businesses.

2014 Montclair Film Festival Poster

2014 Montclair Film Festival Poster

Cultural offerings

Heading into its fourth year, the Montclair Film Festival May 1-10th, 2015 is just one of the many unique arts events on offer.