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114 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3882
+1 973-744-4450
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (8 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
114 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3882
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am surprised seeing negative reviews. My wife and I went on a Friday night (with a reservation) and were seated immediately. We had the chicken pesto flatbread and tuna poke appetizers, both excellent. The short rib cheeseburger was very good as well. It is...More

Thank JiggaWhat1
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I rarely write reviews, but this was the worst experience I have had in a restaurant in a very long time. We arrived at 7:30 for our 7:45 reservation and were seated. While our appetizer order was taken, we could not seem to get anyone's...More

Thank mtb3360
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Montclair. It's menu is not expansive, but diverse enough to please all. The food is prepared with care and is of the highest quality. The service is excellent and professional. It is the only restaurant in Montclair that I have eaten...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Jazz on Monday night's is a nice touch. it was pretty loud in the restaurant. We had difficulty hearing the waiter and each other. The cocktails were nothing special and tasted watered down. We couldn't tell one cocktail from the other. Dinner thought was really...More

Thank greengirlbaking
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife and I headed to Montclair for dinner and selected a new choice for us, Halcyon Brasserie. We are glad that we did. The physical space is very nice. It has a stylish interior with booths, tables and a glass partition separating the dining...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 26 March 2017

INCREDIBLY noisy place. When we came in and heard how loud it was asked if we could sit upstairs hoping for a quieter table. They found a table for us and it was still extremely noisy. Music was loud (and got louder after 10 pm)...More

Thank Marge B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great experience all around. Fantastic service. The food and drinks were awesome. The service was not pushy at all. The only downside was the leg room in the booths. Plenty of table and elbow room. But under the table, it was tight. We kept kicking...More

1  Thank ankitj
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Food is very good. Some things that keep this from excellent rating - no bread/butter while waiting - all side dishes are a la carte and pricey - $9 for 6 asparagus stalks - very loud

Thank hermsherm
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Went there tonight and loved everything about it. We had a server I think his name was Mario. He was absolutely perfect and food was perfect. I had shrimp and grits , oysters as appetizers 2 glasses of wine. I will bring more people here.

Thank Sal H
Reviewed 26 November 2016

One of our guilty pleasures in life is sitting at the bar in Halcyon and ordering a bottle of something crisp and white and a selection of fresh oysters. Staff are knowledgable and friendly (big shout out for Marshall) and the raw bar has a...More

1  Thank wheelie07042
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Antoinette M
9 November 2016|
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Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
yes...they have a full bar.
7 March 2015|
Response from Lawrence O | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is casual but tending towards trendy. L.O.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3882
    (Forest Street)
  • Public Transportation: Walnut Street NJ Transit Station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-744-4450
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