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) #58 of 150 Restaurants in Montclair €€ - €€€ Fusion, Japanese, Asian
407 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3505
+1 973-233-9400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (13 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
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Fusion, Japanese, Asian, Sushi
€€ - €€€
407 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3505
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequently dine in Montclair but up until tonight, have never tried Aozora. I am not a fan of sushi, so I never considered dining here. Another couple made the reservation and told us that besides the sushi menu, the menu additionally offers European cuisine...More

1  Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Pleaseant service , good menu selection and good food. Noise level is acceptable on a Saturday night and do not have to shout to be heard

Thank Marge B
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We were gladly surprised about the quality of the roll and didn't expect the main course (salmon teriyaki) to be even better. Also the cheesecake white chocolate was great. Highly recommended.

Thank Mariasanc
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Ran in 2 hours before a concert in Montclair with the girls. Hostess was extremely rude kept rushing us to sit, to eat and to quiet down because she was expecting a big party. Party never showed up. I felt like I was sitting at...More

Thank nonalipstick
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Have never been disappointed with the high quality, fresh fish and ingredients executed to perfection at Aozora. It is truly an artful presentation and delicious too! Very generous sized as well.

Thank AvidTraveller45
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Creative presentation, capacious selection, delicious execution! We've returned many times. Favorites include pumpkin soup, seared tuna appetizer, Chilean sea bass, scallop entree. Consistently excellent

Thank lopresti8
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Amazing place. They somehow managed to combine the deliciousness of food with the creative presentation. Nobody in our party was disappointed with his/her order. While everything was very, very, very good - the one dish I have to recommend separately:"Hawaiian Tuna/Tuna Tartar" from the specials...More

Thank MarishaLev
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We were in Montclair to see a show and tried to grab dinner before hand. We found this place and they luckily had a table available. They were really nice and accommodating. The food was amazing. I had the duck and it was the best...More

1  Thank thatgirlMelissa
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I have been to Aozora many times and it has never disappointed. The quality of ingredients is outstanding with nice size portions on the entrees. Udon stir fry is so tasty, I could eat it everyday.

1  Thank A-kat10
Reviewed 15 July 2014

This BYOB on Bloomfield Ave is a sure bet for fresh OVERSIZED SUSHI. The preparation is "different" from the norm as the perfectly sliced fish is of a robust size with the rice being on the minimalistic side. the system works well if you are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
14:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042-3505
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-233-9400
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