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Red Eye Cafe

94 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3881
+1 973-509-3663
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“chai” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
94 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3881
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went on a Saturday at 10:30 am and waited 35 minutes for a table. This was followed by 10 minutes before a waiter showed up. We ordered and it took 20 minutes for our food to arrive. when the food arrived we had to...More

Thank Travelingman1212
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun ambience, good sandwiches and inventive breakfast dishes in a contemporary coffee house setting. Best Huevos Rancharos around, by far.

Thank chickyskids
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Red Eye offers a great breakfast selection and food is prepared quickly and tastes very fresh. Seating is limited so yo may need to wait a while - especially on the weekends. I've only been just after morning rush on workday so it worked out...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Go early… This place was mobbed by 1130 on Saturday morning. Great dirty chai, interesting menu, nice presentation and reasonable prices.

Thank debrah731
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My wife and I tried the Red Eye Cafe for breakfast and we were glad we did. The Red Eye Cafe is a cozy space that reminds me of a cafe you would find in Greenwich Village or on a quiet street in Europe. My...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This cute, little joint is splendid, and i use that word rarely... (The biggest challenge, is getting a parking space on Walnut street in Montclair- FYI- some spots are 2 hour and some are 1 hour.) Kombucha (locally made) and cider-chai on the menu! 'You...More

1  Thank EGraf10
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Very cosy and modern, it plays similar to Raymond's without the huge wait and about half the price. Waitstaff were super friendly and attentive. You must try the house-made ice cream... brown sugar walnut spice ice cream carried a nice kick. The owner came over...More

Thank dave s
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I love how every time I walk into the Red Eye, I feel like I'm entering a living room. There's such a sweet feeling of community here, even when people are at their separate tables doing their own thing. I usually come for the coffee,...More

Thank Maya S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went for dinner before a show at the Wellmont Theater, less than a 10-minute walk away. The food was delicious, the service very friendly and attentive, and prices very reasonable. I know a lot of people go there for breakfast and brunch, but dinner...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went here with friends and while there was a bit of the wait, the food was well worth it and the coffee was great.

Thank jtwanders
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042-3881
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-509-3663
  • E-mail
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