The Holiday season is approaching and it’s time to start making dinner plans and arrangements. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a fulfilling meal in the comfort of your own home or spend the holidays dining out this year, Montclair has ideal options to choose from. From Italian to European, to a traditional holiday feast, the options are endless. While the holiday season can be hectic, take some of the stress off by considering one of Montclair New Jersey’s fine restaurants for your holiday feasts.

Laboratorio Kitchen

Will you be Home for the Holidays? Give your family the gift of culinary excellence and pre-order Laboratorio Kitchen’s Christmas themed menu on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day! Bring your favorite dishes from their kitchen to yours.   This year Laboratorio Kitchen will be offering catering options available for pick-up so you can enjoy a holiday feast at home with your loved ones. The menu includes holiday favorites such as Duroc Christmas ham, roasted potatoes, and wild Alaskan salmon; each dish fit to serve 3-5 people.

They will be open for pick-up from 2-5 pm on Christmas Eve and 12-3 pm on Christmas Day.
Please call (973) 746-6100 to reserve your pick-up time.

Located on 615 Bloomfield Ave

Salute Brick Oven Bistro

Adding to the list of restaurants offering holiday catering options this season is Salute Brick Oven Bistro. This year Salute Brick Oven Bistro will be providing catering for both Christmas and New Year’s. With delicious options such as ½ roasted prime rib or herb and roasted garlic crusted whole rack loin of pork accompanied by black truffle whipped potatoes; dishes fit to serve 8-10 people. Salute Brick Oven Bistro will surely leave you and your loved ones satisfied.

They will be open for pick-up on Christmas Eve from 12-6 pm and 12-6 pm on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.

Visit Salute Brick Oven Bistro’s Christmas/ New Year’s Catering Menu to view the menu and to receive information on how to place your order.

Located on 173 Glenridge Ave

Faubourg

For those looking to dine out or enjoy a fine meal in the comfort of your own home for the holidays, Faubourg has got you covered. The restaurant will be open for dining on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve while also offering their menu for take-out. For Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, there will be a 3-course meal provided for dine-in or to-go with delivery also available. Pre-order will be available by phone starting on December 21st for Christmas Eve and December 28th for New Year’s Eve.

Visit Faubourg’s Christmas Eve Menu and New Year’s Eve Menu for more information.
Located on 544 Bloomfield Ave

 

Fresco Da Franco

Providing a fine dining experience and catering options this holiday season is Fresco Da Franco. This year Fresco Da Franco will be offering a special traditional feast of the Seven Fishes in addition to their regular menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This menu will be available for dining in and carry-out. For New Year’s Eve, there will be limited seating for three seating times, 4 pm, 6 pm, and 8 pm. The 8 pm seating will offer a 3-course prix fixe dinner and have a live DJ.

Visit Fresco Da Franco’s Christmas Menu for more information on The Feast of Seven Fishes and to place your order or make reservations.
Visit Fresco Da Franco’s New Year’s Eve Reservations for more information and to start the reservation process.

Located on 15 Church St

 

The MC Hotel’s ALTO Rooftop & Allegory

For those looking to enjoy a holiday feast while dining out with loved ones, The MC Hotel’s ALTO Rooftop and Allegory will be accepting reservations this holiday season.

The hours for ALTO Rooftop this holiday season:
Christmas Eve 4 pm -11 pm
Christmas Day 3 pm -12 am
New Year’s Eve 4 pm -1 am
New Year’s Day 3 pm -12 am

The hours for Allegory this holiday season:
Christmas Day 5 pm – 10 pm
New Year’s Day 8 am – 4 pm (Brunch) & 5 pm -10 pm (Dinner)

Visit The MC Hotel’s Website to book reservations.

Located on 690 Bloomfield Ave

Montclair New Jersey is the ideal location for you and your loved ones this holiday season. Whether you’re looking to order a delicious feast to bring home to your loved ones as a holiday gift or you’re looking to dine out this year; Montclair is offering it all. Allow one of these many restaurants to provide you and your loved ones with a festive holiday experience this season.

 

La Rocca Osteria
Open Christmas Eve for dine in and takeout Pickup / delivery beginning @ 1pm

Appetizers: TRAYS FOR 4 PEOPLE
Cold seafood salad 60
Clams/ mussels 50
Baccala crostini ~ whipped, salted cod fish, roasted red peppers on house made crostini bread 55
Calamari fritti 60
Fritti misto 75
Timballo ~ jumbo shrimp, eggplant, zucchini, sun dried tomato, balsamic reduction 60
Octopus w/ tomato spicy tomato broth 60
Rock shrimp w/spicy lemon butter 50
Tuna tartare w/ olives, red onion, diced tomato 60 antipasto misto- cured meats, mozzarella , roasted red peppers, tomato 60
Arancini – rice balls with different fillings : 4 meat Bolognese , 4 caciocavallo cheese, 4 ‘nduja 36

ENTREES
Half tray for 4 people
Short Ribs in red wine, mixed mushroom sauce & mash potato 110
Crispy Salmon & balsamic reduction & mash or roast potatoes 100
Halibut & Sicilian Caponata  pan- seared halibut w/ sautéed eggplant, onion, tomato, celery, caper caponata 110
Duck breast & peppercorn, raisin, brandy sauce, caramelized onion, roast potatoes 115
Stuffed Chicken Breast & sweet potato gratin Chicken breast stuffed/ sausage, fennel, chestnuts 95

more menu items here

 

Holiday Desserts

 

Guerriero Gelato 

Peppermint Bark Oreos
6 Mini Ice Cream sandwiches with Peppermint Bark Ice Cream stuffed between two Oreo Cookies.

Snowman Cone Cookie (48 hrs+)
House-made sugar cookie set in the shape of a snowman in an ice cream cone. Made to order.

Bomba (Tartufo)
Classic gelato tartufo 5 pack. All varieties are Gluten Free

Complete  menu here

 

  Le French Dad
Get your Holiday pre-orders in by December 20th.

We will email your invoice within one business day. Please enter a VALID email address. All orders must be picked up at Le French Dad at 10 Church Street, Montclair, prior to our closing on the selected pickup day. No refunds allowed. We encourage you to order bread in advance via our site 

Sweet Kitchen  

Plum Bakery Specialty Cakes (3 layer cakes )

Red Velvet Cake
a southern classic rich cocoa cake, red in color, classic whipped cream cheese frosting
Carrot Cake
moist spice cake, fresh grated carrots, classic whipped cream cheese frosting
Black Out Cake
rich chocolate cake, chocolate fudge filling and frosting,  ganache topping
White Out Cake
moist vanilla cake, creamy vanilla pastry cream filling, meringue butter cream frosting
Coconut Cake
coconut cake, coconut cream filling, meringue butter cream frosting, shredded coconut flakes

complete menu here

 

Let’s Yo Montclair will have apple pies as well as custom froyo pies.