Toast City Diner, A New Jersey 
Restaurant Review

Toast City Diner

Toast City Diner
Four NJ Locations:

700 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ

10 Walnut Ave
Cranford, NJ

516 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park, NJ
732- 776-5900

45 Monmouth St
Red Bank, NJ
(732) 224-1234

Toast City Diner is a charming Breakfast/Brunch spot serving
a healthy, creative breakfast.

Toast City Diner: Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Eclectic - Breakfast/Lunch

Price: Moderate

Food Quality: Serves well prepared, creativly prepared dishes using fresh farm - table ingredients

Service: Friendly and attentive

Ambiance/Decor: Charming with a lively, homey vibe

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy a healthy, creative breakfast.

Not Recommended For:  Diners who prefer traditional diner style food served in large portions

Recommended dishes:  When available, For breakfast, The Red Velvet Pancakes; Banana Foster French Toast; and The vegetarian Scrambled Tofu Eggs; For lunch, The Lobster Roll served with fresh lobster meat lightly tossed with a little mayo and a little lemon, served on a traditional grilled roll, and hot melted butter on the side; The Crab cake Sandwich served on a challah bun topped with grilled red onion and a cucumber wasabi sauce; or The Cuban made with roasted pork, ham, melted Swiss, mojito and pickles served with mustard on the side.

Toast: Restaurant Review

Toast City Diner has four New Jersey locations. This review is for the Montclair, NJ location, however the menu, atmosphere, and service are similar at the other three locations.

Owned and operated by Amy Russo Harrigan, this eclectic restaurant serves up a wide variety of creative, and healthy breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes at a reasonable price.

The menu includes a good selection of kids, vegetarian, and vegan dishes.

They use fresh farm to table ingredients when available, including farm-fresh eggs, buttermilk, butter, vanilla, etc. in preparing their breakfast dishes.

The decor is charming with a lively, homey vibe. done up with rustic woodwork and walls adorned with portraits, mason jars and other country items.

If waiting for a table, you can put your name on the wait list and walk around until they text you when your table is ready.

On Sundays get there before 10 am before churches let out as they are often crowded and noisy on weekends.
The best seating is in the booths and on the second floor.

They welcome groups for birthday parties, book clubs, baby showers, and more. Open 7 days a week.

(updated: January 2024)

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