Our Favorite Montclair Burger Joints

Burgers are a big deal and Montclair has a great range of options, with all the fixins and fries to fight over.


Bareburger – 480 Bloomfield Avenue
Right next to the Clairidge Bow Tie Theater and across the street from Montclair Film, with locally sourced and humanely raised organic ingredients and featuring beef, boar, chicken, elk, lamb, duck and turkey.


Diesel and Duke – 39 Glenridge Avenue
Opened in October 2016, right across the street from the Bay Street train station, provides “fresh burgers at an affordable cost to the local community.”  Options include the Standard, the Holypeno, Smokeshow, Bacon Shroom, handcut fries, and try the deep fried oreos for dessert.


Stuffed Burgers – 150 Valley Road
Featuring 100% grass-fed products, including beef, lamb, pulled brisket, turkey, and include bacon jam burger, mac & cheese burger, and donut burger, among other selections.


Smashburger – 989 Bloomfield Avenue, Glen Ridge
Handcrafted foods include smashed-to-order burgers, chicken, amazing black bean burgers, addicting fries, salads, and Haagen-Dazs milkshakes, all served in less than six minutes.


Bluff City BBQ -- 21 Midland Avenue
Great burgers, and that’s just the start.  This is a full menu barbecue spot, pulled pork, brisket, ribs, onion rings and everything else.