Villalobos Mexican Restaurant Coming to Montclair

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villalobosGood news for Mexican food lovers! We’ve learned that Adam Rose, Executive chef at Nico Kitchen & Bar at NJPAC, co-owned by Fascino owner Chef Ryan DePersio, will be opening his own restaurant in Montclair. A BYO authentic Mexican restaurant called Villalobos will open in the former Quick Stop space at 6 South Fullerton Avenue.

Currently under construction, we’ll update when we learn an opening date.

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Before Nico Kitchen & Bar, Rose trained in many restaurants, including Pig & Prince chef Michael Carrino’s former Montclair spot Restaurant Passionné.

(Photo: General Manager Jon Reininga and Chef Adam Rose at Nico Kitchen & Bar.)

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7 COMMENTS

  1. More like great news! In my book you can’t get much better than fajitas, made at home or at the restaurant. So easy to whip up, good, and good for you.

  2. Please please please. True authentic and inspired Mexican. No tex-mex.
    Something Montclair really needs.

  3. Authentic Mexican is a good thing, but some us are dying for some good Tex-Mex, cuz there isn’t any around here, and I’ve been looking for 20 years. Still haven’t run across a good gooey, cheese enchilada hereabouts.

  4. The nearest “authentic Mexican” is in Bloomfield, alongside the GSP: El Matador. Otherwise you have to drive into Passaic where Taqueria Brenda Lee and La Fortaleza are the real deal.

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