La Colina Mexican Cantina Opens Its Doors in Downtown Cranford!

Last week, Downtown Cranford, DMC Board members, Mayor Brian Andrews, and Township Commissioner Kathleen Miller Prunty officially welcomed La Colina Mexican Cantina to town! La Colina is located at 2 South Avenue West and is owned by Sonny Gjuvakj, who previously owned both Sonny G’s and Romola’s. La Colina is open 7 days a week […]

Love Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch? Then You Need to Visit Toast in Downtown Cranford!

This morning, Downtown Cranford held the ribbon cutting for Toast Cranford, located at 10 Walnut Avenue, welcoming them to the community! Toast Cranford is owned by founder Amy Russo and her business partner Adam Torine. Amy and Adam had been searching New Jersey for the perfect location for Toast’s next location, and when they came […]

Toast City Diner Announces Plans to Open in Cranford This Fall!

We are incredibly excited to announce that Toast City Diner will be joining the Downtown Cranford dining scene this fall! Toast Cranford will be taking over the space at 10 Walnut Ave (formerly Red Crab). Please see below for the official press release from Toast. Toast City Diner is excited to announce the opening of […]

Pizzeria Bel Giardino Welcomes a New Owner!

Please join us in welcoming Joe Elbeyali as the new owner of Pizzeria Bel Giardino! Joe has over 30 years of experience cooking Italian cuisine. He began his cooking career in NJ, then moved to Florida where he opened successful Italian restaurants. Upon returning to NJ with his family, Joe knew he wanted to stay […]

Agave Mexican Restaurant Joins the Downtown Community

Agave Mx Cranford is now open at 117 North Union Avenue! The restaurant is owned by Jose Villanueva and his brother Christian, who have worked in the restaurant business for 15 years. The family is originally from Mexico City and the brothers wanted to open a restaurant that serves traditional Mexican dishes. The food is […]

Ani Ramen Brings Its Beloved Restaurant to Cranford

Luck Sarabhayavanija opened the first Ani Ramen location in Montclair in 2014. The popular noodle shop then expanded to other locations in NJ, including Summit and Jersey City, and in October 2020 Ani Ramen opened its doors in Cranford. The owners of Ani Ramen were looking for their next location and were intrigued when Cranford […]

Tomasello Winery Opens a Tasting Room in Downtown Cranford

Tomasello Winery opened a tasting room in Downtown Cranford at 109 Walnut Avenue, just as NJ residents found themselves staying at home almost exclusively. Despite that, people have been frequenting the winery to buy bottles of wine, enjoying some wine at their outdoor seating, or ordering takeout.     Tomasello Winery has been around since […]