Welcome to the New Owners of Vanilla Bean Creamery!

This past Saturday, Downtown Cranford Director Caren Demyen, Mayor Brian Andrews, Township Commissioner and Downtown liaison Kathleen Miller Prunty, and DMC Board members held a ribbon cutting to officially welcome the new owners of Cranford Vanilla Bean Creamery! Congratulations to Sherri, Mike, and their young daughters on this new (very delicious) endeavor. Sherri and Mike […]

With Ocean Prime Tavern, Cranford Welcomes a New Steakhouse to the Dining Scene!

Earlier today, Downtown Cranford Director Caren Demyen, Township Mayor Brian Andrews, Commissioners Kathleen Prunty and Paul Gallo, and DMC Board members held the official ribbon cutting for Ocean Prime Tavern! This is the second restaurant that owner Sonny Gjevakaj has opened in a month in Downtown Cranford, following the recent opening of La Colina Mexican […]

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 […]

Don Chicken Brings Its Delicious Korean Fried Chicken to Cranford!

Don Chicken of Cranford is officially open for business! In the short time that the Korean fried chicken restaurant has been open, customers have already been raving about it! Don Chicken serves up 8 varieties of chicken and customers can choose from wings (their signature item), boneless, and drumsticks. Owner Will, whose brother in law […]

Authentic Thai Cuisine is Served Up at New Restaurant Thai Mama!

Earlier this week the Downtown Cranford office held a ribbon cutting for Thai Mama, located at 110 North Ave West, and officially welcomed them to the community. Present at the ribbon cutting were owners Jorge and Mullika Tobaru, Mullika’s mother Jenny, Chef Kim, Mayor Brian Andrews, Andis Kalnins from the Cranford Chamber of Commerce, DMC […]

Sapore di Italia Offers Italian Cuisine in the Heart of Cranford

Adriano Nery, the owner of Sapore di Italia, has been a part of the Downtown Cranford community since October 2020. It wasn’t long before Adriano become known for greeting customers with a smile while providing them with a wonderful experience at his restaurant. Open 7 days a week, Sapore di Italia serves up authentic Italian […]

Mystic Lobster Joins the Downtown Cranford Dining Scene

Last week Downtown Cranford officially welcomed Mystic Lobster at 101 Miln Street to the Cranford community with a ribbon cutting attended by DMC Board members, Township Committee members, the Downtown Cranford office, and Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce. Mystic Lobster has locations throughout the area, including one in Basking Ridge owned by Don Szymanski. The […]