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 their newest location in the heart of downtown Cranford, NJ. The store is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2023 and will be located on the corner of South and Walnut Avenue next to the Cranford Hotel.

The opening of Toast Cranford marks the start of an exciting future for founder Amy Russo and her partner Adam Torine. With 3 existing locations in Montclair, Asbury Park and Red Bank, this will be the first location that the pair is opening together. The Cranford store will be the first Toast location to showcase the new Toast 2.0 prototype which will feature a new design, updated logo and new signature menu items, while still serving the delicious food that fans of the concept know and love.

“I am so excited to bring this next chapter to downtown Cranford,” Russo said. “It is the perfect town to open our next location and we look forward to fully embracing the local residents and visitors to one of the best downtowns in NJ.”

Residents of Cranford can anticipate a superior hospitality experience and delicious meal when dining at Toast, whether they go the simple route with a classic breakfast sandwich on a fresh brioche roll or try one of the signature items like the decadent carrot cake or red velvet pancakes. With such a robust offering of foods and drinks, Toast has something for everyone which makes it the perfect place to gather with family and friends.

“We can’t wait to have you join us at Toast Cranford,” Torine remarked.“It will be a fun place for family and friends to enjoy a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch together! We look forward to becoming a part of the Cranford community which will also serve as our launching point for expansion throughout NJ.”

For more information about Toast Cranford and for updates on the restaurant’s progress, please contact us,