Authentic Italian Dining

 Traditional × since 1999 × HOMEMADE


Located in the heart of Montclair on Walnut Street, Corso 98 has carved its own niche when it comes to authentic Italian food. 


Classic, simple, consistent, comfortable, with a whole lot of love, Corso 98 offers a unique dining experience than your everyday Italian restaurant. A family run business since 1999 that never fails to maintain an utmost level of respect and hospitality showcased to each and every person who walks through our doors.

When it comes to our food, homemade is the only way to go. From our fresh authentic pastas made every week by the one and only Mama Suriano to our signature grilled center cut prime pork chop “Carella”, every dish is crafted and served to you at the highest caliber. 

So if you ever find yourself in the Walnut Street area or are looking for a new Montclair restaurant to experience, our doors are always open. On the other hand, if you’re craving some homemade Italian food but feel like staying in, swing by Cucina 98, located in the kitchen of Corso 98 for packages foods and Italian baked goods to go. 


It’s not good enough when the best
is expected.
— An oldtimer


973 746 0789

call for reservations


98 Walnut Street

Montclair NJ



closed mondays

T-Th 5pm–10pm

Fr-Sa 5pm–11pm

Sunday 4pm-10pm



Casual attire

On street parking

Saturday nights there are two seatings for parties of 5 or more; 6:00 or before / 8:30 and after.


Cucina 98, located in the kitchen of Corso 98, offers fresh homemade treats made with lots of love. Stop by for sandwiches, soups, homemade ravioli and pasta, sauces, packaged foods to go, and irresistible Italian baked goods. Feel free to pop in anytime the restaurant is open, keeping in mind that every Saturday you can see Mama Suriano making fresh handmade raviolis showcasing a variety of fun and interesting flavors. 

So if you are yearning for some truly exemplary Italian cooking, but want to stay in, you must stop in on some Saturday to 98 Walnut Street.
— Baristanet