Comfort Inn Near FairPlex
1421 S. Garey Ave
Pomona, CA 91766
Phone: (909) 620-0099
Fax: (909) 620-0100
If Cuban and Spanish cuisine are something that you really love, then stroll into CocoPalm without another thought. Try the 'All-U-Can-Eat-Lunch'—if that is too heavy for you, go for platters like Seafood Paella, Cuban Wok-Fried Rice or The Ricky & Lucy. Wash it down with red wine, champagne or any other drink that suits your taste. The food as well as the restaurant will leave an impact on you—the elegant patio, indoor seating, the palm trees that surround the eatery and the stylish night club create a pleasant effect. CocoPalm also provides banquet facilities and caters to wedding receptions.
Players is a great local bar where the service is friendly and fast. Players has a full bar and you can snack on a few American dishes, such as hamburgers. There is also a jukebox where you can listen to a few songs as you drink and have a conversation.
Hip Kitty Jazz & Fondue is a live jazz bar which also happens to serve delicious fondue. The rather small venue has a distinct performing area and a couple of tables near the fondue bar. Worth trying out are the delectable cheese, meat and seafood fondues and the dark chocolate fondues. Live jazz music begins every evening at 8p promising to make your evening a truly relaxing one!
Located in the Lemon Packing House - once a part of Claremont's citrus industry before it was rebuilt as a commercial space - Casablanca stresses Lebanese food as well as more general Mediterranean fare. Its menu includes lamb shanks, hummus, kabobs, shawarma, and seafood dishes as well as a fully-stocked bar. Belly dancing takes place at Casablanca every Friday night, and the restaurant also offers flavored hookahs for guests to enjoy after their meals. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, with outdoor tables under cover in the event of inclement weather. A parking structure is located directly next door, offering free parking for guests at the restaurant. Catering services are available and reservations can be made online. -Rob Vaux
The Village Grille is a 1950s style diner specializing in classic American food. The meals are inexpensive and center around staples such as burgers, malts, sandwiches and chili. Salads, soups and fruit plates are also available, and the Village Grille has a breakfast menu that includes steak and eggs, hash browns, and other standbys. It first opened in 1949 and the atmosphere has remained the same. On the second Saturday of every month, the owners host "Cruise Night," playing vintage '50s music on outdoor speakers and inviting car aficionados to park their vintage automobiles along the nearby streets. -Rob Vaux
The Press opened in 1995 with a mission to bring simple, yet upscale food to the Foothill communities. Its menu stresses American staples-- fish, chicken, steak and pasta-delivered with flair and presented in appetizing portions. Alcohol is available at the Press's bar, with an emphasis on wines to be taken with a meal. The Press also hosts local music groups five nights a week, with an emphasis on jazz and folk performers. The musicians take the stage later in the evening-usually between 8:30p and 10:00p, allowing diners who want a more quiet atmosphere to arrive and eat earlier. The Press is available for private parties and catering events. -Rob Vaux
The owners of Viva Madrid patterned their décor after classic Spanish tapas bars, with cozy tables and copious wall decorations. The restaurant specializes in traditional tapas, which means everything comes in small servings, similar to appetizers, containing a wide variety of ingredients and flavors. Viva Madrid serves entrees as well, and has a bar with beer, port, sherry and a wide array of wines. On Wednesday and Thursday nights, they host performances from flamenco guitarists. A USD10 minimum purchase is required for credit cards. -Rob Vaux
42nd Street specializes in bagels and cream cheese, available in a vide variety of flavors. It also offers sandwiches and salads, with split bagels used in place of bread. Soups and coffees are sold alongside the bagels, and the store's breakfast menu is available all day. As its title implies, 42nd Street embraces a Broadway theme, with checkerboard floors and posters from famous musicals on the walls. Tables are available for sit-down diners, but 42nd Street also offers its food to go. A husband and wife pair purchased the restaurant in 2008, emphasizing their local connections and a family-owned atmosphere. -Rob Vaux
Black Angus is a well known steakhouse chain and its Montclair location is loved by the neighborhood locals. Black Angus serves steaks, burgers and more using only certified meats. They have a separate kid's menu that features some classic items like burger, mac and cheese and more. The BullsEye bar is a fun place to hang out with friends or even with family. Visit here to watch a match while sipping on your favorite beer, cocktail etc. The servers are friendly and very helpful. Call ahead for more information.
Peacock Gardens Cuisine of India & Banquet Hall has been serving Indian and sub continental dishes for many years now. Known for their Chili Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala, Goat Meat Curry, Lamb Bhuna and Peacock Special, Peacock Gardens has been garnering a steady fan flow over the years. A great place for lunch and buffets, there are a lot of vegetarian options as well. If you are craving for a nice Indian lunch or dinner, head to Peacock Gardens and get a taste of India.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the 'Light House' menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Aladdin Jr is an eclectic restaurant and cafe serving Arabic, Mediterranean and Greek dishes. This family friendly restaurant has an extensive menu featuring cold and hot appetizers, delectable entrees, sandwiches, salads, side dishes, seafood, meat and chicken dishes,and rich desserts like baklava and cheesecake. Some of the highlights are the amazing falafel sandwich, lovely chicken kabob, beef shawarma and succulent lamb shank. They even have a hookah bar featuring different flavors to smoke up.