Montclare is one of 77 officially designated Chicago community areas located on the Northwest Side of the City of Chicago, Illinois. This humble community is in Cook County with a population of 14,267. This neighborhood offers a quiet atmosphere as well as convenient access to the Metra rail. This is a clean and inviting neighborhood for people who just can't decide between the suburbs and the city. Resident enjoy access to several green spaces as well as a variety of local and chain businesses. The public schools in Montclare are above average. Living in Montclare offers residents an urban suburban mix feel. Montclare has a wealth of restaurants, shopping destinations, and beautiful homes. No need to move all the way out to the suburbs when you require more space or want to start a family, areas like Montclare are the perfect balance of urban existence and small town life. In Montclare there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. You will find lots of locally owned eateries, casual dining options, and fast food restaurants in Montclare. While you might have to travel farther into the city for fine dining, you will find a nice variety of comfort food in the neighborhood.