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Brown's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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meals, features


Eggs Any Style
Homemade Homefries and Toast
Eggs Any Style
Choice of Ham, Bacon, Pork Roll, Sausage or Scrapple
Homemade Hot Cakes
Choice of‏ Ham, Bacon, Pork Roll, Sausage or Scrapple
Texas Bread French Toast
Choice of Ham, Bacon, Pork Roll, Sausage or Scrapple
Belgian Waffle
Choice of Ham, Bacon, Pork Roll, Sausage or Scrapple
Homemad Creamed Dried Beef
Served on an English Muffin with Homefries
Includes toast and home fries
Ham and Cheese
Bacon and Cheese
Mushroom and Cheese
Cheese $+0.25
Ham, green peppers and onions
Tomato and Cheese
Cheese $+0.25
Tomato, green pepper, onion and mushroom
Broccoli and Feta Cheese
Cheese $+0.50
Scrambled eggs blended with crisp bacon. Served with toast
Kaiser roll $+0.50
Bagel $+0.50
Sunrise special
Scrambled Egg, Choice of Bacon, Ham, Pork Roll. Sausage or Scrapple with cheese on an English muffin
Bacon, Ham, Sausage, Pork Roll, or Scrapple
Belgian Waffle
With fresh blueberries or strawberries
3 Hot Cakes
With blueberries
Blueberries $+0.50
Short Stack
Silver Dollar Pancakes
Animal Cake
Homemade Home Fries
Texas Bread French Toast
Short Stack
Cheese $+0.50
One Egg
Orange Juice
Apple or Cranberry Juice
Hot Chocolate
With whipped cream
Grapefruit Juice
Chocolate Milk
Tomato Juice
Made fresh daily
On the premises!
Cinnamon, Vanilla, Chocolate, Plain, Powdered, Honey
1/2 Dozen
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All reviews breakfast donuts honey glaze english muffin omelet home fries sandwich bike ride powdered sugar worth the wait wait in line long line every morning melt in your mouth great doughnuts take out window the north end
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

If you ever visit Ocean City NJ, you’ll miss out on the best glazed donuts in the universe if you fail to swing by Brown’s Restaurant right on the boardwalk. I’m pretty sure you’ll end up getting a bakers dozen.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank brunner5
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Finally had the donuts that I have heard so much about. It was a plain cinnamon sugar but it was a good donut. I can see why people wait in line just to get one of these donuts

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My wife and I have been to OC many times, but never ate at Brown's. We really have been missing out. During an early morning bike ride, we decided to stop for a bite. This was on Saturday, 10/6, around 10:00. We expected a wait,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a boardwalk staple and every year my family looks forward to getting donuts as we walk the boards. This time we ate breakfast inside. My husband and I made the mistake of getting a “California” omelette which the menu said included avocado. It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steph0722
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while out for a bike ride. It was packed, thought we might have a long wait. We were seated quickly, had a great booth, appreciated the efficient and pleasant waitress, but most of all the food was excellent! Eggs, pancakes,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frolzer
Reviewed 18 September 2018

stopped here at the donut window while riding bikes in the morning. Had delicious hot donuts and coffee. Quite a crowd even in off season mornings. Will return again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tonkadave
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I've been going to Browns for 30+ years and they never disappoint. Both the breakfast side as well as the donut window are always super yummy!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 651debm
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The food here is pretty basic. They offer friendly service, a decent cup of coffee, egg dishes, pancakes, etc. I've enjoyed the egg, cheese and sausage breakfast sandwich. They are best known for fresh donuts. You will see two lines outside on a busy summer...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Concetta08062
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Rent bikes and ride boardwalk to Browns for breakfast. Lots of room, good service and excellent food. Reasonable prices and take the whole family

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 2x4wayne
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We went with friends for breakfast. Since we summer in OC we knew the reputation was high. We were not disappointed. Service was great, food tasty and nice portions, price right. Wait time is totally worth it. Donuts are tasty, especially when served hot. My...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gk347N
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Jane C
15 September 2017|
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Response from Anita E | Reviewed this property |
No. This restaurant closes in September as far as I know, then opens on weekends in the late Spring.
Lisa C
30 May 2017|
Response from Anita E | Reviewed this property |
Brown's is not "open all day". They are a breakfast venue. I suggest, you stop by via bike or while walking the north end of the boardwalk in the early morning. Most likely, there is a lineup at the donut window. You can ask... More
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