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The Black Swan – A gorgeous location for a delightfully different weekend brunch. On Sundays, you can dine at The Black Swan for an 80’s Brunch Party with DJ Billo. Start off with pitchers of Mimosas and Bloody Mary carafes. In addition to their Full English Breakfast, their Brunch menu includes 3 egg omelets served with bacon cheddar tots and petite salad. Choose your stuffing – Ham & Swiss – Mushroom & Goat Cheese – Lobster & Brie. They also have classic Eggs Benedict and a Grass-fed Steak & eggs dish with creamed spinach, bacon cheddar tots, and toast. Sides of bacon, rashers, and bangers are also available. Weekend Brunch is served 11am to 3pm only on Sundays.
Toast City Diner offers plenty of breakfast and lunch options six days a week, 8am-2pm Monday, Wednesday-Friday, and 7:30am-3pm Saturday and Sunday. From pancakes to eggs benedict, cobb salad to a lobster roll, coffee and tea, there is something for the whole crew. Plus they are BYOB! Check out their other locations in Montclair and Red Bank too.
Grits and Grace offers breakfast and lunch 7 days a week from 7:00am-2:00pm. Enjoy breakfast platters, pancakes and waffles, sandwiches, burgers and more.
Brownstone Pancake Factory – For all-day brunch options plus lunch and dinner. Over-the-top milkshakes, coffees, pancakes and more. The Brownstone Pancake Factory has 3 locations in New Jersey. Check them out in Englewood Cliffs and Edgewater too.
Beacon 70 offers brunch every Sunday from 10:00am-2:00pm. Enjoy classic breakfast favorites, made to order omelets, a pasta station, a carving station, and a build your own breakfast burger.
Taylor Sams offers breakfast and lunch daily. Enjoy favorites like egg sandwiches, pancakes, and french toast, as well as burgers and tacos. Taylor Sams is open Weekdays from 8:00am-3:30pm and Weekends 7:30am-3:30am.
Cape May County
Check out our list of Can’t Miss Breakfast Spots in Cape May County, featuring Brown’s Restaurant, Mrs. Brizzle’s Buns, Marge’s Diner, Fishin’ Pier Grille, the Jellyfish Cafe, Surfside West Diner, the Blue Pig Tavern, and the Mad Batter.
Paragon Tap and Table, in Clark, offers an à la carte brunch every Sunday from 11:00am-3:00pm.
Toast City Diner knows how to serve brunch! Open daily (Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m), check out their array of options from bennys, to pancakes and french toast, handhelds, burgers, and more! You can enjoy toast in Asbury Park, Montclair, and Red Bank as well.
Vine and Oak offers brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am-2:30pm. They offer an array of options, both savory and sweet such as Challah French Toast and Short Rib Hash.
Haven sits just 20 feet from the Hudson, providing the perfect view of the Manhattan skyline. An extensive brunch menu is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
Located in Ewing, Café 72 is open seven days a week, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Outdoor seating is available during the warmer months.
Kites – An American Grille, at Crystal Springs Resort, offers its brunch buffet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern offers an a la carte Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m featuring a brunch burger, French Toast Foster and more.
Hoboken hot spot Anthony David’s serves à la carte brunch daily and brunch cocktails from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Satis Bistro serves up brunch in Jersey City on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Maritime Parc, a sleek Liberty State Park gem offers an extensive Sunday brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., views of Manhattan’s skyline inclusive.
Sweet Basil’s Café and Grill serves breakfast and brunch all week long 10am-3pm in Livingston. The American-style eatery offers a super interesting pancake menu (tiramisu pancakes, anyone?) as well as a unique selection of eggs Benedict variations. BYOB.
Avenue is located in Pier Village and offers an extensive and elegant brunch menu, unique cocktails and ocean view. Brunch is offered 11:30am-3:00pm Monday through Saturday and 11:00am-3:00pm on Sundays.
Old Causeway, located in Manahawkin, serves brunch on Sundays 10am – 1pm Get a made-to-order item from the brunch menu or enjoy special brunch cocktails like Hendrick’s breakfast martini, or his and hers mimosas.
Town Grill Manasquan offers breakfast 6 days a week (Wednesday-Monday) starting at 8am. Enjoy an array of omelets, pancakes, French toast, classic egg dishes, benedicts, shrimp & grits and much more.
Max Devros offers Boozy Weekend Brunch on Sundays from 10:00am-4:00pm. They offer create your own omelets, spiked coffee, and more!
Enjoy Brunch 7 days a week at Project Brunch! From outrageous milkshakes and over the top waffles to healthy omelets, avocado toast and eggs every which way you can imagine. It’s one of those places that everyone in the family will enjoy. Served from 8:00am-2:45pm
Samba Montclair‘s owner and executive chef, Ilson Goncalves, designed the restaurant’s brunch around classic Brazilian ingredients. Think omelet with Brazilian sausage and collards, served with a side of yuca home fries dusted with fresh rosemary, mint, thyme and oregano (pictured). Or maybe you’re looking for a grass-fed burger on gluten-free, house-made yuca bun. The list goes on. Samba is the only restaurant certified as a gluten-free restaurant in New Jersey. On Saturdays and Sundays, brunch is served from noon to 3 p.m.
Toast City Diner crushes it with brunch options. Check out their locations in Asbury, Cranford and Red Bank too.
Hearth & Tap in Montvale serves up a wide range of delicious brunch options as well as cocktails. Stop in between 12pm-3pm on Sundays and sip on an Espresso Martini or Bloody Mary and try their Hangover Burger and Crab Cake Benedict.
Breakfast and Lunch at the Blue Morel is offered daily. Breakfast is served 6:30am-10:30am and Lunch is served 11:30am-2:00pm.
Located in Morristown, Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen serves up unique dishes made from fresh, local, and high-quality ingredients. Brunch is served Sunday from 11 a.m to 2:30 p.m.
B2 Bistro & Bar offers brunch Available Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2pm. Stop in and enjoy dishes such as Chicken and Waffles, Berry Tres Leches Pancakes, or a classic Pork Roll Egg and Cheese.
Cowan’s Public serves brunch from 11am to 4pm on weekends. Enjoy craft cocktails and microbrews alongside new American style food like Nashville hot chicken and the brunch burger served on a seeded brioche bun, topped with a fried egg.
Point Pleasant Beach
B2 Bistro & Bar offers a Weekend Brunch on Saturdays 11am-2pm and Sundays 10am – 2pm. Enjoy Pork Belly & Eggs, Shoe Style Benedict, Bananas Foster French Toast and much more including cocktails.
The Shannon Rose Irish Pub offers weekend brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at both its Ramsey and Clifton locations. Varied options include the Shannon Rose Benny, and even the Hangover Burger—served on an English muffin. For reservations and information, click here.
B2 Bistro + Bar in Red Bank weekend brunch Saturdays and Sundays 11am-3pm. Their menu changes seasonally too, so there is always something new to try. Plus, each brunch entrée comes with your choice of a brunch cocktail or soft drink.
The Molly Pitcher Inn offers a la carte brunch on Sundays at 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Recipient of the Asbury Park Press, Readers’ Choice Award for Best Brunch since 1996.
Toast City Diner is a real treat, offering all your favorite breakfast and lunch options, and then some. Check out their other locations in Asbury and Montclair too.
Amelia’s By-the-Sea in Spring Lake serves brunch from 10:00am-3:30pm. They offer a perfect mix of breakfast and lunch options including omelets, frittatas, pork chops, and a filet mignon sandwich.
Marigold’s Market and Cafe is a warm and cozy family-owned restaurant. Sunday brunch is 11:30am-2:00pm, and during the week you can stop in for breakfast from 8:00am-11:30pm and lunch from 12:00pm-2:00pm.
Honey Berry Cafe offers an array of options for breakfast and lunch. Open 7 days a week from 7:00am-3:00pm (3:30 on Thursdays), stop in and enjoy one of their many yogurt bowls, omelets, benedicts, pancakes, and more.
B2 Bistro + Bar offers a delicious weekend Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy dishes like Raspberry & Ricotta Pancakes, Huevos Rancheros, Sausage Gravy & Cheddar Chive Scones and more. B2 Bistro has a liquor license so count on delicious brunch cocktails too
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