Best Brunches in New Jersey

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Perona Farms, located in Andover, offers a Sunday brunch buffet from 10:15 a.m to 3 p.m., the last seating is at 1:30 p.m. Click here to make a reservation.

The Black Swan Brunch
The Black Swan Brunch in Asbury Park

Asbury Park

The Black Swan – A gorgeous location for a delightfully different weekend brunch. Start off with Mimosa flights and Bloody Mary carafes. In addition to their Full English Breakfast, their Brunch menu includes 3 egg omelettes 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. 

Brick Township

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.

Brownstone pancake factory
Fried Oreo Cheesecake Pancakes at the Brownstone Pancake Factory

Cape May County

Brunch, New Jersey, Jersey Bites, Fishin' Pier Grille
Fishin’ Pier Grille

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, Clary’s Country Corner, the Blue Pig Tavern, the Mad Batter, and the Red Store.


Paragon Tap and Table, in Clark, offers an à la carte brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Brunch, New Jersey, Jersey Bites, Haven

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, 6:30 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 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.


Brunch at Bottagra is more like party time, complete with champagne showers and glow sticks. Once a month from September to May, the restaurant immerses diners in a full nightclub experience. Buy tickets in advance online or call 862-668-2473.


Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, Brunches, Jersey Bites, Photo by Nadya Furnari
Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern (photo by Nadya Furnari)

Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern offers a Sunday buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Be sure to check out the scone bar as well as an expanded kid’s section offering pancakes and French toast with fun toppings such as whipped cream, strawberries and Oreos. Click here to make a reservation.


Hoboken hot spot Anthony David’s serves à la carte brunch daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BYO.

Jersey City

Satis Bistro serves up brunch in Jersey City on Saturdays and Sundays, and in Bloomfield on Sundays. Both locations serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Also located in Bloomfield.)

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Maritime Parc

Maritime Parc, a sleek Liberty State Park gem offers an extensive Sunday brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., views of Manhattan’s skyline inclusive.


Sweet Basil’s Café and Grill serves breakfast and brunch all week long 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.

Long Branch

Avenue is located in Pier Village and offers an extensive and elegant brunch menu, unique cocktails and ocean view.

Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant provides ocean-side dining and a well-rounded brunch buffet on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Old Causewaylocated in Manahawkin, serves brunch on Sundays starting at 10 a.m. 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 breakfast
Town Grill Manasquan breakfast

Town Grill Manasquan offers breakfast 7 days a week starting at 8am. Enjoy an array of omelets, pancakes, French toast, classic egg dishes, benedicts, shrimp & grits and much more.  


Project Brunch Manalapan
Project Brunch Manalapan

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. 


Samba Montclair
Samba Montclair

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. On Sundays, brunch is served from noon to 4 p.m., and the dinner menu is also available starting at noon.

Vanillamore Dessert Kitchen

At the Vanillamore Dessert Kitchen, sweets are at the center of the brunch menu, complemented by healthy, seasonal savory offerings. Most selections are perfect for sharing, so you don’t have to pick just one! Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


The Sunday brunch buffet at Blue Morel is offered from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Monday through Saturday from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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.

Rod’s Steak & Seafood Grille transforms to a brunch lover’s paradise every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., serving up an all-American selection.


Cowan's Public
Cowan’s Public

Cowan’s Public from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 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 in Point Pleasant Beach
B2 Bistro + Bar in Point Pleasant Beach

B2 Bistro & Bar offers a Weekend Brunch on Saturdays from 11am – 4pm and Sundays 10am – 4pm. Enjoy House Made Corned Beef Hash, Crab Cake Benedict, Shrimp Scramble and much more including cocktails.


The Shannon Rose
The Shannon Rose (Ramsey)

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.

Red Bank

B2 Bistro + Bar in Red Bank offers brunch 7 days a week! 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. Available Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Monday-Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Molly Pitcher Inn Two seatings are offered on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. October through mid-June. Recipient of the Asbury Park Press, Readers’ Choice Award for Best Brunch since 1996.


Salt Creek Grille is located on the Navesink River and offers a lovely menu including snow crab legs, peel & eat shrimp and a lobster omelet. According to the restaurant “call for exact menu selections, as most changes weekly.”

Toms River

B2 Bistro + Bar in Toms River
B2 Bistro + Bar in Toms River

B2 Bistro + Bar offers a delicious weekend Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy dishes like Banana Fosters French Toast, Raspberry and Ricotta Pancakes, Sausage Gravy & Cheddar Chive Scones and more. B2 Bistro has a liquor license so count on delicious brunch cocktails too.


The riverside Chart House offers a Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with views of the Manhattan skyline.

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