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Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
609 3910677
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh, warm doughnuts

Childhood memories of morning bike rides to Brown's for doughnuts. We have introduced our kids to Brown's and they love it! We don't stay in OC for our family vacation, but it is now a family tradition to at least once morning wake up and drive to Brown's for breakfast and doughnuts. Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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Norwood, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

While the breakfast we had was good, I'm not happy with being charged for each cup of tea that we had. Do not recall seeing "no free refills" on the breakfast side of the menu. Never looked at the other side, so I'm not sure if it is stated on the other side. Saw wait staff constantly filling coffee cups... More 

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Childhood memories of morning bike rides to Brown's for doughnuts. We have introduced our kids to Brown's and they love it! We don't stay in OC for our family vacation, but it is now a family tradition to at least once morning wake up and drive to Brown's for breakfast and doughnuts. Great breakfast menu. It does get pretty busy,... More 

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PHOENIX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were staying in Ocean City, NJ for a vacation. Having some birthdays to celebrate we went to Brown's for breakfast. The food was fabulous- blueberry pancakes loaded with berries, omelets full of ingredients-mushrooms, veggies, ham, and cheese. Potatoes to die for with the omelets. Took some donuts home-so yummy. Our server was wonderfully patient with our young children in... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

While in Ocean City a visit for Brown's Donuts is a must. However I'm seriously thinking of just getting them to go next time. Not surprised at JS's review...I saw that kind of thing this week. The donuts are expensive but yummy so I pay for them, hey it's vacation. But the rest of the food is not so great... More 

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Wow, We have loved Browns for a long time. But we finally had a bad experience. I guess if you keep going back to one of your favorites sooner or later, Bang, the hammer drops. Going in with 8 people, some big, some small, we were placed at a small table by the bathrooms. I get it, small place, small... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Come to the end of the boardwalk to Browns for breakfast. Solid food and great view. Donuts to die for. And I hate donuts. Thanks for the repast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Brown's on the OC boardwalk..What a scenic, easy in & out stop for a quick breakfast! This place is a machine...Experienced veterans of the summer breakfast masses, the folks at Brown's have it down! Good food, prepared with no muss or fuss with little waiting..Even during the prime summer breakfast hours, with lines everywhere--Brown's gets it done, and done well!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A highlight of going to Ocean City, NJ. Browns makes the best donuts I have had by far. Nothing compares to these! My whole family goes crazy over these. They are warm, fresh, and delicious everyday. Get there early, because they go quick. Must try at the boardwalk. Favorite is the vanilla glazed!

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Croydon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I ate here in November for breakfast good food and the donuts were delicious we would come here again

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped in again with a bunch of grandkids. Even though they were short staffed as many resort areas are this time of year on the Jersey Coast, they stayed patient and friendly. Some wait staff get rattled, these ladies stayed cool. Food was good as it has always been this year. Sad to see it close for the season but... More 

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Additional Information about Brown's Restaurant

Address: Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
Phone Number: 609 3910677
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 609 3910677
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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