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Reviewed January 25, 2018

I have been to HGC several times over the past year, with friends and with my kids. I have written in my previous reviews that it is important for me to have proper expectations when I choose to spend time and money, and I am...very comfortable in a variety of places - from rustic to high luxury. Hoboken Gourmet Company is a little gem amidst the road construction mayhem and commercialized eateries that have overtaken the square mile of the planet, called Hoboken... Nestled in the heart of the town, and steps away from the pier, the cafe/restaurant is a lovely spot for a late morning respite. The atmosphere is neither glamorous nor pretentious, but comfortable and cozy - fits in perfectly with the brick townhouses of the area. The service if friendly and fast, coffee is good, and the muffins are delicious! Though, since I am very conscientious about sweets, I have been able to make special requests to fit my diet every time, and have had zero issues with that little quirk. My favorite is the sliced turkey with poached eggs and avocado -- it might sound boring, but I enjoy the dish every time without feeling guilty or being judged for ordering off the menu. There is also free WiFi, which is nice to rely on when sitting solo.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Came into Hoboken to visit. Love this old 19th century city. Washington Street is busy with stores, coffee shops, bakeries, and restaurants. We decided to have lunch here. It's a very small place located in the lower level of the building. It's like going down...the cellar which is fine. They have some outdoor seating. Inside is old, run down, neglected but has that vintage charm. Breakfast cuisine seem really good as well as their muffins but their lunch menu was limited. We had their angus burgers with avocado. The burger was a flat patty with no flavor. Instead of avocado we received some sort of guacamole which was horrible. Someone else ordered a chicken sandwich which was not even cooked. PINK! You could see it from across the room. The waitress was very nice and polite but not attentive. I had to keep getting her attention. She took the sandwich back and apologized. She even came back with two small muffins. Eventually the sandwich was good when cooked properly. The kitchen is visible and is run down. I wasn't a fan of the food. Plenty of other places to try in this beautiful city and I can spend my money somewhere else. FYI others in my group liked the place so your call to give it a try but take a look at the area before deciding.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

We found this restaurant on a quick trip to Hoboken at the end of a long weekend visiting NYC & the surrounding area. We got there late in the morning with three hungry littles and my mother on crutches. The staff helped us to fit...at one of the outdoor tables and scrounged chairs for us. Our food was all outstanding. We had five different things and each was excellent. Eggs were perfectly poached. Seasonings were nice. The Challah French toast with banana butter was delicious; I kept stealing bites from my grandchildren. We felt very lucky to have stumbled onto this gem, thanks to Trip Advisor.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

I'm really surprised this place doesn't have an overall higher rating! I went there for the first time this Saturday for brunch and I absolutely loved it! I was meeting a friend for lunch and she was running a bit late. I was greeted immediately...by the staff & the service was great! The weather was beautiful so it got busy fast at HGC but I never felt forgotten. Within 5 minutes, I was asked by 3 different staff members if I needed anything. I felt so spoiled :) The coffee. The food. The service. The cozy indoor setting & relaxing outdoor little tables - all deserve BIG A+. I highly recommend this place !More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

One of the bedt places in Jersey to get Brunch, it reminds me of a small European cafe, you can relax with a coffee or iced tea at any time of the day, service can be a little bit slow, but the food and ambiance...make it worth the wait. Great outdoor seating.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

We visited Hoboken, and came across the Hoboken Gourmet Company Cafe quite by accident. The staff are very friendly, polite and enthusiastic about their products. We had some delicious muffins and lovely coffee which was refilled should you want it. We noticed other people were...eating different types of food from the menu, which also looked tasty. The prices are reasonable too, so pay the a visit, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a quaint interesting place for breakfast and we were not disappointed. We had great food, great portions, and great atmosphere. Looking forward to breakfast in Hoboken again.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

This BYO is awesome for breakfast or brunch- everything is really fresh although it's a tiny place! There is outdoor seating in summer. They bake fresh muffins daily, as well as cookies, etc. The pancakes are delicious. Their salads are fresh, large, and delicious, and...they get blue cheese imported for them. Overall, great place to bring friends and have a healthy or unhealthy breakfast!More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very accommodating on Father's Day...ate outside with kids and family. The omelet was outstanding! salads were generous and the breakfast burrito was tops. Great atmosphere...would definitely return...reasonable priced

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast/ brunch place. Food is good portion and tasty. Recommended if your in the area, will defiantly return soon. Friends all had eggs and different coffee drinks. We all loved what we got. All plates looked rather yummy, especially those eggs Benedict. Had a...large cappuccino was were pleased, could have been a tad but stronger, but lovely sitting out side in the warm sun today. Its lovely inside as well.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday morning at 9ish and got a prime seat at the front in the sun. I ordered the huevos rancheros and my girlfriend got the eggs Benedict. Both were very good. Orange juice was also delicious and service was great. Would...come here again in a flash.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

One of my favorite places for breakfast in Hoboken ... fun place with a little busy atmosphere to boot!

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We arrived on at our hotel (W Hoboken) after an early morning flight from Florida, feeling hungry and tired. It was 11-ish -- the time when most lunch places aren't open yet and most all-day places have stopped serving breakfast. We were in a breakfast...mood and stumbled upon Hoboken Gourmet just 3 blocks from the hotel. They serve "brunch" from early morning to afternoon. The food was delicious -- my husband had eggs benedict and I had kind of a Mexican version of "matzo brei" made with corn tortillas, tomatoes, onions, and scrambled eggs with fresh avocado on top. Super-delish. The lattes were huge and the service was very friendly and professional. We loved it so much we went back for breakfast the next day and were able to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather!More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed March 26, 2016

Friendly service. Had the corned beef and eggs - tasty hash and eggs just right. Benedictine was great. Would have liked free coffee top ups!

Date of visit: March 2016
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

We stopped in for breakfast and we weren't disappointed. The spinach omelets were huge and the granola parfait was very filling. We did order 2 homemade muffins and were not disappointed. We walked out fat & happy. Highly recommend for breakfast.

Date of visit: February 2016
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The Hoboken Gourmet Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4