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Brown's Restaurant

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Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
609 3910677
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going to Browns for 20 years plus. It's a great place to bring friends for breakfast. The location is tops. The staff is friendly, they have good service and they keep your coffee cup full. Unfortunately, the coffee they fill your cup with is pretty mediocre. The donuts are to die for. That's the main thing to get there.... More 

Thank Nancy27614
Millville, New Jersey
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mmm...homemade donuts! This place has an amazing location on the boardwalk in Ocean City. Their breakfast is very good, and they are known for the donuts! The donuts are homemade, made to order, hot and fresh! There are a variety of toppings. It is so relaxing to be able to enjoy a good meal while looking outside. Warning the line... More 

Thank CoryDKross
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family hates getting up early, but once every summer vacation they all happily arise for a bike ride down the boardwalk to Browns. It doesn't matter the weather, we have peddled through rain, nasty heatwaves and a few thunderstorms.....to make it to donut heaven!!!! If you get there early enough you can actually get a table and have a... More 

Thank Rjon316
Easton, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt and without fail we goto Browns every year for donuts after seeing the sunrise. The object is to have bragging rights and be first in line. Nothing better than hot cinnamon sugar donuts from Browns.

Thank All_Points_Images
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to Brown's ever since I was old enough to ride my bike on the boardwalk by myself. 40 years later, the donut recipe is unchanged and they are still my favorite donuts anywhere.

Thank Chris G
Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brown's has a full breakfast menu with generous portions of excellently-prepared food (I like the omelettes best) at reasonable prices (cash only- no credit cards).

Thank flg1945
Mays Landing, New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was worth the walk and the wait to get their donuts! When we ordered them, we watched as they freshly topped them! They were highly recommended

Thank Linda K
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right on the boardwalk. They make fresh while you wait the best donuts ever. You can eat in or take home. There can be a wait depending on what time you go but it's totally worth it. They offer the normal breakfast foods as well.

Thank Nancy D
Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a terrific family style restaurant serving delicious breakfast meals and scrumptious donuts! It is a wonderful place that everyone who comes to Ocean City must visit!!

Thank Diane G
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Although we have coming to Ocean City New Jersey for years we've never tried this. My friend and I decided to stop here on a walk one morning and definitely Glad we did! It was quick and the food was good just the right portion. I would definitely recommend it and if not a sitdown stopping at the counter to... More 

Thank Alicia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 609 3910677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?