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Brown's Restaurant

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Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
+1 609-391-0677
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our "always" end of the season breakfasts are spent most often at Brown's. The wait staff is consistently congenial, our food arrives hot and coffee is generously refilled and of course, we opt for donuts "to go" before we leave. By the way, eggs are prepared perfectly according to your preference. The PorkRoll is fab! Steps away is the beautiful... More 

Thank Anita E
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. The breakfast is great and the doughnuts are a nice treat. We walk here about 3x/week when we stay in OCNJ. Get there early to avoid the wait. Cash only!

Thank ssullydc99
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177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We always head here on our morning bike rides. They have a full breakfast menu. Good food at reasonable prices. The real hit though is their fresh hot donuts...we favor the cinnamon sugar donuts. They are great. The dining area is cramped and there will always be a short, (but well worth the wait) wait. This is a real beach... More 

Thank Tulsajohn
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Hot - fresh - rarely do they make it back home!!! Worth the wait and bike ride to get them! Cinnamon, powdered or iced - they are the best!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brookeville, Maryland
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Wonderful boardwalk eatery. When on vacation my daughter walks from 18th and the boardwalk every morning for a week to get a dozen of freshly baked donuts for our family to enjoy. An empty container is in the trash every night.

Thank bobb420ret
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This family-owned favorite at the north end of the Ocean City boardwalk is everyone's choice for the freshest donuts anywhere. Cinnamon sugar, powdered suger, honey, plain and glazed are the choices until the deep fryer shuts down at 11 AM. Brown's also features great breakfasts of all the standard options, including eggs, omelettes, pancakes, breakfast sandwiches and more. Every trip... More 

Thank Christopher M
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Best donuts, will surely come back soon! The powder sugar and honey glaze are my favorite! Went there around 9am and there was no lines, donuts were fresh and hot, 😋

Thank Tamara S
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The donuts here are top knot notch. They are served warm and deep fried. The breakfast was also delicious and served quickly. You are greeted at the door and the host loves to make the kids feel welcome. Stop in while riding your bike and get some donuts to go.

1 Thank Mary S
New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Breakfast at Brown's on the north end of the boardwalk is a must to complete the whole beach experience, but expect to wait. Since it was off season, our wait was only about 15 minutes. The staff is efficient and pleasant and keeps the flow of customers moving in a relaxed atmosphere. The food is very good, the coffee a... More 

Thank Wandz55
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Best donuts on the planet! This great place is at the very North end of the boardwalk, so we would have missed it had a friendly fellow-tourist not told us about it. Family owned and operated, Brown's has great food (especially breakfast) at very reasonable prices, with very friendly service. I absolutely loved the creamed beef on toast (English Muffin),... More 

Thank Derryck M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, 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: +1 609-391-0677

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