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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always lovely to start your vaca off with a hot donut from Browns! There is always a line in the morning but even that isn't bad since you get to look out into the beautiful ocean and watch the boardwalk traffic go by. All the flavors are good but cinnamon reins superior in my house. We wait all year... More 

Thank kataybay
Orlando, Florida
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198 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip to the Ocean City Boardwalk is not complete without stopping my Brown's Restaurant for some of their freshly made warm donuts! Just make sure to get enough for everyone, they're pretty hard to resist!

Thank Chef Dennis L
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure the donuts negated every calorie (and then some) burned on the bike ride down... BUT IT WAS SO WORHT IT! Have you ever had a FRESH donut!?!? So warm it stings your fingers as you hold it but you are so sure it will be the most delicious thing ever that you are willing to sacrifice, temporarily, the... More 

Thank BeeTravelBuzz
Ocean City, New Jersey
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187 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stand in line on the hottest day of the year, or in a driving rain. People wait forever for Browns donuts. The tradition runs deep for many families. Warm delicious donuts with powdered sugar, cinnamon, plain or chocolate. Get there early or be prepared to make a lot of new friends. But please, don't get in line for just one... More 

Thank J S

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?