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Brownstone Diner & Pancake

426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4347
+1 201-433-0471
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“pancakes” (292 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4347
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had fairly high expectations after seeing thay Guy Fieri had done a special as part of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives here, and everything was fairly basic. There was a pretty bad water leak from the roof onto the table, and I had an alcoholic...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NeedToSeeItAll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you turn up at the weekend you will probably have to wait as it is so busy. However any weekdays are no problem, although still busy. Menu is vast, waiters are friendly and the food is sometimes just too much for us Europeans,especially the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scottyguy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I ate a late breakfast on a Saturday morning while visiting from out of state. Researching the area, I learned that the Brownstone Diner was featured on Guy Fiero's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and was excited to eat there. It was crowded...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MAbelini
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Has been in business for many, many years. They get better with time. Can’t stop eating their pancakes.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank CParrill
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Great bacon, like fresh off the farm. Homefries were so good. The pancake recipe is homemade!!! So much better than the box. Great service and decor. It's not the least expensive but you get what you pay for. Spend the extra, worth it!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Have to try the waffle & chicken. They are well worth it for the travel. The staff is very nice & welcoming. Came here for some good waffles & chicken. Well worth it went on Saturday very nice and maintained.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yarbeezy
Reviewed 2 October 2018

One trip there for breakfast and you won't go any other place again. Every time my friends from out of state come thats the one place they always en not home and time again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went to Jersey City/ NYC this past month and stumbled upon this gem... My Mom found it, saw that it had been featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and that was enough for us to check it out. We are so glad we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jadenb1983
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If youre craving for breakfast food for dinner... this is my go to place. Their pancakes are excellent

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Eda M
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

If you have the choice between eating here and staying home, sit back down on the couch lassie. Ordered a pepperoni pizza, and they said they were out of pepperonis. That’s fine though, ordered the margarita pizza instead. 10 minutes later, server comes back and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Samantha C
22 August 2018|
Response from hershey272 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.
12 November 2017|
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Response from Rkarakoti | Reviewed this property |
I think they are but best to check once with them directly.
3 December 2016|
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Response from ouilv2travel | Reviewed this property |
Oops – sorry I didn't see this question for so long. It appears I am not getting notifications from trip and Iser. Unfortunately I don't remember how many types of pancakes they have but I'm sure it was a lot!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-433-0471
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