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Brownstone Diner & Pancake

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426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302
+1 201-433-0471
06:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We'd seen this place on Triple D on the Food network and wanted to check it out, We were not disappointed! Great selection for breakfast. Incredible grits :) The pancakes were OK, under-cooked in the middle.

Thank Kim W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped with family before heading to park to go to Statue of Liberty. Great dinner, reasonable prices, big servings, kids liked the pancakes. Wish we could have tried some of the desserts in the case. Busy on a Sunday morning.

Thank Carl T
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent Diner for your Sunday brunch. A homely atmosphere - kind and effective service. This is JC - diversity at its best - lively, colorful and ... at times loud (in a positive way). Huge portions of very good - traditional - brunch specialities. Particularly like their Eggs Benedict ... but for pancake lovers, this is the place to go.... More 

Thank jda100160
Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a lot of places are open as early as 6am, or at least not a lot of good restaurants, and after I get off a shift at my work as a nurse, I love being able to have dinner/breakfast at Brownstone, the food is comforting and delicious, I always order the same thing: Newport Omelet.

Thank abbyfung09
Jersey City, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A breakfast temple in the middle of Jersery City, the Brownstone serves up incredible and incredibly big pancakes in many variations. If you're not a pancake person, the lox platter can easily feed two. Its an institution.

Thank JoeB99
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, for good food at great prices, you can't go wrong! Great service as well. They have a parking lot which is rare for an urban area and the people who work there are terrific!

1 Thank Patrick F
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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177 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant homestyle atmosphere in an urban neighborhood. Large portions of (Pancakes and Diner style) well menu prepared menu selections. We ...SPLIT..., a Soup and a turkey panini w/ sweet potato fries and had plenty of food. Theresa gave us good service. They serve wine, beer etc. A LARGE menu and all kinds of combinations are possible

Thank Mr H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was checking to see which restaurants rated highly in JC out of curiosity, since I use TripAdvisor when I travel, and I was surprised to see the Brownstone listed at top. This place is average at best. Their breakfast can be good but is pricey and nothing they do stands out. Service is hit or miss. I would recommend Coach... More 

1 Thank soberg2002
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with two friends for lunch today; often go for dinner with my husband. I had the gorganzola salad and had to take half home. Usually share the great Greek salad but sometimes add the steak, sometimes the grilled chicken. One friend ordered a chicken wrap and declared it delicious. But so big that she took half home. The other... More 

Thank Nancy S
New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 1st experience was with my family. The food here is not special...different combination of omelette and stuffed pancakes but not special at all! The food was bland, overlooked and overpriced. It's just a diner but they try to boast up the price of pancakes that have no flavor. My 2nd time here with my hubby and will NEVER return.... More 

Thank Maritza T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-433-0471

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?