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Brownstone Diner & Pancake

426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302
+1 201-433-0471
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (264 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Jersey City during our travels and figured we would checkout where Diners DriveIns and Dives had gone. This location showed up on the map. First of all we went on Memorial Day morning for breakfast and waited about an hour for a...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great ,the service was okay,it could have been better. This is a family place nice atmosphere. This was my second time here,and the parking is still a hot mess.

Thank odres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its has been a staple of Downtown Jersey City for years . It was even seen on Diners,drive ins . There food is plentiful and taste great. Doesn't matter if you go for Breakfast ,Lunch or Dinner you will leave full. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family friendly place with welcoming staff...and....The Best pancakes anywhere. The meals aren't bad either, and the coffee is always hot.

Thank D5033BLpaulb
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Overall - The diner is as good as advertised but the service took away from it all. Went for lunch with the kids and it took at least 10 minutes to find parking as their parking lot is so small. Once inside it took 10-15...More

Thank Ramon A
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here a number of times. The pancakes are legendary. But the. Customer service has been very inconsistent. Good food does not make up for poor service and therefore. I cannot recommend them to others.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the better diners in all of NJ and has amazing pancakes. It gets crowded for brunch but the lines always move relatively fast

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place for breakfast. Their pancakes are huge and so yummy. There is always a line for breakfast / brunch on weekends so you know it is good. Anytime is a good time to go.

Thank Charing
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good but customer service from the owner and his family is lacking! There was a leak from the ceiling which soaked my purse and stained my shirt (bc water from a ceiling is not clean even tho they insisted it was JUST rain...More

Thank Elyse E
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with my husband and a friend. Since it was a diner, and most have great Greek salads, that's what my husband and I ordered to share. Not so great. First of all, they cut the lettuce in strips, which was a bit...More

Thank Sue R
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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