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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 good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“pancakes” (279 reviews)
“greek salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4347
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous diner viewed on TV. The breakfast menu is so large. and the portions are also large.You never leave feeling hungry. The weekends are very busy and sometimes the wait is one hour.

Thank carol f
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

While other Jersey diners are known for political intrigue and indiscretions, Brownstone is legendary for their food (pancakes!!), service and parking challenges. You can’t beat their selection - page after page of tried and true favorites and awesome reinvents of classics. Who else has an...More

Thank lmbjre8
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you tired of eating in big fancy restaurants or of eating in the large restaurant chains, and you want to experience a good traditional American diner then this is the place for you. The prices are reasonable, the service is good and, like any...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I am in love with their brownstone style fries .... it is really to die for seriously ..... the gravy and cheese just makes me happier in life ...... love their Nutella pancakes you have to try it

Thank Madeha A
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here after watching sunrise over Manhattan with some friends. This is a classic New Jersey Diner / IHOP hybrid with a huge breakfast menu, friendly service and its own parking lot...don't be fooled by the 8 spaces you see when you enter the lot...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

When in New Jersey and you want a taste ot the local food, check out a diner. So that’s what we did. We should have tried the pancakes. Almost everything is infused with pancakes. Instead we had our normal breakfast for dinner options. My wife...More

Thank WildmanWong
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been here before a few years ago -- I guess I forgot how bad it was --or else a gluten for punishment. $54.00 plus tip for 3 peoples lunch left most of food on plates. how can simple food be so in-appetizing ?

Thank harvIowa
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Pancakes, grits and coffee were very good. The omelettes were dry. Servers was friendly. It is a great place to slow down a bit to have breakfast with the family.

Thank golfermom2017
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and tasty pancakes at this local institution. My husband tried a pancake wrap - unique and tasty.

Thank sunnyb6301
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have had breakfast , lunch and dinner here and all three were equally as delightful. The food is always good. They make an excellent veggie burger which delighted my vegan friends who were with me. Family atmosphere, staff always make you feel special and...More

Thank Mike S
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Warren S
13 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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 07302-4347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-433-0471
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