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Varsity Inn

605 E 8th St, Ste 1, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3768
+1 609-399-1500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (77 reviews)
“tomato soup” (25 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
605 E 8th St, Ste 1, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3768
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite breakfast spots in OC. Good service, good food. The Baked Tomato Soup is great anytime of the day!

Thank LovesToTravel2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love, love, love their tomato soup! It's the best! Breakfasts are really nice too. Try the healthy start breakfast, really fresh ingredients-no guilt. Wish they would open later in the summer. They are only open til 2.

1  Thank Marie C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going to the Varsity since the 80's. have many fond memories of eating there with my family. This recent visit was just ok. Now that they have the front garage type windows, they had them open on a morning when it was quite...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Having heard about the Varsity Inn's baked tomato soup, I along with two friends, decided we had to try this culinary delight. Well, delight it was! We could have eaten it all day. Our waitress brought wonderful crocks of hot baked tomato soup. We dove...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our daughter suggested V.I. for breakfast and we are glad she did. It is a small restaurant but worth the wait. I had the #1 special: pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausages for $7.99. I also had 2 cups of delicious coffee. My husband had #5 Creamed...More

1  Thank BarbT_Phila_PA
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After years of loving the Jersey Devil Omelette, a special only on the weekends, I was disappointed with the taste and quality of the dish on my recent visit. We arrived on a Saturday, a little after 12 noon and were promptly seated (a group...More

Thank TempleBob
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I love this place.....the only issue is seating. Although they can seat quite a few customers it's very cramped and there's almost always a wait on the weekends. With that being said, none of that matters because the food and service are exceptional!!! The Jersey...More

Thank Wulf_Pac
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Another long time eatery in the OC area. Good breakfast and lunch items. Prices are reasonable, food is good, place is clean and the people who work there are very nice. Another plus, it is open year round.

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great local spot, there is a reason theyre open year round, ots because the locals all eat here. This place has a very loyal following and is always busy. The food is great, the tomato soup is out of this world, and...More

Thank njsfinest3
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The prices are reasonable, portions are ample and our waitresses are attentive when we come during our off season visits. It's become our tradition to come here on a Friday morning after ten o'clock and have a leisurely meal with. I usually get eggs over...More

1  Thank IndigoOnTheGo
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14 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 E 8th St, Ste 1, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3768
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-1500
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