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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” (41 reviews)
“pancakes” (280 reviews)
“wraps” (10 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 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank sunnyb6301
Reviewed 7 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
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab about anything lunch,breakfast.or dinner the food has always been good the breakfast menus is excellent the different types of waffles and pancakes are to die for

Thank Wendell H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The family took mom to the Brownstone Pancake House this place is Awesome we have never had such moist best tasting pancackes you could ever sic your teeth into. There are about 15-20 different types of pancakes to choose and the omelets are just as...More

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went there on a Friday night, no wait, quick service, & the food was delicious!! My husband got the roast beef sandwich. I got the egg salad sandwich. Best egg salad sandwich I've ever eaten. Why oh why can't they be in my Pennsylvania...More

Thank BlessedWife812015
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We eat at the Brownstone a few times a year for lunch or breakfast. Service is good, and food portions are large. It is a busy place.

Thank Donavon S
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Warren S
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, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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