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Brownstone Diner & Pancake

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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meals, features


Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes
Made with the same family recipe for 45 years
Fresh Fruit Pancakes
Topped with fresh strawberries & blueberries (seasonal)
Short Stack of Buttermilks
Our famous Buttermilks for lighter appetites
Silver Dollars
Miniaturized Buttermilk pancakes
Turtle Pancakes
Buttermilks baked with chocolate chips and pecans
Raisin Pancakes
Buttermilks baked with plump raisins
Cran' Apple Pancakes
Buttermilks baked with dried cranberries, topped with apple cinnamon compote
Berry Sour Pancakes
Topped with warm blueberry compote & sour cream
Banana Pancakes
Buttermilks topped with fresh banana slices
Banana Walnut Pancakes
Topped with fresh bananas & baked with walnuts
Add Two Eggs
Add Ham, Bacon or Pork Sausage
Add Turkey Sausage, Taylor Ham or Canadian Bacon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two California omelettes tasted funny like the grill was dirty or something we didn’t complain and my sister left her whole plate. Server didn’t mention that we were being charged extra for substituting my daughter’s Eggs from the kids menu to sausage she kept...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came during the week and wasn't full at all. The waitress was super sweet and very attentive. I'm from TX so the eggs Benedicts didn't have tons of gravy like we do in TX. The home fries were different from other NYC area diners....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Milagro L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday morning looking for a good brunch spot, I came across this place. Their parking lot is huge and even like that there was a long waiting list of almost 45min. A lot of people go dressed fancy and the other comfy. The area is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoamiArias
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

I had fairly high expectations after seeing thay Guy Fieri had done a special as part of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives here, and everything was fairly basic. There was a pretty bad water leak from the roof onto the table, and I had an alcoholic...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NeedToSeeItAll
Reviewed November 25, 2018

If you turn up at the weekend you will probably have to wait as it is so busy. However any weekdays are no problem, although still busy. Menu is vast, waiters are friendly and the food is sometimes just too much for us Europeans,especially the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scottyguy
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My husband and I ate a late breakfast on a Saturday morning while visiting from out of state. Researching the area, I learned that the Brownstone Diner was featured on Guy Fiero's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and was excited to eat there. It was crowded...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MAbelini
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Has been in business for many, many years. They get better with time. Can’t stop eating their pancakes.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank CParrill
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Great bacon, like fresh off the farm. Homefries were so good. The pancake recipe is homemade!!! So much better than the box. Great service and decor. It's not the least expensive but you get what you pay for. Spend the extra, worth it!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Have to try the waffle & chicken. They are well worth it for the travel. The staff is very nice & welcoming. Came here for some good waffles & chicken. Well worth it went on Saturday very nice and maintained.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yarbeezy
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One trip there for breakfast and you won't go any other place again. Every time my friends from out of state come thats the one place they always en not home and time again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Colleen D
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Samantha C
August 22, 2018|
Response from hershey272 | Reviewed this property |
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I think they are but best to check once with them directly.
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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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