Brunch is a staple of Spring. With Easter just around the corner, it is the perfect time to enjoy some mid-morning pancakes and mimosas. Need some inspiration? Come check out some of our top brunch spots from around the Garden State.
This trattoria-style, Hoboken-based restaurant is both cozy and elegant, perfect for your next pancake gathering. Chef Anthony Pino has been serving all-day brunch, seven days a week, for nearly 15 years. Experience seasonal, local ingredients with their Maine lobster “Old Bay” eggs benedict atop an english muffin, or with their savory Burrata Frittata, and be sure to try their bourbon glazed donuts before you leave.
Daily Brunch from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Upgrade your scrambled eggs with a spinach and goat cheese omelette or a serving of smoked salmon eggs benedict at Park West Tavern. With modern spins like their sweet basil gimlet and thai pear cocktails, Park West Tavern is so much more than your standard mimosa stop. This trendy American restaurant offers meticulously crafted brunch cocktails, warm hospitality and a side of seasonal muffins and pesto toasted skillet potatoes alongside every egg dish.
Open daily between 11:30 am – 1:00 am and on Sundays between 10:30 – 12:00 am.
This Atlantic beachfront restaurant is an adventurous exploration of Parisian charm and the Jersey shore. Come bask in the glow of their savior-vivre for your next Sunday Brunch and experience a menu which offers French delights such as pain perdu or creme brûlée as well as shoreside seafood on their fruits de Mer menu. Le Club Avenue also features an a la carte brunch menu with options such as natural applewood smoked bacon and haricot vert. What more could you want?
Open 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Thursday through Saturday and 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday.
Brunch lovers rejoice! Toast offers us a brunch menu that is as diverse as it is delicious. Whether your heart desires smoked salmon toast (topped with nova lox, herbed cream cheese, red onion, capers and cucumbers), carrot cake pancakes or bananas foster French toast, you can be sure to find it at Toast. There is even a tofu scramble omelette for your vegan friends!
Open for breakfast and brunch between 7:30 am- 3:00 pm. Closed Tuesdays.
New Brunswick is a well-known hub for delicious food and fine dining. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that The Frog and The Peach is a delectable spot to stop for brunch if you find yourself in this college town. Enjoy duck confit, blackberry compote, and foie gras gravy when you order their biscuits & gravy or perhaps splurge for their pastrami-style braised short-rib.
Brunch is on Sundays between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm.
In the mood for a bloody mary? Perhaps you prefer a vanilla fig bellini or a sparkling mimosa. Either way, this American-style, Princeton restaurant has you covered. If you are in the mood for a heartier meal, The Meeting House might be perfect for you. Start off your brunch with some warm zucchini bread for the table and adventure on to flat iron steak served with fried eggs or winter squash soup. With an exciting brunch cocktail menu, The Meeting House will not disappoint.
Weekend brunch between 10:00 am and 2:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
When looking for the best brunch in New Jersey, you have to drop in at Braddock’s Tavern. Situated on Main Street in the heart of downtown Medford, this charming tavern offers cherished classics such as eggs benedict served with Canadian bacon and buttermilk pancakes with a multi-berry sauce, as well as more modern treats such as avocado toast.
In addition to their everyday lunch menu, Braddock’s offers brunch from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday.
This popular spot in quaint Collingswood is by far a favorite for South Jersey brunch-goers. Try the ever-popular cannoli French toast, a well deserved indulgence filled with cannoli cream and topped with berries, or, for a spicier bite, go for the vegetarian huevos rancheros and experience flavorful blue corn tortillas and veggie sausage alongside fried jalapeños.
Breakfast and lunch served daily from 8:00 am – 3 pm.
Avocado toast, anyone? At Adelphia, you can enjoy your avocado toast topped with sunny-side up eggs and an 8 oz. steak. Still not convinced? Perhaps try their eggs benedict served with filet mignon or spoil yourself with some homemade creme brûlée. This family-friendly restaurant with a broad American menu has been a staple of fine dining in South Jersey for more than three decades.
Sunday Brunch is between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
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