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Brown's Restaurant

Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
+1 609-391-0677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (73 reviews)
“donuts” (135 reviews)
“honey glaze” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These are the best Donuts in Ocean City, and I've tried them all. There will be a line at the take out donut window every morning, but they are worth it! They have a limited Amazon but of flavors/toppings (honey, sugar, cinnamon sugar, chocolate dip,...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Easy access even with a wheelchair. Good ocean view, good breakfast and great donuts. The smell when you get near is fantastic.

Thank David B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I would probably drive to OC just to get these donuts. Great family run business. Great breakfast. But the donuts are to die for!

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It's not summer on the Ocean City boardwalk without Brown's freshly made donuts. The Cinnamon Sugar are a daily must for breakfast. Or lunch. Or a snack. You want one that's coming right off the conveyor. Right out of the fryer. Eat it straight away...More

Thank LexiBelleville
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Always nice to go here, after Labor Day. No waiting for a table, no long line for the donuts. Got our usual 4 donuts and then some standard breakfast. Everything good as usual and service was very good. Refills on coffee free and also very...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were riding bikes on the boardwalk and could not resist.We ordered at the walkup window and it was love at first bite!Donuts are a splurge for us but one cannot find a tastier anywhere.Location is on the north end of the OC boardwalk but...More

Thank jackmartha
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have vacationed in OC for thirty years now, and Brown's is a must for breakfast or lunch. The food is always good and plentiful, with wonderful service. Must order the freshest donuts. (Do not take credit cards)

Thank wylee1951
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My family and I, frequent visitors to Ocean City, for both day trips and week long visits, enjoy breakfasting at Brown's from time to time. They make an excellent breakfast with a wide variety of fluffy, tasty omelets. Many rave of their donuts. Frankly though,...More

Thank Citadelgirl08
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We go here because we started when our son was young! It's the beach experience. Staff is excellent friendly and helpful. Donuts are delivered piping hot to your table. Unfortunately breakfast is just average. Not looking for spectacular, but the potatoes could have a little...More

Thank gpsjulie
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Go in the early morning for the freshest doughnuts. (Grab a nice, hot, black coffee, too, for dunking.) There were six varieties when I went - plain, vanilla iced, chocolate iced, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar and one other that I don't recall. All were good,...More

Thank VacationeerUSA
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Questions & Answers
Jane C
15 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anita E | Reviewed this property |
No. This restaurant closes in September as far as I know, then opens on weekends in the late Spring.
Lisa C
31 May 2017|
Response from Anita E | Reviewed this property |
Brown's is not "open all day". They are a breakfast venue. I suggest, you stop by via bike or while walking the north end of the boardwalk in the early morning. Most likely, there is a lineup at the donut window. You can ask... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk & St Charles Place, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4227
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-391-0677
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