The 10 Best Breakfast Spots in New Jersey!

New Jersey is cooking up true breakfast delights at these great restaurants across the state. From Cuban breakfasts to stuffed French toast and classics like a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich, you’ll find something hearty at one of these great breakfast places in the state. 

1. Urban Griddle, Elizabeth, NJ

Urban Griddle is a modern diner and cafe that brings creative dishes to the menu. They also have wine, beer, and cocktails to turn your meal into brunch as well as many options for coffee drinks. Their menu has items that stand out such as the kale and goat cheese omelet and fig jam grilled cheese.

2. Brick Farm Market, Hopewell, NJ

If you’re into farm-to-table cooking, this is the spot as nearly all the ingredients are sourced from Brick Farm or nearby producers. Converted from an auto repair shop, Brick Farm Market is bursting with originality in both setting and breakfast dishes.

3. Tops Diner, East Newark, NJ

Started in 1942, Tops Diner has long been described as one of New Jersey’s best diners and their breakfast selection is no different. From pancakes to omelets to eggs benedict, the portions are huge and so is the flavor. You won’t leave here unsatisfied.

4. &grain, Garwood, NJ

&grain is a specialty place whose menu is built around the facility’s freshly-baked bread that is made daily. They also cold brew Stumptown coffee in house which is a specialty brand from Oregon. Prices are reasonable and everything is made to your liking.

5. La Isla, Hoboken, NJ

If you’re something for something other than run-of-the-mill bacon and eggs, La Isla will provide you with a real Cuban breakfast. It has been featured on TV and their famous stuffed French toast is mouth-watering and delicious with a guava glaze.

6. Plum on Park, Montclair, NJ

Plum boasts frequently-bought ingredients and a seasonal menu to keep you coming back for more of their creative dishes. The cozy location keeps it feeling homey without being stuffy and overcrowded. Breakfast includes sensational creations such as the beets and burrata or the Mexican seafood martini.

7. Lovin’ Oven, Frenchtown, NJ

Another farm to table restaurant, Lovin’ Oven offers options for any dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. They offer freshly squeezed juice, French toast, quiche, egg dishes and more. Walk into this Lovin’ location for a warm and friendly breakfast experience.

8. WildFlour Bakery Cafe, Lawrenceville, NJ

Transformed from an inn, WildFlour’s secret is that everything is gluten-free. But nobody can tell the difference because of how delicious everything is from the crepes to the cakes to the cookies. They offer both savory crepes and dessert crepes.

9. The Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ

Pancakes, eggs, and creamed chip beef are just a few of the options available on this long breakfast menu Try their namesake mad batter clam chowder, or the mad batter blackened fish sandwich and many other seafood options. They also offer vegan options.

10. Shut Up and Eat!, Toms River, NJ

The name should be an indication of the energy and liveliness of this place that stands out in many ways. Crazy knick-knacks and decorations lines the restaurant and waitresses wear PJs as uniforms. They offer breakfast bowls, eggs, and tons of French toast for kids and adults to both enjoy.

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