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712 Union Ave.Brielle, NJ 08730
With a menu that boasts more than 250 omelets and 50 variations of pancakes and waffles, it's pretty much a lock that you can be a die-hard Mariner's Cove regular and never get the same thing twice, and the food is so good you'll have no choice but to keep coming back to find out.
1110 Ocean AveSea Bright, NJ 07760
What do Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Geraldo Rivera have in common? All three have been spotted ordering from this Sea Bright spot's menu of egg sandwiches, waffles and omelets and side dishes that include home fries and pork roll. Give Steve's a try, and you'll see why.
35 S. Broad St.Red Bank, NJ 07701
If you're looking to kick off your day in Red Bank, this South Broad Street spot has a breakfast menu that’ll have your mouth watering in no time. Trust us when we say you can’t go wrong with eggs benedict or blueberry buttermilk pancakes.
92 Ocean Ave.Long Branch, NJ 07740
Breakfast, from traditional favorites to inventive plates, is done the way it should be here -- and then some.
1215 Sunset Ave.Asbury Park, NJ 07712
For more than 45 years, Sunset Landing has provided truly special breakfasts over the Deal Lake. The asparagus special omelet, macadamia nut French toast and Nestle Crunch banana pancakes are just a few of the options.
3208 Allenwood Lakewood RdAllenwood, NJ 08720
Who says you can't be everything to everyone? This Allenwood stop isn't just a luncheonette that has a killer way with breakfast, it's also a gift shop, an antique store and all-around step back in time. Where else can one buy bacon and eggs, a plane propeller and a set of (used) false teeth, all under one roof?
290 West Water St.Toms River, NJ 08753
If you like your breakfast with a side of kitschy fun, grab a seat at this Toms River spot where the staff wears pajamas and nothing on the table matches. Thankfully, they also have the food to back up the gimmick, and won best breakfast awards from the Asbury Park Press in 2006 and 2007.
Eighth Street and BroadwayBarnegat Light, NJ
This "America's Classics" winner is as much of a landmark as Ol' Barney