We can all agree on one thing: Brunch is the most important meal of the weekend. Bottomless, BYOB, or just an all-around good deal, you can't go wrong at any of these downtown JC spots.
Best Value for Your Buck
The Brightside Tavern
Just a stone's throw away from the Brownstone Diner, the Brightside Tavern offers a brunch deal every day of the week. For just $20, you can have any brunch entrée and 3 mimosas and/or bloody marys! 141 Bright St.
Brownstone Diner and Pancake Factory
The Brownstone Diner has an extensive menu, featuring brunch 24/7, as well almost anything else you could imagine. Not only do they have a great food menu, their drink menu isn't too shabby either. 426 Jersey Ave.
With a tagline of "Burgers, Brunch, and Brews," how can you go wrong? This newly-opened restaurant within walking distance of the Grove Street PATH will complete all your three favorite B's. 247 Washington St.
The Bistro at Grove Square
Boasting brunch 7 days a week until 4pm, The Bistro can turn mid-afternoon into a boozy-brunch-kind-of-day for just under $12! With availability to order from the brunch and lunch menus, you have ample options to fulfill all of your brunch needs. 116 Newark Ave.
What could be better than mimosas? How about bottomless mimosas for just $15 when you order a Cuban brunch entrée? Hard Grove offers different types of mojitos, as well, so if you're feeling a bit adventurous and want to try something new, these are a great option. Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am until 2pm.
284 1st St.
Sam A.M. is a neighborhood breakfast spot in the Paulus Hook neighborhood. Only a short walk from Gove Street, Sam A.M. offers a Thanksgiving-style chicken and waffles dish, and house-made cold brew coffee. Even better than that -- you can have brunch any day of the week because its BYOB.
112 Morris St.
In the mood for a twist on Mediterranean food for brunch? Look no further than Dolma. With outdoor seating in the summer and a quaint dining room inside, you can celebrate Saturday or Sunday brunch any weekend from 10:30am until 3pm.
270 Grand St.
Angela is a graduate student of cultural anthropology. While living in JC for the past two years, she has developed quite a taste for champagne, eclectic bars and exploring dog parks with her adorable cardigan welsh corgi, Olive. Follow her adventures with Olive on her Instagram @angie_ash!