• The Best Eggs Benedict Spots in Hoboken + Jersey City

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    When we think about the best meal of the day {brunch, obviously}, many things come to mind — mimosas, French toast, bacon and, of course, eggs Benedict. Arguably a main event of brunch, this delicious dish combines perfectly runny egg yolk atop savory bread {to sop up all of that goodness}, often accented by a variety of breakfast meats and the tang of hollandaise sauce. Now that we’ve made you hungry, check out the best spots for eggs Bene in Hoboken and Jersey City:

    Hoboken

    Elysian Café {1001 Washington Street}

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    This popular brunch spot has a large variety of delectable dishes {and discounted drinks during brunch}, including the traditional eggs Benedict with grilled ham, hollandaise, and pommes frites or the salmon eggs Benedict with smoked salmon {the actual best} — so grab one of these, pair it with a mimosa {or manmosa}, and you’re good to go.

    Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield}

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    Choose from 8 {!} different varieties of eggs Benedict at this yummy local fave, including ricotta & truffle Benedict, Maine lobster roll “Old Bay” Benedict, guacamole and spicy chorizo Benedict, and French toast and crispy bacon Benedict {money is on this one}.

    Del Frisco’s Grille {221 River Street}

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    Check out the crab cake Benedict at this joint on River Street, made with jumbo lump crabmeat, asparagus and Cajun lobster sauce atop toasted focaccia — and maybe even get a red velvet Belgian waffle to split with your brunch partner{s}, just sayin’.

    The Madison Bar & Grill {1316 Washington Street}

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    The large brunch menu at The Madison includes eggs Benedict with your choice of crab cake or smoked salmon on top — and yes, this is included in the $31/per person buffet menu, along with their ah-mazing Bloody Marys — score.

    Turning Point {1420 Sinatra Drive}

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    With locations scattered throughout NJ, Turning Point offers the classic eggs Benedict dish along with eggs Benedetto atop toasted ciabatta with roasted peppers, pesto and poached portobellos. Also check out the big easy Benedict atop cornbread with avocado, peppers, chorizo and Cajun hollandaise — spoiler alert: this one is mouth-watering good. 

    The Ainsworth {310 Sinatra Drive}

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    Grab some delightful brunch at this locale on the riverfront and check out the smoked salmon Benedict with avocado and herb hollandaise or the classic eggs Bene with charred sausage and avocado {and the cocktails are pretty delish too}.

    Schnackenberg’s {1110 Washington Street}

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    With lots of tasty choices for any egg dish you may be craving, Schnackenberg’s offers the classic eggs Benedict with a side of potato hash, so dig in {and grab a doughnut ice cream sandwich to go while you’re at it, because, duh}.

    READ: The Best Bottomless Brunch Spots in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Sunnyside {79 Hudson Street}

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    Located a stone’s throw away from the PATH, get your eggs Bene on at Sunnyside — served on a biscuit, and throw in a side of lemon ricotta hotcakes for good measure.

    Brass Rail {135 Washington Street}

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    The prix fixe weekend brunch menu at Brass Rail is definitely brag-worthy at $23 for 2 courses and a complimentary brunch cocktail. Even better — their eggs Benedict is served over mini bagels {everything is better on a bagel, isn’t it?} and adorned with bacon, with your choice of lobster or salmon to add on top.

    Zack’s Oak Bar & Restaurant {232 Willow Avenue}

    Choose from the traditional eggs Bene, smoked salmon or eggs Benedict Florentine at Zack’s, all complete with hollandaise sauce atop an english muffin. Pair with a Banana Pancake Spritz brunch cocktail {rum and prosecco with banana and walnut liqueurs} and you’re in brunch heaven.

    Jersey City

     

    Hamilton Inn {708 Jersey Avenue}

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    Grab a $5 Screwdriver off the weekend brunch menu {go hard or go home} and help yourself to the classic eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon and home fries or the filet Benedict with filet mignon and horseradish cream.

    Skinner’s Loft {146 Newark Avenue}

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    An enjoyable brunch can always be found at Skinner’s Loft {cornflake crusted stuffed French toast anyone?}, and the eggs Bene are no exception — get yours over house made buttermilk biscuits.

    South House {149 Newark Avenue}

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    For brunch with a southern flair, check out the southwest Benedict with chorizo, chipotle hollandaise and potato hash, and maybe a pitcher of Micheladas to wash it down.

    Beechwood Café {290 Grove Street}

    This neighborhood café of the yummy brunch dishes features 3 kinds of eggs Benedict — choose from traditional, smoked salmon or fried tofu for our vegetarian or vegan friends.

    City Diner {31 Montgomery Street}

    The extensive and nommy breakfast menu at City Diner will definitely leave you with no shortage of choices, and this includes the eggs Benedict list – get yours Florentine, Jersey-style {with Taylor ham, obvs}, traditional, crab cake, smoked salmon or San Francisco style with grilled tomato and avocado.

    Brownstone Diner & Pancake Factory {426 Jersey Avenue}

    For more than just pancakes, choose from 4 Benedict dishes to leave your mouth watering: traditional, lox, Florentine, Irish Benedict {with corned beef hash}, or the breakfast bruschetta with diced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese {cuz cheese makes everything taste better}.

    See More: Best Outdoor Dining Spots in Hoboken

    Edgewater + Bayonne

    Brownstone Pancake Factory {860 River Road, Edgewater}

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    Edgewater’s Brownstone Pancake Factory is not one to miss — their extensive menu of insanely good eats includes 6 different eggs Benedicts. Choose from the classic, lox, Irish, eggs Florentine, bruschetta, and even mini waffles Benedict — theres clearly a benny for everyone. Check out their specials, too — like the carnitas eggs Benedict pictured above {YUM}. Important to note, the Benedicts are only available until 3:00PM.

    Little Food Café {330 JFK Boulevard, Bayonne}

    Always a winner for Sunday brunch {and the little heart-shaped pancakes that come with every dish are the cutest}, choose from 4 kinds of eggs Bene at Little Food: classic, Florentine, salmon or the Benedict Arnold with a poached egg and country ham atop a potato pancake.

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    Lauren originally hails from Nutley, NJ but is happy and proud to have called Bayonne her hometown for the past 5 years, where she can always find a beautiful park to walk or run in and a great place to eat. Lauren has a deep appreciation for a good bar, a great glass of red wine, and good food, and often frequents Jersey City for dining, where she worked for 4 years. Now working in NYC, Lauren still gets her Jersey City fix on the weekends or after work, and then goes back to her apartment where she lives with her husband, a Bayonne native, and her awesome kitty, Lola. You can also find her at yoga class in Jersey City or Hoboken, writing, or reading {and continually running out of space for all of her books} in her spare time.


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