Marlene Lang, Patch Staff
Easter brunch is a tradition in Ocean City and the rest of Cape May County, so plan yours now if you haven’t already.
Patch has found a few fantastic spots serving famously delicious breakfasts and brunches. Not all are taking reservations, so plan accordingly. If you’re hoping to dine out around Ocean City and haven’t already made a reservation, do it soon, call to be certain, or consider making your special meal take-out this Easter.
Dockside Kitchen reopened and resumed its brunch service on April 8. At 228 Bay Ave., the Dockside Kitchen is a favorite OC stop with an ocean view. They’re open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. so head out for Easter Sunday brunch. Dockside Kitchen doesn’t take reservations, so you may want to call ahead and order your special meal to carry out. Dinner is served between 5 and 9 p.m. Call 609-399-5588 for more information.
Augie’s Omelette and Waffle House offers that Jersey Shore charm for brunchers, especially those who love omelettes. Find Augie’s at 9th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Ocean City. They’re open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and you can order takeout online, also. If there’s someone in your group who isn’t loving brunch, Augie’s is known for making a great burger, as well. Call 609-391-0222.
Hooked on Breakfast serves breakfast and lunch year round, and early risers will find Easter Sunday goods cooking at 7 a.m., served until 2 p.m. at 916 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City. Crepes, omelets, pancakes and waffles await. No means of making reservations was found, so show up or call ahead at 609-938-9285.
Browns Restaurant at the corner of St. Charles Place and Boardwalk in Ocean City is opening April 16 for the season, just in time for Easter brunchers. The donuts are locally famous and this family restaurant is a breakfast favorite right on the OC boardwalk. Call 609-391-0677.
Arlene’s on Asbury is another local favorite opening at 7 a.m. and serving breakfast and lunch. until 3 p.m. Open year-round at 624 Asbury Ave., Arlene’s offers indoor dining, carry-out and even a gluten-free menu. This may be a delicious destination for your Easter brunch outing. Call Arlene’s at 609-399-3639.