Rise and Dine: Best Breakfast in Seaside 12 Must Visit Hotspots

Looking for the best breakfast in Seaside Heights? While Seaside is well known for its lively boardwalk, rides and busy beaches, it’s also a peaceful and quiet town in the early hours of the day. And what better way to kick off your day than with a delicious breakfast at one of Seaside’s many breakfast spots?

That’s why we’re excited to share this complete guide to the best breakfast in Seaside Heights. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic diner, a bite to go, or a waterfront restaurant with stunning views, Seaside has something for everyone. So, get ready to indulge in some mouth watering breakfast dishes and start your day off on the right foot!

Best Breakfast in Seaside

PJ’s Place

PJs is located at Franklin Ave on the Boardwalk, right behind Kohr’s ice cream. Don’t let the Boardwalk location dissuade you. For breakfast PJ’s offers up scrambled eggs or omelets with your traditional sides. They also have breakfast sandwiches on bagels or rolls as well as pancakes and waffles. They do not offer a full diner menu, so if you are in the mood for a huge selection, this is not your spot.

While you wait for your food, take in the views of a quiet boardwalk, or the ocean. Eat inside or outside and enjoy the peaceful vibe of Seaside Heights in the morning while you enjoy the best breakfast in Seaside.

Summer hours: 7 Days a week @8am
Off season, check to see if they are open before you go. Typically they would only be open on the weekend.


If you’re looking for the best breakfast in Seaside Heights that offers generous portions, great service, and a family friendly atmosphere, be sure to check out Jimmy’s. Located at the corner of Lincoln and Ocean Terrace getting to Jimmy’s is super easy.

Not only do they offer reasonable prices, but Jimmy’s is also home to the famous Carlucci omelet. This mouth watering omelet is made of pepperoni, peppers and onions, and then stuffed with cheese, diced bacon, and home fries – a must-try for any omelet lover!

In addition to this signature dish, they also offer a wide range of classic breakfast items like steak and eggs, as well as scrapple and eggs. With attentive staff and quick service, you’ll be in and out in no time. They are open daily 6AM to 1PM.

Budget Friendly Breakfast Spots
The Dock Outfitters Cafe

A little out of the way to walk to if you are staying on the beach side of Seaside, much easier to get to if you have a bike or of course are driving. Just be aware that if you are walking or biking, you will have to cross Rt 35 to get to the location.

But we promise, it will be worth it. Dock Outfitters is one of two restaurants on this list that offer stunning views of Barnegat Bay. Enjoy a peaceful breakfast at reasonable prices. They pretty much all traditional breakfast options. Eggs any way you want with your choice of sides. Plain, chocolate chip or blueberry pancakes. Plain or cinnamon raisin french toast, as well as breakfast sandwiches. They also offer kids portions or more simple choices like cereal or muffins.


7AM-6PM (Summer)
7AM-2PM M-F (Winter)

Jimmy’s Breakfast

Jimmy’s Breakfast, also on our list of best breakfasts in Seaside Heights, is a great spot for those looking for a budget friendly breakfast option. With reasonable prices, you can enjoy a delicious and satisfying breakfast without breaking the bank.

Brunch Options in Seaside

Looking for a delicious Sunday brunch in Seaside Heights? The Ocean View Restaurant has got you covered with their all you can eat brunch buffet, served from 10AM to 2PM.

Their mouth watering spread includes a carving station with ham and beef, an omelet station where you can customize your own omelet, and classic breakfast favorites like chicken and waffles, bacon, and sausage links. Plus, they offer a rotating selection of pasta and fish of the day for those who prefer something savory.

The best part? Children are more than welcome at the Ocean View brunch, and they can enjoy all of the delicious food at a lower price than adults. So, gather up the family and head to Ocean View for a brunch experience that everyone will love.

While it may not be a full-blown brunch, the Sawmill’s Sunday breakfast buffet from 10:30AM to 12PM will help you start your day off right. They serve up classic breakfast items like scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, and sausage, as well as sweet treats like cinnamon French toast, pancakes, mini bagels with cream cheese, and other delicious pastries.

Sunset Seafood

There are a few great breakfast restaurants in Seaside Heights that offer space for larger groups.

Ocean View Restaurant

Even though Seaside Heights is popular for family vacations, finding a breakfast spot that can accommodate a large group (without a wait) can be a challenge. To make things even harder, most breakfast spots do not take reservations. The one exception we have to offer is Ocean View Restaurant. You can call them, or make a reservation online for up to 8 people.

What are Best Breakfast Sandwiches in Seaside Heights?

There are several great options for breakfast sandwiches in Seaside Heights. Here are our top picks:

Ryan’s Deli and Catering is known for its delicious breakfast sandwiches and wraps. Ultimate Belly Buster (Pork Roll, Bacon, Sausage, fried eggs, cheese and potatoes served on a 1/2 sub roll) or a dozen fresh daily bagels, this is a great spot for a quick bite. Open seven days a week 7am to 3pm.

The Crepe Shack on the south end of the Boardwalk might not serve your typical breakfast sandwich, but trust us, their crepes are worth a try. Indulge in dessert like options such as the Nutella Classic with sliced strawberries and bananas drizzled with Nutella, or the Wild Berry with whipped cream and a mix of fresh berries.

Feeling adventurous? Go for the Cookie Monster crepe loaded with cookie dough ice cream, cookie and Oreo crunch, whipped cream, and powdered sugar. This food stand also offers coffee options to complement your sweet treat. Don’t miss out on the Crepe Shack, open from 10AM to 10PM during the summer.

Jersey Roll is proud to serve one of Jersey’s oldest traditions; pork roll! Pork roll not your thing? No problem. Choose bacon, sausage, peppers, cheese or anything else you want on your sandwich. You can also order freshly made mini donuts, plain, powdered or cinnamon sugar. They will make them right in front of you!

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