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Varsity Inn

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605 E 8th St, Ste 1, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3768
07:00 - 14:00
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great local spot, there is a reason theyre open year round, ots because the locals all eat here. This place has a very loyal following and is always busy. The food is great, the tomato soup is out of this world, and i dont even really like tomato soup, but its great here and i get it... More 

Thank njsfinest3
South Jersey
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices are reasonable, portions are ample and our waitresses are attentive when we come during our off season visits. It's become our tradition to come here on a Friday morning after ten o'clock and have a leisurely meal with. I usually get eggs over medium, well done crispy bacon or the sausage patties, toast and hash browns. My friends... More 

Thank IndigoOnTheGo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to the varsity for yrs great place for breakfast they also have lunch there. Now we always go there when were in ocean city new jersey.The place is within walking distance from most places.The wait staff is very nice.IT DOES GET VERY BUSY THERE SO YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT TO BE SEATED.

Thank David Q
Halethorpe, Maryland
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife and I attended here for breakfast since the one place we go to during the season was closed... My wife had the western omelet which was very good she said and I had the Creamed Chipped Beef on english muffins with eggs. It's a hole-in-the-wall type place with lots of college flags around the place. I was very... More 

Thank TheEnforcer_021
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the food is excellent and the staff is good. Although the place is way too small for the amount of people who want to eat at this restaurant. Even in the winter it was so small we had a 15 minute wait on a Monday.

Thank Jomil0423
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been going to this restaurant way before the review dates allowed and the food is good, the service is good and you always get more then enough to eat while there. It does get crowded esp on a weekend but if you do not mind waiting a bit and sitting close to others it is a great place... More 

Thank Marcia Z
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Deep fried scrapple was the best. Never had it before until now. The portions were not huge. Just the right amount for me.

Thank Queenbee1955
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I always went here for the breakfast. It is so tasty that I sometimes dream about it and then I wake up slobbering on my pillow. Recommended for all ages with an empty stomach. 10/10 would still visit when I'm around.

Thank Viktor S
Ocean City, New Jersey
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a very popular breakfast and lunch place centrally located in down town. Best NJ Tomato soup ever! Great breakfast and lunch, food is always good and service as well. This is a must before you leave the Island. Love their coffee.

Thank deb r
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Every time we go to OC, we try to eat here for breakfast. It's always mobbed and we don't feel like waiting. Well, the wait is worth it; it's the best breakfast spot in OC! The food is great and the service is fast. We will absolutely be eating here again. Don't let the crowds scare you away!

Thank Carol D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 E 8th St, Ste 1, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3768
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 16093991500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?