MAHWAH, N.J. -- Whether it’s a special occasion or simply a lazy Sunday, nothing beats the prized weekend ritual known as brunch. Where else, after all, can you pair gooey pastries and towering Benedicts with endless flutes of mimosas?
Who Has The Best Brunch In Bergen County?
Farmhouse Cafe, Cresskill
Mason Jar, Mahwah
Patisserie Florentine, Englewood
Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack
Twisted Elm, Elmwood Park
Five nominees are in the running for the “DVlicious best in Bergen,” each of which is being profiled this week. What follows are some tasty morsels to chew on, giving you food for thought before you click on your favorite.
Keep in mind you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. Voting ends 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29th.
Why Go: Don’t let the fact that the Mason Jar’s local fame as a barbecue joint and sports bar deter you. Those in the know say its Sunday buffet brunch puts places with classier pretensions to shame.
Worth Waking Up For: The dozens of food and dessert items to choose from, including: breakfast pizza, peel and eat shrimp, smoked salmon, antipasto, and grilled veggies, in addition to the usual bacon, sausages, French toast, and waffles. They also have carving, pasta, and omelette stations.
When: Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Septembers through Father’s Day in June)
Prix fixe? : Yes, $24.95 for adults; $13.95 for kids five to 12, free for those under five.