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  • Brunch in the Boken: 10th and Willow

    It’s my favorite part of the week…brunch time! This weekend my brunch partner in crime and I headed over to 10th and Willow, a classy brunch joint on the corner of – you guessed it- 10th and Willow.

    10th and Willow is deceivingly spacious; we were sat all the way in the back of the restaurant (about 3 rooms back). I had always seen people waiting outside (in what I assumed to be a wait for a table), but turns out perhaps they were just hanging around outdoor smoking a cig? Because unless the entire town of Hoboken decides to eat there at once, there’s not going to be too long of a wait.

    Immediately, I ordered a mimosa, but found it was mostly orange juice with a bit of champy. I like my mimosas with a bit more of 50:50 ratio; a splash of OJ in a sea of champagne is more like it. There were also a lot of patrons drinking bloody Mary’s, but I am simply not a fan of spicy tomato juice. Bleh!

    The water was served in a glass canister at the table which I loved. I am notoriously a thirsty person (not just for mimosas), and having to constantly ask the waitress for water can be a bit tedious.

    While we were waiting to order, we noticed that a lot of other tables were receiving bowls of mini muffins and special butter. The waitress brought us a basket of muffins, definitely not for the low carb at heart.

    She only gave us two mini muffins in a relatively large basket which I found kind of odd. The spread they came with was delectable though…it was a mix of raspberry and honey mixed through butter.

    My brunch date and I had trouble picking what to order, as the menu was filled with delicious options. Chocolate chip pancakes and breakfast sliders to name a few. I opted for the breakfast sliders, and my date went for an old fashioned omelette, both which were relatively tasty.

    Breakfast sliders – egg & bacon bites on mini English muffins.

    Omelette with spinach and cheese. I liked the side of pineapple and grapes too!


    Service was decent, and I felt comfortable in the ambiance. Our meal came out rather slowly, which probably can be attributed to it being a busy weekend around noonish. Regardless, it was a great breakfast experience, and I would definitely recommend a trip to 10th and Willow. Make sure you go with a big group and encourage everyone to order different things and share plates for fun – that was one thing that was tough, we only had two people eating, so there were only two options for taste testing!

    Til we meet again, brunch.


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    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. She started the site to discover the wealth of fun things happening in Hoboken and Jersey City and surrounding Hudson County areas. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog Pierre, or watching some really bad {but oh-so-good} reality TV and ordering takeout with her husband.


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