Turning Point

Café, Breakfast Spot, and American Restaurant$$$$
Hoboken
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  • Ranked #2 for cafés in Hoboken
  • Lisa W.
    "Get the Wilbur skillet...Awesome!!"(6 Tips)
    Franco F.
    "Get the French Press house blend and don't forget the sugar sticks!"(6 Tips)
    Amanda P.
    "Get the French press coffee!! Lobster Benedict is delish!!!"(5 Tips)
    What's Good Here
    "Best place to enjoy breakfast in Hoboken with scenic views of NYC."(3 Tips)
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  • HiddenHoboken
    HiddenHobokenJuly 23, 2011
    A taste of the (classy) shore in good ol' Hoboken. Sure the view's beautiful, but cut down on your wait time by calling ahead and putting your name on the list: (201) 222-3797.
  • K. K.
    K. K.August 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best breakfast for miles and miles, but come early or in off hours. Its quite popular. Hit vanilla chai is awesome. And the pesto infusion skilled is tasty, lean and filling.
  • Amanda P.
    Amanda PetrocelliMarch 24, 2015
    Absolutely amazing food and healthy options. Well priced. Always packed so get there early. Get the French press coffee!! Lobster Benedict is delish!!!
  • Jean N.
    Jean NgMay 9, 2014
    All day bfast served !! Never go for the hot chocolate its horrible . They make a mean egg benny ~~~ a combination of cornbread and avocado and top with salsa onion and dripping yolk . Awesome !!
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best place to have breakfast in town. You can’t go wrong with one of these: Bananas Foster Waffles, Grande Huevos Rancheros, Wilbur Skillet, Lobster Benedict, or Western Omelette.
  • ℳansour α.
    ℳansour αℓтαууαrAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Well established breakfast selections, yummy and filling. The place and the location are half the taste. Want a good morning? Get it at Turning Point.
  • Jillian J.
    Jillian JacksonMarch 2, 2014
    I give a lot of credit for the cool idea to use rock candy as the sugar for coffee...But I've never been greeted nicely here, and that counts for a lot. Eh, the view is wonderful but sour atmosphere.
  • NY Waterway
    NY WaterwayJuly 31, 2012
    It will be the turning point in your day once you taste the fresh press coffee! Also a great view of the city. An awesome place to enjoy your breakfast and brunch.
  • Jacky Y.
    Jacky YanMay 22, 2015
    Amazing Lobster Benedict ! Must try! Even the normal brewed coffee taste was good enough for a coffee drinker like me.
  • Tomas N.
    Tomas NadrMay 3, 2015
    Amazing place, nice people, great breakfasts and breath taking view. And on top of that - for reasonable price. Thumbs up!
  • NY Waterway M.
    NY Waterway ManagerJuly 31, 2012
    It will be the turning point in your day once you taste the fresh press coffee! Also a great view of the city. An awesome place to enjoy your breakfast and brunch.
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best place to enjoy breakfast in Hoboken with scenic views of NYC. Call ahead for reservations to shorten your waits. Gourmet breakfast selection.
  • Nicole S.
    Nicole SchreiberAugust 13, 2014
    Decent brunch. There's a separate spot to check in for indoor and outdoor seating. Don't get them confused or your wait for a table will double!
  • Steve W.
    Steve W.October 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Popeye's skillet add Country Spiced Sausage with scrambled eggs and english muffin toasted with butter. Go ahead and order. You'll thank me later. They also offer delivery now.
  • Cynthia L.
    Cynthia LinFebruary 24
    Been here 5+ times
    Super kid friendly! It has all the diner charm plus unique twists to classic diner dishes
  • Chris S.
    Chris SmithJanuary 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Can't go wrong with anything off their breakfast menu. Love the french press options too.
  • Hind B.
    Hind BugshanJune 26, 2016
    The waitress was so unfriendly got upset when I asked for help in the menu. Serving a cold milk with coffee!! They are not good at lattes.food was very good & display was amazing. Liked the view too
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie M.October 19, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Best breakfast in Hoboken hands down! Try the Wilbur or Balanced Breakfast Combo. Pedro and Josmari are the best servers. Try to sit in their areas.
  • NJ.com
    NJ.comAugust 28, 2012
    Turning Point is packed on the weekends, so if you are solo or a party of two consider sitting at the counter.
  • Jean N.
    Jean NgMay 10, 2014
    The waffles probably not the best on the menu . The fruits were sweet and ripped but the waffle soaked up easily
  • Vito Z.
    Vito ZarrilloApril 27, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Very good food. Great for commuters. Weekends are a mob scene so get there early or just be prepared to wait. Worth it though. Try the fritata - very good.
  • Vian Y.
    Vian YangJanuary 1
    Pancake is super! No more famous lobster egg Benedict as they have changed their menu.
  • Vaidehi K.
    Vaidehi KJanuary 16, 2016
    Cutesy place with great gourmet coffee options. Big easy eggs Benedict is very delicious.
  • Katie E.
    Katie EskinJune 25, 2010
    awesome place for breakfast or lunch with great prices and NYC view- long long lines...go early and put your name in. they don't take reservations
  • Jenna kim C.
    Jenna kim CymanskyNovember 3, 2013
    Isaiahs was the best server!!! And the wheat pancakes hit the spot. Yum!
  • ajat t.
    ajat tariyalFebruary 28, 2011
    KIDTIP: Very kid friendly. Allow strollers in even when crowded. Generic Childrens Menu. Kids can play on pier while waiting for table.
  • Christina B.
    Christina BFebruary 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The Marsala eggs Benedict is extremely flavorful. Definitely a brunch staple!
  • Stephanie W.
    Stephanie WagnerAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I used to go to the Brick location, which was really good. The food here is still good, but the service was awful. We never got 1 thing we ordered. They also don't give you timers for French press.
  • Gabriella G.
    Gabriella GiglioDecember 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Food is wonderful especially breakfast. But even though it is Hoboken...service is Jersey!!
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneJanuary 12, 2016
    Try their gourmet french presses..the Kona was amazing!
  • Devin B.
    Devin BasileJanuary 31, 2016
    The view, the service, and the food. Winning combo for a Hoboken breakfast.
  • Angelina B.
    Angelina BallerinaDecember 3, 2011
    Get the grande Juevos Rancheros and a Hawaiian Kona French press. Service sucks but if you sit at the bar it's much better
  • Dorrie B.
    Dorrie BJuly 13, 2014
    Best Huevos Rancheros I've ever had
  • Meg
    MegMay 27
    Loved the huevos rancheros and the peanut butter pancakes. The food was good but service was really bad.
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren AlexaSeptember 28, 2016
    Excellent breakfast! The French toast is a must-try!
  • Shaun H.
    Shaun HinkleinMarch 9, 2014
    Its the best place to get breakfast in Hoboken. Hear that? It's the BEST. So go. You just found the best.
  • Brent J.
    Brent JoelAugust 22, 2016
    The Huevos rancheros are just heaven and filling!
  • Petra T.
    Petra TomMay 3, 2015
    Italiano eggs benedict, waffles, everything is extraordinary. :)
  • Jay M.
    Jay MenasheMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    So many great options with the Wilbur Skillet being my favorite of all!
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DefalcoOctober 3, 2010
    Get there early on a Sunday..they don't take reservations but the wait is well worth it!
  • La B.
    La B.September 1, 2013
    If you want fluffy plain pancakes, this is not the place to go to. The Wilbur Skillet was pretty good though.
  • Mario C.
    Mario CaroJune 27, 2012
    Trust me, get the huevos rancheros. You're welcome.
  • oliver d.
    oliver duncanOctober 4, 2010
    Great Florentine Benedict, Great Coffee, Fast, Dicey Service... Packed on Sunday
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine MeyerinkMay 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Marsala Eggs Benedict and a Vanilla Chai Tea Latte. Delicious!
  • Jim L.
    Jim LeeDecember 7, 2013
    If you pay by credit card, make sure you are given a normal pen to sign. They gave us an eraseable pen. Shady..
  • Tommy S.
    Tommy ScarpatiJanuary 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Although the food & the house blend coffee is outstanding, the restaurant as a whole is dirty.
  • Franco F.
    Franco FernandezFebruary 22, 2011
    Get the French Press house blend and don't forget the sugar sticks!
  • Nathalie W.
    Nathalie WMarch 5, 2011
    great pancakes, not happy there aren't any combo options with pancakes -- it greats a bit pricey.
  • Eamonn
    EamonnDecember 16, 2012
    Never come here on the weekend with a large party. Even with call ahead seating we still waited for an hour to be seated.
  • Alan P.
    Alan PerezJanuary 14, 2016
    Love the Grande Huevos Rancheros!
  • Sara M.
    Sara MathewJuly 14, 2013
    Lobster quesadilla on whole wheat
  • Erik M.
    Erik MottaOctober 5, 2013
    A breakfast joint that doesn't open till 8.... Makes you wonder.
  • 🤖
    🤖November 11, 2011
    Great views. Good upscale Diner food.
  • Theofili S.
    Theofili SakkaApril 21, 2012
    The food was great but the service not good at all....by the way fresh squeeze orange juice is a myth...Tropicana juice it should say..
  • Kathy W.
    Kathy WildmanOctober 21, 2012
    Wilbur skillet - amazing!
  • Jimmy K.
    Jimmy KastnerAugust 22, 2014
    The Turning Point has the best breakfast in New Jersey.
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneJanuary 12, 2016
    Big easy eggs benedict is really really good..!
  • Sedat B.
    Sedat BeharFebruary 21, 2016
    Huevos rancheros good but breaks even with the 1.5 hr wait!
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WDecember 18, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the Wilbur skillet...Awesome!!
  • RockStarNewYork
    RockStarNewYorkMarch 6, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Make sure Isaiah does not prepare your food as he does not know how to cook. His eggs are frequently raw!!!
  • Cara R.
    Cara RossiMarch 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great Food & Great Service. Definitely Call Ahead to cut down on your waiting time.
  • Jared L.
    Jared LewandowskiAugust 3, 2014
    The Wilbur is amazing!
  • Bernadette F.
    Bernadette FlaimJune 7, 2012
    AMAZING Lobster Benedict!
  • Lee Q.
    Lee QOctober 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you have a big appetite, go for the big daddy.
  • Evan K.
    Evan KantorJanuary 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Breakfast is great. Service is questionable.
  • Evan K.
    Evan KantorMay 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The service is as miserable as the food is good
  • Laurence C.
    Laurence CruzOctober 25, 2014
    Post 5k brunch
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SandyFebruary 13, 2011
    Calk ahead!!! Been waiting over an hour & people who called are being seated before us
  • Mike D.
    Mike DiazApril 10, 2012
    Chunky Monkey Pancakes are awesome!
  • Tracey G.
    Tracey GibsonJuly 25, 2010
    Try the lobster Benedict summer special. It's beyond words.
  • val b.
    val bravermanSeptember 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chorizo and egg breakfast wrap. Do it
  • Pinar E.
    Pinar ErdoganAugust 19, 2015
    Nice place to have a brunch
  • Laura M.
    Laura MoyerMarch 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wilbur skillet rocks!!
  • Liza C.
    Liza Cardamone RockhillSeptember 1, 2014
    Awful awful experience. Been here plenty of times but our food was awful, wrong, never got our appetizer. Terrible- won't be returning
  • Jason C.
    Jason CastellaniOctober 12, 2015
    Food is excellent, but the service is horrendous.
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BotticelliFebruary 12, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Don't call ahead you will only wait longer.
  • Ari Z.
    Ari Z.October 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Kinda ridiculous they are are breakfast place, that's opens late.. What?!
  • John S.
    John SwordsMarch 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Do not order food in the cafe side of the restaurant if you are in a hurry.
  • Erin N.
    Erin NJune 24, 2012
    Marsala Eggs Benedict
  • DivineJudge1
    DivineJudge1July 31, 2011
    No liquor license at the "Great Brunch" spot fuck this.
  • Edwin C.
    Edwin Cuevas Jr.December 22, 2011
    Big Daddy Omelette.....
  • Nurhan A.
    Nurhan A.August 4, 2013
    So slow :-(( I am still waiting for a table .... I can't wait anymore .....I am leaving to an another place !!!!
  • Arseny L.
    Arseny LebedevMay 30, 2010
    They usually have really good house coffee. It's hit Or miss.
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SandyFebruary 13, 2011
    Call ahead*!!
  • Frank I.
    Frank IaconoAugust 9, 2014
    Lobster Benedict are delicious.
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