Breakfast, they say, is the most important meal of the day. For many of us, it's also the most difficult meal to manage.

You're racing around the house to catch a train, a bus, or a flight, or to get into your car to beat the traffic, or get the kids off to school.

Mornings are hectic for sure.

In our family, breakfast is more of a weekend thing, when we have time to prepare a proper meal and relax and enjoy it at a slower pace. That said, cooking at home, although somewhat therapeutic for me, takes time, leaves a mess, and doesn't always turn out the way you want.

Enter the Jersey diner!

There are some great locations around the Garden State where I can tell you, you're gonna get a great breakfast.

Here are my top picks:

Ewing Diner (Central Jersey)

Marlboro Diner (Shore Region)

Dock Mike's Pancake House (South Jersey)

Empire Diner (North Jersey)

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.

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