The 10 Best Brunch Spots in New York!

Brunch in New York is an experience. With everything from Ukrainian comfort food to chic diner-car delights, New York State is a bruncher’s paradise. Grab your friends and head to one of these fine brunch destinations across the state.

1. The Breakfast Club, Etc., Lake Placid, NY

Top-notch coffee, fluffy omelets, cinnamon nutmeg French toast, etc. This lakeside brunch place offers all of that and more in a fresh, pretty atmosphere in the Adirondacks.

2. Phoenicia Diner, Phoenicia, NY

This bright, picturesque diner in the Catskills continues to attract crowds of city slickers escaping there on weekends. Not only is the food pretty, but it’s also delightfully satisfying for brunch.

3. Veselka, New York, NY

Having served Ukrainian comfort food out of the same East Village location since 1954, you know Veselka must be doing something right. They adapt their traditional dishes into a simple brunch menu that includes Eggs Benedict, omelets, and prosecco mimosas.

4. Buvette, New York, NY

This intimate West Village bistro creates a delectable French brunch menu, filled with eggs, breads, prosciutto, and cappuccinos that will satisfy your eyes and your stomach.

5. Café Mogador, New York, NY

For savory brunch food with a Middle Eastern twist, feast your eyes on Café Mogador. This East Village institution has been around since 1983 and makes a mean eggs benedict—not to mention mimosas.

6. Maman, New York, NY

A perennial favorite among NYC’s brunch-going crowd, Maman serves up decadent breads, vegetables, and egg dishes on swoon-worthy blue and white plates in a sunny, breathable space.

7. Love Lane Kitchen, Mattituck, NY

With a breakfast served every day of the week until 2 p.m., you know this brunch place is dedicated to the craft. The charming, upscale kitchen boasts an extensive egg menu as well as griddle selections and yogurt with granola.

8. Babette’s, East Hampton, NY

This Hamptons hot spot is popular for its Instagram-worthy brunch plates, often made with cage-free pasture-raised eggs. There is also an entire menu of gluten-free dishes.

9. Betty’s, Buffalo, NY

Located in a cozy red cottage, everything from the name to the food charms Buffalo locals into coming back to Betty’s for brunch every single Sunday. Betty’s menu includes comfort-food classics like steak and eggs alongside more complex dishes like grits and vegan offerings.

10. Jack’s Wife Freda, New York, NY

Although this quaint all-day brunch spot takes an adventurous spin on dishes, the Israeli/Middle Eastern food on offer is considered almost unanimously tasty and comforting. Which explains why its two locations in lower Manhattan are so incredibly popular.

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