As the city that never sleeps, the lazy and indulgent ritual of brunch seems to be a very “New York” thing. What else can be expected from a crowd that works hard and plays hard all week?  Enjoying sophisticated scrambled eggs paired with a mimosa after a morning spent lounging in bed is the perfect way to get that last bit of relaxation in before the weekend comes to an end. Here are a few of our favorite places to get the best brunch in New York.


This Italian eatery has a little bit of everything when it comes to brunch.  Looking for something sweet?  Try the coffee crumb cake served with strawberry butter and honey. Looking for a little something more savory?  What about parmesan french toast with prosciutto and egg?  They also have some unique variations on the usual brunch beverages.

13 E 1st St

New York, NY 10003

(212) 533-7400

Tavern 29

If you’re looking for some delicious and savory items that pack serious flavor, go to Tavern 29.  If you’re plagued with a slight headache from a busy weekend, you may be put off by the rooftop beer garden, and amazing selection of craft beer and scotch.  Don’t let it deter you!  Their Hangover Burger will surely relieve those aches and pains.

47 E. 29th St

New York, NY 10003

(212) 685-4422


Hearth serves food as comforting as its name sounds.  With an assortment of delicious tea, coffee and brunch classics with a sophisticated edge, this is the place to be for traditionalists.

403 E 12th St

New York, NY 10009

(646) 602-1300


Come to Balaboosta if you want a little bit of Mediterranean flavor in your brunch.  The restaurant’s name means the perfect housewife and host in Yiddish, and boy does this restaurant live up to its name!  Embrace the unique flavors, and you won’t be disappointed.


214 Mulberry St

New York, NY 10012

(212) 966-7366

If you’re in the mood for a New York brunch, but you’re stuck in New Jersey and don’t feel like driving, relax!  No, seriously.  Relax on one of our luxurious ferries, and make your way into the city for a tranquil brunch with family and friends. The best meal of the day is only a boat ride away!


Sea you soon,

The Seastreak Family

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