Maialino is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

1. Maialino

2 Lexington Ave (at Gramercy Park N), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 434 tips and reviews

Tim S.Tim Shey: Go for the best brunch in town... Raviolo al Uovo, with a whole egg yolk inside, is particularly awesome. Great breakfast spot on weekdays, too.

The Food SlutsThe Food Sluts: While mostly known for dinner, brunch is great, too. Try the sweet ricotta pancakes ($15) and the delicious pork sausages ($7). Read more.

lisa l.lisa lim: Scrambled eggs cacio e pepe - super tasty. Maialino Contadino (poached eggs with market veg) fresh and delicious. One of the few places that that doesn't over poach their eggs.

Cafe Cluny is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

2. Cafe Cluny

284 W 12th St (at W 4th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 247 tips and reviews

Sally Y.Sally Yoon: brunch spot! breakfast club sandwich, frisee salad aux lardons, the legendary Cluny burger

Shah A.Shah Abdul-Wahid: Great breakfast spot. Wonderful menu especially their signature granola. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Sam M.Sam Madden: Short rib hash was amazing, as were the eggs Benedict, and egg sandwich club. If you're in the West Village you can't go wrong here

Balthazar is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

3. Balthazar

80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 968 tips and reviews

LinaLina: Always the perfect stand by for lunch, brunch breakfast or dinner

Meredith B.Meredith Blechman: Best brunch for people watching and delicious food. I love the poached eggs and soldiers, and their baked goods are heavenly.

Lui S.Lui Sieh: Breakfast, coffee, breads, service, ambience

Cookshop is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

4. Cookshop

156 10th Ave (btwn W 19th St & W 20th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Chelsea · 475 tips and reviews

Teresa R.Teresa Ro: I came here for brunch and tried Sheep's Milk Ricotta & the French Toast- both super good! Also while you're here, get yourself a brunchtime cocktail...they're known for their bloody marys.

Margarita K.Margarita Krup: Great brunch spot! The wait was long but worth it. Also has a nice outside seating area. Great Bloody Mary's! Delicious huevos rancheros and fried egg sandwich.

Jessica M.Jessica M.: Incredible brunch - fried egg sandwich, egg scramble, and spicy fries were all perfection. Make a res and bypass the crowds.

Prune is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

5. Prune

54 E 1st St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 286 tips and reviews One of the best brunch places in the city!! Fave - Dutch pancakes and oysters with lamb sausage.

Shrutika S.Shrutika Sachdev: Worth the wait! The Dutch Pancakes are a MUST! Oyster omelette and huevos rancheros are good too. Steak and eggs a bit too oily...

Katie C.Katie Childs: Seriously the best bloody Mary's, hands down. Some favorites: spicy stewed chickpeas, monte cristo, pancake & Joe's dairy. Clearly, I brunch a lot here.

Lafayette is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

6. Lafayette

380 Lafayette St (btwn Great Jones & E 4th St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · NoHo · 369 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The sprawling French brasserie from Andrew Carmellini and team is everything an all day restaurant should be. It's great for a relaxed breakfast, a business lunch, or a steak frites dinner. Read more.

Astrid J.Astrid Junghans: The pancakes with berries are to die for. Lively place; good spot to work; and even has outdoors seating.

MuskanMuskan: Love the brunch.. soft scrambled eggs and freshly baked Carrot muffins

Cafe Mogador is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

7. Cafe Mogador

101 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Moroccan Restaurant · East Village · 369 tips and reviews

AlexanderAlexander: Great for breakfast. Cheap and delish. Get your coffee drinks without cinnamon. Also great brunch combos.

Julie D.Julie Dbjay: Roasted eggplant w/tahini and grilled lamb for dinner, moroccan eggs for breakfast, pancakes for brunch, greek salad for lunch, you name it, its good! And that new bread...

Patrick B.Patrick Baskin: Brunch is awesome, can't go wrong with their pita bread & poached eggs

Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

8. Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe

55 Greenwich Ave (at Perry St), New York, NY
Café · West Village · 187 tips and reviews

Chelsea L.Chelsea LaSalle: the brekkie board is the perfect amount of food (and the avocado toast is amazing)

Globetrottergirls D.Globetrottergirls Dani: Great Aussie coffee shop with yummy Aussie breakfast!

Santi A.Santi Amaya: Cute spot, with good food and a friendly staff. Service is slow so don't come if you're in a hurry. Get the Brekkie Board for a light breakfast with the perfect combination of savory and sweet.

Buvette is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

9. Buvette

42 Grove St (btwn Bedford & Bleecker St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 450 tips and reviews

Andrea G.Andrea Galambos: Breakfast here during the week is peaceful and delicious. Sit outdoors, order a cappuccino (one of the best I've had) and try the Croque Forestier (a spin on the traditional with mushrooms & tomatoes)

Adeline T.Adeline T: Salmon & scrambled eggs with capers and creme fraiche! A must!

MSCMSC: Delightful little french bistro. Great for breakfast - but get there early. No reservations. Steamed eggs w prosciutto are delicious. Their fresh squeezed juices are a must try.

Russ & Daughters Café is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

10. Russ & Daughters Café

127 Orchard St (btwn Rivington St & Delancey St), New York, NY
Jewish Restaurant · Lower East Side · 252 tips and reviews

ArmandoArmando: Get a classic spread of smoked fish, cream cheese, and a bagel, matzoh brei, or scrambled eggs with lox and onion. For the less classically-inclined, there's also chocolate babka french toast.

Mark K.Mark Kupasrimonkol: I could eat their menus the typography is so good. Classy breakfast spot, great alternative to their other location.

Allen M.Allen Macasaet: Best pancakes I've ever had! Their maple syrup is fantastic.

Locanda Verde is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

11. Locanda Verde

377 Greenwich St (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Tribeca · 481 tips and reviews

Dinesh P.Dinesh Prajapati: Love this place- dinner is great- good solid food, breakfast is nice - come on guys very Nice:)

Hide in D.Hide in DumboNYC: Yes the chicken is great here, but the weekend brunch is great. Apple cider doughnuts and lemon ricotta pancakes are worth the wait.

jared z.jared zlotnick: Sheep's Milk Ricotta (breakfast and dinner varietal) is worth the trip alone.

Two Hands Restaurant & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

12. Two Hands Restaurant & Bar

251 Church St, New York, NY
Australian Restaurant · Tribeca · 85 tips and reviews

Susanne K.Susanne Kelly: Everything is delicious here! So cute, lovely service. I had the scrambled egg toast with chili and avocado and it was maybe my favorite breakfast ever!

Paul U.Paul Underhay: Bright, clean, funky place with delicious breakfast fare. Coffee, juice, eggs and avocado on sourdough toast all exceptional. Nice vibe, smart service and cool tunes.

Sofia F.Sofia Figueroa: Smashed peas & brussel sprouts salad w/ poached egg are delicious! Very vibrant for an AM spot!

Tompkins Square Bagels is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

13. Tompkins Square Bagels

165 Avenue A (btwn E 10th St & E 11th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · East Village · 317 tips and reviews

Carrie G.Carrie G: One of the best bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches I've ever had. Also, the French Toast bagel is outstanding ;-)

SarahSarah: Literally the best bagel I've eaten ever. Also amazing breakfast burrito! They have a decent selection of tofu cream cheese flavors as well.

Adrian P.Adrian Phillips: My go to for bagels in the East Village. Set your stomach up for success and start your day with an onion breakfast bagel featuring, 2 eggs, cheddar and sausage.

Joseph Leonard is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

14. Joseph Leonard

170 Waverly Pl (btwn Christopher & W 10th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 364 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Bier: Fantastic brunch- got the shrimp and grits, egg sandwich, and hash browns. All solid picks.

Noah W.Noah Weiss: This is the best brunch in the city. Breakfast sandwich with sriracha Brussels sprouts, avocado toast with poached eggs, and country fried bacon with honey and Tabasco. Don't overlook the Bloody Mary.

Francine L.Francine Li: Avocado toast & Brussels sprouts. Breakfast croissant is delish!

Sadelle's is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in New York City.

15. Sadelle's

463 W Broadway (btw Prince & Houston), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · SoHo · 139 tips and reviews

Olivia S.Olivia Slutsky: Bagels are freshly made and delicious. Blueberry pancakes melt in your mouth! Best brunch I've had in awhile.

EaterEater: Menu standouts: classic egg sandwich (2 fried eggs with bacon and muenster on homemade challah); salami and eggs; a caramelized onion omelette coated in house-cured salmon; and impressive French toast Read more.

Andy C.Andy Chapman: Classic egg sandwich a must, you also have to get a bagel and how about a mimosa?