Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

1. Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant

9.1
4 Clinton St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 789 tips and reviews

Anne E.Anne Ebeling: Well worth the wait - easily my favorite brunch spot in the city. Southern breakfast is amazing. Biscuit sandwich and brioche french toast also fantastic.

Sharese A.Sharese Ame'ka: The Banana Walnut Pancakes and the Clinton St Omelette were amazing; A must try!!!!

Anderson D.Anderson DuPont: Amazing is all that I can say about the food here. We waited about an hour to get a table, but it was worth every second. The brunch is superb, goes on until 6pm. Even the OJ tasted good.

Cafe Orlin is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

2. Cafe Orlin

9.1
41 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Café · East Village · 406 tips and reviews

Eden S.Eden Sutley: Very reasonably priced brunch with great food. Millet pancakes with chicken pistachio sausage and beet salad was perfect at just 11 bucks.

TeresaTeresa: Great for brunch! Portion sizes are hearty. Try the pumpkin pancake!

Kelly M.Kelly McCarthy: Avocado toast with eggs is amazing a little pricey but worth it! Wifi password is breakfast

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

3. Cookshop

9.2
156 10th Ave (btwn W 19th St & W 20th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Chelsea · 465 tips and reviews

Gansevoort Hotel GroupGansevoort Hotel Group: Good brunch and a locavore lover's delight. Good fish and sunday bread basket!

Chekmark EatsChekmark Eats: Cookshop scramble is my favorite brunch dish in all of Manhattan!

Mariateresa d.Mariateresa dell'Aquila: Try whole wheat buttermilk pancakes and cast-iron baked "dutch baby" pancake. So far the best pancakes I have eaten here in Nyc!

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

4. Joseph Leonard

9.4
170 Waverly Pl (btwn Christopher & W 10th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 355 tips and reviews

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

Lindsay C.Lindsay C: Awesome breakfast/brunch. Try the Avocado Toast!

Sofia P.Sofia Papastamelos: Very cute and cozy brunch place. Get the egg sandwich and pick your bread of choice!

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

5. Cafe Cluny

9.2
284 W 12th St (at W 4th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 243 tips and reviews

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

Steven Y.Steven Y: Great cozy French place for brunch - try the brioche french toast and the breakfast club sandwich; be sure to come early to avoid the lines

Susan J C.Susan J Campbell: The breakfast bowl is fabulous. The whole wheat pancakes are special. Avocado Toast also delicious

Freemans is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

6. Freemans

9.2
1 Freeman Aly (at Rivington St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 522 tips and reviews

Jim O.Jim Oliver: Really sweet little place for bruch. Great find down a little ally, the poached eggs and tomato is amazing.

Haley H.Haley Hughes Bryan: Favorite brunch spot in the city. Get poached eggs w/tomato, white cheddar grits, & bacon. Best lighter fare is homemade granola w/local Greek yogurt & berries. Serving La Colombe coffee here - yum!

Olivia F.Olivia Fabbro: Such a cute spot for a date or brunch! good food

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

7. Maialino

9.4
2 Lexington Ave (at Gramercy Park N), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 428 tips and reviews

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.

Kinjil M.Kinjil Mathur: The cacio pepe eggs for brunch is a must. So rich yet surprisingly light!

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

8. Cafe Mogador

9.4
101 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Moroccan Restaurant · East Village · 356 tips and reviews

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

Luke H.Luke Hristou: Hummus is amazing, middle eastern eggs amazing, omelette is amazing

Cesar R.Cesar R.: Get a glass of fresh-squeezed OJ, and a side of pickles and hummus to start off. Can't go wrong with the Moroccan Benedict or Goat Cheese Omelette.

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

9. Russ & Daughters Café

9.4
127 Orchard St (btwn Rivington St & Delancey St), New York, NY
Café · Lower East Side · 237 tips and reviews

Elevine B.Elevine Berge: Loved the diner interior and waiters in old fashioned white shirts. Brunch; Kippered and salmon spread w thin crispy waffle cut fries was flavoursome, fresh and nicely light. Mmmm. Bottomless coffee.

Martina E.Martina Ekman: I'm sure the classic platter with lox is delicious, but go out of your comfort zone here. The super heebster bagel toast is incredible. Come before 10 on weekends to skip the line!

Neena B.Neena Beniwal: I got the Shtetl board and caraway Bloody Mary, both were amazing! Great atmosphere for brunch... worth the hour-long wait! Especially since they text when your table is coming available

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

10. Lafayette

9.1
380 Lafayette St (btwn Great Jones & E 4th St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · NoHo · 360 tips and reviews

Kinjil M.Kinjil Mathur: I've never had a bad meal here. Brunch, lunch and dinner have all been amazing. Grab petit fours on way out from bakery. Better than anything in dessert menu.

MischaMischa: Pastries are amazing, everyone writes about the almond croissant but the danish du jour is the best. Croque madame is awesome for brunch.

Simone J.Simone Jung: Really strong bloody Mary's and perfectly French omelettes. So delish but definitely make a reservation.

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

11. Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe

9.2
55 Greenwich Ave (at Perry St), New York, NY
Café · West Village · 176 tips and reviews

Gennady B.Gennady Barsky: The Portebello toast with avocado smash is excellent. Highly recommend trying it.

Melissa M.Melissa Monsalve: Great coffee and little healthy brunch plates. If a bright, warm day grab a table outside and watch the neighborhood go by.

StevenSteven: Great place to grab brunch and coffee. Avocado smash is delicious. Go for a nice stroll around the neighborhood after. There's a nice little bookshop called Three Lives and Co nearby.

Jacob's Pickles is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

12. Jacob's Pickles

9.2
509 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Upper West Side · 570 tips and reviews

Tina G.Tina G.: Cheese grits are super cheesy and yum. The home fries are really fried - almost burnt. Biscuit french toast is amazing - really huge portion so best to share.

Zoe R.Zoe R: Worth the wait and the tight squeeze in there. Make sure to have the cheese grits. Most amazing part of the meal. Chicken and waffles for brunch or southern blt are really good options.

BenBen: Excellent bar as well as a good spot for brunch - get the burger or the pancakes and fried chicken

The Smith is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

13. The Smith

9.1
956 2nd Ave (at E 51st St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 313 tips and reviews

Madison B.Madison Back: The best Bloody Mary. Everything on the brunch menu is great here - can't go wrong.

Laura B.Laura Black: Cocktails, macaroni and cheese, or French toast for brunch. Cute date spot - but make a reservation!

Polina W.Polina Weitz: Great French toast and savory toasts (smoked salmon and avocado)

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

14. Balthazar

9.3
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 953 tips and reviews

Mario B.Mario Batali: go early on weekdays breakfast. Perfect for a breakfast meeting. Killer weekend brunch Great wine list a traditional bloody marys

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

From The World B.From The World Blog: Amazing breakfast options, like scrambled eggs in puffy pastry, eggs en cocotte or red fruit waffles. At lunch and dinner, everything is also perfect.

Spicy Village is one of The 15 Best Places for a Brunch Food in New York City.

15. Spicy Village

9.2
68B Forsyth St (btwn Grand & Hester), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 139 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the pork pancake, which holds "a decent helping of minced pork that is doused liberally with hoisin sauce and topped with cilantro." Don't forget to add chili oil! Read more.

Beth B.Beth Bates: Spicy big tray chicken with hand pulled noodles added and plenty of pancakes on the side (I liked the beef pancakes the best) for dipping into the delicious spicy stew.

Jenn W.Jenn Wong: Pork pancake is so good! Perfect amount of savory spice and a few fresh pieces of cilantro! :)