NY Brunch
Saxon + Parole is one of NY Brunch.

1. Saxon + Parole

9.1
316 Bowery (at Bleecker St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 272 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Over a crisp-on-the-outside, silky-on-the-inside toasted potato-Parmesan cake (standing in for an English muffin), he lays wisps of Mangalitsa ham, a runny egg and citrusy yuzu hollandaise. $13.

Hill Country Chicken is one of NY Brunch.

2. Hill Country Chicken

8.6
1123 Broadway (at W 25th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · NoMad · 329 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: You’ll find a worthy a.m. offering in the Eggs Armadillo. This Texan Benedict twist features a poached egg quivering on a flaky buttermilk biscuit doused in rich sausage gravy. $5 per egg.

ABC Kitchen is one of NY Brunch.

3. ABC Kitchen

9.4
35 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 675 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Ham crisp around the edges and just thick enough for some chewiness, while a toasted English muffin and a side of crunchy home fries help sop up the deluge of classic hollandaise and rich yolks. $18

Prima is one of NY Brunch.

4. Prima

58 E 1st St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 51 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: While the East Village eatery also offers a classic version of the brunch staple, go for the crab-cake Benedict—seafood is the specialty of the house.

Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box is one of NY Brunch.

5. Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box

9.3
132 W Houston St (btwn Sullivan & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Caribbean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 335 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: This Jamaican eatery hijacks huevos rancheros. Coconut milk added to a base of kidney beans. Crispy fried plantain strips, a pair of over-easy eggs and sliced avocado make it a meal. $12.

Fonda is one of NY Brunch.

6. Fonda

8.8
40 Avenue B (btwn E 3rd & E 4th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Alphabet City · 168 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: This textbook example of huevos rancheros arrives smothered in cool crema, mild ranchero sauce, and a shower of minced onion and cilantro. $12

The Lambs Club is one of NY Brunch.

7. The Lambs Club

8.7
132 W 44th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Theater District · 104 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: A pair of perky fried eggs and three neat rectangles of queso fresco are perched on a crispy corn tortilla and a bed of cilantro-laced black beans. $18.

Recette is one of NY Brunch.

8. Recette

328 W 12th St (Greenwich St.), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 93 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: PB&J pain perdu. The chef's pillowy treat features a three-inch-thick wedge of Sullivan Street brioche stuffed with a swirl of creamy peanut butter and grape jam. $12.

Empellón Cocina is one of NY Brunch.

9. Empellón Cocina

105 1st Ave (btwn 6th & 7th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 154 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Masa (ground cornmeal) from Tortilleria Nixtamal replaces most of the traditional flour. Maple syrup—smoked on-site—and ancho-spiked mole-poblano butter lend savory, spicy richness to the dish. $13.

David Burke Kitchen is one of NY Brunch.

10. David Burke Kitchen

8.6
23 Grand St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 185 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: uests watch cooks assemble creative variations such as a black-and-white pancake with vanilla and chocolate fondant ($10), and a savory pastrami-salmon twist that tops three buttermilk discs.

Jing Fong Restaurant 金豐大酒樓 is one of NY Brunch.

11. Jing Fong Restaurant 金豐大酒樓

8.4
20 Elizabeth St (btwn Bayard & Canal St), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 276 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Those seeking the atmosphere of a bustling Hong Kong dim-sum palace will find it at this Chinatown stalwart. Arrive before 10am on weekends to beat the crowd and snag the freshest items.

RedFarm is one of NY Brunch.

12. RedFarm

9.2
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 272 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Sceney West Village joint, where dumpling wizard Joe Ng turns out whimsical riffs on the classics. While not to everyone’s taste, the playful Katz’s pastrami egg roll is a novelty worth trying.

Pacificana is one of NY Brunch.

13. Pacificana

7.3
813 55th St (at 8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Sunset Park · 42 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: A scrum of Chinese families snakes out of this 450-seat Cantonese joint on weekends. Once you’re in, flag down waiters ferrying a procession of goodies coming out of the open kitchen

Mile End Delicatessen is one of NY Brunch.

14. Mile End Delicatessen

8.9
53 Bond St (btwn Bowery & Lafayette St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · NoHo · 236 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Berkshire pork belly, cured in-house with brown sugar and coriander, is smoked for six hours and divided into thick, salty slabs. Quebec cheddar and a crisp fried egg between slices of rye sourdough.

Northern Spy Food Co. is one of NY Brunch.

15. Northern Spy Food Co.

511 E 12th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Alphabet City · 321 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Chicken thighs and eggs and marvel as the gorgeous yolks gush into a powdery Orwasher’s roll. The juicy dark meat is offset by a zippy chimichurri sauce. $12.

The Wren is one of NY Brunch.

16. The Wren

8.8
344 Bowery (at Great Jones St), New York, NY
Gastropub · NoHo · 211 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: This Irish-style gastropub does a roaring trade with East Village night owls, but come brunch time, it’s blissfully quiet—a windfall when you’re nursing a hangover. (Cheap)

Mother's Ruin is one of NY Brunch.

17. Mother's Ruin

9.0
18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 307 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: A peaceful haven from Soho’s shopping-bag-toting hordes, this light-filled Nolita bar feels especially welcoming during daylight hours, when it’s scarcely populated and offers a neighborhood vibe.

Jack's Wife Freda is one of NY Brunch.

18. Jack's Wife Freda

9.1
224 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · SoHo · 471 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Brunch purists may balk at the globe-trotting offerings at this airy Soho café, but for the rest of us, the multiculti dishes are a welcome departure from standard bacon-and-eggs fare.

Fatta Cuckoo is one of NY Brunch.

19. Fatta Cuckoo

63 Clinton St (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 60 tips and reviews

Branzino B.Branzino Bandini: Chef worked at the Meatball Shop and the Breslin before coming to this tiny LES eatery. Fatta Cuckoo excels at serving simple-yet-decadent twists on brunch fare like egg sandwiches and French toast.