American Restaurant · East Village
54 E 1st St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY 10003, United States
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 5:30 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–3:30 PM
    • 5:30 PM–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Dinner
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

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    Jay M.
    "The marrow bones are incredible!"(11 Tips)
    Vivek S.
    "The Dutch pancake is to die for.."(12 Tips)
    Cecilia S.
    "And make sure to try one of the bloody marys on the cocktail list!"(57 Tips)
    Angie L.
    "The fried oyster omelette is amazing."(4 Tips)
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  • Bloody Marys
  • brunch food
  • pancakes
  • bone marrow
  • oysters
  • lively
  • cozy
  • good for dates
  • eggs
  • trendy
  • Monte Cristo sandwiches
  • huevos rancheros
  • authentic
  • spicy food
  • burgers
  • hash browns
  • liver
  • coffee
  • good service
  • great value
  • Nicolette R.

    On point Bloody Mary's, but was so disappointed by the carbonara. Way too much cheese. 😔

    Nicolette Romero · 20 hours ago
  • Neoshi C.

    Great for brunch and Bloody Mary's

    Neoshi Chhadva · 3 weeks ago
  • Harry B.

    Steak eggs and rosti. Best bloody Mary's in town!

    Harry Blathwayt · 3 weeks ago
  • Lais S.


    Lais Scheffler · 3 weeks ago
  • Arun N.

    Good but not spectacular enough to have to deal with the long wait. And overpriced Bloody Marys.

    Arun Nandi · October 18
  • Bitches Who Brunch

    The Bitches say: B+. Prune is an adorable cafe that is perfect to catch up and gab with your gals. All of the food was tasty and the service was friendly. Not very accommodating for large parties. Read more

    Bitches Who Brunch · October 15
  • Tatiana G.


    Tatiana Gabor · October 9
  • Angelina Z.

    very creative and tasty American food. super small, makes reservations hard to get. worth the wait.

    Angelina Zeppieri · September 24
  • Asher K.

    Oysters are terrific and really well seasoned. Potato rossi is a must have with sour cream. Eggs are light and fluffy. Coffee is steep at $3 with no refills, but well worth it.

    Asher Kinyon · September 12
  • Reeya S.

    Huevos rancheros and the southwest Bloody Mary are a great combination

    Reeya Shah · September 2
  • Marjorie C.

    The short ribs were out of this world - must order! The clams appetisers were also delicious. Can't go wrong here!

    Marjorie C · August 31
  • Chelsea R.

    Great for brunch but a hit at dinner, too. Spaghetti carbonara; black rice with duck; blistered squid; whole grilled fish.

    Chelsea Renaud · August 30
  • Julia S.

    Chanterelles on toast, special burger, beef ribs -- all SO good. End it with the sweet peach desert.

    Julia Standefer · August 25
  • Willem V.

    Tiny brunch restaurant with great omelettes and a (very) creative Bloody Mary menu.

    Willem Van Lancker · August 24
  • Mark

    I'm goin the distance, I'm goin for speed

    Mark · August 8
  • Naphat K.

    The East Village classic brunch. Excellent pancakes, Dutch-style (crunchy edges, fluffy middle with in season fruit). Good value steak and eggs and sausages and oysters. Don't forget the bloody marys!

    Naphat Kijsamrej · July 14
  • ZZubin

    The wait is usually long, but for perfectly done traditional brunch items (scrambled eggs, hash browns, etc) this spot has the ambience and the recipes. One of the best in the hood

    ZZubin · June 21
  • Roxanne T.

    Fried oysters!

    Roxanne Thompson · June 16
  • sheela t.

    Fried bluepoint oysters and duck wings

    sheela tallman · June 15
  • sheela t.

    Straw and hay pasta with chicken liver sauce and lamb chop and fava and pea mash

    sheela tallman · June 15
  • James H.

    Duck Breast with soupy green rice and peas. Crispy fatty skin and cooked just right.

    James H · May 31
  • James H.

    Mascarpone Ice Cream with salted caramel brioche croutons. Just the right balance of sweet and salty.

    James H · May 31
  • Juliano C.

    Brunch famoso

  • Andrew L.

    Best bloody marys in the city. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Food is amazing

    Andrew Lim · May 14
  • Eater

    Dishes are rustic or downright simple (the famed sardines and Triscuits remain a staple), but solid. Brunch is a classic in its own right, but be prepared for the wait.

    Eater · May 5
  • Melissa H.

    For being known for being dinner was great. Shrimp toast to start. Squid dish was ok. The duck was good.

    Melissa Hougland · April 26
  • Sophie B.

    Best pancakes and huevos rancheros in nyc

    Sophie Bakalar · April 25
  • Emilie D.

    The chicken liver canneloni are out of control. The pan sauce on the pigeon is similarly incredible. Even the shrimp toast is awesome. Prune makes you hate sharing.

    Emilie Dishongh · April 21
  • albert o.

    Bloody mary x10

    albert ocampo · April 18
  • Tim J.

    Bar seating is a great way to shorten your wait and watch the bartenders make those famous bloodies; which, by the way, come with shorty beer chasers.

    Tim Julien · April 5
  • Kt L.

    Exactly what I needed out of brunch. In love with this trendy little place

    Kt Lacasse · March 28
  • Nate B.

    From now on, Prune will always be synonymous with "the perfect NYC brunch."

    Nate Beatty · March 23
  • Kevin Y.

    Brunch! The Bloody Mary is a must and the lamb sausage is to die for. I want to try everything on the menu at this little gem.

    Kevin Young · March 9
  • Kristen

    Try the Dutch style pancake! Tastes like a biscuit

    Kristen · March 7
  • Jeffrey

    2015 James Beard nominee for Outstanding Chef - Gabrielle Hamilton

    Jeffrey · March 5
  • Denis S.

    Aggressively average brunch food for New York. At my table, the steak and eggs turned out to be the best choice by far.

    Denis Sosnovtsev · February 18
  • Geoff v.

    Had a fantastic mid week dinner. Lots of interesting options. I had a great squid and pork sausage dish, and my wife had an amazing veal breast that was the highlight.

    Geoff van der Meer · February 18
  • Carly H.

    A must-visit if you're craving a bloody mary.

    Carly Heitlinger · February 11
  • Caroline

    Good brunch. Neighborhood vibe Read more

    Caroline · February 3
  • Leonor T.

    I loved the fried oyster omelette! Very nice interior design, ambience and service. You have to wait - but it's worth it.

    Leonor Torres · February 2
  • Dan T.

    Incredible duck breast and lamb sausage.

    Dan Torres · January 26
  • Tarik H.

    I want all the Bloody Mary's.

    Tarik Hart · January 20
  • Greg B.

    Don't discount the wait, in the winter especially, it's cold. Dress up warm and go get the coffee at blue bottle

    Greg Bloch · January 11
  • Lucia O.

    Amazing food, I'll come back to give it another try. But maybe avoid a group of 3, they placed us on the tiniest table for 2 and it was annoyingly cramped.

    Lucia Orlandi · January 7

    I think Prune gets better each time I end up here. To me, it's the perfect brunch...for 2. Don't bother with large groups the line is long, you end up downstairs.

    AGVSM · December 30, 2014
  • Nicole C.

    Buffalo style fried chicken livers and sweetbreads

    Nicole Cloutier · December 18, 2014
  • Benjamin J.

    Hash browns

    Benjamin Jackson · December 7, 2014
  • Katie C.

    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.

    Katie Childs · December 4, 2014
  • Alyssa F.

    Longgggg wait, but the bloody bullshot and the Dutch pancake was worth it.

    Alyssa Foote · December 1, 2014
  • Sandra R.

    The restaurant is pretty small and crowded, but the food is great. Their dinner menu changes seasonally, so it's hard to make recommendations—that said, the duck and pigeon entrées were amazing.

    Sandra Rubinchik · November 30, 2014

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