Best Brunch Spots In NYC

If you’re like us you love a place with good food. Sooner or later you will commit to a weekly pilgrimage to brunch. To save on travel time, this list is laid out by location, all the best neighborhoods that Bedly is located in. So take a look, eat, and enjoy! You can burn it off later.

Upper East Side

The Penrose

1590 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028


The perfect Soho vibe is found in the UES at the Penrose for brunch. The young people of the Upper East Side rejoice because this is exactly what you are looking for. The Penrose has great food, none of the mediocre eggs benny, and is a perfect place to start if you’re into some day drinking. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.


673 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065


If you’re feeling a little homesick, head to Viand. It’s a longtime neighborhood coffee shop that always delivers with some satisfying eats.  They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner so you can get your hangover fix here. The next time you want brunch without the brunch scene, check out Viand.

Bluestone Lane Coffee

2 E 90th St, New York, NY 10128


Two words: avocado toast. The best spot to grab the avocado toast and get the perfect gram of it. Luckily for you, this NYC hot spot just opened up in the Upper East Side making your weekends more manageable. The cool thing about this spot, is that it is attached to a church, making it an unusual but unique place to kill a few hours of your weekend.

E.A.T. Cafe

1064 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028


The staple on the Upper East Side is the E.A.T. Cafe. Anyone who has been here knows that it’s the place to eat at. If you’re new, come check this place out as soon as you can. E.A.T Cafe is the ideal spot if you want to grab a bite before, or after, you hit up the museums on museum mile. Bring your visitors and impress them with a bagel tour and walk a few block to burn it off! The large windows make it super easy to people watch and strike up the perfect conversation starters.

If you’re interested in living in the Upper East Side, check out our availability here.


Amy Ruth’s

113 West 116th Street Harlem, New York 10026


Any Google search will tell you that Amy Ruth’s is the number one place to grab brunch in Harlem. It’s a long standing outpost serving soul food that will be sure to brighten your mood. But don’t take our word for it, go check it out and see for yourself. A sure sign of a good time is a bottle of hot sauce on every table. Come here for the perfect fried catfish and chicken with those waffles and finish it with their red velvet cake that almost transports you to your grandmother’s kitchen.

Lido Harlem

2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at W 117th St), New York, NY


Lido in Harlem is where you can get the party started. Lido specializes in Italian cuisine and they have a killer unlimited drink menu with the last call at 3:30pm on the weekends. Grab your favorite people and grab your entrée and a few pasta dishes to share. Also to note, dress your best. Fellow brunch-goes show out here and you don’t want to be that one with the sweats and messy hungover bun.

Belle Harlem

2363 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd New York, NY 10030


If you’re looking to woo your new bae, wake up and head to Belle Harlem. This place impresses even the most high maintenance folks. The food is top notch, the service is excellent, and the chef  is one of the best. This place only seats about 12 people, so book a reservation ahead of time.

If you’re interested in living in Harlem, check out our availability here.



109 N 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11249


If you have the luxury of living in Williamsburg then you have to make Egg apart of your life. All their food is locally sourced and serve a combo of breakfast and lunch on the weekends. They are situated in a cool rustic warehouse space that will be sure to make everyone jealous on the gram that this is your local hangout. And as you may have guessed, egg is their speciality. High-quality ingredients elevates the ordinary to a very special and delicious brunch.


352 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249


Brunch is always available at this Williamsburg waterhole named Rabbithole. They have a great outdoor patio that you can sit at when the temperatures rise. This brick and wooden space has great lighting that makes brunch time feel really airy and homey.


544 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


If you take a look at REUNION online your mouth just waters. This Brooklyn outpost is a light filled cafe in a brand new building with cute decor. The menu consists of amazing eats that you can share with the table or keep all to yourself. This spot is great if you don’t want a long wait and great casual brunch.

If you’re interested in living in Williamsburg, check out our availability here.

Clinton Hill


688 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238


Mayfield in Clinton Hill is a seasonal restaurant focused on fresh, quality ingredients. The Chef and owner was born and raised in New York and has a career long 19 years in the business cooking delicious food! This brunch locale has amazing food in an unpretentious atmosphere – don’t miss out!

Tom’s Restaurant

782 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238


Tom’s Restaurant is the ultimate place for comfort food. This place has been family owned since it opened in 1936. This place has all the character, no frills, and great food. You’ll start to see how this place has stayed opened for so long – there’s free food! While you’re waiting for a table, free samples, while you’re placing your order, more free samples, while you getting your check, free cookies! Moral of the story, come hungry!
If you’re interested in living in Clinton Hill, check out our availability here.
Luckily Bedly is located in all these neighborhoods so you won’t have to travel too far once you wake up! Bedly is super easy housing that takes care of all the stress for you like roommates and furniture so you can get to the fun stuff like brunch! Check out everything Bedly here.

Photo credits (in order of appearance): We Heart, Zagat, Bluestone Lane, Timeout, Amy Ruths, Open Table, Co-Office, Eater, Berry & Hope, The Dishelin Guide, Brooklyn Buzz, Grubstreet


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