The Best Bottomless Brunches in NYC
New York City is serious about its brunch culture, with many restaurants offering patrons amazing deals on food and cocktails. Bottomless brunches in NYC are a weekend ritual for those trying to pull themselves together from the prior night (just to repeat it all over again). At the same time, it’s a great way to catch up with friends while enjoying a good meal. Whether you’re trying to settle the score with a hangover or just looking to socialize, here’s where to indulge in the best bottomless brunches in NYC.
Pardon My French, 103 Avenue B
This East Village bistro is known for its contemporary take on classic French cuisine. Thirsty patrons revel in mixologist Simon Sebbah’s imaginative cocktail menu that uses house-infused liquors and garnishes. It’s no wonder then that Pardon My French is on every NYC best bottomless brunch list. Look forward to delectable dishes such as brioche French toast with Nutella, bananas and walnuts, croque monsieur, and Tunisian eggs with spicy tomato, feta, and capers.
The Deal: $29.95 for a brunch entrée with 1.5 hours of horseradish vodka infusion bloody Mary or mimosa.
Ella Kitchen & Bar, 249 Columbus Ave
With a menu heavy on small plates perfect for sharing, Ella Kitchen & Bar celebrates dining as a social experience. The food is delicious, rooted in Mediterranean and Latin cooking traditions and served up in a rustic, cozy atmosphere. In price and menu selection, the brunch special here is one of the best around. Drink away while digging into an omelet with Argentine sausage, eggs n’ steak frites or ricotta pancakes.
The Deal: $21 for a brunch entrée with 1 hour of cava, mimosa, Bellini, or bloody Mary.
Cortadito, 210 E 3rd St
Run by El Salvadorian chef Ricardo Arias and his wife Patricia Valencia who hails from Ecuador, this East Village restaurant specializes in Cuban cuisine with modern flair. The menu is a rich offering of flavorful, spicy dishes – expect staples like beans, rice, and meat, lots of meat. Great food such as lobster Benedict, brioche French toast, and shredded beef and sweet plantain omelet and a bevy of drink choices coupled with a warm atmosphere make Café Cortadito a great choice for your next bottomless brunch in NYC.
The Deal: $31.95 for a brunch entrée with 1.5 hours of your choice of tropical mimosa, red or white sangria, champagne mojitos, champagne margaritas, bloody Mary and house beers.
Lido Harlem,2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd
This Harlem corner gem is named after Lido di Venezia, the famous beach in Italy where celebrities go for some rest and relaxation. James Beard award-winning Author and Chef Serena Bass heads the kitchen, creating Italian dishes made from fresh and local ingredients. The interior is chic, yet cozy marked by green leather banquettes, modern wood tables, and brick walls covered in vintage photos. Brunch at Lido Harlem has something for everyone and includes white polenta with poached eggs, truffle oil, mushroom ragu, and Parmigiano Reggiano, nectarine pancakes with caramel sauce, toasted hazelnuts, and whipped cream, and pasta, of course.
The Deal: Add $16 to the price of an entrée with 2 hours of mimosas. Last pour at 3:30 pm.
Carroll Place, 157 Bleecker St
Located in Greenwich Village, Carroll Place is an Italian-American wine bar and gastropub housed in a landmark building that formerly operated as Kenny Castaways, the legendary music club. From the exposed brick walls, original wood beams, and floors to the décor, the multi-level establishment evokes a rustic, inviting ambiance. Guaranteed to cure any hangover, brunch at Carroll Place offers hearty dishes such as baked truffle eggs with creamy polenta and mushroom, pancakes topped with banana chocolate chip gelato, and a variety of wood-fired pizzas. Wash down with a few cocktails and you’re good to go!
The Deal: $26 for entrée with 2 hours of unlimited brunch drinks.
Randolph Brooklyn, 104 S 4th St
The third location of the Randolph bars, this Williamsburg hotspot boasts an expertly curated craft beer and cocktail program. And the food is on par too. The stylish interior is decked out in neon signs, graffiti, industrial accents, dark wood floors, red retro seating, and a sleek bar area. Get your fix with brunch favorites such as breakfast nachos with cheese, black beans and ranchero; shrimp n’ grits with a sunny side egg and shishitos, and challah French toast with fresh berries, all alongside a refreshing brunch libation.
The Deal: $41 for an entrée with 1.5 hours of your choice of brunch punch, bloodys, mimosas, and select beers.
Randolph Brooklyn photo by the restaurant.