Brunch is a New York City ritual, and it’s taken very seriously! Manhattan is teeming with delicious brunch spots from which to choose. Whether you’re in the mood for the classics like eggs and pancakes, or you feel like shaking things up a bit, these 10 brunch spots in NoHo are sure to satisfy your every need.
Restaurant, Bakery, French, $$$
Steak tartare at Lafayette
Award-winning chefs are in charge at Lafayette, so it’s no surprise that this place offers up some of the neighborhood’s best brunch (with a French twist). Go for the soft scrambled eggs, the smoked salmon benedict on brioche, or the Niçoise salad, or if you have a sweet tooth, opt for the lemon pancakes with fresh berries. Pair your meal with an obligatory cocktail, from a classic bloody Mary to a rum ginger punch, or try something less traditional than your average mimosa and go for their ‘Le Métro’, a mix of Herradura Reposado tequila, Maestro Dobel tequila, Suze bitters, honey, orange, and lime.
Known as the place where French brasserie and American tavern meet, DBGB Kitchen and Bar has a private room that can host up to 18 people with an incredible view of the kitchen. They also have a seasonal sidewalk café, perfect for spending a sunny day in New York City while enjoying some delicious cuisine. For weekend brunch, they offer a menu that features eggs Florentine, Brussels sprouts, brioche French toast, and many more options. And for a few extra dollars, the client will receive unlimited beverages, and as DBGB would say, when the food stops coming, the booze stops flowing.
Rustic and equestrian-themed Saxon + Parole is a favorite amongst local carnivores, but their brunch menu offers something for everyone. Choose from the cauliflower soup and buttermilk pancakes, the ‘green goddess’ salad, and their must-try steak fries. They even have a DIY bloody Mary bar! What more could you ask for?
With both indoor and outdoor seating available, Bowery Bar and Grill is the perfect place for weekend brunch at any time of year. Their menu is versatile with a wide selection of eggs and sides, from sausage to bacon and fries. Other classic plates include cinnamon French toast, buttermilk pancakes, steak and eggs, and the smoked salmon plate. On Sundays, customers can indulge in their freshly baked banana bread; the best possible reason to pay B Bar and Grill a visit.
The Wren offers some of the neighborhood’s heartiest and most unique brunch options for anyone who’s exhausted pancakes and eggs. Menu items include faro grains and roasted cauliflower, ‘bubble & squeak’ (a traditional English dish made with the leftover vegetables from a Sunday roast dinner), a mushroom duxelles soft scramble, and a full Irish breakfast, complete with fried eggs, black pudding, baked beans, bacon, roasted mushrooms and tomato, and soda bread. Featured drinks include vodka and tequila-based concoctions, just in case you’re tired of mimosas and bellinis.
Kumamoto and malpeque oysters, g.p. pink peppercorn and yuzukosho
Serving international fare with a Mediterranean-inspired twist, Estela offers the likes of oysters with yuzukoshō mignonette, Italian burrata cheese with salsa verde and charred bread, eggs with beans, and mojamawith spicy Tunisian harissa. Pair your multi-cultural brunch with a glass (or bottle) of wine from Spain, Germany, Italy, or France, or opt for a beer or cocktail.
Specializing in gluten-free and non-GMO ingredients, Colors NY is the perfect place for anyone with dietary restrictions. Come for a Sunday brunch of smoked salmon and potato pancakes, Cobb salad, or their famous roasted mushroom and goat cheese omelet.
Come to NoHo Star for a versatile brunch menu of eggs, pancakes, and burgers topped with aged English cheddar cheese. Pair your meal with a glass of freshly squeezed juice and a mimosa, a sparkling raspberry martini, or a classic bloody Mary.
Characterized by its exposed brick walls, wooden tables, and atmospheric lighting, Vic’s New York brings some serious Italian flavors to Sunday brunch. Crispy Brussels sprouts, creamy burrata, roasted sunchokes, and eggs dominate the menu, alongside a selection of classic and innovative cocktails.
The Smile is a café serving Mediterranean and American cuisine in a rustic environment. Brunch features light dishes such as house-made granola, grilled cheese, and steel-cut oatmeal, to more elaborate dishes such as smoked salmon with lemon caper cream cheese, baked eggs with avocado, and quinoa with lentils.