As one of the most visited restaurants in the area, it’s no wonder Peaches has landed a place on our list of favorite brunch spots in Bed-Stuy. Southern-style food meets a more contemporary menu, providing options for all parties. Try granola-crusted French toast or a farm-style omelette, or go for the traditional Southern-style grits, which customers frequently rave about. Peaches offers seasonal brunch menus.
Peaches, 393 Lewis Ave., Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 942 4162
A favorite among locals, Scratch Bread is a great, quick brunch option for build-your-own sandwiches and grits. Though the space is small, they offer a diverse menu to suit meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Top focaccia sandwiches and grits with options like pesto, a soft boiled egg, bacon, lox, and avocado to name but a few. For sweeter options, Scratch Bread makes their own baked goods, like buttercream brownies and shortbread.
Scratch Bread, 1069 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 917 803 5773
This vegan bakery is definitely a place to stop if you’re looking for a sweet, guilt-free treat in Bed-Stuy. Made locally in Brooklyn from organic ingredients, their pastries are sure to please. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, be sure to try Clementine’s cinnamon buns, as they’re only offered on weekends. For more savory options, try one of their savory vegan sandwiches, like dairy-free grilled cheeses, and a vegan version of a reuben.
Clementine Bakery, 299 Greene Ave., Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 483 8788
Endless Summer Sandwich
Known for their amazing French fries and chicken sandwiches, Endless Summer Sandwich is a great, quick stop in Bed-Stuy. Initially started as a food truck called Endless Summer, this sandwich shop offers options for takeout, dine-in, and delivery. Recently, they started serving ‘brunch boxes,’ which features base ingredients, such as potatoes and bacon, along with two eggs any style and fresh bread.
Endless Summer Sandwich, 525 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 917 947 8787
Unlike many of the other brunch restaurants in the area, L’Antagoniste is a modern take on a classic French menu. Procuring meat and fish from local sources, this brunch spot is not too pricey. Try one of their house-made croissants to start, and indulge in L’Antagoniste’s raved-about duck hash, served with a soft boiled duck egg. For sweeter brunch options, dip into their French toast with passion fruit foam, or their fruit salad with vanilla chantilly cream.
L’Antagoniste, 238 Malcolm X Blvd., Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 917 966 5300