The Top Brunch Spots In Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City

Photo of Elena Adams
7 November 2016

Brunch is the perfect way to round up your weekend. With endless brunch options in NYC, it’s hard to find that perfect hangover meal or light bite with friends and family. We’ve rounded up a list of our top picks for brunch in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, ranging from a vegan bakery to classic French fare.

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Restaurant, Contemporary, French, $$$
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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.

Scratch Bread

Restaurant, American, $$$
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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.

Clementine Bakery

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Vegan, Pastries, $$$
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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.

Endless Summer Sandwich

Food Truck, Sandwich Shop, American, $$$
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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.


Restaurant, French, $$$
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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.

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