Best Mother’s Day Brunch in NYC

The best Mother's Day Brunch NYC including everything from chicken and waffles to french toast, pancakes and boozy options to treat mom Mother's Day Weekend.

Last Updated on May 7, 2022 by Top Brunch Spots Staff

Mother's Day Brunch
Looking for the best brunch NYC for Mother’s Day this weekend? Great! Top Brunch Spots is the go to resource for brunch each and every weekend. On top of that, we’ve already done all the hard work for you. That includes filtering through the noise to provide you only the best bottomless, boozy drinks and tasty brunches in this weekend.
These Mother’s Day Brunch spots will be sure to be the highlight of your Sunday brunch. So whether you are in the mood for fried chicken and belgian waffles, french toast, pancakes, omelette station, brunch buffet, bloody marys, mimosas, raw bar, lunch or just great food, our Mother’s Day brunch guide is everything you’ll need to properly celebrate Mother’s Day.

Many restaurants serve a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day beyond your normal scrambled eggs, avocado toast, poached egg or smoked salmon and some even have a prix fixe menu so be sure to contact the restaurant and try to put in a reservation if you can. If not, don’t worry most restaurants will accommodate walk-ins on Mother’s Day.

So how does this work?

We pick our top choices based on the quality of the food, service, and consistency over time. We’ll start off by giving you the best options overall for brunch in NYC for Mother’s Day and then follow up with links to different types of brunches in different neighborhoods ( and more) at the end of this page.

Best Mother's Day Brunch NYC Restaurants

Agave

Agave NYC 
Agave
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Buzzy Southwestern restaurant in the West Village known for its margaritas & all-you-can-drink boozy, bottomless brunch on the weekends.

For $33 you get a choice of a meal (not just your normal eggs and french toast dishes) and unlimited drinks (mimosa, wine, or frozen margaritas) for 2 hours.

Address

140 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

West Village

Food Type:

Mexican


Poco

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Poco’s world famous East Village brunch includes an entree (eggs dishes, etc) and unlimited mimosas, bloodies, and sangria for $37 per person, cash only.

Address:

33 Avenue B

New York, NY 10009

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

East Village

Food Type:

Spanish


Sweet Chick – Lower East Side

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Sweet Chick
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Sweet Chick is located on the Lower East Side (another neighborhood known for its history of cool). Sweet Chick is recognized as one of the best restaurants in NYC, so just for that, it’s worth a try. They are most known for their fried chicken and waffles, so skip the boring egg dishes and avocado toast in favor of grits with your fried chicken.

Address:

178 Ludlow St

New York, NY 10002

Website:

https://www.sweetchick.com/

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

Lower East Side

Food Type:

Southern


The Wild Son

Cozy, Hip Restaurant in the Meatpacking District

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The Wild Son is another always fashionable Meatpacking District West Village neighborhood spot close to the High Line whose dining room fills up fast on the weekend. They open at 10 AM and don’t take reservations, so make sure you plan accordingly because you may have to wait. This place has perfected fish dishes for breakfast in addition to pancakes, so you know they’re good. Serving eggs with trout on the side may not seem like your immediate first choice, but don’t knock it until you try it.

Address:

53 Little W 12th St

New York, NY 10014

Website:

https://thewildsonnyc.com/

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

Meatpacking District

Food Type:

American


5. The Crooked Knife

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Crooked Knife Boozy Brunch
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The Crooked Knife offers a boozy brunch in the Murray Hill neighborhood on the east side of Manhattan for $42 on the weekends. The $42 price point includes any entree along with unlimited bloody mary or mimosas to wash down your buttermilk pancakes, eggs and food dishes.

Address:

232 W 14th St
New York, NY 10011

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

Murray Hill

Food Type:

Comfort


6. Banter

Cozy Brunch Place in the Village

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Banter
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Another Australian inspired restaurant (See Five Leaves), has its home in the Village and gets in name from flirting, or just a really good conversation. Besides great food dishes, people like Banter because it is also a great brunch place with a great dining room to catch up with friends over healthy options, pancakes, eggs or whatever you like to eat on the weekend.

Address:

169 Sullivan St

New York, NY 10012

Website:

https://www.banternyc.com/

Borough:

Manhattan

Neighborhood:

Greenwich Village

Food Type:

American


7. Jacob’s Pickles

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Jacob’s Pickles
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People come for the biscuit or eggs and stay for the pickles. Jacob’s Pickles is one of the most popular brunch spots for good reason. There’s nothing quite like the comfort of a Southern meal in a chill dining room. Before you ask, they do make their own pickles. And they do fry them (and make a spicy pickle margarita).

Address:

509 Amsterdam Ave

New York, NY 10024

Website:

https://jacobs.picklehospitality.com

Neighborhood:

Upper West Side

Food Type:

Southern


8. Buvette

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Buvette
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The village has brunch! Another place situated in the ultra-desirable Village is Buvette. Buvette is a French place with an upscale dining room, and with many french options it may be hard to decide which French brunch is the best.

Address:

42 Grove St

New York, NY 10014

Website:

https://ilovebuvette.com/

Neighborhood:

West Village

Food Type:

French


9. Queens Comfort

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Queens Comfort
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This eatery is for the bruncher who loves eggs benedict dishes. Get ready, because Queens Comfort has 11 varieties on the weekend brunch menu for people of all taste palettes and they serve lots of egg dishes in their dining room too. This neighborhood spot is best if you’re super hungry or super hungover, or both. Besides the benedicts, most of what is on the menu is deep friend and covered in cheese or gravy. Some other menu items include the breakfast burrito with fries and siracha aioli, the Oreo brioche french toast, and spicy chicken breakfast enchiladas.

Address:

3618 30th Avenue

Astoria, NY 11103

Website:

https://www.queenscomfort.com

Neighborhood:

Astoria

Food Type:

French


10. Buttermilk Channel

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Buttermilk Channel
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Ah, the beauty of Carroll Gardens. What was once a Brooklyn neighborhood that people did not want to go to, is now an area with some of the most beautiful scenery and brownstones in Brooklyn. With Smith St. becoming more popular, and new restaurants and bars popping up all the time, Buttermilk Channel is a neighborhood spot in good company and a great choice for brunch dishes (eggs, french toast, etc) this weekend.

Address:

524 Court St

Brooklyn, NY 11231

Website:

https://www.buttermilkchannelnyc.com/

Neighborhood:

Carroll Gardens

Food Type:

American

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