Refinery Rooftop

Industrial-chic rooftop spot in the Refinery Hotel featuring cocktails, light fare & dramatic views.

With awe-inspiring views of the Manhattan skyline and Empire State Building, Refinery Rooftop is one of Midtown’s most dynamic spaces.

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abcV

AbcV in Gramercy has a brunch menu for everyone, especially vegetarians. Not only that, they’ve got the mimosa on lock. Interestingly enough, the restaurant is owned by Abc Carpet & Home, their stores being very recognizable in the city itself. For a cozy brunch outing, this is the place. The menu is all vegetarian with …

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ATLA

If you’re looking for the brunch experience that you deserve, with the spicy Mexican dishes to match, then you’ve found it at Atla. This place is decorated in a modern, casual fashion, and serves brunch all day on the weekends. With Mexican-inspired dishes that west coast transplants look for in troves, Atla serves simple, tasty …

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Maison Kayser

There should be a special mention for this notorious French brunch spot, because the small chain of restaurants can now be dined at all over Manhattan, and is not exclusive to the Upper East Side. However, the original café did get its start in its Upper East Side location, so will be judged as such. …

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The East Pole

No doubt a play on the North Pole’s fame, The East Pole is just the kind of gourmet we want to see in a well-constructed brunch. The menu has a variety of healthy and non-healthy eats, meaning that you can take your friend who’s dieting, and the one who isn’t, and they’ll both be happy. …

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Red Rooster

Who didn’t know this was coming? Red Rooster, and the restaurant’s chef, Marcus Samuelsson, are an institution in cuisine. The famous Harlem eatery is also open for brunch (if you can get in, be aware that they don’t take reservations on Sundays). Like the global combination of cultures that Red Rooster compiles in its lunch …

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Sadelle's

Sadelle’s

Iconic brunch spot that’s located between the Village and Soho, Sadelle’s, is worth its weight in bagels. Sadelle’s has a history of making the news with their incredible breakfast options and perfectly prepared bagels. In fact, Sadelle’s was named the best bagel in New York by Grub Street in 2016. They were named the best …

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Cookshop

If you haven’t yet been to the Highline, you should go at least once. The view is spectacular, and there are a huge number of restaurants to choose from. If you’ve decided you’ll do brunch at the Highline, start with Cookshop. This is a supremely popular brunch in NYC, so do your best to plan …

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estela

Estela

Quenching the taste buds since 2013, the Estela is indeed what has lived up to the imagination of the food lovers in New York. The menu is creative at the height of it and has been receiving accolades for its presentations. Cooking here approaches a personalized touch and thus meets all the social and cultural …

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Jack’s Wife Freda – SoHo

With three locations: one in Soho, one in Chelsea, and the original in the West Village, Jack’s Wife Freda is a brunch where the American and Middle Eastern sides are in perfect harmony. For Middle Eastern fare, the menu features grilled halloumi, peri peri chicken wings, homemade Lebanese yogurt, and waffles made with rosewater. For …

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the wild son brunch

The Wild Son

The Wild Son is another always fashionable Meatpacking District West Village eatery that will fill up fast. 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 for breakfast, so you know they’re good. Serving eggs with trout on …

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