10 Best Brunch Buffet Spots In New York City - Updated 2022

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“The Big Apple”, is a city that never sleeps. It is one of the major commercial, financial, and cultural centers in the world and home to a number of iconic architectural marvels which include the famous Empire State Building. There are also plenty of green hotels and boutique hotels all around. If you happen to visit this spectacular and lively city you can start off by exploring the Rockefeller Center, which is also an iconic business complex, the AmericanStatue of Liberty in New York harbor, and Central Park, home to a zoo hosting different animal species and the perfect place to enjoy nature walks or a morning run. Of course, if you are hungry, New York offers a wide range of dining options. Come and take a look at the best brunch buffet spots in New York City.

1. Fogo de Chao

fogo de chao
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Reserve a table at the Fogo de Chao and get to enjoy the most amazing brunch. Explore the menu filled with amazing meals and exquisite drinks collection that will make you salivate just by reading the contents. This amazing Brazilian restaurant prides itself in preparing authentic Brazilian dishes using nothing but the best and freshest ingredients from the food market. With a chilled vibe and a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, this restaurant is the perfect place to take your family for brunch.

Fogo de Chao

Address: 217 Old Country Rd. New York, NY 11514, Long Island, New York

Website: Fogo de Chao

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 11:30am - 11pm; Sun: 11:30am - 10pm

2. Jazz at Kitano

Jazz at Kitano
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Welcome to the Jazz at Kitano restaurant, a luxurious restaurant that prides itself in providing the best services and meals. Located in the heart of New York City, this outstanding restaurant plays classical jazz music as the guests enjoy dining. The restaurant creates the perfect atmosphere for a relaxed Sunday brunch. Lavish it may be, but this restaurant serves exquisite dishes prepared by a top-class gourmet chef backed by highly skilled kitchen staff. The cozy and plush seats and the perfect dining spaces combined with the awesome background music makes it the best restaurant for brunch with friends or family.

Jazz at Kitano

Address: 66 Park Avenue, East 38th St.

Website: Jazz at Kitano

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 7am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 7am - 2pm

3. Brasserie 8 1/2

Brasserie 8 1/2
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Come and try the grilled chicken with Napa cabbage in the salad section, hot breakfast that comprises of crispy bacon, home fries, whipped Yukon gold potatoes, breakfast sausages, eggs benedict and some pasta primavera with basil pesto. Not only does this amazing restaurant offer the most sumptuous meals in town, but Brasserie 8 ½ is the best French restaurant in the Big Apple.

Brasserie 8 1/2

Address: Solow Building, 9 West 57th St., New York, 10019

Website: Brasserie 8 ½

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 9pm; Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 10pm; Sat: 5pm - 10pm

4. Turkish Kitchen

Turkish Kitchen
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Located smack in the center of the Big Apple, The Turkish Kitchen restaurant is known for providing the best and authentic Turkish dishes in town. This amazing restaurant will be more than happy to welcome you and serve you with a delicious brunch menu. The relaxed ambiance, tasty cuisine, and the amazing service are what makes this restaurant the perfect place to enjoy some Turkish delights.

Turkish Kitchen

Address: 386 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA

Website: Turkish Kitchen

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri: 12pm - 10:30pm, Sat: 5pm - 10:30pm; Sun: 11am - 4pm

5. Fifth

230 Fifth
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Reserve a table for brunch at the 230 Fifth and get to enjoy your meal in one of the best rooftop garden restaurants in New York City. Dine as you enjoy the spectacular views. If the rooftop is too much for you, the enclosed lounge will provide the perfect spot for you, and you will still be able to enjoy the views. The menu is filled with luscious dishes and an amazing collection of drinks and snacks for you to enjoy.

230 Fifth

Address: 230 Fifth Ave (Corner 27th) Manhattan, NY 10001

Website: 230 Fifth

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 2pm - 12am; Sat - Sun: 10am - 2am

6. Tosca's Cafe

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The Tosca’s Cafe is an archetypal rooftop restaurant featuring outstanding views of the city from an amazing vantage point. Whether its breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner, this restaurant will be more than able to welcome you to dine in a relaxed and entertaining area. Though it may not be all that fancy, this restaurant prides itself in making the best meals that will leave you in high spirits.

Tosca's Cafe

Address: 4034 East Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY

Website: Tosca’s Cafe

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 1am

7. The View Restaurant & Lounge

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Posted by The View Restaurant & Lounge on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Located in the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York, The View Restaurant and Lounge revolving restaurant offering sumptuous dishes on the menu. Enjoy the ultimate dining experience as you enjoy the spectacular views from this outstanding restaurant perfectly nestled in the heart of New York. An array of cocktails and a menu full of mouthwatering dishes complimented by the captivating views is just the tip of the iceberg compared to what this lavish restaurant has to offer.

The View Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA

Website: The View Restaurant & Lounge

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5:30pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 1:30pm, 5:30pm - 10pm

8. Mangia

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A quintessential vibe is what you will get in Mangia. It is an Italian restaurant and pizzeria that takes pride in preparing traditional yet elegant Italian meals. Begin your day feeling energetic and grab yourself a delicious breakfast at this amazing restaurant and if you happen to miss breakfast, the brunch menu will always be a delight. The restaurant is dedicated to serving meals prepared using traditional recipes passed down generations, thus making sure that with each bite you take you will get an exciting flavor explosion in your mouth.


Address: 422 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA

Website: Mangia

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 9pm (closed on Sat & Sun)

9. Hudson's at Pier 81

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Embark on an epic self-indulgent trip to the Hudson’s Pier 81 to enjoy an amazing brunch experience in this popular restaurant. A cooling breeze, spectacular views and mouthwatering meals are what waits for you is this spectacular restaurant by the pier. Comfort comes naturally thanks to the cool and relaxed vibe, the posh and cushy seats for the guests, the amazing dishes and the aroma from the kitchen will make your mouth water even before ordering your meal.

Hudson's at Pier 81

Address: 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA

Website: Hudson’s at Pier 81

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 5:30pm - 11pm

10. Chart House

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From the dazzling views, exceptional service, and exquisite dishes, the Chart House restaurant is dedicated to redefining the true meaning of fine dining. This spectacular seafood restaurant serves house special fish delicacies, perfectly roasted prime ribs and succulent steaks that will make your mouth water by just looking at it. The perfectly tailored menu offers a variety of flavorful dishes and the cozy seats and the relaxing ambiance sets the perfect dining atmosphere.

Chart House

Address: Lincoln Harbor Pier D-T, Weehawken, NJ 07086, United States

Website: Chart House

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 11am - 10pm

Dine at the best brunch buffet spots in New York City

Eggs Benedict with Bacon
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Not all restaurants take time and effort to make their guests dining experience memorable. But with this list of amazing and most recommended restaurants in the city, you will never get disappointed. Dine at the best brunch buffet spots in New York City. For more food scenes, check out some French restaurants and secret restaurants as well.

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