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Best Brunch Places In Brooklyn, New York, USA

Isha
Published Jan 30, 2019

Meet Manhattan’s chilled-out and happening cousin – Brooklyn! First colonized by Dutch settlers, later home to talented artists and hipsters, Brooklyn has now transformed into one of the trendiest areas to live in New York. Its dynamic and ethnically diverse neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights, Prospect Heights, etc. are a delight to explore for any visitor or local. Besides tourist attractions like the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Coney Island, and shopping options on Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn has a very robust brunch scene, with cafes and restaurants competing to woo customers with a delightful array of dishes that represent the cosmopolitan nature of this city. Whether you are craving your weekend fix of eggs, pancakes, potato hash, seafood or steak, Brooklyn’s eateries will not disappoint you. Let’s take a look at the best brunch places in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1. Chez Ma Tante


This chic eatery personifies Brooklyn-cool with its open and inviting décor, whitewashed brick walls and an uncluttered bar. Named after a Montreal hot dog shack, Chez Ma Tante serves food inspired by the bistros, trattorias, and pubs of Europe. The well thought out brunch menu starts off with a sleek cocktail list that will set the mood for your brunch party. As for the food, Chez Ma Tante does not shy away from serving bold dishes like oysters and parsley, and chicken liver pâté alongside humble (yet crowd favorites) pancakes, and falafel with hummus, cucumber, and harissa.

Chez Ma Tante

Address: 90 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA

Website: Chez Ma Tante

Opening hours: Sunday - Wednesday, 5:30pm to 10pm, Thursday - Sunday, 5:30pm to 11pm, and Lunch on Fridays, 11;45pm to 2pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 3pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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2. Sunday in Brooklyn


At Sunday in Brooklyn, Sunday is a special day of the week - it is a day to celebrate the best of New York City with family and friends. But fret not, this awesome restaurant serves up some mean fare on other days of the week too! Their very-popular brunch has customer favorites like the hazelnut-maple praline pancakes that the whole table can enjoy. For more brunch fare, choose from a wide menu of pastries, light breakfast options, sandwiches, and brunch plates. Top it off with some daytime cocktails or a glass of natural wine. Guests can enjoy brunch at the restaurant’s sidewalk cafe or in the large open-air kitchen.

Sunday in Brooklyn

Address: 348 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA

Website: Sunday in Brooklyn

Opening hours: 8:30am to 10pm, Brunch hours: Weekdays, 10am to 4pm and Weekends, 9:30am to 4pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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3. Allswell


This all-American pub located in the trendy Williamsburg neighborhood believes in serving meals made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Its menus are seasonal, casual and change frequently to provide dishes made with the freshest produce. Allswell’s brunch menu has delicious items like cinnamon toast, cider apple pancakes, crispy chicken sandwich, pioneer burger, etc. Select from an exhaustive wine list or a wide variety of beers, cocktails, coffees and teas menu that will perfectly complement your meal at Allswell.

Allswell

Address: 124 Bedford Ave @ N. 10th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249

Website: Allswell

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 12pm to 11pm; Friday - 12pm to 1am; Saturday, 10am to 1am; and Sunday, 10am to 11pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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4. French Louie


This French bistro is named after a widely beloved and popular French-Canadian mule driver Louis Seymour who was affectionately known as ‘French Louie’ when he came to America. The bistro serves French-American cuisine in a very chic and modern setting. The brunch offerings at French Louie are a mix of traditional French and American favorites. Thus, you can order a grilled trout Po’boy just as easily as buckwheat pancakes off their brunch menu. Other delicacies include eggs Louie, chocolate madeleines, crème brûlée French toast, oysters, bellinis and mimosas.

French Louie

Address: 320 Atlantic Ave (Between Smith and Hoyt) Brooklyn, NY 11201

Website: French Louie

Opening hours: Monday - Friday,11:30am to 10pm, Saturday - Sunday, 10am to 3pm, 5pm to 10pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 3pm

Average price for two: 31-60 USD

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5. Beco


Beco is a cozy Brazilian bar and restaurant in Williamsburg which is an absolute favorite with the locals. This cash-only eatery is inspired by the local bars of Sao Paulo, which are renowned for their light fare, lively ambiance, and fantastic music. Beco’s signature drink Maracuja caipiroska is very popular with guests as is its traditional caipirinha. The brunch pickings at Beco feature some delectable dishes like Rabanda (a French toast with a Brazilian twist), Feijoada (the Brazilian national dish of smoked meat and black bean stew with rice and other accompaniments), eggs done various ways, etc. Handpicked wines from all over South America, beers from Brazil and many other cocktails can be enjoyed during the brunch.

Beco

Address: 45 Richardson Street, Brooklyn, NY. 11211

Website: Beco

Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 11am to 12am; Saturday, 10am to 12pm; and Sunday, 10am to 11pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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6. Sweet Chick


Co-owned by the legendary rapper, Nasir Jones (a.k.a. NAS), this famous restaurant has a cult following among locals, visitors as well as celebrities. The restaurant’s signature chicken and waffles is a must-try dish. Serving up some Southern home-style soul food with a twist, the restaurant’s brunch menu features shrimp and grits, ricotta pancakes, breakfast burrito, house-made granola, and some vegetarian options too. Their superb cocktails pair very well with the brunch dishes. The ambiance of the restaurant is very inviting and the service is friendly too.

Sweet Chick

Address: 164 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

Website: Sweet Chick

Opening hours: Weekdays, 11am to 2am and Weekends, 10am to 2am, Brunch days: All days

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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7. Fausto


This Italian restaurant in Brooklyn provides a comfortable and non-fussy dining experience. Fausto serves regional Italian dishes, most of which are prepared in the two wood-burning ovens that are at the heart of this restaurant. In the brunch menu, farro salad, crostone, lemon ricotta pancakes, etc. are paired beautifully with the restaurant’s Italian cocktails, wines, and other beverages.

Fausto

Address: 348 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Website: Fausto

Opening hours: Dinner: Monday - Thursday, 5:30pm to 10pm; Friday - Saturday, 5:30pm to 11pm; and Sunday, 5pm to 10pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 2:30pm

Average price for two: 31-60 USD

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8. MeMe's Diner


MeMe’s Diner is a cozy and welcoming diner-style eatery situated in the Prospect Heights neighborhood serving distinctly American food. The eatery only does dinner and brunch service, but their core focus is on serving familiar food prepared with international ingredients like chili oil, fish sauce, etc. Their simple brunch menus pack a big flavor punch with crowd favorites like chili oil fried egg, Dutch baby pancake, breakfast sandwich, and more. Brunch at MeMe’s Diner would not be complete without trying out their cocktails, beers, wines and hot beverages.

MeMe's Diner

Address: 657 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Website: MeMe’s Diner

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday, 5pm to 11pm; Saturday - 10am to 3pm, 5pm to 11pm, Brunch hours: Saturday, 10am to 3pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Average price for two: 31-60 USD

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9. Miriam


Miriam is a quintessential Israeli eatery that serves sophisticated Mediterranean flavors in the heart of Park Slope neighborhood in Brooklyn. The restaurant’s brunch is very popular with locals. Helmed by chef Rafael Hasid, Miriam celebrates the back-to-earth philosophy of eating simple food. The menus at Miriam are seasonal and many ingredients come straight from Israel. Israeli breakfast classics like shakshuka find a place next to European-style dishes like Norwegian eggs on the brunch menu. Chicken schnitzel, lamb shawarma, steak, and eggs are also popular brunch offerings.

Miriam

Address: 79 Fifth Ave (corner of Prospect Place), Brooklyn, NY 11217

Website: Miriam

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday, 4pm to 10pm; and Friday - Saturday, 4pm to 11pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4pm; Monday - Friday, 10am to 4pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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10. Le Barricou


Le Barricou is a relaxed French-style bistro that strives to serve affordable country-style French food in the heart of Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Very popular with locals for its weekend brunch, Le Barricou serves staples such as omelets, frittatas, eggs, croissants, salads, and sandwiches. Cocktails, juices, teas, and coffees perfectly complement the brunch dishes at this hip Brooklyn restaurant.

Le Barricou

Address: 533 Grand Street, between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Website: Le Barricou

Opening hours: 10am to 4pm, 6pm to 11pm, Brunch hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm; Late brunch, 4pm to 6pm

Average price for two: 11-30 USD

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Brooklyn’s hip-and-happening eateries will surely fulfill all your brunch desires. Italian, American, French, Israeli and Brazilian – Brooklyn’s brunch offerings have dishes from all over the world! So, brunch in style at our recommendations of the best brunch places in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

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Isha is a former corporate nobody. She is tired of hearing, “You’re not on social media? Why?!” She lives a quiet life of travelling, writing, and minding her own business.

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