When visiting New York, you will be shocked by the number of wonderful cafes that it’s often very difficult to choose where to have a tasty and nice breakfast. The local restaurant market is so large that you can make a mistake when choosing the right establishment, and spending a Saturday breakfast on tasteless food is not the most pleasant experience.
Well, according to the reviews of thousands of Foursquare’s visitors, we’ve selected the most favorite places of travelers for breakfast and brunch, focusing on the beautiful serving, the interior and the availability of good coffee. Also, for your convenience we have specified the exact addresses of the establishments, so you will easily get to them by using car rental in New York…
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ChalaIt is a light coffee house in the heart of Greenwich Village, which serves the most delicious variations of matcha tea and coffee. In addition, they make an insanely beautiful presentation of toasts and breakfasts – it’s recommended to order the avocado toast and toast with smoked elk and a poached egg. If you are a fan of the matcha, then the matcha-latte will please you, as well as white tea. By the way, this is one of the trendiest breakfast destinations among New York’s Instagrammers.
Address: 299 W Houston St, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm
Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen
This is a spacious cafe situated in Brooklyn’s district of Bedford. Salad with apricots, avocado toast with poached eggs, chia pudding, first-class cappuccino and organic tea from Bellocq tea atelier will make the beginning of your morning excellent. The interior features a lot of greenery, fashion magazines, plates decorated with stunning images and an unrealistically beautiful counter where you can buy minimalist handmade bouquets from local craftsmen. In general, there’s everything for an ideal photo for Instagram and a leisurely delicious breakfast!
Address: 1058 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 8.30am-6pm
Two Hands is an atmospheric cafe specialized in Australian cuisine and offering a huge selection of salads and breakfasts. For example, you can try there Acai Bowl – a toast with ricotta and cranberry, sandwich with mozzarella and prosciutto, quinoa salad, spinach and yogurt, pudding with chia seeds and granola, and of course, the right coffee. It’s better to visit Two Hands early in the morning, since you’ll have to wait in line.
Address: 164 Mott St, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday 8am-5pm
Milk and Roses
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It’s a favorite place of New Yorkers for breakfast in Greenpoint area, Brooklyn. Red sofas, a stylish bar and a piano, where live music is played in the evenings create a unique setting for your breakfast. In summer, a cute wooden backyard opens, which is excellent for evening cocktails. Speaking of the menu, a Portuguese octopus on the grill and delicious waffles with cream and seasonal fruits and are among top recommended delicacies.
Address: 1110 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-12am, Friday and Saturday 10am-1am, Sunday 10am-11pm
The establishment is famous for its Greek yogurt, which is made on an eco-farm in the suburbs of New York. This yogurt with muesli and honey is just a culinary masterpiece, and Greek salad is served with the correct cheese and olives with a lot of olive oil, whole grain bread in a clay pot. In addition, there’s an insanely cozy back yard with massive wooden tables and delicious to-go smoothies.
Address: 379 Broome St, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am-8pm
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This aristocratic restaurant is located on the first floor of Wythe design hotel. Burger complemented with red wine will definitely win your heart. This is one of those places where you want to return regardless of the occasion. While visiting Reynard, it’s recommended to try the asparagus in pistachio sauce and carrot puree with almonds and Bulgarian feta cheese.
Address: 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-11pm, Saturday-Sunday 7am-12am
Bluestone Lane features an Australian cuisine in West Village, a large cozy terrace and a huge selection of toast and multiple variations of omelets. Toast with smoked salmon and toast with avocado are local favorites. Since initially Bluestone Lane is the ownership of coffee masters from Melbourne, then there’s no reason to doubt about coffee quality in this place.
Address: 55 Greenwich Ave, New York
Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday 8am-6pm
Freemans offers an amazingly cozy courtyard where you can have breakfast by enjoying asparagus with poached eggs and mozzarella – it’s just an incredible combination that will please your taste buds. In addition, the establishment has a large wine and cocktail list. Unfortunately, there’s so good in the evening that there’s always a queue. Since the booking is not available there, it’s better to come in advance, put the name into the lists and stroll around while you wait.
Address: Freeman Alley, New York
Operating Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-2am