When the weekend hits, it’s time to get that brunch game-face on!
Bottomless brunches are the perfect weekend activity, year-round. Sunny and gorgeous outside? Soak it in with some outdoor day drinking at bottomless brunch. Cold and gross outside? Cozy up to bottomless mimosas with friends for the day. Bottomless brunch is literally the answer to any “What should we do this weekend?”, regardless of the season.
So whether you’re looking for French, Caribbean, Latin, American menus (or a sassy drag brunch!), here are some of the most delicious bottomless brunch options in the city (right now all open for outdoor dining!):
Where: 47 Avenue B, Manhattan
This enchanting bottomless brunch includes an entree and two hours of unlimited brunch cocktails at what can be described as a truly immersive experience. Dive into a mythological, aquatic world at Lamia’s Fish Market, named after the dazzling Greek city and sip on Mermaid Sangria, Rose Sangria, Passion fruit mimosas, Mimosas, or Bellinis. This underwater kingdom will serve you some of the finest brunch fare you’ve ever had the pleasure of enjoying. With endless pours of their intriguing brunch cocktails, you’ll feel more like a mermaid with every sip. Make your reservations here.
Where: 788 9th Ave
Badshah is the latest venture from Abishek Sharma (Surya, Swagat) and former Babu Ji Executive Chef Charles Mani. Named after the Hindi term for “King of the Village,” Badshah creates inventive dishes inspired by Indian street food, and signature classics updated in creative ways with spices and flavors from across Asia. Badshah is designed to rewrite the narrative of “greasy, heavy, Indian food” and present fresh, local ingredients full of flavor and life, the perfect dishes for brunch, accompanied by bottomless cocktails. From India, to New York City, with love. Reservations here.
Where: 149 Bleecker Street
There is nothing like a bottomless brunch after a hard week of pillaging and fighting sea snakes. Or even worse, a week of work! Get your first mate on board and head on over to Wicked Willy’s to unwind with a bottomless brunch complete with 1 hour of unlimited brunch cocktails. Catch the games on all day, and stay for the live entertainment at this pirate themed paradise! Ahoy — make reservations right here.
Where: 154 Bleecker St.
This brunch menu is ready to satisfy all your cravings starting with mac and cheese samosas! Head to Madam Ji, a modern Indian restaurant in NYC serving up a mix of traditional and inventive Indian cuisine, for a delicious bottomless brunch. You’ll enjoy sixty minutes of bottomless drinks and an entree per person — with choices like mango mimosas and Madam Ji’s mimosas with vodka, St-Germain and muddled berries. Grab a seat here.
Where: 1221 Avenue of the Americas
This luxurious lounge in Midtown has over 4,000 square feet of indoor space, you can be sure you’ll be thoroughly and safely spaced out for social distancing fun! Start your day with two full hours of free-flowing mimosas, bloody marys, fresh flavored bellinis and delicious gourmet light bites. Enjoy an elevated brunch experience with premium reserved seating and a live DJ. To continue to adhere to all mandated safety protocols, seating is limited so reserve seats here.
7. Miss Lily’s 7A, East Village
Where: 109 Avenue A
Miss Lily’s 7A is a Caribbean party in the East Village. The brunch special here doesn’t last as long as others, but if you want some Jamaican fare for breakfast (or lunch) Miss Lily’s is a must. For an additional $15 dollars to your entree (which won’t be more than $16 for breakfast) you’ll get one hour of unlimited One Love Bellinis (pineapple and peach flavored), Hotstepper (Bloody Mary), or Lily’s Rum Punch. Breakfast options include coconut pancakes, soft scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and onions, and Jamaican Rancheros (over easy eggs with plantains, stew peas and scotch bonnet pepper).
8. Sugar Freak, Astoria
Where: 37-11 30th Ave
Sugar Freak is a “creole restaurant in the heart of Astoria” with a menu inspired by the flavors and traditions of New Orleans. It’s perfect for a boozy group brunch, with a 90 minute unlimited option where you’ll get to choose between cocktails like their Sparkling Hurricane, Sparkling Sugar Honey Iced Tea, Sparkling Swamp Juice, Kir Royale, Mimosa, and Bloody Mary.
9. Mojave, Astoria
Where: 22-36 31st St., Queens
The Southwestern and Mexican-inspired Mojave in Astoria offers a bottomless brunch at $39.95 where you can get an entree in addition to 90 minutes of bottomless margaritas, sangrias, sangritas, mimosas or bloody marys—plus coffee or tea! Menu items include everything from huevos rancheros to pulled pork Benedict and a hash brown quesadilla.
10. Carroll Place, Greenwich Village
Where: 157 Bleecker St, New York
This Italian American wine bar and gastropub serves brunch from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. every Friday through Sunday. Purchase any entree item like the Buon Giorno Pizzae with mozzarella, smoked prosciutto, mushrooms, truffle cream, sunny side up eggs or the Pancakes and Gelato for $28 and get 90 minutes of unlimited brunch drinks including mimosas, bellinis, bloody marys, or rose sangrias.
11. Milk & Roses, Greenpoint
Where: 1110 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn
Milk & Roses is a cute little spot for any meal, but brunch is probably the best. Once you’ve ordered your avocado. wrap, shakshuka, or farmer’s breakfast, you can add a glorious hour of unlimited mimosas to your day for only $17.
12. Haven Rooftop, Midtown
Where: 132 W. 47th Street, New York
Enjoy bottomless brunch at this Midtown favorite rooftop for $28 per person in addition to an entree. Sip on their Cloudtini or summer sangria and choose between incredible entrees like tuna tartare, Branzino and Steak Au Poivre with peppercorn sauce, or sliders.
13. Ainslie, Williamsburg
Where: 76 Ainslie St., Brooklyn
For 90 minutes enjoy delicious brunch cocktails like a Spiked Iced Tea, Bloody Mary, or a Mimosa included in a $28 pre-fixe menu. With ample seating choose between their backyard garden, heated sidewalk cafe, or their new rooftop.
14. Pardon My French, East Village
Where: 103 Avenue B, New York
Take advantage of bottomless bloody marys and mimosas plus an entree of your choice for $36 at this adorable French restaurant. Order anything from the Buttermilk Pancakes to Croque Monsieur.
15. Follia, Gramercy
Where: 179 3rd Avenue, New York
Meet friends in Gramercy for a pre-fixe menu including one entree, coffee or tea, and a brunch cocktail for $24 and make it bottomless on Saturdays and Sundays for an additional $8.
16. Carnegie Diner & Cafe, Midtown
Where: 205 W. 57th Street, New York
Treat yourself to an all-day brunch menu offering dishes like Lobster Benedict and Peanut Butter & Bacon Pancakes, and wash it all down with unlimited mimosas for $19.95.
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