5 New York Restaurants Great for Casual Weekend Brunch
Have you ever heard of the term brunch? If not, brunch stands for breakfast and lunch. Brunch is a meal time that can be said to be responsible, which is from 9-11 noon.
Lately, a lot of people love to eat at brunch. Usually brunch is done on weekends with loved ones such as friends, spouse, or family so that a relaxed atmosphere is created.
If you happen to be in New York, here is a brunch spot that is arguably quite famous there. Some of them even require you to make a reservation in advance because these places are usually overcrowded.
1. Soho Diner
Soho Diner is one of the hip restaurants in New York. Located at 320 W.Broadway, Soho Diner has a varied menu range from breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, wine, and local beers. That is why this restaurant, which was open 24 hours (before the pandemic), was never empty of visitors, so you are advised to make reservations before coming.
Popular brunch menus include overnight oats, granola, avocado toast, and pancakes. You are free to choose where to eat either indoors or outdoors. Here you can also select songs that are played with the jukebox.
Initially, Dante is a small cafe that was founded in 1915 and is well known for its espresso dishes. Gradually the name Dante became known as a bar that provided a variety of delicious menus, including a brunch menu which was available every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
The famous brunch menu here is croissants, breakfast brioche, and a variety of delicious pastas. If you don’t want to eat heavy, there are a variety of cocktails that you can enjoy while relaxing at this restaurant located at 79-81 Macdougal Street, New York.
3. The Butcher’s Daughter
The Butcher’s Daughter is a plant-based restaurant which, as the name implies, certainly provides a variety of healthy menus, including vegetarian and gluten-free menus. So for those of you who are health-enthusiast, you can spend your time relaxing while brunching here.
For New York City, this restaurant is located at 581 Hudson Street. In addition to healthy menus such as acai bowls, gluten free pancakes, and granola, you can order fresh juices with organic fruit.
4. Jack’s Wife Freda
The next restaurant you can visit for brunch while in New York is Jack’s Wife Freda.
This restaurant, which was founded in 2012, provides a menu that is adopted from Israeli and South African dishes (of course, with a New York-style touch) because its founder, Dean, is the grandson of immigrants from South Africa and Dean’s wife is Israeli. That’s why you can taste grilled haloumi, green shakshouka, or Mediterranean breakfast for brunch.
There are 3 Jack’s Wife Freda locations that you can visit in New York, namely 116 8th Avenue, Chelsea; 50 Carmine Street, West Village; and 224 Lafayette Street, SoHo.
5. Bluestone Lane
Bluestone Lane is a coffee shop that is inspired by the Australian coffee culture, so the taste of coffee here guarantees good taste. Apart from coffee, there are various types of brunch menus such as toasts, sandwiches, various types of croissants, to protein bowls that can be enjoyed by those of you who are on a keto diet. Uniquely, each menu here has information on its calorie content.
Bluestone Lane itself is spread across several major cities in the United States, including New York with an address at 500 W 33rd St. For those of you who don’t have time to coffee on the spot, Bluestone Lane provides coffee subscription facilities so you can have delicious coffee from home.
Weekends are a time that must be enjoyed to relax, one way is to have brunch with your loved ones. And some of the restaurant recommendations above you can try while in New York.