If you grabbed brunch at Clinton St. Bakery and didn’t order the stack of fluffy blueberry pancakes, did you really even go? At least, that’s how sought-after the dish is among the early-morning (and breakfast-for-dinner) crowd. Chef Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman, who co-own the Lower East Side hot spot, offer their iconic brunch items—think egg sandwiches and latke eggs Benedict—that New Yorkers line up for every weekend. Even on those mornings when it seems impossible to get out of bed, the duo beckons us to the Time Out Market for breakfast delights (and hangover cures).
New York’s most buzzed-about borough is a haven for hip restaurants and trendy bars, drawing cred-seekers from all over the city. This is particularly evident on weekends, when the throngs roll out of bed and head out for a leisurely meal to either fuel up for the night ahead or recover from the night before. Those in search of the best brunch in Brooklyn have plenty of options for an indulgent weekend meal of pancakes, bloody Marys, bacon and more.
From Park Slope to Bushwick, these Brooklyn brunches offer innovative takes on the beloved Benedict, stunning versions of avocado toast, decadent fried chicken, egg sandwiches, muffins and even lighter fare for the health-conscious. Getting hungry? Read on, then get out there for some of the best weekend-morning dining around.
If you’re in a hurry, you can always pick up a bagel and a coffee, but when it comes to the weekend, we think there’s no better way to start your day than a killer brunch, and Brooklyn has plenty.
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