New Yorkers crave a comforting breakfast and Clinton Street Baking Company is the ideal spot to satisfy even the most discerning New Yorker. The beloved Lower East Side hotspot co-owned by Chef Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman offers eclectic takes on classic American food and melt-in-your-mouth pancakes well worth the two-hour weekend waits.
The plethora of options for the greatest meal of the weekend can make selecting the best feel like a quest. Skewing toward breakfast or lunch, coffee, tea or boozy, uptown or down; the options are unending. But our definitive guide to Gotham’s best brunch destinations leads the way (both here and over the river in Brooklyn, too). Including casual spots and fancy foods at some of the best restaurants in NYC, we’ve picked our favorite brunches to satisfy your portmanteau desires in the city’s busiest borough.
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