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13 Best Brooklyn Brunch Spots To Eat At In 2024 (+ What To Order)

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It is without a doubt that within all the hustle and bustle surrounding Brooklyn New York, lots of “must-visit” brunch spots are available to start off your day and satisfy your hunger. 

If that is what you’re looking for – no worries. We have everything for you, from light and hearty spots to unwind at.

So, without further ado, let’s dive in! Here is our list of the best Brooklyn brunch spots in NYC and what to get at each spot:

1. French Louie

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French Louie offers top-notch weekend brunch in a lively atmosphere. Enjoy classic dishes with a twist on their sunny outdoor patio. 

Treat yourself to their apple butter-coated Creme Brulee French toast or try their Eggs Louie, a twist on breakfast with poached eggs, crab, and croissants. 

If you’d like a more hearty meal, try their Smoked Trout with crème fraiche and multigrain toast. This delightful combo will leave your tummy with no space to fill.

What to order: Creme Brulee French Toast, Eggs Louie, Smoked Trout Scramble

Address: 320 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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2. Sunday In Brooklyn

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Sunday in Brooklyn, a cozy spot in Williamsburg, serves up dishes made with love in a sunlit three-story building. This is the place to gather friends and family for a warm welcome on a beautiful Sunday morning. 

Their famous Sunday Pancakes are thick and fluffy cakes with mouthwatering maple syrup.

The Cheddar Scramble, another favorite, includes smooth eggs with multigrain toast and bacon. It’s no wonder this spot is a top brunch choice in NYC!

What to order:  Sunday Pancakes, Cheddar Scramble, Smoked Salmon Toast, Shakshuka

Address: 348 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249

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3. Five Leaves

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Five Leaves is a famous brunch spot in Greenpoint known for its cool vibe and yummy food. 

With lots of tasty options, one favorite is the ricotta pancakes with honeycomb butter, banana, strawberries, blueberries, and maple syrup. Trust me, it’s so good! 

If you’re feeling adventurous, their Moroccan scramble with Merguez sausage will never leave your mind for the rest of the day. 

And make sure to try their Veggie Burger—you might be surprised, even meat lovers can’t resist!

What to order: Ricotta Pancakes, Moroccan Scramble, Veggie Burger, Cocktails

Address: 18 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, United States

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4. Pies ‘n Thighs

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First opened in 2006 in Williamsburg, Pies ‘n Thighs is a comfort food haven known for its biscuits, chicken thighs, and pies!

With a focus on pairing comfort and food seamlessly, the restaurant has gained a loyal following. 

If it’s your first time here, be sure to try their signature buttermilk Biscuits smothered in secret sausage Gravy (Biscuits & Gravy).

Or get the Fried Catfish Sandwich if you want a quick bite. For pies, the Bourbon Pecan Pie is simply heavenly!

What to order: Biscuits & Gravy, Fried Catfish Sandwich, Bourbon Pecan Pie, Apple Pie

-DDK-Brooklyn: 383 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY, United States
-S 4th Street: 166 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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5. Reunion

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Reunion brings Tel Aviv to Williamsburg, offering the best Middle Eastern brunch experience in town. The warm hospitality paired with delicious dishes will snatch your heart, making this place join your list of favorites.

If you like your brunch on the sweeter side, don’t pass up on Inna’s Pancake—a mouthwatering treat featuring mixed berries, maple raisin butter, and maple syrup—all prepared with their signature in-house recipe!

Their Shakshuka is a delight with spicy kick that will wake you right up! 

What to order: Inna’s Pancake, Shakshuka

Address: 544 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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6. Cafe Luluc

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Cafe Luluc is a beloved diner renowned for its top-notch yet affordable food and outstanding service. The long queues outside speak volumes about its popularity!

Luluc’s famous pancakes with mixed fruits and Black Bear maple syrup is truly unforgettable. Just one bite and you’ll know exactly what I’m saying.

Their Eggs Benedict filled with their signature Hollandaise sauce, is a must-try budget-friendly option, whether you prefer ham or bacon.

What to order: Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Croque Madame

Address: 214 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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7. Meadowsweet

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Nestled in a cozy corner, Meadowsweet offers you a welcoming embrace with homemade delights.

With its rustic charm and friendly service, it’s the perfect spot to start your day!

Their Crispy Baby Artichoke is the perfect combination of the acidic taste from the lemon balanced nicely with the umami sense from the parmesan. 

And, you can never go wrong with their iconic Brown Butter-Almond Muffins which are famous for being one of the lightest, fluffiest ones you’ll have ever tried!

What to order: Crispy Baby Artichokes, Brown Butter-Almond Muffins, Burrata & Delicata Squash

Address: 149 Broadway Brooklyn, NY, 11211

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8. Buttermilk Channel

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French Louie’s sister restaurant, Buttermilk Channel is a Brooklyn favorite known for great food, fast service, and a cozy vibe—perfect for brunch!

Their French toast is exceptional, with large portions and a rich pecan sweetness that will amaze you! 

Made with their own twist on the classic dish, their Eggs Huntington is another stand out. Don’t forget to top it all off with their Classic Bloody Mary!

What to order: Pecan Pie French Toast, Eggs Huntington, Classic Bloody Mary

Address: 524 Court St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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9. Bonafini

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Despite stiff competition, Bonafini quickly gained fame with its simple yet delicious menu.

You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the cozy and rustic ambiance, offering more seating than expected from the entrance. 

Don’t underestimate their avocado toast—it’s a game-changer! Their Salmon Pastrami or Classic French Toast are other must-haves at this foodie hotspot. 

Believe me, brunch will never be the same once you try Bonafini!

What to order: Avocado Toast, Hash Brown, Salmon Pastrami on Olive Toast, French Toast

Address: 663 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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10. OKONOMI // YUJI Ramen

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OKONOMI is the ultimate Japanese brunch spot in Williamsburg!

This neighborhood Japanese kitchen specializes in regional seafood and Mottainai cuisine, offering a traditional Ichiju Sansai set meal daily for breakfast and lunch. 

The Ichiju Sansai Standard Set features their signature Tamagoyaki Tsukemono, a perfectly fried Japanese omelet with a silky texture.

Pair it with the Roasted Fish Seven, expertly cooked with a light smoky flavor. 

Complete your meal with a savory Miso Soup for a hearty brunch!

What to order: Ichiju Sansai Standard Set

Address: 150 Ainsle Street Brooklyn, NY 11211

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11. baba cool Williamsburg

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Opened in 2014 near Fort Greene Park, baba cool has grown from an airy all-day café to a cozy spot serving great coffee and brunch. 

Start your mornings right with their Warm Chia Pudding. The dash of cinnamon makes it extra scrumptious!

For a heartier option, try the Oven-Roasted Turkey Sandwich with juicy chicken, caramelized onions, green apple, and fig jam—it’s simply irresistible!

What to order: Warm Chia Pudding, Oven-Roasted Turkey Sandwich, Choux Bowl, Asada Bowl

Address:  47 Withers St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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12. Terrace Restaurant & Bakery

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Craving Mexican food? Look no further than Terrace Restaurant & Bakery for a nourishing brunch! Their extensive menu includes quesadillas, burgers, tostadas, burritos, and more! 

The Terrace Nachos has everything you need for breakfast—tortilla chips topped with chipotle sauce, guacamole, and cheese. 

Another standout on their menu is their Enchiladas made with fresh corn tortillas, and filled with homemade black beans that’ll leave you drooling. What more could you ask for, honestly?

What to order: Terrace Nachos, Enchiladas, Waffle

Address: 280 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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13. Leland Eating and Drinking House

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Rooted in 1930s Oregon, Leland Eating and Drinking House continues generations of tradition as a family-owned establishment. Their fusion cuisine emphasizes fresh, locally sourced ingredients, prepared with care.

 While the brunch menu is limited to weekends, each dish shines, particularly the Smoked Pollock Fritters and Skillet Mussels. 

When it comes to their cocktails, the Cider House with bourbon, apple, lemon, and maple will have you obsessed!

What to order: Smoked Pollock Fritters, Charred Lemon Skillet Mussels, Cider House

Address: 755 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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There you go, that sums up our favorite brunch spots in Brooklyn!

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