Head to this West Village restaurant for tasty Mexican-inspired dishes from America’s Southwest, such as swordfish tacos, corn-crusted calamari and blueberry pancakes. Decor is simple with a low wooden thatched roof and chairs to match. Find a cozy corner with cushions if you’re in it for the long-haul or head to the tequila bar for some post-brunch cocktails.
US$33 for unlimited mimosas, frozen margaritas and wine for two hours. Saturdays, 11am-4pm. 140 7th Ave S.
Don’t be surprised to find this venue has a fascination with all things musical, after all, its name is inspired by the early method of recording where a stylus would cut into a wax cylinder, also known as the Hill and Dale method. Expect to chow down on burgers, biscuits and gravy, plus buttermilk pancakes.
US$14 for a main and one side. US$35 for bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas, Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-5pm. 115 Allen St.
Grilled steak sandwiches, crepes and kale caesar salads are just some of the dishes available on the brunch menu at Pardon My French. The contemporary bistro-style venue says it takes a modern approach to French dining, and you’ll be in safe hands as far as beverages go, thanks to the speakeasy bar lead by mixologist Simon Sebbah.
US$19.95 for the non-alcoholic package. US$29.95 for food and unlimited Bloody Marys and mimosas for 90 minutes. Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm. 103 Ave B.
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The restaurant and wine bar feels very rustic with its exposed brick walls and wooden furnishings. Live jazz led by Richard Padron plays from noon to 3pm at DiWine as guests enjoy the likes of brick oven pizzas and hot paninis. Extra sides such as eggs and chicken breast are served at an additional price.
US$17 for food including one cocktail. Additional US$20 for bottomless bellinis, mimosas, screwdrivers or Bloody Marys for 90 minutes. Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-3.30pm. 41-15 31st Ave, Astoria.
5. Miss Lily’s
With two locations in the city and one internationally, Miss Lily’s is everything from a Jamaican diner, rum and juice bar to a jerk shack. The kitchen team comes from their sister properties in the Caribbean and serves up the best jerk chicken, Escovitch fish and curried goat on the a la carte brunch menu. The restaurant itself is a colourful and vibrant venue with friendly staff and a chilled out fun-loving vibe.
Additional US$15 for selected free-flowing cocktails. 132 W Houston St.