The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC
The Hamilton is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

1. The Hamilton

8.4
998 Amsterdam Ave (109th and 110th), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Upper West Side · 19 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This cozy Upper West Side whiskey bar offers a surprisingly affordable brunch, with fairly traditional entrees in the $11-15 range. Each dish comes with a mimosa, bellini, or bloody Mary. Read more.

The Phunky Elephant Gastropub is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

2. The Phunky Elephant Gastropub

7.4
1271 Bay St (Scarboro Ave), Staten Island, NY
Gastropub · Rosebank · 19 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: For $18.95 plus tax, you’ll be served an entree and not one but two entire drinks: choose from mimosa, bloody Mary, bellini, screwdriver, or sangria. Read more.

Hudson View Restaurant is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

3. Hudson View Restaurant

7.1
770 W 181st St (at Fort Washington Ave), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · Hudson Heights · 33 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Hudson View offers a lengthy menu that attempts to please all. These guys seem to be doing alright, especially in the breakfast and brunch food department.

Eva Jean's is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

4. Eva Jean's

30 Kosciuszko St (Spencer Ct.), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 18 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Though it's a bit on the pricier side, you’ll get a pleasant ambiance and delicious bites like a fontina/mushroom/spinach Toad in a Hole, or a sweet “Pancrepe,” along with speciality cocktails. Read more.

Community Food & Juice is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

5. Community Food & Juice

7.7
2893 Broadway (btwn 112th & 113th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Harlem · 161 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This joint serves up a hefty breakfast selection, offering everything from a biscuit sausage sandwich and BLT-plus-egg, to a tofu scramble, and something called “Bowl of Beets". Read more.

Inwood Farm is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

6. Inwood Farm

8.6
600 W 218th St (at Indian Rd), New York, NY
Café · Inwood · 120 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Available are organic and cage-free eggs, vegan sausage, tofu scramble, and gluten-free bread options. They also offer six Benedict options, including BBQ pulled pork and creamed spinach. Read more.

Tina's Place is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

7. Tina's Place

7.6
1002 Flushing Ave (at Wilson Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Diner · East Williamsburg · 53 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The meals here are so affordable, you can order two items for the price of one dish at a fancier spot. Read more.

The Sparrow Tavern is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

8. The Sparrow Tavern

8.8
24-01 29th St (at 24th Ave), Astoria, NY
Bar · 125 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Two bloody Mary choices (one with smoked chipotle pepper) and a rum maple egg cream, an adult spin on the classic beverage with spiced rum and McClure’s maple syrup. Read more.

San Marzano is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

9. San Marzano

8.4
117 2nd Ave (at 7th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 187 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This pasta bar has a weekend brunch, serving up scrambles, omelettes, paninis, granola, banana french toast, and a ricotta-nutella fried dough creation for under $10 each, in addition to $4 mimosas. Read more.

Jungle Cafe is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

10. Jungle Cafe

7.4
131 Greenpoint Ave (at Huron St), Brooklyn, NY
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · Greenpoint · 35 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Each week sports a new theme, but the cafe has some consistent brunch-y staples, like a tofu scramble and gluten-free pancakes that can come with blueberries or strawberry sauce. Read more.

Table d'Hote is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

11. Table d'Hote

8.6
44 E 92nd St (Btwn Madison & Park), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Carnegie Hill · 20 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This hidden gem isn’t necessarily as cheap as some of the other places on this list. But what it loses in economy is saves in ambiance, plus you get complimentary muffins before your meal. Read more.

Belli Osteria is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

12. Belli Osteria

7.7
860 Fulton St (at Clinton Avenue), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Clinton Hill · 35 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Their bottomless special will run you $23.95 for an entree, coffee, and 90 minutes of unlimited blood orange mimosas or bloody Marys. Read more.

Sweet Science is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

13. Sweet Science

7.9
135 Graham Ave (at Johnson Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · East Williamsburg · 83 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Their selection-filled menu (with entrees in the $8-15 range) includes an acclaimed oxtail hash, lobster and “The Biggie Breakfast,” which comes piled high with hangar steak, Read more.

Home/Made is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

14. Home/Made

293 Van Brunt St (btwn Pioneer & King St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Red Hook · 40 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Most entrees are around $12; try splitting one with a couple $4 side dishes like chicken & apple sausage or sticky pecan buns for more variety at an affordable price. Read more.

The Queens Kickshaw is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

15. The Queens Kickshaw

4017 Broadway (at Steinway St), Astoria, NY
Café · 233 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The Queens Kickshaw is a prime spot for cheeselovers and vegetarians (but not vegans, sorry guys) alike—the main attraction is cheese, and there’s nary a meat option in sight.

El Camion Cantina is one of The 16 Best Underrated Brunch Spots In NYC.

16. El Camion Cantina

7.6
194 Avenue A (at E 12th St.), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 131 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: El Camion has your back, and for the low price of $10, give or take a few. Their brunch selection is mighty, with many egg-centric options like the huevos diablos. Read more.