I am looking for a good cheap breakfast place somewhere
in the vicinity of Union Square...any suggestions?
I love the City Bakery, which I know has been written
about on this site before. In the mornings they serve
oatmeal and have a nice selection of fixin's. Their
tarts are among the best I've tasted in NYC, and I very
much enjoy their new lower-fat (but not quite low fat!)
muffins--Blueberry and Cherry, both of which are filled
with more than the standard portion of fruit. An added
plus is that they use all organic flour in their baked
goods, and use fresh ingredients from the neighboring
market. It's also quite a nice place to sit in the
And of course, they are famous for their hot chocolate.
Time Cafe on lafayette has unbelievable pancakes. And,
a couple of blocks south, NoHo Star has great french
The Cafe at ABC Home is wonderful, great food in an
antique-filled room (where everything is for sale) and
it is usually not crowded except for take-out.