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I am looking for the best Breakfast in Queens or Brooklyn. The closer to Manhattan the better. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. Cafe Henri in LIC. Good breakfast items, great french roast coffee.
    Regards,
    JK

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    Cafe Henri
    10-10 50th Ave, Queens, NY 11109

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    1. re: johnk

      Junior's on Flatbush Ave and DeKalb has excellent breakfast. Very close to the Manhattan Bridge and the subway to Manhattan.

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      Junior's
      386 Flatbush Avenue Ext, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    2. I do like Cafe Henri, though I haven't been there in ages. One stop on the 7 to Manhattan is pretty close.

      Will weekends only work? Our favorite so far is Buttermilk Channel in Carroll Gardens for brunch. It's 4 stops on the F into Brooklyn. Also really like the pancakes specifically at Cafe Luluc on Smith Street (3 stops in).

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      Cafe Luluc
      214 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

      Cafe Henri
      10-10 50th Ave, Queens, NY 11109

      Buttermilk Channel
      524 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

      1. Brunch at Char No 4 in Cobble Hill is excellent. They smoke their own bacon and serve thick slices of it.

        Another very different option that I've liked recently is Pies n Thighs in Williamsburg. If you're into chicken biscuits or chicken and waffles, this is a great place to get them. The biscuits and (sauasage) gravy are outstanding too.

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        Pies 'n' Thighs
        166 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        Char No. 4
        196 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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        1. re: jaingmaster

          I tried the chicken and waffles at Pies 'n' Thighs and found it to be lacking in comparison to, say, Amy Ruth's. Two buckwheat waffles with a big pile of cold fruit compote and two small pieces of fried chicken. The fruit was very odd, and the waffles themselves weren't that great. Buckwheat waffles don't go well with fried chicken, so the taste was off. To me chicken & waffles is all about the mix of crispy chicken, fluffy waffles, hot sauce, melted butter, and maple syrup. Pies 'n' Thighs gets it all wrong.

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          Pies 'n' Thighs
          166 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        2. Ted & Honey on Cobble Hill. On Clinton & Verandah. They make a variety of delicious breakfast sandwiches. One wrap has eggs, cheese and grits. The only place I can think of that serves excellent pulled pork sandwich for breakfast, Coffee is good but could be better...stronger. Prices are reasonable. They use good ingredients and keep it simple. You can sit inside or out. Or if you like you take your breakfast to Cobble Hill Park.

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          Ted & Honey
          264 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

          1. I'd recommend brunch at Roberta's in Bushwick. Their fried chicken is miles ahead of Pies n Thighs (it's probably my favorite in the city) and their polenta with pork jowl (or belly) and a poached egg is remarkable.

            I'd also second Char No. 4 and nominate Melt in Park Slope.

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            Pies 'n' Thighs
            166 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

            Melt
            440 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

            Roberta's
            261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

            Char No. 4
            196 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

            1. Egg or Roebling Tea Room in Williamsburg.

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              Egg
              135A N 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

              Roebling Tea Room
              143 Roebling St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

              1. I don't think there's such a thing as the best breakfast - there are many good breakfasts to be had in Brooklyn. One of my favorites not yet mentioned is Juventino in Park Slope; they serve breakfast everyday 10am-4pm. The menu is creative and has a section of Mexican items. I very much like the pork belly served with scalloped potatoes, truffle cream & yuzu marmalade. Since it's nearby I've eaten the entire menu. The only thing that doesn't float my boat is the full English breakfast.
                http://www.juventinonyc.com/

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                Juventino
                370 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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                1. re: Peter Cuce

                  I don't get out for breakfast much (more often for "brunch") but I've wanted to try Juventino for ever now!
                  Miriam in Park Slope (near Atlantic Center trains, just a couple of stops into the city) is my vote for BEST BRUNCH in the Brooklyn (maybe all of NYC) followed by Kevin's in Red Hook. I've also become "fond" of Fonda. Amazing Mexicali sauces.

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                  Miriam
                  79 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

                  Kevin's
                  277A Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

                  Fonda
                  434 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215