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Best Sunday Brunch?

PaulaK Feb 25, 2012 10:16 AM

Can you toss out good brunch recommendations, please? I have booked Balthazar but am open to suggestions.

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  1. prima Feb 25, 2012 12:37 PM

    A recent list from kathryn that was posted in another recent thread:
    Best breakfast/brunch in NYC:
    It is (IMO) at the Breslin, Locanda Verde, Shopsin's, Clinton St Baking Co., or Minetta Tavern.
    I also have Wallse, Maialino, Artisinal, Prune & Public on my brunch wishlist.

    Shopsin's General Store
    120 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

    2 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

    344 W. 11th St., New York, NY 10014

    Minetta Tavern
    113 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012

    80 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

    210 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012

    54 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003

    Locanda Verde
    377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013

    Clinton Street Baking Co.
    4 Clinton St, New York, NY 10002

    The Breslin
    20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

    2 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

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    1. re: prima
      kathryn Feb 25, 2012 01:50 PM

      Thanks for posting a link to my reply. Here's another, more recent thread:

      1. re: kathryn
        prima Mar 15, 2012 11:01 AM

        kathryn, for good brunches that take reservations, with several vegetarian/pescatarian options on the menu, which would likely be my best bets?

        Realize Locanda Verde is probably my best bet. Where else? Artisinal?

        1. re: prima
          kathryn Mar 15, 2012 11:12 AM

          Hmmm.... not my area of expertise (it's not brunch without bacon!) but I would try:
          Jane (brunch only on Sundays)
          Sarabeth's Tribeca

          100 West Houston Street, New York, NY 10012

          210 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

          Lure Fishbar
          142 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012

          339 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013

          1. re: kathryn
            prima Mar 17, 2012 10:09 AM

            thanks kathryn!

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      jannn Feb 26, 2012 02:28 PM

      I think Hudson Place is a great place for Sunday brunch. They have an amazing variety of things in their menu, and everything I've had there has been good. Also, the price is very reasonable.

      Hudson Place
      538 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016

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        Ellen Feb 26, 2012 05:03 PM

        Can't attest to whether its the best but went to the Breslin today as it was very convenient to our 32nd St. hotel and we enjoyed it enough to go back. Very English pubby. The prices were reasonable, the menu is not extensive but is diverse enough to satisfy a variety of tastes, and the food was really good. I had the special of breaded and fried house pork sausage, a fried egg and beans in a spicy sauce. My friend had the baked eggs on the regular menu and enjoyed those as well. Other dishes going by looked equally appetizing. I liked the space too, even if it was a bit dark.

        The Breslin
        20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

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          comiendosiempre Mar 15, 2012 08:45 PM

          We just went for brunch at Aquagrill. It gets a good crowd and are filled. They do a very good brunch with great seafood and "standard" options. Its a great neighborhood to stroll after or before brunch.

          210 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

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          1. re: comiendosiempre
            prima Mar 17, 2012 10:10 AM

            Good to know. Thanks for mentioning your good experience.

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