NYC best ethnic breakfast ???
I was wondering what were some good " ethnic" breakfast places are good in the city in the outer boroughs that I can take some friends that are visiting to ??
Any good " American style " places are good too just want an above average breakfast experience for them.
Not really into fancy m smanchsy places .... just a good , ethnic breakfast place
ANY SUGGESTIONS ???
Better than any places in Flushing, although outside NYC, is Petite Soo Chow in Cliffside Park, NJ. It's just 5-10 minutes from the GWB. Great authentic northern Chinese breakfast on the weekends, with the star being the made to order soup dumplings. They also have larger fried pork dumplings. They have hand pressed soy milk dishes, Chinese bread (like a cruller), egg and chive in a bun, and countless other dishes. While they have standard American-Chinese dishes, I would pass on all of them and order their dishes, which are all very unique. I've not seen them in any other restaurant. Try the spicy beef with buns, shredded chicken on scallion pancakes, and on and on.
any of the dim sum places in flushing. filipino places, like crystal's, on roosevelt. the greek places in astoria for coffee and pastries and a nice sidewalk hang. avoid the irish bfast in woodside- i haven't found a good one yet, although the take out bfast at butcher block looks good. also, turkish places usually have a nice bfast spread, like the place down the street from randazzo's in brooklyn.
agree with Pan re: the use of the word "ethnic".
places serving breakfasts beyond bacon & eggs, toast, cereal, waffles and pancakes:
Sant Ambroeus (edit- Sant Ambroeus is a fancy Italian breakfast)
Sarge's -for blintzes and other traditional deli stuff
also quite a few ideas here:
Also, I find menupages search function useful, to find places serving x at breakfast. Search out Huevos Rancheros, Greek omeletttes, whatever else, etc, and the restaurants serving them will pop up.
and since we're on the outer boroughs board -- and, with all due respect, prima's suggestions are all in manhattan -- i'd suggest al-naimat in jackson heights for a good south asian breakfast, and coatzingo on roosevelt avenue for a few good egg preparations, ranchero and otherwise.