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Best family-friendly brunch spots in our neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Check out our roundup of top brunch spots for families in our neighborhoods in Brooklyn.



Abilene’s brunch includes chicken & waffles, french toast, and breakfast burritos, and is available until 4 pm on weekends.

Bee’s Knees Provisions

Bee’s Knees Provisions on Smith Street is open daily for brunch from 10 am to 4 pm offering brunch items like chilaquiles, avocado toast with poached eggs, smoked salmon croissant, and more.

Buttermilk Channel

Quaint eatery offering a hearty American comfort-food menu and a popular weekend brunch. For the kiddos: wax crayons to draw on the table and a “clown” ice cream for dessert.

Café Luluc

Casual, neighborhood French eatery with garden seating serving brunch staples & coffee. Cash only.

East One

East One coffee shop on Court Street offers all day breakfast including seasonal frittata, kid’s avocado toast and granola and yogurt.

Le Petit Cafe

Casual, cash-only French cafe with an open kitchen and an atmospheric back garden.

Luana’s Tavern

The brunch menu at Luana’s Tavern includes ricotta pancakes, PB&J french toast, omelettes, breakfast sandwiches, and more.

Piccola Cucina

Piccola Cucina Casa on Nevins Street offers a seasonal menu that showcases Italian culinary diversity: from grilled octopus from Puglia to schnitzel Milanese from Lombardy. The restaurant’s atmosphere blends rustic Italian charm with a welcoming Brooklyn vibe, with both indoor and outdoor seating. The restaurant opens at 11:30am on weekends.

Santo Brúklin

From Brazilian empanadas to kale salad and eggs any style, Santo Brúklin in Carroll Gardens is a great family-friendly brunch spot.

Brooklyn Heights

Clark’s Diner

Greek & American comfort food in a casual, neighborhood diner setting that buzzes at breakfast. The frequently changing menu keeps guests guessing!


American fare is locally sourced at this sociable wood-accented spot with an open kitchen.

Grand Canyon Restaurant

Grand Canyon Restaurant on Montague Street serves family-friendly Mexican breakfast, Challah French Toast, different kinds of eggs and sandwiches.

Inga’s Bar

Inga’s Bar on Hicks Street serves brunch on weekends from 11 am to 3 pm including an egg sandwich, cheeseburger, chilaquiles, and banana bread.

Iris Cafe

Iris Cafe at Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park opens at 8 am and serves Greek yoghurt and granola, blueberry scones, Portuguese egg sandwich and much more.

Park Plaza

Family-owned diner at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge offers standard fare from pies to omelettes.

Vineapple Cafe

Weekend Brunch at Vineapple Cafe runs from 9 am to 4 pm and includes Shashuka, seasonal omelettes and french toast.

DUMBO & Vinegar Hill


AlMar serves lemon ricotta pancakes, Wagyu beef burger, arrabbiata baked eggs and much more in a cozy setting on Front Street in the heart of DUMBO.

Bluestone Lane

Bluestone Lane offers avocado toast, granola, burritos and more. They open at 7:30 am on weekends!


Butler on Water Street serves delicious baked goods, espresso from  Intelligentsia, and a seasonal breakfast menu including avocado toast, açaí bowls, granola parfait, and more. Opens at 7:30 am on weekends!

Cafe Gitane

Cafe Gitane offers French Moroccan brunch dishes including baked eggs with salmon, house-made granola, and orange blossom waffles. They open at 10 am on weekends.

Cecconi’s Dumbo

With waterfront views of the Manhattan Skyline, Cecconi’s Dumbo is a modern-day classic Italian restaurant open for weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, this elegant and upscale restaurant serves high-end cuisine in a beautiful setting.

Clinton St. Baking Company | Time Out Market

Chef Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman, who co-own the Lower East Side hot spot, offer their iconic brunch items at Time Out Market—think egg sandwiches and latke eggs benedict. Come for brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm in Dumbo’s Empire Stores.


Gair is now serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 am to 3:30! The menu features Shakshuka, Pancakes Bananas Foster, Curry Fried Chicken & Grits, and more delicious brunch dishes. Pair your meal a craft cocktail like the Dawn Patrol or the Rose Marie (Bloody Mary). No high chairs; however, families are welcome! 


From fish tacos and oysters to blueberry pancakes and lobster benedict, Seamore’s has a delicious brunch menu, available from 11:30 am to 4 pm on weekends. There is also a kid’s menu for younger diners.


Local, seasonal American fare is offered in a converted warehouse space with an open kitchen. Sunday brunch includes live music!

Westville Dumbo

Fresh produce & locally sourced meats lead the list of ingredients at this popular American spot.

Fort Greene & Clinton Hill

Peaches Prime | Gotham Market at The Ashland

Brought to you by the owners of Peaches HotHouse, Peaches Prime is a modern neighborhood brasserie showcasing a contemporary take on New York City culinary classics. Every weekend from 12 pm to 4 pm, visitors can enjoy a taste of Southern Comfort and a New York twist with options such as delicious egg scrambles, smoked fish specials and their famous Jim Cade breakfast.

Saraghina Caffè

Milanese-born Brooklyn restaurateur, Edoardo Mantelli, has long admired the Viennese-style cafes of fin-de-siècle Milan and the cultural influence they had on his native city. Saraghina Caffè’s brunch menu includes classic brunch dishes including eggs and pancakes, as well as boar tagliatelle, eggplant parmigiana, and pizza.


Evelina is an upscale bistro in the heart of Fort Greene. Open for weekend brunch, Evelina focuses on fresh, beautiful ingredients, sourced both locally and from around the globe. With dishes changing daily to reflect seasonal produce, they craft their menu with a delicate balance of timeless flavor and innovative perspective.

Café Paulette

Café Paulette is Fort Greene’s French bistro since 2013, serving seasonal French fares and a selection of natural wines in a cozy and friendly atmosphere. Facing the trees of Fort Greene Park, there is comfortable outdoor seating. The brunch men includes omelettes, belgian waffles, Croque Monsieur and Croque Madame.


The brunch menu includes dishes like salmon pastrami benedict, beef cheek hash, buttermilk pancakes and crab cake benedict.

Prospect Heights


From french toast to shrimp & grits, this family-friendly brunch spot is located on Vanderbilt Avenue.

Patti Ann’s

Patti Ann’s is a family-friendly neighborhood restaurant from chef-owner Greg Baxtrom. Chef Greg marries the nostalgic Midwestern comfort food of his childhood with the fine-dining techniques learned throughout his career to offer a menu that’s totally different from his other restaurants. For brunch they serve a special kid’s breakfast, loaded hashbrowns, quiches, burgers and sandwiches.


Updated: January 2024 

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