As we enter the season known for indulging in the best eats, check out our roundup of top brunch spots for families in our neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
Fresh produce & locally sourced meats lead the list of ingredients at this popular American spot.
Local, seasonal Mediterranean and American fare is offered in a converted warehouse space with an open kitchen. Sunday brunch includes live music.
Cafe Gitane | Vinegar Hill
Cafe Gitane offers French Moroccan breakfast and brunch dishes including baked eggs with salmon, house-made granola and Carrot salad, cilantro, mint and orange blossom. They open at 10 am on weekends.
Bluestone Lane | DUMBO Heights
Bluestone Lane offers Avocado toast, granola, burritos and more and they open at 7.30 am on weekends!
With waterfront views of the Manhattan Skyline, Cecconi’s Dumbo is a modern day classic Italian restaurant open for dinner, as well as Friday lunch, and weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, this elegant and upscale restaurant serves high end cuisine in a beautiful setting.
Almar DUMBO offers Lemon Ricotta pancakes, Wagyu beef burger, Arrabbiata baked eggs and much more in a cosy setting on Front Street in the heart of DUMBO.
Chef Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman, who co-own the Lower East Side hot spot, offer their iconic brunch items—think egg sandwiches and latke eggs Benedict. Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm at Time Out Market in the Empire Stores.
Fish tacos, oysters, Guacamole, sandwiches and more from 12 to 4 pm.
From French Toast to Shrimp & Grits and Eggs Florentine this family-friendly Brunch spot is located on Vanderbilt Avenue.
Patti Ann’s is the family-friendly, neighborhood restaurant from chef-owner Greg Baxtrom (of acclaimed Olmsted and Maison Yaki). 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 kids breakfast, loaded hashbrowns, quiches, burgers and sandwiches.
Fort Greene / Clinton Hill
Peaches Prime at Gotham Market at The Ashland | 590 Fulton Street
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 to Gotham Market at the Ashland. 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 Caffe | 195 Dekalb Avenue
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. In Saraghina Caffè, he’s lovingly recreated the sense of grace and grandeur found in these beloved institutions, where heated exchanges about the origins of the Negroni were cooled by a refreshing Spritz (Campari, per favore, not Aperol).
Evelina | 211 DeKalb Avenue
Evelina is an upscale bistro in the heart of Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 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.
Cafe Paulette | 1 South Elliott Place
CAFÉ PAULETTE IS Fort Greene’s French bistro since 2013, serving all day classic and seasonal French fares, and a selection of natural wines, in a Cozy and friendly atmosphere, with a comfortable outdoor space facing the trees of Fort Greene Park, just steps away from their wine bar, Petit Paulette and the Barclays Center.
Aita | 132 Greene Avenue
The brunch menu includes dishes like salmon pastrami benedict, beef cheek hash, buttermilk pancakes and crab cake benedict.
Weekend Brunch at Vineapple Cafe runs from 9 am to 3.30 pm and includes Shashuka, seasonal omelette and cookies & cream French toast.
Greek & American comfort food in a casual, neighborhood diner setting that buzzes at breakfast. The frequently changing menu keeps guests guessing!
Family-owned diner at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge offers standard fare from pies to omelettes.
American fare is locally sourced at this sociable wood-accented spot with an open kitchen.
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.
Inga’s Bar on Hicks Street is now offering brunch on weekends from 11 am to 3 pm including Cheddar polenta, cheeseburger and gluten-free pancakes.
Grand Canyon Restaurant on Montague Street serves family-friendly Mexican breakfast, Challah French Toast, different kinds of eggs and sandwiches.
Casual, neighborhood French eatery with garden seating serving brunch staples & coffee. Cash only.
Quaint eatery offering a hearty American comfort-food menu & a popular weekend brunch. For the kiddos: wax crayons to draw on the table and a “clown” ice cream for dessert.
Casual, cash-only French cafe with an open kitchen and an atmospheric back garden.
East One coffee shop on Court Street offers all day breakfast including seasonal frittata, kids avocado toast and Granola and Yoghurt.
Brunch including chicken & waffles, French toast and breakfast burritos are available until 4 pm on weekends at Abilene on Court Street.
From Brazilian empanadas to Kale salad and 2 eggs any style, Sant Bruklin in Carroll Gardens is a great family-friendly brunch spot.
Bee’s Knees Provisions on Smith Street is open daily for brunch from 10 am to 4 pm offering brunch items like Nutella Banana on pretzel hero, Chilaquiles and Avocado Toast on multigrain w/ two poached eggs changing seasonally.
The brunch menu at Court Street Tavern includes Ricotta Toast, Mac and Cheese and Brioche French Toast. Highlight in the winter is their mini ice skating rink for the kids. Admission to the rink is $35 per child and include skate rental and use of our skate aid seals and frames.