25 BAZAAR-Approved Brunch Spots in NYC


In New York City, brunch is the most important meal of the weekend.

In New York City, ask anyone where they are before 3pm on a Saturday or Sunday morning, and odds are, brunch is on the docket. Breakfast may reign supreme during the week, but brunch is the most important meal of the weekend in the Big Apple. From savory classics like Eggs Benedict paired with a spicy Bloody Mary, to sweeter options of lemon ricotta pancakes or granola-crusted french toast, there's nothing quite like spending a weekend morning (or afternoon) enjoying the innovative breakfast-meets-lunch this city has to offer. Here, our editors reveal their go-to spots for leisurely weekend meals out.


"Situated in the hub of the Financial District, this historic eatery is the perfect spot for a lavish Saturday brunch. With its velvet booths, and glamorous light fixtures, you can't help but feel like you're dining in old-school New York as you sip on mimosas." —Lauren Sheffield, Assistant Editor

1 Hanover Square, harrysnyc.com.