It’s no secret that New York City loves brunch, especially when alcoholic discounts are involved. Unlimited mimosas, bellinis, and bloody marys are ideal for large parties, fighting hangovers, and washing down eggs Benedict.
Out of countless boozy brunches around Manhattan, here are five different and downright delicious recommendations.
Ken & Cook offers the essentials with unlimited breakfast cocktails and a main course for just $30. Take some friends here and find sweet crunch in the fried chicken with biscuits and honey, and soft-chewy goodness in the burrata and tomato salad. Located in the heart of Nolita, which is filled with bars and shops, it’s a great spot to continue a Saturday or Sunday afternoon post-dining.
This Latin American restaurant switches things up with bottomless exotic cocktails””pisco guajavas, michelada picantinas, Brazilian bellinis, three different types of sangria, and margaritas. Enjoy the ongoing pour for just $14 an hour with fish tacos, short-rib arepas, or a classic sandwich Cubano.
Nonstop-champagne cocktails for just under $20 and shareable hummus plates get this unique Mediterranean brunch off to the right start. From foie gras sausage shakshuka to baked Turkish eggs, these inspired breakfast dishes offer avid brunchers something unique from the American meals served around town.
L’asso is widely considered one of the best restaurants in Little Italy and its $20 brunch special”” one entrÃ©e with all-you-can-drink bloodys and mimosas for an hour”” lets you to indulge in pizza early in the day. Over 23 types of pies all do the trick, but the asino di maiala is the best brunch option with crispy prosciutto and a cracked egg on top. L’asso also lets you avoid long waits by taking reservations for groups over five.
Book a table, order a mimosa with a grapefruit brÃ»lÃ©e, and enjoy a perfect sunny day outdoors on top of Hotel Chantelle in the Lower East Side. Lovers of salty food go nuts for the breakfast sausage lollipops with maple dip, as well as the bananas foster under cinnamon-rum syrup. Acai bowls and the egg white quiche are delicious alternatives for health-conscious boozy brunchers.
by Roger Smith Management Trainee, Matilde Jimenez image via flickr