Best NYC Breakfasts
I've been part of a "Breakfast Club" that has met every Wednesday for breakfast for 6 years. These are our favorites.
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80 Spring St., Manhattan, NY
My hands-down favorite place for breakfast. Get the bread basket. Also don't forget to order a donut.
139 Duane St., Manhattan, NY
I love every meal at Blaue Gans, but breakfast is particularly noteworthy for the cheesy scrambled eggs with bits of crisp bacon tossed in, and the baked goods.
2 Lexington Ave., Manhattan, NY
Another restaurant that shines at breakfast (even more so than at other meals). The porchetta sandwich on ciabatta with a fried egg is hard to beat. All baked goods are superb.
211 Waverly Pl., Manhattan, NY
Great bread basket, also eggs. Love the ricotta fritters.
282 Bowery, Manhattan, NY
Delicious, especially the breakfast pizzas.
201 Park Ave. South, Manhattan, NY
Breakfast is the best meal they serve.
American Traditional, Diner
135 N. 5th St., Brooklyn, NY
Early in Williamsburg is later than most places. They use Anson Mills grits and farm-fresh eggs and everything is come il faut. Like I made it myself.
Grey Dog Coffee
Soup & Sandwich, Coffeehouse
242 West 16th St., Manhattan, NY
To my surprise, they serve the best bran muffin I've ever had. It's blueberry banana, and it has a moist texture and earthy buttery taste. It's sort of the bran muffin I've been looking for all my life.
Chelsea and East Village, New York, NY
No frills, but yummy, reasonable breakfast. Fruit in fruit salad is ripe (OMG!) and egg, bacon, cheese on ciabatta sandwich is a real bargain
267 Elizabeth St. , New York, NY
Great breakfast tacos, bottomless cup of coffee, awesome environment, never too busy.