The best breakfast places in New York

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Marlow & Sons

Seasonal / Effortless / Relaxed

From farm to table. Great coffee, breakfast pastries, and a pretty amazing frittata sandwich!

East Village

La Cabra

Exquisite / Modern / Stylish

A calm nordic haven in the epicenter of the chaotic East Village. The Cardamom buns are insane.

Lower East Side


Dynamic / Colorful / Indulgent

This place boasts a varied menu and a large dining room that fills up pretty quickly with good-looking people

East Village


Nordic / Fresh / Simple

A hip little Scandinavian place tucked away in the East Village serving up seriously good food

East Village

Café Mogador

Vibrant / Warm / Casual

A Moroccan favorite with a French café vibe, with two locations that have become an absolute must over the years



Rustic / Cozy / Dreamy

Rustic, chic, and very cozy with a variety of sweet and savory options. The pastries are exceptional!

Lower East Side


Tiny / Eye-catching / Unique

This little Japanese cafe is located in one of the most “New York” parts of the city. The dishes are unique, beautifully presented, and truly delicious.

Lower East Side

Corner Bar

Curated / Fancy / Intimate

You’ll feel like you stepped into a members-only club, where visitors from around the world sit down to an amazing breakfast before moving on to their next destination.

East Williamsburg

Win Son Bakery

Exceptional / Informal / Contemporary

Not your typical breakfast and that’s a good thing, because everything on the menu is amazing!


Sunday In Brooklyn

Spacious / Beautiful / Tempting

Great place with a cozy country-like feel. You can’t go wrong with the pancakes!

Greenwich Village

Bar Pisellino

Elegant / Cinematic / Trendy

Get the quintessential yet upscale Italian “bar” experience which, for Italians, means breakfast — typically consisting of a cornetto and cappuccino and consumed at the counter.

Greenwich Village

Breakfast by Salt's Cure

Hearty / Casual / Lovely

For those craving pancakes (sorry, griddle cakes) and a comforting atmosphere.

West Village

Buvette New York

Vintage / Bustling / Quaint

This small but renowned eatery feels like Paris and New York all in one. Delicious food with a vibe that’s dynamic but cozy, and timeless.


Jack's Wife Freda

Popular / Cozy / Simple

A breakfast staple for New Yorkers, come here to feel at home in any of their 3 locations. Tasty food with middle eastern influences in a friendly and cozy atmosphere.


La Mercerie

Fashionable / Lush / Decadent

A beautiful place with beautiful food.