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NYC Brunch -- Brooklyn

Updated on May 6, 2014

Roll out of bed and into these great Brooklyn restaurants for brunch

Families sit elbow-to-elbow with hipsters at brunch in Brooklyn, which over the years has grown into a mecca for tasty dining at all price points. Here, a roundup of great options in key Brooklyn neighborhoods.

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Brooklyn brunch -- Applewood

501 11th Street between 7th & 8th Ave., Park Slope

Waits are possible at popular farm-to-table spot Applewood, open only for dinner and brunch and known for creative takes on sustainable ingredients.

Brunch served: Sat. 10-2pm, Sun. 10-3

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... brisket & eggs with thyme jus, grilled cheddar sandwich with applewood bacon

Brooklyn brunch -- Bocca Lupo

391 Henry Street at Warren St., Cobble Hill

Kid-friendly neighborhood spot Bocca Lupo shines with its Italian egg dishes and more.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. starting at 10:30

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... fritattas, banana-Nutella panini

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Brooklyn brunch -- Buttermilk Channel

524 Court Street, Carroll Gardens

Uber-popular Buttermilk Channel brings hip singles, couples & families together at communal tables to enjoy new takes on old brunch favorites.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-3

Takes reservations? Only for groups of 5+

I'd order ... short rib hash, pecan-pie French toast

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Brooklyn brunch -- Cafe Luluc

214 Smith Street, Cobble Hill

Dig into simple, unpretentious French dishes at cash-only Cafe Luluc.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. (call for hours -- 718-625-3815)

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... croissants, tarte tatin

Brooklyn brunch -- Cebu

8801 Third Avenue, Bay Ridge

Budger brunchers, take heart: Cebu offers an unbelievable $12 brunch that includes a drink (mimosa, bloody mary, bottomless coffee) and several nice entree choices. It's also one of the few places around that serves brunch daily. Sold!

Brunch served: Daily 11-4

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... bacon & egg sandwich with cheddar & avocado, vanilla-orange French toast with almond compote

Brooklyn brunch -- Diner

85 Broadway, Williamsburg

My train-fan kids would flip over brunch at Diner, set in a 1927 metal dining car and serving hearty seasonal fare.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-4

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... country breakfast with kale & blackeyed peas

Brooklyn brunch -- Dizzy's

511 9th Street, Park Slope

Despite mixed reviews for its waitstaff, Dizzy's remains a go-to brunch spot for many in the neighborhood. Beer specials, outdoor seating & the NY Times on sale help offset potentially long waits.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 9-4

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... Italian-style eggs over cubed focaccia, Belgian waffle

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Brooklyn brunch -- Hope & Anchor

347 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook

Friendly service, funky patrons, and budget tabs are draws at Hope & Anchor.

Brunch served: Breakfast daily, all day

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... tofu scramble, jerk chicken hash & eggs

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Brooklyn brunch -- Miriam

79 Fifth Avenue, Park Slope

Try something different at Miriam, offering up Israeli cuisine for brunch.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-4

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... Israeli breakfast, burekas

Brooklyn brunch -- Milk Bar

620 Vanderbilt Avenue, Prospect Heights

Awesome coffee might just outshine the food at Milk Bar, but java-loving diners aren't complaining.

Brunch served: Breakfasty dishes all day, weekdays 7:30-6, Sat. & Sun. 9-6

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... cinnamon toast, bircher muesli

Brooklyn brunch -- No. 7

7 Greene Avenue, Fort Greene

No. 7 delivers that elusive combo of stylish and inventive but relaxed.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 12-4

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... fried egg nachos with pickled jalapenos, stuffed French toast with lemon honey farmer cheese

Brooklyn brunch -- Olea

171 Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene

Mosaic & terra cotta decor brighten pan-Mediterranean Olea.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-4

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... parmesan French toast, "green eggs & lamb"

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Brooklyn brunch -- River Cafe

One Water Street, DUMBO

Mesmerizing views & beautiful food make River Cafe splurgeworthy for a fancypants brunch. Dress up!

Brunch served: Sun. 11:30-2:30

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... gianduja pancakes, lobster omelette

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Brooklyn brunch -- Rose Water

787 Union Street, Park Slope

Why do people keep lining up for brunch at Rose Water? A decade-old reputation for sustainable fine dining that's hard to beat.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-3

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... smoked fluke cake, strawberry pancakes with meyer lemon butter

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Brooklyn brunch -- Stone Park Cafe

324 Fifth Avenue at 3rd Street, Park Slope

Find elevated comfort food at the classy Stone Park Cafe.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 10-3:30

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... biscuits & gravy with braised greens, oyster po'boy

Brooklyn brunch -- Superfine

126 Front Street, DUMBO

I'm sure the food is fine, but the real draw at Superfine is its bluegrass brunch. Nothing like a side of live music to get the day going.

Brunch served: Sun. 11-3

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... pancakes, breakfast burrito

Brooklyn brunch -- Thistle Hill Tavern

441 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope

Sample yummy New American small plates at Thistle Hill Tavern.

Brunch served: Mon. thru Fri. 12-4, Sat. & Sun. 11-4

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... spring BLT, breakfast plate with ricotta-herb pancake

Brooklyn brunch -- Tom's

782 Washington Avenue, Prospect Heights

Straight out of a Woody Allen movie, says Zagat's, Tom's has been serving perfect diner fare since the 1930s.

Brunch served: Breakfast all day, daily 6-4

Takes reservations? No

I'd order ... crabcake florentine, harvest pancakes with cranberries & corn

Brooklyn brunch -- The Vanderbilt

570 Vanderbilt Avenue at Bergen St., Prospect Heights

A hangout for the young & hot, The Vanderbilt offers sophisticated small plates.

Brunch served: Sat. & Sun. 11-3

Takes reservations? Yes

I'd order ... smoked trout crepe with melted leeks, beignets

Did your favorite NYC brunch spot make my list? What did I leave off?

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