The Best Restaurants for New Year’s Day Brunch

by | Dec 30, 2019 | Brunch, Downtown Eats Guides, Featured, Featured, Restaurants

Rise and Shine New Yorkers! 2020 is starting and what better way to cure the New Year’s Eve hangover than by having a full brunch? If you want to please your stomach with a nice meal on the first day of the year, check out these amazing restaurants that will be open for brunch on January 1st. 

Malibu Farm

For those who want to start the year eating healthy, this restaurant at Pier 17 is a great choice. All traditional brunch dishes, like eggs, pancakes and french toast can be found on the menu – but they are all made with healthy and organic ingredients. Besides, at Malibu Farm you can enjoy a great view from Seaport District! The restaurant will be serving brunch from 11 am to 4 pm.

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89 South Street


This lovely italian restaurant in Nolita is a great spot for brunch. On their so-called “day menu” there are special egg dishes for breakfast like the Butternut Squash and Fontina Omelet, but also sandwiches, salads and, of course, Italian pasta. If you want to cure your hangover with more alcohol, this is also a good spot for drinks. Epistrophy is open from 9 am to midnight.

epistrophy brunch

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200 Mott Street


Is there a more traditional restaurant for brunch in New York? Bubby’s is definitely the place to have good American comfort food: fried chicken, eggs benedict, omelets, and the famous fluffy pancakes! The brunch is served from 8 am to 4 pm in Tribeca and the Highline location – which is great for the early birds. 

bubby's brunch

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73 Gansevoort Street and 120 Hudson Street


This restaurant located in Greenpoint celebrates the best of French cuisine. For those who are looking for a more sophisticated meal in New Year’s day, the expert time in Sauvage‘s kitchen will not disappoint you. Meat lovers should try the Steak and Eggs Frites, but vegetarians will also be well served there. Sauvage will be open for brunch from 11 am to 3:30 pm.

905 Lorimer Street 

Le Fanfare

Another great spot in Greenpoint is Le Fanfare. If you love Italian food (who doesn’t?), this is a must-go restaurant. The brunch menu will be served from 11 to 4 pm, with egg dishes, sandwiches, and pasta. The burrata and the lemon-ricotta pancakes are amazing!  

le fanfare brunch

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1103 Manhattan Avenue

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