Easter Sunday is a time of reflection, celebration, and inspiration. Families and friends around the world come together to experience the end of Lent by indulging in some of the more gluttonous things they might have given up during the six weeks after Mardis Gras.
Are you in the majority who gave up carbs, alcohol, or dessert for Lent? If so, it’s almost time to gather your loved ones and venture to one of New York City’s finest brunch spots to revel in the glory of Easter Sunday… and to consume an entire cheese plate!
Graham Avenue’s Concord Hill focuses on inventive American-style cuisine to satisfy the brunch crowd. They serve weekend breakfast staples like fried eggs and Bloody Marys while also catering to the healthier crowd with giant salads and quinoa bowls. Do yourself a favor and add Concord Hill to your Easter Sunday brunch short list!
If you hate waiting in line, make a reservation at The Fat Radish to enjoy a delicious brunch spread on Easter Sunday. Seasonal vegetables, avocados and toast, and freshly squeezed juices? The Fat Radish is a dream for the health conscious eaters out there. But don’t worry- they have plenty of traditional brunch items as well! Make sure to try their “Full English” breakfast and All-Greens Omelette.
For the best eggs benedict in town, head to The Rabbithole in Williamsburg for Easter Sunday brunch. Their menu is full of fresh, classic breakfast dishes with elements made from scratch in the kitchen. You can also order heavier fare like the French Dip and Lamb Burger if you prefer an early lunch. Either way, you won’t be disappointed!
Mezetto serves up sharable portions of Mediterranean classics with a bistro twist. The Instagram-worthy decor will inspire you to stick around to try as many of the delicious dishes as possible, which could take a while due to their vast menu. A brunch favorite at Mezetto is the Duck Confit Skillet and the Kebab Baguette. And if you’re ready to toast with family and friends, make sure to order a round of their bottomless Mimosas!
Serving up classic Southern comfort food, Maysville in Flatiron is a perfect go-to spot for Easter brunch. With menu items such as Crispy Grits, Grilled Beef Carpaccio, and a Fried Egg Breakfast Sandwich, it’s no wonder that displaced Southerners in New York head here in droves! And if sampling some of the world’s best bourbon sounds like your type of Sunday affair, Maysville is definitely your place (they have over 200 varieties!)
The garden at Vinegar Hill House is beloved by locals who flock there for weekend brunch. The cozy, rustic decor and flavorful classic breakfast dishes will leave you happy and satisfied for the rest of the day. Try their take on eggs benedict- with smoked trout- or the Pork & Grits for a filling meal in a beautiful setting!
Created by Mandy Burkholder