Bushwick, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, NYC, is a developing spot with plenty of things to do, see, and eat. Among these, are plenty of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops to try out. Though I would say there’s numerous places you have to visit, those that serve brunch should especially be on your radar. That’s why I’ve put together a list of my favorite brunch spots in town, so you know exactly where to go.
Whether you prefer a classic brunch with eggs benedict and pancakes or a more innovative one with shakshuka or chilaquiles, there’s a spot for everyone’s taste here. Even better, most of the places on my list have mimosas and bloody marys. Keep reading to learn more about each location!
207 Starr St, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (718) 456-1048
Looking for a good brunch spot with vegan and vegetarian options? Check out Pitanga. This local cafe serves Brazilian cuisine in a counter serve style, perfect for a faster brunch. Using ingredients and recipes that promote health, you can feel good about eating here. Pitanga serves breakfast and lunch dishes until 4 p.m. everyday, so you can come by at your leisure. We recommend the Brazilian breakfast, portobello “steak” sandwich, big healthy bowl, or ha-bee-bee açai bowl!
970 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: (718) 366-2742
If brunch is all about the cocktails for you, look no further than Forrest Point. This local restaurant serves eclectic American cuisine and unique craft cocktails. With indoor and outdoor seating, this place is perfect for any kind of weather. Forrest Point offers brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Be sure to try the banana pudding french toast, short rib benedict, fried chicken sandwich, or huevos rancheros. Don’t forget to try their donuts, too!
221 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (929) 234-2941
In the mood for some French food? We suggest Mominette. This modern little bistro serves traditional French cuisine in a quaint setting. With a chic theme and a garden, this is the perfect place for a cute brunch with friends or family. Brunch is available form 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mominetter. Try out the eggs Norwegian, Mominette burger, spinach goat cheese croissant, or banane Nutella gaufre waffle. Make sure to have margarita, mimosa, or bloody mary with your meal!
Father Knows Best
611A Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (718) 975-6840
Hoping to enjoy some brunch at a unique spot? Take a look at Father Knows Best. This local bar is a modern spot serving comfort food, cocktails, beer, and coffee. With an artsy patio you can also enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. Father Knows Best serves brunch from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day of the week. We recommend the pappas vegan pancakes, slammin chicken sandwich, or mushroom hash. Be sure to try a cocktail too like their boozy coffee cocktails!
The Rookery Bar
425 Troutman St, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (718) 483-8048
Believe it or not The Rookery Bar, a local pub, is another fantastic brunch spot. With New American cuisine and creative drinks, there’s so much to indulge in here. This restaurant has garden seating, perfect for a laid-back brunch. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Rookery Bar. Be sure to try the banana rum french toast, the yardbird, lemon ricotta pancakes, or Rookery brunch burger. Don’t forget a $5 mimosa or bloody mary or an iced Irish coffee!
157 Suydam St, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Phone: (347) 295-1700
Another delicious French restaurant for brunch is Le Garage. This neighborhood restaurant serves seasonal French cuisine, unique cocktails, and European wine. With a modern and casual atmosphere, this is great for every occasion. Le Garage serves brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Try out the croque monsieur, pork cheek sandwich, buckwheat crepes, or pain perdu. Make sure to have a mimosa, Beck’s bloody, or the morning after cocktail while you enjoy your food!
Salud Bar & Grill
1413 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (347) 365-7257
Hoping to branch out? Head over to Salud Bar & Grill for your next brunch. Serving Latin American cuisine and beers brewed locally, you’re bound to enjoy yourself here. They also offer outdoor seating and live music. Brunch is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Salud Bar & Grill. We recommend the Mexican egg whites frittata, chilaquiles, chicken and waffles, and three hit wonder. Be sure to sip on a mimosa or some sangria with your meal!
Angie’s Breakfast Spot
1637 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (718) 573-7765
Get the best of both worlds when you stop by Angie’s Breakfast Spot. With a mixture of American and Spanish comfort foods, you’ll find whatever you’re craving here. With plenty of glowing reviews about the food and service, it’s clear this spot is a great choice. Angie’s Breakfast Spot is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, so stop by between these hours to grab some brunch. Be sure to try the yuca hervida, whiting breakfast, waffles, or any of the empanadas!
19 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (833) 524-0925
Though it may not be a spot you would expect for brunch, Sea Wolf is a wonderful choice for the meal. This local restaurant serves fresh seafood in a charming spot with a beach-like atmosphere. With frozen drinks and the occasional DJs, you’re bound to have fun here. Brunch is offered all day at Sea Wolf, so this is great for those days that you have a late start. Try out the warm kale farro bowl, egg sandwich, breakfast tacos, or San Diego style fish tacos. Make sure to try a frozen painkiller!
1643 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (718) 484-1555
Opened in 2017, Little Skips is a relatively new but very popular restaurant in the realm of brunch. This local cafe has a few other locations and serves American cuisine. With sustainability and waste reduction in mind, you can feel good about spending your money at this spot. Stop by for brunch from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day of the week at Little Skips. We recommend the tuna melt, egg-cellent sandwich, fancy Danny sandwich, or vegan BLT sandwich. Be sure to grab some coffee or tea on your way out!
921 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: (347) 435-3252
As a cocktail bar, it’s no surprise Skytown is a great spot for a boozy brunch. Serving modern American comfort food, delicious cocktails, and espresso drinks, all the pieces of a picture perfect brunch can be found at this place. Skytown serves brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Brunch is set at $15 per person for an entree and a bloody mary, mimosa, or any beer. Be sure to try the french toast, tacos, fried chicken waffles, or personal omelette!
Sunday in Brooklyn
348 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Phone: (347) 222-6722
Looking for the perfect spot for brunch, rain or shine? Swing by Sunday in Brooklyn. With a marketplace, barroom, dining room, and garden, you can enjoy a meal in any kind of weather. This spot serves classic American cuisine. Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday at Sunday in Brooklyn. Try out the don ruben omelette, Sunday pancakes, biscuits and gravy, or shakshuka. Make sure to taste a delicious cocktail like the champagne problems or ghost mambo!
50 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (929) 234-3500
Though it’s small, don’t count Heavy Woods out of the contenders for brunch. This little coffee shop serves coffee, cocktails, and New Orleans-style cuisine. With hundreds of reviews about the food and service, you won’t want to miss this place. Heavy Woods hosts brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. We recommend the chicken fried pork steak, crispy chicken biscuit, catfish po’boy, or gumbo. Be sure to take advantage of the unlimited mimosas for 2 hours at $18!
1525 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (347) 715-5387
Finishing up our list of brunches in town is Newyorktitlan. This local restaurant serves delicious Mexican cuisine that you have to taste to believe. With a 4.9 star rating, it’s obvious this is a top-notch brunch spot. Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, Newyorktitlan will be ready to serve you breakfast or brunch at any time. Be sure to try the daily pancakes, huevos benedictos, or anything with the homemade chorizo in it. Don’t forget to grab a coffee, too!