2021: Manhattan Voted Clinton St. Baking Company Best Brunch!
Clinton St. Baking Company
4 Clinton St
(646) 602-6263 – www.clintonstreetbaking.com
Best brunch in New York is a tough category to dominate but without hesitation, readers chose Clinton Street Baking Company, the cult favorite of the brunch set, who dine on freshly baked scones and drink bellinis as a Sunday ritual. Brunch items include the divine hangover cure chicken (organic) and waffles and its iconic pancakes. Husband and wife team Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman are authors of the Clinton Street Baking Company Cookbook: Breakfast, Brunch & Beyond from New York’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant, and targets of Bobby Flay’s blueberry pancake challenge; this Clinton Street eatery is the recipient of well-earned accolades and monumental fanfare. One bite and you’ll be another one of the dedicated brunch enthusiasts.
2020: Manhattan Voted Tio Pepe Best Brunch!
168 W 4th St
(212) 242-6480 – www.tiopepenyc.com
Tio Pepe is a storied West Village restaurant that has been serving authentic Spanish cuisine to diners for over 40 years. With a thoughtfully curated menu featuring time-honored classics and a stellar bar program offering Spanish beer, wine and seasonally-driven cocktails, Tio Pepe has become a beloved institution in New York City’s ever-changing culinary landscape. Serving dinner seven days a week, lunch on Fridays and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, Tio Pepe’s culinary program is largely centered around the restaurant’s Spanish-style wood fired oven, which imparts a unique, smoky flavor to many of their dishes. The restaurant’s traditional Spanish decor is warm and inviting with rich earth tones accented by vibrant Spanish tile-topped tables.