Bagels, Bloody Marys and Brunch Spots in New York City

New York, New York Guide (B): Bagels, Bloody Marys and Brunch Spots in New York City

When I book a trip to New York City, I immediately feel absolutely gleeful because I’ll get to eat some of the best bagels on earth smothered in an abundance of cream cheese. In fact, that is exactly what I did every morning of my Big Apple visit this past weekend.

In addition to bagels, my New York City visits often include Sunday brunch and Bloody Mary cocktails. Since I’ve been regularly visiting NYC over the past eight years, it felt like time to share my favorite bagel, brunch, and Bloody Mary spots in Manhattan.

Antique Garage | SoHo

This Turkish/Mediterranean restaurant in SoHo serves brunch of Bloody Marys and mezes starting at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. I recommend starting with the mixed meze or traditional breakfast platters for the table. And, you’ve got to eat the borek. It’s phillo dough stuffed with feta cheese and parsley. So delish!

Antique Garage | 41 Mercer St, New York, NY 10013 | Reserve Your Table

Gramercy Farmer & The Fish | Gramercy/Flatiron District

While I must caution you about the disorganized service, I still highly recommend this seafood restaurant’s brunch.

My sister and I dined here on Sunday afternoon. After being seated, we waited and waited for a hostess or server to fill our empty glasses with water. Finally, a waiter took pity on us, taking our orders despite not being assigned to our table.

In spite of the long wait for service, I was very pleased with my meal. You’ll find offerings from the raw bar, ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bagels, Bloody Marys and Brunch Spots in New York City
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Antique Garage   Gramercy Farmer & The Fish   Murray’s Bagels Chelsea   NORMA’S   P.J. Clarke’s   Standard Grill   Stone Street Tavern  
Author: Erin Klema
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