The weekend is only complete when Sunday rolls around and my little family beats the morning rush to one of my favorite spots for a decadent breakfast bite. Hit up one of these places for a perfectly balanced cheesy egg sandwich on the go, a box of fluffy, amped up donuts or piled high NYC bagels, because you’ve been working that bootie all week at the gym for a reason.
103 E 19th St.
New York, NY 10003
Danny Meyer’s cafe and bakery, around the corner from Union Square Cafe, is one of my favorite spots for a gourmet, unfussy, and ridiciulously delicious egg sandwich on the go. perfectly baked brioche buns, fluffy soft eggs with tons of add-on’s are the things Sunday morning dreams are made of.
Black Seed Bagels
Multiple Locations: Nolita, Battery Park City, and East Village
Artisanal bagels that you will fall in love with, baked daily in their wood fired ovens make Black Seed Bagels one of the best places to get your carb on. The long menu of sandwiches are wildly popular and their spreads are perfect for picking up to take home for a crowd.
Sunday in Brooklyn
348 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
A popular Williamsburg brunch and dinner spot, this is place for a quick and healthy breakfast with a side of cool vibes surrounded by good looking people.
Los Tacos # 1
Multiple Locations: Chelsea Market & Times Square
A taco counter that has been on many lists for me (and just about every hungry eater I know), has a secret, off menu breakfast taco that is worth the wait. Served on their fluffy flour taco, decked out in all their secret sauces, this no frills breakfast bite is a must for the Mexican lovers.
148 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Come here for a quick, you guessed it, Bacon Egg and Cheese sandwich before hitting up the highland or Chelsea Art district. They make it all kinds of ways, with lots of spice, gussied up or as simple as you’d like.
463 West Broadway
New York, NY 10012
Everyone knows The Major Food Group (Carbon, The Grill, Parm) does dining right, did you know they know how to make one mean breakfast Sandwich? Sadelle’s cafe and counter offers New York staples like bagels and lox but also had a great egg menu and sweet pastries.
High Street on Hudson
637 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
This just feels like one of those neighborhood spots that never gets old. Come for a quick sit down breakfast sandwich and tons of other hangover curing brunch delicacies, stay for cocktails, or order to go from their long list of homemade breads and pastries.
Chef’s Club Counter
62 Spring St.
New York, NY 10012
This grab and go style counter has a revolving menu of popular dishes from great chefs from all around the country. This gives us NYC’ers an opportunity to finally indulge in places like L.A.’s Egg Slut and Wylie Dufresne’s Du’s Donuts and Coffee.
The Egg Shop
Multiple Locations: Williamsburg and Nolita
Anything and everything eggs is the name of the game at this cute cafe with locations in the East Village and Williamsburg. With a menu full of every kind of egg sandwich you’d want plus other relish egg dishes, all executed to runny, yolk-y perfection.
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