Whether you love avocado toast, Eggs Benedict, or just a good, hearty stack of pancakes, you have to admit brunch is the best. From the long, leisurely talks you have with friends sipping coffee to those bottomless mimosas (Who wouldn’t love that?), brunch in Long Island is a must-experience event.
Because there are so many places for a delicious brunch in Long Island, we’ve compiled our list of 10 must-try spots for the best brunch in town:
585 N. Broadway, Jericho
This restaurant and event venue’s 300-year history makes it easy to see why Milleridge Inn tops this list. Its Sunday brunch buffet is iconic, serving up all your favorite breakfast staples along with some premium additions. Each adult brunch comes with one mimosa or Bloody Mary.
Served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the menu boasts cold and hot breakfast items, cold salads, a chilled seafood bar, carving stations, and a variety of delicious desserts. It’s kid-friendly, too, with a special kid’s corner serving chicken fingers, fries, and macaroni and cheese.
Tip: For just $10 more per adult buffet, get bottomless mimosas, bellinis, or Bloody Marys.
2499 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
If you prefer to choose just one brunch item off a menu, you won’t want to miss Jonathan’s. Select from a variety of frittatas and omelettes, made with organic eggs, corned beef hash and scrambled eggs, and smoked salmon with potato pancakes. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, sample the Nutella waffles or Banana Foster-stuffed French toast.
Each brunch order comes with your choice of fruit juice, coffee, or tea, and a selection of mini bagels and homemade muffins. If you order champagne or a mimosa, get one free refill.
Naturally Good Foods & Cafe
779 Montauk Highway, Montauk
For the health food fans in your party, give Naturally Good Foods & Cafe a try. Their all-organic breakfast menu can be ordered gluten-free and features no meat. Choose from a variety of bagels, oatmeal, granola, and egg dishes to suit your tastes.
You won’t find mimosas and Bloody Marys on this menu; however, choose from a wide selection of fresh, organic juices and smoothies. It may not give you that post-Saturday night buzz, but your healthy beverage choice certainly will power your Sunday afternoon errands.
Barn Door 49
49 W. Main St., Bay Shore
This farm-to-table restaurant showcases gorgeous, fresh food for dine in or catering. While their brunch menu is somewhat limited on options, that just means that what they do, they do really well.
Chow down on a country biscuit and gravy breakfast, enjoy chicken and waffles made in-house, or lighten it up with a berry and yogurt parfait. If you prefer more lunch than breakfast, choose from a variety of delicious salads, sandwiches, soups, and shareable platters.
Red Salt Room
The Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh St., Garden City
This premier brunch spot features all your favorite breakfast meats, Eggs Benedict, and French toast, as well as made-to-order waffles and crepes. Salads, pasta, charcuterie, and carving stations round out this delicious menu. One addition unique to the Red Salt Room: a selection of house-made sushi and rolls.
Served from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the brunch menu offers something for every taste, regardless of whether you want breakfast or lunch foods. Included in the price are mimosas, Bloody Marys, sparkling wines, select wines, and soft drinks.
LL Dent Restaurant
221 Old Country Road, Carle Place
This Southern restaurant gives you that down-home feel you want with the delicious brunch food you deserve. Choose from brunch staples such as waffles and an omelette station, along with Southern specialties such as okra, cornbread, and fried catfish. Specials rotate weekly, so come back often for a new experience!
Served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., LL Dent doesn’t accept reservations. If you’re coming with a large group, they request that you call ahead.
169 Harbor Road, Head of the Harbor
Named one of the Best 5 Vineyards & Wineries on Long Island by CBS New York, enjoy gorgeous views of the coastline while treating yourself to brunch. An organic egg and carving station lets you create your own omelettes and eggs. Or choose from a rotating selection of quiche. If you’ve still got room after all the brunch, indulge in black bean brownies, New York cheesecake, or mini cannolis for dessert.
And because you’re eating at a winery, you know the mimosas are top-notch!
2218 Sound Ave., Calverton
Located in the heart of wine country, the Cooperage Inn is consistently named one of the best, most affordable brunches in Long Island. Enjoy carving stations, pancakes, cold salads, and pastries. Go back for more, or indulge in the seasonal pies and tarts.
Each brunch order includes on complimentary Bloody Mary or mimosa.
3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale
While you enjoy your brunch, look out the windows of this bayside restaurant for some stunning views of Great South Bay. Carving stations, fresh fruit platters, and shrimp in the rough are served alongside assorted sushi rolls.
Each buffet comes with unlimited champagne and mimosas, so sit back, relax, and have a Sunday brunch to remember!
81 Broadway, Greenlawn
318 Wynn Lane, Port Jefferson
The laid-back atmosphere at Old Fields is perfectly suited to a relaxing Sunday brunch. Select your favorites off the menu, or get something to share with your friends. From bread pudding French toast to brisket hash and eggs, Nashville hot chicken to avocado toast, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Two locations mean double the chances to enjoy a quality meal at a great price.
Whether it’s a weekend tradition or an occasional treat, brunch is everyone’s favorite meal. Next time you’re on Long Island, let us know your favorite brunch spot!
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