Best Brunch Spots In Harlem
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Best Brunch Spots In Harlem

Harlem , United States , NYC , United States
Leah Freeman-Haskin
Leah Freeman-Haskin Aug 19, 2020

There is no shortage of options when it comes to dining in New York City. The historic Harlem neighborhood is a must-visit for foodies and those looking for an unforgettable brunch experience. Here are a few spots to consider.

1. Amy Ruth’s

Amy Ruth’s offers home style, Southern cuisine in the heart of Harlem. From The Rev. Al Sharpton to the The Jennifer Holiday made with fried shrimp, the waffle menu alone will have you coming back for more with over a dozen takes on the breakfast staple.  

2. The Edge Harlem

The Edge Harlem is all about a shared experience. This popular neighborhood spot offers an inviting environment and a delectable menu for every pallet. Their daily brunch menu is divided into three regions: Jamaica, New York, and England. Each section showcases local flavors and innovative takes on classic dishes like the Jamaican jerk chicken and waffles, the New York bagel with smoked salmon, and the English fish and chips.

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3. Red Rooster

Located in the heart of Harlem, Red Rooster serves comfort food that celebrates the roots of American cuisine and the neighborhood’s diverse culinary traditions. The decadent brunch menu serves up NY cheddar and kale omelets, blueberry pancakes, and the Rooster Slam made with a snickerdoodle waffle, beef sausage, hot honey chicken, crispy bacon, and a fried egg.

4. Lido Harlem

“A refuge from the hectic pace of life in the city,” Lido Harlem is conveniently located on Harlem’s Restaurant Row. The locally sourced and organic ingredients are featured throughout a delicious brunch menu, including baked French toast, buttermilk biscuits, and nectarine pancakes topped with caramel sauce, toasted hazelnuts, and whipped cream.

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5. BLVD Bistro

Black-owned BLVD Bistro is both a family business and personal calling. Owned by husband and wife duo, Carlos and Markisha, the restaurant focuses on unforgettable food and lively music in a warm and welcoming setting.  Enjoy the all-day menu that includes brunch favorites like fried chicken and biscuits, buttermilk pancakes, and watermelon and goat cheese salad.

Most of the restaurants on this list are currently offering take-out and delivery services only. Contact each venue directly for its current status.