Wined & Dined’s Guide to All-You-Can-Drink (AYCD) Brunch Spots in NYC
Recent Additions as of 2/23/11:
Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel – $15 drink special — unlimited mimosas, Bloody Marys, and beer on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-2 p.m (in addition to price of entree), plus we hear there’s a DJ playing a fun mix at this rooftop spot on East 50th near Lexington.
Agozar — How in the world did we miss this one before! They offer you unlimited sangria with any brunch item ($12-$16) for 2 hours at this lively Cuban bistro right off the Bowery!
DiWine — $19 gets you the unlimited prix-fixe (mimosas, bellinis, bloodys) at this wine bar and restaurant in Astoria.
Caliu — $25 Includes One Brunch Item and your choice of Unlimited Sangria, Mimosa or Bloody Marys at this West Village tapas joint.
Scarpina Bar & Grill — Sunday Brunch Prifix Menu $19.95Unlimited Sangria, Mimosa & Bloody Mary
De Santos – $30 for any brunch item + unlimited brunch cocktails (2 types of bellini, bloody mary, mimosa and screwdriver) at this West Village spot that features a nice patio in the back.
Hop Devil Grill – We love our craft beer and we love our boozy brunches, so this is a marriage made in heaven. This E Village beer bar recently launched what it’s calling a “BEER-unch!”. Every Saturday and Sunday $20 gets you unlimited craft beers (24 different taps) plus an entree. And if someone in your party would prefer more traditional brunch cocktails like mimosas, bloody marys and sangria, well they can have those, too, unlimited. Choose from craft beers like Lagunitas Lil’ Sumpin Sumpin, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA and Troegs Nugget Nectar with no limitation on the number or type of beer.
Hudson River Cafe — It may be way uptown in Harlem but they offer an unbeatable $21 prix-fixe that includes unlimited bellini and mimosas for 1.5 hours + entree.
Parlor Steakhouse — $25 for 1 entree and unlimited Mimosa/Bloody Mary/Bellini. Jill went with her friend Amber and said it was great!
Don Pedro’s — $19.95 for 3 course prix fixe and bottomless sangria!
MexiQ – This new beer-focused bbq-mex restaurant in Astoria has a damn good boozy, all-you-can-drink brunch deal — add $7 to any brunch entree for unlimited bloody marys, margaritas, Mexican beer or mimosas!
Supercore — This under the radar Japanese spot in South Brooklyn has an all-you-can-drink brunch, so we hear, like unlimited sake mimosas for $20!
Ethos – We don’t have all the details, but we hear that the Murray Hill location has launched an unlimited boozy mimosa brunch.
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Tosca – $25 for unlimited buffet brunch w/ champagne, mimosa, bellini and bloodys at this Bronx spot.
Slice, The Perfect Food – Who woulda thought breakfast flatbreads and endless mimosas would be such a good match! $25 for choice of breakfast flatbread w/ organic eggs and bottomless mimosas at this West Village pizzeria.
Barbounia – Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Patrons will be able to enjoy an unlimited flow of champagne cocktails for $12 to accompany any one of their dishes. Unlimited cocktail options include mimosa, belini, kir or parasol.
Sweetiepie (CLOSED TEMPORARILY) — $20 Bottomless Cocktail Brunch = one entree plus unlimited sangria, mimosa, bloody mary or dirty lemonade.
Macondo — Add $7 for unlimited mimosas with your brunch.
Ornella`s Trattoria Italiana — $13 brunch comes with unlimited mimosa and bellini.
The People’s Republic of Brooklyn – Thanks to Reader Matt for sending this one to us. $15 for the unlimited drinks and then between $8 and $12 or so for most meals. The drinks include mimosas and bloody mary’s.
San Marzano — Add $8 to any of their pizzas ($11-16) for unlimited mimosas. They also have 2 egg pizzas for brunch. Also, their beer is $3 and they have a nice selection especially for that price pount.
Ceol Pub — $20 brunch prix-fixe comes with unlimited bloody marys and mimosas.
Libation — For $19, you get a brunch item + unlimited mimosas or bloody mary’s…or you can have 3 well drinks instead.
Diablo Royale (both locations) — They have a new $22 all-you-can-drink brunch special. You get a brunch item and AYCD bloodys or mimosas.
Open Door Gastropub — The $25 Upside Down Brunch gets you a brunch item + unlimited brunch cocktails. 8 to choose from including mimosa, man-mosa (Blue Moon, Absolute Mandarin + OJ), greyhound, screwdriver, bloody mary and more.
Bistro de la Gare — Buy a brunch item and enjoy all-u-can-drink bellini for just $6.26!
Agua Dulce — For an additional $20/person (brunch items from $9; menu here) get 2 hours of unlimited, potent, tropical brunch cocktails, including 3 varieties of frozen margaritas (pomegranate, regular and passion fruit), 2 varieties of frozen martinis (apple and watermelon) and 2 varieties of frozen mojitos (traditional and passion fruit).
The Hill — $20 brunch specials including all-you-can-drink bloody marys and mimosas. Sat & Sun.
Aspen Social Club – $20 for choice of brunch entree (5 options) and unlimited bloody marys and mimosas. 11am-5pm Sat-Sun.
East Village Tavern — One of our favorite beer bars in the city is offering a $15 all-you-can-drink brunch special. Your choice of a brunch entree + unlimited brunch cocktails (bloody marys, mimosas, 007′s, or the Dude) or Yuengling or Bud Light drafts for 1 hour. After the first hour, all additional drinks are $4. Sat-Sun from 11am-5pm.
Gusto Ristorante — Special brunch prix-fixe menu featuring unlimited mimosas, bellinis and bloody marys, plus coffee & tea, ricotta cinnamon frittelle w/ pine nuts and raisins for the table and your choice of a brunch entree all for just $22 per person.
Kittichai – $20 prix fixe featuring standard brunch items that includes unlimited Kittichai brunch cocktails. Weekends from 11am-2:45pm. Includes passion fruit bellinis, bloody mary’s and blood orange mimosas. Also over the weekends the restaurant also offers a frequently changing three-course lunch prix fixe available for $20 per person or $32 with wine pairings.
Blind Pig — $19.99 All You Can Drink Brunch. Sat & Sun 11am til 4pm.
Tonda – Offering an all-you-can-drink brunch special where $20 gets you bottomless mimosas & your choice of a brunch entree (3 different breakfast pizzas, baked egg dishes, salads & paninis).
MXco — Add $14 to your brunch entree (between $10-$14) for unlimited Bloody Marys, Bloody Marias, mimosas, bellinis, or red/white sangria.
Manolito – Unlimited Sangria or Mimosas with an entree for $18.
Zucchero e Pomodori – Add $15 to your brunch entree for unlimited champagne, mimosa, bloody marys, screwdrivers, or mango/peach bellinis.
Ta Cocina — For $5, you get unlimited mimosas, sangria, margaritas, screwdriver, or Bloody Mary’s for 1 hour!
Las Chicas Locas – Any brunch item comes with all you can drink mimosas, Bloody Marys, red or white sangria & cactus punch ($18).
Vamos! – Add $6 to any entree for all you can drink frozen margaritas during brunch.Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM.
Rice – All three locations (292 Elizabeth St; 81 Washington St. in Dumbo; 166 Dekalb Ave in Fort Greene) offer a $20 bottomless brunch deal that includes a breakfast entrée, a side, coffee or tea, and unlimited refills on mimosas. It runs from noon to 4pm on weekends.
Southern Hospitality – Endless mimosas and bloody mary’s for $11.95 with purchase of brunch entree. Every Saturday & Sunday during Brunch 11:30pm-3pm.
Piquant — Prix-fixe brunch ($14&. Add $6 more for unlimited Bloody Mary & Mimosa, Sangria
Il Bastardo – Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4pm. Add $15 for AYCD, unlimited champagne, mimosas, screwdrivers or bloody mary’s. Prices have gone up a bit and the place has been a bit more crowded lately since it was featured on The Hills and The City…hasn’t stopped us, though.
Poco — $22.95 for any brunch item (hear that the poco benedict, lobster mac n cheese and salmon blt are the way to go) + all you can drink mimosas, bloody marys and sangria. No time limit.
Cafecita Bogota – Unlimited brunch drinks for $12.50 + you get your choice of brunch entree. Lasts til 6pm!
East of Eighth — Limitless Mimosa’s, signature eggs, omelettes, salads, pastas, hamburgers & much more. Available heated outdoor dining area. Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm, ($15.95).
PS 450 — $22 Endless Brunch = any brunch menu item with unlimited bloody marys, mimosas, or bellinis. Or $12 for any brunch item + one drink.
S.O.B.’s – Bossa Nova Sunday Brunch = 3-course prix-fixe brunch w/ open sangria bar for $26.99/person. Seatings at 12 and 12:30 and 2 and 2:30.
City Lobster & Steak – The Times Square Brunch = choose any brunch item (most priced b/t $13-16) & add $5 for Unlimited Champagne, Mimosas, Bellinis, or Bloody marys.
Paradou – Saturdays and Sundays 11am-4pm. We’d describe it for you since we’ve been a few times, but they do a better job — “Belinis, Mimosas, Kir Royales, and more!!! All you can drink!!! Choice of entree. They’ve also added a DJ and the brunch party goes til 7pm on Sundays! Menu here
The Sunburnt Cow – Widely known to be the biggest Sunday party in town, arrive early if you want to take advantage of the $15 Endless Brunch…
Yerba Buena – Get unlimited bellinis, mimosas and jalapeno bloody mary’s for just $12 (menu says there’s a 1-hour limit, but we were there recently and they let us go quite a bit longer). Recommend making a reservation, but we had a great time sitting at the bar.
Zerza — Brunch entree + Free refills on our mimosas w/ your brunch for $13.95
Arte Cafe – Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm, add $12 to your brunch selection and get unlimited champagne, mimosas, screwdrivers, strawberry sangria, bloody mary’s or peach bellinis
Vintage – $16-20 brunch item plus unlimited bellinis, mimosas, or bloody marys.
The East End — Sat-Sun from 12-4pm, $11.95 Free drink with your meal or upgrade to UNLIMITED drinks for only $10! (2hr max)
Hudson Diner – $10.95 brunch item plus unlimited mimosas or bloody marys
Roberto Passon – A mere $8 addition to your bill gets you unlimited Champagne, Mimosa, Screwdriver, Bloody Mary, Strawberry, Kiwi or Peach Bellini.
Maracas Mexican – The party starts at noon here on Saturdays and Sundays where $14.95 gets you a brunch food item + unlimited frozen margaritas, bloody mary’s and mimosas. Commenter Steve says, “Half a block from BLP is Maracas, serving a Mexican AYCD brunch for just $15. ($10 w/o drinks.) Entrees are pretty good-haad a good breakfast burrito and huevos rancheros. They also have the bloodies, mimosas, and frozen margs (regular or strawberry). The bloodies were not that good when I tried them, other drinks are fine.”
Double Crown: Brunch item + All You Care to Drink DIY Bloody Mary’s for $32. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3:30pm
Waterstone Grill – For $10 extra, add unlimited bloody mary’s, mimosas and champagne to your $10.95 prix-fixe brunch
Philip Marie – Unlimited mimosas with your meal on Saturdays (11am-4pm) for $16.95 and unlimited bloody mary’s with your meal on Sundays (11am-4pm) for $16.95
Beacon – Sundays from 10:30am-2:30pm, get bottomless wood-roasted bloody mary’s for $11
Bondi Road – Soho sister of E. Village’s Sunburnt Cow. Same great $18 AYCD Sunday Brunch special.
Cafe 50 West – $15 Bottomless Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm
Regate Bistro – Thanks to commenter lesider who informed us that you can get any brunch item + unlimited drink for $16
Steak Frites – Saturday and Sunday between 11:30am-4:30pm. $15.95 for brunch item + unlimited mimosa and bloody mary’s
L’Asso – Saturday and Sunday Brunch. $15 for a brunch entree + a coffee + mimosa or beer or wine.$20 for unlimited booze
Tre – For $17 (cash only) you get any brunch item + unlimited champagne, mimosas or bellinis
Tapeo 29 – Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-5pm. Unlimited bloody marys, screwdrivers and mimosas (website doesn’t give prices)
Calle Ocho – Saturday and Sunday brunches ($12-$18) include AYCD Sangria Brunch plates run from $12 to $18 at this Upper West Side Latin spot, which serves omelettes with tomato and Manchego cheese or Venezuelan corn crêpes with smoked salmon. That also gets you unlimited access to the eight-flavor sangria buffet, featuring everything from tamarind-vanilla to mango-pineapple-lemongrass.
Bone Lick Park – Thanks to commenter Steve for the following: “AYCD brunch from about $13-16. Entrees include delicious beef ribs, turkey sausage on a muffin, pulled pork, fried oysters, plus a few omelet/waffle choices. Most of these come with very tasty eggs, au gratin potatoes or cheese grits, and some nice mini blueberry muffins. They also offer a big burger or fried chicken! Drinks include bloodies, mimosas, and frozen margs. ($1 extra for a strawberry or mango marg.) This place has become popular, and also has sidewalk seating. On Greenwich Ave at 7th Ave (by 11th St.), next to 2 Boots pizza. Brunch served on Sat and Sun.”
Nero – $24.95 gets you a brunch item + unlimited champagne, bellinis, mimosas, bloody’s or screwdrivers.
Film Center Cafe – All brunch menu items are $11.95. Add just $8 for unlimited champagne, mimosas, bellinis, bloody mary’s, sangria, screwdrivers and frozen margs, oh my.
Intermezzo – Same deal as Il Bastardo. Add $15 for unlimited champagne, mimosas and bloody mary’s.
Sotto Voce (B’lyn) – Sat.–Sun., 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; $12.95 prix-fixe brunch includes unlimited mimosas, champagne or bloody mary’s.
Artepasta (W. Village) – Noon til 4pm on Sundays, all brunch items are $10 and for $5 more you get unlimited mimosas and champagne
Garage – Jazzy Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-4pm. Choice of $15.95 for brunch item + 1 drink or add $6 for unlimited mimosas, screwdrivers and bloody mary’s
Lasagna Ristorante (3 locations) – $12.95 for brunch items and add $7 for unlimited drinks
Puttanesca – Brunch food items are $12 and for another $12 you get unlimited champagne, mimosa, screwdriver, bloody mary, strawberry or peach bellini
Harry’s Cafe & Steak – Unlimited Champagne Brunch from 12-4pm. 4 different kinds of champagne cocktails served, including kir royale, blood orange mimosa and bellini.
El Azteca – $11.95 includes brunch item + unlimited sangria or regular frozen margaritas
The Sixth Ward – Unlimited mimosas and brunch item for $13.95
Dolce Vita – $20 gets you unlimited Mimosas or Bellinis at Brunch with a choice of entree and side dish.
Jarnac – $10 gets you unlimited mimosas or bloody mary’s from noon-3pm on Sundays.
BarBaresco: Unlimited Champagne, Mimosas, Screwdrivers or Bloody Mary’s. All you can drink. Add $8.
La Carbonara: Add $12 to any brunch item for Unlimited Cocktails (Bloody’s, Bellini, Mimosa, Screwdrivers or Sangria).
Braii: Unlimited passion fruit Mimosas. Exotic brunch menu feat. ostrich Benedict, Rooibos French toast, boereworse & more. Buy a Peri Peri Mary and get one on the house.
Regional: Feat. an unlimited refill Mimosas brunch (buy one, the rest is free). Also available on Saturday.
Patois: Brunch: 11am-4pm, $12.95, get a menu item with unlimited coffee, mimosas, virgin bloody marys & assorted breads.
Village Pourhouse (both locations): Village Pourhouse Downtown: $25 for an entree and all you can drink special. Village Pourhouse Uptown: $20 for an entree and all you can drink special. Click here for more deets.
2+ Complimentary Drinks, aka the “All-You-Should-Drink” Brunch Spots
Absinthe Wine Bar – $20 brunch special that includes an entrée plus 3 alcoholic beverages (Pineapple Mimosa, Mixed Berry Bellini, Pomegranate Mint Bellini, Absinthe Sangria, or the Mint Coconut Sparkler). See what The Lunch Belle thought about it here. We hear it’s like Essex in that it’s practically ‘unlimited’.
Essex – 3 drinks included with your brunch order, cash only. Saturday & Sunday 11:00-4:30. Sunday Sundown Brunch 4:30-8:00
Baker Street – $11.95 gets you a brunch item + 2 drinks (beer is option)
Oliver’s Bar & Grill – $13.95 prix-fixe brunch gets you Two Drinks & One Brunch Entree (choose from Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Screwdriver, Draft Beer, Well Drinks, Coffee, Tea & Soda)
Primitivo Osteria – Entree price includes choice of 2 bloodys, unlimited mimosas, or 2 screwdrivers
Choice Kitchen & Cocktails – $14.95 gets you a brunch item + 2 complimentary Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Bud Light Drafts, sodas, juices, coffee or tea
The Ainsworth — Add $15 to brunch entree for 3 bloody marys or mimosas. Great way to spend Sunday during football season.