The 8 Best Brunch Spots in The Village Right Now

Which brunch restaurant in the West Village is the best?

Are you looking for the best brunch spots in The Village? Then you’ve come to the right place – because I’ll show you the hippest and most authentic places where New Yorkers eat for breakfast in the Village.

To quickly and easily see which brunch spot is near you, you can find all the cafes and Bruch Restaurants of the Village in New York on an interactive map.

By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!

My Favorite Brunch Restaurants and Cafés in The Village

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    Banter NYC

    Café in Greenwich Village
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    The Banter NYC is one of the best and most popular spots for brunch in the Greenwich Village of New York and is also always high on my list. The espresso is super delicious, not to mention the breakfast.

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    Bluestone Lane West Village Coffee Shop

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    Bluestone Lane Coffee now has several locations in New York. The coffee is roasted by hand, is fairly traded and there are only 100% natural ingredients on the bagels and sandwiches. What you will immediately notice: the locations are really nicely decorated – definitely very cozy and unique!

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    Bus Stop Cafe

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    Bus Stop Cafe is one of our favorite breakfast spots in the West Village. It is a charming place and exactly what you call and expect as a typical American diner. Very authentic, friendly and therefore absolutely recommendable!

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    Caffe Reggio

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    In 1927, New Yorkers were sold their first cappuccino here. Not much has changed in the store since then. You should definitely try the homemade tiramisu – a treat!

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    Levain Bakery

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    Levain Bakery is one of the hippest bakeries in all of New York. They became famous for their oversized cookies, which are always sold fresh in a relaxed atmosphere. They are so popular that they are now also in the Upper West Side (2x), in the NoHo neighborhood on Bleecker Street and in Williamsburg.

    All of the stores have one thing in common: the smell of baked goods is amazing, the selection of cookies, breads, and pastries is large, and their coffee is delicious.

    I’m not really a fan of anything sweet myself, but the Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Sour Cream Coffee Cake were sensationally good. Be sure to take some time and sit on the bench in front of Levain Bakery with a cookie and a coffee. It’s a great way to watch the New Yorkers! 

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    Magnolia Bakery

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    The classic! Carrie and her girls have eaten delicious cupcakes here. An absolute must-do for Sex and the City fans and all those who can’t resist the sweet treat.

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    Merriweather Coffee + Kitchen

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    Inspired by Sydney’s hottest beach cafes, the founders opened this great location in the heart of The Village. Te Merriweather Coffee + Kitchen is located just across the street from Hudson Clearwater, one of our favorite breakfast spots in the West Village. If you want to grab a delicious coffee in a hipster atmosphere afterwards, Merriweather Coffee + Kitchen is the perfect spot.

    I can recommend the Flat White as well as the sandwiches – with a little luck you can sit at the window and watch the hustle and bustle of the locals.

The Cafés in Greenwich + West Village on the map

A map with all cafes in the Village can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each restaurant on the map to find out everything you need to know.

About the author

I'm a true New York fan! Not only have I visited the city over 20 times but also have I spent several months here at a time. On my blog I show you the best and most beautiful spots of the city, so that you have a really good time! You can also find lots of insider tips in our New York travel guide. Also check out my hotel finder for New York!

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