It’s the freakin’ weekend and all you want to do is unwind, forget about work and sip on some bottomless dranks with friends. I mean, I know that’s what I want to do. So, in an effort to do the research for myself, here’s a list of the must-try bottomless brunches in New York City, all under $30. You’re welcome.
1. Agave, West Village
This Mexican restaurant serves a $28 prix-fixe menu that comes with a two-hour bottomless choice of mimosas, wine or traditional margaritas. Plus, you don’t have to stick to one drink so enjoy switching from mimosas to margs and back again.
2. Calle Ocho, Upper West Side
Calle Ocho offers a brunch entree plus eight different varieties of unlimited sangria for under $27. And the best part? You can sample allllll eight. And sangria is full of fruit, so it’s healthy. Score.
3. Carroll Place, Greenwich Village
This menu lets you order a brunch entrée, which includes your choice of burgers, pizzas, egg dishes or pastas, plus two-hour unlimited drinks. The drink offerings include bellinis, Bloody Marys, sangria and screwdrivers. All this goodness for less than $20. It’s time to turn up.
4. Crema, Chelsea
You can order from a selection of brunch entrees plus bottomless mimosas. The Mexican breakfast quesadilla, filled with eggs, queso Oaxaca, chopped bacon, grilled onions, Mexican crema and pico de gallo, will satisfy all of your cravings. And it’s less than $26. Awesome.
6. Fonda, East Village
For less than $29, Fonda offers a selection of Mexican brunch entrees plus strong margaritas and Rosalitas. The guacamole and chips are a must-try, so get an order for the table. Or for yourself.
6. Ken & Cook, Nolita
Ken & Cook offers serves the fantastic four of brunch drinks – mimosas, Bloody Marys, bellinis and screwdrivers – for $30 with your choice of entree.
7. L’asso, Nolita
The brunch special comes with a brunch entree and unlimited Bloody Marys or mimosas. However, there is a one hour limit, so get ready to power drink. If you don’t know what to order, you can’t go wrong with the Asino di Maiale, or “breakfast pizza,” which is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, crispy prosciutto, scallions and a cracked egg. Yuuuuuummm.
8. Lasagna, Chelsea
Lasagna serves an Italian brunch, plus unlimited mimosas, bellinis, Bloody Marys and screwdrivers for an additional $9. Definitely grab a seat outside when the weather is nice.
9. Lido, Harlem
For an additional $15 you can get bottomless mimosas at Lido. There is a two-hour limit and drinks stop at 3:30 pm, so be sure to show up early and take advantage.
10. Macondo East, Lower East Side
Macondo East offers $13 for unlimited drinks plus the price of your entree, which ranges from $10 to $15. Macando serves a variety of mimosa flavors, including orange vanilla, blackberry mint, and Guanabana, and you’re allowed to sample all three. Yes, please.
11. Mezetto, Lower East Side
Mezetto serves a selection of Mediterranean small dishes and bottomless mimosas, which are available in a variety of flavors. Can you say mimosa taste test time?
12. Piquant, Prospect Heights
For an hour and half and $25, Piquant offers unlimited Bloody Marys, mimosas or sangria with brunch. You can also forgo the unlimited drinks and pay $15 for food. But why wouldn’t you order unlimited drinks? WHY?
13. Poco Bar, East Village
14. The ‘dam, Manhattan Valley
This restaurant specializes in everything American, including alcohol. To cure your hangover, try the brunch burger, which, of course, comes with a fried egg in addition to your typical burger toppings. And take advantage of the unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys. ‘Murica.
15. The Half Pint, Greenwich Village
Brunch entrees at The Half Pint average at about $13, and you can add unlimited drinks to your order for an additional $16. Share an order of the colossal breakfast nachos, which are waffle fries topped with scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese, crema and salsa. Hot damn.
16. The Hill, Midtown East
The Hill offers a $30 brunch deal, which comes with a brunch entree plus two hour of unlimited mimosas, screwdrivers and Bloody Marys. Order the breakfast pizza topped with potatoes, bacon, scrambled eggs and cheddar jack cheese. Because nothing beats alcohol and pizza.
17. Three of Cups, East Village
You get a brunch entree, your choice of coffee or tea and two mimosas or Bloody Marys for about $27. Talk about hydration.