March 5, 2019

Where to Get Brunch Near 40 East End

Brunch is the 21st-century urbanite’s favorite meal of the week. Every Saturday and Sunday, groups line up for lovely afternoon of relaxing conversation over sumptuous cuisine.

No matter how much you love to cook, you’ll want to take a break to explore the city’s booming brunch scene. Below are a few favorite brunch spots nearby our East Side condominiums at 40 East End.

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This innovative, Madison Avenue locale is a neighborhood favorite – and with good reason.
Sarabeth’s is a posh, New York City chain that serves a delightful afternoon brunch though its relaxed indoor/outdoor style really brings it home at any hour of the day or night.

Stop by Sarabeth’s between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday for spectacular dishes. Lighter options include fruit bowls and souped-up steel-cut oats, with toppings like chia, blackberry and caramelized apple. Indulgent breakfasts include lemon & ricotta pancakes and a sweet-and-savory crispy potato waffle with chicken and apple sausage. Egg dishes feature scrambles, hashes and omelettes with innovative flavors.

Pair your brunch with a flowery mimosa or their famous pickled Bloody Mary for the perfect weekend treat.

The Writing Room

The Writing Room is an eclectic, literary-inspired restaurant that aims to deliver a vintage feel. Subway tiles, vinyl flooring, studded leather seating, and shelves full of books are elements that make this spot unique.

The brunch menu is chock-full of classic American cuisine. Traditional breakfast baked goods like coffee cake and banana bread are served alongside standard eggs-and-bacon dishes. Some of the more inventive plates include huevos rancheros, buttermilk fried chicken and house-cured salmon.

Dubbed casual fine dining, The Writing Room is the perfect place for a cozy mid-morning meal this winter.

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Boqueria is an Upper East Side tapas restaurant known for small plates, paella and Spanish cheese and world famous Iberico ham. Named after a famous Barcelona market, this joint will transport diners to a much warmer climate.

Boqueria is famous for its tapas-style brunch. They offer a prix-fixe menu with unlimited sangria and mimosa for $39 per person, as well as an a la carte menu. Try the Tortilla Española, a potato-and-onion omelette, caramelized french toast, or scramble of shrimp and peppers. Finish off the meal with an order of churros con chocolate.

Boqueria is located just half a mile from luxury Manhattan condos at 40 East End – get there early to avoid inevitable line-ups.

Our East Side condominiums offer residents the best of everything New York City has to offer: proximity to museums, abundant green space and excellent local eateries. Interested in moving to the Upper East Side? Learn more about available suites by contacting us today.

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