Located on the West Side, Hell’s Kitchen has been gentrifying since the 1990’s and is known today as one of the best neighborhoods for restaurants in Manhattan.
Known as “restaurant row”, the blocks of Hell’s Kitchen are dotted with an abundance of options. From Caribbean to Vietnamese food, this neighborhood truly has something for everyone and certainly has its fair share of absolutely amazing brunch spots.
So read on to hear all about all our fave must try brunch places.
Mom’s Kitchen and Bar
The ultimate in nostalgia and comfort food, Mom’s Kitchen and Bar is the place to head to if you like cereal on top of your pancakes and aren’t afraid to guzzle down an entire milkshake. This place is known for their all day brunch and they aren’t messing around. With menu highlights including their mac and cheese pancakes, shrimp and cheesy grits, and “gymbod breakfast” if you’re feeling healthy. This restaurant takes your average brunch food and puts an exciting spin on it.
Jasper’s Taphouse and Kitchen
Jasper’s is a laid back, exposed-brick Gastropub that serves up a solid bottomless brunch deal for just $25. But what makes this place such a stand out is their subtle twists on classics. Their chicken and waffle dish is made unique by substituting your standard plain waffle with a red velvet one instead, plus it’s topped with smoked jalapeno syrup… so amazing.
In lower Hell’s Kitchen you’ll find this stylish Italian restaurant cooking up classic Italian recipes with a modern touch. The aesthetic here takes a nod to an old school 1950’s Manhattan with their vintage gold cash register and long red velvet banquettes. Their food is equally classic and includes tried and true favorites like lemon ricotta pancakes, nutella pancakes, and their infamous big nitti burger that includes mozzarella, lettuce, tomato, onion, and sweet chilli mayo. Unbelievably good.
Some things are just better together, and brunch and rooftops are one of those things. Cantina offers year round rooftop seating and serves up modern mexican dishes and cocktails that include their delicious huevos rancheros and cantina burger. It can get pretty lively here on the weekends with live DJ entertainment plus the ambiance here is bright and colorful, making this a super vibey option.
Dutch Fred’s has an amazing bottomless deal every Saturday and Sunday that includes unlimited mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, or their “Dutch Punch” which contains Titos, St. Germain, strawberry, lemon, bitters, and prosecco, all served in a teacup all for just $25. Their tres leches french toast is equally as innovative.
Boqueria has many locations throughout Manhattan making this restaurant an absolute favorite among residents and visitors. Known as being a lively Barcelona inspired tapas bar, their brunch menu includes over 20 tapas plus Spanish classics like huevos con chorizo and a breakfast paella. This is a spot you def want to check out if you’re looking to shake things up and try something that shys away from standard brunch food.