It’s hard to find a better start to the day than with a delicious, hearty brunch with friends and family. Fortunately, because we have such a vibrant food scene in our area, there are plenty of restaurants where you’ll find the best brunch on Long Island. Here are a few of our absolute favorites that you need to check out this summer.
The Ultimate Guide to Brunch on Long Island
Viaggio Tapas, which is located on Sunrise Highway in the heart of Rockville Centre, has perfected the tapas-style restaurant with their unmatched décor, atmosphere and menu. In addition to delicious hand-selected cheeses, meats, wines and cocktails, they also offer one of the best brunches on all of Long Island.
Brunch at Viaggio Tapas showcases all of the classic morning cocktails like mimosas, Bellini’s, mojitos, sangria and Bloody Marys. You can also enjoy one of their tasty brunch dishes like:
- Torrijas Espanolas
- Spanish Breakfast
- Confit Garli Shrimp with Tio Pepe Sherry Tapas
- Lamb Meatballs
- Viaggio’s Style Pancakes
If you’re looking for quality brunch in Rockville Centre, then you have to visit this family owned and operated establishment.
EGP in Oceanside is a modern gastropub that’s putting their unique spin on traditional weekend brunch favorites. They serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There, you can add on unlimited beverages like mimosas, screwdrivers or Dominicanas for just $10.
You’ll be able to sip these refreshing beverages while chowing down on EGP’s fine brunch selections, including:
- “The Garbage Plate” (2 poached eggs, cheddar bratwurst, 50/50 chili, home fries, cheese fondue)
- Deep Fried Stuffed French Toast
- Seafood Au Gratin Omelette
- Bananas Foster Pancakes
- Shrimp Salad Sandwich
If you can’t make it for brunch, EGP is the perfect restaurant for just about every meal (and even cocktails!).
Sweet and Savory Café
Sweet and Savory Café in Baldwin may look like just another run of the mill coffee shop, but, if you take a look inside, you’ll realize that it actually has some of the best brunch on Long Island. This family owned and operated cafe strives to provide the surrounding community with a fun, creative and relaxing environment where they can enjoy delicious beverages and meals.
Of course, they have their fair share of coffees, teas and sweet treats that you’d find at most coffee shops. However, unlike all of those other places, Sweet and Savory Café serves a fantastic brunch featuring delectable selections like:
- Guacamole Toast
- Fried Chicken and Waffles
- All American Waffles
- The Cruz
You can try all of these amazing dishes and more every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You really won’t find greater options for brunch on Long Island than at these three mouthwatering eateries.