10 Tasty Brunch Spots With Unlimited Booze!

Sloshed. Hammered. Smashed. Pissed. Trashed. There are so many ways to say "drunk," but only one way to say "brunch." And at that, a boozy brunch. Okay, so we're exaggerating our imbibing habits, but it's fun to pretend we can drink you under the table, especially at our favorite meal. So, let's have a competition, because we've put together a guide Zagat hasn't written—10 choice brunch establishments that offer unlimited (or nearly) alcoholic beverages with their it's-the-weekend-so-we-can-finally-eat-carbs treats. They say the only way to beat a hangover is to drink through it, so join us for a Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Marg', or all three at these between-breakfast-and-lunch spots that will guarantee satisfaction even if you're not raising a glass. Just don't judge us…
If you're looking to have a power-brunch, Harry's Cafe and Steak in the old Financial District is your spot. With treats like duck and mushroom hash, Hanover steak and cheese sandwich, and a "Two-Handed BLT" with chipotle mayo and avocado, you'll wish that they served brunch all day long. You get a complimentary champagne with every entree, which will make you and your meal feel even more important.
Harry's Cafe and Steak, One Hanover Square (between Stone and Pearl streets); 212-785-9200.
Calle Ocho's famous brunch and sangria bar just re-opened last Saturday, so you need to make this spot one of your first stops. While you munch on Venezuelan crêpes with smoked-salmon scrambled eggs or vegetarian paella, you can enjoy unlimited draughts from any of the eight sangria selections—just be sure to follow the their strict rules, like making sure not to accidentally leave your kids behind after you've had one too many (if not, Calle Ocho threatens that they'll put your kiddies to work!).
Calle Ocho, 446 Columbus Avenue (between 81st and 82nd streets); 212-873-5025.
At Bondi Road, you can get any a great, laid-back brunch and unlimited drinks for just $18. The menu has all the staples you need (a burger, omelettes, and pancakes), as well as oyster shooters and creative Eggs Benedict dishes such as the "Queen Adelaide"—poached eggs, salmon, and avocado on an English muffin with Hollandaise. Screwdrivers, Greyhounds, Foster's, as well as "Moomosa's" and "Moo Marys" are the drinks you can choose from, but then again, why choose when you can try all of them?
Bondi Road, 153 Rivington Street (between Suffolk and Clinton streets); 212-253-5311.
The LES trattoria boasts all of your standard Italian comfort food essentials as well as delicious breakfast options that'll keep you full all day long. Rigatoni Carbonara, sausage-and-broccoli rabe frittata, pancakes with banana-grappa sauce, and potato pancakes with breakfast sausage are our favorites, but we especially love that each brunch entree is served with a side of unlimited Champagne, Mimosas, and Bellinis. After all, when we want comfort food, we pretty much need comfort booze, too.
Tre 173, 173 Ludlow Street (between Houston and Stanton streets); 212-535-3353.
While a little pricier than some of the other headache-inducing options on our list, $29 steals you never-ending Champagne cocktails with any brunch item every Saturday and Sunday. The titular Oeufs Paradou, poached eggs with smoked salmon and sauteed spinach with Hollandaise over brioche, is an incredible way to start your day, but if eggs aren't your thing, go for the duck reuben (aka "the Royalty of Sandwichdom") with baked fingerling potatoes. Paired with a Champage cocktail (or three), you'll gladly come back weekend after weekend.
Paradou, 8 Little West 12th Street (between 9th and Washington avenues); 212-463-8345.
Perhaps the most eclectic choice we've served up yet: Dishes range from challah French toast with Bananas Foster sauce, to Mexican Matzo Brei (scrambled eggs with tortilla crisps, Monterrey Jack, avocado, with black beans and Pico de Gallo), to potato pancakes with apples and a honey cream sauce and spinach-shiitake-black bean hash. Each entree comes with three Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, or Mimosas, which should be more than enough to give your weekend just the right buzz.
Essex, 120 Essex Street (between Rivington and Delancey streets); 212-533-9616.
If you like your brunch a little more upscale (while still getting as much booze as you can), Le Comptoir serves up light and delicious French-inspired dishes that use local and seasonal ingredients. French toast crème brûlée with berry compote, braised short ribs with poached eggs and thick bread, or traditional Eggs Benedict are our choices for the perfect Saturday starter. Paired with unlimited Mimosas, Rossini, and Bloody Marys, just make sure you don't go overboard. Remember: Dancing on the table means it's time to call it quits.
Le Comptoir, 251 Grand Street (between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street), Brooklyn; 718-486-3300.
Whether you're looking for pancakes and frittatas or want to try something a little different, like mahi-mahi fish and chips or a langoustine burrito, Philip Marie has a large brunch menu that'll satisfy even the pickiest eater. Your breakfast comes with unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Marys&madash;okay, and coffee, tea, and soda if you'd prefer, but come on, you wouldn't be reading this article if you didn't want a little juice with your, uh, juice.
Philip Marie, 569 Hudson Street (between West 11th and Bank streets); 212-242-6200.
Okay, so maybe stuffing ourselves with indulgent food on the weekend isn't the best way to deal with a stressful week, but Poco's brunches are so good that we don't even need stress as an excuse. Come on, treat yourself right with lobster mac-n-cheese, Poco Cakes (try saying that three times drunk) with chocolate chips and Dulce de Leche, or a truffled-mushroom omelette. Of course, your meal comes with three Mimosas, Bloody Marys, or Sangrias to make your indulgence complete.
Poco, 33 Avenue B (at 3rd street); 212-228-4461.
Typical pancakes and eggs fans, look elsewhere—Yerba Buena's brunch menu is full of Latin faire that makes our tummies grumble just thinking about it. Authentic Huevos Rancheros, Venezuelan arepas, beef short ribs with fried eggs, and to-die-for fish tacos are the perfect way to shake up your weekend routine. Served with unlimited Bellinis, Mimosas and Jalapeno Bloody Marys, you'll never want to return to your old ruts again.
Yerba Buena, 23 Avenue A (between 1st and 2nd streets) 212-529-2919.

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