Astoria, Brunch, Cocktails, Restaurants, Weekend
May 02, 2014

Best Bottomless Brunch in Astoria

Best places to enjoy bottomless brunch in Astoria – from wine bars to traditional Irish pubs, European-style cafes on 30th Avenue and more.

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Brunch in Astoria is a topic we can talk about all day and no doubt something that gets many people excited.  With as many new restaurants as we see open each year, the majority of them serve brunch.  But taking that a step further, what about bottomless brunch—meaning that never-ending supply of morning cocktails that helps set any weekend off. We’ve scoured the neighborhood—Astoria and LIC—for the best bottomless brunches to present you with this evolving list. (This post was updated 5/28/17)

The Astor Room

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Get ready for classics at The Astor Room, such as Toad in the Hole, Eggs Benedict, and Chicken and Waffles. If you want to partake in the boozy brunch, for $30 you can choose from an “Eye Opener” (think fresh donut holes), and an entree (“Breakfasty Stuff” or “Lunchy Stuff”) and unlimited Bella Lugosis (Bloody Mary) or Guilded Ladys (Mimosa). Sunday, 11:30am-3:30pm—plus there’s live Jazz to accompany your delicious eats. 35-11 35th Avenue, Astoria. 718.255.1947 | Website 

The Barn

Photo Courtesy of Masa T.

Photo credit: Masa T.

Slightly off the beaten path, The Barn offers 2 hours of unlimited mimosas, bloody marys, or bellinis for $12. Along with that, enjoy brunch choices from the more unusual Pierogies and Bratwurst, to Belgian Waffles and Ham and Eggs. We understand they have a secret Slovak menu, so be sure to ask for that, since the dinner menu is available at this time. Saturday and Sunday, noon-4pm. 30-09 21st Street, Astoria. 718.728.0305 | Website 

Bowery Bay

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If you’re looking for something a little different for brunch, come to Bowery Bay. Their menu is egg-heavy, including Grits and Eggs, Foie Gras and Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy (with scrambled eggs), and French Toast (dipped in an egg wash to fry). Bottomless brunch is a $10 add on for two hours. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm. 19-33 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria. 718.721.193 | Website

Crescent

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This delightful restaurant in the Dutch Kills area of LIC serves seasonal food sourced from local/regional farms. We can tell you that whenever we’ve dined there, it’s been wonderful. For brunch, enjoy a plate of tasty lemon yogurt pancakes, salmon eggs benedict, duck barley, or their fantastic burger. Crescent’s owner, Shaun Dougherty, recently told us, “We have recently expanded our bottomless selection to include our house Bloody Marys, Bloody Marias and Micheladas, as well as our existing Mimosa and Bellini options.” Sound good to us. Enjoy that for two hours, for a $20 add-on. Sunday, 11am-4pm. And remember, they still operate their complimentary round trip exclusive car service. 38-40 Crescent St, Long Island City | Website

DiWine

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Not just a chill wine bar on the residential end of 31st Avenue, DiWine also offers an extensive brunch. In addition to the usual suspects such as frittatas, eggs, and french toast, they also carry brick oven pizzas with a breakfast twist. Add $17 on to that and enjoy an unlimited supply of unlimited Bloody Marys, Bellinis, Mimosas and Screwdrivers. Plus there’s a live jazz from noon to 3pm. Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 3:30pm. 41-15 31st Avenue, Astoria. 718.777.1355 | Website

Katch Brewery

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If you’d like to catch brunch (pun intended) in a fun, social setting, you’ll enjoy yourself at Katch. Feel free to scope out a good spot that lets you watch your favorite sports game and enjoy a rich menu of indulgent brunch eats such as Chicken and Waffles, “F’ing Good French Toast,” Chilaquiles, and an unlimited supply of brunch drinks, including Bellinis, Mimosas, and Bloodys for two hours, for an $18 add-on (only available when purchasing a brunch item). Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am-4pm. 31-19 Newtown Ave, Astoria. 718.777.2230 | Website

Mojave

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When in the mood to indulge in tasty Southwestern fare, Mojave will hook you up with a delicious menu of brunch treats. Some of our favorites menu items include the savory Skirt Steak and Eggs (served sunny side up); the Crab Cake Sandwich; and the classic Huevos Rancheros. A $32.95 prix-fixe will buy you an hour and a half of bottomless drinks such as Margaritas, Sangritas, Mimosas, or Bloody Marys. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm. 22-36 31st Street, Astoria. 718.545.4100 | Website

Portalia

Image by Yelp via Amy S.Image by Yelp via Amy S.

An extensive brunch menu with an Italian spin offers diners everything from pasta, pizza, burgers, and traditional brunch dishes such as pancakes and omelettes. If you go for the unlimited cocktails option for an extra $15, you’ll have two hours to satisfy your craving for Mimosas, Champagne, Bellinis, or Bloody Marys. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm. 35-03 Broadway, Astoria. 718.545.3500 | Website

Raven’s Head

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Raven’s Head brunch offers plenty of traditional brunch options a full Irish breakfast, baked eggs, and corned beef hash. Unlimited cocktails are offered for an extra $15, which will get you 2 hours of potent cocktails such as Bloodys, Mimosas, Peach Coolers, or a Coors Light. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm. 38-04 Broadway, Astoria. 718.777.7565 | Website

Sac’s Place

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Normally we’re used to getting tasty Italian food and coal-oven pizza at Sac’s, and they’ve translated their skill with lunch, dinner, and pizza into Brunch. They offer familiar items like french toast, eggs any style, and eggs benedict, but they also have breakfast pizzas on the menu! In particular The Mexican sounds great—queso blanco, cheddar cheese, refried beans & jalapeños. Vegetarians, The Veggie sound promising—fontina cheese, sautéed artichokes, mushrooms & roasted tomatoes. The bottomless part costs a total of $29.95 (two-hour table limit) and the unlimited cocktails include Mimosas, Bellinis, Prosecco, Screwdrivers, Bloody Marys, Old-Fashioneds or Amaretto Sours). Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. 25-41 Broadway, Astoria. 718.204.5002 | Website

Tacuba Cantina Mexicana

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Super tasty Mexican food in a lighthearted atmosphere is what you’ll find at Tacuba. Brunch is a mix of cross-cultural classics—chilaquiles, Huevos Rancheros, french toast, a burger, and more. Their boozy brunch option is a $19.95 addon—for an hour and a half you get unlimited Raspados (frozen Margaritas), De La Casa Margaritas, Sangria, Mimosas, and Bloody Marys. Saturday and Sunday, noon-4pm. 35-01 36th Street, Astoria. 718.786.2727 | Website

William Hallet

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Consistently hearing praise for William Hallet’s brunch, we don’t doubt the deliciousness, what with options like house-made pastrami salmon, crab cake benedict, and a big chopped salad on the menu. If you choose to go unlimited with cocktails—Bloody Mary, Mimosa, Schaefer Cans, & Select draft beers—it’s an extra $17 with an hour limit at your table or until 4pm at the bar. Saturday and Sunday, 12-4pm. 36-10 30th Avenue, Astoria. 718.269.3443 | Website

Additional reporting by Meg Cotner

2 Comments

judith

Hey Christine,
So sorry about that. We had the photo in our library so I just grabbed it. I’ve credited you in there now. Let me know if it’s listed OK. And yes to the brunch royalties ;)!!!
Judith

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Christine

hey you guys stole my instagram for William Hallet! Is that allowed?!? You should probably pay me in unlimited brunch royalties.

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