At j’eatjet it’s more like moremosa. Photo by Dave Rosado

[Oh, how quickly the Brooklyn brunch landscape changes. We’ve updated our list for 2017 to reflect price increases, removed restaurants that closed or stopped serving brunch (boo!) and added new ones that have great bottomless brunch deals.]

Brunch: it’s that magical meal that’s somehow both over- AND underrated. It’s a great way to start a weekend or coast through a Sunday morning hangover; a meal where you can order a boozy drink and loudly proclaim “It’s five o’clock somewhere, right?” to the hearty enjoyment of nobody, because come on. Brunch can also be expensive, as apparently day drinking becomes a fancy affair once you introduce a fruit cup to the equation.

Still, there’s no need to be the Sultan of Brunei to get your boozy brunch on. Instead of buying a sixer of Milwaukee’s Best to drink alongside some dry scrambled eggs at home, class it up by heading to these 20 (!) restaurants which offer the best Brooklyn unlimited brunch drink specials.

NORTH BROOKLYN

Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway, Williamsburg)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm

This ultra-hip outpost off the Williamsburg Bridge also does live music on the nightly, and regularly has a DJ spinning at brunch. Their $34.99 bottomless special includes unlimited Bloody Marys, mimosas or greyhounds for 90 minutes, and mouthwatering entrées like pork belly benedict and an avocado toast/poached egg combination. Unfortunately, the entire table has to participate. Even though it’s a sexy event venue by night, the brunch atmosphere is open and airy, thanks to big windows up front and colorful seating.

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Doesn't have to be greasy to go well with the alcohol. via Facebook
Doesn’t have to be greasy to go well with the alcohol. Photo via Facebook

Battery Harris (64 Frost St., Williamsburg)
Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-4pm

You might find it difficult to get your Williamsburg friends to bike to the Rockaways for some sun and suds. Hell, they might not even take the B48 for Caribbean food in Crown Heights. Luckily there’s Battery Harris with West Indian-style brunch and as much of a beach vibe as you can get north of the BQE. But $35 for 90 minutes of just mimosas and an entree is a bit steep. Then, you could certainly do worse if you absolutely have to go out to brunch in WB.

Randolph Brooklyn (104 S. 4th St., Williamsburg)
Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-7pm

Ever wonder what that giant drive-in arrow on South 4th St. is pointing at? It’s Randolph, a funky restaurant and bar with a Sofia Coppola vibe and all-day brunch! Their $34 brunch special includes bottomless brunch punch, Bloody Marys, mimosas or even craft beer; but only for 90 minutes and the entire table has to participate. Order hot sauce to the table, and make every drink a janky michelada! The entrées have a southern, comfort food feel with added creative touches: their shrimp n’ grits comes with shishito peppers, and the jerk chicken po’ boy uses cilantro aioli. There’s also healthier fare, like the grain & kale bowl with asparagus and a fried egg.

Station (166 N. 7th St., Williamsburg)
10am-5pm daily

You wouldn’t expect any less from a Bedford Ave. joint at this point, but Station’s bottomless brunch will run you $41 including the entrée. That said, the selection of alcohol alone is the selling point on this Williamsburg spot: mimosas, Bloody Marys, sangria, beer and even house bottles of wine! Enjoy for up to 90 minutes. Entrées include typical brunch fare like pancakes (vegan!) and eggs, but you can also order things off the main menu like a salmon burger or seafood spaghetti. Bonus: you can do this on a weekday!

Two Door Tavern (116 N. 5th St., Williamsburg)
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-3pm

Two Doors Brooklyn offers a $15.95 prix fixe brunch special which includes one Bloody Mary, mimosa, beer, or soft drink. For just $9 more they’ll make those drinks bottomless! The menu is well-executed standard brunch fare with some twists (we melt for the red velvet pancakes). And that price can’t be beat! The digs are great, too, with wood paneling everywhere and some large tables for big brunch field trips. Best part is your more sober brunch pals don’t have to commit to the dissipation four mimosas bring about, unlike some other brunch deals where the whole table has to participate.

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After this Dar breakfast, you'll never wait until lunch for a burger again.
After this Dar breakfast, you’ll never wait until lunch for a burger again. Photo via website

Dar 525 (525 Grand St., East Williamsburg)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

This Mediterranean restaurant along the Grand Street strip is not nearly as popular as it should be. They recently opened a well-deserved second location in Greenpoint (168 Driggs Ave.), so now there are two places to seek out their mouthwatering shakshuka and open-faced omelettes. $26.95 includes any entrée and unlimited mimosa, Bloody Mary, bellini, or sangria. Drinks are limited to “the time you are dining,” though, so eat slowly!

One Stop Beer Shop (134 Kingsland Ave., Greenpoint)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

Alas, no unlimited mimosas or Bloodies here. It’s called a beer shop for a reason. For $22 you get a bunch dish from the sandwich-heavy menu and unlimited Staropramen beer. Yeah, we hadn’t heard of it either. It’s a middle-of-the-road Czech lager—good enough to drink three or four alongside a chorizo avocado sandwich. For the more traditional-minded brunch boozer, there’s a 2-for-1 mimosa deal and regular-priced Bloodies ($9).

MIDDLE BROOKLYN

Baron’s  (564 Dekalb Ave., Bed-Stuy)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-3pm

Baron’s (named for Baron de Kalb, of Dekalb Ave. fame) has a limited but delicious brunch selection. The unlimited drink special is a little less appealing than other places on our list. It’s $20 per hour plus an entree ($12-$14) for unlimited Bloodies or mimosas and you have to stick with your choice. You’ll need to drink three drinks in 60 minutes to come out ahead. But, hell, maybe the merguez and manchego omelet is worth the dizzying 5pm hangover.

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Rustik (471 Dekalb Ave., Clinton Hill)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-6pm

Halfway between Midwestern charm and Southern hospitality, Rustik lands somewhere in the middle as just a weird restaurant. Still, the unlimited special doesn’t need geography: $20 gets you a bottomless Bloody Mary, screwdriver, mimosa or bellini. You’ll have to buy an entree, but just as well since their eclectic dishes, including chicken-n-waffles, quiche, french toast, eggs Benedict, etcetera are all worth it. While it isn’t necessarily the place for a hot date, it’s a nice spot to nurse last night’s debauchery with a little hair of the dog.

Belli Osteria (860 Fulton St., Clinton Hill)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

Frankly, we’re amazed that this spot has survived the real estate roulette that is Fulton St., especially in Clinton Hill. But here we are, a $23.95 bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys and largely ambiance-devoid brunch. It’s pretty cheap, so just consider that you’re not paying for the decor. The meal even includes a coffee along with all your alcoholic beverages, just like the Four Loko days of yore. 90 minutes only, so chug. And enjoy huevos rancheros, organic polenta, eggs Norwegian and other typical breakfast dishes.

Verde on Smith (216 Smith St., Cobble Hill)
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am-4pm (unlimited drinks until 3pm only)

We’re ashamed to admit that Verde on Smith has had an unlimited brunch drink special for years and we’ve only just found out about it. In our defense they barely advertise, which is crazy because it’s one hell of a deal. Just $19.95 for two hours of unlimited mimosas, Bloodies, and bellinis. The food’s not going to win any awards for originality, but we’re just happy there’s a decent brunch deal still left on Smith these days.

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piquant brunch
Not only do you get all this at Piquant, but for just ten bucks you get all the booze you can handle. Photo via Facebook

Piquant (259 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Heights)
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-3:30pm

This humongous Prospect Heights eatery offers a prix fixe brunch menu that starts at $15 and includes a coffee or tea. In and of itself, that’s not much of a deal, but for $10 more, you’ll get yourself a bottomless mimosa or Bloody Mary for 90 minutes. (Last year it used to be two full hours, but Brooklyn.) Pro tips: 1. Order the Border Benedict, which is 2 poached eggs on top of a corn sope with a little kick from some chorizo and chipotle hollandaise sauce. 2. You’ll want to come early and be ready to wave your napkin over your head like a rally towel to get your servers’ attention to top you off, as it can get busy, and consequently hard to get a refill. Time is money, and also is booze.

Giovanni’s Brooklyn Eats (1657 8th Ave., Park Slope)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

The old-world Italian feel at this place extends to the price point: Giovanni’s bottomless brunch is only $18.95, and includes not one but two courses! The antipasti include soups, small bites and salads, and the main (secondi) has a stunning variety of breakfast twists you won’t find on just any old menu: baked eggs on polenta, baked eggplant parmesan with fried egg, egg paninis. Gluten-free options available.

Miti Miti (138 5th Ave., Park Slope)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

Brokelyn Cocktail Book alumna Miti Miti has got a tiered unlimited drink special: Regular old Boozy Brunch is just $15 for 90 minutes of unlimited mimosas, Bloodies, or beer. VIPs—and aren’t we all VIPs at brunch?—pay $20 for mimosas, Bloodies, beer, sangria, frozen margarita or sangria. Take our advice and go with the fro-mars; the tasty brunch tacos will mitigate any brain freeze.

SOUTH BROOKLYN

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Holy house-made tortillas and the most perfectly-cooked eggs you ever saw, Batman.  via Facebook
Holy house-made tortillas and the most perfectly-cooked eggs you ever saw, Batman. Photo via Facebook

j’eatjet? (685 5th Ave., South Slope)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

Make sure to keep an eye out for this blink-and-you’ll-miss it gastropub in South Slope; you’ll be glad you did. $11 on top of your food’s price will get you two hours of endless mimosas. Their outdoor seating in the back has some picnic tables where you can drink the afternoon away, while you and your friends laugh at all the incorrect ways you think the name of the joint’s pronounced. Have the fried chicken and waffles, whose deliciousness can’t be captured in a photo: perfectly crispy chicken, perfectly buttery waffles, and it’s all topped with sausage gravy, served with a little cup of syrup on the side.

Le P’tit Paris Bistro (256 Prospect Park West, South Slope)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4:30pm

There’s something comforting about generic French bistros in Brooklyn. They are ever increasing in number and dwindling in originality, but the food remains a strong selling point for brunch. I mean, come on: hollandaise, anyone? $17.99 at the very cute Le P’tit gets you unlimited mimosa, bellini, sangria or house wine in a relaxed, well-lit joint. Fare is just what you’d expect from a French spot: egg omelettes, goat cheese croquettes and salade niçoise all the way.

Maria’s Bistro Mexicano (886 5th Ave., Sunset Park)
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm

Just a bit south of j’eatjet? and nestled between Sunset Park itself and Green-Wood Cemetery, this cozy spot serves up Mexican brunch fare and includes bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys with every menu item for an hour (so drink quickly), most of which are $13.95. Since the place isn’t huge, it’s a great place to make sure your server isn’t too far away when you’ve gone dry. Once you’re sufficiently fed and inebriated, head to nearby Sunset Park and take in the great view of Manhattan.

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the kettle black brunch
Get the breakfast skillet at the Kettle Black and you’ll have plenty of food to sop up the booze. via Facebook

Kettle Black (8622 3rd Ave., Bay Ridge)
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 11:30am-3pm

This neighborhood staple has been around for a long time, so if you wanted to stop in and eat with some native South Brooklynites, Kettle Black will do you right. Their brunch special is a $10 addition to menu items (around $15 each) for all the mimosas, Bloody Marys, or all the domestic draught beer you can handle in 60 minutes. Fun, no-frills food like flapjacks and a country skillet will harken you back to diner days of yore! But seriously, have the breakfast skillet. It comes with home fries, chili, scrambled eggs, cheese and sour cream. You’ll need all that delicious grease to help soak up the extra alcohol. No bottomless seatings after 2pm, though, so get there before then in order to keep drinking.

Greenhouse Café (7177 3rd Ave., Bay Ridge)
Sundays, 11am-3pm

If you find yourself in Bay Ridge on a Sunday and you think to yourself, “I would like to get drunk in a suburban hotel’s ballroom,” then Greenhouse Café is the place for you. For $26, you get your unlimited beverage (Bloody Mary, mimosa, screwdriver, straight champagne or a motherfruggin’ piña colada), then an appetizer, an entrée and a dessert! Fare options include all kinds of tasty permutations of meat, eggs and dough. Forewarning: not so vegetarian-friendly. This restaurant/bar is very welcoming to heavy drinkers, though — they offer a 12-hour “happy day” drink specials Monday-Thursday.

Additional reporting by Conal Darcy and Sam Corbin.

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