Check out Luxury Attaché’s Top 5 Power Breakfast spots perfect for New York’s busy bees and early birds.
1 The Regency Bar & Grill
It all started here in 1975 when the Tisch family coined the term, “Power Breakfast” at the Loews Regency Hotel. Ever since then the who’s who of New York have come to do business over breakfast at the upper east side spot. Partners Chef Dan Silverman and Sant Ambroeus Hospitality Group run a tight ship and serve classics like the Eggs Florentine and Buttermilk Pancakes.
Loews Regency Hotel 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street
2 Café Boulud
Another upper east side power breakfast staple comes in the form of Café Boulud, one of a handful of successful Bouludian restaurants around the city. What makes this one perfect for the movers and shakers of New York City is the combination of a Michelin starred chef and location inside the posh Surrey Hotel. Boulud’s dishes are founded in French cuisine and made from seasonal ingredients; try the Maine Peekytoe Crab Benedict or Wild Mushroom Quiche.
The Surrey Hotel 20 East 76th Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues
3 The Mark by Jean-Georges
The Mark by Jean-Georges is a melting pot for the professional scene; any day of the week find the restaurant overflowing with businessmen and women making the New York world turn. Other establishments in the restaurateur's empire cater to the early birds, but The Mark’s Basket of Morning Pastries and Norwegian Smoked Salmon are not to be missed.
The Mark Hotel 25 East 77th Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues
4 Joseph Leonard
Little Wisco, the group behind popular eateries like Perla, Chez Sardine and Montmartre also stands behind this West Village spot. Hustling and bustling, Joseph Leonard is perfect for New Yorkers looking to make the morning meal a productive one. Light on corporate vibes and heavy on mouth watering menu options, this cozy spot is a great for guests with a to-do list. Go with the Egg Sandwich or Avocado Toast.
170 Waverly Place near Grove Street
5 The Breslin
The Ace Hotel is host to the corporate and creative scene alike at this Gramercy/Flatiron spot. The Breslin is the result of the combined creative forces of the folks behind The Spotted Pig, April Bloomfield and partner, Ken Friedman. Bloomfield and Friedman offer guests a more modern take on a gastropub, serving dishes like Chargrilled Skirt Steak with Fried Eggs and Cotechino with Spiced Baked Beans.
Ace Hotel 16 West 29th Street, between Broadway and 5th Avenue