Being a New Yorker sometimes means having to visit one of the best museums, chasing your dreams, and enjoying the company of different people from around the globe. The truth is, being a New Yorker also means going out early enough to catch the bus and beat traffic, and this makes skipping breakfast – the most important meal of the day, seem usual.
Breakfast is the most skipped meal, and one of the reasons for this is not being unable to find the right restaurants that’ll satisfy your morning cravings and keep you in the right mood and energy to go on with the rest of your day.
Well, if you live in Chelsea, you’re in luck. There are a couple of restaurants that open early enough for you to grab breakfast and go on with the rest of your day, early enough to get every activity on your to-do list done.
Best Breakfast Spots in Chelsea NYC
Here are some of the most amazing restaurants to have the best breakfast in Chelsea, NYC;
If you enjoy eating from a restaurant with a unique and fun menu, the cookshop is just where you should be. They serve delicious meals for breakfast and brunch, leaving you with a satisfied stomach and a broad smile on pinned to your face. All meals served are fresh, and their pancakes are worth every penny spent.
Try out their Bloody Mary’s and see why a lot of people enjoy going to the cookshop for a satisfying meal. Its location is also perfect, and you’d get to enjoy the beautiful sight of West Chelsea.
2. The Greydog
Nice coffee, delicious sandwiches, and tasty eggs – the Greydog is just everything you need to have a nice breakfast. Give your taste buds a taste of pure delight with their freshly made egg sandwiches. You indeed get to wait for a little before you get to place your orders, that’s because a lot of New Yorkers are trying to get a delicious breakfast from The Greydog too, not to worry, their services are real quick, and you’d be placing your orders at the counter in no time.
3. Johnny’s Luncheonette
Grabbing breakfast in a nice restaurant with a friendly atmosphere is just as important as how good their meal tastes. Enjoying breakfast at Johnny’s Luncheonette is a great way to satisfy your morning cravings and a good way to clear your head. Grab yourself a plate of banana pancakes to enjoy your breakfast experience at Johnny’s Luncheonette. You also get your meal served to you as quickly as possible. Although Johnny’s Luncheonette is a small restaurant and can only accommodate a few customers, they still have one of the best customer services and serve tasty dishes.
4. The Donut Pub
Have one of the sweetest donuts for breakfast from the Donut Pub. You get to enjoy your money’s worth, as all donuts are fairly priced. They have nice staff, friendly enough to recommend donuts you could try out, just in case you’re confused or new to the restaurant. It’s a never-ending journey of sweetness at The Donut Pub.
5. Krish Bakery and Kitchen
Krish bakery and kitchen is a haven for breakfast. You get to select whatever meal is best served as breakfast here. It is both a restaurant and a bakery, so you get to enjoy fresh and delicious pieces of bread and pastries. They also serve French Toasts that are worth dying for and would you keep you coming for more. Krish Bakery and Kitchen is also a nice restaurant to enjoy breakfast with your kids – they deserve a delicious breakfast treat too.
6. Harlem Shake
If you’re trying to have a delicious burger for breakfast, Harlem Shake is just the right place to be. You get to choose between Harlem’s classic, Hot Mess, Veggie Burger and, Harlem jerk – all with a different recipe for variety and people with special diet restrictions. Beyond its delicious and tasty burger, Harlem Shake is a neat and friendly place to eat with great customer service, and delicious shakes to go with whatever order you’re placing.
7. Foragers Table
Foragers Table restaurant is famously known for its delicious pancakes, which come in different flavors with amazing recipes. All ingredients are gotten, fresh from its market, and you don’t have to worry about stale food. Their farm-to-table services make your breakfast fresh and mouth-watering at the same time. Enjoy fluffy pancakes anytime for breakfast or brunch at the Foragers Table.
At Friedman’s, you get to enjoy tasty American dishes for breakfast. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, avocado toast, and many more delicious meals to keep you going for the rest of your day. Customer service is also top-notch – you get to meet several staff that are friendly with quick responses to your orders or complaints. You also get to make reservations and never be disappointed.
A pleasant atmosphere makes having breakfast blissful, and The Cafeteria restaurant has just that. Great music collection, beautiful interiors and, a mouth-watering recipe – all you need to have a splendid breakfast experience. I’d recommend their Croissant French Toast for first-timers, it is just enough to convince you to visit The Cafeteria more often.
10. Spoon & tbsp
Grabbing breakfast or brunch at one of the finest restaurants in Chelsea should be on your bucket list, and the Spoon & tbsp is just one of the best ways to get it done. At the Spoon & tbsp restaurant, they serve delicious food and pastries with Stumptown Coffee, frequently refilled before you get to the bottom of your cup.
11. Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company
For a fairly priced and tasty breakfast, the Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company is just the right restaurant for you. They serve meals for everyone, especially people on a special diet. With a variety of cream cheeses and drinks, you’d get to change taste every morning without eating the same old boring meal for breakfast. You also get to have one of the most delicious bagels in New York for breakfast.
12. Sullivan Street Bakery
Enjoy crackly-crusted loaves of bread and a couple of other delicious meals at the Sullivan Street Bakery. They’re indeed famous for their delicious bread, but they also make tasty paninis with eggs, croissants, salad, and a couple of their mind-blowing Italian pastries. Their bakery at Sullivan street allows you to sit awhile and enjoy your meal comfortably.
13. Absolute Bagels
Absolute Bagels is a home for heavenly made bagels – crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside with a variety of delicious fillings to choose from. You also get to have your breakfast on-the-go, making it possible to get back to business as quickly as possible. Always remember they accept cash only, and there is usually a long line, but it is always worth the wait.
Experience the beauty of the French Cuisine at Montmarte, located at the heart of Chelsea. They have an outdoor sitting area for you to enjoy the beautiful weather and enjoy their famous burger at the same time. Great customer service with staff that is familiar with the menu and willing to help you choose the best cocktail for your meal. You’re sure going to get your money’s worth at this French bistro.
15. The Lobster Club
Care for some Japanese made breakfast? The Lobster Club located Midtown, in the Seagram building is your best bet. It is a nice place to hang out and grab breakfast if you’re not in a rush to be somewhere, with bright and attractive seats, colored pink and green. They have friendly servers that’ll always be at your service whenever. Lobster dumplings, wagyu, sushi and, spicy toro roll are just a few meals that’ll convince you to come back for more.
Trying to find the right restaurant to have breakfast as a vegetarian could be difficult sometimes, making it almost impossible to explore a variety of meals. Well, you’re in luck – the abcV restaurant has one of the best vegetarian menus in New York. You get to choose from their diverse menu, with sections like Grains & Legumes, Warm & Sustaining, Brunch bowls and, Vegetables. Enjoy gluten-free pancakes with smoothies, scrambled eggs, and a lot more at abcV.
At the Coppelia diner, you get to grab a very cheap meal for breakfast. One of the many reasons for liking this diner is because it is open 24 hours, allowing you to grab breakfast as early as possible. Enjoy the delicious taste of Latin, Cuban, and Central American Cuisine with a couple of friends for a better experience.
The Davelle restaurant is what we like to refer to as small but mighty. It is small in size with three small tables and about eight seats at a bar, but the size of this restaurant is nothing compared to the taste of their meals and customer service. At Davelle, you enjoy great music, a friendly atmosphere and, delicious Japanese spaghetti. They also have ten wine options, all-natural. For a restaurant this small with a few staff, they sure have a variety of tasty meals and good customer service.
Enjoy a mixture of American and Japanese cuisine at this amazing restaurant located at the Upper Eastside. Meals served here are relatively expensive due to its location, but they are also worth every penny spent – you’d never have to worry about quality. They also have menus for people on a special diet, making it a restaurant for everyone.
For delicious coffee and an amazing omelet for breakfast, Gabriel Stulman created this aesthetically pleasing restaurant for you. Resembling a typical living room, you’d definitely feel at home while enjoying breakfast. Fairfax is also great for wine at night, their menus are flexible, making it possible to grab a meal at any time of the day.
Best Coffee Spots in Chelsea NYC
If you’re not one to have just coffee to jump-start you for the rest of your morning till you’re free enough to grab brunch or lunch, there a couple of coffee shops in Chelsea that you could visit. Here are our top five favorite coffee spots in Chelsea;
1. Intelligentsia Coffee
Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee outdoors and enjoy the weather right outside the High Line Hotel. You could also bring your dog along with you; it is a dog-friendly environment. For a variety of perfectly blended and tasty coffee, Intelligentsia is just where you should be.
2. Citizens of Chelsea
the interiors of The Citizen of Chelsea are attractive and quite fancy, the sight of pretty plants also helps beautify and brighten this place up, it is a beautiful sight to behold. They also have great customer service with delicious hot chocolate to go. There are so many reasons to visit the Citizens of Chelsea, with the interiors and coffee taste being our best reasons why.
3. St Kilda Coffee
The warm greetings from the staff at St. Kilda Coffee is just what you need to cheer you up if you’ve been having a rough day. They serve nice coffee with a beautiful menu for pastries too. Although the St. Kilda Coffee shop is small and new, their recipes and services are impressive.
4. Yanni’s Coffee
Yanni’s coffee is a perfect spot for having a nice coffee while you try to finish up work on your laptop or just sit to relax before getting back to the outside world. Their cold brew is a must-try – it is a pretty good way to keep you coming back for more.
5. Old Country Coffee
Great coffee menu and amazing pastries to go along with them. The only issue you’d have at the Old Country Coffee is the number of people you’re most likely to meet in this coffee shop, trying to get a taste of their tasty coffee. Their customer service is great, and they’re always active, controlling the crowd.
Whether you’re trying to have toast, pastries, or just a cup of coffee for breakfast, there’s always a place for you in Chelsea NYC. Enjoy the delight of having a wonderful breakfast at any of these restaurants for an unforgettable experience in Manhattan.