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  • 1. Temptations Café

    In the mood for a family-style breakfast spread in Nyack? Make a beeline for Temptations Café, where homestyle eats abound. As far as French toast goes, the eatery bakes its brioche in a cinnamon egg custard, then blankets it with whipped goat cheese and mixed berry compote. Dig Your Fork Into...
  • 2. Fiddlestix Café

    Make a beeline here for breakfast or lunch in a casual, hometown-style eatery. Breakfast quesadillas, create-your-own omelets, house-recipe Belgian-style waffles, wraps, paninis, and grilled sandwiches are all on the menu.
  • 3. Hudson Hil’s Café

    When it comes to breakfast in Cold Spring, Hudson Hil’s is an absolute dream. Not only does the café sources a bulk of its ingredients from Hudson Valley farms, but it then turns those ingredients into highly addictive eggs Benedict and quiches. Our pick, however, is easily the chocolate babka French toast. Dig Your Fork Read more...
  • 4. Texas de Brazil

  • 5. Royal Crepes

    The menu by Chef Kris Jani and owner Drilon Jakupaj has all manner of sweet and savory crepes, roll-ups, and fold-overs, but the ones from Jakupaj’s native Balkan region stand out. Supplement your brunch with a Turkish coffee or a tear of doughy and cheesy Balkan burek from your partner’s plate while you’re at it.
  • 6. Beacon Bread Company

    7. Lilly’s

    A super-cute spot for cocktails and bites, Lilly's is also a delight for brunch on the weekends in White Plains. When it's nice out, the outdoor patio space is the place to be. Photo by Sabrina Sucato
  • 8. Countryside Kitchen

    You’ve never seen a pancake quite like the “Holy Cannoli Pancake,” a footlong creation rolled burrito-style with a chocolate chip cannoli interior. Enormous pancakes are a specialty at this Putnam County breakfast spot, with choices ranging from coconut, fruit (strawberry, blueberry, raspberry), M&M, even a birthday pancake with buttercream frosting and a candle.   Get Read more...

    9. Red Line Diner

    A go-to diner in Dutchess County, Red Line does it right with an expansive menu that satisfies anyone, any time of day. We love the sandwiches, the French toast, and the sky-high slices of cake in particular. Photo by Sabrina Sucato
  • 10. Donjito

  • 11. Hopewell Hot Bagels

    Our Readers’ Pick for Best Bagels in our 2018 Best of Hudson Valley Awards, Hopewell Hot Bagels is a must-visit for all Hudson Valleyites. Get the super onion bagel with jalapeno cream cheese and lox if you want a spicy start to the morning or go for the always reliable salt bagel and cream cheese Read more...

    12. The Poughkeepsie Grind

    Located on Main Street in Poughkeepsie, The Poughkeepsie Grind does wonders for coffee lovers in Dutchess County. Of course, the true showstoppers are the signature waffles, which come sweet, savory, or one-of-a-kind, thanks to the rotating specials like Fruity Pebbles and red velvet cake. Photo by Sabrina Sucato
    This recent addition to Red Hook operates out of the former Neko’s Pharmacy storefront, focusing on small pastries, cookies, breakfast sandwiches, as well as pies and quiche. Specialty cakes and seasonal treats are also available for order. Photo by Sabrina Sucato
  • 14. Meltaway Bakery

    Family-owned bakery, specializing in pastries.
  • Catskill Mountain Country Store satisfies those savory brunch cravings with its riff on a classic Monte Cristo. Using rustic bread as a base, the eatery amps it up with grilled ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese. Every order comes with seasonal fruit, and diners can swap to gluten-free bread for an additional charge. Dig Your Fork Read more...
  • 16. The Maker

    At the decadently decorated new hotel from Fresh beauty brand co-founders Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg, Executive Chef Michael Poiarkoff oversees three dining spaces. Grab a pastry and cappuccino at the European coffeehouse-inspired Café; Quaff cocktails with bar bites in the Gatsby-esque Lounge; or dine on elegant, locally sourced New American cuisine at the Restaurant, Read more...
  • Catskill Mountain Country Store satisfies those savory brunch cravings with its riff on a classic Monte Cristo. Using rustic bread as a base, the eatery amps it up with grilled ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese. Every order comes with seasonal fruit, and diners can swap to gluten-free bread for an additional charge.
  • 18. Bartlett House

    Expertly executed baked goods — breads, tarts, cookies, and pastries — anchor the menu at this bakery/café housed in the historic Bartlett House. Along with sandwiches (hot chicken on pan de mie, smoked ham and Gruyère on baguette) and a curated menu of other dishes, the café offers Sightglass Coffee and a new milkshakes menu, Read more...