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NYC’s Best Bridal Shower Brunches

April 25, 2017 - by Chelsey Grasso
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Planning a bridal shower in NYC? If so, then you’ll want to check out our list of top bridal shower brunch spots in the city. From an elegant teahouse to a remarkable view of Central Park, these five restaurants cover all sorts of ground. Take your pick!

Best of NYC Bridal Shower Brunches: Ed’s Chowder House (Upper West Side)

Host your bridal shower brunch within the historic Empire Hotel on the Upper West Side at Ed’s Chowder House, where you can choose between different menu packages, build a custom menu, or enjoy a brunch buffet. Menu items can include Double Cut Brioche French Toast served with raspberries, almonds, and vanilla mascarpone; Vegetable Frittata; Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes; Ed’s Benedict (poached eggs, spinach, prosciutto); Croque Monsieur, and Crispy Fried Clams. The Empire Hotel, 44 W. 63rd St., 212-956-1288,

Best of NYC Bridal Shower Brunches: Tavern on the Green (Upper West Side)

Tavern on the Green is one of New York City’s most iconic restaurants. Bordering Central Park, it's a perfect place to host your bridal shower brunch. The weekend brunch menu includes a Homemade Pastry Basket, Chunky Avocado Toast, Smoked Salmon Soft Scrambled Eggs, Biscuit & Sausage Gravy, Potato Pancakes with Sour Cream and Apple Sauce. As for the décor? It’s uniquely charming in a way that only a New York City landmark restaurant could be. You can also schedule a private event via their seasoned events team. 67th Street & Central Park W., 212-877-8684,

Best of NYC Bridal Shower Brunches: The Palm Court (Midtown West)

Hosting an event at The Palm Court guarantees an experience that you won’t ever forget. The American menu embraces New York classics while adding in a modern spin with entrees that include Salmon Eggs Benedict, Gruyere Omelet, Crab and Avocado Frittata, and Scrambled Shakshuka. Semi private areas in the restaurant can hold smaller groups of up to 20 in more intimate spaces, or the entire venue can be purchased for a 100-seat gathering. 768 Fifth Ave., 212-546-5300,

Best of NYC Bridal Shower Brunches: Prince Tea House (Queens)

If you want to find one of New York City’s most elegant tea houses, you’ll have to head out of Manhattan and over into Queens where Prince Tea House serves up Potted-Milk Foam Tea, Homemade Strawberry Sauce Waffles, and Mix Fruit Mille Crepes. A beautiful tea house with delicate eats, tufted purple seating, and rows of hanging chandeliers that sparkle in the sun…what could be better for a bridal shower brunch? As far as we’re concerned, not much. 36-39 Prince St., 917-285-2523

Best of NYC Bridal Shower Brunches: Sotto 13 (West Village)

Headed by chef Patricia Vega, Sotto 13 offers an intimate dining area with some of the best wood-fired cooking and fresh pasta in the entire city. Group dining is available for brunch with menu items ranging from Chicken Meat Pie and Artichoke & Potato Salad to Wood-Fired Monte Cristo Pizza (smoked gouda, Canadian bacon, grilled pineapple, and black pepper syrup) and Butcher’s Scramble (soft scrambled eggs, Bolognese sauce, and parmigiana-reggiano). The DIY Prosecco Bar is another popular brunch item that’s available for showers. 140 W. 13th St., 212-647-1001,

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