Canadian bacon, Florentine, crab cakes, smoked salmon. No matter how you top it, throw well-poached eggs on some variation of an English muffin with creamy Hollandaise and we’re in Benedict heaven. It’s National Eggs Benedict Day so we’ve compiled a list of our top Bennys in New York City. Eat your heart out!
Emily’s beau savored the fresh smoked salmon Benedict at Lafayette in NoHo, which was served on a brioche bun. The accompanying toast was perfect to soak up the remaining yolk and rich sauce choron. 380 Lafayette Street (NoHo), New York, NY.
The Smith serves up Bennys with a twist throughout their various locations in Manhattan. We loved the classic, prime rib, and fried country steak varieties. Numerous locations.
What’s not to love about Jane eggs Benedict topped with crab and crawfish cakes and a buttery tarragon Hollandaise? This $19 brunch entree is worth its fancy pants price, and leaves you with a very full stomach. 100 West Houston St., (West Village), New York, NY
Whilst sipping rose with your girlfriends at Beauty & Essex brunch, the mini Bennys can’t be missed. These bite-sized Bennys consist of Serrano ham and a perfectly poach mini-egg atop a small English muffin with beautifully balanced Bearnaise. 146 Essex St. (Lower East Side), New York, NY.
The eggs Benedict at Bubby’s are classic and well executed. Don’t expect any surprises with this straight-forward dish, but it will surely hit the spot. As an added bonus, you can nibble on Bubby’s award-winning pancakes while you’re there. 120 Hudson St. (TriBeCa), New York, NY.
Saxon & Parole
We love Saxon & Parole’s twist on the classic Benny; they replace the standard English muffin with a potato Parmesan cake and top the dish with a citrus yuzu Hollandaise. Yum! 316 Bowery, (NoHo), New York, NY
Little Owl’s poached organic eggs served on Fontina biscuits, sausage, greens and hollandaise give every NYC eggs benny a run for their money. This dish, and the others Emily sampled, were so flavorful and delicious that she rated her brunch a rare A+. 90 Bedford Street, (West Village), New York, NY