Kick Off 2018 With Brunch

Long Islanders love brunch—it’s often the most anticipated meal of the week after all. Several Long Island restaurants are making sure to start 2018 on the right foot by serving it on New Year’s Day. Dig into brunch favorites at any of these popular spots.

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Fox Hollow Inn, Woodbury



Turn your New Year’s festivities into a staycation by booking a room at Fox Hollow Inn. Filled with luxury suites that have spa showers and a large vanity area, it is the perfect place to get ready for an evening of cocktails, dinner and live music. Not to mention, the complimentary breakfast in the morning is the ideal way to kick-start 2018. Phone: 516-224-8100 | Address: 7755 Jericho Tpke Click to go

Maxwell’s, Islip



The American bar and grill, adorned with cushioned booths and cheery blue walls, is ideal for the crowd that may have stayed out too late. The à la carte menu will be available from 11am to 2pm. Think: breakfast burgers or avocado and pesto pita bread. Unlimited mimosas can also be added for $15. Note: there is a two hour limit. Phone: 631-210-0011 | Address: 501 Main St Click to go

Post Office Cafe, Babylon

Set in the charming village of Babylon, Post Office Cafe is offering a New Year’s Day brunch stacked with comfort fare. Available from 11:30am to 3pm, visitors can kick off the New Year with stuffed French toast, hangover potatoes with chili, cheddar, fried eggs and crispy bacon or a delectable grilled chicken club. Phone: 631-669-9224 | Address: 130 Montauk Hwy Click to go

Library Cafe, Farmingdale



Offered from 11am to 2pm, the menu at this casual spot features an à la carte menu with brunch necessities. Prepare for breakfast burgers and French toast. For those determined to start their diets, order a breakfast quesadilla with scrambled eggs, Swiss cheese and pico de gallo. Phone: 516-752-7678 | Address: 274 Main St Click to go

Mirabelle Tavern, Stony Brook

Warm and charming, Mirabelle Tavern is the perfect spot for the nice-jeans-and-a-buttondown crowd looking for a relaxing meal. The place just screams comfort—especially with the stone fireplace in the center of the dining room. Brunch favorites don’t fall short and include unlimited champagne and mimosas, omelets made-to-order, a smoked salmon display with bagels and cream cheese and steamed snow crab claws. There will even be a chef’s dessert table with a cascading chocolate fountain, homemade pie and pastries and a kid’s ice cream bar. Phone: 631- 751-0555 | Address: 150 Main St Click to go

Garden City Hotel, Garden City

Ring in 2018 with a New Year’s Day brunch served in The Polo Lounge and The Polo Steakhouse. Seatings are at 11:00am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 2:30pm. Guests can look forward to all their Sunday brunch favorites like made-to-order omelets, carved meats, a raw bar, sushi, pasta, cheese platters and pastries. Phone: 516-747-3000 | Address: 45 7th St Click to go