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17 Excellent All-Day Restaurants in NYC

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks — all under one roof

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Restaurants trying to make it in New York City’s hyper-competitive dining landscape have embraced a new survival tactic: giving the people what they want, any time they want it. All-day restaurants with serious talent behind them have started sweeping the city, appealing to ever-changing schedules and whims. They’re morning coffee stops, evening takeout counters, and intimate date-night destinations at once. Here’s a list of restaurants in the city doing it all — and doing it well — from sunup to well past sundown.

Note: This list is arranged geographically south through the Bronx and Manhattan and north through Brooklyn and Queens.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Mon Amour Coffee & Wine

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This pretty, airy Bronx coffee shop makes for a welcome break whether it’s for a caffeine fix or a glass of wine after work. But the food menu is also worthwhile, especially the flatbreads and a decadent chicken panino.

Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
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Moss Café

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Moss delivers Stumptown coffee, alcohol, and food focused on local, sustainable ingredients, from all-day options like open-faced biscuit and eggs to dinner-only highlights like the fish tacos stuffed with fried hake. Many substitutions are available for dietary restrictions.

Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe

A veteran of French haute cuisine, chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has reinvented himself several times over, most recently with the opening of the vegetarian/vegan AbcV in Flatiron, which includes for the first time in his career a takeout counter. The hip cafe continues ABC Kitchen’s tradition of unpretentious preparations of seasonal produce, like slow-roasted beets tossed with mustard and pickles. The menu pleases nearly all palates — the dishes really are satisfying to even meat lovers — with food appropriate for a quick snack or worth lingering over at a sit-down dinner in the very white space.

Daily Provisions

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Danny Meyer has once again read the tea leaves of New York dining in Daily Provisions, his Gramercy bakery and restaurant. Light bites and sandwiches transition to dinner service that’s extremely takeout-friendly, including a superb rotisserie chicken and meaty lasagna. If there’s one thing to get, though, it’s the beloved cruller, though beware it sells out quite early in the day.

A cruller being made at Daily Provisions Photo by Daniel Krieger

A Brazilian coffee shop that’s so much more, O Cafe has for almost two decades provided the West Village with fair trade coffee, natural wines, and elegant dishes for daytime recuperation, including frittatas and a cheese bun made with yuca. There’s an additional location operated within the New School.

O Cafe
O Cafe
O Cafe

Fairfax

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The cozy wine bar/restaurant from West Village culinary wizards Gabe and Gina Stulman (Fedora, Joseph Leonard) replaces the higher-end Perla. As with the Stulmans’ other joints, Fairfax ingeniously suits the neighborhood’s tastes with dishes that are familiar yet interesting, like a gravlax platter paired with challah chips or, at lunch and dinner, smoked trout served alongside blood orange.

Fairfax
Fairfax
Fairfax
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The gourmet yet casual Mexican eatery, from the team behind Cosme, became immediately beloved after opening in 2017 for its approachable, sophisticated takes on Mexican classics. A number of options here appeal to health-conscious customers, from chilaquiles adorned with toasted flaxseeds to guacamole with radishes for dipping.

A piece of toasted thickly heaped with colorful cherry tomatoes cut in half, onions, and avocado.
Atla
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De Maria

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This stunner of a restaurant from chef Camille Becerra and co-owner Grace Lee — who very much encourage a lady-friendly space — is where fashion types flock to munch on grain bowls, egg sandwiches, and more hearty nighttime options like pork chop and hangar steak. Go to feel very, very cool.

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Russ & Daughters Cafe

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The sit-down outpost of the century-old Lower East Side Jewish seafood proprietor stays close to home literally and figuratively. Just a few blocks away from the original store, customers can indulge in the same products recontextualized, like heaping platters of smoked fish. Or enjoy entirely new creations such as beautifully light knishes, lamb shakshuka, and a dangerously smooth gin martini with a touch of absinthe.

A wooden board covered in smoked fish, cream cheese, and pickled vegetables Photo by Daniel Krieger

East One Coffee Roasters

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The house-roasted joe at East One is only part of the reason to stay in the Carroll Gardens hangout. Another is its kitchen is busy cooking up satisfying brunch items like a generous duck leg hash and all-day options including succulent octopus.

East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters

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This brick-lined pub in a large former carriage house is so inviting that regulars seem to never want to leave. It’s hard to blame them, given the exceptional beer list and bar food that is much better than it needs to be, including garlicky deviled eggs and biscuits with hot honey. It hosts frequently raucous parties on the weekend.

SISTERS

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Sisters has become a Clinton Hill go-to for its beautifully designed, sunlit space, top-notch coffee and cocktails, plus dishes that could put some more traditional American restaurants in Brooklyn to shame. The veggie burger, slathered in smoked mozzarella, is a surprising highlight. The back room is ideal for parties.

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Marlow & Sons

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This American eatery under the Williamsburg Bridge helped make the neighborhood a dining destination. It’s still improving on its formula with a constantly changing menu from day to night, but the chicken liver pate and brick chicken are regular stars.

Marlow & Sons
Marlow & Sons
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Sugarburg

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This homey space is a welcome reprieve on a busy corner of Williamsburg. Locals and visitors tuck into its booths and bar seats for coffee and an impressive beer list as well as Cajun-inspired bites like a fried chicken po boy and poutine reimagined with heavily seasoned fries.

Sugarburg
Sugarburg
Sugarburg

Five Leaves

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Situated in a popular, Williamsburg-adjacent part of Greenpoint, Five Leaves has been satiating the hippest New Yorkers for a decade. The compact restaurant makes stellar American fare whether at brunch or dinner, which features a crispy black rice that can and should be adorned with luxurious glazed duck. A coffee pickup window keeps G train commuters moving slightly more quickly.

Five Leaves
Five Leaves
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The aggressively hip atmosphere of Norman, a bakery/cocktail bar/restaurant from Scandinavian chefs Claus Meyer and Fredrik Berselius set inside a design space, takes getting used to. But after approaching one of the highly capable servers, it starts to make a lot of sense. The kitchen turns out ambitious takes on comforting classics, including a savory porridge and housemade crusty bread with impossibly fluffy clarified butter. The bar has a surprisingly reasonable happy hour featuring standout wines.

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Norman
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Sanfords

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Astoria’s best-kept secret is a contemporary version of a diner, with dependable American staples and a handsome bar with a giant whiskey selection. Get there before 7 p.m. for $1 dollar Blue Point oysters and select $6 dollar libations.

Sanfords
Sanfords
Sanfords

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Mon Amour Coffee & Wine

Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
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This pretty, airy Bronx coffee shop makes for a welcome break whether it’s for a caffeine fix or a glass of wine after work. But the food menu is also worthwhile, especially the flatbreads and a decadent chicken panino.

Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
Mon Amour Coffee & Wine
Mon Amour Coffee & Wine/Facebook

Moss Café

Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe

Moss delivers Stumptown coffee, alcohol, and food focused on local, sustainable ingredients, from all-day options like open-faced biscuit and eggs to dinner-only highlights like the fish tacos stuffed with fried hake. Many substitutions are available for dietary restrictions.

Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe
Moss Cafe

AbcV

A veteran of French haute cuisine, chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has reinvented himself several times over, most recently with the opening of the vegetarian/vegan AbcV in Flatiron, which includes for the first time in his career a takeout counter. The hip cafe continues ABC Kitchen’s tradition of unpretentious preparations of seasonal produce, like slow-roasted beets tossed with mustard and pickles. The menu pleases nearly all palates — the dishes really are satisfying to even meat lovers — with food appropriate for a quick snack or worth lingering over at a sit-down dinner in the very white space.

Daily Provisions

A cruller being made at Daily Provisions Photo by Daniel Krieger

Danny Meyer has once again read the tea leaves of New York dining in Daily Provisions, his Gramercy bakery and restaurant. Light bites and sandwiches transition to dinner service that’s extremely takeout-friendly, including a superb rotisserie chicken and meaty lasagna. If there’s one thing to get, though, it’s the beloved cruller, though beware it sells out quite early in the day.

A cruller being made at Daily Provisions Photo by Daniel Krieger

O Cafe

O Cafe
O Cafe
O Cafe

A Brazilian coffee shop that’s so much more, O Cafe has for almost two decades provided the West Village with fair trade coffee, natural wines, and elegant dishes for daytime recuperation, including frittatas and a cheese bun made with yuca. There’s an additional location operated within the New School.

O Cafe
O Cafe
O Cafe

Fairfax

Fairfax
Fairfax
Fairfax

The cozy wine bar/restaurant from West Village culinary wizards Gabe and Gina Stulman (Fedora, Joseph Leonard) replaces the higher-end Perla. As with the Stulmans’ other joints, Fairfax ingeniously suits the neighborhood’s tastes with dishes that are familiar yet interesting, like a gravlax platter paired with challah chips or, at lunch and dinner, smoked trout served alongside blood orange.

Fairfax
Fairfax
Fairfax

Atla

Read Review |
A piece of toasted thickly heaped with colorful cherry tomatoes cut in half, onions, and avocado.
Atla
Photo by Nick Solares

The gourmet yet casual Mexican eatery, from the team behind Cosme, became immediately beloved after opening in 2017 for its approachable, sophisticated takes on Mexican classics. A number of options here appeal to health-conscious customers, from chilaquiles adorned with toasted flaxseeds to guacamole with radishes for dipping.

A piece of toasted thickly heaped with colorful cherry tomatoes cut in half, onions, and avocado.
Atla
Photo by Nick Solares

De Maria

De Maria Photo via De Maria/Facebook

This stunner of a restaurant from chef Camille Becerra and co-owner Grace Lee — who very much encourage a lady-friendly space — is where fashion types flock to munch on grain bowls, egg sandwiches, and more hearty nighttime options like pork chop and hangar steak. Go to feel very, very cool.

De Maria Photo via De Maria/Facebook

Russ & Daughters Cafe

A wooden board covered in smoked fish, cream cheese, and pickled vegetables Photo by Daniel Krieger

The sit-down outpost of the century-old Lower East Side Jewish seafood proprietor stays close to home literally and figuratively. Just a few blocks away from the original store, customers can indulge in the same products recontextualized, like heaping platters of smoked fish. Or enjoy entirely new creations such as beautifully light knishes, lamb shakshuka, and a dangerously smooth gin martini with a touch of absinthe.

A wooden board covered in smoked fish, cream cheese, and pickled vegetables Photo by Daniel Krieger

East One Coffee Roasters

East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters

The house-roasted joe at East One is only part of the reason to stay in the Carroll Gardens hangout. Another is its kitchen is busy cooking up satisfying brunch items like a generous duck leg hash and all-day options including succulent octopus.

East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters
East One Coffee Roasters

61 Local

This brick-lined pub in a large former carriage house is so inviting that regulars seem to never want to leave. It’s hard to blame them, given the exceptional beer list and bar food that is much better than it needs to be, including garlicky deviled eggs and biscuits with hot honey. It hosts frequently raucous parties on the weekend.

SISTERS

sisters
sisters
Sisters/Yelp

Sisters has become a Clinton Hill go-to for its beautifully designed, sunlit space, top-notch coffee and cocktails, plus dishes that could put some more traditional American restaurants in Brooklyn to shame. The veggie burger, slathered in smoked mozzarella, is a surprising highlight. The back room is ideal for parties.

sisters
sisters
Sisters/Yelp

Marlow & Sons

Marlow & Sons
Marlow & Sons
Photo: Daniel Krieger

This American eatery under the Williamsburg Bridge helped make the neighborhood a dining destination. It’s still improving on its formula with a constantly changing menu from day to night, but the chicken liver pate and brick chi