2023: Bronx Voted City Island Diner Best Breakfast!
City Island Diner
304 City Island Ave
(718) 885-0362 – cityislanddiner.com
While New York City has lost its share of beloved diners in recent years, others continue to live on and thrive, including City Island Diner, which voters selected as the best breakfast spot in The Bronx. The small restaurant has an old-fashioned feel and, like most diners, its menu is huge. Featured are the usual standby diner breakfast items, including eggs, French toast and pancakes, each available in multiple varieties. Eggs are available scrambled or any other style you want them, and are also available as part of breakfast sandwiches and as omelettes in multiple varieties. French toast options include challah, stuffed and whole wheat, while the pancake options include blueberry, chocolate chip and whole wheat. Based on the many positive online reviews, diners say you can’t go wrong with any of them.
2022: Bronx Voted Crosstown Diner Best Breakfast!
2880 Bruckner Blvd
(718) 597-3450 – www.crosstowndiner.com
Craving breakfast? Go to the Crosstown Diner! The diner has great tasting meals, prepared with the freshest and finest ingredients. Choose from the various eggs-quisite omelette options, like the New York Deli omelette with corned beef, pastrami and swiss cheese, or the Espanola omelette with jalapenos, avocados, onions and mushrooms on a bed of tortillas. There are plenty of options for sweet tooths, like the Oreo crunch waffle, apple pie french toast, nutella french toast, banana nut pancakes or Reeses peanut butter cup pancakes. There is much more to choose from for breakfast lovers, like egg platters, meats, breakfast sandwiches, yogurt, cereal, juices, smoothies and more. There are even spiked smoothies for a boozy brunch.