If you consider yourself a breakfast lover, you haven’t had the best until you’ve eaten at Maureen’s Kitchen. They have, by far, the most consistently delicious menu I’ve ever experienced. I’ve been coming here since I was a kid and as I’m preparing to leave New York to move to FL, I made sure to stop here for one last meal.
I brought my best friend from Westchester who’d never had them before. Seeing as it was our “farewell brunch” and we drove over an hour to get there, we went all out with ordering.
We each had an omelette & shared one of the breakfast specials. Omelettes were everything one should be: super fluffy, perfect amount of filling, the red potato home fries (which I asked for well done & had served exactly as I asked) were a nice change from traditional white potatoes. I had the potato, scallion, bacon, & chipotle Gouda omelette. The chipotle gave the omelette a nice kick and reminded me of a Spanish omelette. The special we ordered was one of my “Maureen favorites”: stuffed croissant French toast with Nutella and fresh strawberries. My only regret was that I didn’t take a photo of my friend’s reaction. The first bite is pure bliss ...
Now in my late 20’s I can honestly say I’ve tried a little bit of everything from this place and I’ve never had a so-so meal from here. Everything from the coffee, to the
Some pointers: restaurant is family friendly, appeals to all dietary restrictions (gluten free, vegetarian friendly, etc.), Maureen’s is CASH ONLY. Last but not least, they don’t take reservations so depending on day of the week you may wait a half hour. The last few times I’ve been here, the wait for my food was a lot less than the wait for the table, just be patient. There is a reason Maureen’s is on a top 10 best breakfast places in NY list.
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