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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Hummus Plate
Warm Artichoke-Spinach Dip
Burrata & Truffled Maitake on Toast
Smoked Polenta Fries with Jalapeño Ketchup
Chicken Meatballs with Pesto
Old School Mac & Cheese
Crispy Quinoa Cakes
Small Bowl $8.0
Small Bowl (with a side salad ) $11.0
Large Bowl $10.0
Large Bowl (with a side salad ) $13.0
Homemade soups
chicken noodle + soup-of-the-day. served with lovely homemade bread.
Served with lovely handmade bread. Gluten-free bread upon request for $1.
LeeLee's Caesar Salad
romaine with vegan caesar dressing and croutons, topped with parmesan.
When Veggie Met Sally
chopped greens with red onion, grilled veggie burger, and green apple tossed with goat cheese in a roasted garlic balsamic vinaigrette.
Arugula with Warm Chicken Meatballs
tossed in lemon-pesto vinaigrette with a light flurry of pecorino cheese.
Penny Cobb
artisanal greens with asparagus, grilled onion, roasted tomato, and hardboiled egg; topped with avocado, grilled chicken, and crisp bacon. Tossed in champagne vinaigrette and finished with green goddess dressing, homemade croutons, and a stilton crumble. (gasp)
Curried Chicken Salad
grilled chicken, currants, green apple, scallions, and peppers in a sweet and spicy curry dressing, garnished with toasted coconut.
Kale on a Mission
tuscan kale, pomegranate seed, sweet potato, mission figs, and ricotta salata, with maple almond dressing.
Sweet Peas Mac & Cheese
baked with fontina and pecorino, fresh peas, and white truffle, topped with breadcrumbs. Served with a side salad.
Ellie's Spinach Pie
Yia Yia's Greek country recipe with rich cheeses and flaky filo dough. Served with a side salad.
C.J.'s Fish and Chips
tender beer battered haddock fillets served with tartar sauce, our homemade fries, and a dollop of balsamic mayo for good dippin' times.
Farro & Barley Risotto
Rich and creamy made with fava beans and smoked pork.
Joey & Jack's Chicken Pot Pie
in a cozy cream sauce with chopped carrots, butternut squash, asparagus, and peas beneath a blanket of golden baked crust. Served with a side salad.
served on our lovely artisan breads.
Souper Sandwich
a bowl of our homemade soup with half of any sandwich.
Warm Brie and Green Apple
with honey mustard on 7-grain toast. With a side salad.
Grilled Chicken and Artichokes
with arugula, tomato, and pesto mayo on 7-grain. With a side salad.
Grilled Three Cheese
swiss, fontina, and white american on sourdough. With hand-cut fries.
double bacon, lettuce, and tomato with black pepper balsamic mayo on toasted sourdough. With hand-cut fries.
The Hilly Cheesesteak
thinly sliced pieces of steak, grilled with melted american cheese, peppers, onions, and mushrooms with mayo on lightly toasted somun bread. With hand-cut fries.
Grilled Chicken Club
with crispy bacon, melted fontina, honey mustard, mayo, lettuce, and tomato on toasted baguette. With hand-cut fries.
Nice Chicken Meatballs
with melted fontina, tomato, and pesto mayo on hollowed out baguette. With hand-cut fries.
served with hand-cut fries.
Juicy Beef Burger
flame-grilled certified angus, cheddar, red onion, tomato, green leaf lettuce, pickle, penny sauce on a brioche bun.
Veggie Burger Heaven
flame-grilled garden burger with pesto mayo, red onion, lettuce, and tomato on a toasted english muffin .
Salmon Burger
peppers, red onion, cilantro, citrus, green leaf lettuce, tomato, light wasabi mayo on a brioche bun.
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Lovely Roasted Carrots
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Figs
Old School Mac & Cheese
Farmers Market Vegetables
Hand-Cut French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries
Sides for Dippin'
Balsamic, Curry, Wasabi, Chipotle, Pesto Mayo, Pesto, Penny Sauce, or Tartar Sauce.
Our desserts are handmade, with love
Mama's Carrot Cake
with Ginger Cream Cheese Frosting.
Red Velvet Cake
with Cream Cheese Frosting.
Sour Cream Raspberry Coffee Cake
with Toasted Almonds.
Strawberries and Warm Nutella
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Milk & Cookies
Two classic chocolate chip cookies with an ice-cold glass of milk.
Magic Bar
with coconut, chocolate chips, and walnuts.
Peanut Butter Blondie
with Heath Bar Crunch.
Vanilla Cupcake
with Vanilla Buttercream.
Chocolate Cupcake
with Mocha Buttercream.
Seasonal Treat (S)
Ask about our seasonal something. Yum.
Bottomless House Blend Coffee
Twinings Tea
English Breakfast, Peppermint, Chamomile, Earl Grey, Green.
Single Origin Cold Brew Coffee
Tiger Stripe Espresso
Cappuccino or Latté
PENELOPE IS A CAFE, BAKERY + WINE BAR. IT IS LIKE A WORN IN WELCOME MAT, YOUR FAVORITE FLIP FLOPS + A HUG WHEN YOU ARE MISSING HOME. Our homemade food is prepared with the best ingredients and a little creativity by a loving kitchen. It is a refreshing take on mom's recipes and is delivered to you here just the same, always with a smile and an encouragement to relax.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Cafe
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch pancakes french toast egg sandwich chicken meatballs home fries potatoes bread penny egg bottomless coffee new york breakfast spot cute place worth the wait comfort food long wait wait for a table
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We tried to have brunch at Penelope's today at 11am, and it was closed. Two other families also showed up looking for the restaurant. The windows all have brown paper entirely preventing one from seeing inside, and two different people passing by told it had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank rodolfop246
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Penelope is a quaint little joint in Kip's Bay, ideal for any student at Baruch or the School of Visual Arts looking for a break from quick bites and something more pristine. The French toast and bacon are superb.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Richiebeans
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Breakfast at Penelope's was simply delicious. It really hit the spot and kept me going for the majority of the day. The food was tasty with a great selection to choose from. I would highly recommend it.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank tnnlon
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to Penelope for breakfast and the food was great! It is a tiny spot so go early. The coffee is also really good and bought a bunch to take home. The only down side was the waiter we had...he was not great. Otherwise...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mrenner625
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We LOVE Penelopes and grab breakfast here every time that we are in NYC. The food is consistently good and always a bit unique. The staff is great. An excellent place to start your day.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MichiganTess
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

There is no air conditioning so dress cool! We got the breakfast sandwich which was ok except the pesto was a little over kill. The lobster Mac n cheese was ok. The grain bowl was a good size but with the added salmon it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alunaf2016
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Had brunch here with my daughter on a Sat morning about 10am. We were lucky to arrive just before the real weekend rush and got a table quickly. Service was super friendly and very attentive. We started with the monkey bread which a was delicious...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suzys968
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on a Friday evening prior to a movie at Kips Bay. We started with some delicious crab cake appetizers, and then I enjoyed a very well prepared wild-salmon and tabouli. Things to know: Dinner menu does not start until 6pm, but they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank V3083BImarkb
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Came to Penelope’s after reading some great reviews and I must say we were incredibly impressed the food will not disappoint So happy we enjoyed this New York experience

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MeyNun
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch. Very good fish& Chips and cappuccino. Very attentive servers. Little loud but it’s NYC.

Date of visit: August 2018
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