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“Great place for a breakfast or brunch” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bubby's

Bubby's
Ranked #231 of 13,479 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Bar, Barbecue, Grill, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: TriBeCa
Description: Bubby's serves homemade American food. Celebrating 25 years, we've been cooking like Americans since 1990.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Great place for a breakfast or brunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lovely place, great organic food in a nice neighborhood.
The restaurant is beautiful,the food is really good and you can see couples, families and a lot of beautiful people.

  • Visited October 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
“First rate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great place to get breakfast and people watch

Staff and good first class and the photographs give can interesting history of this place

  • Visited July 2014
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Fried Oyster Eggs Benedict!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I ate here for Sunday Brunch with my boyfriend. I had the Fried Oyster Eggs Benedict and a watermelon margarita. My boyfriend had a burger. Honestly a perfect brunch. It was a little pricey but I thought it was worth it. I would definitely brunch there again.

Visited July 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Food okay if a little pricey, but when is it okay for staff to 'suggest' a bigger tip?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

We decided to go for breakfast as we had read about Bubby's and it had some very good reviews. The place itself was nicely set out, and the staff were efficient in seating us and getting menus and tap water to us. The food came out and it was nice and well cooked if a little underwhelming from what we had expected from the write ups. When we got the bill, it was possibly more than we were expecting, but we decided to leave a tip of just over 10%. Now we had noticed that a lot of restaurants were 'suggesting' gratuity in the region of 18-22%, but I just find that a little rude. This said, the waitress at Bubby's was the first (and only) of our trip to come back and point out the (now ringed) suggested gratuity on the receipt. After that we were debating whether to leave anything at all - gratuity is a way of saying thank you, not an employment right.

Visited July 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Pancake Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

When you come to Bubby's, you definitely have to get Bubby's Pankcakes! It's July, so I had to add a helping of blueberries to the mix. Very fluffy and delicious. I can see why these are award-winning! If I had a bigger stomach, I would have definitely tried more items on the menu. Everything looked so enticing! Service was very friendly and fast. Hardly a wait time for a group of seven people (maybe we got lucky) considering it was sunday-brunch.

Also if you're a fan of the Ghostbusters movies, the main HQ firehouse featured the movie is just down the street.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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