Best Brunch In Beacon, NY

  Photo Credit: Leigh Baumann

Photo Credit: Leigh Baumann

Last Updated: 5/10/2018

This Best Brunch roundup is updated as Beacon grows and changes, and was originally published years ago for those seeking syrup-topped weekend breakfasts. This roundup continues to be a favorite destination for those searching out the best brunch in Beacon, NY, so we want you to access an up-to-date list. Restaurants are a hot ticket in Beacon, so the number of brunch and breakfast offerings is on the rise. Below, you'll find a selection of brunch destinations, with more added as we explore them. If you're looking for a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich, see our roundup here.

BRUNCH AT HOMESPUN
Homespun, www.homespunfoods.com
232 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Homespun was Beacon's original brunch destination. Famous for their deep-dish vanilla french toast or yogurt with fruit, or a delicious bowl of oatmeal, you will find something you like here. Drinks include beer, coffee and tea, and flavorful sodas like Orangina. Eat inside, or take advantage of the garden patio in the back during warmer months. Reservations not accepted; it's first-come, first-served. A great option for early risers, as they open at 8 am.

BRUNCH AT BAJA 328
Baja 328, www.baja328.com
328 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Sundays only, Baja 328 serves up a full brunch with a Tex-Mex twist. Find a breakfast quesadilla, breakfast hash, french toast, eggs benedict, pancakes. 

BRUNCH AT TOWNE CRIER CAFE
Towne Crier Cafe, www.townecrier.com
379 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Brunch and lunch are served at the Towne Crier Cafe, located in the "Market Square" district of Beacon, aka the middle of Main Street. The kitchen creates a new menu every weekend; they can be previewed in the restaurant. A full bar is available, so you may enjoy wine, beer or cocktails. The restaurant is large and can accommodate large parties.

BRUNCH AT ROYAL CREPES
303 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
This sweet and savory crepe restaurant is located near our office here at A Little Beacon Blog, and we're not gonna lie: we eat there often!! Go in for an egg crepe or pesto chicken and mozzarella, and leave with all of that, plus a chocolate dessert crepe. And do order the Turkish coffee. If you have the coffee at the table, it will be served in something beautiful that you may never have experienced before.

BRUNCH AT THE BEACON HOTEL
The Beacon Hotel, www.thebeaconhotelhudsonvalley.com
424 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
A beautiful, chic atmosphere, The Beacon Hotel offers inside dining with windows that open onto the street. Find eggs benedict, omelets, and even tomato soup. Speaking of tomato, you'll find an assortment of cocktails here as well.

BRUNCH AT BEACON FALLS CAFE
Beacon Falls Cafe, www.beaconfallscafe.com
472 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
The Beacon Falls Cafe is an American bistro with a menu that serves variety. They do serve craft beers, and have outside seating on the front sidewalk. Brunch at Beacon Falls Cafe is quite convenient for those shopping at the boutiques located on the East End of Main Street, or if you're attending an event at the Howland Cultural Center. 

BRUNCH AT THE ROUNDHOUSE
The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls, www.roundhousebeacon.com
2 East Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Brunch at The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls is perfect for large or small parties who are looking for an incredibly beautiful view of the falls. Dining here is serene, even in warmer months when you can hear the rushing water from a table nestled below street level, in the riverbank. A full bar is available, so you may enjoy wine, beer or their famous cocktails. Served from 11 am to 3 pm.

BRUNCH AT BEACON BREAD COMPANY
Beacon Bread Company, www.beaconbread.com
193 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Carbohydrate lovers will enjoy the selection of breads, croissants and other pastries. Eggs can be cooked your way, and grilled vegetables may be added to any order. Food with a Lebanese flair is on the menu, including homemade yogurt for those who crave protein with their french toast. During the warmer months, seating is available at picnic tables outside. Reservations are not accepted, and it's first-come, first-served. A great option for early risers.

SUNDAY BRUNCH AT KITCHEN SINK
Kitchen Sink, www.kitchensinkny.com
157 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Dinner lovers of Kitchen Sink, famous for their Monday night fried chicken and mac and cheese among other dishes, are in for a treat - Sunday Brunch! Here's a hint of what is on the brunch menu: Latkes Benedict and Sticky Buns (whaaaaat). In nice weather, you can also enjoy brunching outside.
Open Sunday only, 11 am to 2 pm.

BRUNCH AT BEACON PANTRY
Beacon Pantry, www.beaconpantry.com
382 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Beacon Pantry is a local favorite for elevated snacks like a croque monsieur, prosciutto cotto, French ham, grilled cheese, goat cheese salad, house-made granola, yogurt, chocolate croissant and other baked goods. Perk up with a cup of Stumptown coffee.

BRUNCH AT YANKEE CLIPPER DINER
Yankee Clipper Diner, www.beaconyankeeclipper.com
397 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Hungry families have their choice of Belgian waffles with fruit toppings, pancakes, french toast, eggs cooked your way, loaded omelets, hashbrowns, and the usual choices found in diners. This old-time favorite is sure to have a booth or table for you. Enjoy a milkshake while you wait.

BRUNCH AT THE VAULT
The Vault, www.thevaultbeacon.com
446 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
French Toast or a juicy burger...can't decide? Or maybe you want something lighter, like avocado toast. You will find these options plus creative cocktails at The Vault, but we warn you: they make their own whipped cream, so expect your meal to be tasty.

BRUNCH AT MELZINGAH
Melzingah, www.melzingahtaphouse.com
554 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Located on the far end of Main Street near the mountain in the former Hop location, Melzingah's menu promises to deliver on creative food dishes. The brunch menu boasts of a Brioche French Toast, and a Dutch Baby Pancake with or without Nutella chocolate?! Tell us how it is...


BREAKFAST CAFES

BREAKFAST AT ELLA'S BELLAS
Ella's Bellas, www.ellasbellasbeacon.com
418 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
While Ella's Bellas does not offer a traditional brunch that includes syrup, early risers will find the cafe open for a great cup of Tas Kafe coffee, a heartier latte, or a piece of quiche or bread pudding. Yogurts are available in this kid-friendly cafe, and garden seating in the back is a must during warmer months. Gluten-free eaters will love this bakery for the many truly delicious options on offer.

BREAKFAST AT BJ'S SOUL FOOD
213 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Hungry weekenders and longtime locals welcome the fried chicken and oxtail options at BJ's Soul Food, served with a side of mac and cheese, collard greens, or whatever specials are on the menu for the day. Be sure to ask for their cornbread. The breakfast menu includes pancakes and eggs, and for dessert, enjoy a large slice of a triple-layer, homemade, frosted cake. A great option for early risers.

BREAKFAST AT BEACON BAGEL
Beacon Bagel, www.thebeaconbagel.com
466 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Beacon Bagel is sure to fill the bellies of large and small crowds, with or without children. Not so much a brunch, but a good weekend go-to for people on the go. We did a review of one of their breakfast bagels here as a great to-go option for those who need to hit the road early on a weekend morning. Several sandwich options are available, to be supplemented with coffee, juice and (why not?) cookies.

BREAKFAST AT STOCK UP
29 Teller Avenue, Beacon NY  www.stockupbeacon.com
Beacon, NY 12508
Located just off the beaten path of Main Street, Stock Up is a foodie favorite for meats, grains, salads and melted things. They serve breakfast sandwiches all day, in addition to their hearty items on the menu (rotisserie chicken, anyone?) Dine on their front or back patios, and park on the street. Look for the red house on Teller Avenue near Beacon Ballet Arts.

HOME-COOKED BRUNCH
To make your own top-notch brunch at home, find easy pancake mixes from Bob's Red Mill at Key Food, specialty syrups sold in several of the above-mentioned cafes, and delicious bacon and house-stuffed sausage at Barb's Butchery, located at 69 Spring Street, on the other side of the bridge at the Dummy Light.

For a full list of all restaurants in Beacon, where you can find lunch or dinner despite a special breakfast menu, visit A Little Beacon Blog's Restaurant Guide.