Eat and Drink New Year's Day NYC brunch: Begin 2016 with bloody marys By MEREDITH DELISO Updated January 1, 2016 8:21 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email New Year’s Day falls on a Friday this year, which means a long weekend for many. And if you’re looking to jump start your weekend with some brunch plans, you’re in luck. Here’s a look at some of the NYC restaurants that are opening their doors early to welcome the first day of 2016 with eggs benny and bloody marys. Ca Va Brasserie Photo Credit: Ca Va Brasserie Find the cure for what ails you at this Times Square restaurant in the InterContinental New York, with its special "Hair of the Dog Brunch" on New Year's Day. The buffet brunch will feature a carving and omelet station, as well as kielbasa, pierogi and more. It will also feature special cocktails, such as a michelada and bloody mary. Reservations recommended. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $65/person (signature cocktails $15); 310 W. 44th St., 212-803-4545, cavatoddenglish.com Chefs Club by Food & Wine Photo Credit: Michael Turek The restaurant, which features guest chefs each week, is bringing together multiple chefs for its special New Year's Day prix fixe menu, which includes a beverage, appetizer and entree. Entrees include a duck hash with caramelized onions and a fried egg by chef Gabriel Rucker and a glazed short rib sandwich by Erik Anderson. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $28/person; 275 Mulberry St., chefsclub.com/new-york Fonda Photo Credit: Fonda Fill up on Mexican brunch fare at Fonda's Park Slope, East Village or Chelsea locations, including dishes like pozole, a traditional stew that -- just FYI -- is a common hangover cure, and carne asada chilaquiles rojos. Noon-5 p.m.; 434 Seventh Ave., Park Slope, 718-369-3144; 40 Ave. B, 212-677-4096; 189 Ninth Ave., 917-525-5252, fondarestaurant.com DBGB Photo Credit: DBGB DBGB is a big, fun Daniel Boulud restaurant that is a great place to continue the New Year's party. The Big Bowery Brunch is a family-style spread and will be offered on New Year's Day. A sampling of items that come to the table: house-made sausages, home fries, eggs florentine and brioche French toast. $25 per person, and an additional $14 for endless mimosas or bloody marys. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 299 Bowery, 212-933-5300, dbgb.com --Georgia Kral Grand Ferry Tavern Photo Credit: Grand Ferry Tavern Get your fill of oysters at Grand Ferry Tavern, which is offering half-priced oyster platters (including its dozen oyster sampler for $17.50, regularly $35) and half-priced wine bottles until close. Starting at 2 p.m.; 229 Kent Ave., Williamsburg, 718-782-8500, grandferrynyc.com Maite Photo Credit: Michael Tulipan Get a sneak preview of the newish Bushwick restaurant's debut brunch this New Year's Day before it launches at a later date. On the menu: puchero, a soup featuring potatoes, yucca and green plantains that serves two; a foot-on chicken leg topped with tomatoes, scallions and cheese; and Maite's burger, whose patty is composed of ground rib-eye trimmings and is topped with mozzarella and a soft-boiled egg. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; 159 Central Ave., Bushwick, 718-366-3090, maitebushwick.com Dovetail Photo Credit: Dovetail Save your celebration for New Year's Day with this upscale Upper West Side restaurant's three-course brunch, which includes unlimited champagne and a special menu featuring a variety of canapes for the table alongside such entrees as a lobster omelet, French toast with apples and bacon and a crab benedict. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $68/person; 103 W. 77th St., 212-362-3800, dovetailnyc.com Seamore's Photo Credit: Alexander Stein Michael Chernow's new NoLita seafood spot debuts brunch on New Year's Day. It's partnering with Russ & Daughters to offer a variety of bagel sandwiches, including the RAD (choice of bagel served with white fish spread, poached egg and pickled peppers), as well as an avocado toast, lemon ricotta pancakes, breakfast burrito with spicy squid adobo, a smoked bluefish benedict and more. Drink options include the Mezcal Bloody Mary and Seamore's Cider. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 390 Broome St., 212-730-6005, seamores.com Saxon + Parole Photo Credit: Saxon + Parole For New Year's Day, chef Brad Farmerie is preparing a special menu at his Bowery restaurant, from hangover cures such as its dry-aged angus burger topped with a fried egg or baked eggs to healthier options such as a pickled and roasted baby beets. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; 316 Bowery, 212-254-0350, saxonandparole.com By MEREDITH DELISO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Where to eat on New Year's EveMake your reservations now to celebrate New Year's Eve, foodie style. New Year's Eve parties you can affordEntry to these New Year's Eve events costs $100 or less. Leyenda and more new brunches to tryMix up your routine. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.