Best Weekend Food Events: BreakFestival, Margarita Deals, Electric Beach Party


Lobsterpalooza Dinner
Mermaid Inn (All locations)
Saturday through Monday

All locations of Mermaid Inn are offering a special Lobsterpalooza dinner throughout Labor Day weekend, where $28 gets guests a one-and-a-quarter-pound lobster along with side dishes. The Mermaid Inn will also offer its summer and regular happy hour with specials including $1 East Coast oysters and drinks priced from $5 to $8.

The BreakFestival

SolarOne (24-20 FDR Drive Enter at 23rd Street)
Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.

Over twenty chefs from across the city will offer their best breakfast dishes and drinks at this walk-around tasting. Bites like French toast, bagels, biscuits, and a bacon station will be available throughout the day with a variety of events like a no-hands pancake eating contest, egg toss competition, and a “breakfast around the world” experience. Tickets are $45 for each session. Reserve yours here.

Labor Day Brunch
Social Drink & Food (570 Tenth Avenue)
Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chef Gabriel Israel is offering a special Labor Day brunch ($18) which includes a complimentary watermelon bellini with the purchase of an entree. Guests can choose from malawach sandwiches as well as a signature burger and a sweet Moroccan crepe. Drinks ($4 each) include Bloody Marys, screwdrivers, and mimosas.

$5 Bulldog Margaritas
Blockheads (All locations)

All Blockheads locations will celebrate Labor Day with $5 bulldog margaritas during lunch and dinner.

Beers and Tacos
Pinks (242 East 10th Street)
Monday, 4 p.m.

Be a part of the all-you-can-eat (and drink) crowd at Pink on Labor Day. The $30 deal is valid on select draft beers and tacos.

Labor Day Corona ‘Electric Beach’ Party
McCarren Hotel & Pool (160 N 12th Street, Brooklyn)
Monday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Reggae and Soca artist Jillionaire will entertain the folks at McCarren Hotel & Pool’s Labor Day bash. Indulge in $30 buckets of Corona as well as $5 Modelo and a tequila special. The full bar and food menus will also be available.