By W.A. Muller
Brannon’s brings new life and new beginnings to the heart of the lower east side. Restaurateur and visionary owner Ron Brannon, creates a warm and welcoming ambience that beautifully encompasses all the essentials necessary to bring you back home. His American eatery serves new, savory comfort dishes carefully designed to please the palate and discover the nostalgia within us all.
From the beautiful barn wood-paneled walls to the eclectic Edison bulb lighting and chandelier fixtures, every detail of the rustic, intimate décor has been carefully designed to complement Brannon’s imaginative, seasonally focused cuisine and outstanding selection of craft cocktails and beverages that are ideal for any occasion.
Brannon’s emphasizes quality, comfort and value and delivers a great and well-balanced menu selection that’s comprised of its signature assortment of appetizers, salads, entrees and not to mention the irresistible homemade desserts. There are many gluten-free options to choose from as well. The signature items include the BLT Bruschetta, Kale & Mustard Salad, the Shrimp ‘N’ Grits, Brannon’s Amazing Fried Chicken, the B’ Burger and the Molten Chocolate Cake.
The restaurant also offers its unique line of delicious tasting craft signature and classic cocktails, locally sourced craft beers, and a balanced selection of sparkling, red and white wines. Some of the most popular drinks include the “Electric Islander” comprised of Eldorado 3 yr. aged Demerara Rum, fresh carrot, lime and ginger juices, Siropde Canne, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, Star Anise, “Winter in Brazil”, a blend of Cachaca, tangerines, limes, and maple sugar, “Bianco Cobbler” made with Dolin Blanc, blackberries, sage leaves, and fresh lemon juice, “Where There’s Smoke”, a mix of Puebla Viejo Tequila Blanco, fresh lime and pomegranate juices, orange Curacao, jalapeno, mezcal and Hellfire Habanero Bitters and the “Tartan Changshan”, a scotch-based signature cocktail whose star ingredient is the King’s Ginger liqueur, sourced from 300-year-old London wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd.
Brannon’s is a venue where people can feel that they are not only welcome, but have a sense of comfort in the midst of NYC’s hectic environment. It’s family-friendly and available to host private events. Brannon’s makes memorable experiences happen by making people feel invited, acknowledged and, in some way, find a sense of home and familiarity.
119 Essex St.
New York, NY 10002