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    Feb 25, 2014

    12 Dismayed Reactions To "Bottomless Brunch" Being Illegal In NYC

    When it came to light that New Yorkers' hallowed tradition of weekend drunching is actually against the law, they took to the internet to vent their outrage.

    On Feb. 25, Eater published a short but very important post, pointing to the illegality of New Yorkers' beloved "bottomless brunches."

    Specifically, the law prohibits "selling, serving, delivering or offering to patrons an unlimited number of drinks during any set period of time for a fixed price."

    Via instagram.com

    Read more on the NYC Hospitality Alliance website here.

    For many New Yorkers, whose weekends and social lives hinge around the $20 "all you can drink for two hours" deals offered ubiquitously, this is devastating.

    1. Some New Yorkers are willing to relinquish their other freedoms to retain this one.

    If drunch is illegal then handcuff me now. You can take my freedom but YOU CAN'T TAKE MY UNLIMITED MIMOSAS http://t.co/Un80bYAgCk

    Ryan Bender@rbendr

    If drunch is illegal then handcuff me now. You can take my freedom but YOU CAN'T TAKE MY UNLIMITED MIMOSAS http://t.co/Un80bYAgCk

    01:45 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. Others are boycotting the country as a whole.

    IF NYC BANS BOTTOMLESS BRUNCHES I'M NOT COMING BACK TO AMERICA.

    Calvin@aurosan

    IF NYC BANS BOTTOMLESS BRUNCHES I'M NOT COMING BACK TO AMERICA.

    05:04 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. New Yorkers are saying "WE ARE SOBER, AND WE REFUSE TO STAY THIS WAY MUCH LONGER."

    DON'T Y'ALL TAKE BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA BRUNCH AWAY FROM ME. IT'S ALL I HAVE LEFT (BESIDES THE BEYONCE ALBUM AND YOUR DAD.)

    Saeed Jones@theferocity

    DON'T Y'ALL TAKE BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA BRUNCH AWAY FROM ME. IT'S ALL I HAVE LEFT (BESIDES THE BEYONCE ALBUM AND YOUR DAD.)

    04:56 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    *softly begins singing "Didn't We Almost Have It All" while crying into a cup of orange juice*

    Saeed Jones@theferocity

    *softly begins singing "Didn't We Almost Have It All" while crying into a cup of orange juice*

    04:57 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4. Friendships are being terminated ruthlessly.

    If you denounce bottomless brunch I will mark your tweet as spam.

    Lili Salzberg@lilisalzberg

    If you denounce bottomless brunch I will mark your tweet as spam.

    05:15 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5. And the very notion of freedom, the founding principle of these great United States, is being doubted.

    If unlimited brunch mimosas are illegal, freedom has been reduced to nothing but a hollow and meaningless catchphrase http://t.co/z3Zix9getu

    Tom Gara@tomgara

    If unlimited brunch mimosas are illegal, freedom has been reduced to nothing but a hollow and meaningless catchphrase http://t.co/z3Zix9getu

    05:06 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. Bags are being packed. New Yorkers are ready to flee.

    if this bottomless brunch being illegal rumor is true, someone better tell me soon because i've already started packing my bags

    Josh Fjelstad@joshfjelstad

    if this bottomless brunch being illegal rumor is true, someone better tell me soon because i've already started packing my bags

    04:56 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7. The bravest denizens are already forging solutions.

    hey guys, bottomless brunch will always exist with seamless and champagne bottles in your living room.

    pilot@pilotbacon

    hey guys, bottomless brunch will always exist with seamless and champagne bottles in your living room.

    05:17 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Some more revolutionary than others.

    i look forward to the gay speakeasies that will develop during the bottomless brunch prohibition

    Matt Bellassai@MattBellassai

    i look forward to the gay speakeasies that will develop during the bottomless brunch prohibition

    04:19 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8. They are laying down their lives to fight the good fight.

    you will have to pry bottomless brunch out of my cold dead hands

    Matt Bellassai@MattBellassai

    you will have to pry bottomless brunch out of my cold dead hands

    04:16 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9. Raise your voices, denizens of the concrete jungle.

    If bottomless brunch is illegal in NYC I no longer wish to live there.

    J.N.G.@thewayoftheid

    If bottomless brunch is illegal in NYC I no longer wish to live there.

    03:43 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10. Pry your Bloody Marys out of the long arms of the law.

    I𠆝 got to jail for bottomless brunch http://t.co/4iHuLL42U7

    Veronica de Souza@HeyVeronica

    I𠆝 got to jail for bottomless brunch http://t.co/4iHuLL42U7

    05:00 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. This is, after all, the Big Apple.

    Bottomless brunch is NOT illegal. It's delicious. And drunk.

    Kerry Barger@kerrybarger

    Bottomless brunch is NOT illegal. It's delicious. And drunk.

    04:53 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12. Chop that shit up and make sangria.

    you will never take away my bottomless brunch. NEVER

    Candice Frederick@ReelTalker

    you will never take away my bottomless brunch. NEVER

    04:20 PM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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