Half Wine Bar Lounge
Coffee and bagels by day, grilled sandwiches and half-bottles by night.
626 Vanderbilt Ave., nr. Prospect Pl.; 718-783-4100
Old-school coffee shop serving all-day breakfast and top-notch egg creams. Closed Sunday.
782 Washington Ave., at Sterling Pl.; 718-636-9738
Le Gamin Café
Linger over lattes and crêpes.
556 Vanderbilt Ave., nr. Bergen St.; 718-789-5171
Newfangled pizzeria with classic and creative toppings.
624 Vanderbilt Ave., nr. Prospect Pl.; 718-230-3030