Butler looks like a standard coffee shop, and you could just stop by to grab an almond latte on your way to work, but this Williamsburg cafe serves food you’ll want to sit down and enjoy. We like the breakfast and lunch sandwiches - especially the one with a runny egg, smoked bacon, cheese, and truffle aioli on brioche - and if you don’t want to commit to a full meal, definitely try the pastries, like the sausage roll that comes in a buttery housemade puff pastry. If it’s nice out, sit at a table on the sidewalk, and watch the parade of people running between Domino Park and the Williamsburg Bridge, which are both just a few steps away.
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