Need plans for the upcoming weekend? Well, you can never go wrong with brunch in Philly, one that takes the meal quite seriously. Brunch is an experience in Philly and this is evident wherever you choose to dine. Enjoy staples with new twists such as brisket huevos rancheros, American-Vietnamese style brunch, cheesecake french toast, and more! Check out our list of 10 of the best brunch spots in your area.
Grilled Cheese Brioche Sticks at The Breakfast Den
Photo Credit: The Breakfast Den
French-Lebanese Inspired Brunch
Cafe Le Maude
816 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19123
Our 2022 Happening List winner is serving up French-Lebanese-inspired dishes for brunch. Walk into a Parisian feel of a cafe, with a full menu to feast your eyes on. Try your taste buds at baklawa pancakes, shakshuka, sweet potato benny, brisket huevos rancheros, and more! Don’t miss this must-try destination in the city!
Photo Credit: Cafe La Maude
City Garden Dining? You’ve Found It.
31 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19103
Tucked away in Rittenhouse Square is one of the top brunch spots in the city. Come for the rotating menu of seasonal dishes and signature cocktails, and leave with your heart and stomach full. Indulge in their crepes, veggie frittata, chilaquiles, avocado toast, and homemade desserts such as a blueberry tart. Don’t forget to try their brunch cocktails on Saturdays and Sundays, including an aperol spritz, classic mimosa, bloody mary, and espresso martini.
Brunch Goers Sitting in the Garden
Photo Credit: Harper’s Garden
The Bourbon and Liquor Experts
Bank & Bourbon
1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19107
Bourbon and brunch? It’s here. The restaurant has its own barrel-aging process for liquors and cocktails along with a menu of classic dishes with a twist. Start off brunch with a freshly baked pastry basket with jams and butter. Move on to your choice of cinnamon brioche french toast, eggs benedict with nueske bacon, egg white frittata, and more!
Tastes and Feels like Home
Coffee House Too
2514 East York Street #3647, Philadelphia, Pa 19125
Looking for a casual brunch that feels like home? This is your place and they’re here for your tough and best mornings. They are serving hangover hoagies, breakfast platters with chicken, pastrami, and toft, breakfast sandwiches, burritos, and much more! Come here for a comforting breakfast with a welcoming staff you cannot help but come back to.
Conquer their Breakfast Burger for a Breakfast Like No Other
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South Street Staple
200 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19147
Come dine at a South Street favorite for brunch! With great indoor and outdoor seating, Bridget Foy’s is great any time of year. Choose between many brunch classics like avocado toast, omelets, benedicts, french toast, and a burger. But don’t be afraid to go off the board with wings, watermelon feta salad, ricotta beignets, and more!
Enjoy Chilaquiles Verde: chorizo, pico de gallo, 2 eggs any style
Photo Credit: Bridget Foy’s
Mexican Flare Brunch
2025 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, Pa 19146
Craving brunch, but Mexican style? Come to Cafe Ynez where you will be greeted by endless amounts of chips and guac, chilaquiles, burritos, and more! If you so choose, bring your own bottle of tequila and enjoy one of their many mixers up for grabs. They’re BYOB and would love to host you for your next brunch in the city.
Brunch Isn’t Just for Weekends
Booker’s Restaurant and Bar
5021 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia Pa 19143
Craving steak and eggs on a random Thursday morning? Look no further than Booker’s for your weekend or weekday breakfast craving. Stop by for their southern food with a modern twist, including salmon sliders, cheesecake french toast, tofu scramble, chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, the pancake of the day, and more!
Mango Habanero Chicken Slider with Waffles
Photo Credit: Booker’s
American-Vietnamese Style Brunch
The Breakfast Den
1500 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19146
Once you try TBD, you will never go back and will no longer think about brunch in the same way. Go off the board this brunch weekend and try a Philly favorite. For those who are adventurous, try their thit kho hash, tofu and eggs, a breakfast banh mi, grilled cheese sticks, and more! For traditionalists, pancakes, eggs, breakfast sandwiches, and more are here for you too. Check out this hot spot that will have you coming back for more!
The Banh Mi Op La: 2 sunny eggs, bacon, sausage patties, house pickles, TBD herbs, eggplant pate, and b. aioli
Photo Credit: The Breakfast Den
Have a Sunday Sweet Craving? We Have the Place for You
Hot Chestnut Buns
8221 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pa 19118
Does your idea of brunch incorporate a cinnamon bun or a sweet treat? Stop at Barry’s Buns in Chestnut Hill! The business is serving specialty buns, inspired by the owner’s childhood memory of his father regularly bringing home sticky buns for his family. From a traditional sticky bun to a strawberry cheesecake babka bun, Barry’s has every sweet treat bun you could imagine, along with classic pastries to accompany you home for a treat.
Cinnamon Bun and Coffee? Please!
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Catering & More
Al’s Corner Deli and Catering Services
7940 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19136
If you have family coming over for a holiday and need someone to help with breakfast, Al is here. The deli offers a variety of meats, such as from Dietz & Watson, and sells a large selection of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and sandwich platters, as well as full catering. Don’t Stress, leave it to Al and his employees to handle your event for you with a delicious selection of food.