12 Must-Try Brunch Spots in Philadelphia

11 Must-Try Brunch Spots in Philadelphia

11 Must-Try Brunch Spots in Philadelphia

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The Best Places For Brunch in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - Below, we've reviewed a few of our favorite Philly Brunch spots, such as the Old Original Bookbinder, Craft Hall, Bud & Marilyn's, and Red Owl Tavern, in our quest for the best brunch in Philadelphia. There's something to suit every taste and budget, from croissants to crumb cake-filled pastry baskets. Check out our favorites and see if any of them catch your fancy. There's something here for everyone.

The Best Places For Brunch in Philadelphia

If you're in the mood for a big morning meal, check out "The Best Places For Brunch in Philadelphia." The city is packed with great restaurants serving brunch and dinner fare, but the ones listed below stand out.

1. Lacroix Rittenhouse

Lacroix at the Rittenhouse is elevating its brunch service with the introduction of 4-6 carving stations featuring handcrafted meats such as house-made sausages, whole roasted racks of pork, salt-crusted lamb legs, and dijon glazed salmon. The famous pastry room now boasts a liquid nitrogen ice cream station where diners can customize their sweet treat and watch it flash-frozen to perfection.

2. Craft Hall

On Sundays, Craft Hall will host a free brunch that features bottomless mimosas and an endless brunch buffet. Before the public launch, invited media will have the opportunity to experience a preview of the new restaurant, and we agree that it's one of the best brunch deals in Philly. Guests can select one of three seating times and receive bottomless mimosas and well drinks. In addition to the brunch buffet, Craft Hall will have takeout and delivery options and expansive indoor seating. The menu is also filled with comfort food, so expect to find a few familiar dishes on the brunch menu. You'll be craving more.

3. Bud & Marilyn's

Enjoy a delicious brunch in Philadelphia at Bud & Marilyn's. This restaurant serves brunch on weekdays, and the menu is full of classic American dishes and features a variety of desserts. Bud & Marilyn's ambiance is like that of grandma's house. You'll be sure to find a table and enjoy a good conversation while you dine.

4. Aqimero at The Ritz

A Sunday at Aqimero in Philadelphia is just the ticket if you're in the mood for a fancy brunch. Aqimero at The Ritz offers two brunch options: a la carte and bottomless. The a-la-carte brunch includes four courses, a cheese plate, assorted toasts, and the main course. There's also a brunch burger and churros. Brunch is served until 3 pm so that you can try several different dishes and drink as much as possible.

5. Urban Farmer

While brunch is an occasion for enjoying a great meal, it's also the perfect time to celebrate the local food scene. The menu at Urban Farmer Philadelphia focuses on storytelling, incorporating the narrative of the cosmopolitan art collector with the country farmer. The emphasis is on locally sourced, authentic preparations, and heritage-breed ingredients are evident in the beef selection, which varies from corn-fed to grain-finished.

6. Red Owl Tavern

Located in the historic Philadelphia city center, the Red Owl Tavern offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Featuring a rustic-chic interior and Edison bulb-style lighting, this restaurant serves classic American fare with a Rustic-chic tavern that offers upscale American comfort food and house cocktails. Located in a bi-level space, this brunch destination is a must-visit for brunch lovers in the Philadelphia area. Located on the second level, Red Owl Tavern is open from 11 am to 9 pm on weekends. Brunch is served all day.

7. Sabrina's Cafe

If you're looking for a funky cafe that offers a wide selection of tasty breakfast food, Sabrina's is the place to go. This cafe is near the Art Museum and offers brunch all day long. You'll find an extensive menu that includes everything from stuffed French toast to a Bleu Cheese and Bacon Frittata.

8. Cafe la Maude

If you are looking for one of the best places for brunch in Philadelphia, look no further. The French-Lebanese Cafe offers hearty fare for breakfast and lunch. Its outdoor heated patio makes it one of the best places to enjoy a leisurely brunch. The food at Cafe la Maude is as delicious as it is unique. Whether you want to enjoy your brunch indoors or outdoors, this upscale café offers various dishes. The atmosphere at Cafe la Maude is so inviting that even a seasoned Philly foodie will find the place a delightful escape from their morning routine.

9. Honey's

Honey's Sit 'n Eat offers an extensive brunch menu. The restaurant opens at 7 am daily, and its famous lineup of dishes is worth the wait. The brunch menu features American and Jewish favorites, like the Honey Cristo, a challah French toast stuffed with ham, and two sunny-side-up eggs. Other breakfast options include the Honey's Breakfast Bomb, which wraps eggs and meat inside pancakes.

10. Talula's Garden

If you're planning a brunch trip in Philadelphia, you must stop by Talula's Garden for a delicious brunch. Located near Washington Square Park, this garden is an excellent place for anyone who enjoys good food and good drinks. The restaurant has a great selection of iced green tea and coffee, and its service and atmosphere are superb. The menu is not very crowded, and the staff is friendly and attentive.

11. Old Original Bookbinder

During the 1950s and '60s, the Old Original Bookbinder in Philadelphia was one of the best restaurants in town. This historic restaurant was frequented by dignitaries, including Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra, in its prime. And now, it's back, with brunch and dinner menus that feature classic favorites like lobster and snapper soup. In addition to this, it also offers a famous strawberry shortcake.

12. Butcher Bar

The Rittenhouse destination for American comfort food, grilled fare, and an expansive brown spirits collection (located at 2034 Chestnut St), is proud to announce its all-new “Top It Off” pre-fixe brunch. The two-course pre-fixe menu is available for $48 per person and includes brunch cocktails overflowing with refills. The new brunch programming is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm – reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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