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No need to wake up early for breakfast when on vacation in Washington, DC. Take your time, sleep in, and get the day started with brunch at one of these coveted spots around town.

Stoney’s

Stoney’s brunch takes care of hungry and thirsty patrons from the get-go with an All You Can Eat and Drink special for $32.99. The best meal to wash down with your bottomless glass of mimosa is the “eye opener” pizza with ham, sausage, arugula, and sunny-side-up eggs on top.
1433 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005
 

Birch and Barley

This progressive American restaurant’s extensive brunch menu features ingredients such as duck eggs, beer braised sauerkraut, and goat’s milk ricotta. Their go-to dish is the strawberry-rhubarb French toast with a sweet and tart aroma and crunchy-candied walnuts.
1337 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
 

Le Diplomate

Le Diplomate fills up its lace curtain and leather booth dining room and Parisian sidewalk tables every weekend with DC’s most knowledgeable brunchers. Airy and rich house-made breakfast pastries should grace every table and the poached eggs basquaise with prosciutto and creamy polenta will make your day.
1601 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
 

Founding Farmers

Farm-to-table philosophy and simple dishes keep Founding Farmers a consistently delicious and feel good restaurant in Washington, DC. Their brunch menu has all of your classic options—eggs benedict, french toast, etc.—but the poached egg hash with goat cheese and beets is a unique and delicious standout.
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
 

Boqueria

Spanish restaurant Boqueria takes an Iberian approach to America’s favorite meal. The huevos benedictinos combine the two culinary traditions perfectly placing poached eggs and hollandaise over patatas bravas and a salad with a choice of serrano ham, piquillo peppers or smoked salmon.
1837 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036
 

M Street Bar and Grill

Last on the list, but always our first recommendation, St. Gregory Hotel’s in-house M Street Bar and Grill is known for one of the best brunches in DC. Enjoy some live jazz music on a Sunday morning or afternoon with unlimited mimosas and huevos ranchero benedict.
2033 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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