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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. In no particular order, these are the best brunches in DC.

TREDICI ENOTECA RESTAURANT

St. Gregory Hotel’s in-house Tredici Enoteca Restaurant 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

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

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

LE DIPLOMATE

Le Diplomate fills up its leather booth dining room and Parisian sidewalk tables every weekend with DC’s most knowledgeable brunchers. The Belgian-style brasserie is one of the most beautiful restaurants in town, and its kitchens churn out delicious breakfast pastries, along with brunch favorites like poached eggs basquaise with prosciutto and creamy polenta.].
1601 14th St NW

FOUNDING FARMERS

Farm-to-table philosophy and simple dishes keep Founding Farmers a consistently delicious and feel-good restaurant in Washington, DC, serving one of the best brunches in 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

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

OPEN CITY

If you’re all about pizza and all-day breakfast, this is one of the best brunch restaurants in DC for you to check out. The coffeehouse-bar-lounge hybrid has an American diner vibe, and a delicious menu that also offers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Brunchers can head here anytime of day for breakfast sandwiches, and specialty dishes like the fried chicken and biscuits, and the stuffed-brioche French toast.
2331 Calvert St. NW

DC HARVEST

This two-story restaurant has a farmhouse aesthetic, and an exceptional menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients, and classic American brunch dishes. On the weekend, you can order affordable bottomless mimosas, or bloody marys. For food, everything is great, but we especially love the chipotle lamb sausage scramble, and the top sirloin steak hash.
57 H St. NE

FARMERS FISHERS BAKERS

This popular farm-to-table restaurant on the Georgetown Waterfront offers an exploratory menu with options ranging from sushi, to American brunch. On the weekend, an upscale brunch buffet is offered, featuring a hot items carving table with roast beef, salmon, and barbecue chicken. There are also house-made donuts, a traveling dim sum cart carrying dumplings, and an egg-and-griddle station offering fresh scrambles, French toast, and more.
600 Massachusetts Ave. NW