From a French petit déjeuner with croque madame to a mimosa-packed Sunday morning brekkie, Boston’s brunch scene is a diverse and delightful treat.Start the morning with Committee’s Greek yogurt parfait, topped with freshly baked granola, cranberries, pistachio, almond, roasted apples and ikerian honey.
BISTRO DU MIDI Pair classic French cuisine with breathtaking views of the Public Garden at Bistro Du Midi. Heavenly dishes like ricotta pancakes with toasted coconut and the Bistro Burger topped with foie gras-truffle butter will not disappoint. 272 Boylston St., bistrodumidi.com
BUTTERMILK & BOURBON Southern hospitality awaits at Back Bay’s Buttermilk & Bourbon—a cozy, colorful Jason Santos eatery serving Southerninspired brunch dishes every Sunday. Come hungry for buttermilk fried chicken thighs, warm honey glazed biscuits and brisket with sweet potato hash—but don’t forget their beignets for dessert. 160 Commonwealth Ave., buttermilkbourbon.com
COMMITTEE The cure for your brunch slump is here with a Greek twist. At Committee, foodies can indulge in delectable, sharable plates fit for the whole table, like Greek pancakes, tsoureki toast and shakshouka. 50 Northern Ave., committeeboston.com
Contessa’s chic ambiance is just as enchanting as their brunch menu.
CONTESSA This glamorous Mario Carbone eatery may be known for its scrumptious dinner, but the brunch is also an unforgettable experience. Transport yourself to Northern Italy as you sip the seasonal bellini and indulge in their carbonara scramble with pancetta, pecorino and black pepper. 3 Newbury St., contessaristorante.com
FRENCHIE WINE BISTRO Hiding in the iconic South End lies Frenchie Wine Bistro—a modern French-inspired eatery. Treat yourself to the white truffle croque monsieur paired with a sour limoncello spritz on Saturdays and Sundays. 560 Tremont St., frenchieboston.com
For an elegant brunch, book a table at GRANA.
GRANA Taking inspiration from his Italian grandmother, executive chef Stephen Bukoff brought a family-style, three-course brunch to The Langham, Boston. Guests can indulge in bites like carbonara benedict and pumpkin bread french toast. Elevate the experience with their Bucket of Bubbles (a build-your-own mimosa option) that can serve multiple guests. 250 Franklin St., granaboston.com
HUNTER’S KITCHEN & BAR Craving a southern-style brunch? Pull up a seat at Hunter’s in the heart of South Boston. Executive chef and Beat Bobby Flay-champ Lambert Givens serves up crave-worthy bites like chicken and waffles, fried chicken benedict and french toast served with Texas blueberry bread. 110 Dorchester St., hunterssouthboston.com
KRASI There’s only one thing that can top a Greek-inspired dinner: Greek brunch. Your average eggs benedict could never compare to Krasi’s coconut milk rice pudding, tomato and feta scramble or chocolate cake with halva ice cream. Finish the lively weekend feast with a Petalouda Spritz or Krasi Mimosa. 48 Gloucester St., krasiboston.com
Treat yourself to Myers Chang’s fried egg and soy glazed bacon bahn mi.
MYERS + CHANG Joanne Chang and Christopher Myers’ weekend brunch menu is certainly not the typical eggs benny and mimosas, and that’s why Bostonians love it. Options include fried egg banh mi with soy-glazed bacon, tofu fresh rolls in chili-peanut sauce and pink mimosas. 1145 Washington St., myersandchang.com
Rochambeau’s eggs benedict is a treat featuring two poached eggs, brunch potatoes, gruyére, French ham and creamy hollandaise.
ROCHAMBEAU Brunch the French way is always a treat, especially at Back Bay’s Rochambeau. Indulge in something sweet like brown french toast with Nutella cream feuilletine, banana and aged rum anglaise. 900 Boylston St., rochambeauboston.com
THE BANKS FISH HOUSE Seafood lovers will fall head over heels for brunch at The Banks Fish House. Begin with the staple New England clam chowder before indulging in the Scituate lobster benedict or the fried whole belly clams and waffles. 406 Stuart St., thebanksboston.com
THE LEXINGTON New to the brunch game is renowned chef and owner Will Gilson’s cornerstone Cambridge eatery, The Lexington. Start with the papas bravas or smoked salmon on a potato waffle before moving on to the lamb hash or pesto grilled chicken sandwich for your main. 100 N. First St., Cambridge, thelexingtoncx.com
WAVERLY Nestled in the heart of Charlestown, steps away from Bunker Hill Monument, this historic and charming eatery is the perfect spot for a cozy brunch. Guests can sip tasty cocktails like the Honey Brunches of Oats before indulging in the baklava french toast or West Coast green omelet with garlic spinach and goat cheese. 231 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, waverlycharlestown.com
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