10 Best Places to Brunch on the Weekends in Washington DC

Shannon Morgan

By , Travel Expert at Large, Washington
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There is something quite indulgent about a leisurely Sunday brunch -- especially if bottomless mimosas are one the menu. In Washington, DC, there are many restaurants where you can dine on your breakfast favorites late into Sunday afternoon, and sometimes on Saturday, too.

Popular and pricey, brunch at The Lafayette is the best of the brunch, er, bunch. So, is the award-winning brunch menu at Seasons, one of the restaurants inside the Four Seasons hotel in Georgetown.And the Tabard Inn's brunch is so popular reservations are booked two to three weeks in advance.

The best bargain brunch can be found at Masa 14 and Ambar...  Read more »

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    The Lafayette

    The Lafayette delivers White House views with its Sunday brunch.

    Local Expert Tip: "As one would expect at the Hay-Adams, brunch at The Lafayette is pricey: $75 per person, $35 for kids. But it is considered the best brunch in the district."


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    The Balkan brunch at Ambar Restaurant is all-you-can-eat and unique.

    Local Expert Tip: "Order the amaretto-marinated fried apple rings."

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    The Burlesque Brunch at SAX is a one-of-a-kind experience in Washington, DC.

    Local Expert Tip: "Order SAX's signature cocktail Scandalous. "

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    Perrys serves a contemporary weekend brunch in the hip Adams Morgan neighborhood.

    Local Expert Tip: "Entertainment is included with the price of brunch but drinks are charged separately."

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    Cashion's Eat Place

    An DC favorite in Adams Morgan, Cashion's Eat Place serves brunch on the weekends.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the Eggs Benedict made with Old Bay Hollandaise sauce."


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    Roof Terrace Restaurant & Bar

    The Kennedy Center serves Sunday brunch from the kitchen at its Roof Terrace Restaurant.

    Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy a made-to-order omelet."


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    The award-winning brunch menu at Seasons in Georgetown makes it a perennially popular spot.

    Local Expert Tip: "Sample the Peruvian Snapper Ceviche."


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    Georgia Brown's

    Georgia Brown's serves up a southern style Sunday Brunch with a side of jazz.

    Local Expert Tip: "Complement your brunch with a "Not So Bloody" Mary but know that drinks from the bar are not included in the $40.95 per person cost."

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    Tabard Inn Restaurant

    The restaurant at the Tabard Inn serves brunch on Saturdays, Sundays and Mother's Day.

    Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are strongly recommended for brunch; they book up 2-3 weeks in advance."

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    Masa 14

    • Cuisine: Asian, Latin
    • Average Main Course Price: $30
    • Neighborhood: U Street

    The bottomless brunch at Masa 14 is a great bargain in Washington, DC.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're gluten-free, Masa 14 has a brunch menu just for you."



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