One of the more inexpensive restaurants for brunch, they don't sacrifice on the taste. Come early as they don't take reservations. This down home southern is well worth the wait though. While it does get crowded at brunch, Breakfast is served all day. Choose from the omelet of the day, the huevos rancheros or even the unusual but delicious brisket breakfast - shredded brisket with 2 poached eggs and a toasted baguette. The coffee and espresso here are excellent. Vegetarians will find several options here too. At lunch, there are gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads, and a few hot entrees.
Local Expert tip: After brunch, head over to the Oakland cemetery which is only steps away.
The lines get mighty long for brunch at this Virginia Highland hot spot. But don't worry if you have to wait a bit. There are plenty of neat stores and shops to peruse while you wait. You can work up an appetite waiting as you should come hungry. Your brunch will start with a basket of biscuits and muffins. Entree favorites of guests are the Shrimp and Grits, Chilaquiles and the Crab Benedict. However, you can't go wrong with the Eggs Virginia Highland- poached eggs on spinach and mushrooms all on top of focaccia bread. Service is always pleasant and friendly.
Local Expert tip: Reservations are a must for brunch.
Park 75, located inside the Four Seasons in Midtown, Atlanta is the epitome of luxury. The beautiful marble everywhere you turn and the smell of fresh flowers wafting throughout the hotel as guests ascend the stairs to the dining room is just the beginning. During brunch guest are treated to arguably one of the best Bloody Mary's the city has to offer. Guest can choose between ordering off the menu or the buffet. The buffet is an endless array of goodies like fresh seafood, spring rolls, and much more. But traditional breakfast favorites like eggs, waffles and bacon are found on the buffet. Save room for the sweet treats too. Service is extremely attentive and sweet. They are happy to accommodate guests with allergies too.
Local Expert tip: They have a rooftop garden where herbs and other items used in their menu are grown.
Although there are other locations to this favorite brunch spot of in-towners, the original in Old Fourth Ward remains a favorite. One of the most beloved dishes on the menu is the sweet potato pancakes. For a hearty breakfast or brunch get the Country Fried steak eggs benedict. Another favorite of sweets lovers is the peanut butter French Toast. Waits for tables can be very long on weekends. Many like to bring their dogs and sit on the patio. Don't have time to sit down? Get something from the bakery to go. There are lots of options for vegetarians too.
Local Expert tip: Bring your dog during warm days and sit on the patio.
There's a fun and kitschy décor in this Kirkwood spot. This hardware store turned restaurant offers comfy couches begging guests to linger over lattes and cappuccinos. Some breakfast favorites are the Kirkwood (scrambled eggs with boursin cheese), and the Challah French toast with honeyed ricotta. For those who really want to indulge, get the pimento cheese BLT. Sun in My Belly is one of the top caterers in Atlanta, so you know you are getting some really delicious food when you choose to dine here. It may be a bit out of the way compared to other brunch destinations, but certainly worth the drive
Local Expert tip: Look into the Supper Club - a good option for a romantic evening or a group outing.
Canoe has been pleasing guests with its upscale southern cuisine for decades. What could be more peaceful than enjoying a relaxing brunch while overlooking the Chattahoochee river? It is the perfect spot when you are trying to impress someone. Ask for a table overlooking the River. You'll be tempted to fill up on the scones and biscuits, but don't. There are so many wonderful brunch appetizers and entrees, you'll need to save your appetite. Most patrons enjoy starting off their meal with the she-crab soup or smoked salmon on potato pancake. One of their signature entrees is the Fried Green Tomato Benedict.
Local Expert tip: Reservations are a must at this upscale spot.