Philadelphia is a city with many brunch restaurants to dine, and indulge in traditional staples like pancakes to fancy omelets with a flair.
Indeed breakfast has always been viewed as the most important meal of the day, but that was until someone invented brunch.
No matter the season, there’s always a reason to explore the many restaurants and food spots in the city.
So, gather up your friends and check out these 9 best brunch restaurants in Philadelphia.
Located in Fishtown, this new, black-owed business is quickly becoming a brunchtime favorite. From smoked short rib hash to spicy seafood gumbo, there’s plenty of yummy and flavorful dishes to try off their expansive menu.
Moreover, you can enjoy half-off mimosa specials on select days.
🍳 Where: 2499 Aramingo Avenue
James Beard Award Winning Iron Chef Jose Garces is spicing up the Philly brunch scene. Chef Garces combines his talent and expertise with his love for Spanish tapas to bring you a truly one-of-a-kind brunch experience. With two locations to choose from, Amada is worth the visit.
The atmosphere is cozy, the food is delicious, and the drinks are bubbly. Enjoy authentic Andalusian Tapas and an extensive Spanish wine list.
🥘 Where: 217-219 Chestnut St or check out Amanda Radnor
Known for its creative and delicious brunch menu, Sabrina’s Café offers a cozy atmosphere and a wide range of options, including their famous stuffed challah French toast.
🍳 Where: various locations
4. Green Eggs Café
With multiple locations in Philadelphia, Green Eggs Café is a popular brunch spot known for its unique twists on classic dishes, such as red velvet pancakes and crab cake Benedict.
🍳 Where: various locations
Located in Rittenhouse Square, Parc is a French-inspired brasserie that offers a sophisticated brunch experience with dishes like croque madame and smoked salmon tartine.
🥘 Where: 227 S. 18th St
6. Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat
This cozy and welcoming brunch spot in Northern Liberties serves up comfort food with a Southern twist, including their famous challah French toast and chicken and waffles.
🥘 Where: 800 N. 4th St
7. Café Lift
Located in Spring Garden, Café Lift offers a homey and relaxing ambiance along with a diverse brunch menu featuring dishes like lemon ricotta pancakes and smoked salmon eggs Benedict.
🥘 Where: 1124 Spring Garden St
8. The Dutch
This modern and trendy brunch spot in Pennsport is known for its Dutch baby pancakes, avocado toast, and other creative brunch options.
🥘 Where: 1537 S. 11th St
9. Lacroix, Rittenhouse
Located in upscale Rittenhouse Square, this award-winning French dining experience led by Executive Chef Eric Leveillee, is further elevating its beloved brunch service with the launch of new action-packed stations and reinstatement of time-honored favorites.
Guests can fill their plates at a variety of 4-6 carving stations housing handcrafted meats, from house-made sausages and whole roasted racks of pork to salt crusted lamb legs and dijon glazed salmon.
Next, stop into the famous pastry room to check out the new liquid nitrogen ice cream station allowing diners to customize their sweet treat and watch as it’s flash frozen to perfection!
Indeed, these fresh elements accompany the already decadent brunch offerings found at Lacroix, like the variety of canapés, bountiful raw bar, breakfast classics and irresistible desserts. Reservations are required and can be made via Tok here.
Lacroix is located in The Rittenhouse Hotel. For more information visit www.lacroixrestaurant.com.