Where to Go for Bottomless Brunch in D.C.
You made it through the work week, and there’s only one way to celebrate: brunch. In DC, brunch is synonymous with bottomless drinks; here are our picks for the best places to get endless pours of your favorite brunch beverages.
For Mediterranean shared plates, head to Cava Mezze in Arlington or Barracks Row for an all you can eat mezze spread including spicy lamb benedicts, orzo and eggs, crispy pork belly, nutella waffles and more. Add on mimosas for just $.01 each. On Saturday and Sunday, brunch starts at 10 AM. (Arlington: 2940 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington; 703-276-9090; Barracks Row: 527 8th St, SE; 202-543-9090)
Enjoy a locally-sourced brunch menu with seasonal entrees like shrimp and grits, Old Bay fried chicken, and spelt buttermilk pancakes. No DC brunch would be complete without bottomless drinks; choose from unlimited mimosas ($15) or bloody Marys ($20). Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM - 2:30 PM. (517 H St, NE; 202-629-3296)
This Foggy Bottom restaurant serves up American classics like eggs benedict, country fried steak, jumbo lump crabcake sandwich and steak and eggs. No matter what you decide on for your entree, a must-order appetizer is the hot cinnamon sugar pretzel baguette served with blackberry-butter. Bottomless bloody Marys and mimosas are $16 with purchase of an entree. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 3 PM. (2200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-587-8277)
Nothing beats eating Duke’s brunchie burger (or any of their sarnies) on the patio...unless it’s paired with bottomless mimosas. From 10 AM - 3 PM on the weekends, get endless mimosas or bloody Marys for $16. Be sure to come early, as this Dupont neighborhood pub gets very crowded very fast come brunch time. (1513 17th St, NW; 202-7333-5623)
Farmers Fishers Bakers
As far as buffet brunches go, Farmers Fishers Bakers has one of the best in the city. For $29.99, enjoy endless dishes from a number of stations including a Butchers Table (with items like honey pot fried chicken, tacos, cheesy grits, jambalaya), a Gardeners Table (with bruleed pink grapefruit, salads, dips and bread) and a Carving Table (with French toast, thick cut bacon, and egg scrambles) along with traveling trays of eggs benedict, sushi and pizza. Order brunch cocktails like bellinis, mimosas and Pimm’s cups a la carte. If you’re in a large group, make sure to ask for the punch bowl of the day. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM - 2 PM. (3000 K St, NW; 202-298-8783)
The Fainting Goat
The U Street gastropub offers a varied brunch menu with items like avocado toast, goat cheese fondue, and duck liver parfait. Diners can go bottomless with their libations for $17, which includes bottomless bubbles or bloody goats (house spice blend, Sobieski vodka, V-8 and lime). Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 3 PM. (1300 U St, NW; 202-735-0344)
For a Peruvian brunch feast, head to Ocopa on H Street for traditional dishes like pollo a la brasa and anticuchos. Make your brunch bottomless with $20 mimosas or $25 flavored mimosas. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. (1324 H St, NE; 202-396-1814)
Most have been to Satellite Room for pre-9:30 Club show drinks, but stop by during brunch hours for biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, omelets, hashes, and more. Make it a bottomless affair with endless “Wu-Tangmosas” for $15. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 4 PM. (2047 9th St, NW; 202-506-2496)
For the ultimate bottomless brunch experience, head to Richard Sandoval’s Asian-Latin fusion restaurant from endless small plates and brunch drinks. Choose from a number of dishes including ceviche, sushi, chilaquiles, tacos, empanadas and more. For libations, switch between traditional and flavored mimosas, sangria, and bloody Marys. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM - 3 PM. (781 7th St, NW; 202-393-2929)
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