If you're looking to spend a Saturday or Sunday morning brunching in Dallas, check out our guide to the spots with the best food, atmosphere, bloody Marys, mimosa deals, entertainment & more. Whatever your brunch vibe, we have an option for you!

Updated June 2023


 

HEMINGWAY BRUNCH

Hemingway Brunch


You don’t need to wait for the weekend to brunch at Hemingway! This award-winning fave is known for its daily brunch and diverse food and drink menu. Enjoy health-conscious dishes like vegan migas, classics like benedicts and omelets, or indulge in decadent treats like crepes, pancakes, and french toast! We ordered the Oreo Pancakes, Avocado Toast, Eggs Benny, Bourbon Flambe French Toast, Chicken N Waffles, and the Chicken Pesto Panini! They also have a great selection of drinks like mimosas, espresso martinis, and more to pair with your meal!

 

BEST DRINK DEALS

Let's be honest, brunch without prosecco is just a sad, late breakfast! Head to these spots for some of the booziest brunch beverages at a price you can't resist. Cheers!

 

Ziziki's brunch

 

Meso Maya

Enjoy a Mexican twist on classic brunch dishes, with a side of $3 mimosas, bloody Mary’s, sangria! 

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State & Allen

This neighborhood hangout serves brunch every weekend! Sip on $5 mimosas by the glass, or do a $25 bottle! Plus, $5 screwdrivers, greyhounds, bloody marys, and tequila sunrises, or even a $6 spritz! Menu highlights include Tiramisu French Toast, Shrimp and Grits, and Pulled Pork Huevos Rancheros!

State Thomas | Directions

 

Sundown at Granada

This hotspot may be named 'sundown' but here they believe as soon as the sun is up, it's time to drink up! Wash down your delicious Crab Cake Eggs Benedict and Banana Foster French Toast with $2 mimosas and $9 carafes, or sip some slightly stronger like a $6 white peach sangria and Bloody Mary. 

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

Taverna

You may know Taverna to be a pizza and pasta paradise, but have you been for brunch? Their brunch menu includes eggs Benedict, beignets, and $3 Bellinis! Our menu faves include the Avocado Breakfast Torta, Chorizo Migas, and Huevos Borrachos!

Knox | Directions

 

The Mansion

Looking for a sophisticated, stylish spot? Visit Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek to enjoy $9 spicy Bloody Marys, smoked salmon bagels, and stunning southern architecture. 

Turtle Creek | Directions

 

Ziziki's (pictured)

Our love for Ziziki's is bottomless and so are their mimosas. Head down to Knox for the ultimate brunch menu, where the mimosas and amazing prefix plates are all you can drink and eat... for just $30!  

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Want more drink deals? Check out our list of the best mimosa deals in Dallas, or explore Dallas happy hours for any day of the week.

 

BIG GROUPS

They say brunch is the most important meal of the day, so why not share it with the most important people! Head to these spots for the best time with your brunch bunch! 

 

Saint Rocco's Brunch

 

Hero

After a while, everyone's brunch game needs a little refreshing... but don't worry this Hero will save the day.  Located in Victory Park, this massive open-air eatery has an extensive, mouthwatering brunch menu along with tons of boozy beverages including an enormous shareable mimosa or “mega-mosa”. This spot is sure to seat and satisfy even the biggest of groups! 

Victory Park | Directions

 

Pie Tap 

Need birthday brunch plans? Party at Pie Tap! At this spot, you and your favorites can pop a bottle of prosecco, share slices of pizza, and blow out your candles with their delicious glazed cinnamon rolls. 

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Saint Roccos (pictured)

For a brunch spot that will satisfy every type of bruncher, visit Saint Roccos. This NYC Italian-inspired rooftop patio is great for breathtaking views of the Dallas skyline, plus they have Bellinis, and a $30 brunch buffet! 

Trinity Groves | Directions

 

Standard Pour

Want to make the most out of your brunch? Take a trip to Standard Pour where you and your pals can make your own mimosas and even mix and match flavors. Be sure to order their famous spicy chicken strips, they're worth all the hype! 

Uptown | Directions

 

Sixty Vines

If you and your besties haven't brunched at Sixty Vines, have you even brunched at all? Known as one of the hottest brunch spots in Dallas, this light and airy spot serves up the best vibes with their famous froze, don't want to miss mimosa bar, and amazing almond chiffon french toast - this is an insta moment you don't want to miss!

Uptown | Directions

 

The Rustic 

For many, Sundays are family days, so grab the fam and visit The Rustic for a family-friendly and family-style dining experience. Here, you can enjoy all of their best breakfast bites for $17.95, dance to live music, and sip on specialty cocktails as the kids run around the patio! 

Uptown | Directions

 

360 Brunch House

Bring your friends for a brunch that's anything but basic! A reinvention of upscale brunch, this spot boasts a high-energy vibe and international cuisine. The menu features all your brunch faves like benedicts, breakfast tacos, french toast and so much more! Plus, the space is gorgeous with tons of cheeky neon signs -- perfect for getting a shot of your group cheers!

Mansfield & Mockingbird Station | Directions

 

FUN ATMOSPHERE

To some, brunch may be considered as "breakfast without an alarm clock" but that doesn't mean it has to be a total snooze! Head to these fun brunch spots for a buzzworthy brunch!

 

Electric Shuffle Brunch

 

Bread Winners

For a traditional, timeless, tasty brunch pay Bread Winners a visit! For almost 3 decades, this brunch spot has consistently made the city's best brunch list and it's no secret why...  their French Ham Benedict and Fried Chicken and Waffles are award-winning, literally. It's truly an escape to New Orleans, right here in Dallas!

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Electric Shuffle (pictured)

For the ultimate brunch experience which includes 1 hour of shuffleboard, live DJ, brunch food like mini chicken & waffles and breakfast pizza! Each guest gets an entire bottle of bubbly and juices for mimosas all for $50! Reservations are encouraged!

Deep Ellum | Directions

 

Green Light Social

Brunch at this a spacious bar and live DJ with your crew while enjoying unreal eats! Start your day off right with a $25 mimosa tower among friends, and don't miss out on their yummy bites like the Impossible Burger or BigBoy Breakfast Taco. They even have their own rendition of the Texas-favorite Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit.

Deep Ellum | Directions

 

Harper's

Brunch is served every Saturday in a stunning interior, complete with photo-worthy dishes and cocktails to go with it! The menu features upscale options like oysters, plus classics like steak and eggs! Explore more of their menu, including family style spreads to share, unique cocktails, and even a custom omelet station!

Deep Ellum | Directions

 

Oddfellows 

For a cool, casual, comfortable brunch vibe head to Oddfellows. While their interior is relaxingly rustic, their menu showcases bold flavors and creative twists with items like their Bread Pudding French Toast, Buffalo Mac and Cheese, and Red Velvet Pancakes. Check out our most recent visit.

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

The Henry 

Need a brunch spot that will raise the roof? The Henry is for you! This rooftop serves up scrumptious bites including a Hot Honey Crispy Chicken Sandwich and Carmel Apple French Toast, along with spectacular views of the city! 

Uptown | Directions

 

Yellow Rosa

At this spot, brunch with your friends is an absolute fiesta! Here you'll find fun tunes, tropical tequila cocktails, and one of the tastiest avocado tostadas in town. 

Deep Ellum | Directions

 

PUB BRUNCH

Who says you can't start your mornings where you ended your nights? Head to these pubs for good drinks, vibes, and food! 

 

old monk mimosa

 

Harwood Arms 

You may know this spot for its great nightcap deals, but have you given their brunch menu a swig? From 11am-4pm each weekend, Hardwood Arms serves up some of the best British-inspired brunch plates including Waygu Corned Beef Hash, Guinness-Braised Short Rib Benedict, and even a Jameson Infused French Toast! 

Harwood | Directions

 

Lochlands 

Looking to chill at a casual pub but indulge in great drinks and upscale food? Lochlands pub is for you! Here you'll find modern brunch plates such as avocado toast, chocolate chip pancakes, and a breakfast flatbread along with pub favorites like Fish & Chips, Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes, and Shepherd's Pie. 

Lake Highlands | Directions

 

Old Monk (pictured)

For one of the best hearty, Irish brunches in town take a trip to the Old Monk! Here you'll find the heartiest of plates that are sure to make your heart, and stomach, happy. Be sure to try the Irish Smoked Salmon, Eggs Benedict, and of course The Traditional Irish Breakfast.

Henderson | Directions

 

Skellig 

To start your morning with a delicious cold brew, visit the Skellig! This Irish-inspired spot serves up $8 cold brew Irish coffee which pairs perfectly with their famous Pub Breakfast. Pro tip: sub your side toast for bagel! 

Henderson | Directions

 

The Londoner

This British pub has the best Irish Omelette in town! A cheeky twist on a classic, it comes with three eggs stuffed with mashed potato, green onion, garlic and sausage, topped with cheese, avocado salsa and crème fraîche. They also have a great Corned Beef hash and beer selection -- great to watch an early soccer game!

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GREAT FOOD

Not a morning person? Don't worry! Head to these spots for food so good that even the grumpiest of risers will be in a brunch morning mood! 

 

Encina brunch

 

Beverley's

If you're brunching at Beverly's you're in for a meal that mix and matches flavors from all over! Chef Greg Katz showcases his rich Jewish-Texan-French culture in his delicious Matzoball Soup, Chilaquiles, Spinach and Mushroom Quiche, and Challah French Toast. 

Fitzhugh | Directions

 

Encina (pictured)

For a brunch menu that focuses on farm fare and fresh flavors, visit Encina. This Bishop Arts spot prides itself on being 'uncomplicated yet adventurous' so here you'll find dishes that are simple, yet spunky like their Blue Corn Pancakes, Turkey Hash, and Kale Biscuits with Chorizo Gravy. 

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

Knox Bistro

Wake up, it's time to take a trip on Knox! At the Bistro you'll find the fluffiest Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and Challah French Toast, along with their famous Chicken & Waffles that come drizzled in a finger-licking Fresno Chile Gravy Sauce!

Knox | Directions

 

Revolver Taco 

Revolver Taco Lounge expanded last year to add on a Gastrocantina, which serves brunch every Sunday! The alley comes alive for a traditional Mexican buffet brunch. Priced at $35 per person, enjoy homemade tortillas, Chilaquiles, Menudo, Ceviche and a dozen other dishes! It's one you won't want to miss -- the chef is for a 2023 James Beard Award Nominee!

Deep Ellum | Directions

 

Stock & Barrel

Tempted to take a chance? Try Stock & Barrel's unique, untraditional brunch menu that features American fusion items like the Waygu Brisket Burger, Lump Crab Fried Sticky Rice, Pear Waffles, Avocado Chilaquiles, and Toffee Croissant Bread Pudding. 

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

UPSCALE

Looking to take your brunch game up a notch? Head to these upscale spots for a sophisticated, scrumptious brunch!

 

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Ame

Dallasites won't find their typical southern food fare at this brunch spot. Ame, French for "the soul", serves up a French and Indian fusion menu that focuses on incorporating fresh flavors into everyone's favorite brunch dishes like the Tikka Benedict, Biryani Chicken & Waffles, and Chapli & Eggs. 

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

Bistro 31

Nestled in the Highland Park Village, this charming spot invites locals to "eat, drink, and enjoy life". At this Bistro, you'll find an urbane, upscale dining room that features brunch fare with an American, French fusion flare. For a 'magnifique order' try the Lobster Eggs Benedict, Bistro Galette, and Chocolate Croissant.

Highland Park | Directions

 

Hudson House

For a brunch spot that will remind you of Upstate NY's salty waters and cold air, take a trip to Hudson House. Inspired by the culture surrounding the 315-mile Hudson River, this menu serves up northeastern favorites such as fresh Oysters, New York Bagels, and a great Hampton's Breakfast!

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Le Bilboquet

For a brunch that screams très chic, visit Le Bilboquet! Grab the gang and take a trip to this spot's effortlessly elegant dining room to enjoy french- inspired brunch fare including Blueberry Pancakes, Lobster Eggs Benedict, and Brioche French Toast. 

Knox | Directions

 

Paradiso

Paradiso also known as Dallas' Brunch Paradise, is known for its idyllic shaded garden and scrumptious southern European-inspired menu which features items like Potato Tostones with Caviar, Almond French Toast, and  Shoulder Hash. Be sure to make a reservation far in advance as Paradiso is always packed! 

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

RH Rooftop

You may know and love their furniture, but have you ever brunched within their soft sofas and sparking chandeliers? Fairly new to the Dallas Brunch scene, Restoration Hardware's Rooftop Restaurant serves a delicious Scramble and Avocado Toast on the third floor of their 70,000 square foot design gallery. 

Knox | Directions
 

Rise No. 1

Want to try a unique, upscale brunch spot that's on the rise? Rise No.1 is for you! At this restaurant, they believe "money can't buy happiness, but it can buy marshmallow soup, which is kinda the same thing". Which is why here you'll find your favorite brunch flavors in the shape of a soufflé. Be sure to try the Herb & Spicy Sausage, Grand Marnier, Jambon & Gruyère, and Raspberry - they're our favorites! 

Lovers Lane | Directions

 

Sadelle's (pictured)

The long awaited Dallas location of NYC's all day brunch haven is one of our new go-to's! Enjoy latkes, lox, sticky buns and more in a bright, modern space with lots of pastels. They're known for the Sadelle’s tower of your choice of fish -- bagels will come stacked with lox and accoutrements placed on a 3-tier plate!

Highland Park | Directions

 

PATIO BRUNCH

The sky is up and the sun is out, it's time to pair your favorite brunch fare with a breath of fresh air! Head to these outdoor spots to take your brunch party to the patio!

 

Saint Ann Patio


Chelsea Corner

After initially opening its doors in 1974 and restoring the restaurant 5 years ago, Chelsea's Corner is known as the neighborhood's new and old patio. This backyard brunch menu is known for being uniquely creative for items like their Crab Cake & Lobster Benedict, Bourbon Pecan and French Toast and Short Rib Breakfast tacos. And be sure to take a look at their boozy brunch cocktail menu, you won't want to miss the S'mores Espresso Martini -- it even made our list of the best Espresso Martinis in Dallas

Uptown | Directions

 

Mayer's Garden

Head to one of our favorite beer gardens for a heavenly brunch menu, classic cocktails, and the perfect patio! The menu features brunch classics with a Texan twist. Go for the Chilaquiles, Short Rib Benedict, or the WTF Changa -- and finish of your meal with Sopapilla Donuts! Don't sweat any warm weather, the patio has tons of umbrellas and misters too!

Henderson | Directions

 

Royal 38 

For a brunch spot that has a patio and menu that will satisfy even the biggest of brunch parties, head to Royal 38! Here you'll find both a spacious outdoor patio, open-aired indoor seating, and an extensive brunch menu ranging from basic brunch items like Classic Eggs Benedict and Avocado Toast along with creative plates like their Braised Shortrib Hash, Bacon & Cheddar Deviled Eggs, and Banana Foster Stuffed French Toast. 

Harwood District | Directions

 

Smoky Rose

Smoky Rose is known for its quality food inside and out, no seriously they have an amazing indoor & outdoor patio! On Sundays only, you can head to east Dallas for brunch dishes like their Smoky Rose Benedict Served with hash browns (Pulled Pork, Brisket, Salmon or Pastrami) or Burnt Ends and Grits which features their award-winning meats that their Pitmaster smokes daily. You'll want to be up early for this one, "because when it is gone, it is gone".

White Rock | Directions

 

Saint Ann (pictured)

Every bunch is a party here and they even have Funfetti pancakes to celebrate! Located in the Hardwood District, Saint Ann is a stylish spot perfect for you and your besties. Here you'll find a beautiful, Instagram-worthy backdrop, bubbly bellinis, and brunch bites like Apple Pie French Toast and Avocado Eggs Benedict! 

Harwood District | Directions
 

Smithy 

Nobody craves a hangover, unless you're brunching at Smithy's. Home to the famous jumbo, buttermilk, yolk dripping,  hangover sandwich, this spot is known for satisfying your comfort food craving in a chic setting. Plus, tons of great brunch cocktails if you feel like branching out from your typical mimosa.

Henderson | Directions

 

SOUTHERN

As Texans we're a bit biased, but nothing says brunch more than a plate of Southern goodies like warm waffles, crispy fried chicken and fluffy buttermilk biscuits. Head to these spots for some of the best Southern brunches in town! 

 

Ida Claire Brunch

 

Ida Claire (pictured)

This spot serves up food that is south of ordinary. When you're weekend crunching at Ida Claire you are sure to get lost in their timeless Southern hospitality and authentically intriguing dishes like their Nashville Hot Chicken, Fried Green Tomato Benedict, Shrimp & Grits, and of course their mouthwatering biscuits. If you are, or have visitors from out of town, this is a can't-miss Southern spot! 

Addison | Directions

 

Restaurant Beatrice

New to the Dallas brunch scene, Restaurant Beatrice opened just last year! This spot has already made a name for itself, known for delicious dishes using seasonal and local ingredients. The brunch menu features upscale Cajun dishes like Shrimp & Grits, Praline Pain Perdu (aka Cajun French Toast), and more!

Oak Cliff | Directions

 

Streets Fine Chicken 

This restaurant's name says it all. Home to some of the finest fried chicken in town, this casual, cute, and cozy brunch spot is known for serving southern fare in style! Here you'll find 12 different dishes featuring fried chicken, along with other Southern specialties like biscuits, gravy and fried green tomatoes that taste just as good as when your momma makes them! 

Oak Lawn | Directions

 

The Porch 

In the Southern culture, your porch is the place where family & friends gather for great food and company. Take a trip to Dallas' Porch to be immersed in the Southern culture with their friendly, welcoming ambiance and family-style brunch menu that includes favorites like Hot Fried Chicken & Biscuits, Steak & Eggs, and even homemade Cornbread with a Jalapeño Honey Butter! 

Henderson | Directions

 

Yardbird 

Try your Southern favorites with a swanky twist! This buzzy, industrial-chic brunch spot showcases a modern take on southern classics with items like their Brioche Chicken & Egg Sandwich, Creme Brulee Chicken & Waffles, and Strawberry Peach Cobbler. 

Klyde Warren | Directions

 

DINERS

Some Saturday mornings are meant for freshly brewed black coffee,  greasy hangover-curing hashbrowns, and melt-in-your-mouth buttermilk pancakes. Head to these diners for a cozy and casual, yet delicious brunch! 

 

Mama's Daughter's Diner


Bubba's 

If you went to college at SMU but didn't go to Bubba's, did you even go to SMU? Located on Hillcrest, Bubba's is known for its big portions and buttery biscuits. Dining at this cozy, comfy dinner will remind you of a small-town southern cafe from the past! 

SMU | Directions

 

Maple Leaf Diner 

After this diner's owner, Michael Delaurier, an experienced restauranteur native to Canada, couldn’t find food in Dallas that felt like home, he decided to bring his favorite dishes here and has been a hit ever since! At this Canadian-inspired spot, you'll find traditional diner delights such as Chicken, Bacon and Waffles, along with Canadian dishes like Poutine Smothered in House-Made Beef Gravy, Canadian Peameal Bacon, and Butter Tarts! 

North Dallas | Directions

 

Mama's Daughters' Diner (PICTURED)

For the last 6 decades Mama's has been known to be the best home-cooked breakfast in town! From open until close, Mama's menu prides itself on serving breakfast the "ol fashion way". While you can't go wrong with any menu item here, their homemade cornbread is unmatched and 'Mama's Favorite Breakfast' with a side of Blueberry Pancakes is worth all the hype! 

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Lucky's Cafe 

If you can snag a seat at this spot, you're one lucky fella! For over 3 decades this spot has been considered as a THE Dallas Diner amongst locals, as they consistently serve great food with a smile in an atmosphere that feels just like home. Whether you hit the jackpot and snagged a table or decided to wait in the wraparound line, you'll want to order the Banana Cognac Pancakes, Chicken & Waffles, Sweet Potato Hash, and French Toast Sticks. But don't be deterred by the diner's long line, brunch is served all day and is most definitely worth the wait! 

Oak Lawn | Directions

 

John's Cafe

For many locals, John's Cafe has been their biggest and best-kept brunch secret. Since 1972 this family-owned hidden, hole-in-the-wall has been building relationships with locals and serving up some of the most delicious brunch dishes in all of Dallas. Here you'll want to try their Chicken Fried Soaked in Gravy, Huevos Rancheros, and Chocolate Chip Shortstack. 

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

VEGAN / HEALTHY

While Dallas may be considered a Southern cowtown, the vegan trend has sure taken the city by storm. Head to these spots for some of the healthiest, plant-based brunch plates! Bonus: the best vegan restaurants for anytime of the day.

 

Tribal All Day Cafe

 

Atípico

With two locations in Mexico City, Atípico has landed state-side at The Union, serving up unique renditions of worldwide fare! The eclectic, globally inspired restaurant is a place for everyone with dishes that cater to vegans, gluten free, dairy free, and those looking to indulge. Pick from a multitude of loaded toasts, tons of different egg dishes, pancakes, açaí bowls, juices, lattes, and more. Plus, they have an amazing cocktail menu!

Uptown | Directions

 

Dream Cafe  

Serving locals organic, healthy, and flavorful dishes regardless of their dietary restrictions! For vegans, you'll want to try the Santa Fe Omelet, 90210 Benedict, and You're so Vegan. For the meat lovers, be sure to order the Braveheart NY Strip Chicken Fried Steak and Crispy Chicken Eggs Benedict! ​

Uptown | Directions

 

Origin Kitchen + Bar  

Enjoy seasonally crafted cuisine with fresh, organic ingredients! Dishes like their Sweet Potato Hash, Brussel Sprout Bowl, and Cashew Queso are the perfect plant-based plates! Not vegan but still want to eat healthily? Origin offers a Clean Menu that includes meat and seafood, where all items are free of sugar, dairy, wine, grain/gluten, and several oils!

Knox | Directions

 

Company Cafe

Down on the Lowest part of Greenville, this brunch spot prides itself on its farm-to-table service, and great-for-you & great-tasting comfort food. At Company Cafe you'll find some of the city's cleanest breakfast dishes like their Gluten-Free French Toast, Vegan Breakfast Bowl, and Grassfed Brisket Benedict. Perfect for those with busy weekends or complicated diets, Company Cafe serves brunch 7 days a week and promises to accommodate all! 

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

Tribal All Day Cafe (pictured)

For a brunch spot with buzzy brews, cold-pressed juices, and a unique lineup of healthy dishes head to Tribal All Day Cafe! The menu focuses on organic, quality ingredients. The contemporary counter-style space serves healthy takes on dishes including 10 different smoothie bowls, wraps, and salads; they even delicious have vegan options like vegan queso & breakfast tacos!

Bishop Arts | Directions

 

Vegan Vibrationz

This was one of Dallas' first vegan food trucks, now with a restaurant in Plano! Order the famous TacoBell inspired Vegan Crunch Wrap Supreme, along with other spectacular side dishes like the Vegan Mac and Cheese, Black Eyed Peas, and Spicy Collards! 

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