Brunch is not just a meal. It is something that you plan your weekend around, especially for mornings that seem impossible without the hair of the dog. The combination of bacon, eggs and mimosas is simply one that cannot be beat. So for all of our fellow brunch fanatics, we’ve provided you with a list of the best boozy brunch spots in Philadelphia that you need to check out!
3420 Sansom Street, University City
White Dog Cafe is known for its doggy decor and uniquely designed rooms. The brunch menu is inspired by locally-grown, organic ingredients and features a refreshing drink list to cool you down including mimosas, bellinis and sangria. Sitting in the fabulously decorated White Dog Cafe is an experience within itself and once you add the complimentary muffin platter, this cafe is nothing short of perfect.
637 N 3rd Street, Northern Liberties
The Abbaye’s main section of their brunch menu, titled “Hangover Cures,” makes it obvious that this spot just gets people. Abbaye understands the pain of the day after and will ease your pain with decadent combinations of carbs, meat, and cheese. For example, the Abbaye Texas Benedict includes two eggs over easy, fried chicken and bacon served in a biscuit smothered in gravy. They also offer a great drink prices, serving bloody marys and mimosas for $3 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1031 Germantown Avenue, Northern Liberties
Monarch Philly in Northern Liberties makes the list for pitchers (yes, pitchers) of bloody marys and mimosas while sitting poolside. Their brunch menu has all of your classics, as well as a make-your-own frittata section and fruit options if you’re trying to keep it light for a day by the pool. Also try sitting in their outdoor beer garden decorated with lights and swings. It’s loads of fun.
15 S 3rd Street, Old City
Farmicia, located in Old City, was created by the former owner of White Dog Cafe and owners of Metropolitan Bakery, meaning they serve crazy good food on even better bread. Farmacia has an extensive brunch menu for weekends, and the best part is that their “happy hour” menu is served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., which includes half-priced cocktails, beer and wine.
48 S 11th Street, South Philly
Devil’s Den is the place to go for inexpensive, adult beverages. This spot has $3 mimosas and bloody marys from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. They also have beermosas for macho men who crave a cold brew in the morning, and no we don’t mean the trendy coffee. Their brunch menu also features sinful scrambles to indulge on and one of our personal favorites, duck fat fries.
2301 Fairmount Avenue, Fairmount
If you’re a bloody mary fan, you will bloody love this spot. London Grill brunch has a make-your-own bloody mary bar for only $9. You start with your choice of a base vodka shot and then go crazy with the toppings, like bacon and wasabi. The brunch menu features traditional breakfast items with the addition of some English-inspired items like fried pickles, yum!
Philadelphia has a renowned brunch scene that continues to grow in size. With so many options, it’s often hard to choose. Next time you’re stuck, add a little excitement to your breakfast by trying one of these places.
* Monarch Philly is a client of Philly PR Girl.
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