100 Brunches

If you read my About Page, you know that the idea of Brunch Belle began with a fun goal to eat brunch at 100 different restaurants in and around the Washington, DC metropolitan area. This page documents my journey towards that goal, while also serving as your guide to navigating the DC brunch scene.

Below you will find a listing (categorized by neighborhood) of all the DC area restaurants that I have brunched at. I am starting this blog at 42 restaurants. I will be updating this page as I try new brunches along this road to 100, as well as revisit restaurants that I have already tried. This page includes links to each restaurant’s website. You will be directed to their site by clicking on the restaurant’s name.

* An asterisk (*) next to a restaurant’s name signifies that it is BRUNCH BELLE APPROVED and highly recommendedFor these select restaurants I have included Brunch Belle’s Picks from their brunch menu. If you try any of my suggestions, be sure to let me know about your experience.


WASHINGTON, DC BRUNCH

CHINATOWN

*Daikaya Izakaya
Japanese cuisine. Tapas style a la carte brunch. Sun: 11:30a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: french toast, pork and brussels sprouts skewer, Hapa Loco Moco (i.e. hamburger). 

705 6th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 589-1600

*Zengo
Latin-Asian fusion. Tapas style bottomless brunch. $39 pp, including brunch cocktails. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. (last seating 2:00p.m.).

Brunch Belle Picks: achiote – pork arepas, thai chicken empanadas, bacon and scrambled egg steam buns,  bacon fried rice. 

781 7th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 393-2929

CITYCENTERDC AREA

*Acadiana
Louisiana cuisine. Two prix fixe brunch options: $29 pp or $39 pp. Offers $10 bottomless cajun marys or blood orange mimosas with prix fixe order. Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. Live Jazz music.

Brunch Belle Picks: charbroiled oysters, fried green tomatoes, roasted sweet corn and blue crab soup, southern shrimp and grits, louisiana crawfish étouffée, ricotta bread pudding.

901 New York Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-8848

Cuba Libre
Cuban cuisine. Offers tapas style unlimited brunch for $29 pp, as well as a la carte menu. Bottomless drinks option available at $16.50 pp. Sat & Sun: 11:30a.m. – 3:00p.m. Seating for unlimited tapas brunch ends at 1:30p.m.

801 9th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-1600

*Fig & Olive
Mediterranean fare. A la carte brunch menu, as well as prix fixe option for $29 pp. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: burrata crostini, goat cheese crostini, shrimp crostini, hanger steak salad, steak & egg, Rossellini cocktail. Find the full Brunch Belle review here.

934 Palmer Alley N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 559-5004

DUPONT CIRCLE

Café Dupont
French-American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 7:00a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Located in The Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 797-0169

*Duke’s Grocery
Farm-fresh pub. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: earth to sea tartine, brunchie burger with egg, apple wood bacon & avocado, Moscow Mule.

1513 17th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 733-5623

*Tabard Inn Restaurant
American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: Tabard donuts, vanilla pancakes, savory tart. Find the full Brunch Belle review here.

Located inside The Tabard Inn
1739 N Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 785-1277

Teddy & The Bully Bar
American fare. Unlimited prix fixe brunch. $45 pp, including brunch cocktails. Sun: 10:30a.m. – 3:00p.m. Upbeat music provided by DJ.

1200 19th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 872-8700

EASTERN MARKET AREA

*Belga Café
Belgian cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: braised short rib with polenta and fried egg, cornbread waffle with pulled pork, warm cherry cake.

514 8th Street S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-0100

Cava Mezze
Greek cuisine. Tapas style bottomless brunch. $30 pp. 1 ¢ mimosas. Sat: 10:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. Sun: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

527 8th Street S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-9090

Also located in Clarendon, VA and Rockville, Baltimore & Olney, MD.

Hawk ‘n’ Dove
American pub fare. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

329 Pennsylvania Avenue S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-0030

Montmartre
French cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:30a.m. – 3:00p.m.

327 7th Street S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-1244

*Tunnicliff’s Tavern
American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. Tunnicliff’s Tavern does not have a website.

Brunch Belle Picks: crab omelette, steak and eggs.

222 7th Street S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-5680

 FARRAGUT AREA

Beacon Bar and Grill
American fare. Sat: three course brunch at $29.95 pp; 11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Sun: buffet brunch at $38.95 pp; 11:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. Last seating 2:30p.m.  Both brunches include unlimited champagne.

Located inside the Beacon Hotel
1615 Rhode Island Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 872-1126

Founding Farmers
Farm-to-table American inspired food. Farmer owned restaurant. A la carte brunch menu. Sat, Sun & holiday Mondays: 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.

1924 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 822-8783

Also located in Potomac, MD and Tysons, VA.

FOURTEENTH STREET CORRIDOR

Cork Wine Bar
Wine bar serving American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu (plates to share).  Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

1720 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-2675

Lost Society
American fare. A la carte brunch menu. Offers $10 bottomless mimosas with purchase of food entrée. Sat & Sun: 11:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

2001 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 618-8868

*Marvin
Belgian and Southern American inspired cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sun: 10:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: country fried chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits.

2007 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 797-7171

Masa 14
Latin-Asian cuisine. Tapas style bottomless brunch. $39 pp, including brunch cocktails. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

1825 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 328-1414

*Kapnos
Greek cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Offers bottomless mimosas for $20 pp. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: spit roasted chicken & waffles, baklava french toast, greek coffee waffles. 

2201 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 234-5000

Policy Restaurant and Lounge
Contemporary American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Offers bottomless mimosas or bloody mary options for $15 pp. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:30p.m.

1904 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-7654

Provision No. 14
American fare. A la carte brunch menu. Offers bottomless mimosas for $18 pp. Sat & Sun 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

2100 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 827-4530

GEORGETOWN

*Blue Duck Tavern
American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 2:30p.m. Blue Duck Tavern is a Michelin Star Restaurant.

Brunch Belle Picks: short rib hash, sorbet mimosa (coconut is my favorite).

1201 24th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 419-6755

El Centro D.F.
Mexican cuisine. Tapas style bottomless brunch. $35 pp, including brunch cocktails. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

1218 Wisconsin Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-4100

Also located in U Street area.

*Farmers Fishers Bakers
American cuisine. Unlimited buffet style Farmers Market Brunch. $29.99 pp. Sat & Sun: 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.

3000 K Street N.W.
Washington Harbour
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 298-8783

Leopold’s Kafe
French fare. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

3315 M Street N.W. (in Cady’s Alley)
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 965-6005

LOGAN CIRCLE

*B Too
Belgian cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: doffle, lobster waffle, cornbread and pulled pork waffle, Brussels mussels. Find the full Brunch Belle review here.

1324 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 627-2800

*Le Diplomate
French cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 9:30a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: duck sarladaises, chicken paillard.

1601 14th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 332-3333

Logan Tavern
American fare. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

1423 P Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 332-3710

 MCPHERSON SQUARE

Brasserie Beck
Belgian cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 11:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

1101 K Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 408-1717

*Lincoln
American fare. A la carte brunch menu, as well as two unlimited options ($39 pp/$49 pp). Offers bottomless brunch drinks for $21 pp. Sun: 10:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. Service for buffet items and unlimited drinks ends at 3:00p.m. Upbeat music provided by DJ.

Brunch Belle Picks: fried chicken and waffle, shrimp and grits, short rib hash.

1110 Vermont Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 386-9200

*Pennsylvania 6
Raw bar serving Contemporary cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. $1 raw Chesapeake Oysters special. Offers unlimited mimosa and bloody mary bar for $18 pp with purchase of entree. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: brioche French toast, Dutch baby pancake, crab omelette, Treaty of Paris cocktail.

1350 I Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 796-1600

Toro Toro
Latin American fare. Unlimited buffet style brunch. $39 pp, including brunch cocktails. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

1300 I Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-9500

SHAW

*Convivial
French-American fare. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: shrimp and grits, Maryland soft shell crab sandwich, fried chicken and waffle, Pamplemousse Rosé. Find the full Brunch Belle review here.

801 O Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-2870

Espita Mezcaleria
Southern Mexican-inspired cuisine. A la carte menu, as well as fixed price option for $22 pp. Bottomless brunch drinks available for $16 pp. Sat & Sun 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m.

1250 9th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 621-9695

Takoda
American restaurant and rooftop beer garden. A la carte brunch menu. Offers bottomless mimosas for $20 pp. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

715 Florida Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-1252

The Howard Theatre – Gospel Brunch
American soul food. Southern buffet brunch. A la carte brunch menu also available. Live gospel music. $20 advance tickets; $25 day of show. Sun: 12:30p.m – 3:00p.m.; showtime at 1:30p.m.

620 T Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 803-2899

MARYLAND BRUNCH

BALTIMORE

Gertrude’s
Chesapeake cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. Live music.

Located in the Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 889-3399

*Miss Shirley’s Cafe
Southern inspired cuisine. Extensive a la carte menu. Mon-Fri: 7:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.; Sat & Sun: 7:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: crab cake and fried green tomato eggs benedict, belgian waffles, get your grits on.

750 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 528-5373

Also located in Annapolis, MD.

*The Food Market
American cuisine. Extensive a la carte brunch menu. Fri, Sat & Sun: 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: shrimp and grits, fried oyster omelette, huevos carnitas, grace slick mimosa.

1017 W 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 366-0606

The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Seafood restaurant. The Oceanaire typically serves dinner, but does brunch on special occasion days.

Harbor East
801 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 872-0000

Also located at Metro Center, DC.

Rusty Scupper
American seafood restaurant. Unlimited buffet style brunch. $43 pp, including mimosas and bellinis. Sun: 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. Last call 2:00p.m. Live Jazz music.

402 Key Highway
Inner Harbor Marina
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-3678

BETHESDA/ROCKVILLE

*Mon Ami Gabi
French cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sat: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m; Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: scallops gratinées, waffle banana foster, quiche lorraine, salmon, spinach and baby kale salad, prime steak frites.

7239 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-1234

Also located in Reston, VA.

Summer House Santa Monica
California style fare and concept. A la carte brunch menu. Sat & Sun: 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

11825 Grand Park Avenue
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 881-2381

SILVER SPRING

Eggspectation
American fare. Extensive a la carte egg-focused menu. Serves breakfast all day long. Mon-Thurs: 7:00a.m. – 10:00p.m.; Fri & Sat: 7:00a.m. – 11:00p.m.; Sun: 7:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.

923 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-1700

Also located in Chantilly, VA and Owens Mills, MD.

*Hen Quarter
Southern Cuisine & Bourbon Bar. A la carte brunch menu. Sat, Sun & Federal Holidays: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: fried green tomatoes, chicken and waffles.

919 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 247-8969

Also located in Old Town, Alexandria and Penn Quarter, DC.

McGinty’s Public House
Irish pub. Offers prix fixe brunch special at $20.95 pp (includes complimentary bloody mary, champagne or mimosa), along with a la carte menu. Sat & Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:45p.m.

*Mrs. K’s Restaurant & Barrel Bar
American cuisine. Sat: two course brunch at $28 pp, including one glass of mimosa; 11:30 – 2:30p.m. Sun: unlimited buffet brunch at $35 pp (cocktails not included): 10:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. Last seating at 2:30p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: all you can eat crab legs and oysters, bread pudding (Sunday menu only).

9201 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-3500

The Society Restaurant & Lounge
American fare with Caribbean flare. Unlimited buffet style brunch. $30 pp without brunch drinks. $45 pp with bottomless  mimosas and/or bellinis. Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

8229 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 565-8864

8407 Kitchen Bar
Contemporary American cuisine. A la carte brunch menu. Sun: 11:30a.m. – 2:30p.m.

8407 Ramsey Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-8407

NORTHERN VIRGINIA BRUNCH

ARLINGTON

*Fuego Cocina y Tequileria
Traditional Mexican cuisine. Three course brunch at $19 pp. Offers $2 cocktails with purchase of three course menu. Sat & Sun: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Brunch Belle Picks: seafood cocktail, vegetable enchiladas, french toast, lime and coconut tart. Find the full Brunch Belle review here.

2800 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 970-2180

Liberty Tavern
American fare. Offers buffet brunch option at $21.95 pp, along with a la carte menu. Sat & Sun: 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

3195 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 465-9360

OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA

Chart House
Seafood and steakhouse restaurant. A la carte brunch menu. Sun: 11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.

1 Cameron Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5080

Also located in Annapolis, MD.

Daniel O’Connells Restaurant & Bar
Irish pub. A la carte brunch menu. 99¢ bloody mary and mimosa refills. Sat: 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.; Sun: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

112 King Street
Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 739-1124

Virtue Feed & Grain
Modern American tavern. A la carte brunch menu. Sun: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

106 S Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 970-3669

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    PVG
    August 20, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    BrunchBelle Daikaya was great! Took a group of 7 friends and the below items were a hit!

    –Sisig
    –Hapa Loco Moco
    –Pork and Brussels Sprout skewers
    –Chicken Livers

    Thanks for the recommend. Until next review 🙂 !

    • Reply
      Brunch Belle
      August 20, 2016 at 5:07 pm

      Yay! Glad you enjoyed. Now you have me craving them pork and brussels sprout skewers. They are too good.

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