Best Brunch in the DC Area

January 26, 2011 3:57 AM


Great American Restaurants


Great American Restaurants


4000 Campbell Avenue (formerly S. 28th Street)
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 931-0777

Have you ever had chocolate waffles? That’s the specialty at Carlyle, Warm Flourless Chocolate Macadamia Nut Waffles. Make sure to enjoy some Steak & Eggs Beneict with filet mignon or Brioche French Toast with granola, fresh fruit, and yogurt before indulging in dessert. Brunch hours are Saturday 10:30AM-3:00PM and Sunday 9:30AM-3:00PM.

Founding Farmers

1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

A LEED certified Green Restaurant, Founding Farmers has amazingly fresh farm-inspired American true food and drink that is environmentally friendly. Weekend brunch features homemade jams, eggs scrambles, hashes, pancakes, fresh fruit, yummy breads and more.

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
1517 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Down the street from Dupont Circle, Kramerbooks is a great place to shop for books while waiting to eat a delicious meal! Brunch on Saturday and Sunday includes meals like Bay Bridge crab omelets, 5 different benedicts, a brunch quesadilla, and tasty Strawberry Mimosas.

Old Ebbitt Grill
675 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

Founded in 1856, Old Ebbitt Grill was the favorite restaurant of Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding and Theodore Roosevelt. It’s located right near the White House and many interesting museums, so brunch at Old Ebbitt Grill is a great start to a fun-filled day in DC. Try the Pumpkin French Toast, Country Brunch, or one of the many other tasty dishes at this popular stop for journalists, politicians and celebrities.

Matchbox Capitol Hill

521 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

713 H St NW,
Washington, D.C. 20001

From prosciutto and gruyere waffle “sandwiches” to cast iron smoked salmon and eggs, you can’t go wrong with the deliciously unique brunch menu at Matchbox. Brunch lasts from 10 am to 3 pm on both Saturday and Sunday at this green-conscious DC staple.