Mothers Day Brunch in Washington, DC

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Many Washington, DC area restaurants offer a Mothers Day brunch with all the trimmings. Here are some recommendations for great places to enjoy a nice meal with the whole family. Most places get pretty busy, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. Details will be updated each year, but please confirm specifics with the restaurant when making a reservation.

10 Thomas Restaurant - Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Cir NW, Washington, DC (202) 842-1300.

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet, $43 person. Unlimited bloody mary, mimosa or champagne. The buffet features traditional brunch selections, hearty mains including shrimp and grits, fried chicken and waffles,  an omelet station and carving station with herb marinated prime rib, and brown sugar mustard glazed ham.  Decadent desserts finish the meal.

14K Restaurant - Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC (202) 28-7575. Mother's Day Brunch Buffet, $54.99 per person, $22.99 per child. Buffet Items: Garden Delights, 14K Fruit Display, Air Dried Meats, Bountiful Breads, Savory Soup de Jour, Fruit of the Sea Items, Land and Sea Items, Carving Meats Station, Chef Omelet Station, Sweet Treats and Kid’s Station. Bloody Mary Bar and Endless Champagne Bar priced separately. 

1789 Restaurant - 1226 36th St NW Washington, DC (202) 965-1789. A la carte menu. First and second courses are included in the entrée price, ranging from $29-51.

Menu includes items such as Bucatini Cacio e Pepe with mignonette pepper, shallots and Parmigiano-Reggiano; Spring Asparagus Salad with Meyer lemon confit, Parmigiano-Reggiano and smoked egg vinaigrette; Sunchoke Velouté with chorizo vinaigrette and mizuna, and Duck Strudel,duck confit, fruit puree, duck chicharrón, spring onions and cucumber.

  Entrée options include Quiche with leeks, gruyere and bacon, served with a mixed spring greens salad; Shrimp & Grits, white grits with fried green tomatoes and roasted Gulf shrimp; Shenandoah Valley Beef Tenderloin with mille-feuille potatoes, onion confit and sunny side-up eggs.

Ambar - 523 8th Street, SE, Washington DC. (202) 813-3039. Unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails, $39 per person. Bottomless Brunch must be ordered by the entire table. Menu features Balkan cuisine with dishes such as Balkan Salad, tomato, peppers, cucumber, onions and aged cheese; "Popara" Balkan Bread Pudding with aged cow cheese, milk, chili flakes and country-style bacon, or Creamy Chicken Spread with roasted sesame seeds, garlic, mayo and cream, served with cornbread and sourdough.  Those looking for breakfast fare options will want to consider the Prosciutto Benedict, served ona muffin, ajvar and kajmak sauce; Ham Omelette with smoked ham, pepper, onion, gouda and basil spinach sauce; Veggie Omelette with red and yellow pepper, onion, tomato, spinach and creamy ajvar sauce; Poached Pear Waffle with house-made caramel sauce and whipped cream, or Steak & Eggs, sirloin served with homemade fried potatoes and a chimichurri sauce.

Ardeo+Bardeo - 3311 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 244-6750. Three-course Mother’s Day brunch, $42 per person, $19 for children 10 and under. Highlights include House Benedict with lump crab, asparagus, poached egg and Old Bay hollandaise; Eggs Norwegian, house cured salmon, English muffin, spinach and Old Bay hollandaise; French Toast with banana vanilla bean compote, candied walnuts and cinnamon cardamom cream; Lamb Sandwich with Calabrian chile and oregano aioli and baby arugula, served on a brioche bun with onion rings, as well as Steak N' Eggs, flatiron steak with herb butter, two eggs (any style) and breakfast potatoes. 

Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca - 1100 New York Ave. NW Washington, DC. (202) 216-9550. A la carte specials include Hamachi, Japanese yellowtail with sea beans, pickled rhubarb and olio verde; Polipo, pan-seared octopus, 'Nduja sausage, watercress and crispy panella; Bomboloni di Baccala', salt cod fritters, baby morels, pea shoots and blood orange aioli; Cappellacci, stinging nettle & ricotta stuffed ravioli, spring ramp pesto and toasted almonds, as well as Moleche, polenta crusted Maryland soft shell crab with grilled ramps, pickled chilies and tonnato sauce.


Blue Duck Tavern - 1201 24th Street, NW Washington DC. (202) 419-6755. Brunch, $125 per adult and $60 for children between 6 and 12, children under the age of five are complimentary.  The three-course menu begins with a choice of starters, including seasonal salads, meats, breads and cheeses, on display throughout the open kitchen.  Highlights include Berry Cheesecake Waffle, graham cracker waffle with macerated berries, cream cheese mousse and almond toffee; Fried Chicken & Biscuit with honey hot sauce, cabbage slaw, collard green marmalade and sunny egg; Lamb Hash with potato, English peas, rainbow carrots, spring onions, spiced yogurt and house-made flatbread; Pan Roasted Prawns with grilled radish, Daikon dashi, pickled red pearl onions and sorrel; Rabbit Buccatini with spring vegetables, carrot top pesto and parmesan, as well as Oven-Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with horseradish sauce and natural jus.

Bombay Club - 815 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC. (202) 659-3727. Three-course, prix fixe Mother’s Day menu,  $35 per person or with unlimited Champagne for $50 per person. Standout dishes include Crispy Kale Chat with date-tamarind chutney; Hara Kebab with spinach, lentils and garam masala; Dahi Keema Samosa with lamb, yogurt and chutneys, and Avocado Banana Chat with cilantro chutney and spices.  Featured entrées on the buffet include Chicken Pista Korma with pistachio, yogurt, mace, and cardamom; Kadai Lamb with tomato, ginger, and fenugreek; Shrimp Chettinad with coconut, onion, curry leaves and star anise; Aloo Pudina with potato and mint; Mushroom Matar Corn with onion, yogurt, cashew nut and cardamom; Paneer Palak with spinach, cheese and garlic; Dal Sultani with lentils, cumin and ghee, and Subz Biryani with vegetables, rice, onion, saffron and garam masala. 

City Tap Penn Quarter - 901 9th St NW Washington, DC. (202) 644-9433. Every table will be greeted with a complimentary basket of gooey cinnamon rolls with vanilla icing. Bottles of Cupcake Prosecco are $15 during Mother’s Day brunch; City Tap’s full a la carte brunch menu and $19 bottomless mimosas, beermosas, and Bloody Marys are also available. Kids menu entrees range from $8-10 and come with a complimentary soda. 

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - 801 9th Street, Suite A, NW, Washington DC. (202) 408-1600. Holiday Brunch, $25 perp person. A la carte brunch will also be served.  Standout dishes include Huevo Roto, house-made double blanched French fries, crispy Spanish chorizo, poached egg and tomato-hollandaise drizzle; Pollo y Waffle, crisp, fried boneless chicken thighs, quinoa waffle, mango salsa and dark rum-molasses syrup; Crepa de Puerco, pulled leg of pork and queso añejo in an oven-roasted crepe, served with corn and truffle crema, Rocoto pepper oil and an herb salad; Panqueques, cornmeal pancakes and crispy bacon with dark rum-molasses syrup and mango butter, as well as Pan Con Jamón Slider, fried egg, country ham, crisp bacon, cheddar and chipotle-onion marmalade, served with yuca fries.  A la carte menu items are priced from $6 to $14.75.  

Del Frisco’s Grille - 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC (202) 450-4686. This year mom deserves $39 crab stuffed lobster tail with asparagus, roasted red pepper, and lemon along with $12 strawberries and rose “Mom’osas” at Del Frisco’s Grille Washington DC. Their bold and delicious cuisine is balanced nicely with the gracious service and a comfortable atmosphere.

Espita Mezcaleria1250 9th Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 621-9695. Brunch $29 per person includes guacamole and two salsas for the table followed by a choice of first course, second course, and sides for sharing.  This special brunch offer must be ordered for the entire table.  Brunch can also be ordered a la carte for a light bite with prices ranging from $3 to $19 per dish.  Menu highlights include Guacamole Clasico with avocado, jalapeño, onion and cilantro; Verde Asado Salsa with roasted tomatillo, onion, garlic and serrano; Maitake Mushroom Omelette with scallions, cilantro and red onion; Biscuits & Eggs with jalapeño chihuahua biscuits, slow poached eggs and arbol hollandaise; Torrejas, French toast with smoked agave nectar and mezcal-infused bananas; Black Kale & Cremini Torta de Huevos; Grilled Tilapia Tacos with pickled carrot & cabbage slaw and chipotle mayo, as well as the Al Pastor Tacos with salsa ranchera and seared pineapple.

Et Voila! - 5120 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington DC. (202) 237-2300. The classic Belgian French bistro will showcase festive holiday specials in addition to their regular brunch and dinner menus. Dishes include Terrine of Veal Head with gribiche sauce, priced at $15.95; Mussels “Royale” and Mussel Beignet, priced at $14.50; Amish Chicken Breast stuffed with chanterelle mushrooms, pewee potato confit, grilled asparagus and consomé mushroom sauce, priced at $27.50, and Wild Rockfish bouillabaisse style, priced at $29.50.    

The Hamilton600 14th Street, NW, Washington DC.  The Hamilton Live will also be offering its popular Gospel Brunch in celebration of Mother's Day.  Three performances will be shown throughout the day at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.  The Gospel Brunch includes music by The Gospel Persuaders along with an all-you-can-eat buffet filled with breakfast classics and Southern dishes as well as one Mimosa or Bloody Mary, priced at $45 per person .  Standout dishes include Southern-Style Catfish; Fried Chicken; House-Smoked Salmon; French Toast, as well as a Virginia Ham Carving Station and Omelet Station.

Hay-Adams - 800 16th Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 638-6600. Brunch buffet, $120 per person, and $60 per child aged 12 years and younger. Choose from a variety of starters and salads, as well as seasonal and local specials such as Soba Noodle and Shrimp Salad with ponzu citrus dressing; Roasted Romanesco and Baby Carrot Salad with Ras el Hanout vinaigrette; Cumin Grilled Eggplant Salad with pequillo peppers and mint yogurt dressing; Mushroom Agnolotti with baby spinach, English peas and Der Alpen Käse cheese; Seared Sea Bass with black rice and ginger miso glaze; Spiced Muscovy Duck Breast with roasted heirloom radishes; Whole Roasted Black Angus Prime Rib with truffle popovers, red wine sauce and horseradish, and Farmer’s Market Omelet Station with a selection of mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, onions, applewood smoked bacon, country ham, feta, comté cheese, cheddar cheese, smoked salmon, arugula, baby spinach, egg whites and egg beaters.  

Howard Theatre - 620 T Street NW Washington, DC. The historic theater offers its Sunday Gospel Brunch featuring a southern-style buffet that includes corn bread, shrimp and grits, collard greens and more. $20-40 per person.

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Jaleo  - Washington DC, Bethesda and Crystal City. All three DC-area Jaleos will celebrate Día de las Madres with an assortment of festive brunch specials. Jaleo DC will feature spring-inspired a la carte specials with items like sautéed organic pea shoots with jamon; a savory Lobster Paella for sharing; Iberico Tenderloin with blue cheese sauce and mashed potatoes; and White Chocolate Mousse with fresh strawberries, mint and pistachio.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - 750 15th St. NW Washington, DC (202) 489-0140. In addition to the full a la carte menu, brunch is available. Enjoy favorites such as the Strawberry Waffles as well as half-priced signature cocktails and wines by the glass. 

Kingbird - Watergate Hotel - 2650 Virginia Ave. NW Washington DC (202) 827-1600. Brunch offerings are priced at $110/adult and $55/children between the ages of 5-12 years old (4 and under eat free). Highlights from the Buffet include: A cold buffet with a variety of salads, a waffle station, a seafood station, and a charcuterie and cheese set, A hot buffet featuring items such as crispy brussel sprouts, truffled mac & cheese, braised turkey thigh hash, beef brisket hash and more, A carving station with meats including prime rib of beef- beef jus, roasted leg of lamb- chimichurri, and bone in smoked ham, a variety of desserts and bottomless Mimosas and specialty brunch cocktails.

LINCOLN - 1110 Vermont Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 386-9220. Three course brunch menu that includes a variety of sides for the table to share.  Priced at $52/person for adults and $22/person for children under 12, the menu will include dishes like: Huckleyberry Doughnuts, Maryland Crab Béarnaise, Grass Fed NY Strip & Eggs, Homemade Biscuits & Gravy,Olive Oil Poached Halibut, Pecan Sticky Buns and Berries & Elderflower Semifreddo.

Lupo Verde - 1401 T Street, NW, Washington DC. (202) 827-4752. A la carte brunch menu of authentic, rustic, Italian fare featuring a variety of antipasti, breakfast pizzas, house-made pastas, egg dishes, and crepes.  Standout specials include Lasagna Primavera, vegetable lasagna with four cheeses, crispy artichokes, poached eggs and herbs; Branzino ai Sapori del Sud, sea bass with potatoes, olives, cappers, raisins and mint, as well as Coppa Paradiso with zabaione cream, raspberry, chocolate and almonds Amaretti.  Specials are priced from $12 to $32 each. 

Mango Tree DC - 929 H Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 408-8100. All mothers receive a complimentary entrée, when a minimum of two persons dine from either the new lunch or dinner a la carte menu. Menu features authentic Thai cuisine with a modern twist including Pink Pomelo Salad (roasted coconut flakes and roasted peanut) and Eggplant Salad, (char-grilled eggplant, lemongrass, cilantro, fresh lime and soft-boiled egg), classic Tom Yum Soup and main dishes of Lamb Shank Massaman (slow braised lamb shank, massaman curry, fingerling potato, anise and cinnamon); rich and flavorful Crispy Chicken Basil (thai basil, chili and garlic); Wok-Fried Crab Curry (whole blue crab, yellow curry and egg); and much more.

 Mango Tree’s new à la carte lunch menu is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner menu from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Mansion on O - 2020 O Street NW, Washington DC. Treat Mom to a special Mother's Day Lunch & Tour at The Mansion. Menu includes a wide variety of regional and international favorites, decadent chocolate fountain, award winning desserts, champagne & much more! Plenty of vegetarian options. Visit includes a self-guided tour of our themed rooms and secret doors. Explore the museum's collection of signed guitars, memorabilia, art and more. $85/per - Kids 5-11 half price. Kids under 5 are free. 

Masa 14 - 1825 14th Street, NW, Washington DC. Latin-Asian prix fixe brunch, $39 per person, including an unlimited selection of brunch drinks. The menu will feature a selection of Salads, Eggs and Such, Sandwiches, Sweets and Sides, including Pork Belly Benedict with spicy curry potato cake and chipotle hollandaise; Chilaquiles, corn tortillas, chorizo, queso cotija and soft scrambled eggs; Smoked Chicken Hash with caramelized onions, chilies, chipotle hollandaise, yucca and poached egg; Fruit & House-made Granola with citrus yogurt and blood orange syrup, as well as the Crispy Smoked Brisket Bun with hoisin BBQ, pickled onion, toasted sesame and cilantro.

 This special brunch must be ordered for the entire table.  Brunch offerings can also be ordered a la carte with prices ranging from $4 to $13.

Nazca Mochica - 1633 P St NW Washington, DC. (202) 733-3170. Three courses of traditional Peruvian dishes available for $35. Guests can choose from a first course including causitas with aji Amarillo pepper sauce, olives, and piquillo pepper; a second course including cebiche en salsa de rocoto made with fresh white fish and octopus in rocoto sauce, aji de gallina with shredded chicken breast, egg, and roasted peanuts, and seco de cordero lamb leg marinated in a dark beer reduction; and finish with caramel alfajores cookies or seasonal gelatos and sorbets. The full a la carte menu is also available; prix fixe menu requires participation of the whole table. 

nopa Kitchen+Bar - 800 F Street, NW, Washington DC. (202) 347-4667. Four-course prix fixe menu, $45 per person. Menu includes Wild Ramp & Spring Garlic Soup with Little Antietam goat cheese, pickled ramps and herbed breadcrumbs; Black Sea Bass Ceviche ‘a la Minute” with green olive, cucumber, crispy quinoa, cilantro and jalapeño-citrus emulsion; English Pea & Ricotta Gnudi with pea shoots, Peekytoe crab, spring garlic and preserved lemon; La Bocage Mushrooms & Pea Shoot Salad with guanciale, truffled pecorino, spring peas and basil vinaigrette.  Entrée courses are just as enticing and include Farro & Black Quinoa Risotto with ramp pesto, spring vegetables, ricotta salata, sunflower shoots and egg 63; Smoked Brisket & Short Rib Melt with cheddar fondue, Carolina coleslaw and house pickles; Earth ‘N Eats Farm Egg Scramble with Icy City hot smoked salmon, Toy Box tomatoes, herbed mascarpone and fennel-arugula salad; NoPa Lobster Roll with house made Old Bay, cucumber-watermelon radish slaw, served on a New England roll, as well as Eggs Benedict with salmon rillettes, poached eggs, salmon roe and tarragon hollandaise.

Odyssey Brunch Cruise - Boarding at 9:15am and cruising from 10 am to noon, includes a lavish brunch buffet, live entertainment and dancing on deck. Afternoon Boarding at 1:15pm and cruising from 2-4pm, the Odyssey Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise also offers live music and dance to accompany a buffet. In the evening, the Odyssey will set sail once again for its Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise, featuring a three-course plated meal, lively band and dancing under the stars. Prices: $84.90-89.90 per adult, $50.95-53.95 ages 3-12.

The Oval Room - 800 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 463-8700. Three-course Mother’s Day menu $55 per person. Menu includes Chilled Cucumber Soup with smoked trout, fennel pollen, pickled onions and crème fraîche; Foie Gras Torchon with macadamia nut, local strawberry, Thai basil and brioche crumble; Smoked Salmon with pickled beets, green almonds, hearts of palm and whipped horseradish; Poached Cod with hummus, squash blossoms, blood orange and piquillo pepper vinaigrette; Rock Shrimp Scramble with crispy hash brown, black pepper biscuit and Hackleback caviar; Rack Of Lamb with charred eggplant purée, fiddlehead ferns, spring garlic and olive jus, as well as Beef Tenderloin with purple potato, local asparagus, maitake mushroom and ramp vinaigrette.

Rasika West End - 1190 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington DC. (202) 466-2500. Three-course, prix fixe menu, $50 per person. Enjoy flavorful Indian dishes such as Egg on Cauliflower Toast with green chilies, cheddar and sunny side eggs; Tikka French Toast with tandoori chicken and curry slaw; Ragda Pattice with spiced potato pattice, yellow peas and chutneys; Tandoori Salmon with lime leaves, ginger, garlic and lemon pickle; Salli Boti with lamb, apricots and straw potatoes; Lamb Dalcha with bengal gram, mint and lemon juice, as well as Grouper Malai with coconut, bay leaf and mustard oil.  

Rasika Penn Quarter633 D Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 637-1222. Three-course, prix fixe menu, $50 per person. Standout dishes include Egg Kejriwal with cheese chili toast and sunny side eggs; Crab Poha with curry leaves, mustard seeds and coconut milk; Wada Pao, classic Mumbai street food; Bengali Shrimp with onion seeds, fennel and cumin; Aai’s Chicken with almonds, coconut milk and garam masala; Papeta Gosht with lamb, potatoes and coconut milk, as well as Rasika Thali with makkai kofta, mixed vegetable patia, paneer tawa masala and dal makhani.

Sakerum 2204 14th Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 518-2222. Regularly priced at $29 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, moms can select from six Japanese-style bento boxes showcasing the best of Latin and Asian ingredients paired with creative brunch cocktails. Bento boxes choices are Churrasco, grilled beef short rib, sushi rice, chimichurri salsa and fried egg; the Chicken Karaage, double fried chicken thigh, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, sautéed onion and fried egg; the Yaki-Sake, grilled salmon, mojo sauce, poached egg and basmati rice; the Arroz Chaufa with shrimp & chicken fried rice; the Pancake & Omelet, choice ofmeat or veggie omelet and pancakes, and the Sushi Box with a chef selection of seven-piece nigiri & sashimi.

Spirit of Washington Cruises - a Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise from 10:30am to 12:30pm and Mother’s Day Afternoon Lunch Cruise from 3:00 to 5:00pm. Both cruises board a half hour earlier and feature a bountiful buffet and interactive DJ. Boarding at 7:00pm and cruising from 7:30pm to10:30pm, the cruise boasts a lovely grand buffet, music and dancing to top off a wonderful day spent with family and friends. Prices: $59.90-87.90 per adult.

St. Regis Washington DC - 923 16th and K Sts. NW Washington DC (202) 638-2626. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, $55 per person and Mother’s Day Sunday prix-fixe brunch, $59 per person. The menu features a selection of delectable dishes beginning with appetizers of yellow fin tuna carpaccio, Spanish octopus Galician style, chilled white asparagus veloute, and entrees that range from seared organic salmon, rosemary potato frittata, and butter poached Maine lobster eggs benedict. End you meal with a decadent dessert menu showcasing rose petal and ginger vacherin, chocolate duo, and blueberry coconut tart. All moms will be treated to a harpist and a complimentary glass of Champagne or the signature St. Regis Bloody Mary.

TAKODA - 715 Florida Avenue, NW, Washington DC.  (202) 525-1252.  Brunch menu items range in price from $13 to $15.  Standouts include Red Velvet Pancakes with whipped cream cheese and black pepper maple syrup; Apple Pie French Toast, thick-cut and served with caramelized apples and caramel; Brisket Hash, brisket, potatoes, peppers, and onions, topped with a sunny side up egg and red pepper aioli;Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffle, Southern fried chicken with pecans and black pepper maple syrup; Shrimp & Grits, Tasso ham pepper sauce and a sunny side up egg;Texas Toast Sandwich, fried egg, cheddar, chicken sausage, hash brown waffle, served with fresh fruit.

Teddy & The Bully Bar - 1200 19th St. NW Washington, DC (202) 872-8700. Hybrid menu that includes three plated dishes(guests can choose from numerous options within each course,) family-style sides and endless trips to a variety of buffet stations.  Highlights will include Roasted Strawberries & Lime Rhubarb Yogurt, Cinnamon French Toast Crunch, Short Rib Huevos Rancheros & Crispy Gruyere Cheese Arepas,  Herb Roasted Prime Rib Carving Station and a Farm Fresh Create-Your-Own Omelet Station. $56/person for adults and $22/person for children under the age of 12.

Toro Toro - 1300 I Street, NW, Washington DC.(202) 682-9500.  $39 per person. Pan-Latin small plates that showcase South and Central American cuisine, includeseasonal salads, meats, a raw bar, and assorted breads and cheeses, presented on the lavish buffet.  Next, diners can enjoy Toro Toro’s “Rodizio Grill,” with choices that include Picanha Steak, Chorizo Sausage, Achiote Chicken or Chef’s Daily Selection.  Guests can also order from the chef’s daily creation of hot sides. Standouts include Papas Bravas; Tortilla Espanola; Chorizo & Potato Hash; Chipotle-Agave Bacon; Mexican-Chocolate Waffles with Nutella and bananas, as well as Chilaquiles Verdes.

West End Bistro - Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC. 1190 22nd St NW Washington DC (202) 974-4900. Special buffet menu, $105 per person with unlimited Prosecco. Includes salads, cheeses and bread station, raw bar and smoked seafood, omelets and eggs prepared to order, waffles, pancakes, eggs benedict, prime rib, potato leek gratin, sweet corn and polenta ravioli, Japanese mushroom ragout, peach lavender crème brulee, white chocolate and raspberry tower and much more.

The Willard InterContinental - 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC. (202) 628-9100. Set against the grand backdrop of the storied Willard and Crystal Ballrooms, amongst the soothing sounds of the piano and harp, guests will indulge in a delectable assortment of brunch favorites from a variety of action stations including omelets, waffles, fresh seafood, and hand carved meats. $110 per adult, $55 per child (5-12 years old) with children under five complimentary.

Zaytinya  - 701 9th St. NW Washington DC. (202) 638-0800. Savor Greek, Turkish and Lebanese mezze. For $35, a four-course tasting menu. Menu highlights include Spring Pea Tzatziki; the beloved Brussels Sprouts Afelia with crispy Brussels sprouts, coriander, barberries and garlic yogurt; Lamb Bacon & Eggs with house-smoked lamb bacon, kale, ladolemono and soft-cooked egg; and the Chocolate Rose with rose ice cream, chocolate custard and spiced berry purée. 

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