On Sunday mornings, many of Atlanta’s restaurants transform into Bloody Mary serving, egg frying breakfast destinations. Here is a list of some of the city’s highlights for next time you wake up hungry.
For a unique brunch experience, try Café 458, where you can enjoy a meal and do good at the same time. Nestled in the Sweet Auburn Historic District, this brunch spot features guest chefs from all over the city and serves a gourmet brunch with all the proceeds going to Atlanta Samaritan House to help the homeless. Signature brunch dishes include Southern Comfort French Toast, Thai Chicken & Waffles, and Carolina Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict.
With several Atlanta area locations, The Flying Biscuit is a quirky and colorful café with huge, southern-sized portions of comfort food favorites. While they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can always order up their organic oatmeal pancakes, fluffy omelets and fluffier biscuits.
Highland Bakery in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward offers fresh baked breads, cookies and other temptations, custom cakes, and an extremely popular brunch. Whether in the lively dining room or seated at one of the tables lining Highland Ave, guests enjoy breakfast items like peanut butter French toast, cilantro corn pancakes or lunch sandwiches like the crab burger. Highland Bakery has locations in the Old Fourth Ward, Midtown, the ATL Financial Center, and Downtown GSU.
Atlantans take advantage of favorable weather much of the year with a trip to Park Tavern for Sunday brunch. Here you can wait for your table while enjoying a drink from the bloody mary bar and lounging in the grass at Piedmont Park. One of Atlanta’s most dog-friendly brunch spots, the large park-side dining area serves a simple menu of breakfast favorites like eggs and southern biscuits and also offers their full regular menu for those looking for non-breakfast dishes. Located at the corner of 10th Street and Monroe Downtown in Midtown’s Piedmont Park.
A casual and charming spot where nostalgia lines the walls and light twinkle above, Ria’s Bluebird, located in Grant Park, serves some of the best southern brunch classics. Ria’s offers breakfast all day as well as a lunch menu in the afternoons. In addition to indulgent items like the brisket breakfast, Ria’s also offers veggie-friendly alternatives like a southwest tofu scramble.
Located in Atlanta’s up and coming Westside, West Egg has consistently received top breakfast honors in local surveys and publications. An independent coffee house and sandwich shop, West Egg offers free wireless, bottomless coffee, and serves items like a fried green tomato breakfast wrap and build-your-own biscuits all day, every day.