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Adele’s on Edgewood Avenue in Atlanta offers a Sunday brunch buffet that includes omelettes, bacon, sausage, fruit, coffee, cocktail, and coffee cake. Adele’s

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Try These Five Lunch and Brunch Buffets Around Atlanta

Brunch and lunch buffets serving everything from omelettes and fried chicken biscuits to a Turkish-style breakfast feast and Indian street eats paired with hot cups of chai

Brunch has always been big business in Atlanta, especially on the weekends. There are even entire restaurants now dedicated to serving the meal that combines breakfast and lunch served all day, everyday. But there’s something super appealing about the array of food options offered on a brunch or lunch buffet. It’s like a choose your own adventure meal filled with omelette and waffle stations, comforting dishes like shrimp and grits or shakshuka, breakfast meats, and biscuits, breads, and potatoes done every which way.

While many Atlanta restaurants ceased offering brunch and lunch buffet service due to the pandemic, some restaurants are bringing these beloved buffets back. Below are five brunch and lunch buffets to consider, serving everything from omelettes and fried chicken biscuits to a Turkish-style breakfast feast and Indian street eats paired with hot cups of chai.

Adele’s

525 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta

Adele’s on Edgewood Avenue in Atlanta offers a Sunday brunch buffet that includes omelettes, bacon, sausage, fruit, coffee, cocktail, and coffee cake. Adele’s

Every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Edgewood Avenue restaurant offers its popular brunch buffet. Expect Southern-style brunch here with biscuits and gravy, an assortment of bagels with toppings, pancakes, and quiche with sides of cheesy grits, bacon, and sausage. Look for larger entrees offered on the buffet, too, including roasted salmon and pulled pork, as well as mac and cheese, collards, and fried okra. $32 per person. Kids 5 to 12 years $16 per person.

Delbar Middle Eastern

870 Inman Village Parkway, Atlanta

Andrew Thomas Lee
A mezze spread of labneh, kubenah, flat breads, fruts, and vegetables from Persian restaurant Delbar in Atlanta. Andrew Thomas Lee

This Inman Park Middle Eastern restaurant features a weekend brunch that includes sujuk and eggs (beef sausage), shakshuka, Turkish bagels, and barbari bread sprinkled with tumeric and sesame seeds topped with whipped feta and candied pistachios. While there isn’t a buffet here during brunch, for those looking to feed a group of four people, order the breakfast platter. For $59, Delbar’s Turkish-style breakfast platter comes with labneh, halvah, feta cheese, radishes, jam, honey comb, dates, fruit, butter, soft boiled eggs, sarshir, spreads like Nutella, fresh herbs, olives, raw vegetables, and walnuts. Pair the meal with Turkish coffee, fresh pomegranate juice, or a morning cocktail. Breakfast platter is $59 and feeds four people.

Kenley’s Catering and Restaurant

75 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta

Kenley’s Catering and Restaurant
Kenley’s Catering and Restaurant

The cafeteria-style breakfast offered at Kenley’s in downtown Atlanta is likely one of the most affordable in town. Only open on weekdays, Kenley Waller’s eponymous restaurant is a local favorite for downtown residents and Georgia State University students seeking meals filled with comfort foods. Kick off the day with the breakfast buffet featuring everything from biscuits and gravy and omelettes to build-your-own breakfast plates and sandwiches. $10 and under.

Chai Pani

406 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur

Chai Pani
Chai Pani

Chai Pani launched a lunch buffet in 2022 that features some of the Indian street food restaurant’s most popular dishes, including kale pakoras, saag paneer, bhel puri, and butter chicken. There’s also plenty of naan to choose from on the buffet, as well as an assortment of chutneys and hot chai. Served daily, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $14.99 per person weekdays; $19.99 per person weekends. Kids 10 and under $9.99.

The Historic Green Manor Restaurant

6400 Westbrook Avenue, Union City

The Historic Green Manor Restaurant

There’s always a daily buffet on offer at this Southern restaurant and events spot in Union City. Once a grand home part of a 19th century farm, Green Manor is now a Southern restaurant and event space known for its crispy fried chicken and Sunday brunch and lunch buffets. The menu changes daily here, so be sure to check that out before making reservations. $19 to $25 per person.

Delbar Middle Eastern

870 Inman Village Parkway Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 500-1444 Visit Website

Chai Pani

406 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, , GA 30030 (404) 378-4030 Visit Website

The Historic Green Manor Restaurant

6400 Westbrook Avenue, , GA 30291 (770) 964-4343 Visit Website
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