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The Hottest Brunches in Atlanta, Right Now

Weekends are for biscuits, fancy toasts, and eggs benedict

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Looking for a fresh spot to brunch and possibly cure a weekend morning hangover? Try one of these restaurants that have either recently opened, added new brunch service, or updated their menu. Satisfy those cravings for French toast, mimosas, and mile-high biscuits this weekend.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Hen Mother Cookhouse

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11705 Jones Bridge Rd B201
Johns Creek, GA 30005
(770) 417-8404
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Hen Mother Cookhouse on Jones Bridge Road in Johns Creek is all about the meal between breakfast and lunch. Brunch is served six days a week. Outdoor seating is available. It’s dog-friendly, too. Tuesday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

2. Garden & Gun Club

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The Battery Atlanta, 2605 Circle 75 Pkwy #410
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 726-0925
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Garden & Gun Club at Battery Atlanta is serving a Southern brunch starting at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Expect dishes like jumbo lump crab benedict, a fried chicken and pimento cheese Cathead biscuit, or Johnny cakes on the menu here. Morning cocktails go beyond the ubiquitous (and boring) mimosa. Try the morning glory with vodka, elderflower, and Aperol topped with sparkling rosé. The Club’s raw bar selections are also available during brunch.

Fried pencil fish and grits
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3. The Alden

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5070 Peachtree Blvd
Chamblee, GA 30341

Newly opened at Parkview on Peachtree in Chamblee, The Alden’s brunch keeps it super classic without being too fussy. Look for items on the menu like turkey and sweet potato hash or grilled steak and eggs benedict. Cocktails include brunch standards bloody mary and mimosa with a couple of variations like the beer-inflused michelada or a berry or peach bellini.

Steak and eggs benedict
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4. Irby's Tavern

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322 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 254-1333
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Sports bar Irby’s Tavern on East Paces Ferry in Buckhead now serves brunch on the weekends. Order salmon hash, an egg white omelette, or the dirty south open-faced biscuit topped with scrambled eggs and pimento cheese and slathered in sausage gravy while watching all the football action. Mimosas and bloody marys are at the ready for the midday meal. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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5. Publico Atlanta

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1104 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(678) 973-0070
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Publico and its dog-friendly patio opened in May on Crescent Avenue, and they now serve brunch. Try the steak and eggs tacos or the plantain pancakes. For those seeking heartier fare, order the breakfast burger with bacon, chorizo sweet potato hash, a sunny egg, and Swiss cheese on Texas toast. Pair brunch with a spicy bloody mary or a cold brew with s’mores vodka and a graham cracker rim garnished with a toasted marshmallow. Publico is located in the old Front Page News space. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

6. Tiny Lou's

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789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(470) 485-0085
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Tiny Lou’s located on the bottom floor of the Hotel Clermont now services brunch. The menu includes an assortment of French pastries, a breakfast crepe with ham and crème fraîche, and duck confit and waffles along with morning cocktails, coffee, and tea. Chef Jeb Aldrich is serving both French and Austrian selections on Tiny Lou’s brunch menu. The latter pays homage to the dancer who inspired the restaurant’s name and her Austrian heritage as well as Aldrich’s own experiences living and cooking in the central European country. A schnitzel is also listed among the offerings with a sunny side egg and lingonberries topped with beurre noisette. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tiny Lou’s in the Hotel Clermont
Tiny Lou’s

7. Bon Ton Atlanta

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674 Myrtle St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 996-6177
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Vietnam-meets-New Orleans seafood restaurant Bon Ton on Myrtle Street just added Sunday brunch to its line-up. The #funkmeup brunch includes a DJ, morning cocktails like their frozen Vietnamese Irish coffee, and menu items such as a fried fish sandwich. Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

8. The Poncey Highland

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640 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306
(678) 358-3208
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The quaint cafe and coffeehouse located on North Highland keeps brunch delightfully unpretentious. It also keeps rolling out fancy toast and waffle specials throughout the week and weekend. Head here for a quiet solo spot to brunch while reading or getting in some work or an intimate brunch for two paired with lattes. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

9. Char Korean Bar & Grill

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299 North Highland Avenue Northeast S
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 525-2427
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After refreshing the dinner menu recently, this Korean restaurant in Inman Quarter is now serving brunch each Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Try the Korean fried chicken and matcha waffles, the scallion pancake (pajeon) loaded with vegetables, or the pork belly hash with eggs, potatoes, and kimchi collards.

10. Mary Hoopa's House of Fried Chicken & Oysters

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2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 254-5236
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Mary Hoopa’s located in the Hosea + 2nd development in East Lake is now serving brunch on the weekends. Expect beignets, “Nashville” hot fried oysters, pork belly hash with collards, and buttermilk pancakes on the menu. Standard brunch cocktails include the bloody mary and mimosa, along with boozy punch. Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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1. Hen Mother Cookhouse

11705 Jones Bridge Rd B201, Johns Creek, GA 30005

Hen Mother Cookhouse on Jones Bridge Road in Johns Creek is all about the meal between breakfast and lunch. Brunch is served six days a week. Outdoor seating is available. It’s dog-friendly, too. Tuesday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

11705 Jones Bridge Rd B201
Johns Creek, GA 30005

2. Garden & Gun Club

The Battery Atlanta, 2605 Circle 75 Pkwy #410, Atlanta, GA 30339
Fried pencil fish and grits
Garden and Gun Club

Garden & Gun Club at Battery Atlanta is serving a Southern brunch starting at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Expect dishes like jumbo lump crab benedict, a fried chicken and pimento cheese Cathead biscuit, or Johnny cakes on the menu here. Morning cocktails go beyond the ubiquitous (and boring) mimosa. Try the morning glory with vodka, elderflower, and Aperol topped with sparkling rosé. The Club’s raw bar selections are also available during brunch.

The Battery Atlanta, 2605 Circle 75 Pkwy #410
Atlanta, GA 30339

3. The Alden

5070 Peachtree Blvd, Chamblee, GA 30341
Steak and eggs benedict
Michael A/Yelp

Newly opened at Parkview on Peachtree in Chamblee, The Alden’s brunch keeps it super classic without being too fussy. Look for items on the menu like turkey and sweet potato hash or grilled steak and eggs benedict. Cocktails include brunch standards bloody mary and mimosa with a couple of variations like the beer-inflused michelada or a berry or peach bellini.

5070 Peachtree Blvd
Chamblee, GA 30341

4. Irby's Tavern

322 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Irby’s Tavern

Sports bar Irby’s Tavern on East Paces Ferry in Buckhead now serves brunch on the weekends. Order salmon hash, an egg white omelette, or the dirty south open-faced biscuit topped with scrambled eggs and pimento cheese and slathered in sausage gravy while watching all the football action. Mimosas and bloody marys are at the ready for the midday meal. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

322 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

5. Publico Atlanta

1104 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Publico and its dog-friendly patio opened in May on Crescent Avenue, and they now serve brunch. Try the steak and eggs tacos or the plantain pancakes. For those seeking heartier fare, order the breakfast burger with bacon, chorizo sweet potato hash, a sunny egg, and Swiss cheese on Texas toast. Pair brunch with a spicy bloody mary or a cold brew with s’mores vodka and a graham cracker rim garnished with a toasted marshmallow. Publico is located in the old Front Page News space. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1104 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. Tiny Lou's

789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Tiny Lou’s in the Hotel Clermont
Tiny Lou’s

Tiny Lou’s located on the bottom floor of the Hotel Clermont now services brunch. The menu includes an assortment of French pastries, a breakfast crepe with ham and crème fraîche, and duck confit and waffles along with morning cocktails, coffee, and tea. Chef Jeb Aldrich is serving both French and Austrian selections on Tiny Lou’s brunch menu. The latter pays homage to the dancer who inspired the restaurant’s name and her Austrian heritage as well as Aldrich’s own experiences living and cooking in the central European country. A schnitzel is also listed among the offerings with a sunny side egg and lingonberries topped with beurre noisette. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

7. Bon Ton Atlanta

674 Myrtle St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Vietnam-meets-New Orleans seafood restaurant Bon Ton on Myrtle Street just added Sunday brunch to its line-up. The #funkmeup brunch includes a DJ, morning cocktails like their frozen Vietnamese Irish coffee, and menu items such as a fried fish sandwich. Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

674 Myrtle St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

8. The Poncey Highland

640 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306

The quaint cafe and coffeehouse located on North Highland keeps brunch delightfully unpretentious. It also keeps rolling out fancy toast and waffle specials throughout the week and weekend. Head here for a quiet solo spot to brunch while reading or getting in some work or an intimate brunch for two paired with lattes. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

640 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306

9. Char Korean Bar & Grill

299 North Highland Avenue Northeast S, Atlanta, GA 30307

After refreshing the dinner menu recently, this Korean restaurant in Inman Quarter is now serving brunch each Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Try the Korean fried chicken and matcha waffles, the scallion pancake (pajeon) loaded with vegetables, or the pork belly hash with eggs, potatoes, and kimchi collards.

299 North Highland Avenue Northeast S
Atlanta, GA 30307

10. Mary Hoopa's House of Fried Chicken & Oysters

2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Ryan Fleisher

Mary Hoopa’s located in the Hosea + 2nd development in East Lake is now serving brunch on the weekends. Expect beignets, “Nashville” hot fried oysters, pork belly hash with collards, and buttermilk pancakes on the menu. Standard brunch cocktails include the bloody mary and mimosa, along with boozy punch. Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2371 Hosea L Williams Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30317

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