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The woodsman’s breakfast at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall.
The woodsman’s breakfast at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall.
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Atlanta’s Hottest New Brunches, August 2017

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The woodsman’s breakfast at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall.
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Burnt out on Atlanta’s brunch standards? Looking for a fresh spot to cure your weekend-morning hangovers? Ask, and ye shall receive. The following 10 restaurants, mapped north to south, have either recently opened or added new brunch service to satisfy Atlantans who are seeking hollandaise sauce, mimosas, and more.

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Osteria Mattone

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Executive chef Eric Sell is serving up a Roman-style brunch at this Italian staple in Roswell. Diners can find dishes such as Calabrese chili-glazed, roasted pork shoulder with two eggs, brown sugar and a crispy potato cake and a lobster and crab omelet with hollandaise and Rucola salad. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drift Fish House and Oyster Bar

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The Marietta seafood house from chef-restaurateur Doug Turbush is appropriately offering a brunch menu that showcases fish and crustaceans. Crab deviled eggs and fish and chips are among the selections, as is an expansive raw bar. Sunday service begins at 10 a.m.

Food 101

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The Sandy Springs favorite has added Saturday “lunch” service, but it’s really an extra opportunity to indulge in Sunday brunch fare. Look for staples such as the 101 omelet, French toast, and chicken and waffles. Saturday hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday brunch service continues from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hudson FC International Sports Pub

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This new Brookhaven sports bar caters specifically to fans of soccer and international sports. Hudson FC opens up early for weekend English Premier League games, and regular service begins at 11 a.m. The brunch menu, available Saturday and Sunday, is extensive, with the highlight being a full English breakfast.

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One Midtown Kitchen

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Concentrics Restaurants’s Morningside favorite recently debuted Sunday brunch service. Available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., chef Matthew Weinstein’s menu features appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and eggy entrees like the breakfast pizza (San Marzano tomatoes, soft eggs, sausage, pepperoni, caramelized onion, potato chips, cheddar, mozzarella).

Nine Mile Station

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High atop Ponce City Market, this rooftop restaurant and beer garden serves brunch beginning at noon on Sunday. Highlights include a smoked salmon plate with whipped oveja cheese, capers, fennel, pickled red onion, and grilled bread and massive sticky buns — and expansive views of Atlanta.

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BeetleCat

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At Ford Fry’s Inman Park restaurant, executive chef Andrew Isabella is serving brunch that would surely entice Homer Simpson. It’s all about doughnuts on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eight varieties of doughnuts are available at $2 or $3 apiece. A few augmented brunch staples built on fried dough and waffle iron hash browns are on the menu, too.

This recent Oakhurst opening is serving brunch each Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chef Michael Semancik’s expansive menu covers items such as granola, pancakes, French toast, egg dishes, chicken thigh parmesan, and whole smoked chicken wings.

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

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Many restaurants serve on Saturday and Sunday mornings, but Friday brunch is a rare bird. This BeltLine-adjacent dining room and patio does it with individual dishes and a couple of family-style options: a smoked salmon board and the “woodsman’s breakfast” (biscuits, fried eggs, smoked poblano sausage, bacon, grilled vegetables and chili peppers, and rajas). For those who might have to work on Friday, Ladybird brunch is also available on Saturday and Sunday.

Greens & Gravy

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Now open in Westview, Greens & Gravy comes from cookbook authorYouTube chef, and traveling supper club host Darius Williams. The brunch menu includes Williams’s modern take on soul food staples along with avocado toasts (hello, millennials), omelets, cold-pressed juices, and more. Service runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Osteria Mattone

Executive chef Eric Sell is serving up a Roman-style brunch at this Italian staple in Roswell. Diners can find dishes such as Calabrese chili-glazed, roasted pork shoulder with two eggs, brown sugar and a crispy potato cake and a lobster and crab omelet with hollandaise and Rucola salad. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drift Fish House and Oyster Bar

The Marietta seafood house from chef-restaurateur Doug Turbush is appropriately offering a brunch menu that showcases fish and crustaceans. Crab deviled eggs and fish and chips are among the selections, as is an expansive raw bar. Sunday service begins at 10 a.m.

Food 101

The Sandy Springs favorite has added Saturday “lunch” service, but it’s really an extra opportunity to indulge in Sunday brunch fare. Look for staples such as the 101 omelet, French toast, and chicken and waffles. Saturday hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday brunch service continues from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hudson FC International Sports Pub

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This new Brookhaven sports bar caters specifically to fans of soccer and international sports. Hudson FC opens up early for weekend English Premier League games, and regular service begins at 11 a.m. The brunch menu, available Saturday and Sunday, is extensive, with the highlight being a full English breakfast.

Inside Hudson FC Tori Allen PR

One Midtown Kitchen

Concentrics Restaurants’s Morningside favorite recently debuted Sunday brunch service. Available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., chef Matthew Weinstein’s menu features appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and eggy entrees like the breakfast pizza (San Marzano tomatoes, soft eggs, sausage, pepperoni, caramelized onion, potato chips, cheddar, mozzarella).

Nine Mile Station

Nine Mile Station
Nine Mile Station
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High atop Ponce City Market, this rooftop restaurant and beer garden serves brunch beginning at noon on Sunday. Highlights include a smoked salmon plate with whipped oveja cheese, capers, fennel, pickled red onion, and grilled bread and massive sticky buns — and expansive views of Atlanta.

Nine Mile Station
Nine Mile Station
Nine Mile Station/Facebook

BeetleCat

At Ford Fry’s Inman Park restaurant, executive chef Andrew Isabella is serving brunch that would surely entice Homer Simpson. It’s all about doughnuts on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eight varieties of doughnuts are available at $2 or $3 apiece. A few augmented brunch staples built on fried dough and waffle iron hash browns are on the menu, too.

Scout

This recent Oakhurst opening is serving brunch each Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chef Michael Semancik’s expansive menu covers items such as granola, pancakes, French toast, egg dishes, chicken thigh parmesan, and whole smoked chicken wings.

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

Many restaurants serve on Saturday and Sunday mornings, but Friday brunch is a rare bird. This BeltLine-adjacent dining room and patio does it with individual dishes and a couple of family-style options: a smoked salmon board and the “woodsman’s breakfast” (biscuits, fried eggs, smoked poblano sausage, bacon, grilled vegetables and chili peppers, and rajas). For those who might have to work on Friday, Ladybird brunch is also available on Saturday and Sunday.

Greens & Gravy

Now open in Westview, Greens & Gravy comes from cookbook authorYouTube chef, and traveling supper club host Darius Williams. The brunch menu includes Williams’s modern take on soul food staples along with avocado toasts (hello, millennials), omelets, cold-pressed juices, and more. Service runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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