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The New Year's Day Brunch Guide to Atlanta: 17 Epic Hangover Cures

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Brunch is already Atlanta's favorite meal. But when it falls on a holiday? Game on. Soak up your New Year's Eve indulgences with the traditional collard greens and black-eyed peas, plus grits, pancakes, bacon, and a bloody mary or five — January 1 also happens to be fake holiday National Bloody Mary Day — at these local haunts.

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1. St. Cecilia

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3455 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 554-9995
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Re-hydrate at St. Cecilia with fresh pressed juice elixirs like the stomach-soothing “Stratavarius,” made with ginger, apple, honey, lemon, and orange. Chef Craig Richards will help you refuel with dishes like tagliolini with house-made guanciale and egg and ricotta berry waffles, all from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2. The Café at Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

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3434 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 237-2700
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Have some extra holiday cash to spend? Try the Café’s extended breakfast buffet, featuring seafood on ice, caviar, mimosas, blood marys, imported and domestic cheeses, chef carving stations, and more. $39 for adults and $17 for children, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3. Cook Hall

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3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 523-3600
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This Buckhead restaurant hosts its annual Rehab Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with $5 bloody marys and mimosas, an a la carte brunch menu, and music from DJ Hakim.

4. Dantanna's

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3400 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 760-8873
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In addition to a bloody mary bar, the Buckhead outpost of Dantanna’s will offer chilaquiles fiesta, tipsy salmon, and the “Buckhead Biscuit,” with asunny side egg, guajillo turkey gravy, local bacon, and potato hash, all beginning at 11 a.m.

5. King + Duke

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3060 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 477-3500
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Chef EJ Hodgkinson will help cure your champagne hangover with a classic Southern breakfast from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Don’t miss the brunch burger, topped with bacon, egg, and American cheese, or the chicken-fried chicken with biscuits and country gravy.

6. The General Muir

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1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 927-9131
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Get bagels with lox and schmears and all the fixings, plus the regular brunch menu at The General Muir from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Years’ Day.

7. HOBNOB

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1551 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 968-2288
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From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dine from the regular brunch menu or a special $12 New Year's Day dish of scrambled eggs, black-eyed peas, and collard greens. Call (404) 968-2288 for reservations.

8. Bone Lick BBQ

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1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 343-6574
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Wake up with the ultimate bloody mary, which includes housemade bloody mary mix, a double shot of vodka, skewer of house pickled vegetables, a meat skewer, a center cut spare rib, a smoked wing, and a brisket burnt end, all served with a celery stalk in a 32 oz. mason jar. If you’re still hungry, the French toast nuggets or the “Hangover Muff,” with housecured tasso, sausage patty, pulled pork, cheese, fried egg, English muffin, and a side of grit or browns are perfect for refueling after a long evening of drinking. The fun lasts from noon to 4 p.m.

9. West Egg Café

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1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 872-3973
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Dine on specials like andouille-stuffed roasted pork loin with bourbon-brown sugar glaze and hoppin’ john and braised collards, and cinnamon roll pancakes between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day. The regular menu will also be available.

10. Bantam + Biddy

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1050 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 835-6450
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For early birds, all four Bantam + Biddy locations will open at 7:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day for the traditional feast of stewed black-eyed peas, braised collard greens, cornbread, and more. $5 bloody marys and mimosas sweeten the deal.
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11. Murphy's

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997 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-0904
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This Virginia-Highland mainstay will offer complimentary greens and black-eyed peas for good luck to all guests, plus regular brunch items like the Eggs T. Murphy, with poached eggs and honey-cured ham on an English muffin with hollandaise.

12. No. 246

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129 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 399-8246
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Leave the leftover pizza in the fridge. No. 246 has three fresh and hot pizza options to satisfy your post-party cravings: margherita, salumi, and the breakfast pizza, made with farm eggs, pancetta, caramelized red onions, and herbs. Other menu highlights include the housemade mortadella benedict and apple cider and s’more roasting in the back patio fire pit. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

13. Venkman's

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740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Bottomless mimosas and big-ass sticky buns — two reasons to get to Venkman’s for your post-holiday hair of the dog. The restaurant will be serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Then go home, nap, and return for the “Hangover Ball” at 9:30 p.m., with music from Yacht Rock Revue. Tickets are $15 and available online.

14. Parish

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240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 681-4434
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The brasserie will serve brunch favorites like fried green tomato benedict and croque monsieur between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Downstairs, the cafe will offer its regular breakfast and lunch menus during the same hours.

15. Diesel Filling Station

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870 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 815-1820
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Catch all the bowl games and even the 2016 NHL Winter Classic at Diesel, with bloody marys and the breakfast burger, made with sausage gravy, cheese, bacon, and more — oh, and a tomato slice for some health.

16. Republic Social House

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437C Memorial Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 577-3997
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Republic Social House offers plenty of items to soak up your hangover. Try the chicken biscuit with cheesy eggs, crispy chicken, and housemade sausage gravy with a buttermilk biscuit, plus a whole bottle of bubbles and carafe of OJ for $10.
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17. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

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684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Opening at 11 a.m., Ladybird will serve up its brunch menu, fried chicken, and New Year’s dishes such as collard greens, black-eyed peas, and skillet cornbread. Bloody marys with plenty of fixings will be available to wash it all down, and live bluegrass from Atlanta-based duo Max and Maggie will start at 2 p.m.

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1. St. Cecilia

3455 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Re-hydrate at St. Cecilia with fresh pressed juice elixirs like the stomach-soothing “Stratavarius,” made with ginger, apple, honey, lemon, and orange. Chef Craig Richards will help you refuel with dishes like tagliolini with house-made guanciale and egg and ricotta berry waffles, all from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3455 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

2. The Café at Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Have some extra holiday cash to spend? Try the Café’s extended breakfast buffet, featuring seafood on ice, caviar, mimosas, blood marys, imported and domestic cheeses, chef carving stations, and more. $39 for adults and $17 for children, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
3434 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

3. Cook Hall

3377 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
This Buckhead restaurant hosts its annual Rehab Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with $5 bloody marys and mimosas, an a la carte brunch menu, and music from DJ Hakim.
3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

4. Dantanna's

3400 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
In addition to a bloody mary bar, the Buckhead outpost of Dantanna’s will offer chilaquiles fiesta, tipsy salmon, and the “Buckhead Biscuit,” with asunny side egg, guajillo turkey gravy, local bacon, and potato hash, all beginning at 11 a.m.
3400 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

5. King + Duke

3060 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Chef EJ Hodgkinson will help cure your champagne hangover with a classic Southern breakfast from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Don’t miss the brunch burger, topped with bacon, egg, and American cheese, or the chicken-fried chicken with biscuits and country gravy.
3060 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

6. The General Muir

1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230, Atlanta, GA 30329
Get bagels with lox and schmears and all the fixings, plus the regular brunch menu at The General Muir from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Years’ Day.
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230
Atlanta, GA 30329

7. HOBNOB

1551 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dine from the regular brunch menu or a special $12 New Year's Day dish of scrambled eggs, black-eyed peas, and collard greens. Call (404) 968-2288 for reservations.
1551 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

8. Bone Lick BBQ

1133 Huff Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Wake up with the ultimate bloody mary, which includes housemade bloody mary mix, a double shot of vodka, skewer of house pickled vegetables, a meat skewer, a center cut spare rib, a smoked wing, and a brisket burnt end, all served with a celery stalk in a 32 oz. mason jar. If you’re still hungry, the French toast nuggets or the “Hangover Muff,” with housecured tasso, sausage patty, pulled pork, cheese, fried egg, English muffin, and a side of grit or browns are perfect for refueling after a long evening of drinking. The fun lasts from noon to 4 p.m.
1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

9. West Egg Café

1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Dine on specials like andouille-stuffed roasted pork loin with bourbon-brown sugar glaze and hoppin’ john and braised collards, and cinnamon roll pancakes between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day. The regular menu will also be available.
1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

10. Bantam + Biddy

1050 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
James Camp
For early birds, all four Bantam + Biddy locations will open at 7:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day for the traditional feast of stewed black-eyed peas, braised collard greens, cornbread, and more. $5 bloody marys and mimosas sweeten the deal.
1050 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

11. Murphy's

997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
This Virginia-Highland mainstay will offer complimentary greens and black-eyed peas for good luck to all guests, plus regular brunch items like the Eggs T. Murphy, with poached eggs and honey-cured ham on an English muffin with hollandaise.
997 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

12. No. 246

129 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Leave the leftover pizza in the fridge. No. 246 has three fresh and hot pizza options to satisfy your post-party cravings: margherita, salumi, and the breakfast pizza, made with farm eggs, pancetta, caramelized red onions, and herbs. Other menu highlights include the housemade mortadella benedict and apple cider and s’more roasting in the back patio fire pit. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
129 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

13. Venkman's

740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Bottomless mimosas and big-ass sticky buns — two reasons to get to Venkman’s for your post-holiday hair of the dog. The restaurant will be serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Then go home, nap, and return for the “Hangover Ball” at 9:30 p.m., with music from Yacht Rock Revue. Tickets are $15 and available online.
740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

14. Parish

240 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
The brasserie will serve brunch favorites like fried green tomato benedict and croque monsieur between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Downstairs, the cafe will offer its regular breakfast and lunch menus during the same hours.
240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

15. Diesel Filling Station

870 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Catch all the bowl games and even the 2016 NHL Winter Classic at Diesel, with bloody marys and the breakfast burger, made with sausage gravy, cheese, bacon, and more — oh, and a tomato slice for some health.
870 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

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16. Republic Social House

437C Memorial Dr., Atlanta, GA 30312
Tori Allen PR
Republic Social House offers plenty of items to soak up your hangover. Try the chicken biscuit with cheesy eggs, crispy chicken, and housemade sausage gravy with a buttermilk biscuit, plus a whole bottle of bubbles and carafe of OJ for $10.
437C Memorial Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30312

17. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Opening at 11 a.m., Ladybird will serve up its brunch menu, fried chicken, and New Year’s dishes such as collard greens, black-eyed peas, and skillet cornbread. Bloody marys with plenty of fixings will be available to wash it all down, and live bluegrass from Atlanta-based duo Max and Maggie will start at 2 p.m.
684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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