clock menu more-arrow no yes
Buttermilk Kitchen.
Buttermilk Kitchen.
Photo: Sara Hanna

Where to Brunch on New Year's Day

View as Map
Buttermilk Kitchen.
| Photo: Sara Hanna

Whether you're looking to soak up last night's debauchery, continue the party or chow down for good luck in the new year, Eater's New Year's Day brunch guide has the place for you. From bottomless mimosas and cold brews to pork 'o' plenty and "money greens," these places will help you start off 2013 with a bang. Still looking for a place to dine on New Year's Eve? We've got you covered for that too. Happy New Year!

—Laura Scholz


· All Eater Maps Coverage [-EATL-] Read More
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Bantam & Biddy

Copy Link
1544 Piedmont Rd, Suite 301
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 907-3469
Visit Website
Chefs Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere dish up a traditional Southern New Year's Day brunch at this popular new poultry plus three spot at Ansley Mall. $20 gets you corned Brasstown ham and ham gravy, stewed organic black-eyed peas, braised collard greens, Buckeye Creek grits and sweet potato pie. Keep the party going with $10 bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas. Regular menu will also be available. Photo credit: Angie Mosier.

2. Buttermilk Kitchen

Copy Link
4225 Roswell Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(678) 732-3274
Start 2013 off right with Buttermilk Kitchen's "New Year's Hash," featuring pork belly, sweet potato crisps, onion, sautéed greens and two eggs your way. Also on tap? A pimento cheese omelet, Brunswick stew, blueberry cobbler pancakes and braised "money" greens. Open for brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

3. Bone Lick BBQ

Copy Link
1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 343-6574
Bone Lick BBQ Kitchen and Bar-B-Cade is hosting “The Day After the Debauchery Good Luck Dinner” beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1. For just $18, you can feast on the following Southern specialties: house-cured tasso ham; stuffed, bacon-wrapped smoked pork roast; pork braised collards; cast iron skillet cornbread with potlikker; and lucky dime black eyed peas. An abbreviated menu will also be available. Space is limited, so call (404) 343-6574 for reservations.

4. Mi Cocina

Copy Link
1080 Peachtree St NE #10
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 872-8801
Add some Tex-Mex to your holiday with brunch specials from Mi Cocina. Options include the brunch quesadilla (scrambled eggs between two grilled flour tortillas with onions, poblano peppers, bacon, tomatoes and cheese served with sour cream and salsa verde); chilaquiles (strips of seasoned corn tortillas sautéed with eggs, jalapeño and shredded chicken con refrito, fruta fresca y la crema); and A la "M," crisp bacon, tomato, jalapeño, and garlic sautéed with eggs con refritos, fruta fresca y la crema. Wash it all down with one of their signature "Mi Cocina" margaritas.

5. D.B.A. Barbecue

Copy Link
1190 N. Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 249-5000
Visit Website
Starting at 11:30 a.m. on January 1, D.B.A. Barbecue will be dishing out “Fare for Good Fortune” with all the good luck grub you can handle, including collard greens and black eyed peas - the South’s traditionally acclaimed New Year’s Day dishes. And, of course, no D.B.A. celebration would be complete without pork…lots of pork. Pork belly, ribs, pulled pork, pork rinds, and bacon of the candied, smoked and fried variety. Sip (or gulp) on $5 Bloody Marys and mimosas or a $12 mixed buckets of Abita brews as you cheer your favorite football team to victory.

6. The Albert

Copy Link
918 Austin Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 872-4990
The Albert will open at 11 a.m. on New Year's Day. Cheer on your favorite teams while watching the games on several flat screens. Sip on frosty beers and spirits and new winter cocktails while sampling from the full menu as well as a traditional southern “good luck plate” that is complete with collards greens and black eyed peas.

7. Parish Foods & Goods

Copy Link
240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 681-4434
Visit Website
Parish will open for brunch at 10 a.m. on New Year's Day, with Chef Edward Russell cooking up favorites such as Fried Green Tomato Benedict on a housemade buttermilk biscuit with smoked ham, the GA Trout and Eggs with Roasted Tomato Bernaise and Logan Turnpike Grits and the crowd favorite Lemon and Buttermilk Pancakes. Celebratory libations such as the Parish Bloody and the Blood Orange Screwdriver will be a must. For reservations, call 404-681-4434.

8. Murphy's

Copy Link
997 Virginia Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-0904
Visit Website
Murphy's brunch has long been an Atlanta staple, and this New Year's Day is no exception. Ring in 2013 with Eggs Slum Mulligan (poached eggs, potato hash, bacon, cheddar cheese), BBQ Pulled Pork on a Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuit and Tabasco Hollandaise and more. Brunch will be served from 10am-4pm with all day specials.

Loading comments...

1. Bantam & Biddy

1544 Piedmont Rd, Suite 301, Atlanta, GA 30324
Chefs Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere dish up a traditional Southern New Year's Day brunch at this popular new poultry plus three spot at Ansley Mall. $20 gets you corned Brasstown ham and ham gravy, stewed organic black-eyed peas, braised collard greens, Buckeye Creek grits and sweet potato pie. Keep the party going with $10 bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas. Regular menu will also be available. Photo credit: Angie Mosier.
1544 Piedmont Rd, Suite 301
Atlanta, GA 30324

2. Buttermilk Kitchen

4225 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Start 2013 off right with Buttermilk Kitchen's "New Year's Hash," featuring pork belly, sweet potato crisps, onion, sautéed greens and two eggs your way. Also on tap? A pimento cheese omelet, Brunswick stew, blueberry cobbler pancakes and braised "money" greens. Open for brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4225 Roswell Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

3. Bone Lick BBQ

1133 Huff Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Bone Lick BBQ Kitchen and Bar-B-Cade is hosting “The Day After the Debauchery Good Luck Dinner” beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1. For just $18, you can feast on the following Southern specialties: house-cured tasso ham; stuffed, bacon-wrapped smoked pork roast; pork braised collards; cast iron skillet cornbread with potlikker; and lucky dime black eyed peas. An abbreviated menu will also be available. Space is limited, so call (404) 343-6574 for reservations.
1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Mi Cocina

1080 Peachtree St NE #10, Atlanta, GA 30309
Add some Tex-Mex to your holiday with brunch specials from Mi Cocina. Options include the brunch quesadilla (scrambled eggs between two grilled flour tortillas with onions, poblano peppers, bacon, tomatoes and cheese served with sour cream and salsa verde); chilaquiles (strips of seasoned corn tortillas sautéed with eggs, jalapeño and shredded chicken con refrito, fruta fresca y la crema); and A la "M," crisp bacon, tomato, jalapeño, and garlic sautéed with eggs con refritos, fruta fresca y la crema. Wash it all down with one of their signature "Mi Cocina" margaritas.
1080 Peachtree St NE #10
Atlanta, GA 30309

5. D.B.A. Barbecue

1190 N. Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Starting at 11:30 a.m. on January 1, D.B.A. Barbecue will be dishing out “Fare for Good Fortune” with all the good luck grub you can handle, including collard greens and black eyed peas - the South’s traditionally acclaimed New Year’s Day dishes. And, of course, no D.B.A. celebration would be complete without pork…lots of pork. Pork belly, ribs, pulled pork, pork rinds, and bacon of the candied, smoked and fried variety. Sip (or gulp) on $5 Bloody Marys and mimosas or a $12 mixed buckets of Abita brews as you cheer your favorite football team to victory.
1190 N. Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

6. The Albert

918 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
The Albert will open at 11 a.m. on New Year's Day. Cheer on your favorite teams while watching the games on several flat screens. Sip on frosty beers and spirits and new winter cocktails while sampling from the full menu as well as a traditional southern “good luck plate” that is complete with collards greens and black eyed peas.
918 Austin Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

7. Parish Foods & Goods

240 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Parish will open for brunch at 10 a.m. on New Year's Day, with Chef Edward Russell cooking up favorites such as Fried Green Tomato Benedict on a housemade buttermilk biscuit with smoked ham, the GA Trout and Eggs with Roasted Tomato Bernaise and Logan Turnpike Grits and the crowd favorite Lemon and Buttermilk Pancakes. Celebratory libations such as the Parish Bloody and the Blood Orange Screwdriver will be a must. For reservations, call 404-681-4434.
240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

8. Murphy's

997 Virginia Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Murphy's brunch has long been an Atlanta staple, and this New Year's Day is no exception. Ring in 2013 with Eggs Slum Mulligan (poached eggs, potato hash, bacon, cheddar cheese), BBQ Pulled Pork on a Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuit and Tabasco Hollandaise and more. Brunch will be served from 10am-4pm with all day specials.
997 Virginia Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Related Maps