Love brunch? Better question is — who doesn't? And while dining looks different now a days, brunch will always remain a classic. The weekend meal comes in all forms — from tapas to tacos — and here is where to find some of the best, from some of the Magic City’s longstanding eateries. Here are 13 top spots for that next weekend meal.Read More
13 Classic Miami Brunch Spots
A round up of Miami's most perennial brunch go-tos
This Vietnamese-Cajun restaurant offers its twist on brunch with decadent dishes like crispy croissant French toast, breakfast Bahn mi, and a variety of bao available from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday. Wash it all back with a pitcher of tropical mimosas or rose sangria to make it an extra fun Sunday funday.
In search of a hearty, stick-to-the bones type of brunch? Blue Collar has got that covered every day of the week. Opt for breakfast burrito filled with chorizo and eggs or the BC Slam with French toast, eggs, bacon, grits, and toast.
Michael's Genuine Food & Drink
Aside from rotating specials and mainstays like the kimichi benedict and breakfast pizza, this is the place to satisfy that weekend sweet tooth. From buttermilk pancakes to brioche French toast to the decadent brunch board filled with a variety of confections, there is something for everyone on this menu. Available Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A longtime Wynwood gem, Morgan’s offers a daily brunch with hearty American style options like raspberry and marscapone stuffed French toast and eggs benedict in a retro-feeling, restored house.
Every weekend, the newly reopened All Day offers up brunch dishes like lump crab Benedicts with leche de tigre hollandaise sauce or huveos rancheros in addition to its already breakfast-leaning menu of egg sandwiches, avocado toast, and creative coffee concoctions. Or make it more of a proper brunch experience by ordering mimosas for the table.
Zuma’s luxe buffet brunch is a great way to give the restaurant’s expansive menu a try. Guests can dine on a variety of its famous sushi rolls and small plates like robata beef skewers and spicy fried chicken before deciding between one of the many main course options. Drinks are unlimited and come in a wide variety of options, ranging from the traditional mimosa to shojo spritz. While not inexpensive meal, with options beginning at $105, it’s perfect for a special occasion meal. Available Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
B Bistro + Bakery (Multiple locations)
This Brickell brunch go-to — which now has expanded to locations throughout South Florida — offers breakfast items daily like steak and eggs, smoked salmon scramble, pastelito pancakes, croissant loaf French toasts, plus a variety of decadent pastries that are perfect to add to the Instagram feed.
Threefold Cafe (Multiple locations)
Dine on a proper "brekkie" like a good Aussie would at this Coral Gables breakfast and lunch go-to. The menu is sweet and simple, with items like Zak the Baker topped "smashed" avocado toast, savory stuffed French toast, a spin on the classic eggs benedict dubbed the "pope benedict" nestled on top of fried hashbrown patties, and more Panther coffee than anyone can drink.
This Key Biscayne institution serves up its swanky brunch with a side of some of the best views in town. Seafood heavy classics can be found throughout the menu like the lobster Benedict, crab huevos rancheros, along with sweeter additions like crusted French toast and fruity pebbly pancakes. Pair with bottomless mimosas made with unique juices like activated charcoal and lemonade. Available Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
When Miamians think of brunch, usually the first spot that pops to mind in the Biltmore Hotel’s legendary Sunday brunch poolside spread. While it looks a bit different now, it’s still one of the most popular brunch spots in town. For $90 guests get a three-course meal that offers a variety of buffet options like breakfast pastries, made-to-order egg stations, and cured meats, followed by a choice of entree. Unlimited mimosas are also included.
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Tropical Chinese Restaurant
Consider this Miami’s king of dim sum. The popular Chinese restaurant has been going strong for nearly 40 years, and its brunch is as popular as ever. Its unassuming strip mall location gives way for a buzzing restaurant offering a huge assortment of bao, buns, and dumplings. The Peking duck is a fan favorite, but don’t pass up the perfectly steam shrimp or leek dumplings either.
This tried and true brunch spot in Coconut Grove is a place favored by locals for decades. Be prepared to wait, but many claim the waffles are well worth it.
Whisk Gourmet Food & Catering
Every weekend this South Miami staple known for its Southern fare offers up a rotating brunch menu with items like chicken and waffles, buttermilk pancakes, huevos rancheros, and fried green tomatoes. Available Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.