Brunch is the best part of the weekend, right? But with a slew of new brunch offerings available around town, it’s hard to keep them all straight. So to cut through the clutter, below is a round-up of the best new brunch offerings throughout South Florida to check out on next weekend excursion. (For the long-standing favorites, make sure to check out the essentials map.)Read More
19 Delicious New Brunches to Check Out in South Florida
From all-you-can-eat dim sum meals to champagne-filled feasts, here are the best new spots to check out
The Katherine Restaurant
Every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the Katherine now offers brunch, including dishes like truffle beet toast, Thai red curry shimp and grits, an All Day burger, and a grilled chicken sandwich. Besides local beers and a natural wine selection that includes skin contact bottles from Europe, brunch cocktails are also offered, including mimosas and a jalapeno bloody Mary.
Timpano Las Olas
The newly reopened Timpano has brought back its fan-favorite brunch every Saturday and Sunday. Diners can choose from options like a brunch burger, shrimp and grits, molten tiramisu French toast, and grain bowls. Drinks like the Get Fizzical with Mimosa Bottle Service with prosecco, Tavistock reserve and juice selections that include blood orange, strawberry and mango, white peach pink grapefruit, or orange juice.
The recently re-opened and re-imagined Canyon, has launched its first brunch ever in its 27 years.
Offered every Saturday, on the menu are items like cornbread chicken and waffles, short rib tostada, and harvest hash paired with plenty of cocktails.
Perfectly timed to coincide with Miami’s love of Israeli fare, this Surfside restaurant has created a buzz with its modern, non-kosher renditions of Mediterranean dishes like spiced cauliflower with wild herb tahini, lamb flatbread, and Tel Aviv seafood paella. For brunch, diners can enjoy dishes like fava hummus with soft egg, Israeli shakshuka, Israeli schnitzel with turmeric tahini, and zucchini salad with harissa butter and soft egg.
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Chef and restaurateur Jose Mendin teamed up with chef Santo Agnello to open this breezy and bright Italian restaurant in MiMo. Now offering a Saturday and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., diners can sample the San Benedicto, the chefs’ take on eggs Benedict eggs served with vodka hollandaise and prosciutto. There’s also cannoli French toast on brioche served with cannoli cream and pistachio and carbonara pizza, all of which go down nicely with cocktails like the Lola Fragola (gin, strawberry, basil, lemon, and egg white), as well as the option for unlimited mimosas, bellinis, or Rossinis for $25.
This northern Italian restaurant from the Major Food Group team, Contessa Miami, is now serving its weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu features all of the favorites like antipasti, pizzas, pasta, and dessert with additional dishes like such as panettone French toast, carbonara scramble, and Contessa classics like the spicy lobster capellini and veal Milanese.
This Italian newcomer in the Design District now serves brunch every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Brunch goers can expect menu dishes like panettone french toast; scrambled eggs with black pepper, truffle, crispy potato, and truffle pecorino; and a selection of signature brunch toasts, including avocado toast and bruschetta. Drinks like mimosas, bellinis, bloody mary caesars, and more round out the menu.
For a fun take on brunch, head to this Midtown spritz and pizza bar for 2-for-1 Aperol spritzes for $16, bottomless prosecco, pies like mortadella e carciofi (mozzarella, roasted artichokes, mortadella, and pesto), and salads like the Gamberi salad made with grilled shrimp, arugula, radicchio, beets, fennel, onions, and avocado. Available Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This beautiful (and pricey) spot has officially introduced brunch to its repertoire, taking surf and turf to a new level. Diners can expect dazzling presentations of brunch favorites like Norwegian eggs Benedict.
The Lido Bayside Grill
Set inside the Standard Spa and boasting a picture-perfect waterfront view, this trendy Mediterranean restaurant recently introduced brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with twists on classic favorites like the Lido Benedict, which comes with a crab cake and lobster hollandaise along with decadent dishes foie gras creme brulee. Vegetarians will want to try the shakshuka (poached egg with tomato, leek, and pepper stew), or those going gluten-free can opt for the egg and quinoa frittata.
Get a taste of the Meditteranean at the Drexel’s new weekend brunch. Available every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., diners can choose from a la carte options like spinach and aged feta baked eggs, zucchini pancakes, grilled wild prawns, and open-faced omelet with smoked salmon.
The sleek, high-end Asian restaurant in Downtown Miami has been drawing in crowds for its popular dim sum and sushi options. Now offering a new Sunday brunch option, diners can opt for the Signature menu ($99), which includes endless servings of the restaurant favorites like dim sum, spicy salmon maki, duck fried rice, vegetarian Singapore noodles, and sweet and sour mango chicken paired with Nicholas Feuillate champagne, bloody Mary, and yuzu mimosa (as well as a selection of wine and sake). There’s also a Premium brunch ($189), which, as the name implies, offers unlimited servings of higher-priced dishes like hamachi carpaccio and truffle, premium nigiri selection, prawn fried rice, Branzino cilantro pesto, and 1⁄2 roasted Peking duck. Enjoy Laurent Perrier Rose, wine, sake, and cocktails like Wasabi Martini and Oaxacan Sun.
La Mar by Gaston Acurio
La Mar’s epic weekend brunch is back. After a 2+ year hiatus, the popular Peruvian brunch spread is available inside La Mar every Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. For $135 a person, guests will choose from La Mar’s sizeable buffet spread which, among many items, consists of elaborate hot and cold food stations with ceviches, causas, sushi, and salads, as well as anticuchos, fried whole fish, empanadas, tableside chaufa aeropuerto (Peruvian fried rice) to share; a choice of the main course; and assorted desserts, including the Instagram-famous spinning dessert box. Plus, it also includes two hours of unlimited cocktails, select wines, beers, and champagne.
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This newcomer wine bar and restaurant in Coral Gables just introduced its “jazzy brunch” featuring shareable dishes like scrambled egg pizza, French toast with maple-sriracha pork belly, and lobster eggs benedict along with their fan-favorite Vinya burger (smoked gouda, bacon, truffle aioli topped with a fried egg). Available Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 am. to 4 p.m., there’s a bottomless champagne option featuring Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut Champagne for $55 per person — all of which pair perfectly with the live jazz performance nurturing Vinya’s signature welcoming feel.
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Coconut Grove’s trendy, new waterfront spot boasting sweeping views of Biscayne Bay has added weekend brunch to its repertoire, serving dishes like “almost traditional” Benedict (crispy bacon, poached egg, and lemon hollandaise), a lobster and queso omelet, and medianoche French toast with Nutella, caramelized bananas, and rum maple syrup. Offered Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this Coconut Grove newcomer offers an a la carte menu that features sweet and savory dishes inspired by the flavors of the American Southwest, including its blue corn silver dollar pancakes with mezcal maple syrup; eggs divorciados with a sunny side up egg, blue corn tortilla, ranchera sauce, salsa verde; and braised beef shank with sweet potato hash and poached egg. Pair it with bottomless mimosas or rose for $35 more a person.
The Key Club
In the heart of Coconut Grove, this stylish newcomer serves classic brunch dishes like eggs Benedict, Denver omelet, and steak and eggs. There’s also an everything spice croissant sandwich with a sunny side egg tucked inside or egg white frittata for those looking for something lighter. Sweet tooth diners are well taken care of with a choice of cinnamon toast crunch French toast, cookies and cream pancakes, sticky bourbon buns, and stuffed doughnut holes with raspberry jam. Cocktails like the Aperol-based Full Tilt, Jah-Mama Mary (vodka, miso, and celery), and sangria (with a pitcher option) round the experience out. Available Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chef Wissam Baki adds a Lebanese lens to American brunch classics like eggs Benedict featuring smoked salmon and labneh and pancakes served with orange blossom chantilly, maple syrup, pomegranate orange, and mint. Middle Eastern favorites include shakshouka, hummus, labneh, and baba ghanoush dips and hot mess items like truffle rakakat (Lebanese cheese rolls). Offered Saturday and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Chef Danny Ganem has been impressing diners with his Italian cuisine at this South Miami spot. Now offering brunch, patrons can indulge in dishes like ricotta pear bruschetta (pears, basil, toasted pecans, and aged balsamic vinegar), pepper-crusted beef carpaccio, and a pasta favorite: spaghetti cacio e pepe. Main courses include Aquanaria grilled Branzino, served with warm farro, zucchini, tomatoes, and citrus, and a 7-ounce Delmonico steak with truffle Osso Bucco sauce. Enjoy panettone French toast and Vahlrona chocolate terrine with cherries, for dessert.