Posted on March 09, 2017
Brunch is the perfect fusion of breakfast and lunch best accompanied by a spiked beverage, such as a mimosa or bloody mary, and hot spots in the Alamo City are serving up some of the best. The area’s culinary scene is on the rise, with chefs flocking from all over to ‘09 to showcase their bold flavors and unique twists on classic dishes. With so many options, it is hard to narrow down the list of our favorites.
Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery has been dishing out fine European cuisine since 1980. Surrounded by scenic grounds, head to this unique dining place for a leisurely brunch that is a little more sophisticated. Superb selections on their menu include a delectable eggs benedict, veal scaloppini, plus prime beef and fresh seafood options. Accompanied by warm assorted breads, wine or champagne and dessert, your Sunday dining plans just got a little sweeter.
Bring a few friends with you to Cappy’s Restaurant for Saturday and Sunday brunch because you’ll want to order everything on the menu. The ambiance is warm and welcoming, the service is A+ and each dish is thoughtfully executed. Regulars at the eatery rave over the Ranchhand: poached eggs, pot roast, béarnaise and herbed polenta cake, as well as the Homard: truffled scrambled eggs, lump crab and butter-poached lobster tail.
Brunch and shopping go together hand in hand, and a new restaurant you have to try just open in the Alamo Quarry. Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., this hot spot caters to the early birds. The retro restaurant’s creative menu features sweet and savory fare and handcrafted cocktails, including a wide-range of flavored mimosas. They also serve bloody mary’s with bacon-infused bourbon or habanero and jalapeño-infused vodka.
Max’s wine dive is the ultimate provider of gourmet comfort food. Their friendly staff comprises culinary masters that whip up everything from wings and waffles to spiced apple French toast and wine experts who are waiting to find the perfect pairing for your meal in their extensive wine collection. Stop in to enjoy delicious bites and tunes from a jukebox.
What’s better than a meal consisting of traditional fare from the coastal regions of Mexico? Authentic Mexican brunch items from Paloma Blanca, including chilaquiles, migas a la Mexicana and molletes coyoacan. Located on the Broadway Corridor, this restaurant has cemented itself as a long-time neighborhood favorite. Stop by on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for a divine take on breakfast.
Known around town for their stellar happy hour and an open-late kitchen, it’s no doubt people are talking about Barbaro’s brunch. Start your meal off with parmesan biscuits or house granola with sweet yogurt and then order a skillet pancake or the grits carbonara with a soft egg, bacon and green onion. Couple the tasty food with a Monte Vista milk punch or Bellini.\
Recently voted the best farm-to-table restaurant in San Antonio, Café Dijon is sure to become your routine destination for a fresh, locally sourced weekend brunch. The menu is constantly changing with options to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. In addition to airy pastries and slow drip coffees, you’ll enjoy the French café’s cinnamon roll pancakes, duck club and crepes Florentine.
Choose one of these brunch spots in 78209 this weekend to kick off or cap off your weekend festivities. You’ll thank us!