Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Philadelphia Best Brunch Restaurants


The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants in Philadelphia.


View the Top 10 Brunch Restaurants in Philadelphia


Beau Monde French
14/20
Dining Room at Beau Monde, Philadelphia, PA 624 S. Sixth St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Menu
Cavalcade of crêpes in stylish surroundings. More...

Bridget Foy's South Street Grill American
13/20
200 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Menu
South Street mainstay serves consistent American fare. More...

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Cuban
14/20
Dining Room at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Philadelphia, PA 10 S. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Menu
A taste of Old Havana is on tap at this Cuban restaurant. More...

The Dandelion English
No Rating
124 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Menu
Comfort food with a British accent at The Dandelion. More...

Distrito Mexican
14/20
3945 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Menu
Mexico City comes alive in Philadelphia. More...

Fork American
15/20
Dining Room at Fork, Philadelphia, PA 306 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Menu
Ingredient-driven, seasonal American cuisine in Old City. More...

Jake's & Cooper's Wine Bar Contemporary
No Rating
4365 Main St.
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Menu
Popular Manayunk restaurant and casual wine bar offshoot now share the same menu. More...

Jones American
11/20
Dining Room at Jones, Philadelphia, PA 700 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Menu
Indulge in comfort food and kitsch on Chestnut Street. More...

Lacroix at The Rittenhouse French
14/20
Dining Room at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Gorgeous room, professional service and an imaginative menu. More...

London Grill American
12/20
Dining Room at London Grill, Philadelphia, PA 2301 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Menu
Craft beers and a cozy scene bring regulars in droves to London Grill. More...

The Lounge American
14/20
Dining Room at The Lounge, Philadelphia, PA Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia
One Logan Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Menu
Head to The Lounge for creative bites and a swank jazz brunch. More...

Marathon Eclectic
11/20
19th & Spruce Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Menu
Dressed up version of the popular spot, with a liquor license, and a more sophisticated menu. More...

Meritage Global
14/20
500 S. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Menu
Meritage delivers bold global flavors and appealing wines. More...

Morning Glory Diner Diner
12/20
735 S. Tenth St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Menu
Line up for one of the best breakfasts in town. More...

Parc French
13/20
Park Rittenhouse
227 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Menu
Bustling brasserie adds a French accent to Rittenhouse Square. More...

Rouge European
14/20
205 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Menu
Rouge melds a come-hither ambience with fresh seasonal fare. More...

Royal Tavern Gastropub
13/20
Dining Room at Royal Tavern, Philadelphia, PA 937 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Menu
Italian Market gastropub with one of the city's best burgers. More...

Square 1682 New American
14/20
Dining Room at Square 1682, Philadelphia, PA Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
121 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Menu
Modern American cuisine with an emphasis on green and global flavors. More...

Standard Tap American
12/20
901 N. Second St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Menu
This gastropub sets the mark for rival establishments around the city. More...

Talula's Garden American
13/20
Dining Room at Talula 210 W. Washington Square
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Menu
Talula's Garden blooms on Washington Square. More...

White Dog Cafe Contemporary
14/20
3420 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Menu
University City's best friend continues a tradition of farm fresh dining. More...

Back to Best Brunch

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.