2020 Best Brunch Restaurants in the U.S.A.

Indulge in a crab croque monsieur at Bagatelle, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Brunch Restaurants in the U.S.

Top 10 Brunches in America

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, so the saying goes, but we think brunch gives it a run for its money. It's the perfect pass to dig into indulgent fare like Nutella french toast or a crab croque monsieur crowned with an egg. Make the most of your weekend by trying one of GAYOT's picks for the Top 10 Brunch Restaurants in the U.S. presented in alphabetical order.

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Atchafalaya
13/20

An historic building in New Orleans is home to the very contemporary Atchafalaya. Brunch, served Thursday to Monday, offers a number of creative egg dishes, but the winner is Eggs Atchafalaya, featuring fried green tomatoes topped with poached eggs and jumbo lump crab meat. The calling card has become the serve-yourself Bloody Mary bar. See More

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Bagatelle
14/20

Cast all calorie cares aside for the decadent brunch at Bagatelle in the heart of New York's painfully Euro-trendy Meatpacking District. This is the place to indulge in Nutella french toast, homemade gnocchi with black truffle pesto filling, or a crab croque monsieur crowned with an egg. See More

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Eating House
15/20

After becoming the first South Florida champion on "Chopped," Giorgio Rapicavoli did a stint in Italy working with Alice Waters and Ferran Adrià and then opened Eating House in Coral Gables. He embraces the high and the low: brunch choices include heirloom tomatoes fish sauce vinaigrette, peanuts and frozen coconut milk, as well as Cap'n Crunch pancakes and carbonara eggs Benedict with black truffle. See More

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High Street on Market
14/20

High Street on Market in Philadelphia puts an emphasis on locally sourced products, including appetizing breads and pastries baked daily. At breakfast/brunch, choose among such items as pastrami & hash, a riff on the classic pastrami sandwich with spiced hash, a farm egg and Russian dressing. See More

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American, Eclectic, American Regional
Longman & Eagle
14/20

Sure, Longman & Eagle in Chicago attracts more than its fair share of hipsters — but this isn't just a see-and-be-seen spot. Brunch, served daily, boasts house-made biscuits and gravy, fried chicken and waffles, and a pork belly Benedict. There's even a "PBR Breakfast" that includes a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon with your order of eggs, sausage and potatoes. See More

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Plow
13/20

Walking into San Francisco's Plow, with its ultra-high ceilings, polished wood floors and simple tables and chairs, is like coming home. It's a stylish home, run by Joel Bleskacek and Maxine Siu, who met at Oakland's Oliveto and have a shared love for simple food done well. The lines are long for weekend brunch, but worth it for the chance to experience fluffy lemon ricotta pancakes or eggs Benedict with Fra'Mani ham. See More

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Salare Restaurant
15/20

At Salare Restaurant in Seattle, chef Edouardo Jordan presents high-end Northwest-inspired fare woven with a hint of his Southern background. The weekend brunch menu is constantly changing, but expect interesting offerings like beignets and apple butter; merguez hash with griddled potatoes and a fried egg; and cow's milk yogurt with pistachio granola, tart cherries, dried apricots and lemon curd. See More

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South Street Diner
13/20

South Street Diner stands out not only as one of Boston's few all-night dining destinations but also for its breakfast served all day. You'll find Boston cream pie pancakes and every kind of french toast imaginable, as well as traditional staples: steak and eggs, Belgian waffles and overstuffed omelets. See More

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American Regional, Seafood, Raw Bar
State of Grace
14/20

Atlanta-based chef Ford Fry returned to his hometown in Texas to open State of Grace. He partnered with local chef Bobby Matos, and the duo created a menu reminiscent of old-time Houston restaurants and modern raw bars. Sunday brunch brings a slew of temptations, including warm cinnamon rolls, Gulf shrimp omelets and crawfish Benedict. See More

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Trés by José Andrés
13/20

Trés by José Andrés offers a gourmet brunch buffet in a whimsical setting at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills. Savor American paddlefish caviar, salmon roe and smoked salmon after a few fresh oysters and snow crab claws. Don't miss the meat carving displays before moving on to the cheese and charcuterie. See More

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