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The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Denver

By August 12, 2016 September 19th, 2019 No Comments

In Denver, brunch is a weekend tradition, a time of lazy mornings leading to an indulgence of sweet stacks of pancakes and bottomless Mimosas. If you have been itching to try a new brunch spot in your neighborhood, or have wondered who has the best french toast and eggs benedict, we have compiled the list for you!

  1. Bacon Social House – This is definitely the restaurant for your favorite savory breakfast item – bacon. You can even order a “bacon flight” that includes candied, habanero, and BBQ bacon. But no worries, this Sunnyside spot offers plenty of healthy and sweet options, as well.
  1. Bar Dough – This LoHi hot spot has a newly launched brunch menu that offers wood-oven baked pancakes, soft scrambled eggs, fava bean toast, and comforting pasta dishes.
  1. Beast & Bottle – This Uptown restaurant has been known as a staple on many Denverites’ brunch lists. Chef Paul Reilly offers up inventive dishes such as: ricotta blinis, avocado tartine, and the pork shoulder tostada.
  1. JellyJelly is a Denver brunch institution with an old-school diner vibe in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Their signature dishes are the creative donut bites and a variety of breakfast sliders.
  1. Ellyngton’s Looking for a splurge in regal surroundings? Try Ellyngton’s for a high-quality Brown Palace experience that can’t be beat for its legendary Sunday Dom Perigean champagne brunch that includes carved-to-order meats and fish, a spread of oysters, smoked seafood and house-cured salmon, and house-baked cakes, pies and pastries.
  1. Table 6 – Table 6 offers a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of Denver. The food here is always top notch. Make sure to try the classic French toast, the salmon benedict, and the sausage and peppers with ramp grits.
  1. Masterpiece Kitchen – Masterpiece Kitchen is chef Justin Brunson’s newest endeavor in the Lowry neighborhood. They are offering a weekend brunch with dishes such as: chicken and waffles, a butcher’s breakfast, and several sandwiches and salads.
  1. Sassafras – Sassafras is a Southern eatery offering hearty country breakfasts of grits, beignets, and bennies. They also boast some very popular house-infused morning cocktail creations.
  1. Root Down – Root Down has sustained itself as one of the hottest brunch destinations in town. So make sure to reserve a table to avoid a long wait. We really love the atmosphere and the fresh and local menu that changes with the seasons. One popular dish is the banana bread French toast with a crunchy tempura crust.
  1. Duo Restaurant – We love this cheery open space on the friendly block of West 32nd and Zuni located in a nineteenth century mercantile building. The Highlands spot has won Westword’s best eggs benedict for their cider-glazed pork benedict.

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