Explore the best Best Washington DC Brunch spots

It’s a must-do for anyone traveling to and staying in Washington, especially if you’re staying over the weekend. Though brunching didn’t originate in the District, it certainly has its place in DC’s dining scene akin to the power lunches. If you’re wondering which spots to try this coming weekend, take a peek at this best Washington DC brunch list. It’s a mix of places with quintessential and modern dining experiences.

Best Washington DC Brunch

Old Ebbitt Grill

Best Washington DC Brunch,Old Ebbitt Grill Eggs Cheasapeake
Old Ebbitt Grill Eggs Cheasapeake

This is as DC as it gets when it comes to brunch. Its location about a block from the White House, its mahogany-laden décor, and waiters in white shirts and ties provide diners at Old Ebbitt Grill with that classic DC ambiance. The restaurant’s also been running for over 100 years so it has welcomed its fair share of politicians and dignitaries. Try their Eggs Cheasapeake or any of their omelets. Their bloody Mary creation is solid as is their mimosas, which are made with freshly squeezed orange juice. Tradition, location and good food and service in one package makes Old Ebbitt one of the best Washington DC brunch spots.

Farmers Fishers Bakers

Best Washington DC Brunch,Biscuits and Cinnamon Rolls
Biscuits and Cinnamon Rolls

Can’t decide on what to eat? Then look no further than brunch at Farmers Fishers Bakers. This farm-to-table restaurant offers a sumptuous buffet brunch that includes classics such as eggs benedict and cinnamon rolls but also regional favorites such as Maryland crab and artichoke dip, and grilled thick-cut bacon. At $32 per person, it’s a bargain for what you can get. Not to mention its superb location at Georgetown Harbor. No wonder it’s a favorite among locals and definitely one of the best Washington DC brunch spots for visitors alike. Just make sure and reserve in advance. Walk-ins are welcome but can be as long as a two-hour wait.

Le Diplomate

Best Washington DC Brunch,steak frites
Steak Frites

For many Washingtonians, having brunch at Le Diplomate is like a rite of passage for becoming a local. It remains the place to see and be seen for several years now — a triumph, especially in the ever changing culinary make-up of the District. This French bistro serves classics such as steak frites and the reliable croquet-madame but also incorporates new trends such as avocado toast and lobster omelet. If you’re lucky enough to snag a table outside, it’s also one of the best places to people watch. Munch on fluffy eggs in this best Washington DC brunch spots and you might just find yourself sitting across from a diplomat.

About Iris A

Website: http://www.travelingwithiris.com

Born in the Philippines, but grew up in Texas, Iris has been traveling and writing about her experiences for well over a decade. Her work has been published on well-known travel sites like Hipmunk (#hipmunkcitylove) and D Magazine Online Travel Club. She has been all over Europe, the US, and has recently started exploring Latin America. She loves trying local cuisine and visiting UNESCO deemed World Heritage sites. Her favourite city is New York, with London, following a close 2nd. You can follow her on Twitter @sundeeiris or through her travel blog, Traveling With Iris.

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