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The most important meal of the day — our guide to brunch spots around Dallas

Dallas restaurants, cafes, and diners serving up all the eggs, pancakes, mimosas, and other brunch favorites you want to eat.

An outdoor seating area with multiple round tables surrounded by white chairs. A few large umbrellas are also open, and there is a red brick walkway curving through the grass.

There’s nothing quite like a weekend spent brunching in the sunshine.

Photo via Chelsea Corner

Brunchin’ ain’t always easy, but it is necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken and waffles, or build-your-own bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times.

Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We’ve compiled a whole bunch of brunch options, along with our menu recs and pro tips. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas. Note: Some spots are open outside of brunch hours listed.

Weekday wonders

360 Brunch House, Highland Park | Daily, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
This spot’s expansive menu covers everything from french toast and omelets to sandwiches and street tacos.

Overeasy, Downtown | Daily, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
Located inside The Statler Dallas hotel, Overeasy’s lunch menu begins at 11 a.m. If you’re an early riser, though, the breakfast menu is worth it — try the lemon ricotta pancakes.

Bread Winners Cafe, Multiple locations | Hours vary
Grab a warm cinnamon roll or brunch tots for the table while perusing the menu of breakfast tacos, scrambles, waffles, and more at this popular brunch location.

GoldRush Cafe, Lower Greenville | Tuesday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Family owned and operated since 1980, GoldRush Cafe offers delicious breakfast all day long in a cozy, comfortable setting.

The Biscuit Bar, Deep Ellum | Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. + Friday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
If biscuits are your thing, The Biscuit Bar will butter ‘em. Choose from a variety of biscuit sandwiches, or keep it simple with a plain buttermilk biscuit. Bonus: Bring your furry friend to the dog-friendly patio.

The Finch, Lower Greenville | Hours vary
Indulge in a delicious, meaty brunch with options like short rib hash, brunch tacos with smoked bacon, or wagyu chicken fried steak.

A large waffle on a white plate that is covered in a powdered sugar dusting, whipped cream, and strawberries. In the background are two more dishes and a class of orange juice next to a bottle of champagne.

Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery serves up its brunch at several Dallas locations.

Photo via @breadwinnerscafe

Weekend musts

Renny’s, North Dallas | Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. + Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Enjoy the mimosa mini bar during brunch while diving into entrees like the crab cake with breakfast potatoes or biscuits + gravy.

McRae’s American Bistro & Cocktails, White Rock | Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ever had a morning chimichanga or “eggs in purgatory”? You can during McRae’s weekend brunch, in addition to drinks from the bloody mary bar and other brunch cocktails.

Coupes, Oak Lawn | Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Coupes Champagne Bar is now serving up a weekend brunch — you know the mimosas are gonna be good.

Encina, Bishop Arts District | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The blue corn pancakes are a must-have during Encina’s weekend brunch. Try the “Cactus Jill” drink for a unique non-alcoholic beverage.

Jonathon’s, Multiple locations | Hours vary
Both Jonathon’s locations feature packed weekend brunch menus complete with $5 mimosas. Pro tip: Be prepared to wait — Jonathon’s does not accept reservations.

Meddlesome Moth, Design District | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
This classic Dallas brunch spot has something for everyone. We recommend the “Bad-Ass Bacon Waffle” + “Mother and Child Reunion.”

State & Allen, Uptown | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$5 mimosas + bloody marys, tiramisu french toast, and pulled pork huevos rancheros are a few menu items you’ll find at State & Allen.

Ellen’s, Multiple locations | Hours vary
Order the “Pancake Pot Pie” at this breakfast spot for a layered dish of pancakes, maple cream sausage gravy, bacon, sausage, hash browns, eggs, and cheese — a full brunch in one order.

Roy G’s, Oak Lawn | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Brunch the morning away at this neighborhood bar with mimosa towers and a large menu full of classics, like the buttermilk short stack, and unique items, like the french toast breakfast sandwich.

The Rustic, Uptown | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy family-style brunch for $17.95 per person with an assortment of cheese and crackers, toast, eggs, cheese and potato hash, hot chicken, and more.

A white plate of french toast topped with blueberry compote and whipped cream and dusted with powdered sugar.

We’re drooling over Meddlesome Moth’s blueberry french toast.

Photo by Raynor Brumfield via Meddlesome Moth

For a special occasion

Georgie, Highland Park | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
The banana pancakes, vegan enchiladas rancheros, and chicken and waffles — among other delicious eats — make this brunch menu one for the books. Feeling fancy? Try the caviar.

Crown Block, Downtown | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Make a reservation and get dressed up for a Sunday brunch with skyline views at this local steakhouse. An $80 set fee — $40 for children under 12 — will give you access to one of ten plated entree options and a brunch buffet.

Knox Bistro, Highland Park | Saturday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Head to this French brasserie for a brunch full of delicious eats, like the Croque Monsieur or pain au chocolat. Feeling full afterwards? Take a brief stroll on the nearby Katy Trail after eating.

The Mansion Restaurant, Oak Lawn | Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Step into the Rosewood Mansion and make your way to the restaurant for a cozy, intimate, elevated brunch. Make sure you try one of the pastries.

Outdoor eatin’

UnaVida, West Village | Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy the all-day breakfast or weekend brunch items at this modern Mexican restaurant with plenty of comfy outdoor seating. Bonus: Many items are vegetarian.

Henry’s Majestic, West Dallas | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Warm weekends are well spent brunchin’ at the expansive outdoor area of Henry’s Majestic. Coffee lovers, try the “She’s Lost Control Again” brunch cocktail.

Ida Claire, Addison | Daily, hours vary
Enjoy southern brunch delicacies like crawfish corn beignets, a low country breakfast, or Nashville hot tenders. Pro tip: Make a reservation to dine inside of the airstream.

The Old Monk, Lower Greenville | Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy brunch on the cozy bar patio. We recommend the “Traditional Breakfast” with eggs, pub brunch potatoes, and your choice of toast, bagel, or English muffin. Bonus: Vegetarian bacon or sausage is available here.

The Henry, Victory Park | Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Try menu items like the “Cinnamon Swirl French Toast” or a rancheros breakfast bowl at one of two outdoor spots — the patio or rooftop.

Chelsea Corner, Highland Park | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Step out onto the 2,500-sqft dog-friendly patio for brunch cocktails and plates ranging from Texas steak Benedicts to the “Hangover Skillet.”

Restoration Hardware Rooftop, Highland Park | Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
For an elevated outdoor option (literally), head to the rooftop restaurant with a full brunch menu at this furniture store.

Ozona Grill & Bar, Northeast Dallas | Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-12 a.m.
Build your own bloody mary, omelet, or tacos — or enjoy a different brunch menu item — and enjoy Ozona’s laid-back outdoor atmosphere.

Stirr, Deep Ellum | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grab brunch with friends or family on this local spot’s expansive rooftop patio with beautiful views.

the outside of a restaurant next to a sign that says "Henry's Majestic." The sun is coming through a large tree in the outdoor areas, and multiple tables are scattered throughout the space.

Henry’s Majestic offers plenty of space for your outdoor brunching needs.

Photo via @henrysmajestic

Dietary restriction havens

Crickle’s and Co., Oak Lawn | Wednesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
This scratch kitchen serves up vegan and vegetarian bites from its plant-based menu, like the “Eat Your Veggies Panini” and vegan street tacos. If you’re visiting with omnivorous friends, the “Spicy Bacon Ciabatta” was voted best breakfast sandwich in Texas in 2022.

Company Cafe, Lower Greenville | Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
Company Café provides menu items for everyone, from gluten free and vegan crepes to gluten free biscuits, a veggie scramble, and vegan tacos.

Sundown at Granada, Lower Greenville | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grab bites on the rooftop patio on a nice day and enjoy the various gluten free and vegetarian items on the menu. Vegans will find a few more vegan options on the lunch menu.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Multiple locations | Hours vary
Check out the “plant power” menu at this breakfast spot for veggie-friendly options like the tofu scramble and “Bountiful Buddha Bowl.”

Origin Kitchen + Bar, Oak Lawn | Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
This spot focused on local and fresh ingredients provides several gluten-free options — like the GF fried chicken and paleo waffle — and welcomes menu modifications.

Seven Mile Cafe, Multiple locations | Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-2 pm. + Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
With a few locations that are a bit further out, Seven Mile denotes which menu items can be made vegan — spoiler alert, it’s quite a few. We’re dying to try the vegan loaded potatoes or the “berry vegan dream french toast.” The menu also features a few gluten-free items.

Dream Cafe, Uptown | Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Choose from various gluten-free and vegan options — including a totally separate gluten-free menu. Pro tip: Let the kids order “Dragon Soda,” the cafe’s version of a Shirley Temple.

A person standing next to a shuffleboard with a TV screen behind them and a large bookshelf lining the wall in the back.

Brunch doesn’t have to be a sit-down affair.

Not your typical brunch

Electric Shuffle, Old East Dallas | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
This brunch spot is perfect for friends. Bring your group for $50 per person and enjoy live DJs, shuffleboard, brunch boards served family-style, and a whole bottle of prosecco per person. Pro tip: Make a reservation in advance.

Ziziki’s, Multiple locations | Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pay $35 per person to receive a Mediterranean-inspired brunch that includes items like pancakes, lamb souvlaki, and a bottle of champagne for mimosas.

Sugar Factory Dallas, Uptown | Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 a.m. + Sunday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Known for its colorful space and tendency to give you a sugar rush, the Dallas location of Sugar Factory offers brunch with plenty of over-the-top offerings like fried Oreo cheesecake pancakes and double stack rainbow pancakes.

Maple Leaf Diner, North Dallas | Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Brunch, eh? This local Canadian diner serves scratch-made breakfast all day long. We recommend trying a dish that includes the Canadian Peameal bacon.

The Market Cafe, South Dallas | Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. + Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Located on a farm complete with goats and chickens, The Market Cafe serves items like fried chicken sandwiches, cornbread crusted catfish, and southern cornbread salad. Stop by the coffee house after eating for your caffeine fix before taking a free farm tour.

DIY brunch

Prefer to stay in? Host your own brunch with crowd-pleasing spreads + supplies good enough for a chef.

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