Atlanta Restaurant Reviews

Best Atlanta Restaurants for Brunch and Breakfast on the Weekend

Melanie and Randy Cooper, Atlanta-Food-Critic.com
Melanie and Randy Cooper, Atlanta-Food-Critic.com

Nothing is more Southern than brunch in Atlanta and we love to indulge at Atlanta’s MUST EAT dining locations to enjoy a fantastic selection of breakfast items. This list has taken years to cultivate and covers Metro Atlanta and beyond to give you a wide selection of cuisine no matter where you travel. Sleep in late, get yourself together, and then head out of the house to enjoy a lazy meal that will be a great start to your Saturday or Sunday! Guten appetit!

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Every once in awhile, we reach into our treasure bag and pull out a restaurant to share with our readers. Today we share a restaurant that has grown near and dear to our hearts, Peachtree Café. We first began a few years ago, eating brunch here after church. Since then

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Along with the rest of Atlanta, we’d been waiting for Morningside Kitchen to open. The day after they served their first meal, we were there – yes, Day 2. This was supposed to be a “soft” opening. From the size of the crowd that night, it looked as if they

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In the shadow of Atlanta‘s new Mercedes Benz Stadium and a short walk from Philips Arena is Smoke Ring, a barbecue destination that just might become your new favorite. Yes, Melanie and I consider ourselves BBQ aficionados, especially having just come off of the Sip & Swine BBQ Festival under

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We’re working hard trying to visit restaurants on our list of 20 Best Atlanta Restaurants to Visit in 2016 and our regular readers know how much Melanie and I enjoy Sunday Brunch. Well, we’d been hearing that Seed Kitchen & Bar does an awesome brunch so we headed up Riverside Drive just north of I-285.

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Sunday is a big day for Front Page News by the looks of our visit. While many of the other patrons chose to enjoy the cool fall weather, we decided to sit inside and watch the Falcons lose another game on the vast array of HD TVs scattered throughout the

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If you’re into breakfast, you cannot have missed the West Egg Café in West Midtown and Chef Todd Ginsberg replicates his success there with The General Muir, an authentic deli experience. In a tribute to the New York Jewish deli, meats are cured and smoked in-house and bagels are hand-rolled

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I will have to admit that this review falls into the category of one that should have been written a long time ago. We’ve been going to La Cazuela  for years, obviously for good reason. We’ve enjoyed the food here and we keep going back. We have come to know

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It’s been said that success is often imitated but seldom duplicated. The Flying Biscuit Café near Candler Park has long been one of our favorite places for breakfast and brunch (our review from 2010). Its in-town, eclectic vibe is captivating. The food is always marvelous and its just one of

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In our continuing support of Midtown Restaurant Week we visited the heart of Midtown and an Atlanta icon, Einstein’s. Part of the Metrotainment Group of restaurants, Einstein’s does NOT disappoint. From our arrival at the valet parking, Einstein’s was an easy time for our afternoon brunch. They have a large outdoor seating area

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By the time we arrived, it was hot as blue blazes and we were still in a whirlwind from walking around the very crowded Krog Street Market. We were looking for somewhere we could eat and relax while getting a chance to cool off at the same time. The Shed

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If you are looking for a great breakfast at a great price, you MUST check out West Egg Café. This place is hopping and very, very good! We arrived mid-afternoon Sunday with friends and we must have timed it just right because we were seated within 10-15 minutes. Melanie ordered

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We were down this way not long ago on a visit to Oakland Cemetery and I promised myself we’d come back to try Ria’s Bluebird. Every time we’ve gone past Ria’s Bluebird it’s been packed and this day was no exception. We waited about 20 minutes and we were seated

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You’d better rise early if you want to dine at Rise-n-Dine or expect to wait! That being said, even if you have to wait, it’s worth it! Parking is at a premium as are tables inside but I found a parking place at the rear of the building and came

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We’ve got an updated review of Murphy’s, Apr 15 2016 Murphy’s wears Virginia-Highlands like a soldier wears medals. We absolutely LOVE this area of town for it’s charm and warmth and Murphy’s combines those attributes with a relaxing atmosphere and delicious food. We had been hearing about the brunch, the

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One of the most highly ranked restaurants in Savannah is SOHO South Café. One visit and it is easy to understand why. We decided, quite on the spur of the moment, that we would go to Savannah to celebrate Melanie’s birthday. We both love Savannah and Tybee Island, we spent

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It was a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon. Even more beautiful since it had been raining all week and everyone was ready to get out of the house and have some fun. For us, that meant Park’s Edge for brunch! While I generally always call and attempt to make a reservation

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Sunny Point Café was not on our planned itinerary. Dear readers, we would never have known what awaited us had it not been for a local Asheville shopkeeper in Dolce Vita who we chatted with after enjoying breakfast at Early Girl Eatery. (see below) When we arrived, Sunny Point Café

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Early Girl Eatery is on the cutting edge of Asheville’s farm-to-table effort and the result is fresh, wonderful food for diners! When we arrived the place was JAM-packed! We were seated within 15 minutes and fresh brewed coffee was on our table within minutes. It really needed to be as

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If I was to think of where a trendy, upscale diner would be my mind would probably gravitate more toward West Midtown or Virginia-Highlands rather than Sugar Hill (near Buford). What we did find was décor equally worthy of the tag “trendy” and friendliness that the South is known for.

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We were just coming off a mixed experience with Marietta Diner so we both were a little skittish about even trying OK Café once we learned it was a diner but take heart, dear readers, another jewel has been discovered. First, be prepared to wait. The good news? There is

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We had dropped some family off at the airport on a Sunday afternoon and were heading back through town when we stopped at Local Three Kitchen & Bar  for their brunch. Local Three is located on Northside Drive within a very nice set of office buildings and if not for

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We were looking for a place for brunch after church and found Flying Biscuit Café on Gayot and it sounded great! Little did I know what awaited us! Be prepared to WAIT! Not long, but we did wait 10-15 minutes to be seated and parking is scarce! I was getting

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Atkins Park has the distinction of being Atlanta’s oldest continuously run restaurant, so we felt as if we were entering a landmark when we arrived at it’s North Highlands location to eat there on an absolutely gorgeous Sunday afternoon. We were surprised to be able to find a parking place

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