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Best Tastiest Brunch In Washington DC

The 7 Best Brunch Spots In Washington, DC

When your head is telling you to stay in bed, but your body is telling you brunch – head to one of these tastiest brunch spots in Washington, DC.

Whether you’re visiting the capital for the first time, or if you’re a a DC local, brunch is always a good idea.

Here are the best brunch spots in Washington, DC

1. Unconventional Diner

Unconventional? Maybe. Really damn good? Definitely.

Located inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, this modern day diner serves some of the best brunch dishes we’ve ever tried. Expect creative takes on classic American and international dishes and comfort foods – like these blueberry pancakes with vanilla mascarpone, lavender and candied ginger. Drool.

Unconventional Diner in Washington DC
Image: @dcfoodporn / Instagram

2. The Line Hotel

Prepare to be spoiled for choice at The Line Hotel in Adams Morgan – home to not one, but two of the best brunch spots in Washington DC and an all around beautiful place to spend a few hours of your day.

Choose between A Rake’s Progress (upstairs) or Brothers & Sisters (downstairs), both conveniently located in the hotel lobby. Rest assured neither will disappoint.

The Line Hotel Brunch
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3. Mission

If your plan is to go hard, or go home, Mission in Dupont Circle is the place for you.

Feast on classic Mexican cuisine with the help of Mission’s weekend brunch deal where, for less than $40, you can enjoy an entrée, endless chips, salsa, guac and two hours of bottomless brunch cocktails including mimosas and margaritas.

On your marks, get set, go!

tastiest brunch washington dc
Image: @missiondupont / Instagram

4. Iron Gate

If you’re feeling fancy, this upscale Greek/Italian restaurant in Logan Circle is the perfect spot.

The setting and atmosphere will blow you away –  from the lively carriageway barroom and intimate dining room to the wisteria covered al fresco patio – all perfectly complemented by seasonal brunch dishes.

Iron Gate Brunch in Washington DC
Image: @liketheteaeats / Instagram

5. Fiola Mare

Controversial, but potentially our favourite of all options on this list is Fiola Mare on Georgetown’s waterfront. All the seaside dining feels, tastes and smells of our dreams.

Brunch is a truly special experience here from seafood platters to lobster rolls and other seasonal dishes. They offer a decadent champagne addition for brunch and, on Sundays, a big roast with prime rib, Yorkshire pudding and potatoes.

Fiola Mare Brunch
Image: Fiola Mare

6. District Commons

A classic American Tavern with a wholesome, chill and approachable vibe. Enjoy seasonal, sustainable seafood, locally grown fruits and vegetables, house-baked artisanal breads and pastries at this city centre spot.

Add two hours of bottomless booze for just $16 but remember – it’s a marathon, not a sprint, so drink responsibly.

District Commons brunch
Image: @nikki_foodventures / Instagram

7. Maketto

Any day is made instantly better by dim sum, right? Maketto is a restaurant, cafe and store all in one.

Keep an eye out for their “unlimited xiao long bao” (soup dumplings) events because seriously, what on earth sounds better than that?! Nothing.

Maketto Brunch
Image: @erikbruneryang / Instagram

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Alana Laverty
Alana Laverty

A journalist from Ireland, you'll find Alana hunting down the best soup dumplings in NYC or refusing to drink Aperol Spritz from anything smaller than a pint glass. Probably both.

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