The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Atlanta

By Caroline Perrott | April 21, 2021 | Food & Drink Food & Drink Food & Drink Feature

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Le Bilboquet

A haven for enjoying French bistro fare and sophisticated sips in a vibrant atmosphere, Le Bilboquet brings a slice of Paris to the center of Buckhead Village. New this season, the Raspberry Beret—made with High West double rye, housemade raspberry shrub, ginger liqueur and orgeat—is perfect for savoring on the restaurant’s patio. Pair with the de-shelled Maine whole lobster a la plancha with almond arugula pesto linguine, cherry heirloom tomato and beurre blanc. 3027 Bolling Way NE, lebilboquetatlanta.com

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The Chastain

The new American neighborhood café and restaurant recently debuted a counter-service brunch menu. Features include a chicken salad sandwich with pesto, focaccia, arugula, parmesan and red onion; a cheeseburger with lettuce, pickles, American cheese and caramelized onions; and a tuna bowl with marinated yellowfin tuna, quinoa, garden Napa cabbage, snow peas and sesame vinaigrette. Sample their rotating selection of draft beer, wines by the glass and mimosas on draft, and soak up the sunshine at their ample outdoor seating. 4320 Powers Ferry Road, thechastainatl.com

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Kyma

Escape to Santorini at Kyma, the Buckhead restaurant brings a lavish dining experience and a handselected menu stocked with classic meze (Grecian small plates), pastries, seafood, cocktails, Greek wines and ouzo. This spring, snag a spot on Kyma’s dreamy weatherproof patio and enjoy seasonal a bottomless brunch featuring Greek spins on classic favorites such as the chicken souvlaki with tzaziki, pita and Greek fries. 3085 Piedmont Road, buckheadrestaurants.‌com/restaurant/kyma

Forza Storico

An authentic Italian experience featuring timeless Roman dishes, an expertly curated wine list and alfresco seating awaits at Forza Storico, located in Westside Provisions District. Mouthwatering carbonara, amatriciana and cacio e pepe are just a few options available for brunch, alongside 15 cocktails and 20 Italian beers. Opt for beverage director Jose Pereiro’s spring drink of choice, the Basilico Gimlet, made with Bombay Sapphire, pamplemousse, lime, grapefruit, bitters, basil leaves and basil oil. 1198 Howell Mill Road, storico.com/forza

Wonderkid

Name a better duo than booze and breakfast food—we’ll wait. At Wonderkid, nonstop breakfast items unite with jukebox-inspired cocktails for the ultimate boozy brunch. A King of Pops soft-serve bar and delicious baked goods add depth to the menu of traditional diner fare. The quirky dining options are complemented by Wonderkid’s midcentury design, which pulls plenty of nostalgic vibes. 777 Memorial Dr. SE, wonderkidatl.com

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Gypsy Kitchen

You haven’t been fully introduced to Atlanta’s brunch scene until you’ve spent a Basque in the Sun Sunday (or two or three) at Gypsy Kitchen. The buzzing rooftop is a favorite of JEZEBEL’s Most Beautiful and Most Eligible Atlantans, and it isn’t hard to see why. Whether you’re snacking on one of the resto’s savory toasts or simply sipping on sangria, it’s the ideal place to be during a Sunday sunrise. 3035 Peachtree Road, gk-atl.com

The General Muir

This modern American restaurant returns to it's handcrafted roots by taking inspiration from classic New York Jewish delis. Pastrami is cured and smoked in-house while open-faced bagels are rolled by hand and kettle boiled, then topped with your choice of ingredients like lox, nova and chives. Get your caffeine fix with the coffee of the month; April's is the Mint to be Iced with Batdorf & Bronson espresso, milk and housemade mint syrup over ice. 1540 Avenue Place, thegeneralmuir.com

The Betty

Sunday brunch comes with a side of old Hollywood glamour at this happening hot spot serving American continental cuisine with a modern twist. Ditch the standard mimosa for a fizzy Aperol spritz paired with pimento cheese fondue for the table. The lobster omelette with herbs, sherry and arugula, however, is just for you. 374 East Paces Ferry Road NE, thebettyatl.com

Buttermilk Kitchen

Situated in an old Buchkead home, Suzanne Vizethann's breakfast and lunch concept is in increasingly high demand. Because of the no-reservation policy, true Atlantans know to arrive early if they want to enjoy fave menu items like the short rib hash, best washed down with a few carrot ginger mimosas. 4425 Roswell Road NE, buttermilkkitchen.com

St. Regis High Tea

Don your most fabulous florals and nosh on a classic menu of savory petite sandwiches, freshly baked scones, pastries and petits fours in the elegant Astor Court. The tea selection is seemingly endless, with your choice of black, Earl Grey, oolong, green, masala chai, peppermint and more. Pinkies up! 88 West Paces Ferry Road NW, marriot.com/hotels/travel/atlxr-the-st-regis-atlanta/



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