Lazy weekends. Breakfast with family and friends. We’ve compiled a list of the 12 best brunch spots in St. Louis Park and Golden Valley. From pancakes to eggs benedict, Big Ole Bloody Mary’s to bottomless mimosas, you’re sure to find the perfect place to start your day.
Stop by on a weekend morning and you’ll find lines out the door at this popular breakfast spot. Order one of their signature skillet scrambles – scrambled eggs and American fries topped with melted Monterey jack-cheddar cheese, bacon and more. The biscuits and sausage gravy and cinnamon fritter French toast are also popular choices. Plus, enjoy a complimentary Bloody Mary, screwdriver or juice.
Breakfast is served daily starting at 8 am.
Have brunch on the four-season pawtio with your favorite four-legged friend. This dog-friendly restaurant offers tasty treats for hipster humans and their pets. Start your morning with avocado toast with sunny-side-up eggs, jalapeno cheese spread and a balsamic glaze or try the broasted chicken with waffles. Like pancakes and breakfast tacos? Try their new pacos – mini pancakes stuffed with cheesy scrambled eggs, hash browns and bacon, served with spicy pepper jam and maple syrup. They also serve vegan entrées.
Breakfast is served on weekends from 9 am – 1:45 pm.
Brunch with sushi? It might seem “fishy,” but they’re sure to satisfy your breakfast cravings. Start with a brunch appetizer of donut holes dusted with cinnamon sugar and Nutella sauce. Then order the decadent stuffed peach French toast that’s loaded with mascarpone cheese and peach compote, battered in rice crispies, and topped with whipped cream, powdered sugar and cider caramel sauce. They also serve fluffy buttermilk pancakes, breakfast bowls and benedicts, vegan entrées and, of course, sushi! On Sundays, enjoy bottomless mimosas.
Brunch is served starting at 11 am on Saturdays and 10 am on Sundays.
There’s no better way to start your day then at the Good Day Café! The quintessential breakfast spot, the Café offers a wide variety of French and souffle omelets, eggs benedict, pancakes, waffles, crepes, French toast, and baked goods, including Granny’s caramel sticky buns and pecan buns. Their oversized apple souffle pancake, made with Granny Smith apples smothered in a cinnamon sugar glaze, was even featured on the Food Network show “Best. Breakfast. Ever.” Plus, they were recently voted Readers’ Choice winners for Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, and Best Bloody Mary’s!
Open daily at 6:30 am for coffee & pastries and 7 am for the full menu.
This popular Golden Valley hangout is the perfect place to have brunch and watch the game. With wall-to-wall TV screens, you won’t miss a minute of the action as you sit back and sip a JJ’s Big Ole Bloody Mary served with a High Life pony of beer or a Screwmosa made with orange juice, pineapple vodka and champagne. Enjoy Belgian waffles topped with strawberries and whipped cream, an old-fashioned egg sandwich, or a smash bowl filled with carnitas pork, eggs, hashbrowns, and Hollandaise sauce.
Brunch is served on weekends from 10 am – 2 pm.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why Kip’s offers so many classic breakfast options. Enjoy fluffy buttermilk pancakes, 3-egg omelets, brioche French toast with carmelized bananas and walnuts, and housemade corned beef hash with poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce. New specialty items include crab cake benedict, a quinoa breakfast bowl, and bananas foster waffle, complete with a scoop of butter pecan ice cream.
Open weekdays at 6:30 am, weekends at 7 am.
This Irish pub is the go-to place for a wee bit o’ Sunday brunch. Grab a seat in one of their cozy snugs and try a traditional Irish breakfast with bangers, rashers, black & white pudding, baked beans and eggs. Or go with eggs and corned beef hash, complete with cabbage, parsley sauce and toasted sourdough bread. Start or end your meal with savory bacon tots in zesty tomato relish or satisfy your sweet teeth with French toast bites with cinnamon sugar and sweet cream. And no meal would be complete without one of their Bloody Mary’s – choose from the Premiere, made with Prairie Organic cucumber vodka and garnished with a wee burger, or the Big Bacon, made with Bakon vodka and garnished with a skewer of bacon confit.
Brunch is served on Sundays from 10 am – 2 pm.
Conveniently located at the West End, The Loop offers classic American brunch options. Choose from buttermilk pancakes served with fresh berries, bacon and eggs with toast and hash browns, omelets, breakfast burritos and several vegetarian options. Their signature breakfast sandwich features house-made breakfast sausage and a sweet kick of tobasco honey. Be sure to add an order of their house-made mini cinnamon rolls – they’re perfect for sharing!
Brunch is served on weekends starting at 10 am.
The perfect weekend spot to bring the family! Grab a table in the TV-filled bar area or choose a large comfortable booth in the more intimate dining room. The ala carte menu includes pancakes (with optional blueberries, bananas, or chocolate chips), build-your-own omelets, eggs benedict, and biscuits and gravy. Plus, enjoy bottomless mimosas and fresh-squeezed greyhounds.
Breakfast is served on weekends from 8 am – 2 pm.
Inspired by the fresh cuisine of the California coast, Mill Valley Kitchen serves farm-to-table food in a cozy, fine dining setting. Try the Italian benedict with fennel pork sausage, slow-roasted tomato and Hollandaise sauce, the Korean pancake with mung bean, bok choy kimchi, and maple-soy glazed pork belly, or the daily omelet. They also serve crepes, cast iron French toast, and super green smoothies. If lunch is more your style, try the brunch burger made with bison, bacon, fried egg, cheddar and smoked onion jam.
Brunch is served on weekends from 10 am – 3 pm.
The Park Tavern will “bowl” you over with their family-friendly weekend breakfast menu. Their signature Park Tavern Platter includes maple French toast, eggs and bacon or sausage. Other classic dishes include omelets, Belgian waffles, huevos rancheros and steak and eggs. The whole family will love the breakfast pizza with Hollandaise, ham, bacon, scrambled eggs, cheddar and mozzarella topped with hash browns. Try a Bloody Mary or a mimosa, bowl a game or two, and let the kids loose in the arcade.
Breakfast is served 9 am – noon on Saturday, 9 – 11:30 am on Sunday.
You won’t find a more entertaining spot to have brunch than Punch Bowl Social. Go bowling, sing karaoke, or play bonzini, foosball, giant Scrabble and Jenga, ping pong, or vintage arcade games. When you’re ready to eat, choose from a classic breakfast of eggs and bacon, or try the barbacoa brisket hash with slow roasted beef brisket and roasted sweet potatoes or the cauliflower “grits” with creamy riced cauliflower, poached eggs and basil parmesan pesto. They also serve an eggs “Mactavish” muffin, breakfast tacos, mile high granola, and a full menu of burgers, salads and shareables.
Breakfast is served on weekends starting at 9 am.
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