The Burg Brunch List

Everyone knows the most important meal of the week is Brunch. Local dining hotspots in The Burg have your mid-morning cravings covered.

NuMex Chile

NuMex has an incredible new brunch menu and we can’t wait to try all of the options. For now, we suggest the New Mexican Scramble. You can’t go wrong with three eggs, chorizo, home fries, cheese and chile sauce piled into flour or corn tortillas. Let us know what your favorite brunch choice is! Read more about NuMex here.

2710 Central Ave

Datz

Datz has some of the wildest and most filling brunch options. With so many options, there are only good decisions. From egg sammies to cocktails to burgers, we love them all. If you’re feeling adventurous, try their weekend waffle! It changes every weekend and it’s always a fun and delicious surprise.
Read more about them here.
180 Central Ave

2nd and Second


We think one of the best places to get brunch is at a diner. You might be surprised at some of the most mouth-watering dishes 2nd and Second serves all day! Don’t miss out on dishes like the Nashville Style Hot Chicken Sandwich, the Old-Fashioned Donut French Toast, and the Hangover Benedict. You know, just in case Friday or Saturday night was a little rough.
Read more about them here.
201 2nd Ave. N

Dr. BBQ

Dr. BBQ offers a weekend brunch that’s to die for. We are here for their Breakfast Rellenos. They smoke two poblano peppers and stuff them full of  Compart Duroc pulled pork, scrambled eggs, and smoked Gouda and cheddar served on a bed of refried pintos, covered with rattlesnake queso and pico de gallo. Pure perfection in a pair of peppers.

1101 1st Ave. S 

400 Beach Seafood & Tap House

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If brunch buffets are your thing, then you definitely can’t miss out on Sunday brunch at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House. For a reasonable price, you get a pretty wide range of options from their seafood bar, salad bar, entrees, omelet station, carving station, and a dessert room.
Find out more about them here.
400 Beach Drive NE

Banyan Cafe & Catering banyancafe
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One of St. Pete’s favorite morning spots features one of the most popular brunches for residents and visitors. Enjoy large breakfast sandwiches, a highly-requested vanilla bean Belgian waffle, or a smoked salmon Benedict along with an array of omelets, grits, scones, and pastries. Brunch is served from 8AM-1PM.
Read more about them here.
689 MLK Street North and 710 Central Avenue.

Birch & Vine


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The Birch & Vine offers entrees such as citrus cured salmon muffins, sautéed shrimp and grits, Florida citrus beignet batons, and strawberry and ricotta pancake stacks, just to name a few. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM-4PM.
Learn more about them here.
340 Beach Drive NE

The Left Bank Bistro

I mean, look at that Pain Perdu. The battered brioche? The Grand Marnier Brulee? The fresh berries, Chantilly cream, and warm maple syrup? They have a ton of savory options, but we can’t seem to take our eyes off this dish. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM-3PM.

Learn more about them here.

1225 Dr. M.L.K. Jr St. N

Cassis

Cassis offers mouthwatering items such as the Smoked Salmon Benedict, Fines Herbs Omelet, Andouille Sausage & Shrimp Ragout, and more. Including a large variety of pastries and bread to choose from. Don’t forget to try the Brioche French Toast if your sweet tooth is acting up! Brunch is served daily from 8AM to 3PM.
Read more about them here.
170 Beach Drive NE

FarmTable Cucina

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Even with a limited brunch menu, FarmTable Cucina delivers deliciousness with their Chopped Porchetta Hash, Banana Bread French Toast, and, of course, their signature Breakfast Pizza. And yes, you can be your own bartender with a Build Your Own Bloody Mary.
Learn more about them here.
179 2nd Ave. N (on the second floor of Sundial)

Ichicoro Ane


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Ramen may not be your typical brunch item around here, but if you’re just in the mood for some noodles with bacon, egg, and cheese, then look no further. The BEC Ramen is probably one of the best hangover cures we’ve tried on a Sunday morning. It’s a limited brunch menu with a something for every discerning palate.
Learn more about them here.
260 1st Ave. S

Maple Street Biscuit Company


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Brunch is all about finding the perfect comfort food. Maple Street Biscuit Company designed their menu to provide customers with items best described as comfort food with a modern twist. They even have an entire section on their menu dedicated to their unique, signature biscuits.
Read more about them here.
662 Central Ave

The Melting Pot


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Try something different and fun next time you have brunch. We recommend their French Toast fondue and Bacon Egg Cheddar fondue which go perfectly with bottomless mimosas! And there are other delectable items on the menu you will be coming back for like their Stuffed Brioche Beignets and the Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles.
Read more about them here.
2221 4th St. N

Metro Diner

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At Metro Diner, the brunch never ends! They serve it all day! For all you late risers, Metro Diner is the place to be. They were even featured on Food Network‘s show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
Read more about them here.
5250 4th Street North

The Mill


Voted Best New Restaurant by Florida Trend, The Mill offers some of the best brunch items crave-worthy for the weekend. Some of our favorites include the Sausage and Waffle Benny, the Pork Belly Baguette (drool), and don’t forget the Apple Fritters. The portions are great, so you can definitely share it, if you want. We also won’t judge you for eating the whole portion!
Read more about them here.
200 Central Ave.

The Museum of Fine Arts Cafe 

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The Museum of Fine Arts isn’t just for art, they have a delightful brunch on Saturday and Sunday in their glass conservatory. If it’s about time to post that new Instagram food pic, The Museum of Fine Arts Cafe is your spot with that idyllic waterfront view.
Read more about them here.
255 Beach Drive Northeast

Noble Crust

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This place knows how to do brunch. Our favorite item on their brunch menu is the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes! A little bit of sweet, salty, sour all in every bite. But if it’s pizza that you crave, their royally decadent Noble Pig should be your first order of business with all the tasty meats, cheeses, and perfect crust.
Read more about them here.
8300 4th Street N

The Oyster Bar


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Get your Sunday fix at The Oyster Bar on Central Avenue. This brunch staple offers a bottomless bloody Mary and mimosa at the bar, along with an all-you-can-eat buffet. The brunch runs from 10AM-4PM every Sunday.
You can read more about them here.
249 Central Ave

Parkshore Grill

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Parkshore Grill’s Crab Cake Benedict is a must-try as well as their Banana Brioche French Toast and Cheese Grits. The brunch menu is as refined as any Parkshore Grill menu and will more than brighten your morning.
Read more about them here.
300 Beach Drive NE

Red Mesa Cantina

Mexican cuisine is Red Mesa Cantina’s specialty. Their breakfast menu is packed with breakfast burritos, as well as tacos, and includes vegetarian options. Brunch is served Saturday and Sundays.
Read more about them here.
128 3rd Street South

Sea Salt St. Pete

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Sea Salt is known as the Oyster Hub of The Burg. It also happens to serve a rather inventive brunch. Savor poached shrimp with avocado toast. Fork through artichoke and bacon potato hash. Fill up with a fantastic smoked salmon Benedict or a crab, asparagus, and swiss omelette and toast to the weekend. You can also sip on prosecco, mimosas, bellinis and more. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, from 11:30AM-3PM.
Read more about them here.
183 2nd Avenue N at the Sundial

The Avenue Eat + Drink

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The Avenue Eat + Drink offers brunch every Saturday and Sunday between 11AM-2PM with dishes that are anything but average. From millennial toast – with an avocado and an egg on top – to bacon sliders on glazed donuts, this is a place you’ll definitely want to take your out-of-town guests. There are also plenty of unique mixed drinks and a bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar for only $20 every Sunday between 11AM-4PM. 
Read more about them here.
330 1st Avenue South

Thirsty First Lounge 

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Thirsty First Lounge offers brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 3PM. They have amazing items such as the Gangster’s Sweet Spot: cinnamon french toast with fluffy fresh strawberry cream cheese and rolled in frosted flakes. How sweet!
Read more about them here.
119 1st Avenue North

Three Birds Tavern

Three Birds Tavern Brunch

Opening at 10AM every Saturday and Sunday, Three Birds Tavern offers brunch until 3PM. Menu favorites consist of Twisted Benedict, Barnyard Governor, Breakfast Sliders, Fresh Fruit Yogurt Parfaits, In-house-made Granola, Omelets, Waffles, locally brewed Kahwa coffee, and more. Drink specials include $4 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and PBR Drafts
You can read more about them here.
1492 4th St N

The Queens Head

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The Queens Head is open Saturday and Sunday for brunch with items such as a Breakfast Poutine-house cut fries, white cheddar cheese curds, fried egg, sriracha aioli or a delicious sautéed spinach and tomato sauce. With items like that, it’s a brunch fit for a queen!
Read more about them here.
2501 Central Ave

Tryst

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Known mostly for being the nightlife bar of Beach Drive, Tryst actually serves some of the most inspired menus including brunch! We think the Croque Madame is definite must-try along with their gluten-free, vegetarian Spaghetti Squash Hashbrowns if you’d like to go for something off the beaten path.
Read more about them here.
240 Beach Drive

The Wooden Rooster

Are you a sweet or savory type? No need to worry at The Wooden Rooster because they serve a wide array of both sweet AND savory crepes that will delight your palate. Our go to for sweet is their Bananella–nutella, banana, toasted hazelnuts, and banana crunch ice cream– and our savory pick is the Burg (of course!)–caramelized onions, mushrooms, scrambled eggs, and asiago cheese.
Read more about them here.
104 2nd Ave. NE

Missing your favorite brunch spot from the list? Hit us up and send us an email for consideration.

Written by Kacy Vance

Kacy Vance

Kacy is a freelance writer for I Love the Burg. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a degree in Mass Communications and Criminology. Her thesis on Deaf and Disability representation in the media was published as part of the DePauw University Ethics Symposium in 2018.