The Burg Brunch List

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

2nd and Second

We actually 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 like the Nashville Style Hot Chicken Sandwich, the Old-Fashioned Donut French Toast and the Hangover Benedict…in case Friday or Saturday night was a little rough.
Read more about them here.
201 2nd Ave. N

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

Banyan CafebanyancafeOne of St. Pete’s favorite morning spots, Banyan Cafe, features one of the most popular brunches for residents and visitors. Enjoy big breakfast sandwiches, their highly requested vanilla bean Belgian waffle, and smoked salmon benedict, along with an array of omelets, grits, scones and pastries. Brunch is served from 8am-1pm.
Read more about them here.
669 MLK Street North and 719 Central Avenue.

BirchwoodcrepeThe Birchwood 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

Cassis

Cassis offers mouthwatering items such as the Smoked Salmon Benedict, Fines Herbs Omelet, Andouille Sausage & Shrimp Ragout, as more including a large variety of pastries and bread to choose from. They serve brunch daily from 8a.m. to 3p.m.
Read more about them here.
170 Beach Drive NE

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

Ichicoro Ane

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 Stree Biscuit Company

Brunch is all about finding the perfect comfort food. Maple Street Biscuit Company designed their menu items to provide customers with food that is 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

Metro Diner

At Metro 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 and must-trys are the Sausage and Waffle Benny, the Pork Belly Baguette (drool), and don’t forget the Apple Fritters…you can share it with the table for that portion.
Read more about them here.
200 Central Ave.

The Museum of Fine Arts

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 is your spot with that idyllic waterfront view.
Read more about them here.
255 Beach Drive Northeast

Noble Crust
This place knows where brunch is at. Our to die for item on their brunch menu is their Lemon Ricotta Pancakes! A little bit of sweet, salty, sour all in every bite. But if it’s pizza that you crave for then 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

Oyster BaroysterbarstpeteGet 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 GrillparkshorebrunchParkshore Grill’s crabcake benedict is a must try as is their banana brioche french toast and cheese grits. The brunch menu is as refined as any Parkshore menu and will more than illuminate 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, including vegetarian options. Brunch is served Saturday and Sundays.
Read more about them here.
128 3rd Street South

Sea Salt St. Peteseasaltsp
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 crab, asparagus and swiss omelette and toast 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

The Avenue 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

Thirsty First offers brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10a.m. to 3p.m. They have amazing items such as the Gangsters Sweet Spot consisting of a cinnamon french toast, with fluffy fresh strawberry cream cheese, rolled in frosted flakes. How sweet!
Read more about them here.
119 1st Avenue North

Three Birds TavernThree Birds Tavern Brunch

Opening at 10 am every Saturday and Sunday now, offering brunch until 3 pm. Twisted Benedict, Barnyard Governor, Breakfast Sliders, Fresh Fruit Yogurt Parfaits, In-house-made Granola, Omelets, Waffles, locally brewed Kahwa coffee, and more. $4 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and PBR Drafts
You can read more about them here.
1492 4th St N

The Queens Head

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

Tryst
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

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

Photos courtesy of Maple Street Biscuit Company, The Birchwood, The Museum of Fine Arts, Greg Savel, Jason Gross, Noble Crust, The Avenue, Tryst, The Queens Head, and Thirsty First. 

Written by Aislinn Fallon

Aislinn Fallon is a five-time internationally published writer whose writing has been read on every populated continent on the globe. She is also the author of the poetry book Pretty Little Things & Witty Little Words which is represented by the world's largest global book distributor.