Brunch is every sane millennial's favorite meal of the week. There is breakfast food, lunch food, and lots and lots of drink specials. Even better? Brunch starts at the sweet spot time of the day, 10 a.m., which after a night of drinking or dancing means you have somewhat recovered and are ready to scarf down solid food.
Whether you are visiting Phoenix or a local, there are TONS of places that have popped up in the last 5 years that will meet and exceed your brunching needs. If you have a sweet tooth and crave sugar loaded carb breakfast foods, we have the place for you. If you want sizzling bacon, we got your back. If all you can stomach is a Bloody Mary, not a problem, we know a guy.
So now that we have established you want brunch and we know where to go, let's go on a gluttonous journey through the city of Phoenix and find you 21 Phoenix brunch spots you must try at least once in your life.
Where: 5144 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Care for some wine with your eggs? Wine not?! Postino is more than just a wine bar and bruschetta spot, it is a place for down and dirty brunching. Little known for their brunch, Postino is quickly becoming more and more popular for their fresh squeezed OJ mimosas and insanely delicious breakfast list.
The best news? If you are simply having the time of your life, brunch will easily roll over into happy hour, which you can then take advantage of their famous bruschetta plates and deeply discounted wine and beer prices. #Winning!
Where: 2045 E Camelback Rd A17, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Fly back in time into the retro-themed Snooze Eatery, which is anything but outdated. This is a contemporary, hipster spot that has everything from avocado toast to whipped mascarpone pancakes. They have bacon, eggs every way, and every beverage under the sun including a killer espresso bar.
If you want healthy, Snooze has your back, too. If you just don't care and need greasy food immediately, you can also count on snooze to provide you with the best cheat meal you've dreamed of. Whatever the reason you've come to Snooze, you'll definitely leave full and happy.
When: 6106 S 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85042
The Farm at South Mountain isn't just about dinner at the famous Quiessence restaurant, it is a natural, beautiful, fresh place to have brunch every weekend. Morning Glory Cafe has a very farm to table outlook and a menu that rotates almost weekly.
Even better, you can spend the entire day at the cafe or walking throughout the gardens and farm space. Muffins, pastries, and special artisan crafted omelets will give you a fresh and clean send off into the rest of the weekend.
Where:111 E Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85012
Once a month St. Francis hosts a live jazz brunch for neighbors and travelers across Phoenix for one of the best and most delicious events of the month. Kick back, relax and enjoy the sweet jazz sounds of popular Phoenix jazz artists while diving into mimosas or artisan-crafted brunch drink from the bar.
Where: 8777 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 (*ARCADIA RESTAURANT COMING SOON!)
An espresso bar, coffee flights, french toast, and the largest bloody mary bar in Arizona ... don't mind if we do! Hash Kitchen is notoriously the "coolest" place to be for brunch, and with a new location coming to Phoenix, there will be no doubt it will be one of the most popular spots for brunching.
The bloody mary bar alone is worth investigating, but add in a live DJ and all of the other mouth-watering food and beverages that exist on Hash Kitchen's menu, you will definitely have a tough time deciding what you want, so get it all!
Where: 1890 W Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286
Take a seat at The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge in Chandler to experience a one-of-a-kind brunch experience. Why? The Ivy offers Brunch Bingo with big prizes and bottomless mimosas to give you a delicious and interactive experience all in one visit. Brunch Bingo is free to play every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
So bring your friends, have a mimosa, and experience brunch at one of the most up popular brunch spots in the East Valley!
If you like brunch and also like options, The Henry is the brunch spot for you! There are items pouring out of this brunch menu like you wouldn't believe. From cinnamon rolls to pancakes, thick cut bacon, fancy eggs, and a roll-up Bloody Mary cart that will make you believe you've died and gone to hangover heaven.
The food isn't just good, though. It is also insanely #insta worthy for your feed. Bring your friends, grab a table outside and enjoy the weather with your shades, drink, and brunch away.
Where: 300 North Hayden Road F104, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Butters is breakfast just like your Mom makes it. Okay, so it's just a little bit better, BUT we still love this homestyle brunch menu because the dishes just feel like home and taste so good.
Choose a healthy option with steel cut oatmeal, or indulge in your favorite cheat meal with the over the top pancake toppings you so desire. Butters is family friendly too, so bring the niece, nephew or your kids for Micky Mouse pancakes.
Where: 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Suite 1032, Phoenix, AZ 85054
Want to relive your college days? If your answer is between "yes" and "ehhh" Ncounter will do you just fine. This is a joint that started in the heart of ASU and has been so wildly successful for their drink and brunch menu, that they are now in Phoenix and opening more locations throughout the valley.
If you've never had gluten-free red velvet waffles, this is the place to try it for the first time. Among the GF, vegan, vegetarian, and hardcore carnivore options available, Ncounter also offers mimosa flights and drink specials Saturday and Sunday mornings to get you through the day.
Where: 6560 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Have you ever had an Asian/Mexican inspired brunch? If the answer is no, get ready for the experience of a lifetime at SumoMaya, the fusion restaurant that has everyone talking Monday-Sunday.
This brunch is aptly described as the best experience you'll ever have, and that goes without saying the food is pretty darn good. You can choose from a wide range of options like the tres leches oatmeal and pomegranate guacamole, standard Cuban breakfast, and lunch items like pork carnitas and, of course, tacos.
You won't want to miss out on this experience, so call ahead and book yourself a table! This place fills up fast!
Where: 4410 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
If you are a night owl with an appetite for creative breakfast all-day, you're in luck! La Grand Orange Grocery & Pizzeria serves breakfast until 5 p.m., every day! They have some ... unique combinations for brunch that might seem wacky but are everything we need in a breakfast menu.
Go shopping, eat breakfast, and enjoy pizza and pickles for breakfast and wash it all down with a cold-pressed juice here because, why not?
Where: 4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
It's classic, it's delicious, it's right here in Phoenix. Over Easy stands as one of the best brunch spots for everything home cooked, down easy, settles in your stomach like a delicious brick breakfast that is creative and delicious.
Try the Verde eggs benedict—it's just one of their many southern specialties! When you are satisfied, browse the rest of the menu for a second wind of pancakes and fresh squeezed orange juice.
Where: 4041 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Mimosas at 10 a.m.? Yes, please. The Vig has champagne, brunch, and mimosas on overdrive at their Phoenix location, and their seasonal rotation for dishes only makes this spot more desirable during your darkest hangover hour.
The vig is part classy, part hipster, and all the way delicious. If you find your way here Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. don't forget to try their twist on classic cocktails and over easy eggs.
Where: 9832 N 7th St #1, Phoenix, AZ 85020
Take a journey back to your kitchen table when you were served classics like Captain Crunch, Fruit Loops, Fruity Pepples, and any other breakfast cereal under the sun. You can grab this in a killer cereal smoothie at Scramble alongside a vegan, gluten-free breakfast (and yes, bacon IS served there, too).
Centrally located in Phoenix with a dog- and kid-friendly atmosphere, you can bring just about anyone here to enjoy the simple pleasures of childhood breakfast for any diet, almost all day.
Where: 4017 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Sharing is caring when it comes to giant cocktails at The Porch in Arcadia. This is a unique spot that has been retrofitted into an upscale neighborhood offering the best of brunch drinks, wings, and, of course, breakfast items.
Where: 4900 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
This nano-brewery has been voted the most dog-friendly breakfast and beer spot in Phoenix two years in a row. They are also classified as a nano-brewery, meaning the beer is fresh and you will have lots and lots of options.
Even better, there are $1 mimosas and Bloody Marys every Saturday and Sunday with the purchase of any brunch menu item or items.
Where: 13623 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Everyone knows what feel-good food tastes like, and sometimes when the mood is right and the hangover is tough, food like Mom or Grandma used to make is the only thing that will hit the spot.
The Original Pancake House has a specialty in making the perfect pancakes that are fluffy, melt in your mouth fantastic, and they do it right every time. Grab a coffee, an orange juice, and a fat stack of pancakes on your next brunch trip.
Where: 6335 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016
The Rokerij and Richardson's is a hidden, historic brunch spot that can be found underground in a dark cave-like space with heavy entrees, craft beer, cocktails, bloody marys, and their famous benedict that is, at times, topped with seafood.
For those days when you want to feel classy, collected, and chic, pop over to either the Rokerij or Richardson's to get your fill.
Where: 2201 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016
The Gladly is a super chic, almost-famous brunch spot that will make you look good despite how terrible you might feel. They only run brunch Sunday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Some of our favorite items on the list are the toasted pretzel roll, smoked sausage, and eggs, side of cheese fondue, and, of course, the grits and eggs.
Where: 3815 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
The Mission invites patrons from all walks of life to enjoy modern Latin cuisine. Whether you are craving pecan pancakes or are craving all-you-can-eat pork tacos, you can have both breakfast and lunch at The Mission.
Head over from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays to see a menu packed with delish foods like marinated skirt steak, Oaxacan pasilla crema, fresh cilantro in your guacamole, and of course a sweet, spicy margarita to wash it all down.
Where: 6990 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Eggstasy is a play on words, but their lunch will really put you into real ecstasy. The ingredients here are all fresh, mostly local, and they have an espresso bar that will open your sleepy lids and give you the buzz you need to start your ... afternoon.