Weekends are short – make the most of the two-day leisure time with brunch. Local chefs deliver the breakfast-lunch goods – like decadent eggs Benedict, brioche French toast, raw bar platters and more – to help extend the AM hours into the afternoon. Below, some Saturday and Sunday spots to unwind before the work week begins all over again.
Wake up with Waypoint and their array of boozy drinks. This Harvard Square spot offers raw bar favorites, plus breakfast pizzas with bacon & eggs and a fantastic range of plates from French toast with maple butter and banana to bucatini carbonara.
Belmont's neighborhood restaurant, The Wellington, is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday mornings with brunch and live music. The dishes will make you think of a cozy New England morning with brunch classics like fried chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, omelettes, and steak frites. Oh yeah, and they've got spiked milkshakes, too.
Availability: Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2:00pm
Woods Hill Table
24 Commonwealth Avenue Concord, MA 01742 978-254-1435
The menu changes frequently at Woods Hill Table, based on the season and the chef's whim, but you can always count on fresh ingredients, organic produce and lots of flavor. The eco-conscious Concord restaurant (they have their own farm!) upholds their commitment to responsibly-sourced and sustainably-raised meats and produce on the brunch menu so you can feel even better about brunching.
With enough brunch and cocktail options to feed a village, Worden Hall is certain to have something that everyone in the family will enjoy. From Belgian waffles to the featured hash & eggs with sauerkraut, peppers and chipotle hollandaise on grilled Iggy’s focaccia, Worden Hall is sure to satisfy.
Availability: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am-3:30pm
Zephyr on the Charles
575 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02139 617-492-1234
There are few things prettier than watching the sun rise over the Boston skyline, and Zephyr on the Charles lets you watch the whole thing over brunch. Unlike your average hotel restaurant, Zephyr on the Charles does not skimp out on their breakfast options. From a classic eggs benedict to their meat lover stuffed pancakes, Zephyr gives you everything you need to enjoy brunch along the Charles river.