Maybe your weekend plans involve shopping, taking your pick from the huge array of Washington, DC museums, or even making a long, lingering brunch the main event of the day. Whatever, you’ll want to check out our picks for the best brunch in DC. While bottomless mimosas abound, there are also make-your-own Bloody Mary bars and creative brunch cocktails. Some spots offer unlimited food along with the booze, and a few even amp up the morning festivities with live music, drag shows and burlesque.
The best brunch in DC
Tucked at the back of a 19th-century brownstone, home to a family-run hotel, the Tabard is an eclectic and shamelessly romantic destination. Dine in the lounge in front of the fireplace, in the garden under the shade of a silk parachute, or in the private dining room. The menu favors local, seasonal ingredients. House-smoked salmon, served with hard-boiled egg, red onion and horseradish crème fraîche is always good. Sunday’s crowds (seriously, make reservations far in advance) brunch on just-made donuts and eggs benedict.Read more