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Where to find the best bottomless brunches in Chicago

One mimosa, two mimosa, three mimosa, four! Cash in on the best bottomless brunches Chicago has to offer.

Written by
Morgan Olsen
&
Samantha Nelson
Contributor
Jeffy Mai
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Sometimes you want to use the weekend to get things done, and sometimes you want to get day drunk with friends before going home to take a nap. For the latter type of day, there’s no better deal than a bottomless Chicago brunch. Share a lively meal with free flowing mimosas and Bloody Marys at one of the best bars in the West Loop or relax at an outdoor restaurant while cooling off with endless sangria. The best bottomless brunches in Chicago will keep the refills coming while you sit back and enjoy the food and conversation.

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Top bottomless brunches in Chicago

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Restaurants
  • Mediterranean
  • West Loop
  • price 2 of 4

One of our favorite spots in the city also serves a killer brunch, complete with bottomless mimosas for $24. Enjoy signature avec dishes like the “deluxe” focaccia stuffed with taleggio and ricotta cheeses or satisfy your sweet tooth with French toast topped with ricotta and fruit compote. But no matter what, make sure to get an order of the chorizo-stuffed, bacon-wrapped dates—they live up to the hype.

  • Restaurants
  • Peruvian
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

Order empanadas or arroz chaufa to enjoy while you sip bottomless mimosas at this Peruvian restaurant in River North. For $38, you'll get a bottle of bubbly and either orange juice or chicha moradaa purple juice made with Peruvian purple corn, apples and limes—to imbibe over the course of 90 minutes.

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  • Restaurants
  • American
  • River West/West Town

It’s arguably the most attractive patio in town and for good reason. There are multiple levels and bars, sports on the big screens and games like Jenga and cornhole to play. Once you grab a seat, a selection of approachable brunch fare awaits, including Nutella French toast, biscuits and gravy and boozy cereal bowls. And you can make it a Funday by adding bottomless mimosas for $27 per person.

  • Restaurants
  • American
  • West Loop

Spend two hours sipping Bloody Marys, Bloody Marias and mimosas made with orange juice, guava or caramelized pineapple for $35 while lounging on one of this West Loop bar’s giant patios. You’ll want to order the Diplomat for the table, a plate of sliders dressed with ​​crispy shallots and bacon jam and complemented by sour pickles and sharp cheddar. The bottomless drinks are also offered on Friday, with an abbreviated brunch menu including honey chili-glazed chicken and waffles, and avocado toast with poached eggs.

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  • Restaurants
  • Eclectic
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

The brunch menu at Hub 51 reads like the ultimate hangover cure, with indulgent dishes like breakfast nachos topped with scrambled eggs, a house-made buttermilk biscuit served with fried chicken breast, honey butter and sweet potato fries, and thick-cut brioche French toast with cinnamon sugar. If you prefer the hair-of-the-dog method, add in unlimited mimosas crafted with Giuliana Prosecco for $35.

  • Restaurants
  • American
  • River North

When you really want to indulge, head to brunch at Fremont, which offers an all-you-can-eat buffet and mimosa package for $75. Pile your plate with doughnuts, cheese, charcuterie, carved meat, seafood and a made-to-order omelets. Sit on the first floor to be closer to the food or head upstairs to enjoy a more clubby experience and soak in some sun beneath the bar’s retractable roof.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Restaurants
  • Filipino
  • Wicker Park

Run by a trio of siblings, this Wicker Park spot specializes in the cuisine from the Cebu province of the Philippines. That means you can expect classics like lumpia and sisig, alongside a fun and creative ube waffle fried chicken sandwich. Of course, you’ll want to complement the food with bottomless mimosas, which are priced at $30 per person.

  • Restaurants
  • Vegan
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

Relative newcomer Planta Queen has raised the bar for plant-based dining in Chicago. The menu, crafted by executive chef David Lee, is home to Asian fusion delights such as ube mochi waffles, truffle scramble and breakfast futomaki filled with tamago and ahi watermelon. Pair your dish with endless mimosas or sake sangria ($25) for an impeccable brunch.

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  • Restaurants
  • Italian
  • Hyde Park

This Hyde Park bistro offers diners a taste of Italy with options like linguini carbonara and pesto brunch gnocchi, but you can also savor some non-traditional plates such as Nutella French toast and chilaquiles. Up the experience with bottomless mimosas for an affordable $18—it includes a choice of orange, grapefruit or pomegranate juice.

  • Restaurants
  • Mexican
  • Lake View
  • price 2 of 4

Head to Barcocina for a Mexican-inspired brunch where $60 gets you a plate of tacos or a brunch entree plus two hours of drinks including mimosas, margaritas, White Claws and Mexican beer that you can enjoy indoors or on the 4,000-square-foot patio. Satisfy your sweet tooth with s'mores french toast stuffed with Nutella or spice things up with the Wake Up Tacos made with scrambled eggs, bacon, breakfast sausage and jalapeno syrup. DJs provide a soundtrack all weekend long.

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  • Restaurants
  • Spanish
  • West Loop

Get a taste of Barcelona in Fulton Market at Boqueria, which offers 90 minutes of sangria and mimosas for $29 and a deluxe package for $45 that includes Spanish beer, cava and Bloody Marys. Highlights of the a la carte brunch menu include caramelized French toast served with citrus honey, and chorizo and eggs accompanied by spicy potatoes and salsa verde. You should also try a few tapas like the shishito peppers or seared lamb skewer with pickled shallots.

  • Restaurants
  • American
  • Rush & Division

The Everlasting Rosé bottomless brunch deal offered at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago’s in-house restaurant the Brasserie offers never-ending pours of still or sparkling rosé chosen by the restaurant’s sommelier for $30. Draw out your meal with decadent brunch items like lobster toast and coffee cake pancakes. Make your meal even more luxurious with a shrimp cocktail or the house-smoked salmon spread.

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  • Restaurants
  • Pizza
  • West Loop

Put some tunes on the jukebox and settle in with $30 bottomless mimosas alongside a plate of amaretto-battered french toast topped with amaretto and whipped cream, or the Gravy Town ‘Za, a pizza spin on biscuits and gravy featuring Italian sausage, eggs, and ricotta-sausage bechamel. For a little extra boozy fun, order a round of breakfast shots like the Fruit Loops, a mixture of vodka, blue curacao and Rumchata served with a skewer of the namesake cereal.

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