Brunch: An epic weekend meal situated between breakfast and lunch at which it is totally acceptable to devour both the savory and sweet, the caffeinated and fresh squeezed, the sparkling and spicy… you get it, at brunch, anything goes. Here are some of our favorite brunch dishes, cocktails and trends you should check out next time you are brunching.

For a full list of all of our restaurants who serve weekend brunch, click here.

Baked egg dishes like rustic skillets, shakshouka, and more.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Baked Eggs with charred romescu sauce and pumpkin seed pistou, served with tomato bread

Baked Eggs at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Ema’s Lamb Ragu & Baked Eggs with harissa, tomato and house bread.

Lamb Ragu & Eggs at Ema

Rustic breads with great butters, jams and seasonal toppings – think fancy toasts.

Summer House Santa Monica’s Avocado Toast with hass avocado, poached eggs, scallion mascarpone

Summer House’s Signature Avocado Toast

Beatrix’s  Rainbow Toast- Floriole Sourdough bread with whipped ricotta, pineapple persimmon, blueberry blackberry, strawberry 

Rainbow Toast at Beatrix

Chef twists on old classics like these creative benedicts.

Quality Crab & Oyster Bah’s Fried Oyster Benedict: poached eggs, Tabasco butter

Fried Oyster Benedict at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

Summer House Santa Monica’s Smoked Salmon Hashbrown Benedict with smoked salmon and poached egg over hashbrown

Summer House’s version of benedict

Bub City’s Brisket Benedict with gravy, poached eggs, served with cheesy grits (Chicago and Rosemont location)

Brisket Benedict at Bub City

Wildfire’s Oven-Roasted Crab Cakes Benedict with crispy lump crab cakes roasted in the wood-burning oven, served on a toasted English muffin and topped with poached eggs and a savory hollandaise sauce (Available at Lincolnshire, IL., Tysons, VA., and Eden Prairie, MN. only)

Oven-Roasted Crab Cakes at Wildfire
 Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab’s Colossal Lump Crab Cake Benedict: Sourdough bread dry topped with two small crab cakes, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce (available in Washington D.C.)

Joe’s Colossal Lump Crab Cake Benedict

Addition of luxury ingredients to brunch menus like fresh cheeses, charcuterie and more.

Eiffel Tower Restaurant’s  Luxury French Toast with foie gras, calvados, caramel apple 

Eiffel Tower Restaurant’s Luxury French Toast

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab’s  Marinated Skirt Steak & Eggs with Shishito peppers, avocado and hashed brown potatoes

Joe’s Steak & Eggs

Beyond what’s hot in brunching, we are sharing brunch items that are savory, sweet and everything in between. So here ya have it, the best of Lettuce brunch from breakfast pizzas, dessert-inspired French toasts, build-your-own bloody mary bars and much more.

The Savory.

Mon Ami Gabi’s  Poutine with bacon, jarlsberg cheese, blue cheese, crème fraîche, green peppercorn sauce, poached egg (Chicago location only)

Poutine at Mon Ami Gabi

Bub City’s Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich served on homemade biscuits made daily from scratch, with cheese, pickles and gravy

Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich at Bub City

Osteria Via Stato’s House-Made Sausage and Vegetable Egg Strata with pomodoro sauce

Osteria Via Stato’s Sausage & Vegetable Egg Strata

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Breakfast Paella with bomba rice, Spanish sausages, scrambled egg crust (serves 2-3)

Breakfast Paella at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Beatrix’s Cauliflower Grits & Eggs with fried egg, crispy brussels sprouts, parmesan 

Cauliflower Grits at Beatrix

Bub City’s Pulled Pork & Pimento Cheese Hash –add a fried egg on top (Chicago and Rosemont location)

Pulled Pork and Pimento Cheese Hash at Bub City

Ramen-san’s Okonomiyaki; a Japanese savory “pancake” loaded with toppings in three varieties including: Berkshire ham & cheese, crispy pork belly, and smoked brisket & octopus. Want to learn more about this Japanese specialty? Read all about it. 

Okonomiyaki at Ramen-san

These breakfast pizzas, though…

Stella Barra Pizzeria’s  A rotating selection of Breakfast Pizzas are served – Expect toppings like shaved mushrooms, smoked bacon, sunny side up eggs, caramelized onions and more

Brunch pizza’s at Stella Barra

Osteria Via Stato’s Nueske Black-Peppered Bacon Pizza with a farm egg 

Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato.

Brunch pizza at Osteria Via Stato

Savory Meets Sweet.

Bub City’s Fried Chicken & Waffles with bacon-jalapeño honey, country gravy (Chicago and Rosemont locations)

Fried Chicken & Waffles at Bub City

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s  Brunch Pintxos (bite-sized tapas) including waffle-battered chicken stick, potato and egg bite, deviled egg with crispy jamón serrano, vanilla yogurt with granola, short stack of pancakes, citrus french toast stick (can be ordered individually or all together)

Brunch Pintxos at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Bub City’s The King Waffle, a waffle made-to-order with bacon, banana, and peanut butter (Chicago and Rosemont locations)

The King Waffle at Bub City