Best Brunch Spots in Syracuse, NY
Thursday, May 12, 2022 3:00 PM by Visit Syracuse Staff
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Looking to get your brunch on in Syracuse? We’ve curated a list of some of our favorite Salt City dining spots that offer bucket-list brunch menus. Get inspired on where to go next for everyone’s favorite weekend meal. Check out our unique menus whether you’re planning your next special family-friendly outing or looking to have a mimosa-filled Sunday Funday.
This 1920s-themed restaurant boasts a brunch with a delicious menu, a fresh atmosphere, and modern twists on classic cocktails. Enjoy with friends or the whole family on Saturdays & Sundays.
Menu Highlights: Butter Milk Biscuits & Jam, Avocado Toast, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Morning Mixers: Aperol Spritz, Alive and Kickin’ (cold brew coffee & vodka cocktail)
Rise N Shine just might be the most Instragrammable brunch spot around. Dine on breakfast favorites in generous and photogenic portions.
Menu Highlights: The Pancake Flight, Big Mama Stackers French Toast
Morning Mixers: Boozy Milkshakes (try out the Reese's Peanut Butter or Bday Cake), Shareable Mimosa for 4, Spiked Coffee Flight
This Syracuse brunch stop is a tried and true favorite for locals and visitors alike. Their brunch cocktail menu will wow you and their food will leave you full until dinner.
Menu Highlights: Lobster Benedict, Barney Rubble French Toast, Breakfast Poutine
Morning Mixers: Bloody Mary, S'mores Milkshake
OG is the place for adventurous brunchers, whether you choose to indulge or continue your personal health crusade. Feast on avocado toast, acai bowls or participate in bottomless mimosas. Their hip-hop brunch is an energetic way to start your day.
Menu Highlights: Benedict Toast, Purple Swag Smoothie Bowl, Salmon Poke Bowl
Morning Mixers: CBD Matcha
Mexican fusion brunch menu items, neon décor, and a fun cocktail menu. Take advantage of great photo opportunities while dining on tacos and more.
Menu Highlights: Breakfast Taco, Huevos Nach-cheros
Morning Mixers: Mimosas (bottomless option available), Bloody Maria
This historic, upscale restaurant is located in the beautiful village of Skaneateles. Old school fine dining remains but their evolving menu adds excitement.
Menu Highlights: Shrimp & Grits, Eggs Benedict over Crab Cakes, Krebs Brunch Burger, Cinnamon Bun with Cream Cheese Butter Cream, Chicken & Waffles
Morning Mixers: Mimosas & Bloody's
This Sunday brunch spot offers an extensive list of craft beverages on tap, a fun menu full of flavor, and plenty to keep the kids entertained. Highlighted as a great family-friendly spot, The Hops Spot in Armory Square even boasts a dedicated kids play area complete with games and activities.
Menu Highlights: 3 Degrees of Kevin Bacon Burger, Buttermilk Buffalo Sandwich, The BB King Burger, S'mores French Toast (check their Facebook for brunch updates & music)
Morning Mixers: Craft Beverage Flights, Mimosa, one of their Signature Long Islands
This unique venue has a cafe with an outdoor patio that offers a brunch menu with from-scratch meals using ingredients that'll power you through your Sunday bike ride or whatever else your day brings.
Menu Highlights: Eggs Benny, Brioche French Toast (topped with salted caramel, toasted pecans & fresh whipped cream)
Morning Mixers: Mello Mary, Pomegranate Flavored Mimosa, Irish Coffee
Serving up Saturday & Sunday brunch is the new charcuterie-themed hot spot located in stunning Clinton Square.
Menu Highlights: Griddle Board complete with French toast, pancakes, waffles & more, Frittata Board
Morning Mixers: Milk Punch, Mimosa Flight, The Pearl
Enjoy scenic views, boozy cocktails, and hearty plates at Heritage Hill. Their weekend brunch can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors (weather permitting). Bring the kids' sleds in the wintertime or sit, sip and savor the sunsets in the summertime.
Menu Highlights: Hungry Farmer, French Toast Casserole
Morning Mixers: Beer-Mosa, Roasty & Toasty
Enjoy Sunday brunch surrounded by the Monet-inspired French chateau atmosphere of Mirbeau Inn & Spa. Their menu is made up of classic brunch favorites with a French fusion twist.
Menu Highlights: Croque Madame, coffee-dusted Steak & Eggs, Lobster Benedict
Morning Mixers: Mimosa
This gluten-free restaurant and brewery serves up a fun Sunday brunch. Order a draft flight of their signature brews and some flavorful food in their Downtown taproom.
Menu Highlights: Morning Burger, Sweet Fried Plantains
Morning Mixers: Chai Your Luck, Hello Darkness