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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. 

Oh My Darling

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 Diner 

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.


Modern Malt

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. Their second location in Cicero also features staple brunch options like Barney Rubble, a fruity pebble-crusted French toast, strawberry-ginger jam creme anglasie and whip cream that's sure to send you home with leftovers.

Menu Highlights: Lobster Benedict, Barney Rubble French Toast, Breakfast Poutine

Morning Mixers: Bloody Mary, S'mores Milkshake


Original Grain 

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


XO Taco

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


The Krebs

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


The Hops Spot

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


Board & Bar Charcuterie

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


Heritage Hill 

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


Mirbeau Inn & Spa

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


Buried Acorn Taproom

The newest Syracuse location of the Buried Acorn Brewery has opened their Taproom on E. Fayette Street. The Taproom will be serving up brunch every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. 

Menu Highlights: Chicken Pesto Panini, Phyllo Mozz Sticks

Morning Mixers: Apricotville fruited sour, Oktoberfest with coffee