There’s nothing like a leisurely, booze-filled brunch to start your weekend off right, and the Mile High City has a wealth of wonderful eateries just waiting to serve you. Whether you’re craving biscuits and gravy, Belgian waffles, or a juicy burger, these restaurants are slinging scrumptious vittles sure to satisfy your hungry belly. Here are 10 Mile High marvels that boast the best brunch in Denver.
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1. Beatrice & Woodsley
This cozy, sophisticated restaurant serves up soul satisfying dishes alongside top-notch cocktails in an "urban aspen grove" at 38 South Broadway. Chef Eric Hiob uses "seasonal, local, and conscientious ingredients" to create hearty dishes, such as savory warm crawfish beignets filled with spicy red pepper aioli and sweet and delicious monkey bread, seen here. “Beatrice’s Scrumptiliitious Brunch" is out of this world!
2. Root Down
Root Down boasts globally-inspired seasonal cuisine, featuring organic, natural and locally-sourced ingredients at their happening digs at 1600 W. 33rd Avenue in the Highlands. Fried chicken and goat cheese biscuits with a side of bottomless mimosas? Yes, please!
3. Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
If you're looking for a friendly, lively atmosphere and scrumptiously creative dishes like chilaquiles benedict or breakfast pot pie, you've got to try Snooze. Their philosophy says it all..."At Snooze, we believe life is for living and each person and each day is worth celebrating. Our mantra: it only takes a moment to make a difference." Snooze has three locations in Denver at 2262 Larimer Street, 700 N. Colorado Boulevard, and 1701 Wynkoop Street, as well as four more in surrounding areas.
New to the neighborhood but not to Denver, this sweet spot serving breakfast all day just opened their third location in City Park and is already wowing foodies with their sinful treats like Nutella stuffed french toast, beignets, and a mouthwatering assortment of handcrafted syrups and butters. They're conveniently located at 1875 York Street across from City Park, 300 Josephine Street in North Cherry Creek, and 999 18th Street Downtown.
5. Sassafras American Eatery
Sassafras offers delectable dishes inspired by Creole cuisine and the deep South, including Fried Green Tomato Benedict, Biscuits and Gravies, and Bananas Foster Pancakes. Simply divine! Find Sassafras at 320 E. Colfax and 2637 W. 26th Avenue.
6. El Camino Community Tavern
This community hub in the Highlands serves a killer brunch on the weekends with fresh, made-from-scratch dishes like chilaquiles, shrimp n grits, camino hash, and breakfast burritos. Wash it all down with a brunch beverage like a bloody maría, man-mosa, or Mexican coffee. El Camino is located at 3628 W. 32nd Avenue.
7. Charcoal Bistro
Located in Wash Park at 1028 S. Gaylord Street is Charcoal Bistro, one of the newest additions to the Denver food scene. They've got a fabulous brunch menu with items like Smoked Salmon Scramble, Brisket Skillet, Biscuits & Gravy, and of course, bottomless mimosas and bloodys.
This charming corner cafe and market nestled in a cozy residential area of Wash Park is churning out some of the most mouthwatering morsels in the Mile High City. From Bananas Fosters French Toast to Pork Belly Benedict, Fooducopia offers a wealth of culinary goodness daily at 1939 E. Kentucky Avenue.
9. Beast + Bottle
This cozy, quaint brother-and-sister-owned joint Uptown has an incredible patio, a world-class bar, and innovative plates that will surprise your palette. With everything made in house and a menu that changes with the seasons, Beast and Bottle is a solid win every time! Find them at 719 E. 17th Avenue.
10. Denver Biscuit Co.
No Mile High brunch list would be complete without the infamous Denver Biscuit Company in all of its big, buttery, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth goodness. Try their shrimp and grits, strawberry shortcake, biscuit pot pie, or indulge in their GIGANTIC cinnamon roll topped with crumbled bacon. They're definitely going to have to roll you out into the street after all that mouthwatering mayhem! Denver Biscuit Co. has locations at 3237 E. Colfax Avenue, 141 S. Broadway Street, and 4275 Tennyson Street.
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