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Top Brunch Spots In Philadelphia

After a long night out, nothing hits the spot more than a relaxing brunch on the weekend. Philly residents have grown to love the breakfast-lunch combo, and many eateries are putting out some amazing eats for this mid-morning meal. Check out a few of our favorite places for a bit of brunch. - Ted Scheid


The website for Continental. (credit:
1801 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19195
(215) 923-6069

With two locations in the city, Continental has you covered when you're looking for a stylish bite to eat in those late-morning hours. If the weather permits, you can check out the roof deck at the Continential Midtown while sipping on your brunch cocktail of choice. Who knows, you may want to stick around until the evening crowd packs the place!

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre
Some of the fare at Cuba Libre. (credit:
10 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 677-0666

The sound of music fills your ears as you sit in a quaint courtyard with the sun shining and a mojito in your hand. No, you aren't in Cuba, you're at Cuba Libre. This Old City restaurant is a feast for the eyes and your stomach with its Cuban-inspired menu. While ribs may not seem like the first choice for brunch, their Guava BBQ ribs will leave you speechless... that is until you need another mojito.

Honey's Sit-N-Eat

The website for Honey's Sit 'N Eat. (credit:
800 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 925-1150

When it comes to comfort food, Honey's Sit-N-Eat has you covered. If you can brave the crowds that flock to this Northern Liberties eatery, you'll be rewarded with delicious plates of eggs Benedict, chicken fried steak and incredible grits. Keep an eye out for the pumpkin pancakes… yum.

Morning Glory Diner

Morning Glory Diner
The Morning Glory Diner website. (credit:
735 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 413-3999

Located in the city's Bella Vista neighborhood, Morning Glory boasts some brunch options to get you over that long night out. The true standouts are their numerous frittata combinations that will satisfy even the most voracious appetite. Giant biscuits and an extensive number of vegetarian options make this a delicious stop for a lazy Sunday.

Nodding Head

Nodding Head
Nodding Head brewpub. (credit:
1516 Sansom St
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 569-9525

Head upstairs to Nodding Head on Sunday morning, and you'll be greeted by the sounds of live jazz. Grab a bloody mary from the bar or one of the in-house beers, and sit back for one of the most relaxing brunches around.

Sabrina's Cafe

Sabrina's Cafe
French toast from Sabrina's Cafe. (credit:
910 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 636-9061

This is one of the more popular brunch spots in the city, so be prepared to do a little standing around in the Italian Market while waiting for a seat. But stick it out, because your taste buds will thank you as you dig into Sabrina's amazing varieties of stuffed French toast and home fries. The lines are just as long at Sabrina's Callowhill Street and Powelton Village locations, and the food is just as tasty.

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