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It's pretty much proven that biscuits and gravy taste better on the weekend. Avoiding an hour plus wait for a table may mean getting up before 10 a.m., but any of these classic spots and new picks sweeten the deal. Here are 23 Seattle brunches to try now.

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1. Agrodolce

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709 N 35th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 547-9707
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Bread pudding bites, brandy maple waffles, and fried soft boiled eggs are some of the treasures that await at Maria Hines’ Italian-inspired restaurant. If you are not into standard brunch items, the lamb burger will do you real good. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2:30.

2. Ba Bar

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550 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 328-2030
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Ba Bar serves hot breakfast Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8 am. You'll find a mix of classic egg dishes and Vietnamese influenced morning dishes like congee. Pastries and coffee are still served daily beginning at 7 am.

3. The London Plane

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300 Occidental Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-1374
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Bakery, flower counter, grocer, and cafe, Matt Dillon and Katherine Anderson's London Plane opened in March across from their “Little London Plane.” Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a menu including pastries (biscuits, croissants with fruit preserves) and savories made with bread baked on-site.

4. Boat Street Cafe

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3131 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 632-4602
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Where else can you get pate, tomato soup, and a cornmeal rustic cake that likely gives all other pancakes a complex? Renee Erickson has since moved on to open Walrus & Carpenter, The Whale Wins and more, but Boat Street remains a trusty favorite. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10:30 to 2:30.

5. Brass Tacks

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6105 13th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 397-3821
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One of the few places in Georgetown to grab a proper Sunday brunch, Brass Tacks ups the ante with a DJ who spins classic R&B hits while patrons enjoy chicken & waffles (which usually sell out), stuffed brioche French toast and pork belly & grits. There's also the house infused bloody Marie's and fresh squeezed (generous) mimosas. It's a family affair here, so bring the kiddos! Brunch is served Sunday only, 10 to 4.

6. Liam's

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2623 NE University Village St #161
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 390-5835
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Head to at Kurt Dammeier's U-Village restaurant on Saturday or Sunday morning for cast-iron baked cinnamon rolls, Beecher's cheese curd scrambles with fingerlings, and pint-sized mimosas made with cold pressed oj.

7. Cafe Campagne

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1600 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 728-2233
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There's a reason this Market fixture is perpetually packed for brunch: the oeufs en meurette has legions of devoted fans across the city, though the unfussy French menu is lovely all around. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 8 to 4.

8. The Fat Hen

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1418 NW 70th St.
Seattle, WA
(206) 782-5422
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Many believe this north Ballard farmhouse spot has the best brunch in town. The Eggs Benedict (served six days a week) are a standout. Brunch is served Tues-Sun 8 to 3.

9. Joule

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3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-5685
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Joule is a brunch lover's delight. For $17, you get access to a rotating buffet (October's featured items such has a chocolate haupia danish, Spam Hawaiian sweet roll and macaroni salad with smoked hazelnut), plus an entree-sized breakfast dish of your choice. Try the porchetta wrapped with house bacon. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

10. La Bête

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1802 Bellevue Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 329-4047
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Any restaurant that puts two kinds of waffles on their menu (both sweet and savory quinoa waffles) gets a special place in brunch heaven. Biscuits, eggs, and other decadent offerings are also much raved about. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 3.

11. Ma’ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

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4437 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 935-1075
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House corned beef hash, fatty saimin, and French toast with fried chicken nuggets & sausage gravy (not to mention bottomless mimosa) have been giving folks a solid excuse to cross the West Seattle Bridge for years. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

12. Percy's & Co.

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5233 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 420-3750
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A surprisingly extensive menu at this new Ballard cocktail bar features high-brow brunch options and a dozen morning-time drinks (which all drinks are, if you drink them in the morning…), including four different Bloody Marys. Order the braised short rib hash and poached egg and a Red Snapper to start your day superbly. Sundays only, 10 am to 3 pm.

13. Rock Creek Seafood & Spirits

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4300 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 557-7532
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A super newcomer to the brunch scene, RockCreek has been killing it on weekends with their scrambles, beet hash (don't miss this dish!), bacon and oyster benedict, pancakes, and lots of other things that are not as remotely seafood-centric as their dinner menu. Surprisingly, there's no line out the door...yet. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 9 to 3.

14. Terra Plata

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1501 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 325-1501
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Tamara Murphy’s Capitol Hill spot serves savory and sweet brunch items made with ultra-fresh ingredients sourced from local purveyors. Case in point: poached farm eggs and english muffins with fennel sausage and tomato aioli.

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15. Roux

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4201 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 547-5420
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Whether brunch is more of a snack or the biggest meal of your weekend, the new Fremont spot has you covered. Snack on a boudin blanc and collard greens, or go big with the corned rabbit hash or tasso red-eye gravy and biscuits. Your hangover will never know what hit it. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 2 pm.

16. Sitka and Spruce

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1531 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 324-0662
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This quintessential Seattle restaurant can take something as simple as a bowl of peaches and yogurt and make it somehow transcendent. However, the menu also contains more intricate, inventive items that showcase grains and seasonal Northwest ingredients. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

17. Stoneburner

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5214 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 695-2051
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Released just this past July, Stoneburner's brunch menu offers a bunch of the same dinner items (grains, veggies, pizzas), with the addition of some tasty egg dishes, like polenta hash with chard, sweet onions and poached eggs; porchetta with spicy cauliflower and a fried egg; and baked eggs with prosciutto, red sauce and mozzarella. Bonus: they take reservations. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 3.

18. Tallulah's

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550 19th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 860-0077
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Tallulah’s brunch menu includes fresh eggs, flatbreads, and huge pancakes topped with lemon curd. Plus, everyone should start the day with a mimosa. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm.

19. TanakaSan

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2121 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 812-8412
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If you're looking for a morning meal off the beaten brunch path, but just slightly (because it's brunch and this is not a time to be adventurous), Tanakasan is a surefire bet. The dim sum-inspired menu is perfect for sharing (if you're Starvation City, population one, order two of everything — trust!). Must eats: buttermilk pancakes with bacon, tea smoked duck sausage, and any of the ramens. There's also a ton of drinks ranging from cocktails to juice to coffee and sake slushies. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 9 to 2.

20. Juicebox

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1517 12th Ave., Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 607-7866
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You won't find a separate weekend brunch menu, but you will find cold-pressed juice, bowls of congee, and cherry pumpkin seed granola with coconut milk yogurt-perfect elixirs after any late night.

21. Tilikum Place Café

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407 Cedar St
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 282-4830
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The Dutch babies are the signature items here, but really, everything on the brunch menu is homey and hearty. And the high-ceilinged, lofty space was made for easy breezy brunches. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 8 to 3.

22. Westward

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2501 N Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 552-8215
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Feel like driving your Donzi to brunch? Even if you’re not a boat owner excited about dock privileges, waterfront views are still in play. The new brunch menu hits it hard with winners such as the wood-oven fired Montreal-style bagel served with salmon gravlax and labneh and the bloody mary with savory dill aquavit. Save room for the bread pudding. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 4:30.

23. Witness

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410 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 329-0248
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Brunch gets Southern on the Hill, with creative and cheap plays on the classics. Nothing is over 10 bucks: biscuits and gravy, Johnny cakes, banana bread pudding French toast, creamy white corn grits w/a fried egg and bacon gravy, and much more!

1. Agrodolce

709 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Bread pudding bites, brandy maple waffles, and fried soft boiled eggs are some of the treasures that await at Maria Hines’ Italian-inspired restaurant. If you are not into standard brunch items, the lamb burger will do you real good. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2:30.

709 N 35th St
Seattle, WA 98103

2. Ba Bar

550 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Ba Bar serves hot breakfast Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8 am. You'll find a mix of classic egg dishes and Vietnamese influenced morning dishes like congee. Pastries and coffee are still served daily beginning at 7 am.

550 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

3. The London Plane

300 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104

Bakery, flower counter, grocer, and cafe, Matt Dillon and Katherine Anderson's London Plane opened in March across from their “Little London Plane.” Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a menu including pastries (biscuits, croissants with fruit preserves) and savories made with bread baked on-site.

300 Occidental Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

4. Boat Street Cafe

3131 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Where else can you get pate, tomato soup, and a cornmeal rustic cake that likely gives all other pancakes a complex? Renee Erickson has since moved on to open Walrus & Carpenter, The Whale Wins and more, but Boat Street remains a trusty favorite. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10:30 to 2:30.

3131 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

5. Brass Tacks

6105 13th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108

One of the few places in Georgetown to grab a proper Sunday brunch, Brass Tacks ups the ante with a DJ who spins classic R&B hits while patrons enjoy chicken & waffles (which usually sell out), stuffed brioche French toast and pork belly & grits. There's also the house infused bloody Marie's and fresh squeezed (generous) mimosas. It's a family affair here, so bring the kiddos! Brunch is served Sunday only, 10 to 4.

6105 13th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108

6. Liam's

2623 NE University Village St #161, Seattle, WA 98105

Head to at Kurt Dammeier's U-Village restaurant on Saturday or Sunday morning for cast-iron baked cinnamon rolls, Beecher's cheese curd scrambles with fingerlings, and pint-sized mimosas made with cold pressed oj.

2623 NE University Village St #161
Seattle, WA 98105

7. Cafe Campagne

1600 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101

There's a reason this Market fixture is perpetually packed for brunch: the oeufs en meurette has legions of devoted fans across the city, though the unfussy French menu is lovely all around. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 8 to 4.

1600 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101

8. The Fat Hen

1418 NW 70th St., Seattle, WA

Many believe this north Ballard farmhouse spot has the best brunch in town. The Eggs Benedict (served six days a week) are a standout. Brunch is served Tues-Sun 8 to 3.

1418 NW 70th St.
Seattle, WA

9. Joule

3506 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103

Joule is a brunch lover's delight. For $17, you get access to a rotating buffet (October's featured items such has a chocolate haupia danish, Spam Hawaiian sweet roll and macaroni salad with smoked hazelnut), plus an entree-sized breakfast dish of your choice. Try the porchetta wrapped with house bacon. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103

10. La Bête

1802 Bellevue Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Any restaurant that puts two kinds of waffles on their menu (both sweet and savory quinoa waffles) gets a special place in brunch heaven. Biscuits, eggs, and other decadent offerings are also much raved about. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 3.

1802 Bellevue Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

11. Ma’ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

4437 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

House corned beef hash, fatty saimin, and French toast with fried chicken nuggets & sausage gravy (not to mention bottomless mimosa) have been giving folks a solid excuse to cross the West Seattle Bridge for years. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

4437 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

12. Percy's & Co.

5233 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

A surprisingly extensive menu at this new Ballard cocktail bar features high-brow brunch options and a dozen morning-time drinks (which all drinks are, if you drink them in the morning…), including four different Bloody Marys. Order the braised short rib hash and poached egg and a Red Snapper to start your day superbly. Sundays only, 10 am to 3 pm.

5233 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

13. Rock Creek Seafood & Spirits

4300 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

A super newcomer to the brunch scene, RockCreek has been killing it on weekends with their scrambles, beet hash (don't miss this dish!), bacon and oyster benedict, pancakes, and lots of other things that are not as remotely seafood-centric as their dinner menu. Surprisingly, there's no line out the door...yet. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 9 to 3.

4300 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

14. Terra Plata

1501 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Tamara Murphy’s Capitol Hill spot serves savory and sweet brunch items made with ultra-fresh ingredients sourced from local purveyors. Case in point: poached farm eggs and english muffins with fennel sausage and tomato aioli.

[Sarah Y./Yelp]
1501 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

15. Roux

4201 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Whether brunch is more of a snack or the biggest meal of your weekend, the new Fremont spot has you covered. Snack on a boudin blanc and collard greens, or go big with the corned rabbit hash or tasso red-eye gravy and biscuits. Your hangover will never know what hit it. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 2 pm.

4201 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

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16. Sitka and Spruce

1531 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

This quintessential Seattle restaurant can take something as simple as a bowl of peaches and yogurt and make it somehow transcendent. However, the menu also contains more intricate, inventive items that showcase grains and seasonal Northwest ingredients. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 2.

1531 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

17. Stoneburner

5214 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Released just this past July, Stoneburner's brunch menu offers a bunch of the same dinner items (grains, veggies, pizzas), with the addition of some tasty egg dishes, like polenta hash with chard, sweet onions and poached eggs; porchetta with spicy cauliflower and a fried egg; and baked eggs with prosciutto, red sauce and mozzarella. Bonus: they take reservations. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 3.

5214 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107

18. Tallulah's

550 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

Tallulah’s brunch menu includes fresh eggs, flatbreads, and huge pancakes topped with lemon curd. Plus, everyone should start the day with a mimosa. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm.

550 19th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

19. TanakaSan

2121 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

If you're looking for a morning meal off the beaten brunch path, but just slightly (because it's brunch and this is not a time to be adventurous), Tanakasan is a surefire bet. The dim sum-inspired menu is perfect for sharing (if you're Starvation City, population one, order two of everything — trust!). Must eats: buttermilk pancakes with bacon, tea smoked duck sausage, and any of the ramens. There's also a ton of drinks ranging from cocktails to juice to coffee and sake slushies. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 9 to 2.

2121 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

20. Juicebox

1517 12th Ave., Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98122

You won't find a separate weekend brunch menu, but you will find cold-pressed juice, bowls of congee, and cherry pumpkin seed granola with coconut milk yogurt-perfect elixirs after any late night.

1517 12th Ave., Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122

21. Tilikum Place Café

407 Cedar St, Seattle, WA 98121

The Dutch babies are the signature items here, but really, everything on the brunch menu is homey and hearty. And the high-ceilinged, lofty space was made for easy breezy brunches. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 8 to 3.

407 Cedar St
Seattle, WA 98121

22. Westward

2501 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103

Feel like driving your Donzi to brunch? Even if you’re not a boat owner excited about dock privileges, waterfront views are still in play. The new brunch menu hits it hard with winners such as the wood-oven fired Montreal-style bagel served with salmon gravlax and labneh and the bloody mary with savory dill aquavit. Save room for the bread pudding. Brunch is served Sat-Sun 10 to 4:30.

2501 N Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103

23. Witness

410 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102

Brunch gets Southern on the Hill, with creative and cheap plays on the classics. Nothing is over 10 bucks: biscuits and gravy, Johnny cakes, banana bread pudding French toast, creamy white corn grits w/a fried egg and bacon gravy, and much more!

410 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102

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