New Brunch Options Abound in Philadelphia

From $5 cocktails to panorama views of the city, restaurants are launching new Brunch menus.


The view from the Top of the Tower which now offers brunch.

Everyone’s favorite weekend ritual is about to get some more variety. As the weather warms up, restaurants are launching new brunches, complete with drink deals and outdoor seating. Whether you’re nursing a hangover with endless Bloody Marys or trying to find a place you can bring crying kids, there’s something new for you.

This past Sunday, SkyBrunch commenced at Top of the Tower at Three Logan Center (18th and Arch). Each week you can head up to the 51st floor for an all-inclusive brunch and an unbeatable panorama of the city. Brunch costs $50 per person.

On the heels of their three bell review, Palladino’s launched their Sunday Brunch. The East Passyunk restaurant offers items like Smoked Salmon Focaccia and WTF Waffle with grilled ham, fried egg, braised beef cheeks, seared foie gras with a maple-mustard glaze. Even better, Palladino’s is offering $5 cocktails, which includes Bloody Marys, caffe shakerato and Spaghetti Westerns (tequila, blood orange liqueur, fresh lime juice). Just in time for the warm weather, they will also soon have outdoor seating for those who want to soak up the sun with a Bloody Mary in hand.

Ants Pants Cafe at 22nd and South is also revealing some new seating for brunch. Their winter-long renovation is finally completed and the new indoor/outdoor patio is now available for your brunch-leisure.

For a brunch that’s a little more eccentric, check out Rosa Blanca’s new Latin Brunch. Menu includes typical American options, like buttermilk pancakes, to Cuban delicacies like Vaca Frita (braised skirt steak, two eggs, arroz moro, maduras). The restaurant, which is located at 7th and Chestnut, offers their brunch menu both Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 am.

After a long winter, Wyebrook Farm in Honey Brook is back once again with Sunday Brunch. All of the meats offered on the menu are raised on the sustainable farm and the produce is always seasonal. You can sit outside on large picnic tables and enjoy the views of the 360 acre farm.

Davio’s at 17th and Sansom launched their brunch menu, which offers specialties like a Cannoli Pancakes and French Toast Brulee. For a more savory option, you can check out their pasta and panini offerings.

Kensington Quarters, off of Frankford Avenue, begins brunch this Sunday, April 5. The restaurant will be adding Bloody Marys and Mimosas to their cocktail menu, while their brunch menu includes items like Pastrami French Toast and Port Shoulder Benedict.

As we mentioned before, Dock Street recently relaunched their Sunday Brunch, with $10 growler fills and wood-fired pizzas. They also have a variety of beer cocktails to check out.

All of these options may have you busy for the next couple of weeks, but looking ahead, check out Tria Fitler Square’s brunch options, which will be available both Saturdays and Sundays. Also keep an eye out for Los Camaradas brunch menu, which was previewed this past weekend, complete with loaded Bloody Marys and fluffy french toast.