Our favorite weekend pleasure: Drinks & Brunch.

Where the menu’s are rich and hearty, served alongside a well-deserved cocktail.

Charlotte is taking brunch to a whole new level and we’re here to help you navigate your way to overflowing Mimosa’s, Bloody Mary Bars and decadent egg entrees. We’ve scoured the city looking for the best brunch places to enjoy in Charlotte, and here is what we’ve found. These recommendations are listed in no particular order, as they are all equally delicious and encompass their own personalities and style. If we missed one of your favorites, please let us know in the comments section below so we can go check them out. Cheers.


Brunch Hours: Saturday 11AM – 3PM, Sunday 10AM – 3PM

Address: 1100 Metropolitan Avenue, Building E, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Benedicto Vivace: Poached Eggs + Mortadella + Tomato Hollandaise + Tuscan Potatoes


Photos provided by Vivace. 

WP Kitchen + Bar

Lunch Hours: Saturday 11:30AM – 2:30PM, Sunday 12PM- 4PM

Address: 6706-C Phillips Place Court, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Fennel Sausage Pizza: Tomato Sauce + Pepperoncini + Roasted Red Peppers + Roasted Tomatoes + Red Onion + Feta

Read about our pizza class with Chef Wolfgang Puck in Scoop’s archives.


The Cowfish


Brunch Hours: Sunday only, 11AM – 3PM

Address: 4310 Sharon Road, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Arnold Hamandeggar: Half-pound Beef Burger + Cheddar Cheese + Grilled Black Forest Ham + Fried Egg + Applewood Bacon + Grilled Onions + Cowfish Sauce + Onion Roll + choice of side.


Operating Hours: Sunday 11:30AM – 11PM

Address: 3106 N. Davidson Street, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Chicken & Waffles (served all day on Sunday) + you can’t go wrong with any of their cocktails.


Photos provided by Haberdish

Bistro La Bon

Brunch Hours: Saturday & *Sunday, 10AM – 2:30PM *Sunday is buffet only

Address: 1322 Central Ave, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Bistro Breakfast Burger: Cheese + Bacon + Egg + House-made Pickles

Nellie’s Southern Kitchen

Brunch Hours: Sunday only, 11AM – 3PM

Address: 36 North Main Street, Belmont

Go-To Plate: Chicken & Waffles: Signature Fried Chicken + Cornbread Waffle + Cinnamon Honey Butter + Syrup + Fresh Fruit


Photos provided by Nellie’s Southern Kitchen

The Asbury

Brunch Hours: Saturday & Sunday 9AM – 3PM

Address: 235 North Tryon Street, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: The Asbury Sticky Biscuits paired with a housemade Bloody Mary.

Photos provided by The Asbury

Ri Ra Irish Pub

Brunch Hours: Sunday 10AM – 3PM, live jazz starting at 11AM

Address: 208 North Tryon Street, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Irish Benedict: Two Poached Eggs + Grilled Irish Rashers + Pan Seared Potato Cakes + Hollandaise + Home Fries + Grilled Tomato




Brunch Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 11AM – 3PM

Address: 4905 Ashley Park Lane, Suite J, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: 3 courses with 1 brunch cocktail ($35) Our favorite is the Eggs Benedict: House-made English Muffin + Serrano Ham + Shrimp + Pepperoni Gravy + Grits.

Crepe Cellar

Operating Hours: Sunday only, 11:30AM – 3PM

Address: 3116 N. Davidson Street, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Sausage & Egg Crepe: Housemade Breakfast Sausage + Roasted Red Peppers + Shallots + Cheddar. French Press Coffee is also a must when dining here for brunch.


Photos provided by Crepe Cellar

JP Charlotte

Brunch Hours: Saturday 6AM – 12PM, Sunday 6AM – 1PM

Address: 601 S. College Street, Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Mimosa + Bloody Mary Bar with Breakfast Buffet ($25 pp): Featuring Smoked Salmon + Fresh Fruit + Breakfast Pastries + Cold Cereals + Assorted Cheeses & Cured Meats + Biscuits + Sausage Gravy + Grits + Eggs + Sausage + Bacon + Breakfast Potatoes + Coffee and Juice


Photos provided by JP Charlotte

Reid’s Fine Foods

Brunch Hours: Southpark: Sunday, 10:30AM – 2PM. Myers Park: Sunday 11AM – 2PM

Address: Reid’s Southpark: 4331 Barclay Downs Drive, Charlotte. Myers Park: 2823 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte.

Go-To Plate: Brunch Buffet (Adults $24.99, Children $12.99): starting Sunday, September 24 Reid’s in Mysers Park will be unveiling a new brunch menu. New items include a Smoked Salmon Bagel with Fresh Fruit and Friend Oysters. Other popular items include Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich, Huevos Rancheros and Reid’s Benedict with Country Ham and Pimento Hollandaise on a Buttermilk Biscuit. Pictured above is the Chicken & Waffle Sundae.


Photos provided by Reid’s

Sea Level

Brunch Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 11AM – 4PM

Address: 129 East 5th Street (in the Hearst Tower), Charlotte

Go-To Plate: Seafood Tower App + Crab Cake Benedict: Market Vegetable Succotash + Poached Eggs + Spicy Citrus Hollandaise.


Photos provided by Sea Level