8 Best Brunch and Bottomless Brunch DC

Best Brunch and Bottomless Brunch DC – The capital city of the United States Washington DC is home to all three branches of the federal government, as well as the White House, the Supreme Court and the Capitol Building.

There’s something so comforting and romantic about a lazy brunch in an uber cool venue! So let’s take a look at the Best Brunch and Bottomless brunch in Washington DC.


The Fainting Goat

1330 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

The Fainting Goat is a “New American tavern in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s historic U Street corridor from owners Greg Algie and Chef Nathan Beauchamp. Exposed brick walls, earthy tones and stunning chandeliers outfit the restaurant, creating a relaxed, welcoming ambiance. All of our food is prepared fresh with the highest quality ingredients. We purchase from local sources such as Wagon Wheel Ranch in Mount Airy, Maryland to ensure that only healthy livestock are being used for your dining experience.”  With a purchase of one entree per person you can upgrade to Bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Sangria for 90 minutes.  Brunch dishes include:


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The Fainting Goat


Boqueria – Boozy Brunch

1837 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States

Enjoy the ‘Boozy Brunch’ menu at Boqueria. “The menu features a selection of classic tapas, followed by a choice of traditional brunch options or an incredibly satisfying version of Paella brimming with succulent pork belly, slow roasted chicken, sweet piquillo peppers, topped with farm fresh eggs poached to runny perfection. An a la carte menu includes an array of tapas, hearty seasonal salads, and the ‘Pollo Rustido Feast’; a Catalan style dish of roasted chicken, served with roasted seasonal vegetables, salsa verde, and farm fresh eggs. Unlimited Mimosas and sangría completes the occasion.”

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715 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Takoda – “Location is one of the most important factors in determining the success of a great restaurant, so why settle for less? Seize the opportunity to eat and drink in an environment which appeals to all the senses, not just taste and smell. Live, breathe and feel the city around you. With a spectacular view of the DC skyline, over two dozen draft brews on tap, and delicious half-priced & bottomless mimosas (unlimited), TAKODA provides bubbly breakfast-goers with plenty of excuses to have a good time.

Shaw’s best brunch – perfect for relaxing and enjoying with friends. Try our bottomless brunch (only $45) or sample our huge selection of draft beers and specialty cocktails. Grab a table on the rooftop or sit outdoors. Join us Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm. We are open starting at 4pm every Wednesday-Friday and at 11am every Saturday & Sunday.”


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Farmers and Distillers D.C

600 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Farmers & Distillers is a modern and diverse restaurant owned and run by the very farmers who provide the food and beverages! The initiative behind this ground breaking idea was to connect diners more closely to the food source, via both geography and knowledge. Farmers & Distillers, strive to shorten the food supply chain, increase demand, and get locally sourced American family-farmed products closer to the plate and the glass. Some of the delicious brunch items available on the menu are below.

~Butternut Squash Ravioli ,sage brown butter sauce~

~Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast~

~Chicken Curry Pasta Salad orecchiette, almonds, golden raisins, scallions, mango chutney curry dressing~

~Cranberry Orange Loaf with chocolate butter~

~Chesapeake Shrimp Salad celery, green & red bell pepper~

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Le Diplomate

1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Le Diplomate pays serious homage to the world famous and unique French cafe culture and provides a comfortable, versatile venue that offers delicious, honest, french inspired cuisine.

Le Diplomate offers a popular weekend brunch and some of the more exciting dishes on offer are shown below.

Eggs Benedict
~ham off the bone, sauce hollandaise~

Eggs Norwegian
~smoked salmon, sauce hollandaise~

Poached Eggs Basquaise
~prosciutto, creamy polenta~

~gruyère, pate a choux, fleur de sel~

Moules Frites    
~marinière style mussels, pommes frites, sauce mayonnaise~

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Busboys and Poets

450 K St NW, Washington, DC

Busboys and Poets is an utterly unique hang out where you can grab a delicious brunch and allow your mind to be inspired. A cultural hub where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted. And it not just a restaurant – its also a bar, coffee shop, bookstore, and event venue , all under one roof! The Signature Brunch menu is available until 3 pm Mon-Sun – and the cuisine on offer is truly mouth – watering!

Three Organic Free-Range Eggs Scrambled

~served with whole-wheat toast~

Chicken Chorizo and Egg Wrap

~scrambled eggs, tomato, onion, green pepper, monterey jack/cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, tortilla~

Steak & Asparagus Salad

~angus skirt steak, asparagus, baby kale, fingerling potato, tomato, caramelized onion, cucumbers, gorgonzola cheese, balsamic vinaigrette~

Blackened Catfish Sandwich

~Blackened catfish, shredded lettuce, garlic lemon cilantro aioli, brioche bun  ~

Mediterranean Lamb Burger

~lamb patty (onion, garlic, cumin, paprika, parsley), tomatoes, cucumber, garlic herb yogurt sauce, herb flat bread served with your choice of side~


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Ted’s Bulletin

1818 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

At Ted’s Bulletin you are invited to discover their creative and contemporary approach to classic American dishes and cocktails. They offer a delicious and extensive brunch menu and served in trendy, spacious surroundings.

~spinach, mushrooms, swiss, hash browns, choice of meat~

~choice of chorizo or marinated flank steak*, scrambled eggs, cotija cheese, avocado cream, green chile sauce, diced tomatoes, cilantro, hash browns~

~applewood bacon, sausage, egg over medium*, scrambled egg, cheddar cheese, griddled toast, hash browns~

~poached eggs*, smashed avocado, cherry tomatoes, pickled chiles, radish, fried garlic, micro cilantro, lime, 7 grain toast~

~sunny egg*, sautéed spinach, rice, farro, crispy quinoa, cotija cheese, pickled chiles, micro cilantro, pumpkin seeds, green chile sauce~

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Blue Duck Tavern

1201 24th Street NW,Washington, DC 20037

At The Blue Duck Tavern they are commited to ensuring their diners enjoy honest, traditional locally sourced fayre.

…”Our kitchen is rooted in the concept of serving simple, rustic food with an artisan approach. Our menu reflects the seasons and the chef’s creative mood, giving locals and travelers classic American cuisine with a fresh flavor attitude. Enjoy exceptional wines from our floor-to-ceiling cellar, as you watch the creative show from our dramatic open kitchen with a famous Molteni range and wood-burning oven….”

The brunch menu is extensive and luxurious. How will you ever choose?!

Some of the stars of the brunch menu are shown below.

Short Rib Hash 

~pepper, onion, potatoes, soft- poached egg, horseradish sauce~

Pork Belly Benedict

~banh mi style, pickled vegetables, spicy alioli, fresh herbs, cucumber~

BDT omelet

~roasted market mushrooms, spinach, cheddar cheese~

Buttermilk pancakes 

~berries, fig-citrus mascarpone, house almond granola~

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1336 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Hawthorne is a four-story bar and DJ-focused venue at the intersection of 14th & U Streets with an incredible rooftop overlooking the city. There are five bar areas, ensuring Hawthorne can host events of all sizes and there are DJ’s operating most days.  

At the weekend Hawthorne offers diners to enjoy the bottomless brunch. Food available includes sandwiches, burgers and chicken plus ninety minutes of orange crushes, bloody Mary’s, mimosas and bud lights!


Also check out our post on the best bottomless brunches in NYC.


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