SIX POSH BRUNCH SPOTS IN THE SOUTH END
by Isabella Tighe, Catherine Chen, and Jennifer Chung
Located right near Copley Square, these savory spots are sure to make your weekend.
Aquitaine: French Restaurant and Bar
569 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118
Aquitaine’s fine French cuisine earned it the title as one of the best restaurants for brunch in Boston by The Best Brunch Guide. Try a traditional Croque-Monsieur or make your normal order of eggs more exciting with the salmon Benedict. Aquitaine serves vegetarian and gluten-free dishes so it’s the perfect destination to bring all of your friends.
Brunch Hours: Sat & Sun: 9 am – 3 pm Menu: http://www.aquitaineboston.com/menu
Banyan Bar & Refuge
553 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
Banyan Bar & Refuge is an Asian-inspired gastropub that puts a twist on traditional brunch items. Replace your daily oatmeal with the sweet coconut rice, complete with puffed purple rice granola, candied kumquats, and mint. In the mood for something from the griddle? Try the mochi waffle beneath the Banyan trees.
Brunch Hours: Sat & Sun: 11 am – 3 pm Menu: http://www.banyanboston.com/brunch
Stella: Restaurant and Bar
1525 Washington Street Boston, MA 02118
The brunch menu at Stella is an exciting collection of artisan salads, omelets, and breakfast specials with a unique Italian flair. Our favorites include the breakfast pizza with fried egg and prosciutto and the linguini with poached eggs and smoked bacon. Stella’s environment is a mod space with lots of natural light and outdoor seating on the patio – perfect for obligatory brunch Instagrams!
Brunch Hours: Sun. 10am – 3pm Menu: http://www.bostonstella.com/menu.html
Coppa: An Enoteca
253 Shawmut Ave Boston, MA 02118
Coppa’s Italian cuisine is crafted by awarding-winning chefs using ingredients sourced locally and sustainably. The Coppa brunch menu consists of only eight dishes, taking the guesswork out of brunch. Don’t leave here without trying the Zeppoles, lemon ricotta donuts dipped in Nutella, or the Hangover pizza topped with bacon, sausage, prosciutto, mozzarella, and over-easy eggs.
Brunch Hours: Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm Menu: http://www.coppaboston.com/ourmenu
Joséphine: Restaurant Parisien
468 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02118
Joséphine Restaurant and Wine Bar is a Parisian-style restaurant featuring a variety of tartes, crepes, egg dishes, and croissants complemented by a unique assortment of salads and sandwiches. This bistro features a spacious eatery and modern décor perfect for any weekend brunch.
Brunch Hours: Sat & Sun 11:00am - 2:30pm Menu: http://www.josephineboston.com/brunch
MET Back Bay
279 Dartmouth Street Boston, MA 02116
Located in a historic brick townhouse, the MET Back Bay is an elegant and unique restaurant atmosphere. Frequent customers keep coming back for the pork-stuffed hash browns, Nutella stuffed French toast, and the oh-so trendy avocado toast.
Brunch Hours: Sat & Sun 9am – 3:30pm Menu: http://metbackbay.com/menu/saturday-sunday-brunch