On weekends, we do brunch. Preferably, with alcohol. Jumpstart your weekend with a brunch of epic proportions (with all the drinks) at one of these Vancouver joints.
Top 10 Boozy Brunch Restaurants
Hit up this spot—you won’t be disappointed. They serve up a wicked brunch with eggs benedict pizzas. Yes, you read that correctly—it mixes two of the best dishes out there to create a breakfast you won’t soon forget. They also have brunch time specials like $3 mimosas. Grab brunch at 1011 Hamilton Street on Saturday or Sunday from 11am to 3pm.
They have it all, from eggs benny and chicken & waffles to French toast and Beignets. But you have to try their ‘Manmosa,’ which is a mix of freshly-squeezed orange juice and Parallel 49’s Jerkface 9000. They have locations at 546 West Broadway 1598 East Hastings Street.
A brunch favourite in Vancouver. They serve brioche French toast, chorizo eggs benny and a buttermilk biscuit sandwich. Sip on one of their many mimosas, including: Classic, Blood Orange, Ruby Red and more. They also serve a variety of caesars and coffee with a bit of a kick. Try the ‘Pick Me Up’ with a shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream with espresso over ice. Visit them at 556 Beatty Street.
They serve up a fried egg burger, avocado toast and much more. Complement their delicious brunch menu by sipping on a ‘Mimouna No. 1,’ which has sparkling wine, fresh orange juice, house-spiced honey and pink peppercorn shell. They’re located at 780 Richards Street.
Stop by this joint for a breakfast poutine, avocado toast or a croque madame. Their brunch menu also includes Guinness donuts. Breakfast cocktails include a long island iced tea, a frozen Moscow mule and a mamacita (sparkling wine, strawberry, lime, dark rum, sherry and cinnamon). Brunch is available on weekends from 10am to 2pm. Check them out at 120 West Hastings Street.
Twisted Fork Bistro
The place to go for chorizo and feta-filled frittatas or house-smoked gouda baked eggs with toast. They serve a variety of brunch bubbles, including the ‘Granddaddy Mimosa, which has orange juice, grand marnier and brandy. Or you can sip on ‘Absinthe Pie’ with butter ripple schnapps, cinnamon, absinthe and apple juice. Brunch is served daily from 8am until 3pm. You can find them at 1147 Granville Street.
Try their steak & eggs breakfast pizza or an epic breakfast bowl with spicy chorizo, avocado, tofu scramble and crispy tater tots. They have a ‘Mim-Bucha’ which is a combination of a mimosa and kombucha. They offer brunch on weekends from 10am to 2:30pm. They have locations at 3339 Shrum Lane and 583 Main Street.
Juke Fried Chicken
A good spot to cure that hangover. Their brunch menu includes buttermilk biscuits, chicken & waffles and a fried chicken breakfast sandwich with a fried egg. Try their brunch beverages like ‘Check The Rhyme’ (bourbon, maple, grapefruit, pale ale, amaro float) or ‘Breakfast Club’ (bourbon, rum, cereal milk, honey, spice). They also serve up orange or grapefruit mimosas. Brunch can be ordered on weekends from 10am to 3pm. They’re located at 182 Keefer Street.
Red Wagon Café
It’s easy to see why this place is so popular. They serve all-day breakfast items like pulled pork pancakes, crispy pork belly with eggs and a smoked salmon scramble. Start the day off right with a mimosa, caesar, Bailey’s coffee or a bourbon lemonade. Check them out at 2296 East Hastings Street.
Sink your teeth into their omelettes, skillets or squash tart. Their brunch beverages are to die for. Try their signature mimosa or their ‘Punch Drunk Brunch,’ which has brandy, lemon juice, pear & cardamom syrup, sparkling wine and chestnut tincture. Brunch is available on weekends from 10am to 2:30pm at 3995 Main Street.