Taking a trip to Minneapolis? Or hoping to move there someday? Well, I’m sure that if you’re anything like me, you want to know about all of the best places to visit, things to do, and sights to see. Most importantly, however, I always like to hear about the tastiest restaurants when I’m visiting somewhere new. Specifically, I love grabbing brunch when on vacation. So, I’ve put together a list of my favorite brunch spots in town so you can pick your top restaurants and try them all while in town.
From classic American brunches to Italian cuisine, there’s so much to try for brunch here. To make it even better, every place on my list also offers great deals on drinks like bottomless mimosas or carafes of sangria. Keep reading to learn a bit about each stop and their unlimited drink deals!
2551 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: (612) 354-7060
Looking for a classy spot for brunch in Minneapolis? Check out Nightingale. This local bar offers an intimate spot to eat and a cocktail lounge for a few drinks. Serving New American cuisine in a shareable format, this is the perfect place for a meal with friends. There’s so many great things to try at Nightingale’s brunch. We recommend the pulled pork benedict, french toast, lamb BLT, or shrimp and grits. Be sure to try out the bottomless mimosas for only $10!
NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar
515 N Washington Ave #100, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 800-6033
Craving some comfort food? Head over to NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar for brunch. Serving American comfort classics as well as beer, you’re bound to feel right at home. With a dining space upstairs and bar downstairs, you can also separate from the crowds if you like. NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar offers brunch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the weekend. Be sure to try the malted waffle, crunchy breakfast tacos, hot walleye sandwich, or french toast. Don’t forget to sip on a bloody mary or mimosa!
Betty Danger’s Country Club
2501 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Phone: (612) 315-4997
Trying to find a unique place for brunch? Look no further than Betty Danger’s Country Club. Serving American cuisine and cocktails in a retro and eccentric interior, this is the perfect place for a fun brunch. With a ferris wheel and mini golf, you definitely won’t get bored here. Brunch is served on Sundays at Betty Danger’s Country Club. Try out the plaid morning, three kingsley, pancakes, or something from the taco bar. Make sure to try the unlimited bloody marys or bottomless mimosas!
2112 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: (612) 341-2112
With over 2,000 reviews on Google, The Lowry is certainly one of the most well-known spots for brunch in Minneapolis. This local restaurant serves American cuisine, craft cocktails, and microbrews all in one place. The brunch menu at The Lowry has so many delicious options, you may want to try them all. We recommend the breakfast bowl, french toast, chilaquiles, or killer banana waffle. Be sure to order a bloody mary or a mimosa flight to wash it all down!
Hen House Eatery
114 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 345-4664
If you prefer locally-sourced food, Hen House Eatery has got your back for brunch in Minneapolis. This neighborhood restaurant serves classic breakfast and lunch plates made from local ingredients, so you can count on it being fresh. They also offer wine and other drinks. Hen House Eatery is open from early morning to late evening, so you can stop by at your leisure. Be sure to try the Southern waffle, tiramisu pancakes, foxy benedict, or cinnamon whip french toast. Don’t forget the carafe of mimosas for $23!
The Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen
2515 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 872-2221
Doubling as a restaurant and a bakery, The Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen is can’t-miss brunch stop. This local restaurant serves cuisine made from market-to-table ingredients. And with beer, wine, and coffee, you’ll have everything you could ever need here. Brunch is from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Try out the goudalicious skillet, farmer’s brunch, biscuits and gravy, or buttermilk pancakes. And the best part is, unlimited mimosas are only $13.50!
Eat Street Social
18 W 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 767-6850
With a 4.5 star rating on Google, it’s safe to assume people really love brunch at Eat Street Social. This Minneapolis spot serves bistro cuisine and craft cocktails. Complete with live music and a seasonal patio, there’s so much to enjoy here. Eat Street Social offers brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. We recommend the lobster and eggs, brunch burger, BBQ pork omelette, or waffle. Be sure to order a carafe of sangria or mimosas for $18!
Hell’s Kitchen Inc.
80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 332-4700
Hell’s Kitchen Inc. is yet another great brunch spot as proven by the nearly 5,000 reviews. This restaurant serves American cuisine with unique and creative twists. With live music and the dining area in an underground space, this is the perfect one-of-a-kind brunch spot. The brunch menu is available until 3 p.m. at Hell’s Kitchen Inc. Be sure to try the s’mores waffle, huevos ranchers “of the gods,” bison benedict waffle, or ham and pear crisp. Don’t forget to take a visit to the bloody mary and mimosa bars!
1928 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Phone: (612) 789-7297 ext. 1
Open since the early 1930s, Jax Cafe is a classy spot for brunch with friends or a date. This spot serves steaks and seafood typically, but offers a different menu for its weekend brunch. With an elegant interior and garden patio this beautiful spot is perfect for a celebration. Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Jax Cafe. Try out the breakfast pot pie, amaretto french toast, fried green tomato benedict, or prime rib hash. Make sure to sip on bottomless mimosas too for only $17!
1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone: (612) 823-0250
Hoping to try something other than your classic American brunch? We suggest Amore Uptown. This local restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine alongside a full-service bar. With an old-world feel, you’ll feel like you were sucked back in time at this spot. Amore Uptown serves brunch from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. We recommend the ricotta pancake, breakfast pizza, french toast, or Amore florentine. Be sure to order some bottomless mimosas – they’re only $10 after all!
327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: (612) 378-4849
Looking for a budget friendly option for brunch in Minneapolis? Check out Gray’s. This little coffeeshop offers creative cuisine made from scratch. With plenty of open air as well as live music and dancing, this fun spot is perfect for brunch. Gray’s offers brunch a bit differently than other spots. Specifically, they hold a brunch buffet. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can try the buffet for only $21. And if you’re hoping to drink unlimited bloody marys or mimosas, it’s $27!
Nighthawk’s Diner & Bar
3753 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone: (612) 248-8111
If you’re craving diner-style cuisine but want to dine in a more elevated setting, Nighthawk’s Diner & Bar is the perfect spot for you. Serving wine, local beer, and modern diner cuisine, there’s a lot to enjoy here. Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Nighthawk’s Diner & Bar. Try out the french toast, reuben benedict, blue corn pancakes, or pastrami hash. Make sure to grab some mimosas – they offer 4 glasses for $15 deal!
731 Hennepin Ave #1, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: (612) 455-6690
Rounding out our list of Minneapolis brunches is Union Rooftop. Serving American fare in a spacious room with a bar, you’ll definitely love it here. This spot is perched on a rooftop and is glass enclosed, so you’ll have a great view of the skyline. Union Rooftop serves brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. We recommend the cinna roll french toast, biscuits and gravy, choco roll french toast, or pork belly fondue. Be sure to sip on bottomless mimosas for $15.95!