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Where to Go for Brunch in East Passyunk

East Passyunk is a neighborhood in Philadelphia that has been steadily blooming with culinary and cultural attractions. Most importantly, this neighborhood is filled with spectacular brunch spots. What’s not to love about brunch? It’s the best time to sleep in, grab some delicious food, and have a few mimosas. This meal is perfect for curing your hangover, spending time with your family, or meeting up with old friends.

group of friends eating brunch in east passyunk

We’ve put together a list of our top picks for brunch in town. Whether you like a classic brunch or want to try something more innovative, there’s a spot for you on our list. From bars to cafes, these brunch stops may surprise you. Keep reading to learn more about each brunch!


1819 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: (215) 465-1000
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Craving some Southern-style cooking? Check out Flannel. This local restaurant takes on a Southern and homestyle feel with its food, decor, and inclusive staffing. As this spot is all about hospitality and community, you’ll feel right at home when you visit.

Flannel is open all day, so you can grab brunch at you leisure. With plenty of vegan and vegetarian options, this spot is also perfect for almost anyone. We recommend the chicken n’ waffle benny, french toast of the week, truffled egg toast, or Flannel burger!

South Philadelphia Tap Room

1509 Mifflin St, Philadelphia, PA 19145
Phone: (215) 271-7787
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It may seem a bit odd to go to a tap room for brunch, but we can assure you, you won’t regret visiting South Philadelphia Tap Room on a Sunday morning. With over 700 reviews, it’s clear this spot is quite popular and is just a few blocks outside of East Passyunk, Philadelphia.

Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at South Philadelphia Tap Room. Be sure to try the morning after mac, churro french toast bites, or fried green tomato benedict. Don’t forget to grab a cocktail as well!


2535 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: (267) 314-5937
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Much like the last option on our list, SouthHouse is another popular pub with delicious brunch, just south of East Passyunk. This local gastropub serves New American cuisine, a wide selection of beer, and has TVs for watching the game.

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SouthHouse offers brunch all day, every day they’re open, so if you’re craving brunch at 9 p.m., you know where to get it. Try out the brunch bowl, chocolate chip pancakes, or brunch burger. Make sure you get a cocktail to go too!

The Dutch

1527 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 755-5600
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Looking for a brunch with a BYOB policy? Head over to The Dutch. This local restaurant serves brunch specifically and is quite popular among locals – especially on the weekends. With numerous glowing reviews, this is a spot you won’t want to miss.

The Dutch offers plenty of breakfast and lunch classics as well as a few modern takes on the classics. We recommend the sweet dutch baby, savory dutch baby, reuben, or smoked salmon bagel sandwich. Don’t forget the champagne!

Blacks N Brew

1523 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (267) 639-6070
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Another spot for a BYOB brunch is Black N Brew. This local breakfast and lunch spot is all about the simple things and has been operating for 14 years now. Reviewers love that this spot has indoor and outdoor dining as well as a relaxed atmosphere.

Black N Brew has plenty of delicious dishes to choose from including some gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options. Be sure to try the vegan hash, cornbread huevos, mellow mushroom wrap, or turkey reuben. Don’t forget to BYOB!

Barcelona Wine Bar

1709 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: (215) 515-7900
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If you’d rather grab brunch at a place with drinks, swing by Barcelona Wine Bar. This local Spanish restaurant is very popular among locals. With an outdoor patio and a long list of wines to choose from, you’ll want to keep coming back.

Brunch is form 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Barcelona Wine Bar. The brunch menu is fairly limited, but just as delicious. Try out the olive oil pancakes, serrano benedict, or brunch fideos. Make sure to sip on some wine with your meal!

Green Eggs Cafe

1306 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 226-3447
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Want to support local businesses? Check out Green Eggs Cafe. This local brunch restaurant has six locations across the city and uses house-grown produce as well as other locally-sourced ingredients. This spot is a cash-only establishment, so be sure to come prepared.

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Green Eggs Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day, so feel free to grab brunch anytime between those hours. We recommend the pecan pie french toast, buffalo chicken mac and cheese, red velvet pancakes, or the cure skillet. Be sure to grab a mimosa, bloody mary, or specialty coffee!

Izzy’s 33

1703 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: (610) 714-3908
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Rounding out our delicious list brunches is Izzy’s 33. This local restaurant is fairly new to the restaurant scene and serves a mixture of American and Mexican food for brunch and dinner. This is also a BYOB spot.

Izzy’s 33 serves a brunch menu full of amazing dishes to choose from. Be sure to try the fresas con crema french toast, Mexican breakfast stack, coffee cake french toast, or crab cake benedict. Don’t forget to bring your favorite drink!

We don’t know about you, but reading all of those brunch descriptions definitely made us hungry. With so many savory dishes and sweet options, there’s nothing that can’t cure your hangover at these amazing brunch spots. East Passyunk is definitely the place to be on a late Sunday morning.

East Passyunk also has a lot of pizza spots where you can enjoy a slice of pizza with your friends. There are a lot of them but we’ve narrowed down 8 restaurants that serve the best pizza in the area.

Did we leave a restaurant out of this list? Make sure you let us know and we’ll check it out!

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

As a former restaurant owner, he knows about running a food business and loves to eat and enjoy cocktails on a regular basis. He constantly travels to new cities tasting and reviewing the most popular spots.

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