Who doesn’t love a delicious brunch? Meant to be enjoyed with family and/or friends, it’s the only meal that matters to many – especially on the weekend. Columbus has a plethora of fabulous brunch choices – it’s just a matter of finding the one that best suits your mood, location, and taste. The following are some local favorites. Enjoy!
LINDEY’S: In the heart of German Village, Lindey’s is a fabulous choice for any meal – but their brunch is outstanding. Sit outside on their stunning patio during the warmer months.
MILESTONE 229: Enjoy the views of the Scioto River at this popular spot. The entire menu is delicious. Have a mimosa, or two.
WOLF’S RIDGE BREWING: The Rosy Cheeks glazed doughnuts… the Cuban benedict… topped off with a Beermosa = To.die.for! Located downtown.
SKILLET: Their menu changes seasonally and is always top-notch. Get there early to avoid the wait at this super cozy spot. Once you have a table, your meal will come out rather quickly, which is just fabulous. Excellent service.
PISTACIA VERA: The cutest lil’ place you ever did see. Nestled in German Village, Pistacia Vera is filled with natural light, beautiful food, and tasty macarons. Grab a seat outside on their patio during the warmer months.
THE GUILD HOUSE: Delicious options at this Cameron Mitchell restaurant in the Short North. The perfect spot for a special brunch.
KATALINA’S: Their pancake balls with Nutella are what dreams are made of. Worth the wait but get there early to beat the crowd on the weekend.
PHILCO BAR + DINER: Fuss-free fare at the perfect location in the Short North. Easy vibes in this uber-cool diner.
FOX IN THE SNOW CAFE: Its latte art makes this place a highly Instagrammed cafe in Columbus. The atmosphere, drinks, and treats make it hard to beat, especially on a weekend morning.
ALCHEMY JUICE BAR + CAFE: Healthy made delicious. You won’t even know you’re loading up on superfoods at Alchemy, located off of Parsons near Children’s Hospital. It’s sooo good.
FORNO: Breakfast pizza, hello! Forno’s service, food, and atmosphere keep Columbusites coming back for more.
ETHYL & TANK: Nothing but relaxed vibes at this casual, affordable, and delicious restaurant on campus:
NORTHSTAR CAFE — The Sweet Potato and Turkey Hash with a Shooting Star (orange/carrot/lemon/ginger) are solid choices at this Columbus favorite. Multiple locations around the city.
BODEGA — You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at this Short North establishment but the Cocoa Pebbles Waffles are to die for!
A few other notable brunches in Columbus: Tasi Cafe, The Whitney House, Third & Hollywood, South of Lane, Salt & Pine, Zoe Cafe, The Crest Gastropub, Matt the Miller’s, The Pearl, and The Worthington Inn.
You can follow more of my adventures via my Instagram, @girlaboutcolumbus!