Brunch isn’t just a meal, it’s basically a way of life for many. People look forward to weekend brunches. It’s an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, sip on a great beverage and fill up on delicious food. Brunch is a more elaborate dining affair that comes with a strong social component; it’s practically its own culture! The concept of brunch has been around since the 1800s, but in recent years it has become more and more popular. In fact, Florida is one of the top states in the country where interest in brunch is extremely popular.
With thousands of visitors, many of whom stay out late, brunch is a great option for food on the weekend in South Beach. Here are a few great restaurants who offer the best brunches in South Beach:
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar| 1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach
How does fried chicken and waffles sound? Yardbird serves up lots of delicious Southern weekend brunch options. Their ingredients are all farm fresh. Brunch gets really crowded so reserve a table, or get there really early! Some stand out menu items include: Shrimp N’ grits ($28), smoked brisket ($15), maple-glazed bacon doughnut ($9), and Lewellyn’s fine fried chicken ($26).
Oliver’s Bistro | 959 West Ave. #15, Miami Beach
This spot is an American Bistro with a pretty classic, but very delicious, brunch menu. A menu highlight are the popovers ($9.50), which are fresh from the oven and stuffed with three scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheddar cheese. Some other tasty menu items include: Dutch apple pancake ($9.95), a smoked Norwegian salmon and bagel platter ($14.95), and class corned beef hash.
Icebox Cafe |1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach
Icebox provides a modern and “cool” vibe for its brunch goers with its minimalist décor and sleek look.Some Icebox favorite brunch items include: The Mess ($14), organic scrambled eggs, ham, glazed onions, roasted fingerling potatoes, and a biscuit; The Egg Box ($14), organic scrambled eggs, cheese, chicken-apple sausage, fingerling potatoes, choice of biscuit or bagel; and Power Breakfast ($14), scrambled egg whites, fresh fruit, all-natural low-fat yogurt, multi-grain toast.
Other Great Brunches in South Beach
FL Cafe | 1360 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The Front Porch Cafe | 1458 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach
Stay Nearby South Beach Brunch Spots
Want to wake up to a delicious brunch right around the corner? You can! The Cavalier Hotel, located on Ocean Drive, is within walking distance of all these popular brunch spots. To book your stay at the Cavalier, click here or call 305-671-1199.