Dallas is the commercial and cultural hub of Texas. With so many great bars and restaurants in the area, the options for brunch plans are seemingly endless. Whether you’re in the mood for a mimosa, a breakfast taco, or pancakes with maple syrup, there’s something for everyone covering all tastes and budgets. Here are the eight best brunch spots in Dallas.
Ellen’s celebrates the great American brunch all day, every day. Their menu is comprised solely of brunch items, including mushroom garlic toast with crispy bacon, spicy Cajun shrimp and cheese grits, chilaquiles with chorizo, and pancake pot pie with a sweet maple cream sausage gravy.
Bread Winners Café & Bakery
When you’re at Bread Winners Café & Bakery, you know you’re in for a treat. Aside from their array of freshly baked goods, the menu features farmhouse tacos, a crispy pork belly sandwich with avocado, a smoked salmon bagel, jalapeño cheddar waffles and fried chicken, and Italian roast coffee.
Meddlesome Moth is a bar in the Trinity Design District that boasts some of the best brunch dishes in the city, including a farm fresh egg white frittata, grass-fed steak frites, grilled cheese and soup, house-cured peameal bacon with horseradish cheddar grits, and morning buns with a Texas Field honey glaze.
Jonathon’s Oak Cliff
The brunch at Jonathon’s Oak Cliff is famous around the Dallas area. The smoked sausage, ham, and bacon kabobs have a coffee glaze. The Peanut Butter Jelly Time Waffle is made with peanut butter fluff and berry preserves. “The Nooner” is a ½ pound beef patty with bacon, cheese, and a fried egg.
Oddfellows is a hip spot serving up delicious food that will make you jump out of bed in the morning. The menu features a pancake of the day with whipped butter and maple syrup, a homemade oat and seed curried veggie burger, a fried green tomato BLT, and a housemade Frito pie.
With two locations in Dallas, Yolk is a chain restaurant that has brought some seriously great brunch to the city. The unique dishes include a waffle loaded with bacon bits, cinnamon roll french toast, potato pancakes with sour cream and applesauce, and west coast crepes with smashed avocado.
Maple Leaf Diner
Maple Leaf Diner is bringing a little slice of Canada to Dallas. The Great White North influence is apparent throughout the menu, with dishes like eggs benedict with Canadian bacon, real pumpkin pie filling swirled into pancakes with cream puffs, and a home fry poutine with cheese curds and gravy.
At Henry’s Majestic, there’s a dog-friendly patio with an outdoor fireplace, two large bars boasting an eclectic wine and beer list, and a comfortable dining room with a contemporary and industrial design. The food includes breakfast ramen, oysters, and buttermilk biscuits with homemade jam and local honey.