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21 Bottomless Brunches That Will Turn Your Weekend Into a Blur

Let the bloody marys and mimosas flow — just don’t forget to eat

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Brunch pizzas and cocktails from All-Purpose Capitol Riverfront
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As D.C. continues on the upswing of becoming one of the food capitals of the United States, restaurants around the area have gotten creative with their brunch specials. From the bottomless chips and guacamole options at Mission to a taste of Balkan fare at Ambar, the possibilities are endless for those looking to diversify their brunch spot.

Here's an updated list of restaurants with unlimited food or drink specials during weekend brunch. Plenty of local restaurants cash in on the trend, but these options are particularly noteworthy for special dishes, drink selection, or overall value.

—Updated by Vinciane Ngomsi

Don’t see a personal favorite on the list? Sound off in the comments or shoot us an email (dc@eater.com).

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Agora (Multiple locations)

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7911 Westpark Dr
Tysons, VA 22102
(703) 663-8737
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Influenced by the flavors of Greece, Turkey, and other Mediterranean locales, Agora gives diners the option of endless plates at a $35 price that includes coffee or Turkish tea. Mimosas and bloody marys cost $3 after that. From spreads and breads or brunch omelets stuffed with vegetables , $35 is not a bad price for the quality of food in return.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Deviled eggs with truffle oil

2. Fainting Goat

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1330 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 735-0344
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This bottomless brunch at Fainting Goat is $20 per person and includes mimosas made with white cranberry, mango, or orange juice, as well as bloody “goats.” Purchase of an entrée is required and there is a two-hour time limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: bodega sammy with scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, and crispy onions.

3. HalfSmoke

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651 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 986-2079
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HalfSmoke has solidified itself as a U Street staple in a neighborhood riddled with restaurant turnover. Brunch entrees ($30) like skillet mac and cheese, Cinnamon Toast Crunch french toast, and fried chicken and red velvet funnel cake all come with bottomless mimosas. Brunch runs all-day Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Recommended item from brunch menu: TheCash App Me,” a sweet and salty plate of Cinnamon Toast Crunch French toast with a side of home fries.

4. Boundary Stone

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116 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 621-6635
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Bloomingdale’s go-to neighborhood bar has an option for unlimited bloody marys and mimosas ($17) to go with a brunch menu that features its honey hot wings and a proper English breakfast. The deal ends at 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, with a two-hour limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Chorizo sausage sandwich, topped with an over-easy egg, pepperjack cheese, roasted tomatillo salsa. It's all served with a side of home fries.

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Posted by Boundary Stone DC on Tuesday, January 1, 2019

5. Tyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen

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84 T St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 827-3664
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The charming patio garden here is a nice place to enjoy bottomless rosé ($27) or mimosas ($16) with a two-hour time limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The “Bagel Board” with a Call Your Mother everything bagel, homemade chive cream cheese, Ivy City Smokehouse lox and whitefish salad, among other accoutrements. 

Tyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen
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6. Compass Rose

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1346 T St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 506-4765
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The deal at this global kitchen is $20 per person for two hours of unlimited mimosas with orange or grapefruit juice or lemon juice for $1 extra. Brunch khachapuri ($17) comes with bacon or mushrooms.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Shakshuka in a tomato and piquillo pepper sauce, with yogurt and feta cheese.

7. El Centro D.F. (Multiple locations)

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1819 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 328-3131
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For $39, diners at this Mexican standby on 14th Street NW can snack on unlimited brunch dishes and drinks.

8. Duke's Grocery (Multiple locations)

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1513 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 733-5623
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From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on weekends, this East London-style gastropub in Dupont offers unlimited bloody marys and mimosas for $20 per person. There is a two-hour time limit for the deal — but that still leaves plenty of time to devour one of its iconic burgers.

Recommended item from brunch menu:The earth-to-sea tartine, an open-faced sandwich made with beet-cured salmon served with a goat cheese and hemp seed spread and pickled beet chips.

9. Espita

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1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 621-9695
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Unlimited brunch cocktails, like the michelada or mezcal-spiked cafe de olla, are available for $19 with the purchase of an entree at this fancy Mexican restaurant in Shaw.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Masa waffle with fried chicken, chipotle and mustard seed syrup.

Chilaquiles verde at Espita
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10. Boqueria (Multiple locations)

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1837 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 558-9545
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For $42 per person, diners at this New York import can buy a package that includes bottomless mimosas and sangria, a choice of four tapas, and either two brunch dishes — think torrija toast or huevos con chorizo — or a family style dish (brunch paella or roasted chicken). The bottomless deal is limited to two-and-a-half hours, and the whole table must participate. There’s a sibling location in Penn Quarter, too.

Brunch paella from Boqueria.
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11. Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar

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1823 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 559-3726
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On weekends, this sleek Dupont Circle ceviche bar and restaurant offers bottomless pours of sangria blanca, sangria brava, and mimosas (with OJ or passion fruit) for $18 per person. The choices continue on the $30 three-course prix fixe brunch French toast and savory lomo saltado sandwiches.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Chaufa de pollo with chicken thigh and chifa fried rice.

Huevos rancheros at Pisco y Nazca.
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12. Bombay Club

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815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 659-3727
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This 30-year-old Indian institution downtown features a prix fixe for$27 per person that includes fruit and desserts Its champagne brunch with unlimited pours is also offered for $42 per person. Available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

13. DC Harvest

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517 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 629-3296
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This eclectic American restaurant in the Atlas District offers unlimited mimosas for $20 per person and unlimited bloody marys for $25 between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on weekends. Brunch dishes are offered a la carte.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Shrimp and grits made with cherrywood-smoked bacon.

14. Cuba Libre

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801 9th St NW suite a
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-1600
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Patrons can choose three items from this Caribbean-style brunch menu ($22.95 per person) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m on weekends. Tack on bottomless mimosas and bloody marys for $16.75 more.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Cuban shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, potatoes, boniato, maduros and corn hash, topped with a fried egg.

15. Spin

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1332 F St NW
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 517-1170
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D.C.’s new outpost of “ping pong social club” Spin includes a weekend bunch (noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays) staffed by both a DJ and a ping pong pro (naturally). Add bottomless bloody marys or mimosas for $25 per person — and unlimited $9 all-day ping pong on Sundays.

Recommended item from brunch menu: A bacon, egg and cheese sandwich on toasted brioche with candied bacon, white cheddar, a fried egg, and hollandaise.

Chilaquitos at Spin.
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16. Ambar Clarendon

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2901 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 875-9663
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This Balkan eatery built up its loyal following with unlimited small plates in its (temporarily closed) Capitol Hill location. For $39, diners at the sibling spot in Clarendon get unlimited meze with 25-cent cocktails. All parties at a table must participate, and there is a two hour time limit.

17. Buena Vida Restaurant (Multiple locations)

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2900 Wilson Blvd #103
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 888-1259
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Make the trek to Clarendon for the “Buena Vida Experience,” a $34 option for bottomless small plates that comes a 25-cent price for brunch drinks. That includes two different types of sangria and six margarita flavors.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Mascarpone crepes, topped with cocoa nibs, raspberry jam and cracked hazelnuts.

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A group table at Buena Vida Clarendon
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18. Barrel

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613 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 543-3622
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This Capitol Hill watering hole pours unlimited mimosas made with OJ, cranberry, or a seasonal juice from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m on weekends for $21.99 per person. Barrel also offers a communal barrel ($60) filled with aged Old Fashioned cocktails.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The croque madame Benedict with smoked ham and crab mornay sauce.

Brunch special: Rib-eye Steak & Baked Eggs, Crispy Potatoes, & Creole-andaise Sauce! #dcbrunch #brunchdc #steakandeggs

Posted by Barrel on Sunday, January 21, 2018

19. Mission (Multiple locations)

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1221 Van St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 810-7010
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For $35, brunch at this sprawling Mexican bar includes a choice of one entrée, endless chips/salsa/guac, and 90 minutes of bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, Mission margaritas, or Dos Equis drafts.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Brunch bowl with habanero basmati rice, Mexican sausage, scrambled eggs and poblano crema.

20. Due South

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301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 479-4616
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Bottomless mimosas at Navy Yard’s resident Southern restaurant are endless with the purchase of an entrée.

Recommended item from brunch menu: An open-faced biscuit with fried chicken, Nashville hot sauce, fried eggs, pickles, Alabama white sauce and a side of home fries.

21. All-Purpose Riverfront

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79 Potomac Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 629-1894
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In addition to serving some of the District’s best pizza, this homage to New Jersey pizzerias has options like smoked salmon crostini and Sicilian disco fries. A $21 option for bottomless drinks brings on aperol spritzes, mimosas, bellinis, and bloody marys.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The Childish Bambino, tomato, mozzarella cheese, bacon, sausage and pepperoni.

All-Purpose Riverfront cocktails
Cocktails from All-Purpose Riverfront
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1. Agora (Multiple locations)

7911 Westpark Dr, Tysons, VA 22102

Influenced by the flavors of Greece, Turkey, and other Mediterranean locales, Agora gives diners the option of endless plates at a $35 price that includes coffee or Turkish tea. Mimosas and bloody marys cost $3 after that. From spreads and breads or brunch omelets stuffed with vegetables , $35 is not a bad price for the quality of food in return.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Deviled eggs with truffle oil

7911 Westpark Dr
Tysons, VA 22102

2. Fainting Goat

1330 U St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

This bottomless brunch at Fainting Goat is $20 per person and includes mimosas made with white cranberry, mango, or orange juice, as well as bloody “goats.” Purchase of an entrée is required and there is a two-hour time limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: bodega sammy with scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, and crispy onions.

1330 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

3. HalfSmoke

651 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

HalfSmoke has solidified itself as a U Street staple in a neighborhood riddled with restaurant turnover. Brunch entrees ($30) like skillet mac and cheese, Cinnamon Toast Crunch french toast, and fried chicken and red velvet funnel cake all come with bottomless mimosas. Brunch runs all-day Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Recommended item from brunch menu: TheCash App Me,” a sweet and salty plate of Cinnamon Toast Crunch French toast with a side of home fries.

651 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

4. Boundary Stone

116 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Bloomingdale’s go-to neighborhood bar has an option for unlimited bloody marys and mimosas ($17) to go with a brunch menu that features its honey hot wings and a proper English breakfast. The deal ends at 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, with a two-hour limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Chorizo sausage sandwich, topped with an over-easy egg, pepperjack cheese, roasted tomatillo salsa. It's all served with a side of home fries.

116 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

5. Tyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen

84 T St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tyber Creek Wine Bar & Kitchen
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The charming patio garden here is a nice place to enjoy bottomless rosé ($27) or mimosas ($16) with a two-hour time limit.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The “Bagel Board” with a Call Your Mother everything bagel, homemade chive cream cheese, Ivy City Smokehouse lox and whitefish salad, among other accoutrements. 

84 T St NW
Washington, DC 20001

6. Compass Rose

1346 T St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

The deal at this global kitchen is $20 per person for two hours of unlimited mimosas with orange or grapefruit juice or lemon juice for $1 extra. Brunch khachapuri ($17) comes with bacon or mushrooms.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Shakshuka in a tomato and piquillo pepper sauce, with yogurt and feta cheese.

1346 T St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

7. El Centro D.F. (Multiple locations)

1819 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

For $39, diners at this Mexican standby on 14th Street NW can snack on unlimited brunch dishes and drinks.

1819 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

8. Duke's Grocery (Multiple locations)

1513 17th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on weekends, this East London-style gastropub in Dupont offers unlimited bloody marys and mimosas for $20 per person. There is a two-hour time limit for the deal — but that still leaves plenty of time to devour one of its iconic burgers.

Recommended item from brunch menu:The earth-to-sea tartine, an open-faced sandwich made with beet-cured salmon served with a goat cheese and hemp seed spread and pickled beet chips.

1513 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

9. Espita

1250 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Chilaquiles verde at Espita
Espita [official]

Unlimited brunch cocktails, like the michelada or mezcal-spiked cafe de olla, are available for $19 with the purchase of an entree at this fancy Mexican restaurant in Shaw.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Masa waffle with fried chicken, chipotle and mustard seed syrup.

1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

10. Boqueria (Multiple locations)

1837 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Brunch paella from Boqueria.
Rey Lopez/For Boqueria

For $42 per person, diners at this New York import can buy a package that includes bottomless mimosas and sangria, a choice of four tapas, and either two brunch dishes — think torrija toast or huevos con chorizo — or a family style dish (brunch paella or roasted chicken). The bottomless deal is limited to two-and-a-half hours, and the whole table must participate. There’s a sibling location in Penn Quarter, too.

1837 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

11. Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar

1823 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Huevos rancheros at Pisco y Nazca.
Tierney Plumb/Eater DC

On weekends, this sleek Dupont Circle ceviche bar and restaurant offers bottomless pours of sangria blanca, sangria brava, and mimosas (with OJ or passion fruit) for $18 per person. The choices continue on the $30 three-course prix fixe brunch French toast and savory lomo saltado sandwiches.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Chaufa de pollo with chicken thigh and chifa fried rice.

1823 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036

12. Bombay Club

815 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

This 30-year-old Indian institution downtown features a prix fixe for$27 per person that includes fruit and desserts Its champagne brunch with unlimited pours is also offered for $42 per person. Available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

13. DC Harvest

517 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

This eclectic American restaurant in the Atlas District offers unlimited mimosas for $20 per person and unlimited bloody marys for $25 between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on weekends. Brunch dishes are offered a la carte.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Shrimp and grits made with cherrywood-smoked bacon.

517 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

14. Cuba Libre

801 9th St NW suite a, Washington, DC 20001

Patrons can choose three items from this Caribbean-style brunch menu ($22.95 per person) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m on weekends. Tack on bottomless mimosas and bloody marys for $16.75 more.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Cuban shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, potatoes, boniato, maduros and corn hash, topped with a fried egg.

801 9th St NW suite a
Washington, DC 20001

15. Spin

1332 F St NW, Washington, DC 20045
Chilaquitos at Spin.
Reda Bouizar/Spin

D.C.’s new outpost of “ping pong social club” Spin includes a weekend bunch (noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays) staffed by both a DJ and a ping pong pro (naturally). Add bottomless bloody marys or mimosas for $25 per person — and unlimited $9 all-day ping pong on Sundays.

Recommended item from brunch menu: A bacon, egg and cheese sandwich on toasted brioche with candied bacon, white cheddar, a fried egg, and hollandaise.

1332 F St NW
Washington, DC 20045

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16. Ambar Clarendon

2901 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

This Balkan eatery built up its loyal following with unlimited small plates in its (temporarily closed) Capitol Hill location. For $39, diners at the sibling spot in Clarendon get unlimited meze with 25-cent cocktails. All parties at a table must participate, and there is a two hour time limit.

2901 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

17. Buena Vida Restaurant (Multiple locations)

2900 Wilson Blvd #103, Arlington, VA 22201
Buena Vida Clarendon group table
A group table at Buena Vida Clarendon
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Make the trek to Clarendon for the “Buena Vida Experience,” a $34 option for bottomless small plates that comes a 25-cent price for brunch drinks. That includes two different types of sangria and six margarita flavors.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Mascarpone crepes, topped with cocoa nibs, raspberry jam and cracked hazelnuts.

2900 Wilson Blvd #103
Arlington, VA 22201

18. Barrel

613 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

This Capitol Hill watering hole pours unlimited mimosas made with OJ, cranberry, or a seasonal juice from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m on weekends for $21.99 per person. Barrel also offers a communal barrel ($60) filled with aged Old Fashioned cocktails.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The croque madame Benedict with smoked ham and crab mornay sauce.

613 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

19. Mission (Multiple locations)

1221 Van St SE, Washington, DC 20003

For $35, brunch at this sprawling Mexican bar includes a choice of one entrée, endless chips/salsa/guac, and 90 minutes of bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, Mission margaritas, or Dos Equis drafts.

Recommended item from brunch menu: Brunch bowl with habanero basmati rice, Mexican sausage, scrambled eggs and poblano crema.

1221 Van St SE
Washington, DC 20003

20. Due South

301 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Bottomless mimosas at Navy Yard’s resident Southern restaurant are endless with the purchase of an entrée.

Recommended item from brunch menu: An open-faced biscuit with fried chicken, Nashville hot sauce, fried eggs, pickles, Alabama white sauce and a side of home fries.

301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003

21. All-Purpose Riverfront

79 Potomac Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
All-Purpose Riverfront cocktails
Cocktails from All-Purpose Riverfront
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

In addition to serving some of the District’s best pizza, this homage to New Jersey pizzerias has options like smoked salmon crostini and Sicilian disco fries. A $21 option for bottomless drinks brings on aperol spritzes, mimosas, bellinis, and bloody marys.

Recommended item from brunch menu: The Childish Bambino, tomato, mozzarella cheese, bacon, sausage and pepperoni.

79 Potomac Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

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