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15 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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Ala has an entire mimosa bar with lots of juice options during its bottomless brunch.
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Among the many topics D.C.-area residents take seriously, brunch outshines them all once the sun rises over the weekend morning with Baltic fare from Ambar, bottomless margaritas at Salazar, and plenty of that liquid sunshine known as mimosas. There’s something for everyone between bottomless deals, those tried-and-true essential brunch spots, and the hottest new brunches landing in the region.

Here’s a list of the top spots for bottomless brunch deals around the D.C. area, taking into account special dishes, drink selection, or overall value

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Pennyroyal Station

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3310 Rhode Island Ave
Mt Rainier, MD 20712
(240) 770-8579
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The Mount Rainier’s destination for cheffed-up comfort foods just debuted weekend brunch, complete with a bottomless assortment of orange, peach, or guava-grapefruit juices for $25 (or $9 each). Chef Jesse Miller’s weekend dish drops include slow-roasted pork chilaquiles, cured smoked salmon and a soft-poached egg on toasted brioche, and a vegan tofu scramble (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

2. El Chucho - Cocina Superior

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3313 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 290-3313
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This cute and colorful taqueria gives brunchers a choice of breakfast burritos or a taco platter with endless drinks, including tamarind mimosas, spiked agua fresca, and hibiscus mimosas. A covered rooftop, large bar, and plenty of window seating sweetens the morning/afternoon.

3. TAKODA - Rooftop Restaurant & Beer Garden

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715 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

This rooftop beer garden has a three-course brunch with endless mimosas for $53 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the weekends. Start with scrambled eggs, fruit, biscuits, or breakfast potatoes before moving on to a second course of chicken biscuits, eggs Benedict, and more. Finish with brunch standards like avocado toast and chocolate chip waffles.

4. HalfSmoke

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651 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 986-2079
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Maybe the best unlimited brunch is the one not limited to the weekend. That’s the beauty of the Halfsmoke brunch, which offers bottomless mimosas (90 minutes; $30) all day, every day. The Halfsmoke lovers hash with Halfsmoke Italian sausage, eggs, potato hash, and white mushroom gravy is a solid savory choice. Sweet options don’t disappoint either, with a Cinnamon Toast Crunch-flavored French toast. Bottomless brunch is $45.

5. El Techo

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606 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 836-4270
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This Mexican Riviera, jungle-chic lounge hums with the late-rising brunch set on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. A bottomless deal untaps mimosas, bloody Marys, margaritas, and Tecates for $50 (90 minutes) on Saturdays and — even better — $45 for two hours on Sundays. The deal comes with an entree like saucy birria tacos, huevos rancheros, and breakfast nachos. Meanwhile, next-door Italian sibling Quattro Osteria has a brand new bottomless brunch with bellinis, basil mojitos, and spritzes for $45.

6. Salazar

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1819 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 621-6114
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This Tex-Mex bar brought silly bar games to Logan Circle, encouraging imbibers to throw their empty shot glasses at a large brass bell after knocking one back. Brunch is equally boozy, with $26.99 and the purchase of an entree (the whole table must opt in) scoring bottomless margaritas, Pacificos, mimosas, Sauza and sodas, and bloody Marys. Chimichurri steak and eggs or tomatillo chilaquiles make for good options to soak it all up.

7. Lyle's

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1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 964-6790
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Located in Dupont Circle’s Lyle D.C. hotel, this contemporary American spot pours bottomless portions of smart sparklers with OJ, blood orange, pear elderflower liqueur, or lavender lemon; plus an umami-rich bloody Mary with miso for $22. Brunch dishes range from fresh juice and smoothies to bodega breakfast sandwiches on Martin’s potato rolls to pistachio granola.

8. Agora Dc

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1527 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 332-6767
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At Dupont’s Mediterranean mezze restaurant, chef Ismet Sahin draws a crowd with stand-out Turkish, Lebanese, and Greek small plates. Brunch is generous with unlimited small plates like flat breads, smoked salmon with labneh, deviled eggs with black truffle, and roasted red pepper spread; it also includes unlimited bloody Marys and mimosas ($45). For an extra $20, indulge in Prosecco with sour cherry or other fruit juices.

1320 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 717-1166
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Dupont Circle’s Levantine cafe holds a generous brunch with bottomless drinks and starters, plus one dish from each section of the menu for $44 for 90 minutes. Harissa hummus, labneh, and dolmades are all available to begin. Fried halloumi with pine honey, an omelette with Turkish beef sausage, and caraway toast could all follow. Brunch lands on the weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Ala serves bottomless dishes and bottomless drinks at brunch.
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10. Boqueria - Dupont

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1837 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 558-9545
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Free-flowing mimosas are everywhere, but Boqueria’s Spanish menu brings unlimited sangria (and mimosas) to the table for $29 for 90 minutes. Brunch dishes include brunch paella with roast chicken, chorizo, and eggs; eggy Spanish tortilla; and a Catalan’s farmers breakfast with hanger steak, chorizo, fried eggs, and salsa verde aioli. Plus the entire tapas menu is available. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the weekends.

11. dLeña

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476 K St NW Suite D
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 560-5999
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Mount Vernon Triangle’s Mexican darling sets the bar for bottomless brunches, churning out both bottomless booze and food in a chic dining room washed in comforting neutrals accented with rustic wooden beams and tables. Wash down birria tacos, churros, tuna ceviche, and salmon with tequila bloody Marys, mimosas, and margaritas on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

12. Brine

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1359 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 591-1739
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Brine’s over-the-top bottomless brunch offerings makes anyone king for at least a morning. For two hours, enjoy unlimited oysters, mimosas, rum punch, bloody Marys, prosecco, brunch starters (and one brunch entree) for $85.

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Bottomless oysters are on offer at Brine during brunch.
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13. Ambar Capitol Hill

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523 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 813-3039
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Ambar’s Balkan brunch with unlimited small plates ($34.99) plus an additional $8.99 for bottomless cocktails is one of the loveliest deals in town. Dishes include Balkan sliders with grilled pork neck; crispy cheese pie with roasted pepper cream and yogurt; sudzuk beef flatbread with smoked beef sausage, sheep milk cheese, and truffle oil; veal soup, plus spreads and charcuterie. There are traditional mimosas, but the flavors like mango hibiscus and peach lavender make the weekend glow.

14. GATSBY

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1205 Half St SE Suite #105
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 817-3005
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Navy Yard’s jaw-dropping diner known for its In-N-Out-inspired burger, throwback cocktails, and stunning cakes puts its power behind brunch once the weekend lands. The massive brunch menu includes shakshuka, pastrami hash with smoky hollandaise, and more served in Gatsby’s frozen-in-time, roaring ‘20s-inspired space. Diners need to gather a full table of friends to join in on bottomless options (it’s all-in or nothing) with 90 minutes of Greta’s punch, mimosas, bloody Marys, and more for $25.99 per person with the purchase of an entree. Brunch runs Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

15. Due South

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301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 479-4616
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Due South’s brunch includes $24 bottomless mimosas as the menu romps through the South with biscuits with sausage gravy and eggs, shrimp and jalapeño cheese grits dotted with smoky tasso ham, and fried chicken biscuits with Alabama white sauce.

1. Pennyroyal Station

3310 Rhode Island Ave, Mt Rainier, MD 20712

The Mount Rainier’s destination for cheffed-up comfort foods just debuted weekend brunch, complete with a bottomless assortment of orange, peach, or guava-grapefruit juices for $25 (or $9 each). Chef Jesse Miller’s weekend dish drops include slow-roasted pork chilaquiles, cured smoked salmon and a soft-poached egg on toasted brioche, and a vegan tofu scramble (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

3310 Rhode Island Ave
Mt Rainier, MD 20712

2. El Chucho - Cocina Superior

3313 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

This cute and colorful taqueria gives brunchers a choice of breakfast burritos or a taco platter with endless drinks, including tamarind mimosas, spiked agua fresca, and hibiscus mimosas. A covered rooftop, large bar, and plenty of window seating sweetens the morning/afternoon.

3313 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20010

3. TAKODA - Rooftop Restaurant & Beer Garden

715 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

This rooftop beer garden has a three-course brunch with endless mimosas for $53 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the weekends. Start with scrambled eggs, fruit, biscuits, or breakfast potatoes before moving on to a second course of chicken biscuits, eggs Benedict, and more. Finish with brunch standards like avocado toast and chocolate chip waffles.

715 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

4. HalfSmoke

651 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Maybe the best unlimited brunch is the one not limited to the weekend. That’s the beauty of the Halfsmoke brunch, which offers bottomless mimosas (90 minutes; $30) all day, every day. The Halfsmoke lovers hash with Halfsmoke Italian sausage, eggs, potato hash, and white mushroom gravy is a solid savory choice. Sweet options don’t disappoint either, with a Cinnamon Toast Crunch-flavored French toast. Bottomless brunch is $45.

651 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

5. El Techo

606 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

This Mexican Riviera, jungle-chic lounge hums with the late-rising brunch set on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. A bottomless deal untaps mimosas, bloody Marys, margaritas, and Tecates for $50 (90 minutes) on Saturdays and — even better — $45 for two hours on Sundays. The deal comes with an entree like saucy birria tacos, huevos rancheros, and breakfast nachos. Meanwhile, next-door Italian sibling Quattro Osteria has a brand new bottomless brunch with bellinis, basil mojitos, and spritzes for $45.

606 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

6. Salazar

1819 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

This Tex-Mex bar brought silly bar games to Logan Circle, encouraging imbibers to throw their empty shot glasses at a large brass bell after knocking one back. Brunch is equally boozy, with $26.99 and the purchase of an entree (the whole table must opt in) scoring bottomless margaritas, Pacificos, mimosas, Sauza and sodas, and bloody Marys. Chimichurri steak and eggs or tomatillo chilaquiles make for good options to soak it all up.

1819 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

7. Lyle's

1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

Located in Dupont Circle’s Lyle D.C. hotel, this contemporary American spot pours bottomless portions of smart sparklers with OJ, blood orange, pear elderflower liqueur, or lavender lemon; plus an umami-rich bloody Mary with miso for $22. Brunch dishes range from fresh juice and smoothies to bodega breakfast sandwiches on Martin’s potato rolls to pistachio granola.

1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

8. Agora Dc

1527 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

At Dupont’s Mediterranean mezze restaurant, chef Ismet Sahin draws a crowd with stand-out Turkish, Lebanese, and Greek small plates. Brunch is generous with unlimited small plates like flat breads, smoked salmon with labneh, deviled eggs with black truffle, and roasted red pepper spread; it also includes unlimited bloody Marys and mimosas ($45). For an extra $20, indulge in Prosecco with sour cherry or other fruit juices.

1527 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

9. ala

1320 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
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Ala serves bottomless dishes and bottomless drinks at brunch.
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Dupont Circle’s Levantine cafe holds a generous brunch with bottomless drinks and starters, plus one dish from each section of the menu for $44 for 90 minutes. Harissa hummus, labneh, and dolmades are all available to begin. Fried halloumi with pine honey, an omelette with Turkish beef sausage, and caraway toast could all follow. Brunch lands on the weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

1320 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

10. Boqueria - Dupont

1837 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Free-flowing mimosas are everywhere, but Boqueria’s Spanish menu brings unlimited sangria (and mimosas) to the table for $29 for 90 minutes. Brunch dishes include brunch paella with roast chicken, chorizo, and eggs; eggy Spanish tortilla; and a Catalan’s farmers breakfast with hanger steak, chorizo, fried eggs, and salsa verde aioli. Plus the entire tapas menu is available. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the weekends.

1837 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036

11. dLeña

476 K St NW Suite D, Washington, DC 20001

Mount Vernon Triangle’s Mexican darling sets the bar for bottomless brunches, churning out both bottomless booze and food in a chic dining room washed in comforting neutrals accented with rustic wooden beams and tables. Wash down birria tacos, churros, tuna ceviche, and salmon with tequila bloody Marys, mimosas, and margaritas on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

476 K St NW Suite D
Washington, DC 20001

12. Brine

1359 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
An oyster tower at Brine.
Bottomless oysters are on offer at Brine during brunch.
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Brine’s over-the-top bottomless brunch offerings makes anyone king for at least a morning. For two hours, enjoy unlimited oysters, mimosas, rum punch, bloody Marys, prosecco, brunch starters (and one brunch entree) for $85.

1359 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

13. Ambar Capitol Hill

523 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Ambar’s Balkan brunch with unlimited small plates ($34.99) plus an additional $8.99 for bottomless cocktails is one of the loveliest deals in town. Dishes include Balkan sliders with grilled pork neck; crispy cheese pie with roasted pepper cream and yogurt; sudzuk beef flatbread with smoked beef sausage, sheep milk cheese, and truffle oil; veal soup, plus spreads and charcuterie. There are traditional mimosas, but the flavors like mango hibiscus and peach lavender make the weekend glow.

523 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

14. GATSBY

1205 Half St SE Suite #105, Washington, DC 20003

Navy Yard’s jaw-dropping diner known for its In-N-Out-inspired burger, throwback cocktails, and stunning cakes puts its power behind brunch once the weekend lands. The massive brunch menu includes shakshuka, pastrami hash with smoky hollandaise, and more served in Gatsby’s frozen-in-time, roaring ‘20s-inspired space. Diners need to gather a full table of friends to join in on bottomless options (it’s all-in or nothing) with 90 minutes of Greta’s punch, mimosas, bloody Marys, and more for $25.99 per person with the purchase of an entree. Brunch runs Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1205 Half St SE Suite #105
Washington, DC 20003

15. Due South

301 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Due South’s brunch includes $24 bottomless mimosas as the menu romps through the South with biscuits with sausage gravy and eggs, shrimp and jalapeño cheese grits dotted with smoky tasso ham, and fried chicken biscuits with Alabama white sauce.

301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003

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