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Fuel up with brunch before shopping on Black Friday.
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Where to Eat Brunch on Black Friday in D.C.

Restaurants offering the weekend meal on Friday, November 24

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Fuel up with brunch before shopping on Black Friday.
| Photo by Hannes P Albert/picture alliance via Getty Images

Thanksgiving food is undeniably delicious, but leftovers don’t always heat the best. Or, perhaps you need a break from locating the year’s best deals. Enter Black Friday brunch, a way to enjoy the DMV’s favorite weekend activity a day early. This year, save the turkey, stuffing, and potatoes for snacking to hit up brunch. Midday meals cover cuisines like Mexican, Lebanese, Southern, and more.

Heading to Tysons Corner to shop deals? Consider this map of nearby dining options.

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El Techo

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Shaw’s tropical rooftop oasis is hosting a special bottomless brunch starting at 12 p.m. on Friday. Apps consist of chips and queso and fried yucca, while mains include steak and eggs and breakfast nachos. Satisfy a sweet tooth with a crepe or tres leches cake. Endless booze includes margaritas, bloody marys, mimosas, and Tecates.

Ambar (Multiple locations)

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On Black Friday, all three Ambar locations will be offering its fixed-price menus full of unlimited small plates from its “Balkan without limits” brunch experience. Brunch at Ambar Capitol Hill and Shaw will be served from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is priced at $34.99 per person or $47.98 with unlimited drinks. Brunch at Ambar Clarendon will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is priced at $42.99 per person.

Unconventional Diner

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The whimsical diner serves brunch everyday from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m., promising comfort food with a modern twist. Think shrimp and grits with a Caribbean flair, Lebanese fried rice, and sweet potato curry.

The Saga

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The Saga is serving brunch from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can expect favorites like a tortilla española toast, huevos estrellados, an oxtail and calamari “sanguche,” and a selection of cold pressed juices, smoothies, cocktails, and coffee. Reserve on Tock. 

Imperfecto

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Imperfecto will be open for a special Black Friday brunch by chefs Enrique Limardo and Rene González from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Expect favorites like their seasonal tart (almond sablé, tropical caramel, mascarpone vanilla cream, fresh raspberries), chicken and waffles (corn waffles, feta nata, double-fried chicken thigh), and the Milanese sandwich (ciabatta, pork tenderloin, labneh-toum, cheddar, heirloom tomato).

Trade in turkey and stuffing for birria beef tacos and huevos rancheros at dLeña. Bottomless brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and $65 promises an endless selection of small plates and cocktails. Book online.

Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar

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Courthouse’s Southern staple opens at 10 a.m. and brunch is available until 4 p.m. A few must-haves include cast iron pimento cheese dip, “megamosas,” mac-n-cheese waffles with Asheville hot fried chicken, and brown butter pecan pie.

ilili Restaurant

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ilili DC will be open on Black Friday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Choose from a selection of hot and cold mezza alongside dishes like the “Everything Kaak” with za’atar-cured salmon and the lamb burger alongside new dishes including lamb shawarma on za’atar pita and warm freekeh salad with roasted squash. Was it down with a fall cocktail, zero-proof beverage or indulge in the Demodé cocktail, featuring bourbon and cardamom served in a decanter for up to four.

Canopy Central Cafe And Bar

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The Canopy by Hilton hotel on the Wharf will be open and serving up brunch on Black Friday starting at 7 a.m. Guests can enjoy water views while sipping bottomless mimosas, along with comfort food favorites like their signature chicken and waffles, skillet mac and cheese, avocado toast, Belgian waffle, wood fired pizzas, and more.

Pupatella

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Head to the Neapolitan pizzeria in Mosaic for Black Friday lunch and try one of their signature pizzas like the diavola or the onion tart. They’ll also be offering a seasonal selection of draft beer flights all day for just $8, as well as their signature spritzes including the limoncello, grapefruit and Pupatella spritzes for just $10. Mosaic’s “Sip & Stroll” program permits diners to carry brunch drinks to-go while perusing more of the district’s shops.

Osteria Morini

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Navy Yard’s Italian restaurant that just turned 10 will be offering its full brunch menu on Friday. The menu includes meat and cheese boards, ricotta pancakes, egg-topped burgers, pastas, and drinks like mimosas, bellinis, and negronis.

El Techo

Shaw’s tropical rooftop oasis is hosting a special bottomless brunch starting at 12 p.m. on Friday. Apps consist of chips and queso and fried yucca, while mains include steak and eggs and breakfast nachos. Satisfy a sweet tooth with a crepe or tres leches cake. Endless booze includes margaritas, bloody marys, mimosas, and Tecates.

Ambar (Multiple locations)

On Black Friday, all three Ambar locations will be offering its fixed-price menus full of unlimited small plates from its “Balkan without limits” brunch experience. Brunch at Ambar Capitol Hill and Shaw will be served from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is priced at $34.99 per person or $47.98 with unlimited drinks. Brunch at Ambar Clarendon will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is priced at $42.99 per person.

Unconventional Diner

The whimsical diner serves brunch everyday from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m., promising comfort food with a modern twist. Think shrimp and grits with a Caribbean flair, Lebanese fried rice, and sweet potato curry.

The Saga

The Saga is serving brunch from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests can expect favorites like a tortilla española toast, huevos estrellados, an oxtail and calamari “sanguche,” and a selection of cold pressed juices, smoothies, cocktails, and coffee. Reserve on Tock. 

Imperfecto

Imperfecto will be open for a special Black Friday brunch by chefs Enrique Limardo and Rene González from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Expect favorites like their seasonal tart (almond sablé, tropical caramel, mascarpone vanilla cream, fresh raspberries), chicken and waffles (corn waffles, feta nata, double-fried chicken thigh), and the Milanese sandwich (ciabatta, pork tenderloin, labneh-toum, cheddar, heirloom tomato).

dLeña

Trade in turkey and stuffing for birria beef tacos and huevos rancheros at dLeña. Bottomless brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and $65 promises an endless selection of small plates and cocktails. Book online.

Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar

Courthouse’s Southern staple opens at 10 a.m. and brunch is available until 4 p.m. A few must-haves include cast iron pimento cheese dip, “megamosas,” mac-n-cheese waffles with Asheville hot fried chicken, and brown butter pecan pie.

ilili Restaurant

ilili DC will be open on Black Friday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Choose from a selection of hot and cold mezza alongside dishes like the “Everything Kaak” with za’atar-cured salmon and the lamb burger alongside new dishes including lamb shawarma on za’atar pita and warm freekeh salad with roasted squash. Was it down with a fall cocktail, zero-proof beverage or indulge in the Demodé cocktail, featuring bourbon and cardamom served in a decanter for up to four.

Canopy Central Cafe And Bar

The Canopy by Hilton hotel on the Wharf will be open and serving up brunch on Black Friday starting at 7 a.m. Guests can enjoy water views while sipping bottomless mimosas, along with comfort food favorites like their signature chicken and waffles, skillet mac and cheese, avocado toast, Belgian waffle, wood fired pizzas, and more.

Pupatella

Head to the Neapolitan pizzeria in Mosaic for Black Friday lunch and try one of their signature pizzas like the diavola or the onion tart. They’ll also be offering a seasonal selection of draft beer flights all day for just $8, as well as their signature spritzes including the limoncello, grapefruit and Pupatella spritzes for just $10. Mosaic’s “Sip & Stroll” program permits diners to carry brunch drinks to-go while perusing more of the district’s shops.

Osteria Morini

Navy Yard’s Italian restaurant that just turned 10 will be offering its full brunch menu on Friday. The menu includes meat and cheese boards, ricotta pancakes, egg-topped burgers, pastas, and drinks like mimosas, bellinis, and negronis.

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