In a city that centers around eating and drinking, you can imagine weekend brunches would have just that -- delicious food combined with endless drinks. We've compiled a list of the best brunch spots with the most affordable drink options.
Available every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., weekend brunch now features new bottomless specials and a la carte menu offerings. Guests can imbibe on unlimited mimosas and refreshing poinsettias made with blanc de blanc or sparkling rose of Gougenheim Malbec for only $20 per person, while kicking back in the restaurant’s courtyard, dining room or upstairs in one of the delightfully intimate dining spaces. Soak up the booze with an array of creative a la carte offerings like shrimp and grits and chicken fried duck confit with cornbread waffle.
Toups’ Meatery now features a Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the Meatery Brunch, chef Issac Toups and chef de cuisine Courtney Hellenschmidt created a menu with bold flavors and elevated twists on traditional Cajun dishes. Some options include pigs in a blanket, fried boudin with poached egg hollandaise and roast beef bagel. Sunday Funday isn’t complete without boozy brunch offerings. Toups’ brunch features inventive seasonal cocktails including the Snowball’s Chance or $15 bottomless mimosas.
Since local event promoter and entrepreneur Larry Morrow opened his namesake restaurant with his mother Lenora Chong in 2018, Morrow’s has attracted local crowds and national celebrities like Drake, Michael B. Jordan and Mary J. Blige among others. The spot serves brunch on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items include banana foster french toast, chicken and waffle, shrimp and grits and Cajun catfish benedict. You can also order a 33-ounce pitcher of mimosas for $22.
Here’s your wake up call: The word is out about the brunch at this Warehouse District spot. Diners can enjoy bottomless sparkling rosé and mimosas for $10. The spot also features other affordable drink options like bloody marys and a cool bushwhacker twist on an Irish coffee. Food options are pretty affordable at Flamingo-A-Go-Go as well, with prices ranging from $7 to $14. Hit the patio out back for the ultimate outdoor experience. There’s even seating in the back of a truck which is great for groups.
This Mid-City neighborhood restaurant serves brunch every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with menu items like eggs cochon, oysters benedict and crabmeat frittata. Plus, on top of a delicious meal, you can get bottomless bloody marys, mimosas or sangria for $15. Photo courtesy: Katie’s
Situated on the best corner in the French Quarter, Tableau has a great, jazz brunch menu with $15 bottomless mimosas on both Saturdays and Sundays. The only catch is you have to purchase an entree to partake in the bottomless deal. Let’s hope you grab a bite while putting down that may mimosas! Photo courtesy: Tableau
The Country Club
This quaint Magazine Street restaurant offers an upscale brunch with items like duck confit with potato hash and poached eggs. Apolline even serves a version of eggs benedict with andouille sausage and crawfish tails. And who could forget about the avocado toast and honey pecan bacon. Yum! Wash all that delicious food down with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. Brunch is served on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo Courtesy: Apolline
Araña Taqueria y Cantina
Ralph’s on the Park
Overlooking City Park is Ralph Brennan’s namesake restaurant. Brunch is served on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. 2 p.m. It includes exquisite breakfast items, as well as some lunch dishes. Endless mimosas or champagne will cost you $14. Photo courtesy: Ralph’s on the Park
Cane and Table
One of the first New Orleans mixology bars also serves up an all-you-can-drink brunch, which includes an entrée and your choice of six different cocktails. Knowing how much New Orleans folk can consume, these guys limit the all-you-can-drink brunch, to a two-hour duration. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Photo courtesy: Cane and Table
Basin Seafood and Spirits
This Magazine Street seafood restaurant offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays with items like fried green tomatoes benedict and shrimp and grits. You can get some of the regular menu items at brunch, as well as $15 bottomless mimosas. Photo courtesy: Basin Seafood and Spirits
Salon by Sucre
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