Favorite Atlanta Brunch Spots

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It’s natural to question decisions regarding your parenting style, your next career move, or if you should have just eaten that chicken nugget that fell from your toddler’s plate to the floor (we saw that…and it definitely surpassed the 5-second rule!). However, there is one decision in which we are 100% confident – Brunch is ALWAYS a good idea!  

Favorite Atlanta Brunch SpotsIs your college gal pal in town? Are you entertaining in-laws for the weekend? Have a morning away from the kiddos with your significant other? These are all great reasons to Brunch, however, don’t feel obligated to find a specific reason for this magical meal – you could just be longing for a nice morning… on a patio… with an omelet, fresh-baked pastries, and a bubbly mimosa. Sign us up!

Our team at Atlanta Mom polled our online mama group, The Village, for input on their favorite spots to bring their Brunch Squad (whoever that may be). See below for our curated list of Atlanta area favorites!


Favorite Atlanta Brunch Spots

Home Grown  $

968 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 | MENU

Founded by a schoolteacher who wanted a breakfast that did not break the bank.  It has its very own garden and a 5 and Dime thrift store!

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? No
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Comfy Chicken Biscuit


Tupelo Honey Café $$

4600 Roswell Rd Bldg C Ste 110, Sandy Springs, GA 30342 | MENU

This Asheville staple made its way to Atlanta a couple of years ago and their brunch offering is perfect for the family or a Mom’s only morning. The southern style menu has something to please the foodie in the group, as well as the pickier eater.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Avocado Toast and Eggs


Buttermilk Kitchen $$

4225 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342 | MENU

This 100% peanut-free kitchen creates its recipes from sustainable, local ingredients.  Almost all of their delicious dishes are made from scratch, paying homage to their “Buttermilk” name.  Be sure to arrive early since reservations are a no-go! 

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: The B.E.L.T. or Market Scramble


Hen Mother Cookhouse $$

11705 Jones Bridge Rd, Ste B201, Johns Creek, GA 30005 | MENU

With both a cozy interior (or patio in case it’s patio weather!) and a variety of tasty menu options, this family-owned restaurant is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Avocado Toast + Eggs


Muss & Turner’s $$

1675 Cumberland Pwy SE, Ste 309, Smyrna, GA 30080 | MENU

This casual, delicious restaurant serves a seasonal menu using ingredients at their freshest. Order a St. Germaine mimosa to make your brunch extra sweet!

  • Brunch is served Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Southern Blues


West Egg Café $$

1100 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318 | MENU

This place was named one of The 22 Best Breakfast Spots in America… need we say more? Be sure to visit West Egg Café out for the Southern comfort food, their specialty coffee (or Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas if that’s more your style!), and their modern, energetic atmosphere.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Fried Green BLT + add an egg


Freight Kitchen & Tap $$

251 E Main St, Woodstock, Atlanta, GA 30188 | MENU

This farm-to-table restaurant is located in downtown Woodstock’s Historic Train Depot.  With tableside mimosas AND a bloody mary bar, we would even eat green eggs and ham on this train (although you don’t have to because they have a delicious brunch buffet!).

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Everything on the Brunch Buffet (including omelet station)!


The Mill Kitchen & Bar $$

590 Mimosa Blvd, Roswell, GA 30075 | MENU

We love this place for their locally-sourced menu items, their wide variety of gluten-free dishes, and the atmosphere (take advantage of their outdoor seating if it’s nice out!).  Be sure to plan for a post-brunch hike on the trails close to this Roswell gem.

  • Brunch is served Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: The Mill Omelet (like many other menu items, it’s a great Gluten Free option!)


Egg Harbor Café $$

Multiple locations: Alpharetta, Buckhead, East Cobb, Johns Creek, and Sandy Springs | MENU

With multiple locations around the ATL and a focus on both excellent service and delicious food, this place should be on your weekend “to do” list. Get your caffeine fix by sipping your coffee from their colorful hand-crafted pottery mugs too!

  • Brunch is served every day from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? No
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Fried Green Tomato Benedict


Corner Café/Buckhead Bread Co. $$

3070 Piedmont Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305 | MENU

The primary breakfast source of the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, Corner Café serves baked-on-site pastries, bread, cookies, and special desserts from their European-style bakery.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: “Bananas Foster” Buttermilk Pancakes


The General Muir Emory Point $$

1540 Avenue Place, Ste B-230, Atlanta, GA 30329 | MENU

This modern American restaurant serves food with New York Jewish deli flair. Brunch can be served individually or order a platter for sharing.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Avenue A (an open-faced bagel topped with nova, schmear, avocado, grapefruit, cucumber, onion, and dill)


Haven $$

1441 Dresden Dr NE Ste 160, Brookhaven, GA 30319 | MENU

Haven’s brunch menu offers something for everyone – with starters to choose from like beignets and fresh fruit salad with yogurt to entrees including Eggs Benedict, Shrimp ‘n Grits, and Crab Cakes. Yes, please!

  • Brunch is served Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Beignets, followed by the Jonah Crab Cake


Superica $$

Multiple locations: Buckhead, Battery, Krog Street, Alpharetta | MENU

Let’s brunch, Tex-Mex style, in a fully restored factory that features a colorful dining room (in the Krog Street location). Tamales, chorizo, friends, and a great atmosphere!

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Huevos Rancheros + Mimosa Fresca


Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall $$

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Atlanta, GA 30312 | MENU

Located on the Beltline at mile marker 9.25, make it a “Bike & Brunch” morning!  Campground-themed, this tongue-in-cheek spot has a small but varied list of brunch options. Menu changes frequently (sometimes daily based on ingredients).

  • Brunch is served Friday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Share a Base Camp board, which serves 2+


Poor Calvin’s $$

510 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 | MENU

Southern brunch meets Asian influences at this Downtown Atlanta restaurant. They serve the chemical and additive-free seafood, local produce, and free-range protein when possible and change their menu seasonally.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Seafood Omelet with a Peach Bellini


Ria’s Bluebird $$

421 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312 | MENU

Visit Ria’s Bluebird for a brunch in the Grant Park area within walking distance of Oakland Cemetery.  This artsy/urban restaurant serves up a variety of special dishes from sweet (everyone raves about their pancakes) to savory (hello, Bionic Breakfast!).

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? No
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Bionic Breakfast


Bread & Butterfly $$

290 Elizabeth St, Ste F, Atlanta, GA 30307 | MENU

This European-inspired bistro is the perfect brunch setting, located in the heart of Inman Park. Grab a cappuccino and an almond croissant and enjoy your weekend as you relax on their bright outside patio.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (or come early for pastries ONLY from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Avocado on Toast with a Cappuccino


Carroll Street Café $$

208 Carroll St, Atlanta, GA 30312 | MENU

Located in Cabbage-town, this is a cozy, Bohemian-style restaurant with a wide variety of options including vegetarian/vegan menu items.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Belgian Waffles, topped with fresh fruit


Murphy’s $$

997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 | MENU

This Virginia Highland staple has been an Atlanta favorite for over 35 years. Enjoy an extensive menu (from lighter to the heavier fare) in a cozy setting with great service.

  • Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? No

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Crab Cake Benedict


Local Three Kitchen & Bar $$

3290 Northside Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30327 | MENU

This restaurant collaboration between the owners of Muss & Turner’s and Chef Chris Hall is a great place to share brunch with friends and family. Their delicious menu (including Brunch Buffet items) changes seasonally and puts a priority on local ingredients.

  • Brunch is served Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Everything on the Brunch Buffet!


Ray’s on the River $$$

6700 Powers Ferry Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30339 | MENU

Visit Ray’s on the River for a fancier atmosphere, great cocktails, wide range of food options to please all palates. The extensive list of items served on their Sunday Brunch Buffet may be best saved for a parental treat.

  • Brunch is served Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Everything on the Brunch Buffet!


Canoe $$$

4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339 | MENU

Smack in the middle of Paces Ferry Road lies a garden that happens to contain a restaurant. Not only is the food delicious, but the atmosphere will make you want to stay and relax all afternoon.

  • Brunch is served Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: Fresh Baked Pastries, followed by Fried Green Tomato Benedict


Fellows Cafe $

1088 Green Street, Roswell, Georgia, 30075 | MENU

All homemade, great patio and tons of healthy options make this Roswell restaurant one you have to try.

  • Brunch is served every day from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (until 3:00 pm on Weekends)
  • Cocktails? Yes
  • Reservations? Yes

Atlanta Mom Recommends: The Usual (with a poached egg) or the Sweet Potato Eggs Benedict


OTHER OPTIONS

These options also received great reviews from mommas and may offer exactly what you want or need based on your group.  Each has multiple locations throughout the Atlanta area, which often is helpful, too.

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