The farm-to-table philosophy has been so widely adopted in Boston’s brunch restaurants that digging up a breakfast that is both wholesome and delicious is a mission easily accomplished. Mostly devoted to classic American fare, Boston’s top choices for a delectable brunch boast creative interiors, ranging from luxurious to homey. Between familiar classics and exciting new additions, this is our guide to the best brunch spots in Massachusetts.
Another restaurant to have jumped on the farm-to-table bandwagon, Farmstead Table is a delightful establishment designed to feel like a classic American country kitchen. All-white walls and quaint, acid green chairs make for an endearing setting. Chefs Chad and Sharon Burns create innovative cuisine blended with French-inspired cooking techniques. Options from the brunch menu include the fried Ipswich clams, the corn, chanterelle and cipollini quiche and the exquisite heirloom tomato salad with burratini and pesto.
The modern twist on the classic American brunch executed by the Oak Long Bar Kitchen‘s chefs is by all means delectable and well worth trying but, in all honesty, this restaurant’s best selling point is its outstanding interiors. The long bar topped with shiny copper dominates the scene, and invites the discerning imbiber to take a seat on its seductive dark leather chairs. Located in Boston’s upmarket Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, join Oak Long Bar Kitchen to brighten up your Sunday morning with a splash of luxury.
Boston’s restaurant The Beehive turns Sunday brunches into a fun, social occasion, as a live jazz band plays mood-setting music to complement the dining experience. The menu takes influences from global cuisines, and features exquisite dishes like the salmon tartare, the Malaysian-style chicken wings and the veg omelet with ratatouille. Lavishly decorated and flaunting eccentric art on the brick walls, The Beehive boasts a unique bohemian and decadent ambiance that have made this a popular restaurant among locals; remember to book in advance to ensure you get a table.