Located in the Dunhill hotel, The Asbury is known for serving modern southern cuisine, as a tribute to head chef Chris Coleman’s southern roots. Brunch is served here Saturdays and Sundays from nine in the morning to three in the afternoon. Guests can enjoy their classic cuisine with a new twist, such as the crab cake Benedict, served with hollandaise, arugula, and poached eggs. Look out for their phenomenal bar service, which offers a drink called Pimm’s Royale mimosa-champagne, Pimm’s cup, cognac, and lemon.
Address & telephone number: 235 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC (704) 342-1193
Bourdreaux’s Louisiana Kitchen
Bourdreaux’s is a very low-key restaurant where customers can get an assortment of Cajun and Creole cuisine and delicious seafood. Their brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Make sure to look out for their delicious breakfast burrito, made with scrambled eggs, country sausage, and cheddar cheese in a garlic herb tortilla and covered with a sundried tomato, spinach, and asiago spread.
Address & telephone number: 501 E 36th St, Charlotte, NC (704) 331-9898
Hazelnut’s is a delicious creperie in west Charlotte that serves fresh sweet and savory crêpes. Their breakfast crêpes are served all day, and include options like the Americana scrambled egg, cheddar, turkey, avocado, tomato, red onion, spinach, and chipotle aioli. Look out for their fresh salads and fruit that are available as sides or as full meals.
Address & telephone number: 200 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC (704) 910-0782
The Dandelion Market essentially has it all. They offer delicious lunch and brunch foods, and dinner in a cozy pub setting. At Dandelion’s they have a brunch menu that has classics such as Monte Cristos, huevos rancheros, and Benedicts. Additionally, they have their own twists on items like the prosciutto benny-french baguette crostini topped with tomato, prosciutto, poached egg, and house made lemon hollandaise. Look out for their Dando French toast sticks, homemade sticks tossed in cinnamon sugar and served with maple syrup.
Address & telephone number: 118 W 5th St, Charlotte, NC (704) 333-7989
This beloved restaurant has been located in Charlotte for over 25 years. 300 East is a family-owned restaurant serving eclectic food in an unique environment. Though brunch is only served Sundays, this fun spot serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. Look out for their breakfast pizza, served with chorizo, red sauce, cheddar jack cheese, scallions, queso fresco, and fried eggs.
Address & telephone number: 300 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 704-332-6507
Local Loaf is a delicious food vendor located at the 7th street public market. They pride themselves on serving only fresh food, and offer signature sandwiches, soups, and salads. Local loaf serves all of the best breakfast foods, including delicious french toast, omelets, and biscuits and gravy. Look out for their chicken & the egg – hand breaded chicken tenders, aged white cheddar, poached egg, microgreens, chipotle cheer wine honey, glazed sauce, and a southern buttermilk biscuit.
Address & telephone number: 224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC (980) 292-3352
Bistro a la bon
Bistro a la bon is a staple of Charlotte because they have ‘culinary influences from all over the world’ while serving local products. They have a large selection of dishes that are gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. Menus are seasonal, so be sure to stop in and check out their selections for every time of year. For brunch, look out for their salmon Benedict – a poached egg, house cured salmon, English muffin, béarnaise sauce, and a potato cake.
Address & telephone number: 1322 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC (704) 333-4646
Mimosa Grill puts a southern twist on cuisines from around the globe. Their Saturday brunch menu has a bread basket, which includes fresh warm pastries, homemade biscuits, and seasonal muffins. Their gorgeous interior decorating was done by architect Bill Johnson, and it gives an upscale ambiance to complement their delicious food.
Address & telephone number: 327 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC (704) 343-0700
Valhalla Pub and Eatery
Valhalla Pub and Eatery serves breakfast all day. They have delicious “most day” (excluding between 12 pm and 2 pm on weekdays) breakfast menu options such as Midgard’s melt, a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich on country style white bread and served with country fried potatoes. Look out for their handmade cocktails, prepared with freshly squeezed juice and homemade fruit purees.
Address & telephone number: 317 S Church St, Charlotte, NC (704) 332-3273