The Best Brunches In Downtown Dallas, Texas

Shyla Watson

For those indecisive folk out there, brunch is the best creation, perfectly combining breakfast beginners with lunch entrees. Now, in today’s culture, you don’t just eat brunch, you do brunch – it’s become a social activity, just like watching a movie. Meet up with friends to chow down some delicious grub, sip on a light cocktail, and enjoy a great atmosphere. Read our list to discover the 10 best restaurants to get brunch in Downtown Dallas.

Cane Rosso

Throughout the week, Cane Rosso is the best place in town to get authentic Neapolitan pizza. It’s made fresh each day and is mighty delicious, and now, you can have it for breakfast. The restaurant has numerous pies all with various fresh ingredients and cured and specialty meats, so you don’t have to worry about having a heavy cheese and pepperoni pizza in the morning. Weekend brunch starts at 11am and features $1 mimosas, pizzas such as the flavor-heavy OMB or the refreshing vegetable, and many appetizers. The best thing about going to Cane Rosso for brunch is that the portions are huge. It’s a great place to come with family or friends to share a pie, salad, sandwich, pasta dish, or dessert, family-style.

Dream Café

You don’t have to be at a diner to enjoy a classic American breakfast fare. Eat up all of your favorites at Dream Café, a trendy local restaurant. The brunch menu is comprised of breakfast items such as pastries, oatmeal, granola and yogurt, omelets, pancakes, French toast, waffles, egg scramblers, and various combo platters. The lunch portion of their brunch features Southwestern favorites like tacos or huevos rancheros, burgers and sandwiches, salads, and enchiladas. Whether you want a hearty meal or something on the lighter side, anything you order at Dream Café will be heavenly. Be on the look out for special events, such as live music or the open playground area at the second location.

Bread Winners

The best part about bakeries is that they provide pastries, which you can eat in the morning for breakfast, or at night for dessert. For the lucky people of Dallas, Bread Winners is a bakery that also acts as a full-fledged restaurant. Get muffins and danishes fresh from the bakery or chomp on some pancakes, waffles, breakfast tacos, and breakfast sandwiches from the kitchen. There are also burgers, tortilla rollups, and fresh salads available on the menu. Look out for their drinks, including coffee, mimosas, and ‘hangover elixirs.’ There is also a weekly specialties menu, so on various days, flatbreads, wine, and more are half-off.

Ellen’s Southern Kitchen

If you’re craving comfort food, Ellen’s is the place to get it. Ellen’s Southern Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, and everything in between. However, their brunch is where they really shine, and they even offer all day breakfast to satisfy those late night cravings. Fill up on pancakes and waffles, grits Benedict, egg and cheese tacos, farm fresh omelets, and more, and you will leave with a full belly and a smile on your face. If you’re looking for warm, hearty home cooking, go to Ellen’s.

CBD Provisions

Adjacent to boutique hotel The Joule, CBD Provisions is slightly upscale downtown restaurant. The décor is trendy rustic, with wooden tables, bright lighting, and modern, artistic accents. Dine on the Sourdough French toast made with nutella and bananas, vegetable quiche, sweet corn pancakes, grits, and more, or enjoy a kale salad, house made pastry, or pimento cheese dip for a smaller bite. The restaurant is a great choice for those staying in the hotel or exploring the downtown area. Be on the lookout for their drink specials.

Cindi’s NY Delicatessen Restaurant & Bakery

Dallas is already a big city, but sometimes you just want bigger. How about a little bit of New York? That’s what you’ll get at Cindi’s. Bite into a hot NY bagel, waffles, blueberry pancakes, omelets, smoked salmon, and more. Many of the menu items happen to be kosher, and the restaurant also offers special menus for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur holidays. Breakfast is served all day at each of their five locations, yet lunch and dinner is also served. Try a Philadelphia cheese steak, Matzo ball soup, New York Rueben, corned beef and stew, spaghetti, and more hearty dishes.

Yolk One Arts Plaza

Although it’s named Yolk, this popular brunch locale serves much more than eggs. In the heart of Dallas’ Arts district, customers can enjoy a lovely view of the plaza fountains as they dine on their delicious menu that is guaranteed to hit the spot. The interior is bright, with grand open windows and colorful yellow-orange walls. If this doesn’t brighten up your morning, the food certainly will. Enjoy potato pancakes, huevos rancheros, chicken and waffles, crepes, and their famous strawberry orange juice. There is some outdoor seating available on a nice day out, or you can grab something quick from their to go area if you’re in a rush.

Corner Bakery Café

Though this restaurant has numerous locations all over the nation, this café really is like the quaint corner bakery in your neighborhood. Corner Bakery Café offers sit down breakfast meals, such as egg scramblers, pancakes, oatmeal, and yogurt and granola. You can also grab a tasty pastry, bagel, or hot coffee if you’re on the go. They are known in particular for their Paninis, sandwiches, and salads – but since it’s brunch, you can blend the two. Try breakfast sandwiches like the smoked bacon and cheddar Panini, chicken apple sausage power flat bread, and apple wood bacon pita.

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