bottomless brunch in DC

Bottomless Brunch in DC & Beyond: Sara’s Top 20

October 31, 2019 | Inside Washington {Metro} | By: Sara

Do you love brunch like I do? In my years of living in Arlington and the District, I’ve discovered the best DC area places for those infamous weekend bottomless brunches. Read on for my top 20!




1) Bar Charley

1825 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Bar Charley’s weekend bottomless brunch for$24.95 may just be the best deal in town. Its bottomless brunch includes an entree plus Mimosas, Bloody Marys, or Narragansetts (A Rhode Island lager). Brunch entrees include a variety of classic breakfast items and of course, the “hangover burger.” Get there early to be able snag one of the famous cinnamon rolls. Fun fact: Bar Charley touts itself as having “the best martinis on 18th Street.”


2) Mission Dupont & Navy Yard


Dupont – 1606 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Navy Yard – 1221 Van St. SE Washington, DC 20003

At this hacienda-style Mexican restaurant, $37.99 gets you two hours of bottomless margaritas, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Tecates, Margaritas and one El Jimador shot. Not to mention unlimited guacamole, chips and salsa with your choice of a brunch entrée, which include Mexican specialties like migas, chilaquiles, breakfast tacos, burritos and much more. Enjoy Mission’s lovely outdoor patio in nice weather.

Check out Mission’s newest location in Navy Yard right across the street from Nationals Park! It offers the same bottomless options for $34.99.


3) Boqueria

Dupont – 1837 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

Penn Quarter – 777 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Boqueria, offering “market-driven authentic Spanish cuisine,” offers a delightful bottomless brunch. You can enjoy an unlimited menu of 12 brunch tapas, drinks (try the Leche de Pantera Vodka, made with coffee, condensed milk, ‘Panther Powder’) and sweets. Bottomless brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am – 2:00pm (2.5 hour limit).


4) Ambar

523 8th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 and 2901 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201

One of my personal favorites, Ambar offers unlimited Balkan small plates and bottomless brunch in a fun, lively atmosphere. The DC location features outdoor seating on their rooftop. The bottomless brunch is $39 at the DC location and $34 + 25¢ brunch drinks in Arlington.


5) Duke’s Grocery

1513 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

Visit this rustic, East London-inspired eatery in a converted row home on 17th Street. Duke’s brunch offers classic British dishes, such as the “Proper English Brekkie,” which includes “a runny egg, bacon rashers and bangers.” Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys are just $16 from 10am-3pm, all weekend.


6) Cava Mezze

527 8th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 and 2940 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Cava Mezze offers an unlimited Mediterranean all-you-can-eat brunch for $35 plus and 25¢ Mimosas. Enjoy Mediterranean specialties like Spicy Lamb Benedict, Gyro Hash Brown, or Chickpea hash.


7) DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

At DGS, enjoy two brunch courses for just $27. Choose between an appetizer and entree OR an entree and dessert, plus a choice of bottomless Mimosas, Screwdrivers, or Bloody Marys.


8) DC Harvest

517 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Whether you like your brunch sweet (toasted coconut and walnut baked French Toast) or savory (chipotle lamb sausage scramble), DC Harvest has you covered. Add on bottomless Mimosas for $20 (try the Watermelon Mimosa) or Bloody Marys for $25.


9) Barrel

613 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003

$21.99 will get you unlimited Seasonal Mimosas on Saturday and Sundays between 10:30am and 4:00pm. Or if you’re in a group, order the barrel of Old Fashioneds for just $60. Barrel serves delicious classic brunch dishes like shrimp n’ grits and croque madames.


10) Boundary Stone Public House

116 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Love Bloody Marys and Mimosas? Then Boundary Stone Public House is the spot for you. Enjoy two hours of bottomless drinks for just $16 – it does not get any better than that! Stroll in from 11am-2pm on a Saturday or Sunday to enjoy this deal. Brunch entrees include Huevos Rancheros and Short Rib Hash.


11) Red Rocks

H Street – 1348 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Columbia Heights – 1036 Park Road, NW, Washington, DC 20010

Old Town – 904 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Red Rocks’ brunch offerings include $25 bottomless drinks at their H Street location and $25 bottomless Mimosas at their Columbia Heights location and $5 mimosas at the Old Town location with 99 cent refills. Try the brandy-spiked French Toast or signature Red Rocks Hash.




12) Bracket Room

1210 N. Garfield Street, Arlington, VA 22201

Sports fan? No shortage of TV’s here! Bracket Room’s unlimited weekend brunch is just $35. While technically not a bottomless brunch, drinks are only $2. Fun fact, Bracket Room is home to “The World’s Best Tater Tots” and “VA’s Best Breakfast Pizza.”


13) Palette 22

4053 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206

Palette 22’s brunch is just $26.22, with brunch cocktails or “build your own” Bloody Marys for just $4.22 each. Enjoy tacos, sliders, pizza and brunch classics with a twist (like Tony’s French Toast Sticks, coated in Frosted Flakes or Arepas Crab Benedict) in this hip, warehouse-like space in Shirlington.


14) Twisted Vines Bottleshop & Bistro

2803 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA, 22204

Twisted Vines Bottleshop & Bistro offer bottomless Mimosas from 10am to 3pm every Saturday and Sunday. They have a full brunch menu with options for anyone in your group. The drink menu also features an Aperol Spritzer, Bellini, and a Champagne Hemmingway (made with Pernod and blanc de blanc champagne), sure to complete your meal.




15) Daniel O’Connell’s

alexandria outdoor dining

112 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Visit this authentic Irish pub in the heart of Old Town on weekends for both American and Irish brunch classics like Scotch Eggs, Smoked Salmon Croissant, or Chicken & Waffles. Mimosas, Bellinis, and Bloody Marys are all just $5. O’Connell’s brunch hours on Saturdays are 11am-3pm. Sundays brunch is served from 10am-3pm with jazz music 1:30pm – 3:30pm.


16) Chadwicks

203 Strand Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Enjoy Chadwicks’ half-priced Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, and Mimosas on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm. Be sure to try the Eggs Idaho – a spin on the classic potato skin or the Brunch Tacos.


17) Vola’s Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge

101 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Okay, so not so “bottomless” … But it is still a great deal. Looking for a waterfront brunch option? Vola’s is the place to be. With Vola’s weekend libations menu, drink all refills are only $4! Vola’s serves an all-day menu as well as a brunch menu with specialties like monkey bread, shrimp n’ grits, as well as Vola’s three-egg breakfast combo.


18) Bastille

606 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Visit Bastille in the Northwest Quadrant for brunch when you’re extra hungry! Its three course prix fixe brunch ($29) includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Make it a “Bastille Mimosa Brunch” — for an additional $22, add a carafe of orange juice and a bottle of Sparkling for the table. Brunch options include classic French fare such as Salade “Niçoise”, or the “Sandwich Méditerranéen,” with chicken and pommes frites. Be sure to save room for a dessert such as Snickerdoodle Doughnuts.




19) Stella Barra

11825 Grand Park Avenue, North Bethesda, MD 20850

At this Bethesda pizzeria, $20.95 gets you an all-you-can-eat buffet of brunch staples with a gourmet spin (think cinnamon roll bread pudding). Bellinis, Bloody Marys or Mimosas are just $5. Kids eat free at Stella Barra’s endless pancake bar (ages 10 and under).


20) Passion Fish

7187 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 and 11960 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190

Passion Fish has a true passion for serving the best local seafood. Its weekend brunch special allows you to pick any two courses for just $19 with Bottomless Bloody Marys or Mimosas for an additional $11. Passion Fish’s seafood brunch options include a Peruvian-style ceviche starter, a smoked Great Lakes whitefish hash and Eggs “Bar Harbor,” poached eggs with Maine lobster and a lemon chervil hollandaise.


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