bottomless brunch in DC

Bottomless Brunch in DC & Beyond: Sara’s Top 15

October 31, 2021 | 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 picks!

Bottomless Brunch In The District

1) Bar Charley

1825 18th Street NW202-627-2183
Washington, DC 20009Visit Website

Bar Charley’s weekend bottomless brunch for $31.95.95 may just be the best deal in town. Its bottomless brunch includes an entree plus Mimosas or Narragansetts (A Rhode Island lager). Brunch entrees include a variety of classic breakfast items and of course, the Charley Burger with Waygu beef. Get there early to be able to 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

1606 20th Street NW202-525-2010
Washington, DC 20009Visit Website
Navy Yard
1221 Van St. SE202-810-7010
Washington, DC 20003Visit Website

At this hacienda-style Mexican restaurant, $26.99 gets you 90 minutes of bottomless margaritas, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Bud Lights 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 $26.99.

3) Ambar

Capitol Hill
523 8th Street SE202-813-3039
Washington, DC 20003Visit Website
2901 Wilson Blvd703-875-9663
Arlington, VA 22201Visit Website

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.

4) Duke’s Grocery

🥂 Bottomless Mimosas

1513 17th Street NW202-733-5623
Washington, DC 20036Visit Website

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 $24 for 90 minutes from 10 am-3 pm, all weekend.

5) Cava Mezze

527 8th Street SE202-543-9090
Washington, DC 20003Visit Website
Arlington, VA
2940 Clarendon Blvd703-276-9090
Arlington, VA 22201Visit Website

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.

6) DC Harvest

🥂 Bottomless Mimosas

517 H Street NE202-629-3296
Washington, DC 20002Visit Website

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 $25 (try the Watermelon Mimosa) or Bloody Marys for $28.

7) Barrel

613 Pennsylvania Avenue SE202-543-3623
Washington, DC 20003Visit Website

$26 will get you unlimited Seasonal Mimosas on Saturday and Sundays between 10:30 am and 4:00 pm. Barrel serves delicious classic brunch dishes like shrimp n’ grits and croque madames.

8) Boundary Stone Public House

116 Rhode Island Avenue NW202-621-6635
Washington, DC 20001Visit Website

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 11 am-2 pm on a Saturday or Sunday to enjoy this deal. Brunch entrees include Huevos Rancheros and Short Rib Hash.

9) Red Rocks – Columbia Heights

🥂 Bottomless Mimosas

1036 Park Road, NW202-506-1402
Washington, DC 20010Visit Website

Red Rocks’ brunch offerings include $18 bottomless Mimosas as well as $34 for bottomless drinks plus an entree or pizza. Try the brandy-spiked French Toast or signature Red Rocks Hash.

Bottomless Brunch In Arlington

10) Palette 22

4053 Campbell Avenue703-746-9007
Arlington, VA 22206Visit Website

Palette 22’s brunch is just $26.92, 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.

11) TTT

2900 Wilson Blvd703-888-1528
Arlington, VA 22201View Website

TTT’s brunch is $34.99. and includes unlimited plates and brunch drink specials. TTT has a variety of breakfast-brunch small plates to enjoy including ham and cheese benedict, shrimp omelette, and a smoked salmon benedict. There are also breakfast tacos to enjoy as well as small sandwiches and sliders. Be sure to save room for some delicious crepes for dessert!

Bottomless Brunch In Alexandria

12) Daniel O’Connell’s

112 King Street703-739-1124
Alexandria, VA 22314Visit Website

alexandria outdoor dining

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.  Add a Mimosa for $6. O’Connell’s brunch hours on Saturdays are 10am-3pm.

13) Chadwicks

203 Strand Street703-836-4442
Alexandria, VA 22314Visit Website

Enjoy Chadwicks’ Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am-4 pm for $5. Be sure to try the Eggs Idaho – a spin on the classic potato skin or the Brunch Tacos.

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

101 N. Union Street703-935-8890
Alexandria, VA 22314Visit Website

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.

15) Bastille

606 N. Fayette Street703-519-3776
Alexandria, VA 22314Visit Website

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.

Did I miss your favorite spot for bottomless brunch in the DC area? Please drop me a line to let me know about it! I would love to check it out soon.

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