7 Best Brunch Restaurants in Seattle, Washington
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
Heading out for a brunch date in Seattle? Here are the best spots across this bustling Pacific Northwestern city to ensure you fully indulge in the best meal of the day.
Porkchop and Co.
According to the website, Porkchop & Co. is a casual brunch restaurant located in the heart of Ballard, where they make casual and creative food from scratch using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. All of your favorites are smoked, cured, pickled and preserved in house, using a full, rich and varied American arsenal. Their brunch menu features some of brunch’s best offerings like pork belly hash, French toast, and buttermilk biscuits with gravy.
Geraldine’s Counter Restaurant
Located in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, Geraldine’s Counter Restaurant provides the best in Americana comfort food from chicken fried steak and eggs to their bacon, egg, and arugula sandwich. They also offer a robust cocktail menu to add the perfect dose of champagne or tequila to your brunch.
Ma’ono Fried Chicken and Whisky
If you are looking for a hearty meal, this is your spot. Ma’ono Fried Chicken and Whisky’s Saturday and Sunday brunch menu offers some staples like French toast as well as some not-so-traditional options like a hearty bowl of curry, bacon fried rice, and eggs.
Sawyer is a casual yet chic new American restaurant and bar located in the heart of Ballard’s burgeoning restaurant scene. Designed for family-style sharing, their menu is made up of large and small plates with the level of creativity and quality you would expect from a fine dining establishment, but with “the approachability and comfort of a neighborhood staple.” Grab a table for some cinnamon roll monkey bread, avocado salmon toast, or a delicious egg sandwich with poblano hollandaise, tomato, crispy onions, arugula, egg omelet, swiss cheese, and a potato bun.
Change it up with a Dim Sum brunch at Monsoon, where they blend traditional Vietnamese cuisine with Pacific Northwest innovation. The menu includes a variety of Vietnamese options including drunken chicken, banh xeo, and mushroom pho nam made with hon shimeji and shiitake mushroom, onion, ngo gai.
Tilikum Place Café
Check out Tilikum Place Café for an inspired European brunch. They take great pride in using the freshest and highest quality products with a menu entirely made in house. With a small dining room of only 14 tables, be sure to book a reservation early. They often fill up quickly for their popular weekend brunches.
Portage Bay Cafe
Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood is home to the original Portage Bay location. Bordering Seattle’s University District, Portage Bay Roosevelt offers local, organic, sustainable brunches with ingredients sourced from Pacific Northwest farmers & distributors. Enjoy your benedicts and pancakes on the sunny outdoor patio in the Spring and Summer months.