Best Brunch Spots In St. Louis
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
Start the weekend right with a savory brunch from one of St. Louis’ best restaurants. Delicious flavors mix with welcoming environments to create the perfect brunch chill spot. Here are a few to check out.
Rooster is a unique European-style urban cafe specializing in sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, and delicious brunch fare. They offer a great selection of local coffee, craft beer, and cocktails such as mimosas and their award-winning Bloody Marys made with a house blend of 17 secret ingredients. Rooster’s chefs have a strong commitment to farm-to-table, from bread baked in-house, crepes made from scratch using their own batter, and eggs cooked fresh to order.
The Mud House
“Locally sourced and made with love”, The Mud House offers a variety of brunch options from biscuits and gravy to spicy tofu scramble made with peppers, potatoes, mushrooms, cilantro, and a baguette. The menu also has a variety of vegan and gluten-free options.
Chef David Kirkland designed his menus with a local farm to table philosophy that people still love and respect. Turn is open for breakfast or brunch in the Grand Center neighborhood of St. Louis. Kirkland uses locally sourced ingredients to create his spin on American traditional food. The menu serves up avocado focaccia toast, creole grits, multi-grain pancakes, and the Turn Breakfast made with eggs, biscuit, mixed greens, and your choice of breakfast meat.
YOLKLORE is a chef-inspired fast, casual breakfast and brunch restaurant. Their goal is to introduce fun and innovative cuisine using local and healthy ingredients. Top off your decadent brunch of French toast, oatmeal, and garden greens with one of their signature, custom made cakes.
Three Monkeys’ goal is to deliver friendly hospitality, a delicious food and beverage program, and a presence and growing involvement in the neighborhood and community. Head here for a hearty Sunday brunch buffet that offers something for everyone. The Sunday Brunch includes all of your breakfast favorites from benedicts to waffles as well as pizzas, fried appetizers, and a create your own pasta and omelets station.
Enjoy an Italian-inspired brunch at Sardella. The restaurant offers some unexpected choices on their brunch menu from eggs benedict ravioli made with mortadella, bread ricotta, egg yolk, brown butter hollandaise, and potatoes to the Sardella burger made with dashi onions and mushrooms, fontina, parmesan aioli, and kettle chips.