So it’s the weekend, you’re up in Fort Lauderdale and wondering what to do…. There’s just one answer to that and it’s: time for brunch! Brunch is always the solution to your weekend indecision and luckily for us, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to grabbing a some French toast, poached eggs and bottomless mimosas in the city. We’ve gone ahead and compiled some of the best brunch options in Fort Lauderdale to visit, if you haven’t already. Check them out:
1. Mermaids & Mimosas at the Wreck Bar
If you’re looking for a unique Sunday brunch experience, head to one of the Wreck Bar’s mermaid shows! Set in a sunken Spanish galleon-inspired bar with porthole windows, you’ll have a perfect underwater view of “mermaids” with their hair floating and tails fluttering while you enjoy tasty sips and a delicious meal. Located inside the B Ocean Resort right on the beach, you can opt for oysters, an avocado tuna pizza and bottomless mimosas while the AquatiCrew performs skilled routines in colorful, fishtailed ensembles.
Find it at 1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.
2. Rooftop @1WLO
Downtown Fort Lauderdale’s first-ever rooftop bar really knows how to set the scene for the perfect weekend brunch. A lush oasis set along the picturesque skyline, Rooftop gets you crafty cocktails and bottomless champagne while DJs ensure there’s never a dull moment with music. Their brunch menu consists of reinvented classics like steak and potatoes with eggs, a breakfast tostada, margherita flatbread and stuffed PB&J cookies, to name a few.
Find it at 1 W Las Olas Blvd #700, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
Serving unique American artisanal cuisine with Asian, South and Central American undertones, Canyon’s brunch menu features a full cocktail list and beloved dishes with a nod to the restaurant’s star ingredient: the prickly pear. Their famous margarita — a rite of passage for locals — is made with an infusion of reposado tequila with prickly pears. There’s also a parfait made with prickly pear greek yogurt and topped with homemade spiced granola and seasonal fruit. These pair perfectly with cornbread chicken & waffles, short rib tostada and harvest hash.
Find it at 620 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
4. Burlock Coast
If you like your brunch served with a side of ocean views, try this restaurant-café-market-bar at The Ritz-Carlton set just steps from the beach. On weekends, Burlock Coast invites everyone to indulge on its farm-fresh eats, delicious seafood and vast drink selections (with bottomless options like mimosas, rum punch and bloody mary’s) from its à la carte menu. Diners can relax and take in the views at the restaurant’s rustically appointed, sophisticated dining and lounge area.
Find it at 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.
5. Timpano Las Olas
For a modern Italian twist to your brunch, check out Timpano Las Olas. With ample seating to choose between their sophisticated dining room or dreamy outdoor patio, Timpano serves brunch every weekend with dishes such as their famous uni alfredo prepared tableside, molten tiramisu French toast, shrimp and grits and grain bowls.
Find it at 450 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
Situated along the iconic New River, Rivertail embodies the essence of chic yet casual waterfront dining. Its reel-y delicious brunch menu expands on the restaurant’s seafood-driven flavors, including a variety of new items such as passion fruit ceviche, seafood nachos, spicy tuna toast and more. And if you’re looking to make your brunch a bottomless one, Rivertail offers prosecco that doesn’t stop flowing!
Find it at 4 W Las Olas Blvd Ste. 120, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
7. YOT Bar & Kitchen
Another great option if you’re looking to go bottomless. Situated in one of the most breathtaking waterfront locations imaginable within the Lauderdale Marine Center, YOT’s nautical vibe and seafood-forward menu offers the perfect backdrop for any Saturday or Sunday brunch. This spot features simple, yet sophisticated American cuisine and your choice of bottomless mimosas, bloody mary’s, aperol spritzs and rosés.
Find it at 2015 SW 20th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315.
8. Foxy Brown
This warm and welcoming spot serves up delicious eats and mimosas, sangrias and coffees galore during its famed weekend brunch! Choose from playful donut holes and a Nutella-and-ricotta-filled banana bread grilled cheese or chicken & waffle sliders and a crab cake benedict.
Find it at 476 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
9. Casa Sensei
The Pan-Asian Latin fusion favorite serves up a tasty Sunday brunch along the Himmarshee Canal. In addition to bottomless mimosa and bloody mary’s, guests can enjoy signature dishes like togarashi fried chicken and waffles served with sriracha maple syrup and a side of fresh fruit and the Casa wagyu burger, 8 oz. of wagyu ground beef topped with peppercorn bacon, guacamole and gouda cheese, served with a side of slaw and truffle fries.
Find it at 1200 E Las Olas Blvd STE 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
For an oceanfront brunch, this stunning restaurant at the Pelican Grand does food and bottomless drinks to a tee with delicious options to choose from like decadent Belgian waffles and mahi tacos. They offer the only Sunday champagne oceanfront brunch in the city and even have been awarded the New Times’ “Best Brunch in Broward County” title multiple times!
Find it at 2000 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305.
11. Sushi By Bou
Craving sushi for brunch instead? The intimate omakase restaurant has historically been closed on Sundays, but it’s officially making its splash into the Sunday brunch pool for an experience you aren’t going to want to miss. At its Fort Lauderdale location tucked inside the trendy Salt7, Sushi By Bou’s brunch extends the typical dines of its timed concept from 30- and 60-minutes to a 75-minute meal available from afternoon to night. Celebrity Chef Moon will host the $60 per person omakase with $25 bottomless sangrias, mimosas and sake available to pair.
Find it at 500 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
12. Con Murphy’s Ocean Bar & Grill
Con Murphy’s is always a good time for brunch any weekend, thanks to their delicious Irish-American concoctions and wide offerings of drinks, from frozen mango daiquiris to Guinness. The beachside Irish pub also offers killer views as it’s located across from the beach!
Find it at 17 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.
13. The Katherine
Best known for its vibrant, global-inspired dishes, The Katherine launched its Sunday brunch this year, bringing with it culinary selections like Thai red curry shrimp and grits with melting vegetables and herbs; truffle beet toast with soft cheese, toasted pistachio, and truffle honey; and carbonara mac with crumbled bacon, mozzarella, and egg yolk. No brunch is complete without drinks, so enjoy cocktails like mimosas and a jalapeño bloody Mary or your choice of a local beer or natural wine.
Find it at 723 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
14. Holly Blue
This adorable church-turned-restaurant (yes, you read that right) is a lively spot to spend your weekend, with a build-your-own cocktail bar and free flowing Moët & Chandon on Sundays for $60. Whether you’re stopping in for drinks with friends or spending the day with brunch, their menu includes a pastry tower, fried chicken and waffles, French toast bread pudding, several benedicts and more.
Find it at 441 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
15. The Terrace Grill
You can’t go wrong with The Terrace Grill on the ground floor of The Dalmar, where you can indulge in bottomless brunch every Sunday, starting at 11 a.m. They have elevated benedicts, create-your-own omelets, outdoor seating and endless bellinis for $19 — all you need for an excellent Sunday Funday.
Find it at 299 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.