Brown Dog Cafe

Brown Dog Cafe Patio (Photo: Kareem Elgazzar)
Brown Dog Cafe Patio (Photo: Kareem Elgazzar)

Located in Blue Ash's Summit Park, Brown Dog Cafe is a relaxed fine-dining destination with an eclectic American menu. They strive to make everything with local ingredients when available, utilizing eggs from Morning Sun Farm and bread from Blue Oven Bakery. You can order your eggs on a sandwich, gyro, burger, and as an omelet, or try one on top of their gluten-free breakfast poutine. Brown Dog also serves french toast and pancakes, as well as salad bowls using fresh local ingredients. Brunch at Brown Dog on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Che

Che
Che

Famous for their empanadas, Che also dishes up some great brunch. You can order empanadas of course, but don't be afraid to try other offerings, like french toast or steak & eggs. If you had a bit too much fun the night before, dive into the "Goodbye Hangover" – two beef empanadas over breakfast potatoes, chorizo goetta gravy, melted mozzarella, and house relish. It's sure to put you back on your feet! Che also offers a variety of coffee beverages, as well as brunch favorites like Bloody Marys and mimosas. Get your brunch on from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Coppin's Restaurant and Bar

Coppin's
Coppin's

Located inside Hotel Covington, Coppin's is all about locally sourced New American fare in a rustic-chic setting. Go for a classic like french toast or biscuits & gravy, or try the chili made with Black Hawk Farms beef, adobo, and "gold fish" crackers. Coppin's even puts its own spin on breakfast from McDonald's with the "McCoppin's" – chorizo, egg, pimentadew, and breakfast potatoes. Small plates include sweet corn fritters, bread pudding, and a breakfast "corn dog." Drop into Hotel Covington and enjoy brunch at Coppin's on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am until 2:00 pm.

Incline Public House

Incline Public House
Incline Public House

Famous for the amazing patio view of downtown Cincinnati, Incline Public House serves up a hearty brunch. Choose from a variety of dishes featuring biscuits, waffles, and eggs benedict, or try the three cheese & bacon quiche. The Incline also has a customizable cocktail menu. Sip on a strawberry, peach, or blueberry mimosa, or try a spiked lemonade flavor. The cocktail menu also features Bloody Marys and sangria. Enjoy brunch and the view at the Incline on Sundays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

Maplewood Kitchen
Maplewood Kitchen
Maplewood is a spacious cafe focusing on Californian cuisine right in Cincinnati's urban core. Start with a brunch staple: avocado toast. Theirs is loaded with pistachios, honey drizzle, and sea salt. The main courses offer a twist on brunch favorites. Pancake options include lemon ricotta and blueberry granola, and omelets are served with a side salad. Maplewood even offers a breakfast sandwich that comes with goetta on it! Don't forget to quench your thirst with a cold-pressed juice. Order one solo or as a mimosa, or sip on a Bloody Mary or the cucumber sangria. Maplewood opens at 8:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday and they dish up brunch until 3:00 pm.

Maribelle's Eat + Drink

Stop by this casual bistro and enjoy a brunch made with area-sourced beef, chicken, eggs, and bread. Enjoy cornmeal pancakes or a goetta sunny side egg with bechamel, a challah roll, arugula, and lemon. Maribelle's also serves a grilled PB&J on whole grain bread with salted cashew butter, berry jam, banana, and honey. Order a side of cheddar grits or nitrate free bacon and sip a Bloody Mary (they make their own mix in-house). Stop in on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Nada

Nada
Nada

This trendy cantina brings a Mexican twist to brunch. Dig into a classic like Huevos Rancheros or try the Mexican Poutine, a helping of crispy red potatoes covered in barbacoa, a fried egg, charred tomato salsa, scallions, and cheese sauce. Tacos and salads are also available during brunch, as well as chips with salsa or guacamole for the whole table. Nada also offers a variety of cocktails including the Bloody Maria. Nada's brunch lasts from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Otto's

Otto's
Otto's
Located in Covington, this intimate, refined American bistro serves Southern inspired fare in the heart of MainStrasse Village. Order a BLFGT (a BLT with a fried green tomato) or the crab hash, which is a lump crab and potato hash with a poached egg on top and a spciy sour cream sauce. For a more traditional brunch approach, dig into classic biscuits & gravy or try the lox & bagel. Otto's serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Red Feather Kitchen and Wine Bar

Red Feather serves up inventive, seasonal American cooking in a playful, chic atmosphere. It's a farm to table restaurant that utilizes slow, carfeul preparations. Choose from four different omelets or tackle the breakfast poutine, a hearty helping of breakfast potatoes covered in short rib gravy, cheddar cheese, an egg, and scallions. You can brunch at Red Feather from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm on Sundays.

Revolution Rotisserie

The dishes served here are centered on rotisserie chicken, but you'll enjoy more than just chicken when you stop in for brunch. Start with Revolution's breakfast poutine; it's got ham, mozzarella, and hollandaise all piled on top of tater tots. Traditional brunch choices include egg dishes, shrimp & grits, biscuits & gravy, and french toast. If you're looking for a dish made with their famous chicken, try the rotisserie chicken & waffles, rotisserie chicken wings (yes, for brunch!), or the Jackie Robinson, a pita filled with rotisserie chicken, bacon, pepperjack cheese, tater tot hash, and spicy syrup! You can wash everything down with bottomless mimosas or another creative cocktail. Revolution Rotisserie's brunch is on Sundays from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.

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