When it’s too late for breakfast but too soon for lunch (or you just really need a good mimosa), brunch is one of the more unique meals to enjoy. It’s often treated as a special event and what could be more special than going out to eat? Thankfully, Minneapolis has plenty of choices when it comes to venturing out for brunch, whether it’s a get-together with a group or just a solo treat to start the day. Here are 15 places around Minneapolis to get deals and cheap brunch.
NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar
515 N Washington Ave #100, Minneapolis, MN 55401
An American comfort food staple of downtown, NOLO’s Kitchen is well-suited for brunch. In addition to a delicious breakfast menu, they have the quintessential brunch staple of bottomless bloody marys and mimosas. Open seven days a week.
Eat Street Social
8 W 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
If you’re searching for places to get cheap breakfast near you in Minneapolis, we recommend visiting Eat Street Social. Their seasonal patio is well-suited for those sunny weekend mornings to enjoy a social mimosa and bloody mary. Open for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays for reservations.
Hen House Eatery
114 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
For those seeking a bit of variety in their brunch, Hen House Eatery has just the right cafe atmosphere to be well-equipped for all sorts of tasty breakfast dishes and morning beverages. Their breakfast drink menu, in particular, is burst with everything from mimosas to a Pancake Shot (2 Gingers, butterscotch Schnapps with an OJ chaser and bacon) to the more exotic Menage of Mimosas (orange, cranberry, blueberry, and sour cherry). Open seven days a week.
The Fremont Restaurant & Bar
1300 Lagoon Ave #100, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Committed to providing local food and beverages, The Fremont serves the best cheap brunch dishes. Brunch items include breakfast burritos, Belgian waffles, poutine, and much more. Open weekends at 11 am.
The Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen
515 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
With a mix of country and fancy, The Copper Hen has brunch covered for any occasion. Of course, their biggest draw is no doubt the bottomless mimosas, but take note of their menu which includes pancakes, eggs benedict, and omelets of numerous varieties. Open weekends at 8 am.
731 Hennepin Ave #1, Minneapolis, MN 55403
As one of the highlights of downtown, Union Rooftop is quite the spot for brunch, come rain or shine when morning dawns. Dining on their rooftop with a glass ceiling is quite the experience and their menus are just as versatile for brunch. Open weekends at 10 am.
1601 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Home of great Italian dishes, Amore Uptown also dishes out a delicious brunch as well. They have a number of fine dishes such as the Hobo Skillet (bacon, mushroom, tomato, onion, cheddar, potatoes, two eggs any style), and Italian Eggs (frittata style eggs, marinara, potatoes, Italian sausage, mozzarella, peppers, toast). Open weekends at 10 am.
1600 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Barbette serves the best French inspired cheap breakfast options in Minneapolis. The restaurant features a hip and sophisticated vibe for a brunch most special. Highlights of the menu include Niçoise (purple potato, soft boiled egg, olives, anchovy, green beans, Dijon vinaigrette), and Classic Baguette French Toast. Open seven days a week at 9 am.
The Tiny Diner
1024 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Small but cozy, The Tiny Diner has a retro allure that makes it quite the spot for brunch. Plenty of options are available including buttermilk biscuits & gravy and eggs of all sorts. Open seven days a week at 7 am.
3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Known for their all-day American food, Birchwood Cafe has the sweetest of orders to make brunch complete. Their menu of cheap brunch dishes includes savory waffles, breakfast sandwiches, and cinnamon rolls. Open for weekend brunch at 9 am.
3501 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
For some Latin flavor in the morning hours, Hola Arepa is just the spot for brunch. Throw some spice into the meal with Tostadas and Fried Yuca Hash. There are plenty of drinks for the occasion including mimosas, bloody mary, and bloody maria. Open weekends at 10 am.
Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Open yet cozy with a brick-and-wood interior, Red Stag Supperclub offers far more than supper. Their brunch menu includes such tasty options as Brioche French Toast, Eggs Benedict, and Roasted Vegetable Hash. Open at 11 am Monday – Friday and 9 am Saturday – Sunday.
Wise Acre Eatery
5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419
With an industrial-chic look, Wise Acre specializes in farm-to-fork meals that can make their brunches extra special. In addition to the staple of mimosas, their egg dishes are plentiful with such options as the Eggs Bernadette and the Omelet of the Day. Open Wednesday – Sunday for brunch.
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The Kenwood Restaurant
2115 W 21st St, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Though coming labeled as a place where one can indulge in breakfast for dinner, Kenwood is open a bit earlier on weekends to make that brunch dream a reality. Check out their rustic appeal as they serve up decadent breakfast-worthy items with just the right drinks to accompany. Open at 11 am on Saturdays and Sundays.
2640 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
With a light and luscious location, The Lynhall has an immaculate brunch menu. Though there are numerous options, how could anyone resist the decadent Brunch Bundle which comes with a pastry, entree, bottomless brewed coffee, and a choice of bloody mary and mimosa. Open Thursday-Sunday at 9 am.
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