February 24, 2018

Grab a Friend and Get Brunchin'

Whether you stayed in last night with your cats and watched reruns of The Bachelor or you drank one too many tequila shots with your friends, Sunday brunch (with a few bloody marys — or mimosas, if that's your thing) is the right way to end the weekend and/or start curing a hangover. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite brunch spots for you to drool over. So get out of bed and go eat some goetta. 

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Wunderbar provides a safe haven to those interested in hangover remedies who can’t quite remember their karaoke performance from the night before. A German-inspired bar and eatery, Wunderbar offers $3 mimosas and $4 bloody marys alongside a rotating brunch menu. Pictured? Langunge Frustruck: bacon, goetta, breakfast sausage, 2 eggs, homefries, a biscuit and a side of gravy.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Wunderbar provides a safe haven to those interested in hangover remedies who can’t quite remember their karaoke performance from the night before. A German-inspired bar and eatery, Wunderbar offers $3 mimosas and $4 bloody marys alongside a rotating brunch menu. Pictured? Langunge Frustruck: bacon, goetta, breakfast sausage, 2 eggs, homefries, a biscuit and a side of gravy.
A family-friendly breakfast and lunch spot, much of Sleepy Bee's food is sourced locally from farms with bee-friendly practices. With spots in Oakley and Blue Ash, they just opened a brand new location downtown.
Photo: Khoi Nguyen
A family-friendly breakfast and lunch spot, much of Sleepy Bee's food is sourced locally from farms with bee-friendly practices. With spots in Oakley and Blue Ash, they just opened a brand new location downtown.
The bar-top seating, vintage swivel chairs and vinyl booths keeps the atmosphere rooted in the 1950s, while Hyde Park's The Echo’s mix of 20-year regulars and hungover college students brings multiple generations together. Try the Flying Pig Sandwich: ham, bacon and Swiss cheese between two slices of French toast.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
The bar-top seating, vintage swivel chairs and vinyl booths keeps the atmosphere rooted in the 1950s, while Hyde Park's The Echo’s mix of 20-year regulars and hungover college students brings multiple generations together. Try the Flying Pig Sandwich: ham, bacon and Swiss cheese between two slices of French toast.
Over-the-Rhine’s Quan Hapa is drawing significant interest for its Asian spin on brunch. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, the menu centers on congee, essentially rice porridge and a popular breakfast choice in East Asia. And Spam, like in this Spam, eggs and rice dish.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Over-the-Rhine’s Quan Hapa is drawing significant interest for its Asian spin on brunch. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, the menu centers on congee, essentially rice porridge and a popular breakfast choice in East Asia. And Spam, like in this Spam, eggs and rice dish.
Located in Paddock Hills, this vibrantly eclectic breakfast joint has served up classics in a unique way since 1941. Go for the iconic wispy thin pancakes and bigger-than-your-head veggie omelet; stay for the novelty rubber ducks.
Photo: Jesse Fox
Located in Paddock Hills, this vibrantly eclectic breakfast joint has served up classics in a unique way since 1941. Go for the iconic wispy thin pancakes and bigger-than-your-head veggie omelet; stay for the novelty rubber ducks.
Nation Kitchen & Bar in Pendleton’s bottomless brunch would surely cause famous temperance warrior Carrie Nation to roll over in her grave. For just $28, guests can grab endless mimosas, screwdrivers and bloody “carries” alongside any brunch dish. Hello, tot bowl.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Nation Kitchen & Bar in Pendleton’s bottomless brunch would surely cause famous temperance warrior Carrie Nation to roll over in her grave. For just $28, guests can grab endless mimosas, screwdrivers and bloody “carries” alongside any brunch dish. Hello, tot bowl.