There are few things we love more than a good weekend brunch. From fluffy buttermilk pancakes and brioche French toast to lox sandwiches and eggs bennys, there are so many options sure to leave your taste buds happy. Here’s where we’re eating brunch on Chicago’s North Shore.
566 Chestnut St., Winnetka
This Winnetka favorite puts a Greek spin on brunch with Greek honey pancakes, Tsoureki (aka traditional Greek sweet bread) French toast and Greek omelets. Avli also boasts the cutest outdoor patio, perfect for those warmer months.
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2. Cupitol Coffee & Eatery 810 Grove St., Evanston Cupitol is an “all day lounge” that’s part restaurant, part bakery and part bar. For those looking to brunch, choose from a variety of coffees, teas, juices and smoothies to pair with everything from omelettes and breakfast sandwiches to pasties and pancakes or waffles.
703 Church St., Evanston
Located in Downtown Evanston, Farmhouse Evanston is a Midwestern craft tavern specializing in local food and drink. During brunch, order the Brown Sugar Brioche French Toast, Farmer’s Grilled Cheese, Farmaquilles or the Curry Spiced Heirloom Grains Breakfast Bowl. And be sure to order the beer battered Wisconsin cheese curds to start!
694 Vernon Ave., Glencoe
What’s not to love about Guildhall? The restaurant’s interior is absolutely stunning and the restaurant offers a variety of delicious brunch options like Housemade Chorizo and Hominy Hash, Honey Toast, and doughnuts, plus cocktails like the Guildhall Bloody and Tropical Sunrise.
1100 N. Milwaukee Ave., Glenview
From strawberry banana nutella crepes to the lobster scramble, brunch at Jolane’s is always a treat. Sit in the glass-enclosed conservatory to soak up the sunshine while you enjoy brunch at this North Shore hot spot.
623 Howard St., Evanston
Oh how we pine for brunch at Peckish Pig. From pancakes and crepes to bacon-wrapped eggs and cheesy grits – Peckish Pig’s brunch menu is not to be missed. Whatever you do, be sure to start with a warm bag of house made donuts.
601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook
Benedicts, omelets and pancakes are just a few of the many options you’ll find on the brunch menu at Prairie Grass Cafe. With lemon ricotta pancakes and Texas French toast to smoked salmon benedicts and ancho marinated skirt steak, there’s definitely something for everyone at this Northbrook hot spot.
601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
Two words: Sunday Brunch. Bring your appetites and wear your stretchy pants because Saranello’s offers a brunch buffet that’s not to be missed. Enjoy homemade granola, eggs and omelets, French toast and waffles, a steak and turkey carving station, seafood, pasta specials, a dessert table, mimosas and so much more.
820 Clark St., Evanston
Donut French toast, crab cake benedicts, smoked salmon flatbread and the brunch burger are just a few of the items you can find on The Cellar’s brunch menu. This downtown Evanston gem is what weekend brunch dreams are made of.