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The 9 Best Brunch Spots Near Old City, Philadelphia

Updated: June 28, 2022

Champagne and orange juice paired with perfect eggs and bacon - who doesn’t love a good Old City brunch? We incorporated diner and expert reviews from top sites to create a definitive list of the best brunch spots. For omelets, pancakes, bottomless coffee, and everything you need after 10 a.m head to these Old City spots.

Find the perfect place

Luna Café

American, $$, Old CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, Old City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Are these trending Philadelphia restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2019

Eggcellent Cafe

American, $$, Old CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, Old City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Red Owl Tavern

New American, $$$, Old CityNew American, $$$Philadelphia, Old City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • U-Nation, 2021

    Grab The Crew And Check Out Our Favorite Bottomless Mimosas Brunch Restaurants In Philadelphia

    U-Nation, 2021

If you travel further

Winkel

$$, Washington Square$$Philadelphia, Washington Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2014

    Where to Eat Brunch in Philly Right Now

    Eater, 2014
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Are these trending Philadelphia restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2019

Honey's Sit-N-Eat

American, $$, Northern LibertiesAmerican, $$Philadelphia, Northern Liberties
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • U-Nation, 2022

    The Top 6 Brunches to Enjoy in Northern Liberties

    U-Nation, 2022
  • TimeOut, 2018

    The best brunch in Philadelphia right now

    TimeOut, 2018

Green Eggs Café

American, $$, Washington SquareAmerican, $$Philadelphia, Washington Square
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • U-Nation, 2021

    Our Favorite Brunch Spots in Philadelphia

    U-Nation, 2021
  • Thrillist, 2022

    15 Essential Brunch Restaurants in Philadelphia

    Thrillist, 2022

The Wayward

American, $$, Washington SquareAmerican, $$Philadelphia, Washington Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Bank & Bourbon

American, $$$, Washington SquareAmerican, $$$Philadelphia, Washington Square
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Le Pain Quotidien

$$, Washington Square$$Philadelphia, Washington Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Old City. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 16402 restaurants, and 770 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, Thrillist and U-Nation. For example, we considered Hoodline - Are these trending Philadelphia restaurants on your radar?, Thrillist - 15 Essential Brunch Restaurants in Philadelphia and U-Nation - Our Favorite Brunch Spots in Philadelphia as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Fork, Morimoto, and Buddakan are the highest-rated brunch restaurants that is good for groups in Old City.

Fork, Morimoto, and Buddakan are all great restaurants in Old City for a group brunch.

Fork, Morimoto, and Buddakan are the highest-rated upscale brunch restaurants in Old City.

Buddakan and Buk Chon Korean Cuisine, are the highest-rated restaurants that offer a dim sum brunches in Old City.

The highest-rated brunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Old City are Fork, Morimoto and Buddakan.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for prawn dumpling

    When ordering prawn dumpling, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of jasmine tea, a popular tea.

Factoids

  • A delicious pairing

    Did you know that breton apple cider pairs perfectly with crepe? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The NYC Dumpling Festival

    Not sure what to do in September? We have an event you should head to! Go hang out at the NYC Dumpling Festival in New York City. They even have a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest!

  • A tasty history lesson

    The espresso was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good espresso in their lives...

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