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The 5 Best Brunch Spots In Raleigh

Updated: June 23, 2022

Champagne and orange juice paired with perfect eggs and bacon - who doesn’t love a good Raleigh brunch? We incorporated diner and expert reviews from top sites to create a definitive list of the best brunch spots. You will find everything from healthy smoothies to indulgent biscuits and gravy at these Raleigh spots.

Find the perfect restaurant

Relish Craft Kitchen & Bourbon Bar

American, $$, Northwest RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    The 16 Best Restaurants in Raleigh

    Trip Savvy, 2020

The Flying Biscuit Cafe

American, $$, HillsboroughAmerican, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wral, 2018

    Best brunch spots in the Triangle

    Wral, 2018
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in Raleigh's Glenwood South neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Tupelo Honey

American, $$, WadeAmerican, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wral, 2018

    Best brunch spots in the Triangle

    Wral, 2018
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in Raleigh's Wade neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Parkside Restaurant

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Leesville Tap Room

American, $$, Northwest RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 3295 restaurants, and 212 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, Wral and Trip Savvy. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Check out the 4 most popular spots in Raleigh's Glenwood South neighborhood, Wral - Best brunch spots in the Triangle and Trip Savvy - The 16 Best Restaurants in Raleigh. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Brewery Bhavana, The Fiction Kitchen, and The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar are the highest-rated vegan-friendly brunch spots in Raleigh.

Second Empire Restaurant And Tavern, Stanbury, and Saint Jacques are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly brunch restaurants in Raleigh.

Brewery Bhavana, The Fiction Kitchen, and The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar are the highest-rated Raleigh restaurants which offer a vegan brunch.

Brewery Bhavana, The Rockford, and Oakwood Pizza Box are the highest-rated brunch restaurants for delivery in Raleigh.

Second Empire Restaurant And Tavern, Stanbury, and Saint Jacques are the highest-rated brunch restaurants for take-out in Raleigh.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your lobster dim sum

    Experts suggest pairing a lobster dim sum with a glass of oolong tea, a popular tea.


  • Rose and wu tao go


    wu tao go has to be had with a crisp drink because it carries the flavours of the dish. Grab some Rose and enjoy yourself. The drink goes superbly with the yam in the food.

Fun facts

  • All about dim sum

    June is when people in United Kingdom celebrate dim sum - it is National Dim Sum Week!

  • A hefty price-tag

    The most expensive omelette costs a whopping$1,000! Would you be willing to pay$1,000 for a fancy Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata?

  • Name a more iconic duo: breton apple cider & crepe

    Surely you’ve tried breton apple cider with your crepe? It’s a classic pairing.

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