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The 3 Best Brunch Spots Near South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

How good does Bloody Mary's paired chicken and waffles sound? That's why we love brunch at these South Lake Union gems. We found these eggcellent brunch spots by analyzing top review sites, food publications, and blogs. Round up the gang and indulge in South Lake Union’s best french toast, eggs benedict, and more at these fantastic venues.

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Portage Bay Cafe - South Lake Union

American, $$, South Lake UnionAmerican, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Seattle Brunch Guide

    Infatuation, 2019

If you travel further

14 Carrot Cafe

American, $$, EastlakeAmerican, $$Seattle, Eastlake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2020

    Where To Eat & Drink In Eastlake

    Infatuation, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Find Shareable Dishes, Cozy Vibes and Family-like Friendliness at Seattle's Homestyle Eateries

    USA Today

Jimmy's On Broadway

American, $$, First HillAmerican, $$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 10951 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1286 lists and articles – looking closely at what TripAdvisor, USA Today and Infatuation had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence, USA Today - 10Best - Find Shareable Dishes, Cozy Vibes and Family-like Friendliness at Seattle's Homestyle Eateries and Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink In Eastlake. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Parking tips

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