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As April quickly approaches, so does National Brunch Month! A cherished meal for many reasons, brunch not only fuses the best of two mealtimes, but also serves as a ritual to unwind and relish in the company of friends and loved ones. Whether drawn to this meal for its sweet and savory offerings or for its socializing appeal, folks can celebrate with number of stellar brunch offerings from locales including Butcher BarPatchworkRed Owl TavernSquare 1682Stella of New HopeThe DutchThe Twisted Tail, and Urban Farmer.

Butcher Bar, the Rittenhouse hub for American comfort food, grilled fare, and an expansive brown spirits collection, invites brunch-lovers to let the good times flow with their “Top It Off” pre-fixe brunch. Available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am – 3:00pm, the all-inclusive two-course menu boasts a bevy of sweet and savory brunch selections; from Cinnamon-Sugar French Toast Bites to Butcher Bar’s signature Burger Royale, as well as guests’ choice of mimosas, Bloody Marys, or featured margaritas (with plenty of top-offs!) for $48/pp. While reservations for “Top It Off” brunch must be made at least 24 hours in advance, walk-ins are welcome to Butcher Bar’s shining à la carte brunch menu. 

Hours of operation: Monday through Wednesday 4pm – 9pm, Thursday 4pm – 10pm, Friday 4pm – 11pm, Saturday 11:30am – 11pm and Sunday 11:30am – 8pm, with Happy Hour served Monday through Friday 4pm – 6:30pm. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am – 3pm.

2034 Chestnut St, Philadelphia PA | 215.563.MEAT | Website Instagram Facebook Twitter

Patchwork, a lively restaurant and bar focused on New American cuisine nestled on the second floor of Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia, boasts a weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 1pm. Hyatt Centric guests and neighborhood locals can enjoy savory and sweet brunch offerings a la carte such as French Toast ($18) with Nutella and whipped cream, a Patchwork Omelette ($19) with beech mushrooms, broccoli rabe and Swiss cheese, and a Croissant Sandwich ($16) with egg, smoked ham, Swiss cheese, and dijonaise. Patchwork also offers a Breakfast Buffet ($29) that includes chef’s daily selections, coffee and tea.

Reservations are encouraged and can be made on Resy.  

Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 6:30 am – 9 pm; Friday – Saturday 7 am – 10 pm; Sunday 7 am – 9 pm

1620 Chancellor Street | 215.985.1234 | Website | Facebook | Instagram

Red Owl Tavern, the contemporary kitchen and bar located across from Independence Hall in Old City, offers a plethora of options on their brunch menu, which is served daily. Guests can choose from creative dishes including Wagyu Brisket Tacos ($22) paired with crispy hash browns, smoked brisket, Cotija, and salsa verde, Chicken & Waffles ($14) crafted with a Belgian waffle, buttermilk fried chicken and spicy chile butter, and their 

Breakfast Jawn ($18), a Philly-inspired take on a breakfast sandwich served with Jersey pork roll, cooper sharp, hash brown, fried eggs, long hot aioli and breakfast potatoes. Imbibers can also elevate their brunch experience with Red Owl Tavern’s Mimosa Brunch ($22), which consists of a bottle of sparking white and a choice of orange or cranberry juice (with the purchase of any entrée). 

Hours of operation: Monday through Tuesday 8am – 9pm, Wednesday 8am – 3pm, Thursday and Friday 8am – 10pm, Saturday 9am – 10pm, Sunday 9am – 3pm

433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.923.2267 |Website Instagram Twitter Facebook

Square 1682, the modern American upbeat kitchen located on the ground level of the Kimpton Hotel Palomar, presents an enticing weekend brunch program catering to hotel guests and visitors alike. Folks can kick back and socialize whilst enjoying delicious menu staples such as the Philly Special ($18) consisting of roast pork, poached eggs, braised greens, English muffin, hollandaise, and breakfast potatoes, Buttermilk Pancakes ($16) with PA maple syrup and berries, Duck Wings & Waffles ($18) with fried wings, honey, sambal, lime zest, and maple syrup on a buttermilk waffle, and Huevos Rancheros ($17) with fried eggs, black bean & tomato salsa, jalapeño, and queso fresco on a crispy tortilla. The restaurant also serves up a variety of brunch cocktails including Mimosas ($11), Aperol Spritzes ($13) and the Express Yo’ Self ($14), made with Kettle One Vodka, Kahlua, and La Colombe espresso. 

Hours of operation: Breakfast Monday through Friday 7am – 11am; Brunch Saturday 8am – 3pm and Sunday 8am – 2pm; Lunch Monday through Thursday 11:30am – 2pm and Friday 11:30am – 3pm; Dinner Tuesday through Thursday 5 – 10pm and Friday & Saturday 5 – 11pm; Bar Sunday & Monday 9am – 2pm, Tuesday through Thursday 9am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 9am – 12am

121 S. 17th Street | (215) 563-5008 | Website Instagram Twitter Facebook

On Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 2 pm,  Stella of New Hope, Bucks County’s modern American restaurant overlooking the Delaware River in the heart of New Hope, PA, boasts a brunch menu with highlights such as the Smoked Salmon Platter ($20) with toasted everything bagel, caper, cream cheese, heirloom tomato and red onion, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes ($14) served with pure maple syrup, and Three Egg Frittata ($17) with jumbo lump crab, asparagus, tomato and goat cheese. Pair the meal with a brunch cocktail such as the newest addition to the drink menu, the Lady Astor’s Poison ($17), with earl grey infused rye, honey syrup, lemon and orange marmalade. 

Hours of operation: Thursday 5 – 12am, Friday 5 – 2am, Saturday 8 – 2am

50 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938 | 267.740.2691 |

The Dutch, the popular breakfast eatery with a focus on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, currently caters exclusively to brunch, specializing in morning-inspired dishes and refreshing sippers. The restaurant offers an array of specialty plates ranging from savory mainstays to sweet delicacies, with options including the 

“Uitsmijter” ($17) served with two dippy eggs, gouda, country paté, pickles, and marble rye, Chorizo Hash ($18) served with two dippy eggs, peppers, onions, cheddar cheese, and toast, and Ana Banana Pancakes ($14) served with blueberries and whipped cream. Folks can also choose from a 

daily selection of housemade breakfast pastries ($4 each), as well as a variety of omelettes, sandwiches, salads,

 and cocktails including their Gin Grapefruit Collins ($14) with grapefruit cordial and citrus, and an Elderflower Spritz ($13) crafted with sparkling wine citrus. 

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8am – 3pm, and Saturday & Sunday 8am – 2pm (brunch)

1537 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA | 215.551.5000 | Website Instagram Facebook Twitter  

The Twisted Tail, the Southern-inspired restaurant, bar and live music venue on Headhouse Square, offers a weekly brunch on Saturday from 11am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Elevate the weekend with 

Southern-inspired brunch highlights such as Crawfish Mac & Cheese ($8) with aged cheddar and toasted breadcrumbs, Cheesy Grits ($13)  with sharp cheddar, bacon crumbles and an egg; Chicken & Waffle ($18) with bourbon batter and a winter spiced-maple syrup; Brioche French Toast ($14) with creme brûlée, whipped cream and powdered sugar, and more. Guests can pair their meal with a speciality cocktail such as the Spring Fever ($16) made with Hornitos Blanco, mezcal, cachaça, grilled lemon, pear, ginger and honey, a Lynchburg Basil Lemonade ($13) composed of Jack Daniels, basil, lemon, sugar, or another one of The Twisted Tails’s boozy libations. 

Guests can enjoy live music at The Twisted Tail while indulging in brunch, every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 3pm. 

Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 4pm – 10pm; Friday 4pm – 12am; Saturday 11am – 12am; Sunday 10am – 10pm

509 S. 2nd St. | 215-558-2471 | Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Urban Farmer Philadelphia, the modern American steakhouse located in the Logan Hotel known for its locally-sourced ingredients and in-house butcher shop and mushroom program, boasts an incredible weekend brunch available from 7am to 2pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, guests can indulge in brunch specialties such as Biscuits and Sausage Gravy ($19) with buttermilk biscuits, sunny side up eggs and housemade pork sausage, Shrimp and Grits ($26) with castle valley red grits, andouille sausage, lobster-basil cream, cherry tomato and a poached egg, and Short Rib Hash ($22) with potato, Kennet Square mushrooms, mama lil’s peppers, spinach, béarnaise and sunny-side up egg. Brunch isn’t brunch without a few drinks, so guests can enjoy Urban Farmer’s Mimosa Kits offering a glass of sparkling + juice for $14, one bottle of sparkling + 3 juices for $68, or two bottles of sparkling + 3 juices for $126 or enjoy brunch cocktails including a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Vodka and housemade Bloody Mary mix, a UF Espresso Martini with vodka, amaro averna, kahlua and espresso or Farmer #4 with Tito’s Vodka, St. Germain, lime and a grapefruit cube.

Reservations for Urban Farmer can be made on OpenTable

Hours of operation:  Tuesday through Saturday, 8am – 9pm, and Sunday, 8am – 3pm

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215-963-2788 | Website | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

-Alana Shapiro