Best of Boston

Best Brunch, Gourmet

1999 Best Brunch

Harvest

Cambridge
The three-course prix-fixe menu is everything brunch should be: a selection of sweet and savory breakfast and lunch dishes and an assortment of chilled seafood […] read more»
1998 Best Brunch

Rowes Wharf Restaurant at The Boston Harbor Hotel

Boston
Bring a hefty appetite and anyone you want to impress for the elegant decor and sensational harbor views at the most sumptuous buffet brunch in […] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Gay Scene

Appetito

Boston
The Sunday brunch buffet at Appetito is to die for, with scrumptious eggs benedict, fluffy muffins, and perfectly seasoned homefries. Alas, eating any of it […] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Jazz

Bella Luna

Jamaica Plain
Sunday brunch should be a relaxing way to stretch out the end of the weekend and ease into the coming week. Bella Luna is a […] read more»
1997 Best Brunch, Lesbian Scene

Pinardi’s

Jamaica Plain
Throw on the Birks, and take the girls to Pinardi’s in Jamaica Plain. There might be a short wait for a table, but hey, just […] read more»
1996 Best Brunch, Suburban

Baker’s Best

Newton Highlands
This place is already a neighborhood institution for its takeout, but the new Sunday brunch, with its huge Belgian waffles, great custom omelets, superb muffins, […] read more»
1995 Best Brunch

House of Blues

Cambridge
Live gospel music in a mini-museum of folk art, and a Southern-style buffet that includes eggs, fried catfish, breakfast meats, biscuits, fruit salad, and bread […] read more»
1994 Best Brunch, Hotel

Bennett Street Cafe at the Charles Hotel

Cambridge
On Sunday mornings the sunny Bennett Street Cafe has an air of eternal spring. A mind-boggling array of exquisite baked goods, smoked fish, fresh fruit, […] read more»
1992 Best Brunch

Hotel Meridien

Boston
The competition is getting fierce, but of all the great brunches in town, the Meridien’s is the best. read more»
1988 Best Brunch

St. Cloud

Boston
Big glass windows overlook the new South End. It’s the (fresh) berries. read more»
1983 Best Brunch

The Last Hurrah

Boston
The food’s not that much better than at other spots. But the other spots don’t have Bo Winiker’s swing band to serenade you. read more»
1978 Best Brunch

Parker’s, in the Parker House

Boston
Besides the usual, this elegant establishment offers finnan haddie, pate, hearts of palm, lamb chops, veal Marsala, croissants, and live jazz harp music—all for $8.50. […] read more»
1974 Best Brunch

The Falstaff Room

Boston
The Falstaff Room at the Sheraton Boston has a fountain spouting Bloody Marys and unlimited eggs, seafood, muffins and pastries. Open only on Sundays, it […] read more»