Best of Boston

Best Brunch

2019 Best Brunch, Cape Cod


Whatever your mark of a great brunch is—gooey cinnamon rolls, killer libations, or an outstanding eggs Benny—this Commercial Street gem delivers. With a background in [...] read more»
2019 Best Brunch, Martha's Vineyard

State Road

Want a meal to match your ideal summer day—unpretentious, nourishing, and simply delicious? State Road has the breakfast for you, from the rustic mushroom toast [...] read more»
2019 Best Brunch, Nantucket

The Proprietors

Flavor and creativity go hand in hand at this island eatery, where dishes such as mushroom-pâté-slathered focaccia and cheesy fried-green tomatoes set the tone for [...] read more»
2019 Best Brunch, North

Ledger Restaurant & Bar

The only way Ledger’s bloody-mary-fueled Sunday juggernaut could be any better is if they started offering their showstopping smoked-hollandaise eggs Benedict, handmade doughnuts, brûléed grapefruit, [...] read more»
2019 Best Brunch, South

Abby Park

Great suburban brunch spots must strike a balance—buzzy enough for hang time with single friends, family-friendly enough for Sunday socials with the full brood in [...] read more»
2019 Best Brunch, West

The Rail Trail Flatbread Co.

We’d never say no to pizza for breakfast—especially when it’s baked in a roaring wood-fired oven and crowned with an egg at this Hudson crowd-pleaser. [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, North

C.K. Pearl

Let the tourists stand in line for fried clams across the way while you claim a seat at Patrick Shea’s riverside Essex spot and let [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, South

The Farmer’s Daughter

North Easton
The progeny of potato farmers, chef Chandra Gouldrup offers emphatically local brunch fare we’d gladly wake up to every morning (even the coffee, Jim’s Organic, [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, West


Just off the north side of Moody Street, Waltham’s restaurant row, sits this slice of Havana heaven. During the Cuban eatery’s bustling brunch, crêpes stuffed [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, Nantucket

Island Kitchen

A year-round locals’ favorite, Island Kitchen expanded in 2017, adding a patio bar and a counter serving house-made ice cream and doughnuts in varieties such [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch

Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant

Brunch is best served in the company of good friends and shameless rounds of pre-noon cocktails. And right now, there’s no better place to indulge [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, Cape Cod

Old Yarmouth Inn

Whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday or just a sunny summer morning, you’ll want to bring the entire crew—and your appetite—to this 300-year-old inn’s Sunday [...] read more»
2018 Best Brunch, Martha’s Vineyard

Artcliff Diner

Vineyard Haven
Housed in a little shack just outside downtown Vineyard Haven, Artcliff is the epitome of an island establishment, beloved by locals and tourists alike. Slurp [...] read more»
2017 Best Brunch, Cape Cod

Hangar B Eatery

A top-notch brunch spot—on a tarmac? It's long been a reality in Cape Cod, where chef Brian Erskine turns out fluffy lemon-ricotta pancakes and hearty [...] read more»
2017 Best Brunch, West


Newton Centre
The toasted meringue rests, like a stormy cumulus cloud, atop the thick piece of buttery brioche, daring you to break into it and let the [...] read more»