Best of Boston

Best Brunch

2014 Best Brunch, West

Farmstead Table

Newton Centre
You can practically taste the love in chef Chad Burns’s buttery asparagus-and-goat-cheese quiche, delicate house-made blintzes, and chive soft-scrambled eggs with Grafton cheddar. That it’s [...] read more»
2014 Best Brunch

Puritan & Company

Cambridge
The ideal brunch requires the trifecta of good food, good drinks, and good company. Puritan covers the first two in spades, with house-baked pastries (strawberry-almond [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch

Craigie on Main

Cambridge
Tony Maws has made a name for himself with the meaty inventiveness of his dinner menu, and his brunch menu reflects that same ethos. Oft-changing [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, South

Oro

Scituate
There's no better way to start a Sunday than at Oro, just a stone's throw from the water in Scituate Harbor. Your morning coffee will [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, North

Organic Garden Cafe

Beverly
With a reasonably priced menu that caters to a diverse range of eaters, the Organic Garden Cafe will leave you feeling full and healthy. It's [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, West

AKA Bistro

Lincoln
What do French toast with dulce de leche and Hawaiian poke have in common? They're both on the brunch menu at this French-Japanese fusion spot, [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, Cape Cod

Hangar B Eatery

Chatham
Even if you're not flying anywhere, Hangar B—located at the Chatham airport—is worth a trip for its lemon-ricotta pancakes and the freshly baked doughnuts. Dig [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, Martha's Vineyard

Artcliff Diner

Vineyard Haven
A Vineyard Haven mainstay, the Artcliff Diner is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Try the popular almond-crusted French toast; get indulgent with the Green [...] read more»
2013 Best Brunch, Nantucket

Boarding House

Nantucket
The patio at this island institution is prime people-watching real estate, but it's the food that keeps us coming back season after season. The brioche [...] read more»
2012 Best Brunch

Gaslight

Boston
On a lazy weekend, there's no better spot to linger with a mimosa than this South End brasserie. Sleek booths and communal tables, plus a [...] read more»
2011 Best Brunch

The Gallows

Boston
It's no wonder that the restaurant boasting the city's best poutin—a natural hangover cur—would also dish out this year's best brunch. The "sunrise" version of [...] read more»
2011 Best Brunch, Weekday

Trina’s Starlite Lounge

Somerville
The whole point of brunch is that it's an excuse for indulgence. So why not inject a dash of naughtiness and have it on a [...] read more»
2010 Best Brunch

Highland Kitchen

Somerville
We could give this award solely on the merits of Highland Kitchen's tangy, saucy shrimp and grits. But there's so much more to love. Teeming [...] read more»
2009 Best Brunch

Toro

Boston
A truly great brunch must hit four marks: a tasty and varied menu, a strong bar, a relaxed atmosphere, and outdoor seating. Over the past [...] read more»
2008 Best Brunch, Neighborhood, Central Square

Miracle of Science

Cambridge
The cool little bar near MIT is arguably at its best in the a.m.: more quiet contemplation, fewer yelling matches over particle physics. read more»